Category Archives: Plastic Surgery News

Natural Solutions for Sunburn and Thinning Hair in Women

It happens – we’re so busy we forget to wear sunscreen or re-apply it throughout the day, and our skin becomes sunburned. It’s painful, itchy, dry, and we want relief from it all as fast as possible. Instead of reaching for medication or cream full of chemicals that might cause more damage to the skin, […]

  • Posted on: Jun 5 2018
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5 Things Never To Use On Your Face… And A New Way To Tighten Skin!

When it comes to skin care, we all have our favorite products and at-home remedies passed down by family members. However, some of the products you’re using on the skin of your face may be causing more harm than good! Here are five commonly used products that should never be used on your face, and […]

  • Posted on: May 23 2018
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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 […]

  • Posted on: May 16 2018
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Try These Natural Remedies for Stress… And All About Energy Healing!

Do you get stressed out? I know I do, and a lot of my patients do as well. I’ve always been disheartened by how many of my new patients are on anti-anxiety medications. Some of these medications are addictive, like benzodiazepines, and can be dangerous when combined with alcohol and other prescription drugs. So do […]

  • Posted on: May 9 2018
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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 […]

  • Posted on: May 2 2018
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Probiotics, the microbiome, and your skin. And the jack-of-all-trades surgeon?

I once worked with a plastic surgeon, let’s call him Dr. Saul, who performed cleft lip and palate repairs, face-lifts, breast reconstruction after mastectomy, and even complex repairs of tendons in the hands and fingers. His practice wasn’t very busy, so he performed some of these procedures only once every few months. While the breadth […]

  • Posted on: Apr 25 2018
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Apr 18 2018
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Apr 4 2018
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Mar 28 2018
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Mar 21 2018
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