There is a common misconception that a double chin is solely the result of carrying excess weight. While fat accumulation is often a leading element, in reality, a number of additional factors can contribute to the development of unwanted fullness and sagging around the jaw ... Continue Reading
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
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
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
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
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
*Just over two years ago, 26-year-old Christine Carter weighed 275 pounds. A food addiction had filled the void left by her former smoking habit, and no number of hours spent exercising or attempts at eating a nutritiously ... Continue Reading
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
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
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
In The Media
1.Predictable Control of Tip Projection and Rotation: Septal Extension Grafts. Rod, J. Rohrich, Jamil Ahmad, T. Jonathan Kurkjian, H. Steve Byrd. Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters, Third Edition. 2014.
2.Adjusting Rotation of the Nasal Tip. Rod J. Rohrich, Georges Tabbal, T. Jonathan Kurkjian, Jamil Ahmad. Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters, Third Edition. 2014.
3.Importance of the Alar-Columellar Relationship. Jack P. Gunter, Rod J. Rohrich, T. Jonathan Kurkjian, Jamil Ahmad. Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters, Third Edition. 2014.
4.The Role of Soft Tissue Fillers in Rhinoplasty. Rod J. Rohrich, T. Jonathan Kurkjian, Jamil Ahmad. Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters, Third Edition. 2014.
5.Classifying Deformities of the Columella Base in Rhinoplasty. Michael R. Lee, Georges Tabbal, T. Jonathan Kurkjian; Jason Roostaeian; Rod J. Rohrich. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. April 2014.
6.Soft-Tissue Fillers in Rhinoplasty. T. Jonathan Kurkjian, Jamil Ahmad, Rod J. Rohrich. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. February 2014.
7.Anatomy of the Supratrochlear Nerve: Implications for the Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches. Jeffrey E. Janis, Daniel A. Hatef, Robert Hagan, Timothy Schaub, Jerome H. Liu, HemaThakar, Kelly M. Bolden, Justin B. Heller, T. Jonathan Kurkjian. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. April 2013.
8.The Effect of the Columellar Strut on Nasal Tip Position. Rodney J. Rohrich, T. Jonathan Kurkjian, Ronald E. Hoxworth, Phillip J. Stephan, Ali Mojallal. Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. October 2012.
9.Role of the Columellar Strut in Rhinoplasty – Indications and Rationale. Ron Hoxworth, Rodney J. Rohrich, T. Jonathan Kurkjian. Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. January 2012.
10.Brow Lift in Facial Rejuvenation: A Systematic Literature Review of Open versus Endoscopic Techniques. Darrell W. Graham, Justin Heller, T. Jonathan Kurkjian, Timothy Schaub, Rod J. Rohrich.Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. October 2011.
11.Impact of the Current Economy on Facial Cosmetic Surgery. T. Jonathan Kurkjian, Jeffrey M. Kenkel. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. September 2011.
12.Refinements in Abdominoplasty – A 20-year single surgeon review. Andrew P. Trussler, T. Jonathan Kurkjian, Daniel Hatef, Rodney J. Rohrich. Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. October 2010.
13.Soft Tissue Fillers in Secondary Rhinoplasty: Jamil Ahmad, T. Jonathan Kurkjian, Rod J. Rohrich: Secondary Rhinoplasty by the Global Masters Volume 1
14.Altering Tip Rotation and Projection: Jamil Ahmad,Rod J. Rohrich, Georges N. Tabbal, T. Jonathan Kurkjian: Secondary Rhinoplasty by the Global Masters Volume 1
15.The Alar Rims and Columella: Rod J. Rohrich, Jamil Ahmad, T. Jonathan Kurkjian: Secondary Rhinoplasty by the Global Masters Volume 1