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Comparing Surgical and Non-Surgical Facelifts

Posted on Jan 24, 2023 by Dr Farrior

A surgical facelift, also known as a rhytidectomy, is a procedure where excess skin and tissue in the face and neck are removed, repositioned, and replaced to create a more lifted, youthful appearance. This procedure is what most consider semi-permanent since results often last 10 to 15 years or more without the need for office visits or costly maintenance. […] … MORE

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Botox for Men or “BroTox”: Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on Jun 15, 2020 by Dr Farrior

Have you ever wondered about getting Botox to look younger and boost your self-confidence? Many think this treatment is just for women – but Botox for men has been growing in popularity for a decade. The stigma around men getting Botox is disappearing, so there’s no need to stress about getting information for this popular procedure. […] … MORE

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How Long Do Lip Fillers Last? What You Need to Know

Posted on May 07, 2020 by Dr Farrior

Full, plump lips are definitely in vogue right now, championed by everyone from Angelina Jolie to Kylie Jenner. Most celebs achieve that classic look through temporary fillers. If you’ve been curious about boosting your own smile, you may be wondering – just how long do lip fillers last? The truth is that it’s not the same […] … MORE

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6 Fall Skincare Tips to Update Your Routine: Explained by a Top-Rated Facial Plastic Surgeon

Posted on Nov 05, 2019 by Dr Farrior

Fall is finally here! That means cozy sweaters, cooler weather, and unfortunately, drier skin. Sixth-generation facial plastic surgeon Dr. Edward Farrior advises his patients to adapt their skincare routine to the changing seasons. Even in a state like Florida where the temperatures stay fairly high year-round, the drop in humidity can still affect your skin. […] … MORE

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Should I Get A Nose Job?

Posted on Oct 23, 2019 by Dr Farrior

The nose is the cornerstone of your face. With its shape, size, and location, your nose can either complement your radiant smile and bright eyes – or distract from the rest of your features. For those who feel they fall into the latter category, a plastic surgeon can help. If you’ve been asking yourself, “Should […] … MORE

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How to Fix Stretched Out Earring Holes with Earlobe Repair

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 by Dr Farrior

If you recently put on a pair of your favorite earrings and noticed that your earlobes don’t hold them as firmly as they used to, don’t despair. Thanks to new techniques in facial plastic surgery, repairing and rejuvenating your damaged earlobes has never been easier. It happens to all of us. As we age, our […] … MORE

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11 Summer Sun Protection Tips for 2019

Posted on Jun 25, 2019 by Dr Farrior

Summer’s almost here, and you know what that means – time to hit the beach and enjoy some much-needed vacation time with friends and family! As fun as these upcoming months can be, it’s important that you take a little extra time to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays. But what type […] … MORE

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Skin MANagement: Anti-Aging Skin Care Tips for Men

Posted on Jun 20, 2019 by Dr Farrior

Being a man doesn’t mean that you have to let yourself go later in life! Aging gracefully works for both genders. Yes, it is true that society perceives some of the signs of aging as attractive in the male populous and not in the female counterpart. Grey hair, wrinkles and a tan complexion imply maturity, […] … MORE

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Revision Rhinoplasty: More Common Than Before

Posted on Mar 26, 2019 by Dr Farrior

According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the number of revision surgeries performed by their board-certified members has nearly doubled since 2017. Why is that? Sadly, the rise of revision rhinoplasty can be attributed to the increasing number of nose jobs and botched nose jobs being performed by unqualified and […] … MORE

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13 Tips to Speed Up Your Rhinoplasty Recovery Time

Posted on Feb 28, 2019 by Dr Farrior

You may be eager to see the results of your rhinoplasty (nose reshaping) procedure right away, but the recovery process takes time. During this time, there are steps you can take to speed things up and ensure that everything heals properly. Rhinoplasty Recovery Timeline The average rhinoplasty recovery time is one year. That may sound […] … MORE

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New Year, New You: How to Get Younger Looking Skin in 2019

Posted on Jan 10, 2019 by Dr Farrior

As we approach the end of the year, you might have already started thinking about your New Year’s resolutions for 2019. Do those resolutions include striving for younger looking skin? After countless years of telling ourselves that we’re going to lose weight or read more books and not following through, it’s about time we picked […] … MORE

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Fellowship Program Providing Real World Experience To Young Board Eligible Physicians

Posted on Jan 09, 2019 by Dr Farrior

Did you know Dr. Farrior is the director of a fellowship program through the sponsorship of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery? This gives young board eligible physicians the opportunity for one year of focused study in the artistry of facial plastic surgery with one of the world’s experts. Dr. Farrior has been the director of […] … MORE

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International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery: Recap

Posted on Nov 16, 2018 by Dr Farrior

Having been the President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery the last time the International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery was held in the United States in NYC I served as the host for the international guest. It just so happened to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the founding of […] … MORE

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Imperfections Improved in 15 Minutes with Non-Surgical Nose Job

Posted on Nov 01, 2018 by Dr Farrior

Today, there’s a way to improve your nasal profile—and your confidence—in as little as 15 minutes. The non-surgical nose job (also called “non-surgical rhinoplasty” or “nose filler”) is becoming increasingly popular with men and women alike. The procedure uses injectable fillers to reduce the appearance of a bump and correct irregularities in the nose. In […] … MORE

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Save $250 on select SkinMedica regimens

Posted on Oct 04, 2018 by Dr Farrior

Summer may be over, but the season may have left its mark on your skin. To reverse the appearance of sun damage, take advantage of limited-time savings on our favorite SkinMedica regimens. For sunspots and other stubborn discoloration, Dr. Farrior recommends this regimen. When used together, the products are clinically proven to reduce the look […] … MORE

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Chemical vs. Physical Sunblock: Which is Better For You?

Posted on Aug 10, 2018 by Dr Farrior

Living in Florida means enjoying an endless summer. Here in Tampa Bay, we’re fortunate to partake in year-round parades and street festivals, trips to the beach, family outings at local parks and so much more. But 365 days of fun in the sun also comes with serious responsibility. Sunscreen is crucial to protecting your skin […] … MORE

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5 Steps to Take Before Revision Rhinoplasty

Posted on Jul 26, 2018 by Dr Farrior

It can be disheartening when your nose job doesn’t provide the results you wanted. After spending thousands of dollars and dealing with a long, uncomfortable recovery, the change may have been too dramatic – or not quite drastic enough. In either scenario: you are not alone. I have been in practice for over 25 years, […] … MORE

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5 Anti-aging Secrets from a Facial Plastic Surgeon

Posted on Jun 26, 2018 by Dr Farrior

We’re all familiar with that old adage, “prevention is the best medicine.” It’s much easier (and more cost-effective) to prevent an illness than it is to treat one. Most people know that diet and exercise can help avoid ailments like heart disease, but many don’t realize that taking a proactive approach is also critical to […] … MORE

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Bad Celebrity Plastic Surgery – Who’s to Blame?

Posted on Mar 23, 2016 by Dr Farrior

Can someone ruin their face without an accomplice? No. I lay a most of the blame at the foot of the provider, and I say provider rather than surgeon because of the glut of non-core specialist providing cosmetic care and the physician extenders that also provide this care. For further explanation, a core–specialist is either […] … MORE

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Ask Noel

Posted on Apr 16, 2015 by Dr Farrior

PATIENT QUESTION: I have several special events coming up next month and I want to look absolutely radiant! Which peel would you recommend so that I can put my freshest face forward? NOEL: The best peel to look radiant for an upcoming event would be the VI Peel. It will renew your skin with little […] … MORE

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Posted on Apr 09, 2015 by Dr Farrior

Beyond the issues of cervical posture and the overt dangers of texting, especially while driving or walking, can texting be a cosmetic concern? It would certainly appear so. What is all that skin doing bunched up under my jaw line when I look down at my device, cell phone or tablet please? Well that skin […] … MORE

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Posted on Nov 13, 2013 by Dr Farrior

In our youth-obsessed culture, a woman’s next birthday is not always a cause for celebration. Instead of candles and presents, that turn of the clock can conjure up images of wrinkles, jowls, under eye bags and sagging. But ladies don’t need to be anxious about hitting that half-century mark anymore. The American Academy of Facial […] … MORE

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Posted on Jul 29, 2013 by Dr Farrior

Next up in our staff features is Laura Graham! We all know how sweet she is but here are a few things you may not know about her… 1. What drew you to this industry? I have been interested in the field of surgery since I took a medical class as a senior in high […] … MORE

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Posted on May 08, 2013 by Dr Farrior

Next up in our staff features is Jennifer Sultenfuss! Jennifer is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner and received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Tampa. She is a nationally certified family practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Her previous experience includes pediatrics, infectious disease, medical case management, and aesthetic […] … MORE

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Posted on Mar 06, 2013 by Dr Farrior

We LOVE our staff and want you to get to know them as well as we do. First to be featured in our Staff Spotlight is Noel Rucker! Noel has over 20 years experience working in the medical field and delivers high quality patient care. She first joined the practice in April of 2000 as […] … MORE

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Mama Elsa: Plastic Surgery Explained

Posted on Jan 14, 2013 by Dr Farrior

Anyone who is a fan of the Housewives reality show franchise on Bravo has seen the colorful Mama Elsa from Miami. While a very likable character, her face cannot help but spark interest in viewers. Dr. Farrior gives his opinion on how a once beautiful woman can end up looking this way. Who’s to blame […] … MORE

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The Vampire Lift

Posted on Oct 22, 2012 by Dr Farrior

Happy Halloween! It is the time of ghosts, goblins, monsters, costumes and masks. Vampires also seem to be popular this time of year, especially with the popularity of Twilight Series. As you may have heard Vampires are now lifting faces. The Vampire Lift is a trademarked procedure that is being marketed to refresh and rejuvenate […] … MORE

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Posted on Oct 02, 2012 by Dr Farrior

The ears and more often the earlobes are sometimes overlooked in facial rejuvenation. This can lead to a inconsistent or surgical appearance after an otherwise successful facelift. As we age the earlobes can become elongated. This occurs naturally in the aging process and can be exacerbated by the wearing of heavy earrings. Earlobe Rejuvenation is […] … MORE

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Dr. Farrior is so much more than a doctor – he’s an artist. Dr. Farrior has the right medical knowledge and the artistic vision needed to create harmony among his patients’ facial features. He truly listens to his patients and is always open to their concerns.

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