As we age, the production of collagen and elastin in our skin begins to slow down, starting as early as 20 years old. These two proteins are key to giving our faces the plumpness and smoothness of youth. The cumulative effects of sun exposure also become apparent as we get older. By our 30s, most
As we age, our brow slowly falls giving the appearance of heaviness and excess skin in the upper eyelids. We then begin to elevate the eyebrows which causes the transverse forehead wrinkles to become more visible. This makes us look older, tired, and even angry. Some people choose to renew and soften their appearance with
Blepharoplasty is a cosmetic surgical procedure that seeks to improve the appearance of the upper and lower eyelids. The upper and lower eyelids can be one of the first areas of the face to show signs of aging. Upper or lower blepharoplasty is performed as an outpatient procedure under light IV sedation. Who is a
With its explosion in popularity as the top non-surgical solution for smoothing facial wrinkles, chances are you have had Botox injections yourself, have thought about it, or know someone who has. Still, many people have questions about Botox injections. Here’s what you need to know to find out if Botox is a good option for
As the number of breast augmentation surgeries increases by the day, more and more women are considering this enhancement procedure. However, it can seem overwhelming for individuals going through surgery for the first time. Various questions may arise. What exactly is breast augmentation? Will it help me achieve my goal? Is the recovery process difficult?
At Straith Clinic in Bingham Farms, Mich., we offer rhinoplasty procedures to improve the appearance of the nose. A nose job can also repair damage to the interior or exterior structures of the nose after a patient has an accident or surgery to remove cancerous tissue. Our plastic surgeon has extensive education and training in
Before you consider a tummy tuck for yourself, it’s important to separate the myths from the facts. While this overview provides a good starting point, contacting Straith Clinic can help you understand more about how a tummy tuck can help you.
According to the 2017 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report, there have been some changes in the top five surgical and non-surgical procedures in the past year. Some of these changes can be attributed to the increase in technology for non-surgical procedures. In addition to new technology in minimally invasive treatments, some classic surgical procedures are seeing
Rhinoplasty surgery, like any form of cosmetic or plastic surgery, involves many choices. The most important choice that a patient will make is choosing rhinoplasty surgeon you can trust. Individuals should be sure that their surgeon is board-certified by the American Society of Plastic Surgery like Dr. Sabbagh. View More Rhinoplasty Before & Afters
A very common question among patients is, “Am I too old (or young) for plastic surgery?” Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. William Sabbagh answers this frequently asked question, age and plastic surgery, below. Are You Too Young for Plastic Surgery? The short answer would be when there are no significant signs of aging. Therefore, no treatment