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Why Using Fat Transfer Procedures To Fight Aging Is So Popular Mar 12th, 2019

Aging skin often appears saggy, delicate, and wrinkled. When you’re young, fat and collagen work together to give your facial skin volume and elasticity. As you age, fat vanishes and collagen production slows. The result is thinner, sagging skin and wrinkles. Losing facial fat might be a natural part of...

Why Eyelid Surgery Remains Among the Most Popular Cosmetic Surgeries Feb 6th, 2019

As the old saying goes, your eyes are the windows to your soul. But are you happy with the eyes you see in the mirror? Age can bring sagging skin around your eyes, making them look droopy and tired. Puffy, droopy eyelids can make you feel embarrassed and even interfere...

What Is A Functional Rhinoplasty? Jan 3rd, 2019

Rhinoplasty is cosmetic surgery involving the structure of the nose. While many people associate nose jobs with aesthetic surgery to improve appearance, rhinoplasty procedures are often done for functional reasons. Functional issues affecting your ability to breathe are more than just cosmetic. Because of their negative impact on health and...

Learn How Laser Resurfacing Can Take Years Off Your Face Dec 7th, 2018

When you’re fit and healthy and want to look as young as you feel, laser resurfacing your skin could be just the treatment for which you’ve been seeking. With a simple 30-minute procedure, those obvious signs of aging can be removed from your face, leaving you with a healthy glow...

Do You Need a Brow Lift or Facelift? Nov 21st, 2018

As you age, it becomes more apparent that skin loses its elasticity, and firmness. Your eyebrows may droop, laugh lines grow deeper, forehead furrows don’t seem to go away, and you may develop those tell-tale jowls. Most often genetics plays a role in how your skin ages. If your dad...

Most Popular Plastic Surgery Options for Men Oct 12th, 2018

If you instantly think of cosmetic surgery as a feminine pursuit, you can be forgiven, since most patients are women. However, the gap is closing as more men opt for aesthetic procedures to keep themselves looking young, confident, and healthy. Injectable treatments, such as dermal fillers and Botox®, are some...

Chin Augmentation: It Isn't Just for Men! Sep 21st, 2018

When you think about the fastest-growing plastic surgery procedure, chin augmentation might not be the first thing to cross your mind, yet the early part of the decade saw a 71% rise in popularity. Though strong jaws are perceived as a masculine trait, both women and men are opting for...

Fat Transfer or Botox: Which Is Best for You? Aug 17th, 2018

With today’s advanced technology and state-of-the-art nonsurgical procedures, you have quite a selection of cosmetic treatments to choose from to help reverse the outward signs of aging, like facial lines and sagging skin. Here at the Yeung Institute in Houston, Dr. Cecil Yeung, a highly skilled facial plastic surgeon, offers...

How Your Neck and Jawline Give Away Your Age Jul 25th, 2018

While heavy jowls and voluminous necks may have worked for Marlon Brando and Winston Churchill, giving them an air of dignified wisdom, for the rest of us, sagging around the chin and neck simply robs us of our youthful vitality.As Americans join the world in dropping a cool $250 billion...

Is There a Best Age to Get a Facelift? Jun 20th, 2018

One question we get often here at The Yeung Institute is about the best age for a facelift. While we’d love to have a simple, across-the-board answer, the fact is that your ideal age may be completely different from someone else’s, and it all depends upon the skin you’re in.With...

Preparing for Blepharoplasty: Everything You Need to Know May 24th, 2018

As you get older, your eyelids may lose tone and start to droop. It can interfere with your eyesight or simply add years to the look of your face. It’s not a universal problem, so while some people have eyelid issues, others never do. Surgery to correct drooping eyelids is...

How to Minimize Bruising After Rhinoplasty May 24th, 2018

Undergoing rhinoplasty — also known as a “nose job” — might be for cosmetic purposes, but it can also address breathing issues that result from structural defects, such as a deviated septum, turbinates hypertorphy, and sinus problem are some of the more common causes of impaired breathing. Cosmetically, rhinoplasty can...

No Facelift Makeover: How to Look Younger Without Surgery Mar 30th, 2018

It used to be that the road to anti-aging was paved only with surgical procedures, which while very effective, simply aren’t for everyone. If the thought of going under the knife gives you pause, take heart, modern techniques have opened up a whole new fountain of youth that you can...

Why Are Dermal Fillers Used? Jan 27th, 2018

Why Are Dermal Fillers Used? Aging, sun exposure, medications and genetics can all play a role in the development of facial wrinkles, lines and creases. Many people turn to facial plastic surgery, such as a facelift, to reduce or eliminate lines and wrinkles, but others prefer minimally invasive approaches, such as dermal fillers, as...

Where Can I Find the Best Rhinoplasty Surgeon in Houston? Jan 27th, 2018

The size and shape of your nose sets the tone for the rest of the face as it anchors your facial appearance and greatly affects how your profile looks. A nose that doesn’t fit the proportions of your face, bumps in your nose, asymmetry, crookedness, and other factors can negatively impact...

What Can you Expect from Botox? Dec 29th, 2017

Deep creases and wrinkles that have formed on your face can make you look older, angry when you’re not, or tired even after you’ve had a good night’s sleep. Frown lines between the eyes can make you look stern or angry. Crow’s feet wrinkles around the eyes can add years...

Looking for the Best Facial Plastic Surgeon in Houston? Dec 29th, 2017

Your face is precious, and when you’re considering facial plastic surgery, such as eyelid surgery, facelift, rhinoplasty, otoplasty, chin implants, or facial fat transfer, it's important to use a highly qualified and experienced plastic surgeon who is board certified. Even when you’re considering less invasive cosmetic procedures, such as dermal...

The Difference Between an Eyebrow Lift and a Forehead Lift Nov 27th, 2017

As we age, our skin loses collagen and elasticity. As a result, unattractive wrinkle lines can mar the forehead area. Frown lines appearing between the brows and across the upper brow area can make you appear angry, worried, or too severe or downbeat. Sagging forehead skin can make your eyebrows...

How is an Otoplasty Performed? Nov 27th, 2017

Ears that are misshapen or in an unnatural position can look unattractive. Ears that are too large in relation to the face and head, those that protrude, and ears that have irregular shapes can leave many people feeling less confident and more self-conscious.This is especially true for children who can...

What is Involved in a Rhinoplasty? Nov 10th, 2017

The nose is the centerpiece of the face, and it anchors all the other facial features. When your nose requires aesthetic or functional enhancements, a rhinoplasty can make your nose proportional, attractive as well as make it work better. The improved function and enhanced aesthetics usually come along with improvements...

Popular Facial Rejuvenation Procedures Nov 10th, 2017

Facial rejuvenation consists of different cosmetic treatments which restore a youthful, blemish-free appearance to the human face. Some of the most popular and effective non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatments include Botox injections, dermal fillers, and fractional CO2 laser skin resurfacing. When is facial rejuvenation considered?As we age, fine lines, wrinkles, age spots...

What is Involved in a Genioplasty? Sep 29th, 2017

Ideally, your chin helps give your face balance and proportion. But when you’re concerned about the position, shape, or contour of your chin, you may wish your face were more symmetrical and feel dissatisfied with your overall appearance.In this blog, board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Cecil Yeung of the Yeung Institute explains...

Top Questions to Ask Before a Rhinoplasty Sep 29th, 2017

If you’re thinking about having a rhinoplasty(nose job), you’ll want to make sure you have a chance to ask your surgeon any questions you may have. He or she should be willing to fully answer and address any questions and concerns so you’ll understand what to expect before, during, and after...

What is the Goal of a Facial Fat Transfer? Aug 1st, 2017

Fat loss is usually a good thing, but when it comes to your face, it can result in an older, hollowed appearance as your skin ages. A facial fat transfer can address this issue and help give your skin a more youthful appearance with no scarring.In this blog, top facial plastic surgeon Dr....

What you can Expect After Undergoing a Facelift Aug 1st, 2017

A facelift is one of the most popular types of facial plastic surgery since it can improve the effect that aging commonly has on the face and neck. This procedure can leave you with a younger, fresher appearance.In this blog, Dr. Cecil Yeung of the Yeung Institute, a top facelift surgeon in Houston,...

What is a Facelift Used For? Jun 30th, 2017

A facelift is the most comprehensive cosmetic procedure for treating facial wrinkles and sagging skin. The extent of the surgery can vary from minimally invasive lifts to the more extensive facelift.Every year, thousands of people undergo successful facelift surgery with amazing and satisfying results.In this blog, Dr. Cecil Yeung of...

What is Involved in a Neck Lift? Jun 1st, 2017

A neck lift can lift and smooth the contours of the neck, giving it a more youthful, well-contoured appearance.In this blog, top facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Cecil Yeung will explain what is involved in a neck lift. What is a neck lift?A neck lift is a cosmetic surgical procedure that repositions...

What is CO2 Laser Resurfacing? May 31st, 2017

When you want to regain a youthful look by reducing the appearance of wrinkles, brown spots and sun damage, a non-surgical skin rejuvenation procedure called fractional CO2 laser treatment can help.In this blog, Dr. Cecil Yeung at the Yeung Institute explains what CO2 laser resurfacing is and what is involved. What is CO2 laser resurfacing?CO2...

Top Cosmetic Facial Procedures for Men Apr 28th, 2017

It’s a major misconception that plastic surgery is just for women. More men are opting for facial cosmetic procedures because we live in a culture that admires youth and beauty.Many men get plastic surgery done to stay competitive in the job market as well. Climbing the corporate ladder is made...

Have you Had a Bad Botox Injection? Apr 28th, 2017

Botox injections are a safe way to rejuvenate your face, but what happens when you get a bad Botox injection? We’ve all seen what bad Botox looks like - Hollywood stars that have overdone the Botox and look like their faces are frozen.Maybe you've experienced bad Botox yourself and are seeking answers,...

Top Reasons for a Facial Fat Transfer Mar 30th, 2017

Loss of volume and gravity are natural forces that age your face. Others may ask you if you're tired or may believe you're older than your years. When you'd like to improve your facial appearance by reversing these signs of aging, consider a facial fat transfer.In this blog, top facial...

What is Involved in a Rhinoplasty? Mar 30th, 2017

A nose job also called a rhinoplasty, is a surgical procedure on the nose to change its shape or improve its function. A rhinoplasty is done to:Correct nasal breathing problemsCorrect defects resulting from injuryChange the nose's shape and appearance for cosmetic reasons When a rhinoplasty is done for cosmetic reasons, it can reshape...

Look Your Best Before You Say I Do Mar 2nd, 2017

A wedding day is one of the most memorable days in a person’s life. All eyes will be on the bride and groom, the parents and the wedding party. And so will the camera lenses.You and your wedding party can achieve a picture-perfect look by having bridal plastic surgery or...

What is Involved in an Eyebrow Lift? Feb 28th, 2017

You can eliminate that permanent frown with a surgical procedure called an eyebrow lift. Also called a forehead lift, this procedure can take years off your facial appearance by smoothing your forehead and lifting your eyebrows.In this blog, top facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Cecil Yeung, will explain what is involved in an eyebrow...

What is Laser Skin Resurfacing Used for? Jan 31st, 2017

As we age, our skin often begins to look older than we feel. It produces less collagen over time, causing it to lose the support structure that helps keep it looking firm and youthful. Sun damage and pollutants can also take their toll.Treatments such as laser skin resurfacing can help...

What is Scar Revisions Surgery? Jan 31st, 2017

A prominent, visible scar can make a person feel self-conscious. Certain types of scars can also cause pain or restrict movement. There are solutions to minimizing the appearance and size of scars. One option is called scar revisions surgery, and there are other minimally invasive solutions as well.In this blog,...

When is it Time to Consider a Neck Lift? Dec 30th, 2016

The neck is one of the first, highly visible areas where aging shows. Genetics can also cause the neck to age more quickly than the facial area. Issues such as turkey neck, excess fat or loose and sagging skin on the neck and jawline can result. Also, the development of...

What to Expect When Undergoing Chin Augmentation in Houston Dec 30th, 2016

The chin has a major effect on the look of your profile. Also, if you have a receding chin, it may throw off the proportions of your face, making the nose look too large (when it’s not). Conversely, a large chin can make your nose look too small. When a...

When is a Forehead Lift Recommended? Dec 1st, 2016

If you have sagging in the skin of your forehead, upper eyelids, and/or eyebrows, a plastic surgery procedure called a forehead lift will restore a more youthful appearance for both men and women.Cecil Yeung, MD, FACS, is one of the most skilled and accomplished brow and forehead lift surgeons in...

Where Can I Find the Best Plastic Surgeon in Houston? Dec 1st, 2016

When you want to improve your appearance or restore a more youthful look to your face, finding the best facial plastic surgeon can help you achieve the results you want. It's important to have realistic expectations regarding the results, and a top plastic surgeon will discuss this with you.In this...

Interested in Skin Rejuvenation? Here’s What you Need to Know Oct 31st, 2016

Acne, overexposure to the sun, or ageing can take its toll on your appearance. Scars, wrinkles or fine lines can all start to result. Even heredity can cause irregularities of the skin on your face and body.Skin rejuvenation applies cosmetic treatment, which resurfaces the skin’s texture. This improves the clearness...

Looking for the Best Nose Job in Houston? Oct 28th, 2016

A rhinoplasty, commonly known as a nose job, enhances the contours, size and proportions of the nose, restoring facial balance. Any breathing issues, which are caused from irregularities in the shape of the nose, can also be corrected.The nose is the center of your face, and is one of the first...

What is Involved in Ear Reduction Surgery? Sep 29th, 2016

Ear reduction surgery is one form of otoplasty. This type of procedure reduces the size of large, oversized ears giving you a more natural appearance.At the Yeung Institute, top Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Cecil Yeung specializes in facial plastic procedures including otoplasty. His cosmetic surgery techniques are focused on delivering the most natural-looking results...

Everything you Need to Know About Dermal Fillers Sep 28th, 2016

Have you thought about getting dermal fillers, but need more information to choose what’s best for rejuvenating your facial appearance? Dermal fillers help to diminish wrinkle lines and restore volume and fullness in the face.If you have a special occasion where you want to look your best, dermal fillers are...

When is a Rhinoplasty Recommended? Aug 24th, 2016

Rhinoplasty, also known as nose surgery, is a cosmetic procedure that changes the look of your nose and may be a great help in restoring facial balance. Your nose is a defining feature of your face, right in the center, and it has a high degree of impact on your...

Is Facial Rejuvenation Right for Me? Aug 18th, 2016

As we age, gravity and hereditary factors cause changes to our faces. As the years pass, we see fine lines, wrinkles, saggy skin, and unsightly blemishes and discolorations.To correct any of these problems, there are facial rejuvenation methods that simply and safely give aging skin a more youthful appearance.In this...

What are the Signs of Aging that Most Reveal A Person’s Age and How Can You Address Them? Jul 28th, 2016

An undeniable part of life for everyone is aging. What differs for each person, especially a woman, is how we age. It’s ideal to age gracefully and not look as old as we are. Women especially want to strike this balance, which may be hard to reach.As you age, the...