Posts Tagged ‘ Cosmetic Treatments ’

What Do 90% of Women Have, But Only 10% of Men?

It’s still summer, so cellulite is still on the minds of many women (and some men!) With that in mind, I thought I’d write a blog post about how to holistically treat this common issue. Surveys reveal that nearly 90% of women and 10% of men have cellulite. So what exactly is cellulite? Put simply, […]


The Latest News in Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Medicine

There has been a lot of news in plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine recently. Here are some things that you really need to know! 1. The FDA has issued a recall of Allergan Biocell textured (Style 410 and 468) breast implants. These implants have been determined to have a higher risk of ALCL (anaplastic large cell lymphoma) […]


Stay Away from These Treatments

The newest, most talked-about procedures in plastic surgery aren’t necessarily the best. I’ve been reminded about it lately from several patients who’ve had complications or “near-misses” from other doctors. So here are some of the hottest procedures in cosmetic surgery today… and why you should definitely avoid them. 1. The Lip Lift – There is a trend […]


Surprising Things Botox Can Do For You

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 […]


The Latest Hot Treatments in Plastic Surgery

I hope you had a nice Memorial Day! I spent the weekend with some old friends at our new lake home in Brighton, Michigan. It was relaxing, but also a lot of learning (such as how to prevent geese from pooping on the beach, get a seadoo running, and tie nautical knots). In addition to […]


This Is What You Should Eat

Keto. Paleo. Vegetarian. Vegan. Mediterranean. There is a lot of debate among nutritionists, dieticians, and physicians about which diet is best for your health. Should you eat meat? What about bread? Is dairy bad for you? What types of fat should you eat? Like the vast majority of doctors, I wasn’t taught anything about nutrition […]


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 […]