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    Learn How You Can Get the Look You Want with these Resources

    Last updated 1 year ago

    Making the decision to undergo plastic surgery is a big step. These links from around the Web provide more about what to expect from a chin or cheek implant procedure so you can make an informed decision. 

    • It is important to educate yourself before making the decision to undergo plastic surgery. Learn which questions to ask your plastic surgeon regarding your facelift recovery by exploring this article from
    • What can you expect after undergoing a facelift? Check out this page from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for more information on facelift recovery.
    • Are you a good candidate for chin implants? Find out by reading over this article from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
    • Get the facts regarding cheek and chin implants by visiting this link from
    • Do you wish you could see what you would look like before undergoing plastic surgery? Browse through this article for more information on Vectra 3D technology. 

    To consult a plastic surgeon about your candidacy for facial plastic surgery, call Dr. R. Scott Yarish, MD at (713) 469-3449 for more information on our Houston services. 

    A Guide to the Chin and Cheek Implant Procedure

    Last updated 1 year ago

    When it comes to plastic surgery, the term “implants” tends to make us think of the implant used during breast augmentation procedures. However, implants may be also used to augment other areas of the body as well. Learn more by reading the following guide to the chin and cheek implant procedures. 

    Chin Implants

    Chin implants may be right for you if your chinbone does not sufficiently protrude past the jawline but rather blends into your neck, ultimately interfering with the balance and symmetry of your facial structure and creating the appearance of a weak chin. During the chin implant surgical procedure, your cosmetic surgeon will administer anesthesia before a small incision is made inside of your lower lip below the gum line, creating a pocket along the forward edge of the chin. A medical grade silicone implant will then be placed into the pocket before the incision is closed with absorbable sutures. The use of an inner-lip incision allows the surgical scar to remain easily concealed after the healing process is complete.

    Cheek Implants

    Cheek implants are often recommended for individuals whose cheeks are flat due to a congenital deformity, injury, or volume-loss caused by the natural aging process. As with the chin implant procedure, your surgeon will administer anesthesia before making an incision along the inside of the cheek above the upper gingival tissues. After forming a pocket in the deficient area, trial implants will be placed to prepare the skin and help your face adjust to the new contours. A solid silicone implant will be inserted later and the incisions closed with dissolvable stitches.

    Whether you are interested in chin implants, cheek implants, or a facelift, leading plastic surgeon Dr. R. Scott Yarish, M.D. is here to help. Get on the road to your ideal image by calling our Houston, Texas office at (713) 469-3449 today! You can also set up your initial consultation with Dr. Yarish by visiting us online. 

    See Results Before Your Surgery with Vectra 3D

    Last updated 1 year ago

    One of the biggest questions most individuals have before undergoing plastic surgery is how they will look once they healing process is complete. Until recently, however, physicians had no real way of demonstrating the intended results for any one specific procedure. 

    In this video, The Doctors takes a closer look at Vectra 3D technology. Vectra 3D technology enables cosmetic surgeons to provide their patients with a three-dimensional virtual representation of what they would look like after undergoing a specific plastic surgery procedure with just a few clicks of a button. Watch this clip to see one woman’s virtual before and after facelift results.

    Do you wish you had a way of knowing what you would look like before undergoing cosmetic surgery? Schedule a surgical consultation that includes Vectra 3D technology by contacting Dr. R. Scott Yarish, M.D. with Town & Country Plastic Surgery at (713) 469-3449. 

    Tips for Recovering After Your Facelift

    Last updated 1 year ago

    Facelifts, also known as rhytidectomy procedures, are commonly performed to reduce visible signs of aging in the face—including mid-facial sagging, creases below the eyelids, deep nasal labial lines, displaced fat, and excess or loose skin. In some cases, facelift procedures may also be used to eliminate excess skin under the chin that gives the appearance of jowls.  Make sure you achieve the postoperative results you desire by following the facelift recovery tips discussed here. 

    Keep Surgical Dressings Intact

    Your face will be wrapped in a sterile dressing immediately after undergoing a facelift. While these bandages may itch slightly as your skin heals, it is important to keep the dressings intact until removed by your cosmetic surgeon as they are designed to reduce swelling and help your skin adjust to your new facial contours.

    Use a Cold Compress

    Your cosmetic surgeon will usually prescribe anti-inflammatory medications to reduce swelling and discomfort in the days after your surgery. In the event the discomfort persists, you may consider placing a cold compress or ice pack up against the bandages at intervals of 10-to-15 minutes.

    Get Plenty of Rest

    You will want to avoid strenuous exercise until given medical clearance from your surgeon. You can expedite the healing process further by staying off of your feet and keeping your head elevated as much as possible.

    Drink Plenty of Water

    Keeping your body hydrated after undergoing a face lift is helpful because it can help reduce swelling and remove any residual anesthesia from your system.

    Visit Your Surgeon

    One of the most important things to do to ensure successful results following a facelift is to visit your surgeon for all follow-up appointments. This will give you the chance to ensure you are healing properly and ask any additional questions.

    Are you interested in undergoing a facelift? Find out if you are a good candidate for this procedure by contacting Houston plastic surgeon, Dr. R. Scott Yarish, M.D. at (713) 469-3449. Dr. Yarish also offers chemical peels and body contouring procedures such as tummy tucks and breast implants. 

    Learn More About What Cosmetic Procedures May Be Right For You

    Last updated 1 year ago

    Cosmetic procedures offer patients the chance to safely enhance both their body and face. These articles describe some of the issues that commonly necessitate cosmetic care and the procedures to treat them.

    • Sun protection is a lifelong responsibility to avoid premature aging and skin cancer. The Skin Cancer Foundation gives readers an in-depth look at the importance of sunscreen.
    • Though proper skincare is the first line of defense against aging, many procedures can minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. discusses the positive effects of chemical peels.
    • Wish you didn’t have to apply and remove your makeup everyday? The Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals details the permanent makeup process.
    • Medical News Today reports on the factors that lead to cellulite.
    • Cellulaze is an innovative treatment for unwanted cellulite. offers readers an overview of this procedure.

    Dr. R. Scott Yarish, MD provides an extensive array of cosmetic enhancement options at our Houston facility. From chemical peels and cellulite reduction to face lifts and breast implants, we can help you look your best. Call (713) 469-3449 to schedule a consultation with a plastic surgeon today.

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