Surgical Procedures

Surgical Procedures

Aesthetic and reconstructive surgery procedures are designed to reverse the signs of aging, to remove contour irregularities or deformities and to improve overall appearance for a more natural and youthful look. Having realistic expectations and anticipating improvement, not perfection, will help ensure you have a positive result. The first step in considering aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery is a consultation with Dr. Heinrich to discuss goals, alternatives and the benefits of a surgical procedure.


Facelift Surgery (Rhytidectomy)

Aging of the face is inevitable, and the process involves many factors. The two primary factors are the pull of gravity and the loss of fullness (fatty tissue) in the face. Heredity, personal habits, and sun exposure contribute to the aging of the face. The facelift is the quintessential procedure in facial plastic surgery. It […]

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Nose Reshaping (Rhinoplasty)

Every year, half a million people seek consultation for enhancement of the appearance of their nose. Some are unhappy with the nose with which they were born or the way aging has changed their nose. For others, an injury may have distorted the nose and in many, there is the additional goal of improving breathing. […]

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Forehead and Brow Lift (Browplasty)

A forehead lift will remove or reduce horizontal creases across the forehead, furrows between the eyebrows and sagging eyebrows. Due to the aging process, genetics, stress or muscle activity, facial muscles and tissues can loose elasticity causing wrinkles and furrowed lines. Forehead lifts are commonly performed on people in their 40s to 60s, however they […]

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Eyelids (Blepharoplasty)

Bright, youthful eyes are essential to maintaining a vibrant appearance. Eyelid surgery reverses years of aging, giving your eyes a naturally alert, refreshed appearance. Droopy eyelids can make you look older and can also impair vision. Blepharoplasty corrects these problems and also removes puffiness and bags under the eyes that make you look worn and […]

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Necklift (Submental Lipectomy)

The first signs of an aging neck usually become evident in our forties, and may appear as sagging or loosening of the skin below the chin or jaw. Some will notice cords or bands (the “weakening” of the platysma muscle) and possibly the development of a “turkey neck” or “turkey wattle.” With time, neck fullness […]

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Chin Implant Surgery (Mentoplasty)

Chin augmentation using surgical implants can alter the underlying structure of the face, providing better balance to the facial features. This can take the form of chin height reduction or chin rounding by osteotomy, or chin augmentation using implants. Rhinoplasty (surgery of the nose) specialists often suggest that changes in chin size or shape may […]

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Cheek Implant Surgery

Individuals who would like to add contour and definition to facial features can benefit from facial implants. Cheek implants can add volume to the cheeks for a more youthful and defined appearance. Cheek implants are most often used to restore sagging mid-facial soft tissues, thus postponing the need for a facelift. However, this procedure can […]

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Ear Pinning (Otoplasty)

What is Otoplasty? Ear pinning surgery, also known as Otoplasty, can improve the shape, position or proportion of the ear. Otoplasty can correct a defect in the ear structure that is present at birth that becomes apparent with development or it can treat misshapen ears caused by injury. Ear surgery creates a natural shape, while […]

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Fat Transfer

Lips, Nasolabial Folds, Chin, Cheeks Fat injection, or fat grafting, has broad applications in plastic surgery. It can be used to create fuller or more defined lips, fill minor creases between the base of the nose and the corners of the mouth (nasolabial folds), correct facial asymmetry or enhance cheeks for a more prominent contour. […]

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Skin Resurfacing

Skin resurfacing is an effective procedure for patients with lines, wrinkles, uneven pigmentation, or superficial facial scars such as acne scarring that does not respond to gentler treatments. Milder therapies produce more modest results with minimal risk and discomfort. More dramatic therapies produce more pronounced and longer-lasting benefits, but with greater risk, discomfort and recovery […]

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Liposuction

The passage of time and the effects of gravity, coupled with weight fluctuations can take their toll on the body. Even with exercise and a healthy diet, some fat resists attack. Liposuction is a surgical procedure that offers an improved body contour with minimal scarring. It is not a weight-loss alternative, but rather a way […]

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Skin Cancer Treatment

Skin Cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissue of the skin. The two most common types of Skin Cancer are: » Basal Cell Carcinoma, which accounts for more than 90% of all skin cancers in the United States. It is a slowgrowing cancer that seldom spreads to other parts […]

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Scar Revision

Scar revision offers a solution for individuals who wish to minimize the appearance of skin irregularities that remain after wounds or surgical incisions (Skin Cancer Treatment ») or other surgeries heal. The appearance of your scar will play a major role in determining the best type of treatment for you. Scar tissue can vary in […]

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Smartlipo TriPlex™

Smartlipo TriPlex™ Reshape your body. Reshape your life. If you have love handles, bat wings, muffin top, saddlebags or jowls that don’t respond to exercise and diet, they can all improve dramatically using Smartlipo TriPlex™ with minimal downtime and less pain than traditional liposuction. Smartlipo permanently melts away fat in just one treatment. Smartlipo is […]

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