What Is A Deep Plane Facelift?

July 4, 2017

What is a deep plane facelift? A deep plane facelift is a comprehensive facelift technique that address multiple layers of the face. It involves repositioning the whole face and lifting the deeper tissue layers. The result is a more defined neck, jawline and cheekbone area. Because all layers are addressed, the result is longer lasting than…

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Facelift Testimonial from Utah Facial Plastics Patient

June 21, 2017

Facelift Testimonial from Utah Facial Plastics Patient on 2/28/17. Patient (67 year-old female) received a facelift, lower blepharoplasty with fat repositioning and a pre-jowl implant from Utah facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Scott Thompson. “When I was a little girl, I had a grandmother who adored and doted on me when I was small and cute,…

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New Face, New You? Sort of!

January 30, 2017

Throughout your adult life, and a little before, your signature has been used to verify who you are. Over the years, the signature that you use has probably changed a little – maybe a lot. That does not mean that you’re not you, though, does it? In some way, your appearance is also a type…

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7 Facial Plastic Surgery Trend Predictions for 2017

January 4, 2017

Some trends come and go while others prove themselves worthy and are here to stay. At Utah Facial Plastics, many of the facial plastic surgery trend predictions below for 2017 were also popular in 2016 with anticipation of continued growth in the new year. The good news is and continues to be that there are…

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Category: face lift, Facial Rejuvenation, fat grafting, Hair Transplant Surgery, Microneedling, plastic surgery, PRP, Volbella, Tags: , , , No Comment(s)

FDA Approval Announced for New Restylane Products Refyne and Defyne

December 19, 2016

Galderma announced on December 12th, 2016 the FDA approval for Restylane Refyne and Restylane Deflyne dermal fillers. These two new Restylane family products have been approved for the treatment of nasolabial folds (NLF), otherwise known as “laugh lines” for patients over the age of 21. Restylane Defyne was approved for moderate to severe facial wrinkles and…

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About Dr. Scott K Thompson, Facial Plastic Surgeon in Utah

December 19, 2016

“I am Dr. Scott Thompson, a board-certified facial plastic surgeon in Utah. My areas of expertise involve both facial reconstructive and cosmetic surgery and procedures. My training is exclusively in the face so I had five years of residency training where I was studying head and neck surgery and all aspects of surgery. My job in general…

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Risks of Facelift Surgery

August 8, 2016

Facelift surgery can do amazing things for not only a person’s appearance, but overall confidence. Dr. Thompson performs many facelift procedures each year and it’s always amazing to see the transformations that take place. That being said, it can somewhat of a nerve-wracking experience in the beginning and it’s important to be prepared for the…

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Facelift Surgery Recovery – What To Expect

August 2, 2016

Dr. Thompson performs an average of two facelift surgeries per week as a top facelift specialist in Utah. The first question many patients have is about facelift surgery recovery, how long it will last and what to expect. It’s important for all facelift patients to understand what is involved so they are prepared as it…

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Are Chemical Peels Safe?

May 23, 2016

  A chemical peel is used to give the skin a healthier and more youthful appearance. But because of the term “chemical”, many patients first ask about the safety. We’re here to answer that question and explain exactly what chemical peels do for skin rejuvenation. Chemical Peel Procedure A chemical exfoliation is applied to remove any…

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Category: acne scarring, Aging, Chemical Peels, Face Procedures, Facial Rejuvenation, Non-Surgical, Skin Care, Skin Conditions, Tags: , , , , , , , , , 3 Comments

What Is Micro-Needling?

May 11, 2016

What is micro-needling? Micro needling is an aesthetic treatment to enhance the skin’s texture, tone and color. The Eclipse Micro Pen Elite creates micro-injuries to enhance the repair process for the production of collagen. It is typically done with HA (Hyaluronic Acid), manufactured growth factors, or a patients own growth factors using PRP. Platelet Rich…

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