Dr Monica Kieu

Surgical Procedures

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Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is surgery of the nose–where cartilage and bone are reshaped and reconstructed and excess bone or cartilage may be removed. Recovery time is approximately one week.

Results: Permanent.

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Facelift/Necklift

A rhytidectomy is surgery to remove excess skin and tighten muscles in the neck and lower part of the face. Recovery time is approximately two weeks.

Results: From five to 10 years, depending on the patient.

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Browlift

A forehead lift–or browlift– is surgery to minimize forehead lines and wrinkles, and elevate brows to reduce lid drooping and provide a refreshed appearance. Recovery time is about 10 days.

Results: 10 years.

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Otoplasty

Otoplasty is surgery to “pin back” the ears by reshaping the cartilage. Recovery time is about one week.

Results: Permanent.

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Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty is surgery of the eyelids where fat and excess skin, bags, pouches, wrinkles in the eye area
are removed to make the eyes look less tired. Recovery time is approximately one week.

Results: Lower lids, permanent; upper lids, ten years.

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Fat Grafting

During a fat grafting procedure, fat is removed from the abdomen, thighs, or flanks, purified, then placed back in the face in precise areas to restore volume and youthful contours of the face.

Results: Permanent. May require touch-ups every few years. 

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Hair Restoration

Dr Kieu employs both Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT, or "strip"), and Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE), which are the current gold standards in hair transplantation techniques.  After a thorough assessment, she can determine which method would best suit your needs.

Results: Permanent 

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Scar Revision

Depending on the size, location, and features of your scar, Dr Kieu will come up with a plan to give you the best possible result.  

Results: Permanent 

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Chin Augmentation

 

Genioplasty or mentoplasty is surgery to augment a small chin or reduce a prominent chin. Recovery time is about one week.

Results: Permanent.

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source: aafprs.org