Posts Tagged ‘ botox ’

Cosmetic Treatments in Young People

I’ve noticed a sharp uptick in the number of teens and young women calling and coming in to the office for consultations and treatments. As a general rule, at YPS we don’t see anyone under 18 for cosmetic procedures. But not all plastic surgeons agree with my policies. According to the Aesthetic Society, last year […]


Intermittent Fasting, Dangers of Fluoride, EMF, Blue Light, and more!

I recently returned from the annual Mindshare Summit, a gathering of 500 of the top holistic healthcare practitioners in the United States. This is where I’ve met such influential alternative health experts as Dr. Terry Wahls (internist who reversed her MS using the power of food), Dave Asprey (the founder of Bulletproof butter coffee) and […]


10 Holistic Plastic Surgery Predictions for 2018

2017 was an exciting time for holistic plastic surgery! Word spread across the country about the benefits of a whole-foods, plant-based diet to reverse disease and slow aging. New injectable fillers, like Restylane Defyne and Restylane Refyne, hit the market, giving doctors and patients even more options to turn back the clock. And non-invasive fat […]


Did You Know That Botox Can Do These Things?

Botox injections are the most popular cosmetic treatments in the world. While I’m sure you know that Botox is great for smoothing wrinkles, you might not know that it can do a WHOLE lot more. Here are some other fascinating things Botox can do: 1. Narrow a wide jaw – This treatment originated in Asia and is […]


Advice on Lunchtime Cosmetic Procedures

The statistics are in! Minimally-invasive procedures have become all the rage in plastic surgery today. Although I still perform a good amount of surgeries under general anesthesia (tummy tucks, facelifts, etc.), the number of non-invasive and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures has risen to dwarf the numbers of actual surgeries performed. According to the American Society for […]


Can Botox Injections Cure Your Blues?

This is an interesting article from the new Smart Beauty Guide: Two recent studies have shown that Botox injections can possibly alleviate symptoms of depression.  One study showed a 47% decrease in their subjects’ depressive symptoms.  The other study showed that 27% of subjects treated with Botox had significant improvement in their depression. So how […]


Miradry – A Permanent Solution to Excessive Armpit Sweating – Now At YOUN Plastic Surgery in Metro Detroit, Michigan!

I am really excited about the newest treatment we have at my office in Troy, Michigan. We’re now offering Miradry, the only FDA-approved, non-surgical solution to excessive underarm sweating, or hyperhidrosis. I’m actually the ONLY board-certified plastic surgeon in the entire state of Michigan to offer Miradry. So what’s the scoop with Miradry? The device […]


The Many Uses Of Botox

There is an interesting article in The Body Odd on NBCNews.com regarding the many uses of Botox.  We all know about Botox for wrinkles, but did you know that Botox can be used to treat many other problems?  Botox has been used successfully to treat plantar fasciitis, migraines, overactive bladder, bulky calves, and even for […]


FDA Warns Doctors Of Counterfeit Botox

I hope you had a nice Christmas!  Here is a story that came out the other day. The FDA has sent a warning letter to 350 medical practices who may have purchased counterfeit Botox from a Canadian supplier.  From NBC News.com: The Food and Drug Administration said in a letter sent last  month, a letter […]


Study Shows Botox Can Help Alleviate Depression?

There is an interesting study from the Journal of Psychiatric Research that claims that Botox can help alleviate depression.  Is this true? From the RealSelf.com blog: The 16-week study appeared in the Journal of Psychiatric Research earlier this year and reported that the face’s inability to register emotion post-Botox may help those with treatment resistant […]