Posts Tagged ‘ Cosmetic Treatments ’

The Real Truth About Hormones

For many health practitioners and patients, hormones are a big mystery. Is it normal to feel fatigued, take a long time to fall asleep, have stubborn weight gain, and look tired all the time? No! I often hear from my patients who tell me that because their labs are normal, their doctors tell them they’re […]


Clearing Up Confusion

I often get messages on Instagram asking me, “What is the difference between X and Y?” So this week I’ve decided to clear up some confusing terms and treatments. Do you know the difference between a sun spot and an age spot? What about Fraxel and fractional lasers? How about BBL and IPL? Let’s clear things up, […]


The Top 5 Best Cosmetic Bangs for the Buck

It’s a question I get asked every day, “What is the biggest bang for my cosmetic buck?” There are so many options out there, which do you choose? I’ve compiled my list of the Top 5 Cosmetic Bangs for the Buck. Here they are: 5. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) – Do you have sun and age spots […]


What You Must Know About Injectable Fillers

Injectable fillers are the second most popular cosmetic treatment, after Botox. But with the plethora of fillers out there, how are you to know which one is the best for which area? Here are some tips. Feel free to print this out and bring it to your next injectable filler appointment! Lips: There are a […]


My 2019 Holistic Plastic Surgery Predictions!

It’s almost 2019, so I thought this would be a good time to gather my thoughts and give you the inside scoop on what I predict is in store for us next year! So here are my Holistic Plastic Surgery Predictions for 2019. 7. Skin care will become simpler. The mecca of overdone skin care, South Korea, is […]


The Most Cost-Effective Age-Reversing Treatment

Looking younger can be expensive. I get it. Botox and fillers can cost $500 or more per session. Laser treatments can cost in the several thousands of dollars. And surgery is much more. So what is the most cost-effective, in-office treatment that actually works to turn back aging? Microneedling. Simply put, this treatment uses a […]


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 […]


Cosmetic Treatments Everyone Is Getting

The numbers are in! The annual cosmetic surgery statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery have been recently released and reveal some interesting findings. The procedure with the most growth in 2017 was micro-ablative laser resurfacing – otherwise known as fractional laser treatments. These lasers are used to tighten, smooth, and overall rejuvenate the skin. The […]