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Which Are The Best Facelift and Facial Rejuvenation Techniques in Westlake Village?

Growing older should not mean you have forever lost your youthful good looks. Rhytidectomy, also known as facial rejuvenation or popularly facelift, is an excellent way to reverse aging signs and look younger for longer. Thanks to the advancement of medical and cosmetic technologies, facelift techniques are more effective and safer than ever. Since people […]

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How Do I Decide Between an Open Rhinoplasty or a Closed Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty is more than a nose job performed by a plastic surgeon to alter the appearance and function of the nose on a patient’s face. It can also repair deviated septums and other breathing complications emanating from such medical issues like cleft palates, broken noses, previous rhinoplasties or tumors. Aesthetic, revisionist, and medically necessary repairs […]

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How to Know When You Should Get a Facelift Revision

The outcome of getting a facelift should be exciting and rejuvenating, but from time to time the results aren’t what you expected. Sometimes an undesired outcome is the result of having a doctor who didn’t specialize in facial plastics, or one who doesn’t utilize the latest techniques. Fortunately, a facelift revision is possible to correct […]

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10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting Rhinoplasty

People consider rhinoplasty for a number of reasons—sometimes it’s for a desired aesthetic change, sometimes it’s for structural repair from injury, and sometimes it’s for revision from another surgery. Whatever the reason, rhinoplasty is a complex plastic surgery and you should ask yourself the below 10 questions to help determine if you’re ready. 1—Do I […]

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3 Reasons Only a Facial Plastic Surgeon Should Perform Your Rhinoplasty

Although any licensed surgeon can legally perform rhinoplasty, few specialize in it. This information should be of interest to those who are considering nose surgery either for cosmetic or functional concerns. The reason is that multiple plates of cartilage and bone must be manipulated during the procedure. Even general training in plastic surgery does not […]

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Bulbous Tip Nose Surgery: What to Know about this Specific Rhinoplasty

Since your nose is one of the most prominent features of your face, you naturally want it to be proportionate to your other features. If you have what’s commonly called a bulbous nose, it can be resized or reshaped with a plastic surgery procedure known as a rhinoplasty. During rhinoplasty, a nose with a round, […]

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Eye Makeup Tips After Eyelid Surgery

We’ve seen it time and time again –  after our patients have blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), they want to show off their beautiful, new results. Because their eyes are less puffy, with no skin drooping or undereye circles, they can’t wait to draw attention to their rejuvenated look. But after this operation, we warn our patients […]

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Three Reasons to Keep Your Chemical Peels to the Shady Fall Season

While Summer is still here, the cooler Fall temperatures will be with us soon. Although there is much fun to enjoy during the warmer months when outdoor activities abound, Fall is the season to give our skin some rest from constantly being bombarded with UV rays and wind. Although the toll of our environment can […]

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How to Adapt Your Skincare Routine to Southern California Dry Summer Air

At a time when fall fashions appear on stocking shelves at your favorite retail outlet, many women have yet to change their skincare routine to adapt to the dryer summer season. Double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Matt Hershcovitch offers non-surgical skincare treatments designed to keep your skin young and beautiful. It is as simple as […]

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Should I Limit My Sun Exposure After a Facelift?

Congratulations! You’ve recently undergone a facelift! This is the start of a new and improved you brimming with confidence. But wait! There are some things you should take into consideration to ensure you heal properly, as excessive sunlight exposure can cause some setbacks to your facelift results. Due to the nature of a facelift surgery, […]

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How to Care for Your Skin after Laser Resurfacing

Laser resurfacing is an outpatient procedure that can help reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles, scars, and other skin irregularities. The procedure works by directing short concentrated beams of light to the affect areas, removing irregular skin, layer by layer, until reaching the desired result. This treatment procedure may also be referred to as lasabrasion, […]

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Understanding The Benefits of Chemical Peels

Understanding The Benefits of Chemical Peels A chemical peel is a popular choice for people who are interested in reducing the effects of acne, wrinkles, and hyperpigmentation without surgery. The solution applied to the face during a chemical peel penetrates different levels of your skin so older outer layers can peel off to let new […]

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Surprising Uses For Botox That Don’t Include Wrinkles

Botox is easily the most well-known and popular cosmetic treatments of all time. It has been portrayed extensively in the media, and it is one of the best ways to combat the effects of fine lines and wrinkles. Botox works by facilitating muscle relaxation and promotes natural and long-lasting rejuvenation. While Botox is a popular […]

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What Does Thick Skin Mean for Your Rhinoplasty Results?

Rhinoplasty, or nose surgery, is one of the most complicated procedures a plastic surgeon can perform. Due to the variety of nasal tissues and structures and the varying results desired by the patient, rhinoplasty must be performed by an experienced and talented surgeon such as Dr. Hershcovitch. Among the many factors that can make a […]

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What Does Thick Skin Mean for Your Rhinoplasty Results?

What Does Thick Skin Mean for Your Rhinoplasty Results? Rhinoplasty, or nose surgery, is one of the most complicated procedures a plastic surgeon can perform. Due to the variety of nasal tissues and structures and the varying results desired by the patient, rhinoplasty must be performed by an experienced and talented surgeon such as Dr. […]

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Wedding Timeline: Which Procedures to Book Before the Big Day & When

If you have a wedding in your near future, you know that looking your absolute best is crucial for your big day. Though slimming down to fit into that perfect gown is important, you know that most guests (and most importantly your spouse-to-be) will focus on your glowing face. Many brides in the West Hills […]

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How Does Dr. Hershcovitch’s Facelift Technique Minimize Scarring?

Have you considered getting a facelift? Surgical facelifts by professional plastic surgeons can dramatically improve the signs of aging such as sagging, loss of volume, drooping, and deep lines or wrinkles. Although other non-surgical treatments such as injectables, laser resurfacing, and chemical peels can have anti-aging results, nothing can compare to the facelift’s ability to […]

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Why Are Revision Rhinoplasty Surgeries More Complicated than Regular Procedures?

Everyone wants to believe that having nose surgery, known as rhinoplasty, will result in aesthetically and functionally pleasing results. However, since rhinoplasty is one of the most sophisticated types of plastic surgery, there are many different ways it can go wrong. Whether it’s due to a plastic surgeon who did not have the proper training […]

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Botox Is Better With A Double Board Certified Surgeon

Look years younger after receiving botox injections from Dr. Matt Hershcovitch, a double board-certified plastic surgeon who has spent years gaining mastery of facial aging. Botox will subtract years off of your appearance and has seemingly endless uses, from treating acne to treating excess sweating. To schedule your Botox consultation, contact us today!

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Refresh Your Eyes: Fillers or Blepharoplasty?

The New Year is a time to press reset and give yourself a fresh start. If you are looking to refresh your appearance, you may be considering starting with the most prominent feature of your face: Your eyes. If aging or genetics have left your eyes looking tired, puffy, or saggy, we can help you […]

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Treat Dry Winter Lips with HA Fillers

While Southern California doesn’t experience a traditional winter that includes snow and freezing temperatures, cooler, dry air can still take a toll on our skin, and it can be painful. If your lips are currently chapped and dry, you know exactly what we mean. Tired of endlessly reapplying lip balm and making sure you don’t […]

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Can Cosmetic Treatments be Holiday Gifts?

As the holidays quickly approach, many gift-givers are looking for unique presents to give to their loved ones. Though gifts such as clothing, jewelry, makeup, and shoes are often good choices to put under the tree, many people don’t think of cosmetic treatments as appropriate gifts as well. Cosmetic treatments, however, are affordable gifts to […]

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How Long Can a Liquid Facelift Delay Surgery?

No one likes the look of sagging skin or deep wrinkles. However, not everyone wants to undergo the cost, hassle, and downtime that is involved with plastic surgery to improve these signs of aging. Though plastic surgery may eventually become inevitable to truly achieve your skin goals, there are certain cosmetic procedures that can be […]

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Does Your Facelift Need a Neck Lift?

While age-related changes on the face are a common concern, the neck is sometimes overlooked. The delicate tissues of the neck are just as susceptible to aging as the face. Sunblock and anti-aging creams aren’t always applied to the neck, which can further accelerate aging in this area. To fully address facial and neck aging, […]

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What You Need to Know about Laser Resurfacing

Beautiful, glowing skin is often just beneath the surface of dull or aged skin. With laser resurfacing, men and women can erase years of sun damage and age-related changes. This treatment is a great option for those who’d like a refreshed appearance without the recovery or downtime associated with more invasive procedures. It perfectly bridges […]

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Board Certification: Why it Matters for Your Safety and Results

Those considering plastic surgery have likely come across phrases like “board-certified cosmetic surgeon” or “board-certified plastic surgeon,” but these are not the same thing. For superior results and a safe outcome, it’s important for patients to understand what it means to be a board-certified plastic surgeon. Below we’re sharing what patients need to know about […]

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Get Ready for the Holidays with a Facelift in the Fall

For most people, the holiday season is packed with parties and end-of-the-year celebrations. Before the busiest part of the year approaches, many men and women choose to undergo cosmetic procedures, such as facelift surgery, during fall. A facelift performed in the fall will make sure you enter the holiday season looking and feeling your best. […]

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What to Expect from Skin Cancer Excision

While most forms of skin cancer are not life-threatening when treated early, the lesions typically present on the most visible parts of the body, including the head, face, and neck. Because they often require surgical excision, this can leave lasting effects on your appearance. Fortunately, advancements in aesthetic medicine make it possible to restore a […]

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Procedures to Complement Your Facelift Results

Facelift surgery is a powerful tool to combat the major signs of aging, including deep lines, wrinkles, and jowls. It is considered the gold standard when it comes to facial rejuvenation, but it’s often performed with additional procedures to enhance the overall results. If you’re interested in undergoing a facelift in the future, consider adding […]

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Xeomin, Botox, or Dysport?

You’ve likely heard about Botox when researching facial rejuvenation treatments, but did you know there are two popular alternatives that are just as effective? Botox, Xeomin, and Dysport all belong to a class of drugs known as neuromodulators. Their key ingredient is a naturally occurring bacterium (Clostridium botulinum toxin type A). The version contained in […]

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