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Mehdi Balakhani, D.D.S., M.D., F.A.C.S. is Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Christiana Care Systems and Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at St. Francis Hospital, Wilmington, Delaware. He has been selected by nurses and his peers as a top doctor in Delaware since 1992. Dr. Balakhani is Board Certified in both Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery since 1983. He has contributed more than 20 cosmetic surgery instructional exhibits to the Medical Society of Delaware over the past 20 years. He has provided more than 200 educational seminars for public education in the field of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.


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Cosmetic Procedures for Delaware Wedding Season

Wedding Season is upon us and whether you are a bride, groom, or wedding guest we understand that you want to look your best for this very special occasion.

Here is our quick and easy guide to cosmetic plastic surgery treatments, perfect for looking your best this wedding season.

Chemical Peel for Skin Resurfacing

A chemical solution peel tailored to your personal needs ranging from light to more aggressive. Works to smooth the texture of your skin by removing the damaged outer layers.

Target areas: Face, neck, upper chest, arms, hands

  • Acne, acne scars
  • Age and liver sports
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Freckles
  • Irregular skin pigmentation
  • Rough skin and scaly patches
  • Scars
  • Sun-damaged skin

When to come in: Up to three months before wedding

Microdermabrasion for Glowing, Smooth and Radiant Complexion

Gently sands your skin, removing the thicker, uneven outer layer. This type of skin rejuvenation is used to treat light scarring, discoloration, sun damage, and stretch marks. Microdermabrasion also helps to thicken your collagen giving you a younger looking complexion and radiant results.

Target areas: Face, neck, upper chest, arms, hands, stretch marks

  • Age spots
  • Black heads
  • Improve hyperpigmentation
  • Exfoliate your skin to look refreshed and restore your natural glow
  • Lessen appearance of stretch marks
  • Reduce fine wrinkles
  • Reduce of eliminate enlarged pores
  • Treat acne and the scars left by acne

When to come in: Three to four days before wedding

Botox Cosmetic for Facial Rejuvenation

For a non-surgical alternative to the facelift/brow lift, Botox is the most popular way to reduce facial wrinkles and even minimally lift brows. It can be combined with other cosmetic skin procedures such as chemical peels, dermal fillers, or microdermabrasion to further improve your results.

Target areas: Forehead, glabella, and neck

  • Frown lines
  • Crows feet
  • Forehead furrows
  • Skin bands on the neck
  • Drooping brows

When to come in: Three weeks before wedding

Juvederm Filler to Smooth and Enhance Facial Features

If you want to reduce facial wrinkles and lines, smooth skin, or want fuller lips, with Juvederm the possibilities are endless. When injected, it acts as a cushion to support facial structures and tissues that are lacking in volumes or elasticity. It also brings water to the surface of skin to keep it looking fresh and supple. You will have a smoother, more youthful appearance instantly.

Target areas: Lips, mouth, eyes, forehead, cheeks, scars, and more

  • Lines/wrinkles around mouth, eyes or forehead
  • Enhance volume to cheeks, jaw line or lips
  • Scars and depressions in skin resulting from acne, injury or congenital deficiencies
  • Nasolabial lines

When to come in: Two to three weeks before wedding

Latisse for Long Lashes

Grow eyelashes longer, fuller and darker. If you want to avoid using fake lashes, but still want your eyes to dazzle this wedding season, gown your own lashes with Latisse. Longer, fuller lashes will emphasize and frame your eyes making you look younger, refreshed and beautiful.

Target area: Eyelashes

  • Eyelash length
  • Eyelash thickness
  • Eyelash fullness
  • Eyelash pigmentation
  • If you use false lashes or eyelash extensions

When to come in: Fourteen to Sixteen weeks before wedding for full results.

Skin Care Treatments for Perfect Skin

Medical skin care systems such as Obagi that you can use at home in conjunction with Jane Iredale Skin Care Makeup (if necessary) will give you results like no other products on the market. Beautiful, clear skin glows leaving you looking fresh and youthful. You will never go back to your old skin care routine again. You may also choose to kick start you skin care with a facial, backcial, or microdermabrasion treatment for faster results.

Target areas: Facial skin, décolletage and more

  • All skin types
  • Acne
  • Clogged pores and pore size
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Rough skin
  • Anti-aging
  • Redness
  • Skin laxity
  • Sallowness
  • Freckles
  • Dull, uneven skin texture and skin tone
  • Loss of radiance

When to come in: Three to Four months before wedding

We hope you find this non-surgical aesthetic guide helpful this wedding season. For any questions or scheduling needs, please feel free to call our office at 302-368-8900 or email us at

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