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5 out of 5 stars Facelift Revision
Dr. Godin is one of the best-kept secrets in the mid-Atlantic. Confident, professional and dedicated to your healthful, successful recovery from facial surgical procedure. His staff was wonderful and the after-care nurse a great match.
5 out of 5 stars Botox
What value can you put on getting your self confidence back! Dr. Godin took time to meticulously study my face to give me exactly the Botox and fillers I needed to take years off of my face and yet still look like me. He's a true perfectionist.
5 out of 5 stars Restylane
I am in my upper 40's and for years I have been fighting the aging process. I have tried almost every cream, serum, and gadget that is out there. Believe me when I say nothing really works like it says. But then I meet Dr. Godin. Dr. Godin was wonderful. We discussed my wants and needs for now and procedures I might want down the road. Then we discussed together what procedures I wanted...
1 out of 5 stars Facelift
I had a facelift 7 months ago and have little to show for it except pretty prominent salivary glands. Dr Godin never mentioned this possibility and then didn't want to acknowledge them when I pointed them out. In fact he asked why I kept focusing on them, to which I replied "because they are very obvious and the first thing I see when I look at my neck!" Of course he said they were not...
1 out of 5 stars Neck Lift
Best to avoid trusting this surgeon with your face. There ARE better surgeons in Richmond in my opinion. Many, many are having to go elsewhere for redos as u can read about on realself.
5 out of 5 stars Neck Lift
Dr. Godin always made me feel like he was very concerned and caring and it definitely was a wonderful experience.
3 out of 5 stars Facelift
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5 out of 5 stars Mini Lift
One year ago, I had Ultherapy instead of what I really needed - a mini lift. For me, Ultherapy was a waste of time and money which yielded zero results. I just had my lift (lower face and neck tuck and a little lipo under chip) four days ago so still swollen (more on one side than the other) and bruised but I expect to be very pleased with the results. No real pain, just can't lay down so...
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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: Biology & English Literature, Rice University, 1982
Medical: MD, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 1986
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Head & Neck Surgery, University of California San Diego, 1991
Fellowship: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, with Dr. Calvin M Johnson Jr., MD
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Closed reduction of a nasal fracture is always a bit of a crapshoot - sometimes it works and sometimes not. It's often worth a try because it can... READ MORE
The nasal bridge, or dorsum, can be reduced without affecting the nasal tip. In this instance I often prefer to do reduce the "hump" through... READ MORE
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The short answer is to wait until all swelling goes down and your oral surgeon clears you for more surgery. The most conservative approach is to wait... READ MORE
Does my chin seem small? This is the only thing about my face that bugs me. How would I make it more squarer? (photo)
If you're looking to widen the chin from the front view, this could be accomplished with an implant or a long acting filler injection. I would want to... READ MORE
Hello. Since your nose was broken while you were young and still growing, I'd like to know if the internal structures of the nose, especially the... READ MORE
The best answer is that your surgeon will not be sure what type of graft (if any) is required until he/she gets in there and sees what the anatomy is... READ MORE
Based on your photos, it appears your nose can definitely be refined. You'll be happiest if you pursue a natural-looking result, which should be... READ MORE
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