The Art Behind Facial Plastic Surgery

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“In every work of art, the artist himself is present.” – Christian Morgenstern Dr. Sanaz Harirchian is an expert at integrating art and science into her facial cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. She believes in a minimally invasive maximally effective approach to facial rejuvenation. According to Amanda Palmer, “You’re an artist when you say you are. And you’re a good artist when you make somebody else experience or feel something deep or unexpected.” Dr. Harirchian’s aims to make you experience or feel something deep or unexpected when you view the results of your cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. After your reconstructive surgery,…

FAQs Concerning Chemical Peels

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Dr. Harirchian offers chemical peels in her office. They are a non-surgical treatment that will revitalize your complexion. There are many frequently asked questions she often hears regarding chemical peels, and she’d like to address them here. What is a chemical peel? A chemical peel is a quick, non-invasive treatment that exfoliates the skin and cleanses your complexion with key ingredients. They work by infusing your skin with specific chemical compounds and ingredients that will gently remove damaged skin cells from under the surface layer of your skin. Simultaneously, your healthy skin cells are triggered to multiply and migrate to…

You Take Care Of Your Skin – Dr. Harirchian Will Do The Rest

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Dr. Sanaz Harirchian, M.D. is Houston’s Ivy-League educated fellowship trained facial plastic surgeon. She is dedicated to your aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of your face. She focuses on rhinoplasty, eyelid and facelift surgeries. She is committed to highlighting your individual beauty with her innovative treatments with time proven techniques. Dr. Harirchian will care for every detail of your facial plastic procedures to give you the best look you can imagine. While she cares for what’s under your skin, you can care for your skin to wrap your facial features in glowing and healthy skin. Caring For Your Skin This Fall…

4 Reasons To Consider Lip Reduction

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Dr. Harirchian offers a number of procedures to change the appearance of your lips. In addition to adding volume to thin lips, she also offers dedicated techniques to reduce the size of your lips as well. Lip reduction is an in-office surgical procedure that requires minimal discomfort and length of healing. There are a variety of reasons why you may be considering a lip reduction procedure. Common Reasons For Choosing Lip Reduction Proportion – If the size of your lips is out of proportion in relation to the size of your nose or other features on your face, it may…

Your Cheeks

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Do you remember when you were younger and adults used to take hold of your squishy little cheeks and say that you’re the cutest thing, and they just want to squeeze you? What is it about squeezing a child’s cheeks that has come to be a routine encounter between adult and child? As you age, the squeezing of the cheeks no longer is an issue. It’d just be awkward at that point. For many people the cute little chubby cheeks disappear along with the aging process as well. This results in volume loss, which translates into an appearance of aging….

Smiling With Your Eyes

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Smiling is a big deal! Not only are your eyes the main way for you to see, but they also are one of the main ways that others see you! Did you know that the way to tell the difference between a real smile and a fake smile is by looking at a person’s eyes? French physician Gullaume Duchenne studied smiles extensively. He found that a fake smile and a genuine smile are controlled by two completely different parts of your brain. When you “Say Cheese” (a fake smile displayed on cue) it is controlled by your motor cortex. On…

Bell’s Palsy

Houston TX Plastic Surgeon

If you have Bell’s Palsy, Dr. Harirchian offers excellence in facial reconstruction to help you overcome the effects of your facial paralysis. Bell’s Palsy is a condition in which one side of your face weakens or is paralyzed. It only affects one side of your face at a time and can result in a facial droop or become stiff. It occurs when your facial nerve experiences some type of trauma to the seventh cranial nerve. Bell’s Palsy symptoms can appear very similar to a person who experienced a stroke. For this reason, it is important to know the difference between…

Your Mother’s Precious Hands

Houston TX Plastic Surgeon

“There is more power in a mother’s hand than in a king’s scepter.” Sunday, May 13th is Mother’s Day in the United States. For many of us it’s a special time to reflect upon our mother’s impact and love for us over the years. The works of her hands manifested so much of the overflow of your mother’s heart. Let’s consider this: Your mother’s hands prepared you your favorite meals. Your mother’s hands held you as you were afraid and sick. Your mother’s hands scratched the places you couldn’t reach. Your mother’s hands checked your forehead for a fever when…

Hope Restored After Facial Trauma

Houston TX Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

“The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.” –Samuel Johnson If you’ve suffered from facial trauma, you are most likely suffering from layers of pain. You may be battling with the physical pain that is a result of your injury or trauma. In addition to the physical complications and pain that your trauma may cause, you are possibly suffering from the emotional trauma as a result of your injury. Your facial trauma may prevent you from communicating with your facial expressions, which can cause confusion and misunderstanding. Sanaz Harirchian is…

The Ins And Outs Of Androgenetic Alopecia

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Androgenetic Alopecia is also known as male-pattern hair loss (MPHL) in men and female-pattern hair loss (FPHL) in women. For men, it mostly affects the top and front of the scalp creating a “Hippocratic wreath.” The rim of the hair at the sides and rear of the head usually remain. The thinning and loss is usually gradual and can be a result of DHT that shrinks hair follicles. For females with FPHL, there is a gradual thinning of the hair around the crown. Women usually retain their frontal hairline. Temporal recession can occur, but this is much less common for…