At the Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery Center, we invite you to make your surgery as healthy an experience as possible. Although you can be assured that Dr. Bassichis and his staff will take excellent care of you throughout the entire surgical process (and beyond!), there are many things that you can do as the patient to facilitate your best and healthiest healing. Our holistic approach to a healthy surgery includes elements of good nutrition, selected homeopathic remedies to promote recovery, and most importantly the positive mental attitude that will reflect the best ways of preparing the mind, body and spirit for a safe and easy recovery. We like to have our patients consider that their cosmetic procedure can be a beginning to a healthier overall lifestyle.

Good nutrition is as important before and after surgery as it is at any other time. Many medical studies have documented the improvement in post-operative healing that accompanies good nutrition. A balanced diet containing essential nutrients, protein (necessary for wound healing) and calories and good weight management are basic essentials of good nutrition. Sugar and alcohol are well known to suppress wound healing, and should be eliminated. Caffeine withdrawal is bad enough at any time, but worse when compounding a post-operative experience. Good hydration is always important — drink at least 64 ounces of water per day (Our body is 70% water!). Regular exercise for healthy cardiovascular fitness and weight management is another important facet of a healthy lifestyle and will improve your overall health as well as the outcome of your elective surgery. You may wish consult your primary care physician prior to initiating any new exercise regimens. For your pre- and post-operative period (and hopefully for always), we profoundly urge you to cease smoking.

We hope you enjoy the best of health and beauty as you embark on your healing cosmetic surgery journey. Peace.

Beautifully yours,
Drs. Michelle and Benjamin Bassichis

Benjamin Bassichis MD FACS is a double board certified facial plastic surgeon in Dallas, Texas specializing exclusively in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures of the face. To learn more about Dr. Bassichis’ plastic surgery procedures please call 972.774.1777 to schedule your consultation.

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Do you ever wonder how young you’ll actually look after your facelift? A recent study reported that plastic surgery procedures took an average of seven to ten years off patients’ appearances, with more extensive facial surgeries reversing the clock even more dramatically.
Another interesting recent study indicated that nasal surgery or rhinoplasty has the most positive additional side effect of taking one-to-two years off patients’ perceived ages.
The study also said that as well as looking younger, the goal of facial plastic surgery is also to make people look generally healthier, happier and more refreshed. And often, that can be more important than perceived age itself.
At ADVANCED, no matter what procedures our patients select, they have that confidence that comes from knowing they are taking good care of their facial health. We think that our patients’ inner radiance and beauty is what truly shines….it is our privilege to help them reveal it.
Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, 2012.

Beautifully yours,
Drs. Michelle and Benjamin Bassichis

Benjamin Bassichis MD FACS is a double board certified facial plastic surgeon in Dallas, Texas specializing exclusively in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures of the face. To learn more about Dr. Bassichis’ plastic surgery procedures please call 972.774.1777 to schedule your consultation.

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When it comes to facial plastic surgery, Dallas patients need to make a well-considered choice when selecting a doctor.

Any procedure that involves the face must be conducted carefully. The changes that a doctor makes in one area must complement the other aspects of your face. They should look natural and should add to your overall attractiveness. The right surgeon will help ensure that the result is a significant improvement and that the surgery achieves your personal goals.

For procedures as important as these, Dallas facial plastic surgery patients choose Dr. Benjamin Bassichis and the team at ADVANCED. ADVANCED provides high-quality services, caring staff, and the professionalism and skill you need.

Options for Facial Plastic Surgery

Dallas patients can choose from among ADVANCE’s procedures, including…

Facelift: Refresh your appearance by removing fat deposits and excess skin and by adding structure to your underlying facial tissues.

Mid-facelift: A more targeted procedure with a faster recovery, the mid-facelift can rejuvenate eyes that appear hollow, soften smile lines, and lift the corners of the mouth.

Browlift: Address signs of aging in the area above the eyes. Dr. Bassichis’ facial plastic surgery process for Dallas patients hides and minimizes scars.

Fat Transfer: Restore your face’s youthful contour and shape, and help improve your skin’s texture and tone with a 100% natural solution.

In addition to these procedures, ADVANCED serves patients with rhinoplasty; Minilift™, facial implants; and other surgeries. The breadth of our expertise is matched by the precision and artistry of Dr. Bassichis’ work.

About Benjamin Bassichis

Dr. Bassichis connects with patients, plans surgery around their goals and needs, and provides them with quality care. His background speaks to his commitment to advanced medical techniques and excellent results.

Benjamin Bassichis is double board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. His training includes a fellowship at University of Illinois at Chicago’s renowned medical program, where he received mentorship by leading facial plastic surgeons Regan Thomas and Dean Toriumi.

Training aside, Dr. Bassichis’ work is different from other plastic surgeons because he focuses only on the face, head, and neck. The patients that choose ADVANCED know that their doctor has deep and varied experience in the areas they need addressed. His knowledge of facial plastic surgery means that patients can find a solution to whatever challenge they face.


As a patient, you’ll recognize the value that a caring and attentive staff offers. From our licensed medical aestheticians to our licensed surgical technicians to our certified nursing assistants, we provide knowledgeable answers to questions and concerns, and we help you stay informed at every step in your procedure.

We invite you to experience the energy, enthusiasm, commitment, and personal attention we offer at ADVANCED. Contact us today.

Learn more about facial plastic surgery in Dallas. Call (972) 774-1777 or email us at

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For rhinoplasty, Dallas patients turn to Top Plastic Surgeon Dr. Benjamin Bassichis and his professional team at ADVANCED. Our state-of-the-art techniques, expert staff, and focused care have given hundreds of patients the change that they have always wanted in their appearance.

At ADVANCED, we see ourselves as more than just providers of plastic surgery and rhinoplasty. Dallas patients come to us for a personal connection and a supportive environment, and our patient-centered practice gives them confidence in the results we can provide. Whether you are interested in primary or revision surgery, please learn more about our approach.

Positive Change

Double board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Bassichis is specialty and subspecialty trained to provide the positive change your are seeking.

The way that we work reflects this priority:

  • As a Dallas rhinoplasty and plastic surgery expert, Dr. Bassichis and his team educate patients so that they understand the risks, benefits, and opportunities that each medical procedure offers.
  • We give them a glimpse into the future with advanced technology, such as preoperative digital imagery. This tool provides patients with an approximation of what their new nose will look like.
  • Dr. Bassichis combined subspecialty training allow him to ensure excellence in the functionality of the nose while simultaneously achieving exquisite aesthetic results.
  • We have a gallery of numerous photos of Dr. Bassichis’ rhinoplastiy patients so you can see his healthy, natural surgical style.
  • Our team at ADVANCED look forward to being a healthy part of your successful rhinoplasty surgery in Dallas. It is what we do best.

Through our process, we help Dallas patients achieve healthy natural results and promote a positive change in their lives from their surgical experience.

Giving Patients Confidence in Our Work

Whether this is a primary or revision surgery, ADVANCED is the opposite of the “cookie cutter”approach.  We customize each surgery for each patient to achieve the most natural results possible. Before having any surgery, including rhinoplasty, Dallas patients are involved in the decision-making process. ADVANCED provides them with essential information for their care so that they feel empowered and knowledgeable about their options. Our experience is that a well-informed patient is a happy patient.

For example, Dr. Bassichis helps rhinoplasty candidates in Dallas identify the best procedure for their needs. In many cases, a nose job is the best way to achieve the results that they want. In addition with Dr. Bassichis exclusive specialization in facial plastic surgery, he can help you with any other procedures to optimize your rhinoplasty results such as a chin implant, facial injectibles including Botox or Restylance or Fractionated CO2 laser resurfacing.

If you are considering rhinoplasty in Dallas, we invite you to contact our office to learn more.

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Medical research has shown that aging skin is the result of more than just years on the calendar. Exposure to environmental elements like sunlight (Ultraviolet or UV rays), smoke, and air pollution all contribute to skin aging. Not only does this lead to the formation of lines, wrinkles, and pigmentation – it can lead to more serious skin conditions, including skin cancer. While skin cancers are almost always curable when detected and treated early, the surest line of defense is to prevent them in the first place.

Here are some sun-safety habits that should be part of everyone’s daily healthcare:
1.     Avoid unnecessary sun exposure, especially during the sun’s peak hours (10am to 4pm) and always seek the shade.
2.     Cover up with sun protective clothing, including a broad-brimmed hat, and UV- blocking sunglasses.
3.     Wear a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of 30+ on the face (don’t forget your ears) and body.
4.     Avoid tanning salons.
5.     Examine your skin from head to toe every month.
6.     Have a professional skin examination annually (try “birthday suit on your birthday” to remember!).

For those who wish to have that “healthy-looking” glow, there are alternatives. Sunless tanning products allow you to achieve an instant, natural-looking tan and in no way contribute to developing skin cancers. But even with your “sunless” tan, remember to wear sunscreen!

Scientific evidence has shown that a topical antioxidant program can help prevent photoaging and the onset of more serious skin conditions. Topical antioxidants have been clinically proven to provide up to eight times the skin’s natural protection from UV damage. Broad spectrum (UVA and UVB) sunscreens are a crucial part of the daily prevention process as well. However, antioxidants can protect your skin from the sun in ways that sunscreens can’t. When used together, antioxidants and sunscreens provide more complete photoprotection – preventing photoaging and wrinkle formation, while promoting good skin health. Additionally, we always advise our patients that while department or drug store skin products can be very elegant, the pharmaceutical grade products available in Physician’s offices often contain higher percentages of the active, therapeutic ingredients and therefore can be more effective.

One ounce (about a shot-glass worth) of sunscreen is needed to cover the average exposed areas of an adult. Applying less substantially reduces your protection. There is no such thing as a “waterproof” sunscreen or all-day protection. The FDA only requires testing sunscreen for 80 minutes in still water. Sunscreen needs to be re-applied every two hours to maintain protection. Water resistant sunscreen needs to be applied to dry skin, as sunscreen does not adhere to wet skin.

The most important step in a healthy skin care regimen is that you protect your skin from the damaging UV rays proven to be responsible for premature signs of aging—and the major culprit in causing skin cancers. An SPF level 30 or higher is recommended for the optimal protection of your face. Be aware that SPF only tells you how much UVB protection the product provides. To obtain broad-spectrum (UVA and UVB) protection, look for sunscreen that contains an effective physical sunblock (ex. over 5% zinc or titanium oxide) or a chemical sunscreen absorber that protects in the UVA range. The sun’s UVA rays are constant throughout the year, so sunscreen must be worn on cloudy days and in the winter.

Over the course of your life, you should pay close attention to all parts of your skin. Familiarize yourself with it, so you’ll notice any changes that might occur, such as any change or development in a mole or skin growth that might indicate skin cancer. Whenever you have a question or concern, make sure you consult your Dr. Bassichis or your physician.

It is always our pleasure to take wonderful care of your facial heath at ADVANCED!

Beautifully yours,
Drs. Michelle and Benjamin Bassichis

Benjamin Bassichis MD FACS is a double board certified facial plastic surgeon in Dallas, Texas specializing exclusively in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures of the face. To learn more about Dr. Bassichis’ plastic surgery procedures please call 972.774.1777 to schedule your consultation.

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Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery Center
14755 Preston Road Ste 110 Dallas Texas, 75254