Primera Plastic Surgery Blog

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 the “lunchtime nose job” or a string rhinoplasty. Let’s look at string rhinoplasty to determine what it is and if it’s right for …

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Woman smiling wrinkle-free after receiving BOTOX in Lake Mary, FL

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

I am frequently asked about nonsurgical rhinoplasty 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 rhinoplasty and nonsurgical rhinoplasty and provide advice …

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Woman smiling without lines or creases after BOTOX

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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Woman smiling at the camera during a Zoom meeting

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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Difference Between a Facial Plastic Surgeon and a General Plastic Surgeon

Plastic surgery procedures are on the rise in America. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reports 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 …

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Trusting the Boss: Rhinoplasty Allows Medical Assistant to Breathe Well Again

You can browse reviews and listen to patient referrals all day long, but how many times can you say you’ve actually seen a surgeon perform hundreds of facial plastic surgeries firsthand before deciding to go under the knife yourself? Melissa, a medical assistant for Edward J. Gross, M.D., a double board certified facial plastic surgeon, …

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Rhinoplasty and Chin Implant Inspires Confidence for Patient

After Charli’s rhinoplasty and chin implant procedure with Edward J. Gross, M.D., a double board certified facial plastic surgeon, specializing in rhinoplasty, she now breathes easy and loves how she looks. “My confidence has gone up exponentially,” says Charli. “I love my profile. And the biggest benefit has been my breathing improvement. Looking in the …

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Functional Rhinoplasty Helps Patient Live, Feel And Breathe Better

Rhinoplasties are generally thought to be strictly for cosmetic purposes (reshaping the exterior of the nose to achieve the desired look of the patient). However, a rhinoplasty procedure can also be performed to reshape the interior passageways of the nose to improve overall function and reduce labored breathing. This is known as a functional rhinoplasty …

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Why You Should Trust Your Face To A Facial Plastic Surgeon

If you’re thinking about having some sort of aesthetic injectable procedure performed using Botox or facial fillers, it’s important to know the person performing your procedure is as proficient, well-trained and experienced as possible. Let’s face it, in Lake Mary and surrounding areas there are no shortage of options to have these procedures done. Just …

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