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 …

FDA Approves New Juvederm Vollure XC Filler

Americans looking to turn back the clock to a more youthful appearance have yet another tool in their arsenal as of this month. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new hyaluronic acid dermal filler manufactured by Allergan. Juvederm Vollure XC has been approved in Europe since 2013 (under the name Juvederm Volift), but will now be available to …

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 …

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 …

Dr. Preminger Discusses Initiative Projects at 2016 Plastic Surgery: The Meeting

This year’s Plastic Surgery: The Meeting conference was a huge success, bringing together thousands of the world’s leading plastic and reconstructive surgeons. The annual event, which is organized by The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), enables doctors from more than 50 countries to share their latest research on surgical techniques, breakthrough products and emerging trends within the industry. “These annual gatherings …

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. …