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Cosmetic Surgery

I RECENTLY HAD MY CHEEK IMPLANTS REMOVED AND NOW IT APPEARS AS IF MY FACE LOOKS SAGGY

Published on August 15, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I recently had my cheek implants removed and now it appears as if my face looks saggy. Is it safe to have Restylane injections to help give me a firmer appearance? Answer: Yes, Restylane, Perlane, Juvederm or Juvederm Ultra Plus can be injected to fill out the cheeks. These are simple procedures with minimal […]

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I HAVE HAD BOTOX INJECTIONS TO RELIEVE MUSCLE SPASMS AND NOW I WOULD LIKE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE COSMETIC APPLICATIONS

Published on July 26, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I have had Botox injections to relieve muscle spasms and now I would like to take advantage of the cosmetic applications. What regions of the face does Botox treat? Would it relieve deeper creases on my neck? Answer: I use botox to treat forehead, crow’s feet and lip wrinkles- Also, for verticle neck bands […]

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I FEEL AS THOUGH MY FACE IS NOT IN BALANCE AND THE MAJOR PROBLEM IS THE CHIN

Published on July 25, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I feel as though my face is not in balance and the major problem is the chin. I would like chin augmentation but do not know what shape I want. Does your office have digital imaging capabilities? Answer: Yes, a chin implant can give the face much better balance and yes, I do have […]

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I WANT MY FACE RESHAPED TO LOOK MORE ESTHETICALLY PLEASING

Published on July 23, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I want my face reshaped to look more esthetically pleasing. Chin implants would help my profile and I would like cheek implants to give some definition to my face. If this can be done under local anesthesia, is the recovery time less? Would I be able to get back to work sooner? Answer: Cheek […]

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CAN OLDER SCARS BE REVISED?

Published on July 21, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I have a large scar on my abdomen from emergency appendectomy surgery years ago. Can older scars be revised? How long is the revision procedure? Aren’t there new scar reduction products I can put on it as it heals to prevent scarring again? Answer: Yes, old scars can still be revised. Scar revision procedures […]

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NECK LIPOSUCTION AND NECKLIFT RESULTS

Published on June 28, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I would like liposuction done on my neck and then get a necklift. Where do you perform this surgery? How long does the surgery last and will I have to stay overnight? Answer: I typically do neck liposuction/necklift at the surgicenters at the Main Line Health Hospitals that I work at- Riddle, Paoli, Bryn […]

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PERMANENT LIP AUGMENTATION

Published on June 24, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I want to have fuller lips and I would like to know if you offer permanent lip solutions or just the temporary injectable fillers. Is there any way that I can see what I will look like with these new lips before the procedure? Answer: I offer permanent surgical procedures to augment the lips […]

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Rhinoplasty Part #3- Assessing The Face

Published on December 01, 2009 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Assessing the Face When examining the patient, I look at the entire face to determine what changes are needed to create the most aesthetically pleasing result. I take into account the patient’s ethnic background, bony and cartilaginous anatomy, skin thickness, general health status, and age. Female patients should be at least 15 to 16 years […]

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