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This isn’t just about a procedure. It’s about a shared mindset. Like her patients, Dr. Archer is a firm believer in self-care. The better you treat yourself, the more confident you feel. Applying this fundamental approach to every enhancement she makes, Dr. Archer helps patients realize the versions of themselves they truly deserve.

Dr. Archer is a frequent presenter at national conferences and symposia highlighting advances in cosmetic surgery. She is regularly published in peer-reviewed journals, and shares her insights with patients and peers through her blog, Modern Beauty: Art x Science.

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The (New) Beauty Resolutions

I love new beginnings, like the clean slate of January. I’m more about year-round solutions than new-year resolutions

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Notes from a Makeup Artist: The Light Touch

The Light Touch Miriam Robstad has applied makeup for celebrities and models who appear in the pages of top fashion magazines

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The Estrogen Effect

Counteracting the Havoc of Hormones on Skin It happens like clockwork (literally)

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Explore Dr. Archer’s eBooks

Archer Facial Plastic Surgery: Complete Face eBook

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Dr. Archer and Beautiful Aging

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Making the Decision for Facial Plastic Surgery

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Important Instructions for Before and After Facial Plastic Surgery

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Discover Dr. Archer’s Research



  • Archer KA. Emerging Trends in Facial Plastic Surgery: The Facial Plastic Surgeon and radiofrequency/microneedling.
  • Facial Plastic Times. Manuscript accepted.
  • Archer KA. Research and Development in the Neurotoxin Marketplace. Facial Plastic Times. March. 2019;40(2):8.
  • Archer KA. Women in Facial Plastic Surgery: The New 60: Listening to the Vivacious Modern Woman. Facial Plastic Times. January/February 2019;40(1);4.
  • Archer KA. Face to Face Update: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 2017. Facial Plastic Times. August 2018;39(6):4.
  • Archer KA. Emerging Trends in Facial Plastic Surgery: Silhouette Instalift™. Facial Plastic Times. May/June 2018;39(4):6.
  • Archer KA. Face to Face: New Frontiers in Vietnam. Facial Plastic Times. January/February 2015;36(1):10.


  • Archer KA. Cutaneous anatomy. OTOsource AAO-HNS and AAFPRS. 2018.
  • Archer KA. Benign non-pigmented lesions. OTOsource AAO-HNS and AAFPRS. 2019. Manuscript accepted.


  • Archer KA, Carniol P. Pre- and Post-Operative Care for Interventional Skin Rejuvenation. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2019. Manuscript submitted.
  • Archer KA, Carniol P. Diode laser and fractional laser innovations. Facial Plast Surg. 2019;35(3):248-255.
  • Archer KA, Garcia RE. Silhouette Instalift: Benefits to a facial plastic surgery practice. Facial Plast Surg. Clin North Am. Aug 2019;27(3):341-353.
  • Archer KA, Perkins SW. Surgical outcomes of upper blepharoplasty with anterior plication ptosis repair under general anesthesia in Facial Plastic Surgery private practice. Am J Cosmet Surg. 2018;35(4):183-188.
  • Archer KA, Perkins SW. Skin Resurfacing in Combination with Facelift Surgery. Facial Plast Surg 2017;33(3):299–310.
  • Schroeder II RJ, Archer K, Kellman R, Suryadevara A. Outcomes of Manual Reduction vs Arch Bars for Mandibular Angle Fractures. Arch Otolaryngol Rhinol. 2016;2(1):70-73.
  • Archer KA, Marrinan E, Stearns S, Tatum SA. Uvular malformation in the presence of deformational plagiocephaly. J Craniofac Surg. 2015 May;26(3):836-839.
  • Archer KA, Winters R, Tatum SA. Progressive left periorbital swelling. JAMA Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 2015;141(5):483-484.
  • Archer KA, Goyal P, Mortelliti AJ. Nasal obstruction and epistaxis. JAMA Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 2015;141(5):479-480.


  • Archer KA. Rhinoplasty. Rhinoplasty Archives. 2019. Eds Pietro Palma, Roxana Cobo, Chih-wen Twu, Daniel Becker. Manuscript preparation.
  • Archer KA. Facial Anatomy. Avoiding and Managing Complications of Minimally Invasive Facial Plastic Surgery, eds. Mathew Avram, MD and Jeremy Brauer, MD (Thieme, 2018). Manuscript accepted.
  • Archer KA, Perkins SW. The Extended SMAS Facelift. Expert Techniques in Facial Plastic Surgery: An Analytical Approach to Face and Neck Lifts Surgery, eds. Minas Constantinides, MD and Regan Thomas, MD; (JP Brothers Medical Publishers, 2017). Manuscript accepted.
  • Archer KA. Skin resurfacing: lasers. Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Concepts, Questions, Answers. JP Medical Publishers, published 6/30/2016.

Recent Presentations & Lectures

Research Presentations

  • Archer KA, Perkins SW. Ptosis repair and its role in cosmetic eyelid surgery. Oral Presentation, AAFPRS Fall Meeting, 2017, Phoenix, AZ
  • Archer KA, Kellman R, Suryadevara A. The effect of arch bars on mandibular angle fracture outcomes: a 12-year review. Oral Presentation, 11th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery, 2014, New York, NY
  • Archer KA, Darling A, Ferrone D, Kellman R. State of art biomechanical simulation and study of maxillofacial trauma. Poster Presentation, The Triological Society Annual Meeting, 2014, Las Vegas, NV
  • Archer KA, Kopp R, Goyal P, Kellman R, Suryadevara A. Comparison of complication rates with and without arch bar use in treatment of mandible fractures. Oral Presentation, AAO-HNS, 2013, Vancouver, BC
  • Archer KA, Marrinan E, Tatum SA. Gingivoperiosteoplasty and the need for alveolar bone grafting in patients with complete cleft lip and palate. Oral Presentation, AAFPRS/COSM, 2013, Orlando, FL
  • Archer KA, Marrinan E, Stearns S, Tatum SA. Bifid uvula in the presence of deformational plagiocephaly. Oral Presentation, AAFPRS/COSM, 2012, San Diego, CA. 1st place in AAFPRS Oral Presentation category
  • Archer KA, Tatum SA. Rare forehead lymphangioma: a diagnostic and surgical challenge. Poster Presentation, SENTAC, 2012, Charleston, SC

National and International Lectures

  • AAFPRS Advances in Rhinoplasty Invited Cadaver Lab Instructor, May 2020
  • Silhouette InstaliftTM 6th Biennial Caribbean Facial Plastic Surgery Update, Georgetown, Grand Cayman, January 2020
  • Facelift No.3 8th World Congress on Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery, Rome, Italy; November 2019
  • Septal Extension Graft Advances in Rhinoplasty Meeting, Orlando, FL; April 2019
  • Silhouette InstaliftTM AAFPRS Fall Meeting, Phoenix, AZ; October 2017
  • How to Minimize Risks and Complications of Rhytidectomy American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery FACE TO FACE, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, ENT Hospital, 2017
  • Browlift Techniques American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery FACE TO FACE, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, ENT Hospital, 2017
  • Orthognathic Surgery: Cephalometrics and Congenital Anomalies Grand Rounds, University of Indiana Otolaryngology, October 2015
  • Patient-Reported Outcomes in Facial Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, SUNY Upstate Otolaryngology, February 2015
  • Periorbital Anatomy of the Asian Eye American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery FACE TO FACE, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Cho Ray Hospital and ENT Hospital, 2014