fat grafting

Dr. Neavin Speaks Internationally in Brazil on Fat Grafting to the Face

Dr. Neavin was honored over the weekend to be a guest speaker for the 2019 Plastic Regenerative Surgery meeting in Porto Alegre, Brazil, where he presented lectures on facial fat transfer and male plastic surgery.  The meeting comprised a legendary crowd of plastic surgeons from South America, which many argued […]

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Facial Sculpting

Facial Sculpting Plastic surgery of the face, among other things,  involves addition and subtraction of volume.  The example below illustrates how just  the addition of volume can create a more balanced face. This woman desires a more attractive face.  Attractive faces in young women possess a heart shape.  That is, […]

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Fat Grafting to Restore a Youth Appearance

Fat Grafting by Tim Neavin, MD Fat grafting is when fat is taken from an unwanted area of the body, such as the love handles, then injected into an area where volume is deficient. The series of photographs show what I call “subtle but significant” changes to face architecture. While […]

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Addition Rhinoplasty: Sometimes Bigger IS Better with Nose Surgery

Rhinoplasty: A Case Study by Tim Neavin, M.D. Rhinoplasty comes in many forms. When people think of nose surgery to improve appearance, most commonly we think about making noses smaller.  That is, big dorsal humps being rasped or shaved down, or bulbous or full tips being trimmed and narrowed. Indeed, […]

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Rhinoplasty and Facial Reshaping with Fat

A Case Study by Tim Neavin, M.D. Virtually all women want a feminine nose. While opinions of the aesthetic nose ideal differ, most would agree that a feminine nose can be characterized by a few things. They are rather small, have a slight break off point as the nose slopes […]

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Widening Faces From Fat Grafting For Youth

A Case Study: Fat Grafting by Tim Neavin, M.D. Facial fat grafting is one of my favorite operations. Depicted in this blog is a 55 year old woman who desire to look more rested and younger. She wasn’t quite ready for a face lift, so I discussed with her volume […]

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Facial Reshaping With Volume

Facial Remodeling Facial remodeling with combination products and techniques is an art.  Combination facial surgery create synergistic transformations when properly performed. Some of the more common remodeling surgeries in women include: rhinoplasty with fat grafting to face chin augmentation to balance nose and face buccal lipectomy (removing chipmunk cheeks) This […]

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Chipmunk Cheeks and Buccal Lipectomy

I saw a woman today in my Beverly Hills office who wanted to get rid of her chipmunk cheeks (as she called it) which led to a discussion about buccal lipectomy. Buccal lipectomy refers to removing fat in the cheeks to think them, or hollow them. Many women desire that […]

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How to Fool Your Friends After Plastic Surgery

Outside of Beverly Hills, many people feel uncomfortable about friends and family knowing about one’s desires for facial rejuvenation or breast enhancement. While walking on Rodeo Drive with a splint on a nose indicative of a recent rhinoplasty is somewhat of an odd status symbol in  Los Angeles, in most […]

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Wrinkles Aren’t The Enemy

Today I saw a fifty year old woman in the office who wanted me to make all of her wrinkles disappear. For your edification, wrinkles are called rhytids in the plastic surgery world, but I digress. She was upset because when she  animated her face  suddenly “rhytids” appeared! But this […]

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