Savannah Facial Plastic Surgery Blogs

Savannah Facial Plastic Surgery Blog

Considering facial plastic surgery? Read through our blog posts written personally by fellowship-trained and double-board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Timothy Minton. His expertise and advice can help you understand surgical and non-surgical procedures. Have more questions? Click here to request a free consultation. 

What to expect (emotionally) after cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgeons prepare you for what to expect post-surgery. They give you a plan to help manage the expected bruising, swelling and discomfort. But only the best surgeons will also address your expectations and help you manage them as your body recovers and transforms.

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Feb. 28, 2019

The Real Secret to Weight Loss Isn’t Even a Secret

I know the secret to weight loss and it came to me from an expert, my BFF and running partner, Robin, who also happens to be a dietitian. And here’s the kicker: it’s been the answer to weight loss since the beginning of time.

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Feb. 18, 2019

Double Chin

Double Chin? Try Kybella for the Win

According to a 2015 survey conducted by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 67% of men and women are bothered by having what we commonly refer to as a “double chin.” If you find yourself amongst this majority, fear not.

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Jan. 30, 2019

What’s the difference between a “mature” and receding hairline and how can I stop the momentum?

Short answer: A mature hairline tends to be a more permanent fixture, while a receding hairline is “moving on up to the top” a la The Jefferson’s style. Long answer: Of course, it’s more complicated than that. Read on.

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Jan. 23, 2019

Cosmetic surgery after 65? Of course!

According to a study by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic surgery, 143,000 Americans ages 65+ had plastic surgery in 2016, which has more than doubled in the past two decades. Most of that increase has occurred in the past 5 years.

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Dec. 28, 2018

What’s the right age for a facelift?

There may not a simple answer to that question. Blogger Andrea Goto explores the pros and cons of a facelift and alternatives if you aren't quite ready for one.

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Nov. 21, 2018

Healthy Winter Skin Tips

5 Tips for Healthy Winter Skin

Winter in the Southeast may not bring blizzards but that doesn’t mean our skin is necessarily spared. Follow these five tips to take you through to spring with your best face forward.

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Oct. 9, 2018

Laser Hair Removal Blog

Hair, Hair, Everywhere

Unless you’re 12, shaving sucks. It’s a chore and even more so for those of us with really long legs. And for those of us who’ve been doing it for decades, we wonder if maybe it’s time to stop. 

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Sept. 25, 2018

5 Good Reasons to Get a PRP Facial

Nearly every cosmetic surgeon sings the praises of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and its potential to rejuvenate not only our skin, but also our joints, tendons and even hair. 

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Sept. 13, 2018

Botox blog

My First Botox: A Love Story

Andrea Goto thought she was attending the bunch for free wine and an amuse bouche or two. It turned out that she learned about Botox, and her life would be changed forever. 

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Aug. 30, 2018

The ears have it, too, unfortunately

Whether you intentionally stretched that earlobe beyond its natural capacity, or if gravity and Anne Klein did it for you, rest assured there’s a quick and relatively comfortable surgical fix.

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Aug. 15, 2018

Nose job blog

Should I get a nose job?

The nose is a defining feature. A reduction or addition can drastically transform one’s face for better or worse—and the functionality of the nose. Which is exactly why you need to be careful about who you let up in there. 

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Aug. 1, 2018

Lip Enhancement blog

Plump thin lips are easier than ever—thanks to fillers and mad skills

Lip  enhancement fillers are safe, the procedure takes only about 15 minutes and requires no downtime, and the effects—which are immediate—can last anywhere from four to nine months.

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July 5, 2018

Jowls blog

Jowls got you down? Well, lift ‘em up.

Worried about a sagging jawline? There are options to treat that from a necklift to liquid facelift. 

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June 25, 2018

"Brotox" for beginners

Read about a Botox virgin going under the needle - and yes, he's a dude. And no, that's not weird. Andrea Goto explains.

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June 13, 2018

Dysport filler: Is there pain to looking younger?

Injectable fillers, such as Dysport and Botox, are non-invasive but Andrea Goto asks, 'Does it hurt?'

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April 26, 2018

Necklift blog post

What the neck? How a book and a necklift can make you feel yourself again.

Andrea Goto shares the story of her mother's turkey neck and her sudden struggle with growing older as she looks at her neck.

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April 12, 2018

Can I even afford plastic surgery?

Today, there seems to be more transparency about the cost of treatments. There are also more options than ever. Blogger Andrea Goto explores those options.

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March 27, 2018

Nose job blog photo

How do I know if I should get a nose job?

The Rhinoplasty procedure, also called a “nose job” or nose surgery, is a procedure performed to improve the overall aesthetic of this central facial feature.

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Feb. 1, 2018

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Facial Fuzz at 40? You may want to try laser hair removal.

Andrea Goto shares her story of discovering facial hair and why laser hair removal was the best treatment option for her.

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Jan. 16, 2018

Botox blog photo

Both men and women are getting Botox

Botox is one of the most popular non-surgical facial rejuvenation procedures performed for both men and women today.

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Jan. 3, 2018

Eyelid lift blog photo

How do I know if I am a candidate for eyelid lift?

Eyelid sagging, or eyelid ptosis, commonly occurs in both men and women and can cause both aesthetic and functional concerns. In severe cases the ptosis can partially or fully impede one’s field of vision.

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Dec. 19, 2017

Browlift blog photo

Why you may want to consider a browlift

The browlift is performed to reduce lines, creases, wrinkles, and sagging in the brow that are creating and older or more run-down appearance than we wish to project to the world.

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Nov. 24, 2017

Freshen your face for the holidays

Five fast procedures to freshen your face for the holidays

No downtime? No pain? No problem. Consider one of these non-surgical procedures for a fresh look for the New Year.

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Nov. 21, 2017


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What is blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty, also called an Eyelid Lift, is a procedure that has helped many men and women of various ages reduce the appearance of unwanted signs of aging such as creases, wrinkles, sagging, and puffiness in the upper and lower eyelids.

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Oct. 13, 2017