Your face is usually the first thing people notice when they meet you. And, for many people, the face they see in the mirror doesn't accurately reflect how they feel inside. Dr. Kamran Khoobehi performs cosmetic procedures such as eyelid surgery, forehead lift, lip augmentation, facelift surgery, and BOTOX® therapy to help our Metairie and New Orleans area patients feel good about what their appearance expresses to the world.
When non-invasive treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic do not achieve the desired level of improvement, facelift surgery at our New Orleans-area practice offers residents of Metairie and surrounding communities another way to reverse the effects of the natural aging process.
Suitable candidates for facelift surgery include those who are in good general health with a well-defined bone structure and realistic expectations. To determine whether you are a candidate for facelift surgery, you can schedule an appointment with our skilled plastic surgeon. During your private facelift consultation, you will be able to discuss your goals and expectations for surgery with Dr. Khoobehi. He will also ask you about your medical history. It is very important that you disclose any medical conditions and prescriptions at this time.
Dr. Khoobehi begins facelift surgery by making an incision above the hairline. During the surgery, he tightens the underlying muscles of the face and removes excess fat and skin. Then, he carefully redrapes the skin, skillfully secures it into place with tiny sutures, and bandages the area.
After facelift surgery at our Metairie practice, patients should follow the set of specific guidelines provided to them by Dr. Khoobehi for a smooth recovery. Some bruising and swelling are normal and are temporary. Patients may also feel some temporary discomfort. This can be alleviated with medication prescribed by Dr. Khoobehi.
For those patients who wish to achieve a truly dramatic facial makeover, Dr. Khoobehi also performs nose surgery, or rhinoplasty.
Approved by the FDA in 2002 for the treatment of facial frown lines, botulinum toxin type A (the scientific name for BOTOX® Cosmetic) has been used successfully for nearly two decades to treat eye muscle disorders. When administered by a medical professional like Dr. Khoobehi, BOTOX® treatment can be a quick and effective way to reduce the prominence of wrinkles.
During your BOTOX® treatment at our practice in Metairie, Dr. Khoobehi will inject BOTOX® Cosmetic into the muscles of the face that cause facial wrinkles to develop. The injections are virtually painless. You may feel a slight stinging sensation, which will subside quickly. After the injection, facial muscles will gradually begin to relax, causing frown lines to fade. In two to five days, you will begin to notice the results of the treatment. These results will last around three to four months, after which additional treatment may be desired. BOTOX® treatments can also be combined with the use of dermal fillers, chemical peels, or Obagi® skin care products for optimal rejuvenation.
Although BOTOX® Cosmetic can achieve noticeable results for patients with frown lines caused by regular movement of the facial muscles, BOTOX® Cosmetic does not treat sagging skin. New Orleans-area residents who wish to correct loose or sagging skin may wish to consider plastic surgery procedures such as facelift, eyelid surgery, or forehead lift. Dr. Khoobehi achieves beautiful, natural results with these surgical treatments for the face.
In the hands of an experienced plastic surgeon, injectable fillers such as Restylane®, Radiesse®, and JUVÉDERM™ Injectable Gel can help to rejuvenate a person's appearance. For many individuals, they can even delay the need for a facelift. At our practice in Metairie, New Orleans-area residents can take full advantage of the benefits of dermal fillers.
Restylane® can soften the appearance of facial wrinkles and folds, creating a more youthful appearance. The active ingredient in Restylane® is hyaluronic acid, a water-loving component of healthy skin which increases the volume of the skin by attracting and holding moisture. Since hyaluronic acid exists naturally in the human body, no allergy tests are necessary prior to treatment with Restylane®.
Treatment with Radiesse® is a quick and easy way to address the lack of volume associated with wrinkles and other facial depressions. Radiesse® works in two ways to accomplish this. First, calcium-based microspheres fill in facial folds and wrinkles. Then, over time, these microspheres stimulate the production of collagen. This dual action offers patients long-lasting facial rejuvenation.
JUVÉDERM™ Injectable Gel is designed to smooth the appearance of facial lines and folds, especially those around the nose and mouth. Hyaluronic acid, a natural component of the human body, retains precious moisture, hydrating and adding volume to the skin. Treatment with JUVÉDERM™ Injectable Gel or any other of our dermal injectables can be combined with BOTOX® treatment at our practice in Metairie.
Provides gradual results that can last up to two years*
Sculptra Aesthetic is a facial injectable that works gradually in a series of treatments — on average, three injection sessions over a few months — for a subtle, more youthful looking appearance. Welcome to the new age of anti-age.
Goes to the source of facial aging
Sculptra Aesthetic targets the underlying causes of the signs of facial aging. It can give you noticeable results that emerge subtly and can last for up to 2 years.* It begins to work within the deep dermis, where your skin's structure is reinforced as Sculptra Aesthetic helps to replace lost collagen. This reinforced collagen structure provides a foundation that gradually restores the look of fullness of your shallow to deep facial wrinkles and folds that have depleted over time. The result? Sculptra Aesthetic is different because it gradually and subtly corrects these facial wrinkles and folds. This can provide a refined, more youthful looking appearance that can last up two years.*
When drooping upper eyelids or baggy lower eyelids make you look older and more tired than you feel, eyelid surgery may provide a solution. During eyelid surgery, Dr. Khoobehi removes fat deposits and excess skin. He smoothes the area around the eye, making it appear more youthful. Eyelid surgery can also help to bring out the natural beauty of your eyes. Many patients choose to combine eyelid surgery with a facelift for a totally rejuvenated appearance.
Frown lines and forehead creases caused by a sagging brow can make one appear angry and may add years to a person's appearance. Forehead lift surgery, also known as a brow lift, weakens the muscles that cause frown lines and lifts the brow, creating a much more youthful and revitalized appearance.
Dr. Khoobehi performs endoscopic brow lift at our practice in Metairie. The endoscopic technique calls for a smaller incision and is, therefore, less invasive than traditional brow lift surgery. During an endoscopic brow lift, a device called an endoscope is inserted in a small incision located just behind the hairline. The endoscope has a tiny camera on the end, which allows the doctor to see under the skin without making a long incision.
Fuller, more luscious lips are possible with lip augmentation at our New Orleans-area practice. Using a dermal filler, such as JUVÉDERM™ Injectable Gel or Restylane®, Dr. Khoobehi can help you achieve the fuller pout you desire. Lip augmentation is a relatively quick and painless procedure that can make a noticeable difference in your appearance. To learn more about lip augmentation, please contact Dr. Khoobehi today.
Dermal grafts can be used in a wide variety of applications, including scar revision and breast reconstruction. The process involves the transfer of healthy skin from one area of the body to another. Since the skin that is used comes from the patient, the risk that the body may reject the graft is eliminated. Grafts can sometimes be harvested during a tummy tuck procedure, when excess skin is removed to tone and tighten the abdominal area.
To learn more about our facial procedures, including facelift surgery and BOTOX® treatment, please contact our Metairie and New Orleans-area practice. Dr. Khoobehi achieves superior results with plastic surgery procedures and non-surgical dermal injectables.
To learn more about treatments for the face, such as facelift surgery and BOTOX® Cosmetic, offered in the New Orleans and Metairie area, please contact our caring professionals.
Kamran Khoobehi, M.D.
3901 Veterans Blvd
Metairie, LA 70002