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5 Great FAQ’s About Facelifts Read More

If you are considering a facelift for your facial rejuvenation procedure, you might also have a lot of questions. We have compiled the top five FAQ's about facelifts just for you. What can a facelift achieve? A facelift can lift sagging jowls, smooth deep wrinkles, correct "sunken" cheeks, improve loose…

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Which Medi-Spa Procedure is Right for Me? Read More

Interested in a non-surgical facial rejuvenation procedure, but not sure which one is right for you? Some popular medi-spa treatments are Botox, Sculptra, Kybella, and Laser Skin Resurfacing. Dr. Rodwell created this infographic that explains what these four different medi-spa procedures are designed for. For more information about any of…

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How to Apply Makeup After a Facelift Read More

Wondering about how to apply makeup after your facelift procedure? Charleston Facial Plastic Surgery created this helpful infographic that includes tips on doing just that. Dr. Rodwell recommends that patients wait at least 1 week into recovery before applying makeup to affected areas. For more information about applying makeup after a facelift…

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Botox for TMJ Read More

Everyone knows that it's one of the best wrinkle reducers out there, but the use of Botox for TMJ pain is a hidden secret to combat the muscle spasm and tenderness that goes along with jaw joint pain. Understanding Myofascial Pain Before considering Botox you need to step back and…

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Sculptra Infographic – A Different Kind of Filler Read More

Unlike other injectable fillers, Sculptra restores youthful volume in a way that offers soft, gradual improvements that last longer than most options. Charleston Facial Plastic Surgery creates this Sculptra infographic to help their patients understand this revolutionary filler. Sculptra Aesthetic is comprised of a series of injections made of poly-L-lactic acid.…

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Sculptra for Decolletage and Chest Wrinkles Read More

Dr. David Rodwell was recently featured in Cosmetic Surgery Times as an invited expert to give his opinion on using Sculptra for the décolletage area.  A combination of Sculptra and laser resurfacing treatments can provide a wonderful improvement to the thin delicate skin of the upper neck and chest. Read…

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The Secret to Great Skin Read More

Trust your face to a specialist to keep your secret safe. This is not Los Angeles. Some people desire more dramatic changes, and that is OK.  However, many of our patients are searching for a more discreet way to improve their appearance and look years younger without giving away their…

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Dr. Rodwell Joins eHealth Radio to Discuss Facelifts Read More

Facelifts: Your Questions Answered Dr. David Rodwell joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to talk about facelifts. Listen to the interview with host Eric Michaels & Dr. David Rodwell discussing the following: What is a facelift? How is a facelift different from a mini-facelift of midface lift? What…

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4 Ways to Improve Your Selfies Read More

Everyone knows that getting the right angle is important, but you don't have to be a contortionist to get an Instagram-worthy selfie. Consider these options if what you see on your phone is causing you to press delete more than you want to:   Ditch the double chin Who decided…

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Frequently Asked Questions: Facelift Read More

We know you're curious. Here are the answers to questions we get all the time.   How long is the recovery time? Most patients do best if they can take 1-2 weeks off of work and other activities to recover after a facelift procedure.  Generally 2-3 weeks of social downtime…

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The Modern Facelift Read More

Facelifts have been performed for over 100 years.  Some records show that the first facelift was actually performed in 1901, but there were no reported facelift procedures until 10 to 15 years later. There are few procedures that have had so many dramatic changes and variations in their evolution.  The first…

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Common Fears About Facial Plastic Surgery Read More

It's OK to be nervous whether you are considering something simple like trying Botox or Dysport for the first time or thinking about something more life-changing like a facelift or eyelid surgery. We understand your fears and want to highlight some of the top concerns we see from patients.  The…

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Gift Certificates Read More

What better way to surprise a loved one or close friend? Let them pamper themselves with the treatment of their choice at a time that fits their busy schedule. We offer gift certificates for any amount desired, and they can be used on all products and treatments offered - from…

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Tips for an Easy Recovery After Eyelid Surgery Read More

An upper eyelid lift or lower eyelid surgery to improve puffy eyes and loose wrinkled skin can make a huge impact without leaving you looking "done." These results simply cannot be duplicated with the many non-surgical options that are out there.  Eyelid surgery does require some downtime, but with these…

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Kybella for the Double Chin – An Infographic Read More

New to Charleston Facial Plastic Surgery is Kybella, a non-surgical option for reducing a double chin. It involves a series of injections to dissolve the fat over time. Find out more about the procedure from this informative infographic and contact us for more information and to schedule a consultation.

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Most Popular Plastic Surgery Procedures for Men Read More

It's not just for women anymore.  These are the top 3 facial plastic surgery procedures for men: Neck Whether it is a double chin or loose and sagging skin, the neck is a problem area for many men and women.  We approach the concerns of men a little bit differently though,…

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How Old is Too Old for Facial Plastic Surgery? Read More

How Old is Too Old for Facial Plastic Surgery? You are only as old as you let yourself feel. There really is no age cutoff for facial plastic surgery, but there are a few considerations that take priority as you get older. First, what are the problem areas that bother…

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Get Holiday Ready Using Cosmetic Injectables Read More

Find out what you can achieve with each different injectable to get yourself in holiday shape! From Botox and Dysport, to Juvederm Ultra, Juvederm Voluma XC, Restylane, Restylane Lyft, Restylane Silk, and Kybella, Charleston Facial Plastic Surgery has all the injectables and experts that will help you achieve the perfect look…

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10 Things You Don’t Know About Dr. Rodwell Read More

The Scout Guide Charleston recently caught up with Dr. Rodwell to give its readers the inside scoop. Dr. David Rodwell of Charleston Facial Plastic Surgery is known around town for his trustworthy nature and expert skills as a plastic surgeon. His thriving practice is a local favorite and he makes…

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How Long Does a Facelift Last? Read More

This is without a doubt one of the questions that we hear most often. The answer, though, is not quite as simple as some people expect.  There are a few ways to think about this topic, but the important thing is for you to understand the problem areas addressed by…

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Save Money with Brilliant Distinctions Read More

What is Brilliant Distinctions and how does it work? Brilliant Distinctions is a fantastic rewards points system from Allergan (the maker of Botox, Juvederm, Juvederm Voluma, and Latisse).  The points earned can be used for discounts on your next treatment at our office. It's a simple concept, but most people are…

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FAQ: Kybella Read More

Dr. Rodwell was the first facial plastic surgeon in Charleston chosen to offer Kybella. Trust your face to a specialist. What is Kybella? Kybella is a brand new non-surgical option for treating double chin fat. It is the first and only FDA-approved treatment available and involves a series of injections to…

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What You Need to Know About Latisse Read More

Latisse is a prescription treatment to grow your eyelashes longer, fuller, and darker. This is an easy and well-tolerated treatment that involves applying drops to the base of the eyelashes.  Most patients begin seeing some good results within a few weeks, but a full course of treatment lasts 16 weeks.…

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Understanding Facial Aging Read More

While there is most certainly an art to good facial plastic surgery, there is science behind it as well.  Understanding the aging process and making the correct diagnosis are the most important steps in choosing the best combination of treatment options. THREE THINGS HAPPEN AS WE AGE: Sagging of Loose Skin,…

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