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Treatments

Diagnosing Sleep Disorders

Sleep Study Because obstructive sleep apnea often includes loud snoring, a sleep study is used as part of a larger evaluation to help distinguish between the two conditions. Sleep studies can be performed in a sleep laboratory or in your own bed at home. Home sleep studies generally monitor breathing patterns, oxygen levels and heart Read more

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Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy

Our sleep medicine experts are international leaders in drug-induced sleep endoscopy, an evaluation technique that guides the selection of surgical procedures for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. The purpose of drug-induced sleep endoscopy is to determine what is causing the blockage of breathing. During this procedure, conducted in an operating room, the patient receives just Read more

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Neck Liposuction

A contoured, well-defined neckline can achieve a more youthful appearance. Neck liposuction slims and reshapes the neckline. Women and men in their 20s and 30s who were born with fat around their chin and neckline may choose neck liposuction to permanently remove the fat and gain a toned, youthful neckline. Mature patients combine neck liposuction Read more

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Necklift Surgery

Necklift surgery, or neck liposuction, delivers a more toned or smoother appearance around the chin and neck area. Patients often refer to this is a “turkey neck” or “wattle,” which may reduce their self-esteem. As we get older, our age is clearly visible around the neck and below the jawline. Sagging skin or excess fatty Read more

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Scar Revision Surgery

Scar revision surgery drastically minimizes the visual appearance of a facial laceration scar. A facial laceration is a cut or tear in the soft tissue of your face or neck. Neck or facial scarring is often the result of severe acne, trauma, injury or surgery, such as skin cancer resection. Scarring also may occur as Read more

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Mid-Facelift

Mid-facelift surgery elevates the upper cheeks of the face and can help achieve a youthful and attractive appearance. As we age, the fatty tissue that drapes over the cheekbones begins to droop and sag. The result is less prominent cheekbones and what appears as a deep fold of skin and fat between the nose and Read more

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Facial Laceration Repair

A facial laceration is a cut or tear in the soft tissue of your face or neck. Injuries to the face, head and neck, including lacerations, abrasions, hematomas and facial fractures, account for a large number of emergency room visits. Many of these injuries may be repaired by emergency room physicians. However, most injuries are Read more

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Facial Fat Transfer

Several factors contribute to facial aging: sagging of the facial soft tissues due to gravity, wrinkles of the skin due to loss of elasticity (which can be accelerated by excess sun exposure) and, most importantly, the loss of volume in the face. The loss of facial volume accentuates the look of aging by giving the Read more

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Facelift (Rhytidectomy)

Visible signs of facial aging are the result of changes in the skin, fat, soft tissues and bone structure. Aging causes the loss of facial volume and skin elasticity. It is manifested in the face by the presence of sagging skin around the eyes, loss of neckline definition, drooping skin around the jawline and deep Read more

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Aesthetic Surgery

Aesthetic surgery is designed to improve the appearance of the face. Examples include face lift surgery, blepharoplasty, rhinoplasty (nose reshaping) and brow lifts. Our facial plastic surgeons focus exclusively on the face. Consultations can include three-dimensional imaging (Vectra™) upon request. We offer consultations on facial rejuvenation surrounding soft tissue filler and botulinum toxin (Botox™) injections. Read more

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