J. Kevin Duplechain, MD, FACS
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Lafayette, LA 70508
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J. Kevin Duplechain, MD, FACS Blog

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Do facelifts use threads?

Understanding the intricacies of today’s procedure options is vital for anyone considering a cosmetic change. For those exploring facelift options, it is common to ask whether facelifts involve the use of threads. Spoiler: they do not!  Below, we compare “thread lifts” to traditional “facelifts,” break down the process of a facelift, and explain the role …

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Woman at a med spa discussing filler touch up treatment with her injector

When is it time to touch up my filler?

Dermal fillers can make a significant difference in enhancing your natural beauty and confidence. In the months following your treatment, you might notice the initial “wow” factor of your results has gradually diminished, often making “touch-up” treatments necessary to maintain your look. At Laser Skincare of Louisiana, cosmetic surgeon Dr. Kevin Duplechain performs all injectable …

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Is 40 too young for a facelift? 

One of the most common questions patients ask Lafayette facelift surgeon Dr. J. Kevin Duplechain is whether they are the “right age” for a facelift. The answer is unique to each patient, but there are some advantages to getting a facelift earlier in life. Read on to learn when to consider a facelift and why …

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Dr. Duplechain Answers Your Breast Lift Questions

Are you one of the many women considering a breast lift to regain a more youthful, perky shape? We understand that embarking on this journey can be both exciting and nerve-wracking as you navigate the world of cosmetic surgery to find a surgeon and surgical plan that can safely give you the results you desire. …

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Picture Perfect: Prepping For a Portrait in Lafayette, Louisiana

Portrait photography is a powerful medium that allows us to freeze moments in time. Whether you're interested in celebrating a milestone event, updating your personal brand or professional image with headshots, or immortalizing the essence of your authentic self for years to come, documenting your best portrait is a major step.  Thankfully, Lafayette is full …

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Your Rhinoplasty Recovery Checklist

Rhinoplasty is considered to be a very safe procedure when performed by an experienced cosmetic surgeon like Dr. Kevin Duplechain, but like all cosmetic surgeries, the “nose job” comes with potential risks and complications. While your choice of surgeon will help you to have a safe surgery, you can also mitigate these risks by preparing …

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NuEra vs. Renuvion vs. Ultherapy skin tightening: Which treatment is best for me?

We often blame gravity for our wrinkles, but an even more significant factor is that the collagen and elastin in our skin eventually breaks down. These proteins give skin firmness and smoothness, and as they are depleted, we develop jowls, crepe-like skin texture, and a sagging brow.  New technologies take advantage of this scientific process …

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Woman smiling after liposuction body contouring and Renuvion skin tightening

Dr. Duplechain Shares His Favorite Ways to Tighten Skin & Level-Up Liposuction Results

Liposuction remains the procedure of choice to shape proportional and defined silhouettes. However, if you are considering liposuction, remember that fat removal is only half the battle: in many cases, liposuction can leave behind lax skin that may obscure your new shape.  Enter: Renuvion® skin tightening, a revolutionary procedure that uses advanced technology to tighten …

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Woman on a plane traveling to Lafayette for a deep plane facelift with Dr. Duplechain

Should I travel for a facelift?

Though it isn’t the same as “medical tourism,” traveling for surgery is nothing new. For years, patients have sought out some of the best doctors to have high profile surgeries like facelift or rhinoplasty. The recent marked increase in coverage of celebrity facelifts has driven the price of a deep plane facelift up significantly in …

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