Category Archives: Facial Plastic Surgeon

Should I Have My Facial Mole Removed?

What is a mole? Does a facial mole mean I have skin cancer? What are the types of mole removal? Should I have my mole removed?  Ultimately, the decision to have a facial mole removed is yours; but in most cases it’s perfectly safe to have a facial mole removed by a specialist like a …

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Dr. Gross named a top plastic surgeon by Orlando Family Magazine

Dr. Gross Recognized as a 2020 Top Plastic Surgeon by Orlando Family Magazine

Primera Plastic Surgery’s Dr. Edward Gross was recently named one of Orlando Family Magazine’s 2020 Top Physicians, as nominated by real patients. This award is the latest in Dr. Gross’ ongoing list of honors for excellence in plastic surgery. Previously, he was named Best Plastic Surgeon by Orlando magazine in 2006, 2007, 2011, and 2012, …

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Eyelid surgery before and after photos of woman in Orlando, Florida

When Do I Need Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)?

Why consider blepharoplasty? What does blepharoplasty entail? What is recovery from blepharoplasty like? Should you consider blepharoplasty eyelid surgery? The time to consider cosmetic eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is a personal choice. It is known as a very effective procedure, giving patients a more youthful and rested appearance with little to no side …

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Actual cleft lip adult patient Kirsten smiling with before photo being held next to face.

Does Cleft Lip or Palate Repair in Adulthood Improve Self-Confidence?

What is cleft rhinoplasty? Why is cleft rhinoplasty so complex? What is recovery like after the rhinoplasty procedure?  Cleft lip or palate Lip or Palate Repair in adulthood is known to improve self-confidence in patients who elect to have the surgery.  A cleft lip or palate are birth defects that can occur together or separately …

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Primera medical staff member preparing male patient for laser mole removal on side of head

Mole Removal with the SmartXide DOT Laser

What is the SmartXide DOT laser? How can laser technology help with moles? Is mole removal right for you? It took Samuel Rodriguez 43 years to remove a mole and now that it's done, he says, “Honestly, I’m happier now that it’s gone.” Samuel is a laser resurfacing patient at our Orlando facial surgery practice, …

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Buccal fat removal before and after photos of actual patient in Orlando

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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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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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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Facial Plastic Surgeon

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 is no shortage of options to have these procedures done. Just …

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Dr. gross with smiling patient in treatment room

Why Trust Your Face to a Facial Plastic Surgeon?

If you’re thinking about having some sort of aesthetic injectable procedure performed using injectable fillers or BOTOX® Cosmetic in Orlando, it’s important to know the person performing your procedure is as proficient, well-trained and experienced as possible. Just think about it for a second. You’re trusting this person to inject a chemical compound into your …

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