Interview with Dr. Miramontes
Q: How would you describe yourself as a facial plastic surgeon?
Dr. Miramontes: I have natural talent.
Q: What benefits would a person have choosing you for their facial rejuvenation procedure over another surgeon?
Dr. Miramontes: My goal is to “put back ” or reposition the soft tissue to the correct position from the deep support structures. This is opposed to adding fillers for volume as over time these injections are very destructive to the face leaving an unnatural, different appearance that oftentimes is more round, with less definition.
Q: How does your training and experience differ from the vast majority of cosmetic surgeons?
Dr. Miramontes: I was trained by the best cosmetic surgeon in the world for facelifts in the SMAS technique.
Q: Dr. Miramontes, our readers understand that you trained and worked alongside Dr. Bruce Connell in California for many years, but if you had to take away one thing from his mentorship what would that be?
Dr. Miramontes: I learned many things, not just one. Honesty, always be honest, “no” be able to say, “no,” responsibility, if I commit to surgery then I have the responsibility to do the best for my patients (if I say, yes), do not prioritize time over your patients needs because time is not the priority, and make the best diagnosis for my patients since I am a talented and experienced plastic surgeon.
Q: Dr. Miramontes, out of all the plastic surgeons in the world, why do you think Dr. Bruce Connell, chose you to perform his very own facelift?
Dr. Miramontes: Because Dr. Connell saw natural talent in me. He use to say to me, “You don’t know the talent you have inside of you now but one day you will see.” He was right, as I now know that I am a highly skilled surgeon because of my training and I am very talented. (Dr. Miramontes smiles.)