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Non-surgical Rhinoplasty

December 20, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

People who would like to correct the shape of their nose but are wary of surgery now have an alternative through the use of dermal fillers. Topical creams or local anesthetics can be used to make the injections pain-free. The procedure takes under 20 minu ...

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Nipple Numbness after Breast Augmentation

December 18, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Around 5 percent of the women who undergo breast augmentation will experience permanent nipple numbness after surgery. It is common for a larger percentage of patients to experience nipple numbness in the first few months after their surgery; for most, ni ...

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Rhinoplasty for Asian Features

December 17, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Cosmetic surgical procedures to minimize certain ethnic facial features can be difficult. Not only should the features meet the patient’s goals, but they should still look natural. This requires a deep understanding of what makes the ethnic facial featu ...

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Settling of Breast Implants

November 28, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Like any other plastic surgery procedure, there is a healing period for breast augmentation. It takes time for the final result to become apparent as swelling goes doen and the breast implants settle into the implant pocket. In this post, we review the ti ...

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Liposuction and Skin Dimpling

November 21, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

After liposuction, certain patients may be at risk of developing skin dimples or irregularities. It is important to note that not every patient who has liposuction performed will develop dimples. Many patients are happy with their bodies after the procedu ...

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Cosmetic Treatment of Smoker’s Lines around the Mouth

November 7, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

It’s really no secret that smoking is a health hazard. It can lead to cancer, heart problems, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders such as emphysema. However, smoking can also affect the appearance of the face. It can dry out the skin and cause li ...

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Cosmetic Treatment for Sagging Jowls

October 30, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

One of the most obvious signs of aging can be loose skin around the chin and neck, which may make a person appear to have jowls. For many older patients, this is one of the major reasons they consult a cosmetic surgeon. There are several procedures that c ...

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Reducing the Occurrence of Blood Clots after Cosmetic Surgery

October 30, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Although blood clot formation is a rare risk of a cosmetic surgical procedure, it is one of the most serious. If a blood clot forms in a major artery, thereby cutting off proper blood flow to part of the body, it may result in paralysis. If the clot break ...

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Turbinate Reduction Surgery

October 28, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Seasonal allergies can be difficult for almost anyone. Dust, pollen, and other irritants can cause congestion, sneezing, and coughing. The nose either feels stuffed up, or is a constant source of running mucus. However, for some people, this does not go a ...

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Scars from Breast Augmentation Surgery

October 21, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

One of the most common questions that patients ask Dr. Vincent Marin is about scarring following a breast augmentation cosmetic procedure. The amount of scarring may vary from patient to patient, depending upon type of augmentation surgery, thickness of s ...

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