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Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery

Our Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Services

We know how important it is to look and feel your best. The Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery experts at Ochsner LSU Health are here to help you do just that. Some people seek the help of a plastic surgeon to enhance their appearance. Others might require reconstructive procedures for medical purposes, such as after a mastectomy, broken nose, or birth defects. Whatever the reason, our providers will meet with you to understand the full picture and tailor a treatment plan for your unique situation.

When you choose facial plastics, cosmetic surgery or reconstructive surgery at Ochsner LSU Health, you get peace of mind knowing you’re being cared for, not at a medispa, but at one of the top hospitals in the region. The Department of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery at Ochsner LSU Health is led by providers with extensive experience in adult, pediatric, medical, surgical and aesthetic procedures. At Ochsner LSU Health, you benefit from continuity of care, before and after your procedure.

Minimally Invasive and Advanced Procedures

Ochsner LSU Health’s team of experts goes to great lengths to make sure you understand and are comfortable with the procedure you have. Facial plastic, cosmetic and surgical facial reconstructive procedures offered at Ochsner LSU Health include but aren’t limited to:

  • Dysport® – A prescription injection proven to help smooth the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines
  • Blepharoplasty – Eyelid surgery (upper eyelid lift and lower eyelid lift)
  • Chin Augmentation ­­– Chin implants to help balance the features of your face
  • Cleft Palate and Lip Repair – Also known as palatoplasty, this procedure is intended to close the opening between the mouth and nose, and create a palate that works well for speech
  • Dermaplaning - a procedure that exfoliates your skin and gets rid of dirt and vellus hair (also known as peach fuzz)
  • Earlobe Repair – Reconstruction of stretched or torn earlobes
  • Endoscopic Browlift ­– Brow lift/forehead lift procedures can erase years of your appearance
  • Facelift – Eliminates excess skin and tightens the facial tissues
  • Injectable Fillers ­– Fillers can counter the effects of age and sun damage
    • Botox®
    • Juvederm® - Voluma™, Volbella™, Vollure
    • Kybella®
    • Restylane® Lyft, Kysse, Contour, Refyne and Deflyne
    • UltraXC
    • UltraPlusXC
  • Otoplasty ­– Ear surgery to correct prominent ears (ear pinning/size reduction)
  • Nasal Reconstruction ­­– Includes treatment of nasal traumas (such as a broken nose), reconstructive nose surgery following skin cancer surgery, and procedures to correct nasal deformities that can affect breathing such as a deviated septum or sinus condition
  • Rhinoplasty – Nose reshaping (nose job) to correct deformities for a well-proportioned nose (you may have a bump removed, narrow your nostril width, change the angle of your nose, etc.)
  • Skin Rejuvenation­ – Procedures intended to revive or rejuvenate your skin, giving it a more younger and healthy glow
    • Microdermabrasion - A minimally invasive procedure used to renew overall skin tone and texture. It can improve the appearance of sun damage, wrinkles, fine lines, age spots and more.
    • Microneedling – a procedure that involves pricking the skin with tiny sterilized needles to prompt your body to produce more collagen and elastic, which heal your skin and help you look younger
    • Chemical Peels – A technique used to improve the appearance of the skin on the face, neck or hands. A chemical solution is applied to the skin that causes it to exfoliate and eventually peel off.
    • Sciton BroadBand® Light Treatment - an innovative technology that uniquely delivers light therapy targeting the signs of aging and sun damage
      • Forever Young BBL™
      • Forever Clear BBL™
      • Forever Bare BBL™
      • BBL™ Corrective Vascular
      • BBL™ Corrective Pigment
  • Laser Hair Removal

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Skin Care Products

In addition to our comprehensive cosmetic services, we also provide our patients our with following skin care products to help your skin feel and look healthy:

  • Revision Skincare®
    • D·E·J
    • Teamine®
    • Correcting Complex®
    • Intellishade®
  • Black Girl Sunscreen (BGS)
    • Sunscreen SPF 30
    • Make It Matte SPF 45
    • Kids SPF 50
  • ZO® Gentle Wash
  • Cyspera®
  • EltaMD® Skincare
    • Laser Balm
    • UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF
    • UV Sheer Broad-Spectrum SPF
    • Deep Pore Facial Cleanser
  • SkinBetter Science® AlphaRet® Clearing Serum