Posts Tagged ‘ Youn Plastic Surgery ’

BIG News with GMO, Roundup, and Organic Foods

Big news about Monsanto, Roundup, and organic foods: A jury recently ordered Monsanto to pay $289 Million to an ill man who claims his cancer was caused by repeated exposures to the herbicide glyphosate, otherwise known as Roundup. They determined that the chemical company “acted with malice or oppression” in failing to warn him of […]


One Change To Your Diet That Can Change Your Life

Have you considered going gluten-free? If not, I encourage you to consider trying it. Going gluten-free is a recent health trend, but it’s also a must for people with sensitivities or an intolerance to the protein. It can cause anything from fatigue and skin rashes to gastrointestinal problems like malnutrition and malabsorption. I believe a […]


An Urgent Warning I Received This Week

In the past week, a task force which includes the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery issued an urgent warning to doctors regarding the number of deaths that have occurred in patients undergoing fat grafting to the buttocks, otherwise known as the Brazilian Butt Lift, or BBL. As […]


Some Exercise and Skin Tips

While exercise is important to fit into your life in general, it’s more important as you age because muscle mass and balance diminish as you get older. However, there are many great options for you to increase your strength, improve your balance, and stay in shape at any age. Here are just a few! Tai […]


Organic or Conventional – Why the Choice Matters

How important is it to buy and eat organic food? If given the choice (and if it’s affordable), then I always recommend eating organic. Here’s why: 1. Conventionally grown produce (much of which is genetically modified, or GMO) can be subjected to the chemical herbicide glyphosate (Roundup). In fact, GMO foods are specifically designed to tolerate […]


Hot Topics and New Treatments in Cosmetic Medicine

I’m writing you from my hotel room in New York City, where I’m attending the annual meeting for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. This is the meeting where plastic surgeons gather from around the country and the world to learn new techniques and get the latest scoop on exciting things to come. Thought […]


The 2018 Dirty Dozen – Buy These Organic If You Can

Have you heard of the Dirty Dozen? Every year since 2004, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) – a non-profit, non-partisan environmental organization – ranks the worst foods in regards to pesticide contamination. These are foods which you should consider purchasing organic instead of conventional. This year, for the third year in a row, strawberries topped the list […]


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 […]