Best Treatments for Getting Rid of “Saddlebags”

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Some women are genetically predisposed to store extra fat in the outer thigh area. Commonly known as “saddlebags,” these bulges can actually make the top of the thighs look wider than the hips, giving a distinctive pear-shaped figure. If you have prominent saddlebags and are wondering about the best options for reducing these stubborn fat deposits, there are two minimally-invasive …

Would Plastic Surgery Make a Good Graduation Gift?

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Forget the new car—the hot new graduation gift is plastic surgery. College graduates, and perhaps to a lesser extent, high school graduates, have increasingly been receiving a visit to the plastic surgery office as a reward for their academic accomplishments. Cosmetic enhancements can make an ideal graduation gift, since it may take some time to recover, depending on the surgery. …

Financing Cosmetic Surgery with Your Tax Refund

During 2016, Americans spent about $16 billion on cosmetic surgeries and enhancements. It’s quite likely that even more Americans wanted to invest in cosmetic surgery, but weren’t sure they could afford it. Since it’s usually considered an elective procedure, cosmetic surgery isn’t often covered by health insurance. But if you have your heart set on improving your looks, tax refund …

Importance of Choosing a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Whether you’re considering Botox injections or a tummy tuck, there are many important decisions when selecting a plastic surgeon. To reduce the risk of experiencing complications or an unfavorable outcome, it’s crucial to find a doctor who is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). Board certification signals that the surgeon has met several demanding requirements, has …

Cosmetic Procedures Are Increasingly Popular Among Millennials

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Botox, dermal fillers, and more extensive treatments like facelifts have long been prized by older adults for their ability to turn back the clock. But increasingly, plastic surgeons are seeing patients who are too young to worry about crow’s feet and sagging necks. Millennials are fueling the surge in minimally invasive cosmetic treatments in the U.S. Botox is becoming particularly …

Facelifts and Fat Transfers Rising in Popularity

The American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) periodically releases statistics on the numbers of each type of cosmetic surgery that patients in the U.S. have. The latest data reflect a rising demand for autologous fat transfers to sculpt the body and facelifts to turn back the clock. In 2016, the ASPS reported that cosmetic surgeons in the U.S. performed 17.1 …

Dr. Preminger Selected as Castle Connolly “Top Doctor”

For the second consecutive year, Manhattan plastic surgeon Dr. B. Aviva Preminger has been selected as one of the nation’s “Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for her qualifications and expertise in the field of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Castle Connolly, a highly respected health research firm, has been America’s most trusted source for identifying the best doctors in …

Instagram Inspires Plastic Surgery Trends

The results of a recent survey conducted by the American Academy of Facial & Plastic Surgery hints at the power of social media to influence major life decisions. According to more than 40 percent of surgeons polled, one of the biggest reasons patients cite for getting cosmetic enhancements is to take better selfies and look flawless on Facebook, Instagram and …

Fixing Nose Job Problems with Corrective Rhinoplasty

Too big or too small, too asymmetrical or too bumpy. These are some of the most common complaints people have about their noses. The good news is that rhinoplasty can fix all of these problems, leaving you wondering why you didn’t have this plastic surgery sooner. But unfortunately, some people are still dissatisfied with the appearance of their noses after …

How Does Age Perception Impact Facial Plastic Surgery?

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A recent study shows that some plastic surgeons have the ability to accurately estimate a patient’s age by analyzing only a photograph. The study is noted for addressing “an issue that is important to facial plastic surgeons and reveals how the results of rejuvenation procedures can be assessed.” Plastic surgery study prompted by lack of scientific tools The JAMA Network …