This is a question we often hear during Dr. Koo’s office consultations for facial rejuvenation procedures. Dr. Koo’s philosophy is that well-done plastic surgery makes you look rested, with softer smoother features not create a face and eyes that look pulled and “done.”

This is especially true for male plastic surgery. If you’ve seen pictures of Kenny Rogers or Mickey Rourke, you’ll know exactly what we’re talking about. They’ve lost the natural architecture of their faces and are not recognizable. You can see that result also if you Google Uma Thurman and Renee Zellweger.

So what happened to them? Did they not know where to go to get the best possible results? We don’t know what these celebrities requested during their consultation with their plastic surgeons but we feel it is our job to guide you as to what the best approach is to achieve an extremely natural improved look that allows you to completely keep your own features.

‘LESS IS MORE’ is Dr. Koo’s approach when addressing the face, especially for men!

Dr. Koo’s job is to advise you what can and cannot be achieved and the best way to do it. She respects the natural contours of the face and eyes. Sometimes it is better to do a little at a time during the rejuvenation process. She terms this the layering effect. This technique allows you to continue to improve slowly to achieve an unaffected look.

The answer to the question is, of course, yes you can look unaffected if you take the layered approach to rejuvenation. You can always do more but it is really difficult to correct what is overdone!! You don’t need to do it ALL at one time and the mission is NOT to make it as TIGHT as possible.

In some cases, Dr Koo might even advise that you don’t have surgery altogether, recommending non-surgical facial rejuvenation procedures instead. These procedures, BOTOX injections and dermal fillers such as Juvederm, are non-invasive options that provide effective enhancements. They allow you to achieve the desired results without having to undergo surgery.

To learn more about enhancing your beauty rather than changing your face, schedule a call with Dr. Koo or contact us at (314) 984-8331 or email


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