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Oculofacial Surgery Blog

What Should I Expect from a Chemical Peel?

Dull, blemished and worn skin can make you feel less confident and attractive. Restore fresher, youthful skin with a chemical peel offered by experienced cosmetic surgeon Dr. Basil Pakeman. This skincare treatment uses various chemical solutions based on the final results for which you and Dr. Pakeman have planned. Chemical peels can address a wide […]

Top 5 Liposuction Treatment Areas that may Surprise You

Liposuction is a versatile procedure that can slim down excess fat on many different areas of your body. In fact, it can even be used on delicate areas near the face. The only way to know if it can treat the area with which you are concerned is to visit experienced cosmetic surgeon Dr. Basil […]

Study says Contact Lenses increase risk of Droopy Upper Eyelids

A new study says wearing contact lenses increases the odds you’ll experience droopy upper eyelids, a cosmetic and sometimes visual problem corrected with blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery). The study was published in Aesthetic Surgery Journal, which is the official publication of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Apparently, researchers found increased risk of droopy eyelids […]

Combining a Facelift with other Rejuvenation Procedures

It’s not uncommon for one of our facial plastic surgery guests to want to combine their facelift procedure with other treatments. Doing so can often achieve a more comprehensive and continuous rejuvenation effect. Some patients do not want part of their face to look more youthful while the eyelids or another area looks older. Sometimes […]

How long does a Facelift last?

As someone interested in rejuvenating the appearance of your face, you may want to know how long the results of a facelift last. A facelift is one of the most effective ways to restore youthfulness to your face. It tightens sagging, inelastic skin and muscles, thereby softening deep facial folds and restoring a defined facial […]

Eyelid Surgery Terms and Phrases you should know

As you research the eyelid surgery procedure, you may come across the following terms – Blepharoplasty: simply a more technical term for eyelid surgery. It describes the procedure that rejuvenates the appearance of the upper and/or lower eyelids. Transconjunctival incision: an incision made inside of the lower eyelid. This incision is sometimes used for lower […]

Am I a Liposuction Candidate?

Liposuction surgery slims down certain areas of your physique by breaking apart and suctioning away excess fat cells. If the following statements apply to you, you may be a good liposuction candidate: You have extra deposits of fat that you want to remove. You are at or near your ideal weight (liposuction is not a […]

8 Things a Facelift can do

A facelift ultimately makes your face look smoother and firmer, which overall results in a more youthful facial appearance. Although a consultation with Dr. Basil Pakeman is needed for you to know exactly if and how a facelift will change your facial characteristics, generally this facial procedure is associated with the following: Results can last […]

What does Facial Fat Grafting do?

Facial fat injections replace lost volume in your face without artificial material. The fat is removed from somewhere on your body where there is extra, using liposuction. Then, any impurities are removed from the fat and it is prepared for injection. Finally, using a series of injections, the fat cells are used to augment and […]

Liposuction Cost

Liposuction is a great option for slimming down isolated areas of stubborn fat. But of course the cost of liposuction is a major deciding factor for just about any patient. At, we of course understand how important of a factor it is. But we also want to urge you to consider other aspects as well, […]

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