4 Ways to Get Ready for Beach Season

bathing suit season

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of self-confidence during swimsuit season. But if you’re not quite ready to slip into a bikini yet, don’t sweat it. There are several cosmetic enhancement options that can help you get ready for beach season without going through a lengthy recovery time. However, it’s important to choose a plastic surgeon who is committed to …

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 …

Dr. Preminger Quoted in New Beauty Magazine

B. Aviva Preminger MD

2017 ushers in a new chapter to healthier, happier living. For many, January marks the start of better eating habits, regular workouts at the gym, and attempts to drop that stubborn holiday weight. Remember when sticking to New Year’s resolutions to get fit was easy?  A couple months of clean eating and intense cardio were enough to kick-start your trim-down …

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 …

Bra Roll Reduction Enhances Silhouette and Confidence

Many women who suffer from unwanted back rolls may not realize that a simple procedure can reduce the fat in the upper back and greatly improve the look of the bra line. Body sculpting procedures can lead to a trimmer silhouette and improved confidence. A bra line roll can emerge at any age but aging exacerbates it. The roll keeps many women …

Female Plastic Surgeons Underrepresented in Leadership Roles

Women comprise roughly half of all graduates of medical schools. However, they are still underrepresented in the plastic surgery field in general and leadership roles in particular, according to a new paper that was published in the September 2016 issue of “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,” which is the medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The paper …

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 …

How to Get Rid of Cellulite Before Beach Season

Ninety percent of women have cellulite – the #1 “beauty bummer”, according to Fitness Magazine. Their readers rate cellulite worse than acne, frizzy hair and wrinkles. More than half of women admit that they’ve worn clothing over their bathing suits to hide it. What is cellulite? “Cellulite is basically fat pushing out of your connective tissue matrix, just below the …

Effective Solutions for Eliminating Bra Line Bulges

Girl in bra (top only)

For many women, battling the bulge involves much more than watching the waistline. In fact, it can be very difficult to deal with bulges above or below the bra strap through diet and exercise alone, given that these unsightly “rolls” may be comprised of both excess fat and excess skin. While camouflaging the area with bulky clothing is a short-term …

Best Ways to Sculpt Your Body

Exciting new technologies offer more options than ever for those who are looking to sculpt their bodies without invasive surgery. Plastic surgery offices have been embracing techniques like Smart Lipo, CoolSculpting, and Kybella to rid patients of stubborn fat in problem areas like the hips, abdomen, thighs, and arms. Imagine a more toned, sleek figure in just days – without scars …