Life is steadily returning to normal after the upheaval of the pandemic. Now that it is possible to go out and about once more, you want to show off your best self – especially since so many friends and family members may not have seen you in person for at least a year. Top Los […]
As we age, it is common to gain volume in areas of the body where it is least welcome, such as the hips and abdomen. With the lips, the opposite is true. Lips lose their fullness and “pout” as the skin sags and loses collagen, the natural protein that keeps our facial features looking smooth and vibrant. How much and how fast this occurs depends in part on environment and lifestyle, but mostly genetics.
Dermal fillers have become increasingly popular as a convenient way to add fullness to lips and erase wrinkles near the mouth. Dermal fillers require just a few office visits, or sometimes a single injection session. For many clients, experienced Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Ashkan Ghavami recommends a permanent solution: upper lip lift. Here, Dr. Ghavami explains the benefits of lip lift, along with other effective options.
As we enter the new Roaring Twenties, angles and razor-sharp lines are in, soft plump curves are out — at least when it comes to the jawline.
The so-called “snatched” jawline began as a trend on social media, and continues to soar higher on the cosmetic wish list of many clients. Using both invasive and noninvasive techniques, trusted Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Ashkan Ghavami is skilled in crafting a strong, sleek jawline that can boost your presence and self-confidence.
Lewis Carroll would have loved the Internet. After all, it’s a looking-glass world where nothing is quite what it seems; a magical wonderland filled with curious characters and vivid, unexplored landscapes. Watching the colorful pageantry pass by on a smartphone screen, it’s often hard to believe your eyes.
Popular software programs like Facetune and Photoshop make it even harder to separate truth from illusion. A 21st-century version of the Cheshire Cat wouldn’t bother with the old disappearing trick to draw attention; he’d simply turn on Facebook filters.
Facial injectables such as Botox, Restylane and Juvederm are great ways to minimize the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and other facial aging signs. However, these products are limited in the results they are able to achieve. At one point or another, many patients begin to ask themselves whether they should exchange injectables for a surgical procedure such as facelift.
Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Ashkan Ghavami is the trusted choice for patients who wish to rejuvenate their appearance with injectables, facelift or both. Here, he explains when it is a good idea to consider switching from injectables to facelift.