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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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Restylane Lyft Read More

  Restylane Lyft is the newest FDA-approved option for adding natural volume to your cheeks.   This product formerly known as Perlane just recently expanded it's FDA-approved indications.  This is the same product that has been part of the Restylane family that we have used for years.  Now the new Restylane Lyft…

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Tired of Looking Tired? — Browlift Read More

Brow position is critically important to the appearance around your eyes, but many people focus just on the eyelid without realizing how much the brow is factoring into the overall appearance of the eyes. Brow lift or forehead lift surgery has been around for nearly 100 years in one form or…

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Tired of Looking Tired? — Eyelid Surgery Read More

In part one, we'll review some more information about eyelid surgery ("blepharoplasty") as one of the best options for improving the look around your eyes.   Why consider Blepharoplasty? Upper eyelid surgery can: Correct drooping upper eyelids Remove puffy tissue above the eyes Smooth some lines and wrinkles around the…

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Tired of Looking Tired? Read More

The areas of your face that are most closely linked with your personality are without any doubt the eyes and brow, and as you will see that area is closely tied into your emotions and how others perceive you.   We constantly have patients who come into the office with concerns…

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Questions and Answers from RealSelf.com Read More

Dr. Rodwell has been named a TOP Doctor by the #1 plastic surgery website, RealSelf.com One of the great parts about Real Self is the ability for patients to ask questions to a variety of the experts including surgeons like Dr. Rodwell.  Learn more with answers on topics including facelifts, eyelid…

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Facelift After Weight Loss Read More

Whether it is the result of bariatric surgery or good old fashioned diet and exercise, a large weight loss is a life changing commitment that you should be proud of, but a significant weight loss can unfortunately leave you unhappy with the changes that you notice in your face and…

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The Science Behind Vitamin C Serum Read More

Serums have been around for many years, but recently there has been some new buzz about the benefits of adding a serum to your skincare routine. Unfortunately, there are so many options out there that it is difficult to know which products are to be trusted.  Likewise, the science behind…

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South of Broad Living Read More

Thanks again to South of Broad Living for such a nice feature article that highlighted our practice and the recent renovation work.  We are thrilled to be a part of the neighborhood. Many of you have asked, so here is a link to the full article: SOB Living - Meet…

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Facing the Facts About Facial Aging Read More

Try as we may, there’s no real way to reign in the effects of gravity on our faces. Daily sun exposure, stressors and environmental factors also take a toll on our complexions, causing wrinkles, folds and other giveaways of our real age. Don’t despair. Advances in surgical and minimally invasive…

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Improve Your Look Read More

With Laser Skin Resurfacing Laser skin resurfacing is an excellent non-invasive method for improving the look of your skin. Dr. Rodwell uses two different lasers for resurfacing: Fractional CO2 and Erbium:YAG. IN 2014 the ASPS reported over 152,000 ablative laser treatments done in the US.

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The Benefits of Sunscreen Read More

Sunscreen is one of the best ways to fight the signs of aging.   Thanks to The Scout Guide Charleston for asking us to help write a feature article this month on the benefits of sunscreen. We answer the most common questions you have about the differences between UVA and UVB as…

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Using Fillers for Cheeks Read More

One of Dr. Rodwell’s favorite uses for fillers is to revolumize the cheek area. [caption id="attachment_1143" align="alignright" width="491"] Juvederm Voluma XC results[/caption] The reason for this is that you can get such a natural and youthful appearance that, if done properly, provides an instant improvement to turn back the clock.…

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The Dos and Don’ts of Fillers Read More

“Don’t make me look weird.”  That is such a common concern for patients because bad results with fillers are unfortunately seen all too often.  When used correctly, fillers are a fantastic tool to address the signs of aging.   Do: understand the aging process and how fillers can play a role…

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FAQ: Laser Treatments for Skin Resurfacing Read More

  What is the best laser for skin resurfacing? The carbon dioxide laser (also knows as CO2) is the gold standard for laser resurfacing.  It is the most effective laser for skin tightening, collagen stimulation, improving fine wrinkles, and helping to reverse the signs of aging and years of sun…

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Scout is Out! Read More

Each year, The Scout Guide Charleston hand picks some of the city's best businesses, artists, and designers to celebrate the unique, talented entrepreneurs who infuse our towns with their originality, creativity, and passion. We were honored to be asked to be a part of the 100th volume of The Scout Guide.…

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