Cosmetic Injectables: Fact or Fiction?

The popularity of cosmetic injectables has skyrocketed over the years, but unfortunately, plenty of misconceptions linger. Your best source of reliable and credible information about cosmetic injectables is a plastic surgeon. In New York City, individuals who are curious about cosmetic injectables visit Dr. B. Aviva Preminger, who is renowned for her technical skills and artistry. Fiction: Botox causes “face …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

Selfie Boom Drives Demand for Lip Augmentation

There’s no denying that we live in an era influenced by social media and the instant gratification of sharing selfies with the world. But are selfies — which may inadvertently show wrinkles or the beginnings of a sagging jaw line — driving a self-perceived need for plastic surgery? According to a survey conducted by the online community RealSelf, the answer …