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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Dr. Denenberg's articles on Medium.com.

Illustrated Essays

The four essays listed in the table below are online versions of written materials that Dr. Denenberg gives to his patients before they have a consultation about facial surgery.  The essays contain information that you should know if you are considering having a rhinoplasty, face lift, eyelid surgery, skin peel, or chin implant.

Click on the title of the essay you wish to read.  Note that the links are repeated in the navigation bar at left, under "Essays."

Rhinoplasty I Rhinoplasty, part I: what the operation can accomplish, and what a patient needs to know before deciding whether to have surgery

Rhinoplasty II Rhinoplasty, part II: How to take care of yourself after a rhinoplasty

Rejuvenation I Facial Rejuvenation Surgery, part I: A description of the face lift, skin peel, eyelid surgery, and brow lift operations

Rejuvenation II Facial Rejuvenation Surgery, part II: How to take care of yourself after facial rejuvenation surgery

FacialSurgery.com is developing illustrated essays on more topics in facial plastic surgery.  Future essays are planned on the following topics:

  • plastic surgery photography: how to tell what was accomplished, and how to determine if before and after pictures are honest
  • ways to measure and analyze a nose
  • an evaluation of eye shape
  • an introduction to the operation permit that you sign before surgery: what it means, what's hidden, what's missing
  • how to read plastic surgery advertisements: a sampling of the million ways they can be deceptive

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