Blog Archive

Going to Google Dec 5th, 2018

We Get To Go To Google! 1. It is Wednesday, November 14. My practice director, Brittany Conklin, and I, are on a flight to San Francisco to claim our prize: a trip to Googleplex, the home of Google. I should be feeling excited and grateful, but I’m on a plane...

We Are All Artists Apr 19th, 2017

After 28 years of practicing plastic surgery, I have lost count of the number of times a patient told me that I am an artist. While I thanked them for the compliment, I could not believe, or accept it. An artist is someone who, from childhood, seems to be able...

Botox Apr 11th, 2017

Technically, onabotulinumtoxinA, has been FDA approved for cosmetic use since 2002 when it was to be used on the glabellar (between the eyebrows) wrinkles. It works on many areas of the face in a cosmetic fashion by weakening muscles which are causing deep furrows or wrinkles. Two other toxins, abobotulinumA...

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Christopher Jones, MD as Your Plastic Surgeon Apr 11th, 2017

10. I love living downtown. I walk a lot more, meet a lot more people than when I lived in the suburbs. Not everyone needs to live downtown, but maybe everyone should visit downtown Indianapolis once in a while.9. I do not do those operations at which I do not...

Overdone or Subtle? Apr 11th, 2017

When most of us see facial cosmetic surgery results that we judge as poor, we often see “overdone” as the problem. Too tight, too gaunt, paralyzed. Overdone plastic surgery looks like a mask, just as overdone makeup looks like a clown face. There’s a clue: makeup. Carefully add shadow or...

How Can My Backside Be Improved? Apr 11th, 2017

Our world is shrinking thanks to the communication revolution, now in its fifth decade. We are all becoming aware that the cultural emphasis on beauty varies around the world. Once, a near monopoly, the Caucasian model of beauty has given way to a more diverse set of qualities. It is...

Upper Lid Blepharoplasty: Do Try This at Home! Apr 11th, 2017

Have you noticed an accumulation of extra skin on your upper eyelids? If so, we have an interesting experiment for you to try at home. All you will need are a mirror and a q-tip. Look at your eyes in the mirror while you carefully roll back the excess skin...

Injectable Facial Fillers Apr 11th, 2017

Injectable fillers of some type have been available since the use of bovine collagen in the mid-80's. Many technical refinements have resulted in a spectrum of chemical substances with different properties and indications. The largest class of fillers is Hyaluronic Acid. This chemical is a naturally occurring polymer, and is...