Because the face is the first area of the body most people tend to notice, my prospective facelift patients in NYC often want to know where their incisions will be placed and how any scars will appear once they’re fully healed. I believe this question can be best answered with a visual aid. In this video, a member of my staff and I work together to illustrate where I typically make incisions during most facelift procedures. Today’s modern facelift begins with an incision around the sideburn, or hair patch, at the temple. I make this incision as close to the … Read More
People experience a mix of excitement and anxiety when preparing for blepharoplasty. At my Manhattan (NYC) practice, I reassure my patients that these feelings are normal. After all, blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure, and the uncertainty of surgery often leaves patients feeling a bit apprehensive. I want to take the opportunity to reduce some of that uncertainty with this blog post. By reviewing what you can expect both before and after your blepharoplasty, I hope that you’ll feel thoroughly prepared and confident. Before Blepharoplasty By preparing at home as much as you can, you can ensure your recuperation is likely to be … Read More
Last year in an issue of New Beauty I offered some guidance on ways to reinvigorate the eyelids other than blepharoplasty. I specialize in eyelid surgery here in NYC, so the topic certainly piques my interest. Blepharoplasty is so often the default procedure when it comes to awakening the eyes, but there are other procedures that can complement or even work in lieu of blepharoplasty to create optimal, complete results. In this blog post, I’d like to expand on those procedures and help you understand when they may be appropriate. Let’s begin by examining the limitations of blepharoplasty by answering the question, “Is blepharoplasty … Read More
To me, the endoscopic-assisted facelift represents some of the most exciting innovations in aesthetic medicine. Smaller incisions, an abbreviated recuperation, and superior, natural-looking results make it one of the most promising procedures in my practice. In this blog post, I want to take a closer look at the nuances of the endoscopic facelift as performed at my NYC practice, including its technique, its advantages, and its future. What Is Endoscopic Facelift? Using a slender, flexible wireless instrument called an endoscope, I can visualize the deep, supportive structures of the face without making large incisions. This approach combines the benefits of a deep-plane facelift … Read More
Dr. Konstantin is invited to give a talk at the most prestigious multi-specialty cosmetic symposium in the world. Vegas Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Dermatology symposium is a gathering of cosmetic surgeons from four different specialties: Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Oculoplastic Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology. Dr. Konstantin will present his neck contouring technique in a talk titled “Creating A Beautiful Neck – Three Layer Neck Contouring Technique”.