Category Archives: Facial Surgery

Woman who maintains her facelift with cosmetic injectables and good skin care

How To Make Your Facelift Results Last

A facelift in Orlando is an excellent way to turn back the clock and restore your face to the way it looked 10 or so years ago. Unfortunately, nothing can stop the aging process altogether. So while you will still develop some signs of aging over the years after a facelift, there are a few …

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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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Dr. Gross using Computer Imaging for assessing rhinoplasty in Orlando, FL

What Would I Look Like With a Nose Job? How to Predict Your Rhinoplasty Results

If you’ve ever wondered what you would look like after rhinoplasty, you may have found yourself experimenting with filters and apps that allow you to try out a “virtual nose job.” With just a few taps and swipes, you can supposedly see how a smaller, straighter, more symmetrical nose would change your face. But can …

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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

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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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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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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