Primera Plastic Surgery Blog

Buccal Fat Removal

Why would I need buccal fat removal? Am I a good candidate for buccal fat removal surgery? What is buccal fat removal surgery like? Buccal fat removal, also called cheek reduction surgery or buccal lipectomy, is the process of thinning the cheeks and redefining facial angles by removing the “extra padding” in your cheeks. It …

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Fraxel® laser treatments

Why Fraxel Is Your Anti-Aging Secret Weapon

Facial skin is very delicate and can easily show signs of aging, such as brown spots, wrinkles, and uneven texture. If you're like many of my patients, these issues make you look older than you feel. As a facial plastic surgeon, I perform various rejuvenating procedures that can be customized to your needs. But a …

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Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty Restores Confidence, Improves Patient’s Breathing

What is rhinoplasty? How does a rhinoplasty work? Are nose jobs safe? How long is recovery from rhinoplasty? Sara suffered a broken nose with a deviated septum more than a decade ago. Over the years, she noticed her nose was growing crooked and had an unsightly bump on it. After researching rhinoplasty options in Orlando …

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Kybella injection treatments

Kybella Treatments Give Patient Leaner Neck

What are Kybella Injection Treatments? How Are Kybella Injection Treatments Done? What Should I Expect After Kybella Injection Treatments? London Martinez worked hard to naturally change the look of her neck, but when she needed a little extra help to achieve the look she desired, she turned to Edward J. Gross, M.D., a double board-certified …

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string rhinoplasty

What is String Rhinoplasty?

What is string rhinoplasty? Will a string rhinoplasty help or benefit me? Is a string rhinoplasty better than a surgical rhinoplasty? Originating in Asia, the non-surgical nose thread lifting procedure is called a “lunchtime nose job” or a string rhinoplasty. Many of my Orlando patients ask about the procedure, so let’s look at string rhinoplasty …

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BOTOX

BOTOX® 101: Everything You Need to Know

BOTOX® Cosmetic is one of the most popular nonsurgical treatments in America—and for good reason. It can smooth away wrinkles and take years off a person’s appearance, all without the need for surgery. Injectables are a popular “first step” into the world of cosmetic treatments. Because of this, some people may be unfamiliar with BOTOX and …

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Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty

What Is the Difference Between Cosmetic Surgical Rhinoplasty and Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty?

  I am frequently asked about nonsurgical rhinoplasty using injectables at my Orlando practice since it has been popularized in the news and on social media. The procedure is entirely different than cosmetic surgical rhinoplasty, which is a surgical procedure for correcting and reconstructing the nose. Below, I’ll break down the differences between cosmetic surgical …

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Rhinoplasty

BOTOX® Cosmetic vs. Dysport®: What’s the Difference?

Chances are you’ve heard about the wrinkle-reducing effects of BOTOX and Dysport. At my Orlando-area practice, these injectables are continually growing in popularity, thanks to their quick treatment times, affordability, and great results. But what is the difference between them, and how can you decide which one is right for you? Let’s take a closer …

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Zoom Meetings

How to Look Your Best for Zoom Meetings When You Can’t Get Fillers

With so many people now working and learning from home, video meetings have become a necessary practice. People want to know how they can look bright and professional on-camera—even when using an old laptop on the kitchen table. Fillers like JUVÉDERM® and Restylane® are a popular way for Orlando-area patients to look more youthful and …

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Dr. Gross

Difference Between a Facial Plastic Surgeon and a General Plastic Surgeon

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reports that almost 16 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures are performed annually in the U.S., but finding the right type of plastic surgeon can be confusing. Did you know there are different kinds of plastic surgeons performing a vast array of cosmetic and general procedures? The terms …

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