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Subnasal Lip Lift

Published on October 24, 2018 by Jonathan Pontell

Lip enhancement has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures, thanks in large part to the rise of social media and the desire to always be caught looking your best. Regardless of whether or not your dissatisfaction stems from the aging process, where the lips thin with time, or from naturally thin lips, these […]

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Common Reasons for Revision Rhinoplasty

Published on September 20, 2018 by Jonathan Pontell

Of all the facial features, the nose can create some of the most significant and lasting insecurities. Men and women have sought out rhinoplasty for decades to reshape and resize their nose. Even though rhinoplasty is performed often, and has been performed for many years, it is still one of the most challenging procedures to […]

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How Does Skin Thickness Play a Role in Ethnic Rhinoplasty?

Published on August 31, 2018 by Jonathan Pontell

Rhinoplasty is often considered one of the most complicated cosmetic procedures; it is a procedure where multiple factors come into play, and this difficulty may, in some cases, be increased when performing ethnic rhinoplasty. Ethnic rhinoplasty is a specialty that tailors rhinoplasty techniques to meet the specific needs and desires of varying ethnicities, such as […]

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How the Nose Affects Facial Aesthetics

Published on January 15, 2018 by Jonathan Pontell

People seeking out nasal surgery do so for two major reasons. One is that there is a functional issue with their nose that needs to be corrected. The second, and more common reason, is that they want to enhance their appearance. These are the different ways the nose can affect your facial aesthetics. Symmetry As […]

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Closed Versus Open Rhinoplasty

Published on December 15, 2017 by Jonathan Pontell

One of the most confusing decisions when considering your rhinoplasty procedure is whether to choose an open or closed surgical approach. While this decision may sound daunting, closed and open rhinoplasty only refer to the different ways of accessing the nasal framework. Dr. Pontell performs both open and closed rhinoplasty, with the vast majority being […]

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Restore Skin Firmness Without Surgery

Published on December 01, 2017 by Jonathan Pontell

Are you tired of trying to fight the effects of time unsuccessfully? Have you begun to notice your facial features slowly drooping over time, making you look tired and worn out? Facial laxity is one of the most common facial aging issues. However, many people feel that their facial aging doesn’t warrant surgical intervention, which […]

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4 Benefits of a Mini Facelift

Published on October 11, 2017 by Jonathan Pontell

Facial aging comes in many forms, and for every issue, there is a unique procedure to help you look and feel younger. Lower facial sagging that occurs at the cheeks, jawline, and neck are improved with a facelift. However, if you are considering a facelift but don’t have issues with a large fat distribution in […]

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How Is Revision Rhinoplasty Different?

Published on September 14, 2017 by Jonathan Pontell

Many people have specific complaints about their physical appearance. Your issue could be that you are bothered by the appearance of your nose. You may wish your nose was smaller, less bulbous, better balanced, or more attractive in some other way. So you may choose rhinoplasty to correct deformities of the nose that rebalance and […]

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Which Kind of Facelift Is Right for You?

Published on August 15, 2017 by Jonathan Pontell

Quite often, it appears that our skin ages much quicker than our personalities do. Heredity, sun exposure, and lifestyle choices all play a role in aging skin, and our faces and necks often show the tell-tale signs of aging: lines, wrinkles, sagging tissues, loose skin, and volume loss. Unfortunately, there is no magical cure for […]

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Harsh Lines and Wrinkles? Get a Softer Look With Injectable Fillers

Published on July 27, 2017 by Jonathan Pontell

A face riddled with harsh lines and wrinkles portrays an image of old age, anger, grumpiness, and tiredness. Facial lines and wrinkles affect your entire look, making you look not only older but also less attractive and approachable. With injectable fillers, you can erase facial wrinkles and reclaim a softer and more youthful look. Aging […]

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When Does Hair Loss Start?

Published on June 27, 2017 by Jonathan Pontell

There is a common misconception that hair loss only happens to old men. The truth is, hair loss can begin at any age. However, the younger you are when you start to lose your hair can lead to increased insecurities about your appearance. Two-thirds of men will experience hair loss by the time they are […]

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Hair Loss Isn’t Just a Man’s Problem

Published on May 30, 2017 by Jonathan Pontell

Many people think that hair loss only happens to men. The fact is, women make up 40 percent of the people who suffer from hair loss in America. It is estimated that over 21 million American women suffer from some form of hair loss, but only 12 percent of them seek treatment. That percentage is […]

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