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Dr. Larrabee Discusses Nonsurgical Facial Rejuvenation Options at European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery in Amsterdam

Posted November 6, 2019

Last month, Dr. Larrabee presented the keynote lecture at the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery in Amsterdam. During this address, he discussed the Larrabee Center for Plastic Surgery approach to facial rejuvenation with some of the most well renowned plastic surgeons in the world. In particular, his speech focused on the nonsurgical solutions we … Continue reading Dr. Larrabee Discusses Nonsurgical Facial Rejuvenation Options at European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery in Amsterdam

How Old Do You Need to Be to Have a Rhinoplasty?

Posted September 30, 2019

Rhinoplasty is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures performed each year. Nose surgery can have a dramatic impact on your appearance, improving the overall balance and harmony of your facial features. While you can safely undergo rhinoplasty as a teenager, it’s important to wait until your nose has fully matured before moving forward … Continue reading How Old Do You Need to Be to Have a Rhinoplasty?

What is a Lymphatic Massage?

Posted August 31, 2019

Your lymphatic system is an essential part of your body’s immune and detoxification processes. Lymph is a fluid that transports nutrients and oxygen to cells, collects toxins along the way, and flushes them out through your lymph nodes.

Open vs Closed Rhinoplasty

Posted April 25, 2018

An “open” rhinoplasty involves making a small, non-linear incision in the columella of the nose- the part of the nose between the nostrils. An endonasal or “closed” rhinoplasty is all performed using incisions inside the nose. There is a significant learning curve to any rhinoplasty, but the closed approach is more difficult to learn. The … Continue reading Open vs Closed Rhinoplasty

Science and Surgical Excellence

Posted January 26, 2018

Research and surgical advances go hand in hand. We have published over 225 books and manuscripts- most to advance the art and craft of facial plastic surgery. Google Scholar provides an effortless way to keep track of publications and citations. Our profile is at – http://bit.ly/TLCSeattle. It is interesting to look at the most popular … Continue reading Science and Surgical Excellence

Global Surgical Outreach- Looking Forward to 2018

Posted November 29, 2017

The primary mission of Global Surgical Outreach is to reduce the global burden of surgical disease through education, development of medical infrastructure, and the provision of pro bono facial reconstructive surgery both in the US and the less developed world for adults and children. We provide specialized treatment for patients who were born with cleft … Continue reading Global Surgical Outreach- Looking Forward to 2018

Your Facelift and the Stages of Life- The Beauty of Experience

Posted November 13, 2017

One of our most frequently asked questions is- “What is the best age to have a facelift?” There is no set age that applies to everyone. We have performed facelifts on patients from their late 40’s to their mid-80’s. Each is individualized for the patient’s anatomy and goals. In a lecture, “My Experience with 5,000 … Continue reading Your Facelift and the Stages of Life- The Beauty of Experience

Brand New “Aesthetic Studio” 3D System

Posted October 9, 2017

We are excited to announce our new “Aesthetic Studio” 3D system. We have combined the innovative Microsoft Surface Studio and Quantificare 3D Software with our own graphics to develop a unique system to analyze skin and facial contours, image surgical and non-surgical procedures, and measure our outcomes precisely. This is the single most useful communication … Continue reading Brand New “Aesthetic Studio” 3D System

The Evolution of the “Facelift”

Posted August 30, 2017

When I was training in New Orleans we were proud of our facelift technique and had good short-term results. Our procedure consisted of making a skin incision in the crease in front of the ear and behind the ear, lifting (undermining) the skin to the mid-cheek area, placing a few sutures to tighten the deeper … Continue reading The Evolution of the “Facelift”

How to Make Optimal Aesthetic Decisions

Posted August 14, 2017

Aesthetic DecisionsIn the world of aesthetic medicine and surgery there are many options and often contradictory recommendations concerning technologies for facial rejuvenation.  How do we help our patients make optimal decisions in this environment?  We just return to basics-  make a precise anatomical diagnosis and recommend the minimal targeted intervention to address the problem. Perhaps … Continue reading How to Make Optimal Aesthetic Decisions