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Surgical Procedures


SLUCare plastic surgeons offer a wide array of surgical options to correct those problem areas and enhance features for the appearance you desire.

Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)

SLUCare facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons offer rhinoplasty (nose jobs) for both functional and cosmetic purposes. Rhinoplasty can correct breathing problems or restructure the shape of the nose to achieve a desired appearance. Our doctors are fellowship-trained in facial plastic surgery and have years of experience performing rhinoplasty procedures. 

Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

Blepharoplasty is a procedure that removes fat and excess skin, bags, pouches and wrinkles in the eye area. It can be used to improve the appearance of droopy eyelids and to restore peripheral vision. 

Facelift (Rhytidectomy)

In facelift surgery, excess skin is removed and muscles are tightened to restore a tighter, more youthful appearance. Recovery time is approximately two weeks.

Forehead Lift

Forehead lift surgery helps to minimize forehead lines and wrinkles, and elevate brows to reduce eyelid drooping. Recovery time is about 10 days.

Endoscopic Forehead Lift

This minimally invasive surgery uses an endoscope and smaller incisions to achieve a smoother facial appearance. It is used for patients with minimal wrinkles, seeking mild to moderate improvements. Recovery is approximately 5-7 days.

Submental Lipectomy (Facial Liposuction)

Facial lipsuction removes excess fat beneath the chin to eliminate the appearance of a "double" chin.

Mentoplasty (Chin Implant)

In chin augmentation surgery, a receding chin is reshaped with an implant or a too prominent chin is reduced.

Otoplasty (Cosmetic Ear Surgery)

Otoplasty, sometimes called ear pinning, is a surgical procedure that reshapes the cartilage of the ears to alter their size or position for an improved appearance.

Facial Reconstruction

Surgery to repair or reconstruct facial features for patients with cancer, facial trauma or birth defects.

SMAS Implants (Lips, Cheek and Chin)

This surgery, typically performed along with other procedures, enhances contours and provides definition to targeted areas of the face.

Earlobe Gauge Repair

This procedure helps restore normal appearance to earlobes stretched by gauges.  

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