Dr. Honrado’s Facial Plastic Surgery Blog



Are you considering Rhinoplasty?

If you’re considering a rhinoplasty, you are not alone.  More commonly, the nose job, is one of the most popular procedures in Los Angeles.  Rhinoplasties have evolved considerably over the past two decades. Back in the 80′s we saw sharp, ski slopes, where … Continue reading


How is rhinoplasty cost determined?

When booking a costly surgical procedure such as a rhinoplasty, patients naturally get focused on the price.  It’s impossible not to.  The price is often as high as the physical and emotional cost.  If we break down the “price tag”, … Continue reading


Is a non-surgical eye and brow lift possible?

The answer is yes. And no. Yes, because Botox, fillers and now the cutting-edge, radio frequency technology, ThermiRase, can achieve amazing results for patients seeking non or minimally invasive treatments for aging around the eyes and upper portion of the face. … Continue reading


ThermiSmooth is here!

ThermiSmooth is our newest treatment using the ThermiLift suite of radio-frequecny devices.  It is a non-invasive skin tightening procedure that can be used on the face, neck, and jaw lines of patients.  The procedure works by stimulating the natural production … Continue reading


ThermiRase, better than Botox?

The answer may be yes for certain areas of the face. ThermiRase is in an exciting new procedure that is an alternative to Botox.  It is proven to be more effective and longer-lasting than the commonly used injectable freezer when … Continue reading


What can a liquid facelift do for me?

A liquid facelift is a non-invasive approach to lifting and filling the skin with a combination of dermal fillers and freezers.  It is performed in the office, often in under an hour, with no more than a light topical numbing … Continue reading


Dr. Honrado now serving on the Board of Directors for ThermiLift

As one of the first physicians in the nation to possess the cutting-edge, FDA approved, ThermiLift technology, Dr. Honrado is currently providing his patients with this advanced and state of the art procedure to repair loose and saggy skin from within. … Continue reading


Who is a good candidate for ThermiLift?

We have been having incredible results with ThermiLift, the micro-invasive treatment that uses a tiny probe to heat up the fibrous septae network (connective tissues) and dermal tissue.  ThermiLift can be used to relax the nerves that cause the glabellar (‘11s”) … Continue reading


Tips for Choosing the Best Facelift Surgeon

Choosing the best plastic surgeon for your facelift may be one of the most important decisions you can make.  When choosing a plastic surgeon for any procedure, there are basic questions to answer before so much as your first consultation. … Continue reading


Tips For When It’s A Good Time To Have A Facelift

With the advancement of non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatments from freezers and fillers to the minimally invasive tightening/lifting procedures such as Ulthera and  ThermiLift, comes the postponement of facelift surgery.  However for patients experiencing pronounced facial aging defined by sagging skin … Continue reading