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5 Tips for Maintaining Your Plastic Surgery Results

The plastic surgery procedures performed by Jon Kurkjian, MD are designed to provide long-lasting results that help you look and feel your very best well into the future. Dr. Kurkjian’s use of advanced techniques along with treatment plans that are customized to each individual’s needs ... Continue Reading


How to Get Rid of Jowls

Characterized by excess, sagging skin just beneath the chin and jawline, jowls are a common aesthetic concern experienced by virtually all men and women at some point in their lifetime. While the most notable cause is a loss of collagen and elastin through the natural ... Continue Reading

6 Tips for a Smooth Tummy Tuck Recovery

One of the main concerns patients typically have about tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty) is the unknown of the recovery process. How long will it be? Will there be much pain? How much assistance will be needed? While the exact answers to these questions are unique ... Continue Reading

Facelift vs. Mini Facelift

Traditional facelift surgery is an excellent cosmetic procedure for many women and men who wish to address various signs of aging throughout much of the face and neck. However, depending on the severity of one’s concerns—as well as where the concerns are located—a modified version ... Continue Reading

Male vs. Female Rhinoplasty: Is There a Difference?

Regarding the fundamental surgical technique utilized for rhinoplasty, there is no difference between treating a male nose and a female nose. For instance, the open rhinoplasty technique for males is performed via a small incision made in the vertical strip of the nose, just as ... Continue Reading

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How Many Areas Can Be Treated at Once with Liposuction?

Stubborn, excess fat doesn’t always accumulate in just one region of the body, prompting many men and women to inquire about how many areas can be treated in a single liposuction session. For the vast majority of patients, there isn’t a concrete limit on the ... Continue Reading

Are Liposuction Results Permanent?

This is a great question that I hear frequently from patients seeking to diminish localized pockets of diet- and exercise-resistant fat on certain regions of the body. The simple answer is this: Yes, the results achieved with liposuction can be permanent, but only if a ... Continue Reading

Liposuction is for Refining Contours

With summer right around the corner, many people have been working hard to eat healthily and exercise regularly to get in shape for trips to the beach, weekends at the lake, or simply hanging out at the pool. While these efforts are likely helping most ... Continue Reading

How Long Do Facelift Results Last?

*There are a variety of factors that can influence the longevity of facelift surgery results, some of which include the patient’s skin quality, the particular technique employed by their plastic surgeon and the lifestyle they lead in ... Continue Reading