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The key to a natural-looking rhinoplasty result is to focus on your face..not your nose!

I personally believe the single most important factor contributing to a natural appearance following rhinoplasty is maintaining naso-facial harmony. Simply put… at the end of the procedure, does the nose look like it belongs on a particular face? If the answer is yes, then more often than not, the results will be very natural-looking…


Getting Rid of Those Hollowed, Aged Eyes

As we age, we lose volume in certain parts of our face while we gain volume in other parts. Generally speaking, the region around our eyes and cheeks begins to lose fat, while the jowls and neck begins to gain fat. This progression has little to do with your body weight. The fat stores in the upper cheek and around the eyes are genetically predisposed to volume loss…


Insight into the motivations of the facial plastic surgery patient: a surgeon's view.

When I was a 1st year medical student I fell in love with the field of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. At that point, however, I never knew any actual patients…



Botox is the #1 cosmetic procedure performed in this country. The reason for this is simple… it is the only treatment available in its class and it works…


The New Face Lift: quick, easy and effective

Do you look in the mirror and wonder “Wow, when did my jaw line and neck start to sag so much? And where did these wrinkles come from?” Do you ask yourself, “I feel 30…why do I look 60?” If so, you are not alone. A majority of patients who come see me have asked themselves the same questions and feel exactly the same way…


Summer 2008 Newsletter

Tired of those hollows, bags, and dark shadows under your eyes? If you are, the good news is there are several very effective and simple office-based procedures available to address this problem area with little to no downtime…


A novel non-surgical approach to lower eyelid rejuvenation

Your eyes are the first thing others see when they look at your face. An immediate impression is formed about your age, energy, and fatigue level…


The New Paradigm in Facial Rejuvenation

The field of facial rejuvenation has advanced tremendously in the last 20 years. Until recently, when a patient walked into a plastic surgeons office they were offered surgery and nothing else…


Treating Nasal Obstruction

Septoplasty, Inferior Turbinate Reduction, and Spreader Grafts

The nasal septum divides the nasal airway into two sides. It consists of cartilage and bone and helps support the structure of the nose. If the septum is not straight or if it is crooked, it is described by the condition called the deviated nasal septum. In normal conditions, the nasal septum is usually a straight partition, though in some conditions, it may be deviated to one side or both sides. A deviated nasal septum can be a cause for various health issues…


Dr. Karam, who is board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology, offers services in San Diego County including San Diego, Del Mar, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Encinitas, Rancho Bernardo and La Jolla in Southern California.

If you are ready to schedule an appointment with Dr. Karam, contact us today.

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