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Facial Plastic Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center’s specialists are widely respected for their expertise in facial plastic surgery procedures such as Botox injections, chin augmentations, eyelid implant tightening, facial reanimation surgery, forehead lifts, rhinoplasty (nose jobs), septoplasty, and turbinate surgery.
We offer expert care by highly specialized surgeons who are specifically trained in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and are board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Latest Techniques in Facial Plastic Surgery
Our surgeons are widely respected for their expertise in all types of facial cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. They have dedicated their training and practice specifically to the highly specialized procedures and techniques necessary for treating the face, head, and neck.
- Injectables such as Botox, Restylane, and Juvaderm
- Facial implants (chin, malar): To improve the three-dimensional appearance of the face by adding additional volume where needed
- Rhinoplasty: We perform cosmetic rhinoplasty as well as treat nasal breathing obstruction caused by nasal valve collapse, deviated septum, and turbinate hypertrophy, among other conditions. We also perform reconstructive rhinoplasty after removal of skin cancers or after nasal bone fractures
- Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty): To rejuvenate the appearance of the upper or lower eyelids by removing excess skin and/or fat
- Forehead lift: To reshape and lift the brow to create a youthful, less tired appearance
- Face/neck lift: To reposition the soft tissues of the face to achieve a more youthful appearance and eliminate skin folds of the neck
- Midface rejuvenation and internal face lift
- Repair of defects following removal of skin cancer and Mohs surgery
- Repair of facial bone fractures, including fractures of the jaw, cheeks, nose, orbit, and sinuses
- Reconstruction of head, neck, and throat cancer defects, including microvascular free tissue transfer of soft tissue and bone
- Treatment for facial paralysis, such as improving eye closure by placing a weight in the eyelid or tightening the lower lid and eyebrow, static procedures to help with the position of the cheek and lips, and dynamic muscle transfer or nerve grafting to restore motion of the face and smile