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The Aging Face - Softening Sun Damaged Skin, Plastic Surgery Orange County

The Aging Face: Part 2 – Softening Sun Damaged Skin

By Arian Mowlavi / May 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Aging Face: Part 2 – Softening Sun Damaged Skin The aging face is depicted not only by sagging skin but also by rough, sun-damaged skin. This is a result of UV radiation damage to the sunlight. The typical patient will complain of a thickened skin that is laden with fine wrinkles throughout. This results […]

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The Aging Face Volume Replacement, Plastic Surgery Orange County

The Aging Face: Part 1 – Volume Replacement

By Arian Mowlavi / May 11, 2019 / 2 Comments

The Aging Face: Part 1 – Volume Replacement Sagging skin and loss of facial volume often characterize the aging face. The most obvious loss of volume appears under the eye gulley, called the nasojugal groove. The nasojugal groove starts in the medial eyelid region and extends down the cheek parallel to the nasolabial fold or […]

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Avoiding Pixie Ear Deformity in Face Lifts

By Arian Mowlavi / June 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Avoiding Pixie Ear Deformity in Face Lifts The two criteria for a successful facelift and/or neck lift include getting results that are 1) natural and 2) long-lasting. In order to achieve these two criteria, it is critical that we redirect the tension of the pull on your drooping superficial fat and skin to an underlying […]

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Eyelid Plastic Surgeon Orange County

Avoiding Eyelid Surgery Complications

By Arian Mowlavi / May 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Avoiding Eyelid Surgery Complications The eyes are the “windows” to your soul; this fact alone is enough to demonstrate why we must avoid any and ALL deformities/complications during surgery. This is why Dr. Mowlavi, has spent an entire career studying the anatomy of the eyelid and designing his blepharoplasty surgeries to avoid deformities and possible […]

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Jowling: What it is And How to Correct it

By Arian Mowlavi / October 24, 2017 / Comments Off on Jowling: What it is And How to Correct it

What is Jowling? Facial “jowling” is caused by the natural aging process which leads to volume loss and drooping skin. The term “Jowls” refers to the lower, fleshy part of the cheek. With age, this area of the face begins to sink lower causing the dreaded jowling. This undesirable effect can be attributed to the […]

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What You Need To Know About Lip Injections

By Arian Mowlavi / October 20, 2017 / Comments Off on What You Need To Know About Lip Injections

What Are Lip Injections/Fillers? Your lips are a sensual region of your face. Centrally located, they provide structure to your face and demonstrates your beauty to the outside world. As you age, the lips tend to lose their plumpness and luster by losing volume or “thinning out.” Thinning of the lips can be caused by […]

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Correct Facial Aging Lines with Fillers

By Arian Mowlavi / September 30, 2017 / Comments Off on Correct Facial Aging Lines with Fillers

Signs of Facial Aging Facial aging is an unfortunate part of the natural aging process that results to a gradual loss of soft tissue volume. Collagen is a key factor in volume loss, which can be very prominent on the face. As skin ages, the middle layer of skin (dermis) thins due to collagen loss. […]

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How to Fix the Eyebrow Divot

By Arian Mowlavi / September 7, 2017 / Comments Off on How to Fix the Eyebrow Divot

What Is An Eyebrow Divot? With aging, comes many unpleasant changes to our bodies and face. Lately, you may have begun to notice an indentation or “divot” that has been gradually developing between your eyebrows. The deepening of wrinkles that almost everyone has when they frown or squint in sunlight creates this divot. These wrinkles […]

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