Author Archives for Tyler McElwee

How Long Does a Facelift Last?

The desire for a more youthful appearance has led many individuals to undergo facelift surgery. But, how long will that renewed look last? How long can one expect the results of a facelift? Let’s delve into the key factors that influence the longevity of a facelift, different types of facelifts, a... | Read More

  Posted on January 10, 2024   Last updated on January 30, 2024 |   

McElwee Mondays – 2 Tips On How to Minimize Scars After Surgery

As an experienced surgeon, Dr. Tyler McElwee has had the privilege of assisting numerous patients through the surgical process. In his Instagram Q&A series, “Mondays with McElwee,” he tackled a recurring concern frequently raised by patients pertaining to the issue of scarring. He addressed ... | Read More

  Posted on December 25, 2023   Last updated on December 28, 2023 |   

McElwee Mondays – The Art of Blepharoplasty

Dr. Tyler McElwee, a facial plastic surgeon based in Houston, explored the intricacies of blepharoplasty or eyelid lifts in his Instagram weekly series, "Mondays with McElwee." He emphasized that upper blepharoplasty primarily involved removing excess skin, sometimes accompanied by underlying fat. T... | Read More

  Posted on December 18, 2023 |   

McElwee Mondays – Facelift Evolution: Embracing A Swift Recovery

In an episode of "Mondays with McElwee," Dr. Tyler McElwee, a facial plastic surgeon in Houston, provided invaluable insights into the recovery process following facelift or neck lift procedures. Dr. McElwee addressed the question of recovery duration, highlighting the significant advancements obser... | Read More

  Posted on December 11, 2023   Last updated on December 14, 2023 |   

Effective Ways to Minimize Scarring After Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, is a cosmetic procedure that focuses on improving the appearance of the eyelids. It works by reshaping the skin and tissues around the eyes. While it can make your eyes look more attractive and give you a fresher appearance, there's a chance that it migh... | Read More

  Posted on November 22, 2023   Last updated on November 27, 2023 |   

How to Choose the Right Surgeon for Your Face Slimming Surgery

Buccal fat pads can be a significant factor in a “chubby” face. If you are considering removing your buccal fat pads to achieve a slimmer, more defined facial appearance, choosing the right plastic surgeon is the first and most crucial step. This article will serve as your guide in choosing the ... | Read More

  Posted on November 15, 2023 |   

10 Key Benefits of CO2 Laser Resurfacing: An Insight from Dr. McElwee

In my years of experience as a facial plastic surgeon, there is one procedure I've seen make a significant difference in my patients' lives over the years, it's CO2 laser resurfacing. At Memorial Plastic Surgery, we are proud to offer and promote this remarkable procedure. As always, my aim is to pr... | Read More

  Posted on November 13, 2023   Last updated on November 29, 2023 |   

Tips for Minimizing Facelift Swelling: How to Speed Up Healing

If you're considering a facelift procedure, you may be wondering how to minimize swelling and speed up your recovery process. Swelling is a common side effect of facelift surgery that can not only cause discomfort but also affect the final results. There are several tips and tricks you can use to mi... | Read More

  Posted on November 9, 2023 |   

What to Expect 3 Weeks After Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty, commonly known as a nose job, is one of the most sought-after cosmetic procedures globally. It enhances the nose's appearance and overall facial harmony. It can address various aesthetic concerns, including a crooked or misshapen nose, a wide bridge, or a bulbous tip. The procedure not ... | Read More

  Posted on November 6, 2023 |   

Otoplasty Recovery: Expert Advice for a Smooth Healing Process

If you're embarking on the transformative journey of otoplasty, also known as ear reshaping, ear pinning, or cosmetic ear surgery, you likely have questions about the healing process. At Memorial Plastic Surgery, our aim is to provide you with all the information you need for a smooth otoplasty reco... | Read More

  Posted on October 28, 2023   Last updated on November 3, 2023 |   

Will Fillers Affect My Future Facelift?

In our age of aesthetic advancements, the marriage of non-surgical treatments, like fillers, with surgical interventions such as facelifts, is increasingly in focus. Many ask: "Will Fillers Affect My Future Facelift?" As we age gracefully and leverage the power of cosmetic enhancements, it's vital t... | Read More

  Posted on October 26, 2023   Last updated on November 29, 2023 |   

Essential Tips for a Successful Eyelid Surgery Recovery

Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure that rejuvenates the appearance of the eyes by removing excess skin and fat from the eyelids. The surgery can restore a youthful appearance to the eyes and improve vision for those with sagging eyelids. However, as with any surgic... | Read More

  Posted on October 24, 2023   Last updated on October 26, 2023 |   

What are Temporary Lip Fillers?

Over time, many of us notice our lips losing that youthful plumpness. To aid this, temporary lip fillers have emerged as a popular solution that gives our lips a rejuvenated look. If you're curious about this journey, read along for the ultimate lip filler guide.  What Exactly Are Temporary Lip Fil... | Read More

  Posted on October 18, 2023   Last updated on October 24, 2023 |   

How to Fix Uneven Eyelids: Your Path to Stunning Eyelid Balance

Uneven eyelids can give the face an unbalanced or tired appearance and affect overall facial attractiveness. This can be a serious cosmetic concern for many people. However, there is no need to worry because there are many ways to fix uneven eyelids, both through non-surgical treatments and cosmetic... | Read More

  Posted on October 12, 2023   Last updated on October 19, 2023 |