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Can Asian Patients Undergo Laser Skin Resurfacing Safely?

Can Asian Patients Undergo Laser Skin Resurfacing Safely?

3 Minute Read:  The truth is that not all skin is the same, especially when you consider the skin of different ethnicities.  A prime example is the appearance of keloids, which are unsightly, raised lumps on the skin after an injury. Keloids are caused by an excess of protein (namely collagen) in the skin, and […]

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How Old Do I Need to Be for Asian Eyelid Surgery?

How Old Do I Need to Be for Asian Eyelid Surgery?

3 Minute Read:  Asian eyelid surgery, also known as Asian blepharoplasty, is a cosmetic surgical procedure often performed to create a natural-looking crease in the upper eyelid, consequently improving the eye’s definition. The procedure might also involve removing excess tissue to improve drooping upper eyelids and increase peripheral range of vision (hindered by the excess […]

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How Can I Prolong the Longevity of Injectable Fillers?

How Can I Prolong the Longevity of Injectable Fillers?

3 Minute Read:  Dermal fillers like JUVÉDERM®, Restylane®, and RADIESSE® are becoming increasingly popular as viable options for reversing common signs of aging, such as lines, wrinkles, and loss of facial volume. While these non-surgical treatments provide nearly immediate and visible results, the results will not last forever. The naturally occurring enzymes in dermal fillers […]

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What Should I Expect From Jaw Reduction Surgery and Recovery?

What Should I Expect From Jaw Reduction Surgery and Recovery?

3 Minute Read:  While desired by men, a squared-off chin and jawline are often unwanted by women. Unfortunately, women of Asian descent tend to have broader, stronger jawlines than women of other ethnicities. Therefore, jaw reduction surgery is common among many Asian women. A disproportionate jaw or protruding jawline is something that many Asian women […]

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Is CoolSculpting® Worth It? The Benefits of Non-Surgical Fat Removal

Is CoolSculpting® Worth It? The Benefits of Non-Surgical Fat Removal

3 Minute Read:  Non-surgical body contouring procedures are gaining a lot of attention as the demand for cosmetic solutions to fix problem areas surges.  But many wonder if the treatments are really worth it. CoolSculpting® is one such procedure that is increasingly popular among healthy men and women with minor pockets of fat in various […]

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4 Benefits of Chin Augmentation for Asian Women

4 Benefits of Chin Augmentation for Asian Women

4 Minute Read:  Chin augmentation procedures are becoming increasingly popular among Asian women looking to add definition and balance to their facial appearance.  The chin is a fundamental part of defining a person’s profile. When it’s disproportionate or underdeveloped—as is commonly seen with Asian facial features—it creates a sense of imbalance that takes away from […]

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What Is Breast Augmentation for Asian Women?

What Is Breast Augmentation for Asian Women?

3 Minute Read:  Asian women who dislike their breasts’ small size may suffer from emotional discomfort and low self-esteem. Breast augmentation is a great way to boost confidence and body love; unfortunately, it can be challenging to find a doctor who understands the unique anatomy and cultural beauty ideals of Asian women.  Asian breast augmentation […]

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Advanced Ways to Get Rid of Acne for Asian Patients

Advanced Ways to Get Rid of Acne for Asian Patients

2 Minute Read:  Some individuals of Asian descent tend to have to have more oily skin. While the cause of this varies between individuals, it is commonly attributed to the fact that Asian skin has a higher number of sebaceous glands, the glands responsible for oil (sebum) production. Oily skin not only contributes to a […]

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