Dr. Michael McCracken of McCracken Eye and Face Institute is very excited to be able to offer laser skin resurfacing treatment to patients that want younger looking skin without surgery or extensive downtime.
Using the fractional CO2 laser or Erbium laser, Dr. McCracken can treat numerous skin concerns related to aging and sun damage, including wrinkles, freckles, age spots, laxity, pigmentation problems and uneven tone. Continue reading
Dr. Michael McCracken and the team at McCracken Eye and Face Institute understand that our patients want to look and feel their best. However, the natural effects of the aging process and sun exposure can make a face look sad, angry or fatigued. The brow and forehead area is particularly susceptible to wrinkling and sagging.
Dr. McCracken can perform brow lift, also known as forehead lift, to elevate the brows and restore a youthful, rested appearance to the eyes. When brow lift is performed correctly, the brows sit in a youthful position on the orbital bone above the eye, and the forehead skin is smoothed. Brow lift patients love that they look younger, fresher and more approachable; as a result, many tell us that they feel happier and more confident. Continue reading
A sculpted, well-defined jawline is an attractive feature that projects youth and elegance. Top female runway models like Gisele Bündchen and Cara Delevingne have contoured jawlines and slim faces with virtually no fat underneath the chin. Hollywood’s leading men, like Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Johnny Depp, have stronger, more sculpted jawlines — also with very little fat underneath the chin.
If you have unsightly fat under your chin or a poorly defined jawline, Dr. Michael McCracken can help. Thanks to the revolutionary injectable known as Kybella, he can non-surgically reduce fat and sculpt the jawline. With just a few treatments, you can enjoy a slimmer face, similar to that of your favorite A-list celebrity! Continue reading
Cosmetic injectables like Botox and dermal fillers provide anti-aging results quickly and with little or no downtime. One drawback of injectables is the results are temporary, as the body eventually metabolizes the product. Because of this, patients that want to maintain the effects of treatment benefit from regular appointments.
Here, Dr. Michael McCracken of McCracken Eye and Face Institute explains how often the average Botox or fillers patient schedules treatment. Keep in mind that everyone tolerates these products differently, so there may be some slight variation to the longevity of the results. Also, how often you schedule treatment depends on your personal preference. Continue reading
For the right candidates, NeoGraft can be a life-changing procedure. With fuller, thicker hair, men and women experience a more attractive appearance and greater confidence. If you are considering the procedure but unsure whether you meet the candidacy requirements, read on as Denver facial plastic surgeon Dr. Michael McCracken explains the qualifications. Continue reading
Denver plastic surgeon Dr. Michael McCracken commonly treats a condition known as ptosis, or eyelid drooping. Ptosis can affect one or both eyes and may block or greatly reduce vision. Ptosis is common in seniors, because the natural aging process causes the muscles that lift and lower the eyelid to relax and stretch. However, not all cases of ptosis are age-related. Sometimes ptosis can be a sign of an underlying medical condition, such as the following: Continue reading
Makeup is designed to accentuate our best features while downplaying problematic ones. However, when applied carelessly or incorrectly, makeup can sabotage our efforts to look great and add years to the appearance of the face.
To help you determine whether your eye makeup routine is working for you or against you, Dr. Michael McCracken and the team at McCracken Eye and Face Institute share some aging makeup mistakes and recommend how to fix them.
Facial plastic surgeons around the country, including Dr. Michael McCracken of McCracken Eye and Face Institute, have noticed an uptick in men requesting cosmetic treatment. Dr. McCracken is pleased to serve men (and women) throughout the Denver and Boulder areas seeing a rejuvenated appearance and a boost in confidence; he offers a variety of procedures to help everyone achieve their desired results. Here, the doctor discusses the rise in men seeking cosmetic treatment. Continue reading
NeoGraft is an innovative way to transplant hair and create natural looking results. With a skilled hair transplant surgeon at the helm, the NeoGraft device can harvest large numbers of grafts quickly and with consistently excellent outcomes. If you are seeking a solution for hair loss, NeoGraft might be right for you. Here, Dr. Michael McCracken, who offers NeoGraft to Denver and Boulder patients at McCracken Eye and Face Institute, explains what typically happens during the treatment. Continue reading
Are you bothered by submental fullness — more commonly known as a “double chin?” Dr. Michael McCracken, a facial plastic surgeon serving Denver and Boulder, can help. He offers a few different treatment options to reduce extra fat and create a more defined, attractive chin. In this blog post, he discusses two of the most popular options: Kybella and neck liposuction. Continue reading