Giving the Gift of Plastic Surgery: Essential Dos and Don’ts

In the hands of a skilled surgeon, plastic surgery is a transformative experience that can restore a person’s self-confidence, self-image, and esteem. But many people are hesitant to make this investment for themselves, no matter how much they may desire it. If your significant other has been expressing a strong desire for cosmetic enhancements or surgical reconstruction, the holidays are …

Get Glowing Skin for the Holidays

Everyone wants to look their best during the holiday season as they attend parties and gatherings with colleagues, friends and family. Thanksgiving is just around the corner, leaving many to wonder if it’s too late to take care of those sun spots, jowly chins, marionette lines and other markers of age.  Fortunately, there are many skin rejuvenating procedures that are …

Eyes are the Window to the Soul

You are probably familiar with the old adage “the eyes are the window to the soul.”  It is said that the eyes convey a person’s intentions, emotions and inner spirit to others, but they can also communicate a lifetime of sun worship, heavy smoking and even drinking. Because the eyes are one of your first features to show signs of …

Xeomin Now Available as Part of “Daddy Do Over”

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Magazines and news outlets have popularized the idea of a “Daddy Do-Over”, the masculine counterpart to a Mommy Makeover. What starts as sympathy eating during a mom-to-be’s pregnancy can quickly turn into interrupted sleep while taking turns on baby duty. Later, school activities replace personal workout times, and — all the while– dad gets older and no longer springs back into shape …

5 Things to Consider Before Cosmetic Surgery

Botox, breast enhancement, lip augmentation and other cosmetic procedures are on the rise, according to recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. In 2015, 12.5 million patients had “minimally invasive” treatments and another 1.4 million patients had plastic surgery. For anyone who is contemplating getting a nip and tuck, or perhaps some subtle facial rejuvenation, there are some important …

Young Women Seek Plastic Surgery for Increased Confidence, Says Survey

We all know that a tummy tuck flattens the stomach, Botox erases wrinkles and liposuction eliminates stubborn fat, but what about the intrinsic benefits of plastic surgery? According to a recent survey by Allergan, more female patients are seeking cosmetic enhancements to plump up their confidence, not just their pout. The plastic surgery survey was one of the largest ever …

5 Tips to Enhance Your Online Dating Profile

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According to some estimates, up to 30 percent of Americans have used online dating as a means to find love. Sites like eHarmony and Lovestruck can help singles target compatible partners based on everything from music preferences and education to mutual interests and location. For many busy professionals who find it difficult meeting a mate in their day-to-day life, online dating …

Achieving Lip Fullness with Juvederm

An exciting new product will soon be joining the Juvederm family. Juvederm Volbella XC has just received FDA approval and is expected to be available to patients as early as October 2016. Juvederm is already well known for its suite of dermal fillers for the temporary correction of lines and wrinkles of the face. Now, the makers of Juvederm, Allergan, …

There’s No Shame in “Brotox”

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Imagine looking years younger without going under the knife. Women have been tapping into the ‘fountain of youth’ for years, and now legions of men are joining the ranks of Botox aficionados. For many guys who are getting Botox (playfully dubbed ‘Brotox’) to regain a healthy, youthful appearance, maintaining an edge in an increasingly competitive workplace is the motivating factor. …

Bethenny Frankel Admits to Having Botox Jaw Reduction

A square jawline is an admirable feature for most guys, but women tend to prefer a softer, more feminine contour. In the past, plastic surgery was the only way to effectively address this issue, but times have changed and Botox has proven to be an excellent solution. When injected into key muscles, Botox relaxes enlarged masseter muscles, giving a rounder, …