Posts Tagged ‘ plastic surgeon ’

What’s Hot in Cosmetic Medicine Today

It’s been a heck of a week. I considered not posting this week, given everything going on in our country, but thought it might be nice to take a small break from the news. I’m praying for peace, dialogue, a greater understanding, and reconciliation as so many people in our country are hurting in many […]


Don’t Put These In Your Mouth!

There are certain things that you should never put in your mouth! If you do, you could be risking more than you bargained for in terms of your health. Here are four things you should avoid putting in your mouth. Just don’t do it! Fat Free Salad Dressing: You might find this hard to believe, but […]


Hope and Faith

Wow, what a difference a week makes. As I write this I’m sitting in an empty office between virtual consultations. The hospitals have halted all non-essential surgeries, all but one of my employees have been sent home to protect themselves, and the question of how long this will last weighs heavily on my mind. But […]


Keto vs. Paleo vs. Plant-Based – What is the Best Diet?

What is the best, healthiest diet for you? This question is fiercely debated amongst the most knowledgeable nutritionists and physicians, without one clear winner. In this newsletter, I’d like to offer you my thoughts on some of the most popular diets in the United States (and around the world): 1. Standard American Diet (SAD Diet) – […]


Dirty Little Secrets

Plastic surgeons have their dirty little secrets, and this week I’m going to share some of them with you! Here are my top five dirty little secrets plastic surgeons don’t want you to know. 5. Your doctor may not do all your suturing. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Many plastic surgeons employ the use of […]


Simple way to lose pounds quickly AND look younger!

Happy New Year! This week I thought I’d give you a heads up about a simple and effective way to lose the pounds you may have gained over the holidays AND improve your skin and health. It’s called the Prolon Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD), and it’s a very effective way to lose 5 lbs or more […]


Simple Tips to Clear Up Your Skin

Dear Karin, Do you have issues with adult acne? If so, you are not alone! In this week’s blog, I’ve compiled seven simple tips to help reduce your acne and clear up your skin. 1. Avoid Harsh Astringents – We tend to think that the solution to acne is to remove all the oil from our faces, […]


Avoid These At All Costs!

What’s good for us, and what’s bad? In this week’s blog, I thought I’d let you in on some of the bad. Here are some foods and treatments that I recommend you stay away from at all costs. Food: Vegetable Oils such as soybean oil, corn oil, and canola oil– These oils have high levels of […]


FAT – What you need to know

Are you as sad as I am that summer is over? My kids started school this week, so we’re definitely on the threshold of Autumn! In this post I’d love to share with you the skinny on FAT. Yes, fat in your diet isn’t necessarily bad for you. In fact, certain fats are good for […]


My Big Announcement

I can’t believe it’s almost here. I’ve spent the past five years writing and re-writing my story, the story that took place after my first book, “In Stitches,” ended. “Playing God: The Evolution of a Modern Surgeon” is a page-turning, humorous, and moving look at my journey through general and plastic surgery residency, a Beverly Hills cosmetic fellowship, and starting my own practice as a […]