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Facial Plastic Surgery

Facial Plastic Surgery Houston Houston facial plastic surgeon Hector M. Viera, M.D., F.A.C.S. offers Texas patients, 20 years experience in Facial Plastic. He is certified by the: American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery, and the American Board of ENT Head and Neck Surgery. He has performed several thousand facial plastic surgical procedures and is well known for his excellent natural results.

Facial Plastic Surgery Procedures

At Cosmetic Surgery Associates, some of the facial procedures that Dr. Viera – a Houston cosmetic surgery specialist – offers are:

Eyelid Surgery (“blepharoplasty”):

This procedure is designed to remove the excess sagging skin and fat on your upper and/or lower lids. Incisions in the upper and lower eyelids are made following natural lines and creases, they heal imperceptibly. The fat in your lower lids is used to fill the depression in the inside of the lower lids.

Facelift Surgery (“rhytidectomy”):

Environmental factors such as overexposure to the sun, smoking, aging, gravity, and stress can all affect the appearance of your skin, causing it to sag and make you appear years older. With the help of Dr. Viera’s minimally invasive Activelift, three stitch procedure, and with over twenty years of experience, his techniques provides you with a rejuventated, smoother more refreshed, natural facial appearance. Return to work or activities can be as rapid as three days.* Dr. Viera is well known for his excellent natural facial rejuvenation results.

Nose Surgery (“rhinoplasty”):

One of the most popular surgical procedures in the county, rhinoplasty is typically performed to reduce or enhance the size of the nose, straighten out any bumps, or change the size or shape of the nostrils. This procedure can also be performed to help fix any breathing problems the patient might have. Dr. Viera has developed many techniques and is famous for his beautiful rhinoplasty results.

Lip Augmentation (“Permalip”):

Dr. Viera’s Permalip procedure offers his patients long-lasting lip augmentation during several office visits.

Facial Liposculpture:

Using minimally invasive techniques without incisions, Dr. Viera is a master at performing facial liposuction and buccal fat removal. He is well known for his excellent natural results. Recovery is rapid within 2-3 days with minimal discomfort.*

Cheek Augmentation:

High cheek bones are a very desirable condition. It enhances facial features and is frequently seen in some of the most attractive movie stars.

For those who lack high cheek bones, don’t despair. Dr. Viera has enhanced cheeks for over twenty years and with wonderful results. The procedure can be done under local anesthesia with rapid recovery. The face will look natural and friends will comment on the better looks but will be unable to determine whether surgery was performed since there are no scars.*

How are the cheeks augmented?
Dr. Viera uses preshaped implants made of silastic, a hard rubber. They are introduced through the mouth. They are placed on under your cheek area. They stick to the bone. This material has been used for over fifty years. They are very well tolerated and the cheeks feel very natural.

Chin Augmentation:

Underdevelopment of the chin area is very common. It is a feature which balances facial chin projection. Lack of chin is commonly referred to as having a “weak” chin, an undesirable condition, particularly in men, where a strong chin is a manly feature. In women, a soft delicate but balanced chin enhances facial proportions and beauty.

How is the chin augmented?
Chin augmentation is performed by the use of Silastic hard rubber implants. They stick to your bone and are very well tolerated. These implants have been utilized for over fifty years.

How are they introduced?
There are two ways; one is through the mouth, under you lower lip. This approach is painful and prone to infection. Dr. Viera prefers to place them via a small (less than one inch) incision in the small crease under your chin and usually heals invisibly. This method is painless and virtually free of infection.

How do you determine the size of the implant?
Dr. Viera studies your photos and measures the amount of increase necessary. Nevertheless, he makes the final determination by his aesthetic sense and many years of augmenting chins. Also, he utilizes a more masculine implant for men and a softer more delicate one for women.

View our before and after patient photos to see how cosmetic surgery can improve your overall facial appearance!

Hector M. Viera, M.D., F.A.C.S. is also available to answer any patient questions regarding Facial Plastic Surgery. Triple Board Certified by the: American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery, and the American Board of ENT Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Viera has over twenty years performing Facial Plastic Surgery and has presented his techniques across the USA and at International Meetings in Europe.

*Results may vary for different patients and are not guaranteed. Contact our office to schedule a personalized consultation to determine if you are a good candidate.

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