Our blog is dedicated to reporting the latest findings in the field of facial plastic surgery as well as answering questions frequently asked by our patients. Here you can find a wealth of information regarding innovative technologies used for surgical procedures, new non-surgical cosmetic enhancement treatments designed to help individuals maintain a youthful appearance, and noteworthy news about our practice. You can also explore our past posts, categorized by the procedures and topics that most interest you. Please check this page frequently to see our most recent updates. To learn more about the surgical and non-surgical offerings at The OC Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Ali Sepehr, please contact us today.

How Long Should Swelling and Numbness Last After a Facelift?

Numbness after Facelift

One of the most common questions our board certified facial plastic surgeon gets asked is how long to expect the facelift recovery process to take. Downtime following this operation will vary depending on the patient; however, there’s usually a predictable series of stages. Once a patient returns home, it’s normal…

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How to Prepare for Facelift Surgery

Preparing for Facelifts

If you’re considering facelift surgery, the best place to start is with a consultation with an experienced, board certified facial plastic surgeon like Dr. Ali Sepehr. This is your opportunity to ask questions, discuss your cosmetic concerns, and find out if you’re an ideal candidate for this procedure. The next…

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Is Rhinoplasty More Effective Than a Non-Surgical Nose Job?

Rhinoplasty OC

The latest fad in nose reshaping is the non-surgical nose job. This procedure uses dermal fillers, such as JUVÉDERM® or Radiesse®, to add volume to the nose and change its shape temporarily. While this treatment can be completed quickly and typically requires little downtime, there are several drawbacks worth considering….

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