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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What Is a Lifelong Lift™ Facelift?

A facelift is a facelift is a facelift, right? Well, not quite. There are many factors that can make this procedure more or less effective. Just as your needs and goals are singular, your cosmetic surgery should be tailored to suit your anatomy and desired outcome. With these goals in…

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How Long Do Results Last After Facelift Surgery?

Undergoing cosmetic surgery is a big decision. You naturally want some assurances that your procedure will achieve the desired result and provide enduring benefits. Facelift surgery from our board certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Ali Sepehr, is designed to optimize your outcome in numerous ways, including offering long-lasting effects. If…

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What Age Is Best for a Facelift?

You may have noticed when looking at friends, family members, and celebrities that everyone ages at a different rate. However, you do have some control over how your appearance changes over time. In addition to following a healthy diet and exercise regimen, cosmetic procedures like dermal fillers and facelift surgery…

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Dr. Sepehr Authors Cosmetic Town Article on the Lifelong Lift™ Facelift

Our experienced facial plastic surgeon Ali Sepehr, MD understands that patients typically are very motivated to learn about a desired cosmetic procedure, and he looks forward to the opportunity to provide an informative resource on the latest techniques and most popular aesthetic enhancement options available. To this end, he recently…

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What to Expect From Facelift Surgery

One of the most popular cosmetic rejuvenation procedures in America, facelift surgery typically requires an exceptionally skilled surgeon to produce results that are natural-looking, youthful, and harmonious while maintaining the unique characteristics of the patient. Dr. Ali Sepehr, our experienced facial plastic surgeon, understands that undergoing facelift surgery is a…

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Dr. Ali Sepehr Answers Frequently Asked Questions About Facelift

Medically referred to as rhytidectomy, facelift surgery can dramatically rejuvenate the appearance by reducing excess skin, smoothing wrinkles, and improving facial contour. There are many causes that may contribute to skin and muscle laxity, including environmental stressors, gravity, and hereditary traits, and there is no specific age range at which…

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How to Know When Facelift Surgery is the Best Option

In our last post, Dr. Ali Sepehr explained different surgical and non-surgical options for facial rejuvenation. In part two of our blog series, he will discuss the typical facelift patient and why surgery is often considered to be the best way to achieve their aesthetic goals. In my patient consultations,…

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Which Facial Rejuvenation Procedure is Right for Me?

Which Facial Rejuvenation Procedure is Right for Me? In this first installment of our two-part blog series, Dr. Ali Sepehr explains how he helps his patients find a facial rejuvenation treatment option that is right for them. When my patients express concern over a tired appearance, or they begin feeling…

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