Cosmetic Surgical Procedures

Endoscopic techniques can be used in most head and neck cosmetic procedures, depending on your individual needs. An endoscope is a fiber-optic camera that may be inserted into small, well-hidden incisions, allowing Dr. Lee to perform the procedure in a less invasive manner. For more information on whether endoscopic cosmetic surgery is right for you, contact East Idaho Facial Plastic Surgery to set up a consultation today.

Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
Necklift/Liposuction (Lipoplasty)
Brow Lift (Forehead Lift)
Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
Nose Reshaping (Rhinoplasty)
Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)
Chin Augmentation (Mentoplasty)
Mole Removal
Facial Trauma Reconstruction/Scar Revisions
Cleft Lip/Palate Repair
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Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
Gravity, sun exposure, and daily stresses all take a toll on our faces. A facelift can improve visible signs of aging in the face and neck, such as sagging and loose skin, deep creases, fat deposits, and loss of muscle tone. A facelift restores and enhances. It will not change your fundamental appearance or prevent future aging, but it can help you look young and fresh.

A facelift can be done solely or in conjunction with other procedures such as a brow lift, eyelid surgery, or rhinoplasty. If you would like to discuss your questions and goals with a facial plastic surgeon, contact our office to schedule a consultation.

Necklift/Liposuction (Lipoplasty)
Localized fat deposits can be an issue even for those who have good eating and fitness habits. Liposuction surgery can improve the contours and proportion of the neck, cheeks, and chin by removing those stubborn fat deposits. This procedure may be performed alone or with other cosmetic surgical procedures such as a facelift.

Remember that liposuction is not a replacement for healthy eating habits and regular exercise. Schedule a consultation today to see if you are a good candidate for this procedure.

Brow Lift (Forehead Lift)
Got frown lines? A brow lift, also know as a forehead lift, minimizes the creases that develop across the forehead or high on the bridge of the nose. Over time, your wrinkles may make you look tired, sad, or angry without you feeling those emotions. If you are interested in recapturing a more youthful appearance, contact our office today to set a consultation. We can help provide you the information you need when considering a brow lift versus a less invasive wrinkle treatment.

Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
The eyes are constantly conveying emotions. The aging process can cause the eyelids to droop and sag, which can make you look tired and older than you really are, and may even interfere with your vision. Eyelid surgery can help revitalize your face by reducing the appearance of heavy eyelids, puffiness, and bags under the eyes.

Blepharoplasty can be done alone or in conjunction with other cosmetic procedures such as a facelift, brow lift, or wrinkle treatment. During your consultation, Dr. Lee will discuss expectations and the probable outcome of treatment. Contact East Idaho Facial Plastic Surgery today to schedule your blepharoplasty consultation.

Nose Reshaping (Rhinoplasty)
Rhinoplasty is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures. It improves the appearance and proportion of the nose, enhancing facial harmony and self-confidence. Nose reshaping may also help correct impaired breathing caused by structural abnormalities in the nose. Whether the shape of your nose is the result of heredity or previous injury, the nose is the most defining characteristic of the face.

If you have wondered how rhinoplasty could improve your looks or health, trust your questions and expectations to East Idaho Facial Plastic Surgery. Richard G Lee, MD, is trained in ear, nose, throat, and facial cosmetic surgery, which provides you with the highest level of training and expertise when it comes to your nose. Those who have a realistic idea of what nasal surgery can and cannot do are more likely to be pleased with their surgery results. Schedule a consultation today to find out if you are a good candidate for rhinoplasty.

Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)
Otoplasty improves the shape, position, or proportion of the ear. It is most commonly done to reduce the size of large ears or set prominent ears back closer to the head. It can also be done to correct birth defects or misshapen ears due to injury. The procedure is typically performed between the ages of four and fourteen to avoid harmful teasing and ridicule during childhood.

Do you tend to hide your ears with your hair or a hat? Adults’ self-esteem may also benefit from otoplasty. Call to set up a consultation for you or your child to discuss your questions concerning otoplasty ear surgery.

Chin Augmentation (Mentoplasty)
Chin surgery is done to reshape the chin either by enhancement with an implant or reduction of the bone. It may be performed with other facial procedures, often times with nose surgery to achieve facial proportion. A well-defined chin helps provide harmony and balance to your facial features and profile, improving your overall appearance.

Whether you want a stronger looking chin, or merely want to alter your chin’s appearance, set up a consultation with Dr. Lee to discuss your options in chin augmentation.

Mole Removal
Whether you have an unsightly or cancerous mole, removal is a quick procedure that can be done in office with the use of localized numbing and excision. A biopsy of a suspicious mole can also be performed in office.

Facial Trauma Reconstruction/Scar Revisions
Dr. Lee can realign facial fractures and aid in proper healing of facial lacerations due to facial trauma. Repair can be performed to camouflage new or existing scars.

Cleft Lip/Palate Repair
Cleft lip and cleft palate repair can restore function and a more normal appearance to your child. Complications of clefts may include: difficulty breathing and feeding, ear infections and hearing loss, speech and language delays, and dental problems. Dr. Lee will work in conjunction with other specialists to define a course of treatment, including surgical repair, dental restoration, and speech rehabilitation as needed. Early evaluation is essential in cleft lip and/or cleft palate repair.

If your child has a cleft lip, cleft palate, or both, allow Dr. Lee to assist you in the making an informed decision on a treatment plan that will best benefit your child.

Click here to download our form on what to expect after cleft lip/palate repair.

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American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery

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