There are articles and advertisements online, in print and on television everyday talking about the latest device, product or technique that will get you fast results for cheap. This extends from the most extensive surgeries, like a facelift to smaller treatments like a facial or noninvasive laser. Most of the claims should be taken with at least a grain of salt, but some shortcuts and claims could lead to more serious complications like hospitalization and corrective surgery. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is – exercise caution.
Continue reading Cosmetic Surgery: Fads vs. Truths
Patients who come into our office might have one or more procedures in mind, but, in general, they want to look good for their age and slow down the aging process. From keeping skin looking smooth and bright to helping their weight-loss goals by minimizing problem areas and contouring the figure, there are many options available. Every plan starts with a healthy lifestyle, filled with a balanced diet and regular exercise.
Continue reading Aging Gracefully: Tips and Advice for General Maintenance
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They may be called brown spots, age spots, or liver spots, but one thing is sure: nobody wants them. The Japanese spend a big percentage of their beauty dollars on targeting brown spots, which they call “shimi.” In the United States our demand for brown spot lightening is steadily rising, especially since these discolorations can add many years on to your perceived age.
Continue reading Like It or Not, It’s Good to Be Savvy about Brown Spots
Most Overweight Patients Show Lasting Weight Loss One Year after Abdominoplasty
Undergoing abdominoplasty (“tummy tuck”) may lead to significant and lasting weight loss for many patients-especially those who were overweight or obese before surgery, reports a pilot study in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Continue reading Many Women Have Long-Term Weight Loss after Tummy Tuck, Reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Minimally-Invasive, Facial Rejuvenation Procedures Fuel 5% Growth
As economic indicators such as auto, retail, and home sales saw gains in 2012 – so too did plastic surgery. According to statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), 14.6 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures, including both minimally-invasive and surgical, were performed in the United States in 2012, up 5 percent since 2011. In addition, 5.6 million reconstructive plastic surgery procedures were performed last year, up 1 percent. Continue reading 14.6 Million Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Procedures Performed in 2012
Performed an average of a decade after initial facelift surgery, a “secondary” facelift can achieve similarly lasting results with a low complication rate, according to a paper in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Continue reading Secondary Facelift Achieves Good Results, According to New Study
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