4 Ways to Tighten Skin & Contour Without Surgery

4 ways to tighten skin

If you’re like most people approaching “middle age,” your skin is not as tight as it used to be.  A once strong jaw lines gets a bit looser, single chins develop a twin, and those nicely defined abs seem like a distant memory. So what causes sagging, loose skin besides the aging process? Sun exposure, smoking, diets heavy in sugar …

New Year, New You!

January is a busy month for board-certified plastic surgeons. Part of the holiday boom can be attributed to New Year’s resolutions and the “New Year, New You” aspirations that naturally arise with a fresh start to the year. Facial rejuvenation treatments like Botox or dermal fillers are also popular Christmas stocking stuffers, so people are eager to get in right away to …

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 …

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 …

Cosmetic Surgery Dangers: Importance of Being Your Own Patient Advocate

A recent op-ed piece in the Guardian spotlights the growing demand for cosmetic surgery and the disastrous consequences faced by patients who take the plunge without performing their due diligence first. In her article, Ranjana Srivastava recounts the stories of uninformed patients who belatedly suffer the ramifications of their hasty decision to have ‘routine’ treatments to remove a mole, eradicate …

The Importance of an Expert Injector for Facial Rejuvenation

No one wants to leave their plastic surgeon’s office looking they’ve just had major work done, or worse yet – have altered their appearance in a non-flattering way. Dermal fillers and Botox can work wonders on aging and wrinkled skin, but they must be administered with caution and precision, making it paramount to choose your doctor carefully. When it comes to …

Best Treatments for Laugh Lines

Laugh lines are the facial creases that appear around the eyes and mouth as a result of frequent smiling or laughing. Also known as nasolabial folds and crow’s feet, those creases and wrinkles can make you look older than you feel. Fortunately, there are a number of options for treating laugh lines today, allowing you to choose the procedure that best …

How to Make Dermal Fillers Last Longer

Dermal fillers composed of hyaluronic acid have been the go-to treatment for fine lines, wrinkles and loss of facial volume. A few injections in key areas can radically diminish the appearance of laugh lines, deep forehead creases and sunken jowls. Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) underscore the popularity of this non-invasive facial rejuvenation treatment, with some 2.3 …

Sun Care Tips to Keep Aging at Bay

Everyone eagerly awaits the arrival of summer, and now that it is upon us, days spent lounging at the beach are a priority for many. However, the summer months can be particularly hard on the skin due to the potentially damaging effects of the sun. Those who do not take sufficient precautions or follow sound sun care practices may find …

Top 3 NYC Plastic Surgery Trends

While bigger breasts and sculpted bodies remain the two most common requests of plastic surgeons, medical advancements and cultural shifts have propelled other lesser-known procedures to the top of the list. Butt augmentation, labiaplasty and facial rejuvenation through fat injections are now more popular than ever, thanks in part to social media personalities like Kim Kardashian. Several surgeons spoke to …