Archive for January, 2017
When it comes to the appearance of the face, balance is one of the most general terms that is used to describe an attractive appearance. The lips play a huge role in the facial appearance. Not only do the lips provide a natural pleasantry, but they also have specific and significant roles that they must perform throughout any given day. The lips are essential for expressing emotions, and they are also necessary for proper chewing, eating, and speaking. Those with abnormalities, deficiencies, or who have experienced trauma to the lips often seek lip reconstruction for both aesthetic and functional reasons.
Lip reconstruction is a highly complex surgical procedure that deals with a complex series of muscles that control the movement and functions of the lips. Dr. Mark Mitchell Jones leads Atlanta Plastic Surgery Specialists with the experience and reputation of a world-renown plastic surgeon that has successfully treated patients with deformities, injuries, and complications left behind from other surgical procedures (e.g. cancer removal). continue reading
Scars on the skin are a natural reaction when trauma or injury has occurred to the body. Falling down and scraping the knees or elbows, surgical procedures, and puncture wounds are common. Many people proudly boast about how certain scars were obtained as though they are “battle wounds” with a good story. However, some scars are more emotionally difficult to deal with, especially if they are visible or disfiguring on or near the face. Facial scars are often difficult to conceal, and they can cause those affected to feel embarrassed or self-conscious about their appearance. Many people suffer from scars on the face as a result of severe acne in their younger years; however, other facial scarring occurs as a result of an accident, tragedy, or deformity. Dr. Mark Mitchell Jones of Atlanta Plastic Surgery Specialists is an expert in facial scar revision as a customized approach for treating those with unwanted or disfiguring scarring on the face. continue reading