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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 to Rejuvenate the Face With an Eyelid Lift

The eyes can be great communicators, expressing warmth, openness, and intelligence. When eyelids become baggy, however, others may perceive the individual as tired and grumpy, regardless of how they feel. Eyelid lift surgery from our extensively trained facial plastic surgeon can help bring light and life back into your eyes…

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What Should I Expect After a Neck Lift?

Excess skin on the neck can be one of the most difficult, and frustrating, concerns to address. Neck lift surgery, however, can effectively remove the sagging tissue and tighten underlying muscles. In our practice’s experience, patients who are prepared for the recovery often have a better experience and improved healing….

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What Will My Neck Lift Scars Look Like After Healing?

Skin laxity on the neck is a common concern that many women and men experience as they grow older or lose weight. Neck lift surgery, often combined with a facelift, is a popular procedure than can address sagging skin and muscles in this area. One of the most common questions…

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How Can I Tighten Skin on My Neck?

The normal process of aging can lead to changes in skin elasticity, particularly on the neck and along the jawline. Sagging skin along the neck can also occur as a result of weight loss, sun damage, genetic predisposition, and other factors. Unlike muscles, which can be tightened through exercise, skin…

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Introducing KYBELLA™ Double Chin Treatment

Diet- and exercise-resistant fat, particularly on the chin, can be a bothersome concern for many people. Commonly called a “double chin,” submental fat can develop in men and women even if they are in good shape, eat healthy, and work out regularly. Fortunately, our board certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr….

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Orange County Facial Plastic Surgeon Discusses “Brotox” Trend

Dr. Sepehr discusses BOTOX® Cosmetic for Men

Dr. Ali Sepehr reveals how BOTOX® injections are becoming more popular with men, resulting in the trend commonly known as “Brotox.” Irvine, CA — According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, approximately 438,513 BOTOX® Cosmetic treatments were performed on men in 2015. Orange County facial plastic surgeon Ali…

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Brotox: BOTOX® Cosmetic for Men

Men are often told that common signs of aging can make them look distinguished and rugged, but not everyone is ready to embrace those descriptions. BOTOX® Cosmetic, a popular non-surgical injectable treatment, can be used to subtly soften creases that might give others the impression you’re more “seasoned” than you…

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How Much Does Eyelid Surgery Cost?

Many patients around the nation choose to undergo eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, each year. This procedure offers both cosmetic and, on occasion, functional benefits and can be performed on the top, bottom, or both sets of eyelids. Dr. Ali Sepehr, our extensively trained facial plastic surgeon, utilizes some…

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Why Combining Eyelid and Brow Lift Surgery Can Improve Results

Many structures of the face are interconnected, working together to allow you to form expressions and perform other tasks at will. While it’s possible (and common) to improve the appearance of one area of the face at a time, in many cases choosing to focus on two or more related…

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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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