Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
2080 Century Park East, 1700
Los Angeles, California 90067 US
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Board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology

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  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Barnard College at Columbia University
    Medical: MD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City
    Residency: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City
    Fellowship: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

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What is my best option for reducing my masseter muscles? (Photo)

Everyone has some degree of facial asymmetry. That being said, there are options to help make the asymmetry less noticeable. You mentioned Botox,... READ MORE

Numbing after a mini facelift: I am concerned I'm going to be permanently numb.

Usually numbness after a facelift procedure is temporary but can take months to resolve. It would be best to discuss this with your surgeon to know... READ MORE

Would septoplasty straighten my nose? (photo)

Thank you for your question. Septoplasty surgery is aimed primarily at improving the nasal airway and rarely will have any impact on the external... READ MORE

Is it normal to have hard painful lumps afte Restylane injection?

Thank you for your question. It is normal to have some swelling after lip injections with HA, especially in the first few days. Lumps are not... READ MORE

I've lines above my lip. Any suggestions?

You have a few option for the lines above your lip. Skin resurfacing with a laser can help to smooth these lines. Whether to use an ablative non... READ MORE

What is the best treatment for sloping neck/double chin? (photos)

Thank you for your question. From your pictures it does look like you would benefit from submental liposuction. Younger patients with a higher elastin... READ MORE

Sutures in tip rhinoplasty

Thank you for your question. There are various techniques that can be used in tip rhinoplasty to achieve the desired result. Often times sutures are... READ MORE

What's the average cost of having age spots/discoloration removed from the face?

Thank you for your question. There really is no average age for treating skin discoloration. Every individual has a unique genetic and environmental... READ MORE

When can I breathe through my nose?

Thank you for your question. It is very common for nasal obstruction to be worse immediately after a septoplasty before the nasal breathing gets... READ MORE

No peeling after peel?

Thank you for your question. The success of the peel is not always related to the amount of visible skin peeling. The condition of the skin at the... READ MORE

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