Glossary Term | The New York Otolaryngology Group - Part 2

Browlift/Forehead Lift

Surgery to minimize forehead lines and wrinkles, and to elevate brows to reduce lid drooping. Read more…

Filler Injections

Most commonly collagen – a gel like substance derived from purified animal tissue, and fat – which is harvested from the patient’s thigh or abdomen and then injected to plump up facial […] Read more…

Facial Reconstruction

Surgery to repair or reconstruct facial features in victims of cancer, facial trauma, and birth defects. Read more…

Dermabrasion

A facial sanding technique used to treat deep scars and wrinkles, raised scar tissue, and some severe cases of cystic acne; top layers of skin are “sanded” off with a high-speed rotating […] Read more…

Collagen Implant

An injection of natural protein, which raises skin tissue to smooth the skin and make wrinkles and scars appear less visible. Read more…

Chemical Peels

Resurfacing of the skin with an acid solution that peels the top layers and allows smoother, regenerated skin to emerge; an effective treatment for wrinkles caused by sun damage, mild scarring, and […] Read more…

Chin Augmentation

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Cheek / Chin Augmentation

Surgery where implants are placed in the cheeks or chin to improve bone structure, balance a profile, or support sagging, soft tissues. Read more…

Botulinum Toxin Botox

Injected to relax facial muscles temporarily to eliminate wrinkles for three to six months. Read more…

Blepharoplasty

Surgery of the eyelids in which fat and excess skin, bags, pouches, wrinkles in the eye area are removed. Read more…