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 …

Do Your Lips Need a Lift?

You’ve probably already heard of face lifts, breast lifts, and butt lifts. You may have even contemplated undergoing a thigh lift or an arm lift. But what about your lips? The lips are a focal point of the face and are widely considered to be highly sensual, so it’s only natural to consider improving their appearance. A lip lift may …

Is There An Optimal Age for Plastic Surgery?

Most of us understand the tremendous power of cosmetic procedures to produce incredible transformations both in personal appearance and overall self esteem. Perhaps we have seen the impact in someone we love who has taken the initiative to improve their outward image as well as their mental and emotional perspective on life. However, it is common for prospective patients to …

Can’t-Miss Cosmetic Solutions for the Neck and Chin

A well-defined neckline and chin lends balance to the face and creates a pleasing profile. For some people who feel they have a “weak chin” or the polar opposite – a double chin – Manhattan plastic surgeon Dr. B. Aviva Preminger has several effective solutions. Chin augmentation enhances the shape and profile of the chin, delivering outstanding results that are …

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 …

Kybella- Sculpt the Chin without Plastic Surgery

Soon, people may be able to sculpt a double chin into a more attractive facial profile without surgery or downtime. The FDA recently approved an injectable solution known as Kybella, used to eliminate pockets of fat under the chin, known as submental fat. Patients may be able to get Kybella in NYC as soon as next month. For some patients, …