The face ages, the neck also! Sometimes we need to create a more youthful-looking facial appearance.
A Face lift is a procedure removing fat deposit from the face and neck, tightening facial muscles and removing excess skin.
A Brow lift, or forehead lift, can improve the appearance of deep forehead lines and drooping brows.
Only a natural appearance
To help minimize most of the visible signs of aging, a panel of procedures is available, starting from Botox®, till brow and face lift. The techniques evolve, and Minimal Invasive Procedures, such as Thread Lift, are starting to prove their benefits and to conquer a place of honor among facial surgical procedures.
Your consultation with Dr AYOUB will be of great importance to determine your expectations and to explain the solutions we feel the best in your case.
Protruding ears can be a source of psychological distress in either sex and at any age.
At what age can we treat protruding ears?
Well, Dr. AYOUB‘s choice is at the age of 7 years and above, so the child may express the concern about the appearance of the ears, and most important he will be able to understand the operation and then the recovery period, where a headband will replace the dressing for a long period, at least for 2 months.
The pre-operative consultation aims to inspect, examine and measure the dimensions and projection of both ears, searching for an asymmetry between the two ears.
Several photos are taken, and then the operative planning will be discussed in details.
Eyelid surgery removes fat, excess skin and muscle from around the eye. The aim is to restore a younger-looking and “more awake” appearance.
Blepharoplasty will also remove the “puffiness” that occurs as people grow older.
In general, an incision is made in the crease of the upper eyelid and along the lash line of the inferior eyelid. Dr. AYOUB can also proceed through the conjunctiva, without a visible scar to remove the fat pad from the inferior eyelid in young people.
Eyelid rejuvenation combines the surgical procedure with the cosmetic approach of dermal fillers and Botox® injections for the correction of rhytides, fine lines and wrinkles around the eyelids and between the eye brows.
The nose, of course!
Occupying the most prominent position on the face, the nose has been the source of well-known sayings “plain as a nose in man’s face” and has drawn the attention of writers through the ages:
A great nose indicates great man
Genial, courteous, intellectual
CYRANO DE BERGERAC
From 17 till 77 years, and more!
This procedure can help creating a better balance, improve facial contour and enhance appearance of the nose and also restore the breathing function by conjunction to septoplasty.
It is performed under general or local assisted anesthesia, in the operating room, and you must wear a cast for a week, then your final result will take place from 6 to 12 months.
What about the lips?
Relax, take a deep breath!
Injectable dermal fillers can plump thin lips, enhance shallow contours, soften facial creases, remove wrinkles and improve the appearance of recessed scars.Treatment of the lip area with fillers can be broken into categories according to the concern being addressed.
As we age our lips change. They start to thin from loss of volume, loose boarder definition and can develop lines most commonly on the upper lip.
Dermal fillers can be used to increase definition, reduce upper lip lines and increase the volume.
Women who have smaller or uneven lips. Lip fillers can be used to balance lip symmetry. This treatment can address upper/ lower or left/ right lip asymmetry.
Dermal fillers can increase volume for enhancement of natural features.
Soft-tissue augmentation with a variety of filler materials has become one of the most popular aesthetic procedures available in cosmetic surgery.
Hyaluronic Acid Filler!
The plethora of soft-tissue fillers currently available serves as a powerful adjunct to surgical techniques in facial rejuvenation and facial shaping.
Dr. AYOUB has chosen several reliable and efficient fillers to allow for a better quality, a safer and a more natural result to your filling procedure.
What about Fat Injection?
Lipofilling is the cosmetic procedure consisting of fat aspiration from a deposit area and injection of the resulting fat in another area, such as the face wrinkles, the cheeks, or even the breasts.
More details are available in the lipofilling section within the liposuction procedure page.
What is Botox®?
You certainly heard about it in the news, by a friend, or elsewhere. BOTOX® is the commercial trade name for Botulinum Toxin Type A.
The cosmetic use of Botulinum toxin type A has become widespread with many celebrities viewing it as less intrusive and/or artificial than other types of plastic surgery. The results of cosmetic procedures vary but can last up to eight months.
What is Botox® used for?
Botox® works by blocking nerve transmission to temporarily reduce the contractions of the facial muscles that cause frown lines. It has been proven to be a safe and effective treatment for wrinkles, and Botox® injections are becoming increasingly popular.
We use Botox® to paralyze the muscles and used to improve the look of moderate to severe wrinkles and lines in the face.We inject Botox® in the forehead, the glabella, the brows and the crow’s feet.
The Botox® procedure:
Dr. AYOUB will administer several tiny injections of Botox® directly into the muscles of your face. Prior to injection, he will determine where to administer the injections by examining your ability to move certain muscles in your brow area.
The entire Botox® injection procedure takes approximately 10 minutes and does not require anesthesia. Discomfort is usually minimal and brief. You should notice an improvement in your frown lines within 3 to 7 days, the effects of which can last up to 4 months. However, results may vary.
How often can Botox® injection be done?
You can receive Botox® injections every 4 months. With repeated treatments, thinning of the muscles occurs, which produces longer lasting results.
Plasma Rejuvenation Therapy (PRP)
If you are you noticing dark circles and puffiness under your eyes, or seeing fine lines and sagging around you mouth, cheeks and eyes, or if your skin tone is just not as bright, healthy, and firm as it used to be, or if you’re losing your hair, then you need PRP.
PRP is a natural product created from your own body. It contains highter than normal number of platelet rich plasma, or PRP. Of injected into specific areas of the skin, it acts as a matrix that promotes your own collagen to grow, regenerates tissue, and thus acts as to naturally smooth and tighten the skin. In this way, PRP softens wrinkles and creating smoother skin texture and tone.
The best patients for tummy tuck are those who are of average or slightly above-average weight, but cannot reduce the excess of skin and fat by exercises or diets. Patients who intend to lose more weight should postpone the surgery until they reach the desired weight.
The body contouring surgical procedure is the conjunction of tummy tuck, liposuction, back surgery, arm plasty and breast reduction. The massive weight loss person after a bariatric surgery can improve with such a surgery.
Flat and proud!
The tummy tuck or abdominoplasty removes the excess of fat and skin from the abdomen to produce a more flattering mid-section in association with the tightening of loose abdominal muscles.
It can be performed in conjunction with liposuction, depending on your condition, for optimal results.
Breast reduction surgery is intended for women who are seeking relief from discomfort or pain in the back and the neck, breathing problems, skin irritation and/or willing to improve the aspect of their breasts.
Cosmetic surgery procedures are no longer the woman’s exclusivity. You are welcomed in the restricted world of plastic and aesthetic surgery.
What can we do for you?
Everything! Or almost everything …
It all starts at the age of 7 years, when we can perform otoplasty for the correction of ear deformities.
Then at the age of 17, you can pretend to enhance your nose look and function with rhinoplasty.
Later on, you can reshape your body with liposuction and tummy tuck to acquire a younger and healthier look. Gynecomastia is the excessive male breast development. This condition has important physical and psychological impact. It has multiple causes, that should be checked; medical management has had limited success, that’s why liposuction and / or surgical removal of excess tissue can improve your look.
It’s never too late to think about eyelid surgery, Botox® or facial rejuvenation with filling agents that are certainly “unisex”.
What to do for sagging arms?
The loss of skin elasticity and the excess of fat can result, with age, in sagging arms.
Liposuction, alone, or associated to the excision of skin in excess, constitute the arm lift, a procedure aiming to restore the young and healthful appearance of your arms.
The standard liposuction is an efficient way to repair the sagging arms, nevertheless the new technologies associated with liposuction, such as Quick lipo or VASER© lipo, are especially indicated in much complicated cases.
What about tights?
Fat deposit and skin loosing in the tights often bother your daily comfort, while walking or sitting and can predispose to fungal infection.
A procedure identical to the arm lift is also designed for tights and improves the appearance and most certainly offers you a handsome look.
Liposuction alone can sometimes restore the appearance of the tights and is part of the complete tight lift procedure which consists of liposuction and surgical excision of the excess of skin and the lifting of the remaining tight.
The tights are also repaired during the total-body-lift with the arms, the back and the belly, in one major procedure, especially for post-bariatric patients that have lost a lot of weight after gastroplasty, sleeve or gastric bypass procedure.
Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure that suctions fat from specific areas of the body. It is not intended to be a form of weight loss.
Rather, it is designed to remove fat from certain areas that do not respond to dieting or exercising.
Such areas are your midsection, tights, buttocks, arms, chin and the mount of Venus.
The extend of your surgery will determine the type of anesthesia to be used, and the choice of an office-based procedure v/s a procedure in the hospital operating room.
Since the development of liposuction, newer techniques have been created. Dr. AYOUB will use the best one responding to your anatomy, your surgery and of course your well being.
Lunch liposuction! Have you ever heard about it?
If you have stubborn fat that you can’t get rid of even with diet and exercise, then you may have also thought about Liposat®. But why is it given this term? And is it really that easy to have your excess fat removed?
Liposat® is an innovative advanced Power Assited Liposuction proposed for the removal of excess fatty tissue, under local anesthesia and on an office-based procedure. The technique has been out for a few years in the USA and is now available in Lebanon. It has been named “lunchtime lipo” because it’s a lot quicker than traditional liposuction. From start to finish it takes around two hours, meaning people could theoretically have it done in an extended lunch hour and be back at work after.
The next generation of body contouring
VASER® Liposuction is the next generation of body contouring procedure. Whether you need help with a small problem area or a major transformation, VASER® uses powerful ultrasonic energy to selectively break apart fat deposits while preserving other important tissues.
Get the body contour you want!
If you are frustrated with the resistance of certain body areas to diet exercise or even to previous liposuction procedure, VASER® can provide a solution.
If you are healthy and seeking a fast, low-pain solution for loosing stubborn fat deposits, VASER® could be your answer.
VASER® Liposuction can be carried out either under local or general anesthesia. The recovery is so fast and it can tackle the same problem areas as standard liposuction which include: abdomen, love handles, arms, back, hips, inner thighs, outer thighs, buttocks, knees, calves, female breasts, male breasts, face, chin and neck areas.
Dr. AYOUB will provide you with all the details and information you need to plan your treatment, to choose your surgical procedure and to allow you to have a nice, fast and gentle recovery.
Use your own fat as permanent dermal filler
Lipofilling is a technique used to create a permanent filler effect by moving fat from either the abdomen or thighs and re-injecting, usually into the face, to replace to volume in the cheek, chin, or improve wrinkles and ceases in the face. It can either be done on its own or in combination with other surgical procedures such as face and neck lift.
Done on its own it is possible to perform the procedure under local anesthetic as a day case, but is usually performed under general anesthetic.
Why doing Lipofilling?
Because it’s safe, FDA approved, easy and especially because it’s cheaper than to buy dozens of dermal filler units.
Ask Dr. AYOUB about the Lipofilling procedure, you will certainly be convinced of the utility of the technique and the natural and safe results obtained.
What is Breast augmentation surgery?
Breast augmentation is a popular cosmetic surgery procedure designed to change both the shape and size of a woman’s breasts. It is performed under general anesthesia.Typically, we only insert the best implant of cohesive silicone gel or filled with a sterilized saline solution.
What to expect?
The breast implant can be inserted either under the breast tissue or under the breast muscle, or in a dual-plane.With the intention of minimizing scaring, incision can be made either along the areola, or in the armpit, or under the breast at the crease.
The breast implant shape can be round or anatomic, in both cases you will be explained the difference, the pros and cons and you will have the choice between the very best implants.
The exact location of the implant will depend on the size and the shape of the implant, but also on your anatomy and the look you want to achieve.
During your consultation, we will discuss all you concerns and guide you through the decision making process.
Breast reduction surgery is intended for women who are seeking relief from discomfort or pain in the back and the neck, breathing problems, skin irritation and / or willing to improve the aspect of their breasts.
Principles of breast reduction
The most common technique used involves the anchor-shaped incision with repositioning of the nipple and the areola. The excess of breast tissue and skin is removed and a natural curved breast is then reshaped.
The procedure is done under general anesthesia and a smooth course in hospital is then needed for 2 to 3 days. Stitches are located around the areola, in a vertical line extending downward and then run along the lower crease of the breast; the length of the scars depends on the size and the amount of breast excess.
After surgery, you will be wrapped with bandages, and then a special bra will be necessary to improve your recovery.
Breast reconstruction after a cancer
Mastectomy for breast cancer means removal of a part or the totality of breast tissue, with or without removing the lymphatic nodes under the armpit.Sometimes, radiotherapy is judged necessary after mastectomy, along with chemotherapy.
Breast reconstruction, by many ways and a panel of procedures can achieve a more acceptable look for the patient.
Breast reconstruction aims to rebuild the size, the look and shape of the breast removed. An implant can achieve volume rehabilitation; tissue reconstruction can also be transposed from other parts of the body, i.e. the excess of skin in the belly, muscle from the abdomen or the back, etc. The areola and mammal can be restored later; the other breast can be remodeled to accomplish symmetry between both sides.
Breast lift or mastopexy goals to return fullness and support to the breasts that have grown saggy, because of aging, pregnancy or nursing.
This procedure can be done either for small or normal sized breasts. This is why you consultation with Dr. AYOUB, will enable you to understand the various factors involved with sagging breasts and the ways of treating and repairing them.
A brief review of mastopexy
The procedure, done under general anesthesia, involves a circular areola incision that can evolve to accomplish an anchor-shaped incision extended upon request downward then horizontally in the lower breast crease, exactly like with breast reduction technique.
From the same incision, if an implant is programmed, it can be inserted to increase firmness of the breasts, as well as their size.
The word reconstructive surgery is, in its broadest sense, the use of surgery to restore the form and function of the body.
Starting with the wounds, either traumatic or accidental, to the repair of previous and anesthetic scars, to the management of skin burns, using grafts and flaps to restore the shape, volume and function of tissue defects (skin, muscle, bone), ending with the management of pressure ulcers and bedsores.
All these issues are the basis of the reconstructive work of Dr. AYOUB and a large amount of the surgical fees of such operations is covered by insurance companies and by the Lebanese Social Security Fund (CNSS) or even the Lebanese ministry of Health.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery aim to correct a wide spectrum of diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region.
Treatments may be performed on the craniomaxillofacial complex: mouth, jaws, neck, face, skull, and include:
- Diagnosis and treatment of soft and hard tissue trauma of the oral and maxillofacial region (jaw fractures, cheek bone fractures, nasal fractures, LeFort fracture, skull fractures and eye socket fractures).
- Diagnosis and treatment of benignpathology (cysts, tumors etc.).
- Diagnosis and treatment of cutaneous malignancy (skin cancer), lip, ear, eyelid or face reconstruction.
Dr. AYOUB undergoes his surgical procedures in several hospitals located not only in Beirut but also in Jounieh, Jbeil, Ajaltoun and Batroun.
Dr. AYOUB and his staff are committed to provide you with the personalized attention and care you deserve. Therefore we managed our schedule between several hospital facilities, in Beirut and other Lebanese cities.
For taking an appointment with Dr. AYOUB, please contact us on the following numbers:
Trip to Lebanon:
If you live abroad and would like Dr. AYOUB to perform your surgery, it’s easy. You will be taken diligent care off by our dedicated and professional staff, who will send you a virtual consultation form that you will fill and send it back.
Ounce you decided to travel to Lebanon after choosing the suitable dates for your surgery, the hospital facility and/or the Hotel proposed by our staff, you will need to hold your spot by sending a nonrefundable bank transfer amounting 10% of the surgery.
When you arrive to Lebanon, your pre-operative face to face consultation with Dr. AYOUB will be organized by our staff.
Dr. AYOUB will explain to you the procedure and all the required information will be carefully discussed to make sure that your surgery and your stay are pleasant, safe and without worries.
Usually, you will need to stay in Lebanon between 5 and 15 days depending on the surgery and services you had. The post-operative visits are very important to ensure a proper healing and are necessary to your safety and comfort.
In case you are in Saudi Arabia, please feel free to pass by our clinic, at Derma Clinic and Derma Day Surgery Clinic.
For all patients in Bahrain, our friendly staff in SPECIAL DENTAL CARE CENTRE, located. in Seef District will take care of you, during Dr.AYOUB‘s visits to Manama.