Posts by The Office of Dr. Haena Kim
Maintain Your Asian Aesthetic With Facelift Surgery
3 Minute Read: Regardless of your ethnicity, every person can suffer from a tired and worn out facial appearance caused by wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging skin on the face. Unfortunately, while a facelift is a transformative cosmetic procedure, this surgery can cause certain difficulties with Asian men and women who are looking to maintain…Read More
Do I Need a Nose Job to Fix My Deviated Septum?
4 Minute Read: There are certain plastic surgery procedures that seem to pop into everyone’s minds when they think of plastic surgery; for some, it may be breast augmentation (a “boob job”), for others, it is tummy tuck surgery, while other people may think of rhinoplasty (a “nose job”). And while many people think that…Read More
What Is Asian Eyelid Surgery?
3 Minute Read: The Asian heritage is a strong heritage, and this is something to be extremely proud of. One of the defining features of this heritage is the appearance of the Asian eyelid. While many Asians have a “monolid,” just as many have a natural “double eyelid.” In Asians with a natural double eyelid,…Read More
Do I Need a Facelift or a Brow Lift?
4 Minute Read: Many people have the misconception that a facelift addresses issues with the entire face. They may want to correct problems that extend from their forehead to their neck, but the problem is that a facelift only helps to correct the lower two-thirds of the face. So, what do you do if you…Read More
Is My Child Too Young for Otoplasty?
2 Minute Read: Approximately 50 percent of children between six and 10 are bullied due to physical anomalies, such as large or prominent ears. If this is the case for your little one, as a concerned parent, you may be eager to get your child’s ears corrected as soon as possible. What Is Otoplasty (Ear…Read More
Is Facial Fat Transfer Right for Me?
2 Minute Read: Transferring fat from one part of the body to the face may seem a bit intense. However, facial fat transfer is a straightforward procedure that has helped many patients achieve their ideal look. As we go through the natural aging process, our facial skin experiences a lot of changes. Many people struggle…Read More
How Can I Prepare for My Rhinoplasty?
3 Minute Read: At-home preparation is one of the most critical aspects of your plastic surgery journey. Before undergoing any facial surgery, specifically rhinoplasty, some steps need to be taken. Rhinoplasty (nose surgery) or other facial surgeries can feel overwhelming, but it’s important to remember that these surgeries are common and relatively straightforward. Believe it…Read More
Plastic Surgery Has Become More Popular in Recent Years: Is Social Media to Blame?
3 Minute Read: Social media has proved to be a powerful tool that has greatly impacted how we share information. In addition to providing us with new ways to connect and spend time, social media has also played a huge role in the normalization of plastic surgery. According to recent surveys, the demand for preventive…Read More
Are You Tired of Looking Tired?
3 Minute Read: Let’s face it; we are all exhausted. COVID-19 has been around for over a year now, and it has taken a toll on every one of us. Our normal daily schedules were shifted almost overnight, and many of us were forced to work and attend school remotely. Understandably, you would be tired…Read More
4 Tips for Setting Healthy Beauty Standards Before and After Surgery
3 Minute Read: Have you admired your favorite models online and felt like your appearance looks a bit off? Has social media changed what you notice in the mirror? If you answered yes to either of the above questions, chances are you are negatively affected by modern beauty culture. It can be difficult to separate…Read More