A beautiful face displays to the world more than graceful features — symmetry and balance are equally important. Aging gradually changes the elegant proportions of youth, as skin loses collagen, firmness and flexibility. When this happens, targeted fat transfer can restore this balance by shaping a lifted appearance in the cheeks, creating the illusion of… Continue Reading →
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… Continue Reading →
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… Continue Reading →
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… Continue Reading →
In the age of social media, the eternal quest to be loved has taken a detour into a new and urgent goal: to be liked. The thumbs-up on Facebook or the Instagram heart confirms our value, sending our self-esteem soaring. Sometimes the pursuit of a look to like brings clients to the Beverly Hills office… Continue Reading →
Some types of plastic surgery procedures can be combined. However, there are many factors that can determine how safe a combination procedure is and what the benefits will be for the patient. In this post, Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Ashkan Ghavami discusses when it is safe to combine plastic surgery procedures into one operation.