Facial Cosmetic Surgery

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UT Southwestern Medical Center’s plastic surgeons take into account the individual anatomy of each patient’s face and apply the latest cosmetic surgery innovations to achieve a natural, refreshed look.

UT Southwestern leads the way in discovering how the face ages, improvements in surgical techniques to attain a natural look, the effectiveness of new technology, and more.

What Is Facial Cosmetic Surgery?

Facial cosmetic surgery refers to a variety of surgical procedures, such as a face lift or nose job, aimed at improving the patient’s facial appearance. These procedures are designed to address specific concerns or achieve desired aesthetic goals, such as improving facial symmetry, reducing signs of aging, enhancing facial contours, or correcting facial features.

Comprehensive Facial Cosmetic Procedures

At UT Southwestern, we're committed to delivering an exceptional experience across a broad spectrum of cosmetic services, with a special focus on facial enhancements. Our cosmetic surgery team tailors a variety of treatments to meet each patient’s aesthetic needs.

From traditional procedures such as face lifts and neck lifts to specialized services such as ear shaping (otoplasty), neck liposuction, and facial feminization or masculinization, our approach combines precision, innovation, and personalized care.

Every patient is unique. That's why we plan and perform each procedure with meticulous attention to their distinct features and preferences. Patients benefit from our use of leading-edge techniques and technologies, which help ensure the best possible results and high patient satisfaction.

Our team is dedicated to supporting patients in reaching their aesthetic goals with unparalleled expertise and compassion.

Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

Cosmetic surgery procedures aim to enhance or improve the appearance of specific areas of the body. Cosmetic surgery can address various concerns, including signs of aging, loss of facial volume, and excess skin.

Common procedures include:

  • Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery): Removes excess skin, fat, or muscle from the eyelids to rejuvenate the appearance of the eyes and reduce puffiness or droopiness
  • Brow lift (forehead lift): Lifts and smooths the brow area to reduce forehead wrinkles and create a more alert and youthful look
  • Genioplasty (chin augmentation): Enhances the chin's size or shape through implants or surgical techniques to achieve better facial balance and harmony
  • Face lift: Tightens and lifts sagging facial tissues to restore a more youthful and refreshed appearance
  • Facial feminization: Several techniques designed to alter facial features to create a more feminine appearance, often performed as part of gender confirmation surgery
  • Facial masculinization: Several techniques designed to alter facial features to create a more masculine appearance, commonly performed as part of gender confirmation surgery
  • Fat grafting to the face: Takes a small amount of fat from one part the body, such as the thighs or abdomen, and injects it into areas of the face that need more fullness
  • Neck lift: Targets loose skin and muscles in the neck area to reduce sagging and improve the contour of the jawline
  • Neck liposuction: Removes excess fat from the neck area to improve neck contour and reduce the appearance of a double chin
  • Lip augmentation: Enhances lip size or shape using dermal fillers or implants
  • Lip lift: Shortens the distance between the nose and upper lip, creating a fuller and more youthful lip appearance
  • Otoplasty (ear surgery): Reshapes or repositions the ears to improve their appearance or correct deformities
  • Rhinoplasty (nose job): Reshapes or resizes the nose to improve its appearance, function, or both

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