Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kane of Baltimore Answers Question Regarding Facelift Recovery: Time and Emotions

Q. Facelift Recovery? Thinking about a facelift, but concerned about taking time off work. When can I go in public without looking like a freak (or like I just had facelift surgery!)? A. Healing of a surgical incision is probably the most mis-understood aspect of any pre-operative surgical education process. In today’s fast paced society,… Read more »

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kane of Baltimore Answers Question Regarding Ice Following Facelift; Persistent Swelling Causing Skin Stretching

Q.  I had my SMASS facelift (and upper eyelids) done 4 days ago. My cheeks are very swollen and hard, and I wonder for how long is it helpful to use ice pads to reduce bruising/swelling. Can the skin stretch considerably from prolonged swelling? One side of the neck is very bruised, but not swollen… Read more »

Lauri’s ThermiVa Testimonial

Like most women, I have had feminine issues as a result of giving birth to two children in my 30’s  and going through menopause in my 50’s. Immediately after child birth I had small incontinence issues that have never resolved even with continual Kegel exercises. Menopause further caused esthetic and dysfunctional issues of both my… Read more »


Lauri Kane’s 3 Personal “Fountain of Youth” Treatments

Here is the unfortunate fact: we all keep aging on a daily basis. Over the years, these small daily changes build up subtly and begins to show its “ugly face” starting around 40ish and just keeps going downhill from there. While your alternative is even more undesirable, we need to be grateful to be alive… Read more »