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Stephen J. Pincus, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Beverly Hills facial plastic surgeon Dr. PincusIn welcoming you to the website of Dr. Stephen Pincus, our Mission is to present you with a clear picture of his commitment to excellence in the pursuit of surgical cosmetic enhancement. We recognize that selecting a Beverly Hills facial plastic surgeon to improve your appearance is a difficult chore, whether you desire a facelift, rhinoplasty or any additional facial cosmetic surgery procedures. In order to make the right decision, you need to feel comfortable knowing that your surgeon has the experience, technical ability, artistry, and compassion necessary to produce a successful result. We hope that through the photos and detailed information on the pages that follow, you will see that Dr. Pincus embodies all of these qualities. We invite you to call the office of our Beverly Hills facial plastic surgeon to discuss your own personal needs.



Procedures

Rhinoplasty

Being centrally located, the nose should blend harmoniously with the other facial features and not draw attention to itself.
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Eyelid-Brow Lift

The eyes are the first features noted when people meet. And having puffy, sagging or wrinkled eyelids can convey a false image of being tired, sad or old.
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Revision Rhinoplasty

The operation consists of correcting areas of asymmetry and deformity resulting from a prior surgery.
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Face Lift

Surgeons use the term "facelift" to describe any procedure on the face that results in a tighter, more youthful appearance.
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Neck Lift

The necklift is a procedure to tighten and better define the jawline and the areas below it. In some instances, this effect can reach all the way down to the collar bones
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Lips

The lips should be full and wide with the upper lip slightly rotated, revealing the lower portion of the front teeth.
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Facial Feminization

Male Facial Feminization Guide

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Forehead / Browlift Feminization

Forehead Feminization - Male foreheads differ from female foreheads by having a bony prominence
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Feminizing Rhinoplasty in MtF TS patients

It is important to understand the difference between a male nose versus a female nose when attempting a feminizing procedure.
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Laryngeal, Chin and Jawline

A prominent Adams apple is a very masculine feature and, consequently, its reduction is one of the first surgical procedures sought in patients transitioning from male to female.
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Facelift, Cheek and Hair

Though not a facial feminization procedure, this operation will make a person look younger and healthier, which contributes to the overall improvement seen with the facial feminization surgery.
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Articles

The Telltale Signs of a Bad Rhinoplasty

Having revised thousands of rhinoplasties, I have noticed certain features common to all.

Even a structurally symmetric, aesthetically pleasing nose can be a poor result if it is out of proportion with the other facial features by being too small or too large. However, the real clues to a poor result are the asymmetries, malpositions, disproportions and decreased function that are seen. We can see collapse of the side walls and/or nostrils producing a “pinched look” or asymmetry between the two sides. The bridge can be too low or too high, and the tip can be overly rotated or not rotated enough. There can be too much “nostril show” from aggressive cartilage resection causing upward migration of the nostril rims. Or too much nostril show from failure to raise the columella (area between the nostrils). Also, irregularities or distortions in the nasal tip can occur which can present technical challenges to the revision surgeon. There can be deflections or angulations of the tip or the entire nose. As mentioned above, nostril asymmetries are particularly common with one nostril appearing higher or wider than its companion. Finally, there can be a worsening of breathing , especially if a reductive rhinoplasty was performed. Making a nose smaller has to be accompanied, many times, by measures to assure that the airflow is not compromised. This means correcting any septal deviations and/or turbinate enlargement, as well as maintaining adequate openings through the nostrils and the areas above called the internal valves. I’ve included photos of a nose showing most of these deformities with the subsequent post-operative results, after I corrected them.


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