Posts Tagged ‘ plastic surgery ’

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, […]


Don’t Believe the Hype!

I often get questions on social media regarding certain popular treatments that are promoted as the newest, best thing. While I’m all about giving my patients the absolute best and most state-of-the-art options in cosmetic medicine, there are a lot of treatments that are hyped up, only to disappear later. A recent read through the […]


What You Need to Know About Breast Implant Illness and My Opinion on BII

Breast Implant Illness, or BII, is one of the hottest topics in plastic surgery today. Breast implant illness refers to a constellation of symptoms that some women appear to develop after undergoing breast augmentation with implants. These symptoms include fatigue, muscle and joint pain, brain fog, fevers, rashes, and hair loss. Until recently, there have […]


Small Thoughts, Big Ideas For You

I’ve been spending a lot of time sharing my thoughts on my Instagram account. I thought I’d share some of my most popular posts with you today. I hope you enjoy them. Several years ago I was a regular columnist for CNN.com. My articles often went viral, with millions of people reading them. I was […]


Reverse Aging by Altering When You Eat

I’m sure you’ve heard of intermittent fasting (IF). This is a simple idea that WHEN you eat can be as important (or more important!) as WHAT you eat. Many people are finding that by eating for 8 hours and fasting for 16, they’re losing weight, having more energy, and even thinking more clearly. But did […]


Have you heard of this newest trend in skin care?

Have you heard of this one? Many skin care companies are now infusing CBD into their topical products! It’s become one of the hottest skin care ingredients today. So is it worth the hype? Or is it all just a cloud of smoke? CBD has been used successfully in the past as a topical pain […]


Five Plastic Surgery Secrets You Need To Know

I hope you’re staying warm! We are in the middle of quite a cold spell here in Michigan. This week I’ve compiled a number of plastic surgery secrets that I think you will find fascinating. These secrets may be hard to believe, but they’re true! Here they are… 1. Fat can get thicker after Coolsculpting – One […]


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 […]


Avoid This “Health Food”

There’s a belief that most everything ‘plant-based’ is good for you and good for your skin. Although whole plant foods are, in general, great for improving your skin and reducing aging, processed plant foods can be terrible for them. One good example is soy. When consumed in its natural form as edamame, it can be […]


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 […]