While a surgical facelift is typically considered the “gold standard” for facial rejuvenation, some patients–particularly those with earlier signs of aging–are pleased to learn that a mini facelift here at my NYC practice is sufficient to create the results they want. The abbreviated scars associated with a mini facelift constitute a large part of the surgery’s appeal–but it’s not appropriate for everyone. Here, I’d like to touch on 3 key points to keep in mind before you get your heart set on a mini facelift. 1 – The Ideal Candidate Although it seems counterintuitive, the mini facelift actually predates the traditional … Read More
We are very excited to announce that Dr. Konstantin was selected as a 2018 Castle Connolly Top Doctor. It is a great honor to be chosen as one of the best Facial Plastic Surgeons in New York metro area. We are extremely proud of receiving this top award for the third year in the row.
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