Facelifting

August 5, 2013

The facelift has evolved significantly since it was first performed over 100 years ago. The first facelift procedures were simple operations removing of a small piece of skin in front of the ear and then pulling the skin back. This was a novel and exciting idea at the time. The first facelift technique gave people options they never had before to combat the effect of gravity on the soft tissue of the face.

Innovators in the field, however, saw shortcomings with …

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Caitlyn Jenner’s Surgery

June 12, 2015

By Daily Beauty Reporter: allure.com

As we recently learned from Buzz Bissinger’s account in Vanity Fair, Bruce Jenner checked into a Beverly Hills clinic for transformative surgery on March 15th. Ten hours later, Caitlyn Jenner officially emerged. But what exactly is facial feminization surgery—and how difficult was her recovery?

Facial feminization is an aggressive remodelling of every aspect of the facial skeleton. A mere facelift won’t do it—saws are involved, along with burrs to whittle down bones. A typical operation can last …

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Caitlyn Jenner’s Transition

May 29, 2015

Olympic gold medalist and popular TV personality, Caitlyn Jenner, came out to ABC’s Diane Sawyer on Friday night that she is transgender, confirming years of rumors that she is undergoing a gender transition.

“For all intents and purposes, I am a woman,” Jenner, 65, states. “My heart and soul — everything that I do in life — it is part of me. That female side is part of me. That’s who I am.”

Jenner’s public interview is finally shedding much-needed awareness and …

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Jennifer Fick Joins Office

April 20, 2015

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We’re proud to announce Jennifer Fick, RN, as the newest addition to our clinical team. Jennifer has been a registered nurse for over 20 years with previous experience in cardiology, geriatrics and medical detox services.

She has provided personalised and successful cosmetic procedures to thousands of patients across the Bay Area.

“With over 16 years of experience in the medical cosmetic industry, my approach …

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Stille Ambassador

February 3, 2015

Talking instruments and plastic surgery procedures with Dr. Jordan Deschamps-Braly, one of the most uniquely and broadly trained plastic surgeons in the world, as well as a true STILLE Ambassador.

Dr. Jordan Deschamps-Braly is a leading plastic surgeon with offices in San Francisco conducting specialized facial aesthetic, craniofacial and orthognathic surgery. In this interview Dr. Deschamps-Braly talks about his experiences with the STILLE instruments that he uses as part of his practice.

Dr. Deschamps-Braly, what do you appreciate most by using STILLE …

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