Posts Tagged ‘ plastic surgery ’

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 […]


How To Look Younger NOW

Sometimes we want to see changes now. Although I believe the best way to turn back the clock and get the glowing, youthful skin you want is through good skin care and non-invasive in-office treatments, there are a number of things you can do to make your skin look younger immediately. Now, I should preface […]


Lady Gaga, Jimmy Buffett, and Billy Joel?

Confession. I listen to Lady Gaga in the operating room. Contrary to popular belief, the operating room is not a quiet, intense place where all you hear is the beeping of the anesthesia machine and an occasional grunt from the surgeon. Most ORs are filled with music – classical, country, pop, rock, heavy metal, even […]


Holistic Cellulite Solutions

Cellulite is a problem that plagues the vast majority of women and quite a few men. Surveys reveal that nearly 90 percent of women and 10 percent of men have cellulite. So what exactly is cellulite? Put simply, cellulite is a combination of dimpling, loose skin, and swollen fat pockets that most commonly occur on […]


What Is Your Body Trying To Tell You?

One of my physician colleagues calls the skin our “Magic Mirror.” The largest organ of our body, it often gives us clues to underlying medical conditions even before they arise. In this email, I’d like to inform you of four clues in your skin that may be a sign that your body is trying to […]


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 […]


Did You Know Smoking Can Make Nipples Fall Off?

I cringe every time I see a patient for a breast lift who is a smoker. I’m deathly afraid that despite my warnings, she will smoke before or after surgery and cause her nipples to turn black and fall off. Yes. Smokers who undergo breast lifts are at great risk of losing their nipples. The […]


Let’s Clear Up Cosmetic Confusion!

I often get messages on my Facebook page asking me, “What is the difference between X and Y?” So in this week’s e-newsletter, 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? […]


Five Tips To Get The Best Skin Ever

Have you been to Sephora or Macy’s lately? There are literally hundreds of skin care products that promise to smooth wrinkles, tighten skin, and lighten dark spots. But how is one to know which products to buy? Although I can’t answer that in one short email, here are five tips to help you get started. […]


Why doctors fall asleep while treating you

Confession: I’ve fallen asleep while operating on patients. And I’m sure I’m not the only one. No, I’ve never passed out and face-planted into a patient’s open belly. Nor have I fallen asleep in the operating room as a plastic surgeon in practice. But as a resident, I performed the dreaded head-bob several times. Here […]