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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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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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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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Rhinoplasty and Chin Implant

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 …

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