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Should You Consider a Facelift in Your 40s?

Posted September 22, 2023 in Facelift

5 Minute Read: A facelift, also known as rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure designed to address signs of aging in the face and neck.  Patients often ask me what is the best age for a facelift? My answer is always the same: “If you are going to have a facelift at some point in your […]

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What Are the Advantages of Deep Plane Facelift vs. SMAS Lift?

Posted August 07, 2023 in Facelift

3 Minute Read: Getting a facelift can be a transformative experience that elevates the appearance of your chin, cheeks, jaw, and neck. It’s truly incredible how one procedure can shave years off your appearance, and with innovations in the science behind the facelift, results are becoming more impressive and natural.  There are two leading options […]

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Lip Lift or Lip Filler – Which Is Right for You?

Posted July 15, 2022 in Upper Lip Lift

3 Minute Read: When it comes to cosmetic lip enhancement, lip fillers have dominated over the past two decades, but the current popularity of upper lip lifts and the increasing demand for the procedure has many women (and men) wanting to know more. There is a big difference between lip fillers and lip lifts: Typically […]

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3 Ways the Ackerman Facelift Retractor Makes Facelift Surgery Better

Posted April 05, 2022 in Facelift

3 Minute Read: Dr. Boris Ackerman has long been regarded as a pioneer in the field of facial rejuvenation  surgery. As he utilizes advanced facelift techniques, Dr. Ackerman created the Ackerman Face Lift Retractor to assist in the performance of Deep Plane Facelift.  It’s no wonder that the Accurate Surgical and Scientific Instruments Corporation or […]

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Why Is the Deep Plane Facelift Better Than the SMAS Facelift?

Posted October 15, 2021 in Uncategorized

4 Minute Read: Facelift techniques have come a long way from the facelift surgeries of old Hollywood, where the skin was tightened and trimmed with no consideration of the underlying structure.  As time progressed, plastic surgeons realized the need for more advanced surgical techniques, primarily techniques that did address the underlying musculature as well as […]

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3 Important Facts Balding Men Should Know About Male Facelifts

Posted September 15, 2021 in Facelift, Facelift Scars, Male Facelift

4 Minute Read: As more advanced facelift (rhytidectomy) techniques are developed to reduce recovery time and scarring while providing more natural-looking results, an increased number of men are opting for facelifts.  Whether you’ve been thinking about addressing the effects of aging or are concerned with what you perceive as one or more facial flaws, a […]

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Facelift Scarring in Newport Beach

Posted August 16, 2021 in Facelift, Facelift Scars

5 Minute Read: One of the major concerns patients have before undergoing facelift surgery is the visibility of facelift scars after their operation. Some patients believe that facelift scars are unsightly, noticeable, and permanent.  If the plastic surgeon performing your facelift is not an expert, facelift scars can be all of those things. However, Dr. […]

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What Should I Expect During My Facelift Recovery?

Posted May 05, 2021 in Facelift

6 Minute Read:  For decades, patients have turned to facelift surgery to reduce visible signs of aging and sun damage, such as nasolabial folds, sunken and droopy cheeks, and jowls, in the middle and lower regions of the face. A facelift, or rhytidectomy, also addresses the aging appearance of the neck.  This procedure restores vitality […]

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What Is the Best Age for a Facelift?

Posted April 05, 2021 in Facelift, Facial Rejuvenation

5 Minute Read: When thinking about undergoing a facelift, you want to make sure that it is the right time for you.  If a patient knows that they will have a facelift at some point in their lives, then my advice is, “The younger, the better.” This advice has held up in over 25 years […]

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Haute Beauty sits down with Eyelid & Male Facelift Expert Dr. Boris Ackerman to learn more about male facelift surgery.

Posted September 04, 2020 in Facelift

Boris M. Ackerman, M.D. is highly acclaimed for his expertise and talent in facial rejuvenation surgery. He has brought forth improved techniques in facial surgery using endoscopy and laser technology. Dr. Ackerman has lectured widely in various public forums and has been featured on TV, as well as in numerous publications. He is a graduate of M.I.T. and […]

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Dr. Boris Ackerman

Boris M. Ackerman, M.D., Renown Plastic Surgeon and a Facelift Specialist

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Newport Beach, CA 92660

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