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Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Frequently Asked Questions

The Johns Hopkins Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center provides a comprehensive, individualized approach to every cosmetic and reconstructive surgery patient. Our experts answer some of the most commonly asked questions about facial reanimation surgery, cosmetic surgery and ethnic plastic surgery.

Facial Reanimation Surgery

Dr. Patrick Byrne answers questions about facial paralysis surgical techniques including the temporalis tendon transfer (T3) and gracilis free flap procedures to help patients with facial paralysis.

Facial Cosmetic Surgery

Dr. Lisa Ishii provides information on when and why you should consult a facial plastic surgeon and what you can expect at your first appointment.

Ethnic Plastic Surgery

Dr. Kofi Boahene answers questions about ethnic facial plastic surgery. He discusses facial scarring, rhinoplasty, jaw contouring and how to choose a facial plastic surgeon.

 

Rhinoplasty

Find out what you need to know about rhinoplasty from Johns Hopkins facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Patrick Byrne, including when to have one, what makes this procedure unique and what to expect after surgery.

Facelift

Learn what you need to know about face-lifts from Johns Hopkins facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Patrick Byrne, including the best time to have a face-lift, communicating about your desired results and postsurgery recovery time.