Cosmetic Surgery Blog

Breast Surgery for Female Athletes

Breast augmentation patients  have different motivations for undergoing surgery. Some want to restore volume lost during nursing while others may simply prefer to achieve a more appealing aesthetic. Patients may also seek breast surgery for reasons related to athletic performance. It seems breast implant surgery and breast reduction are two of the most popular cosmetic […]

Are your earrings aging you?

photo courtesy of Wikipedia.org In recent years, statement jewelry has been quite the rage. In particular, colossal hoop and dangle earrings are a wardrobe staple. While these pieces can certainly add “bling” to your get-up, they can also age and damage your earlobes. As we age, our skin loses elasticity and volume…becoming thinner and saggier. […]

Plump Lips are All the Rage

Kylie Jenner image courtesy of flickr.com If you keep up to date with pop culture, you are probably aware of the Kylie Jenner lip challenge and the media’s obsession with her facial metamorphosis. After months of denying plastic surgery rumors, Kylie recently admitted that her sultry and ever so coveted lips were indeed the product […]

3 Things You Should Know About Tummy Tuck

Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful miracles of life. Unfortunately, for many mothers, pregnancy imposes some not so beautiful effects on the body including stretch marks, protruding abdominal muscles and sagging skin. Once a new mother has lost all of the “baby weight”, she may be disappointed to see that her stomach no longer […]

Curves are in

Beyonce image courtesy of Wikipedia Throughout history, distinctive body shapes have been regarded as fashionable or desirable. With passing decades, body type trends have evolved. Depending on the era you live in, you may be lucky enough to naturally posses the figure coveted by mainstream society at any give time. Back in the 1950’s, Jayne […]

Misinformation Regarding Cosmetic Surgery

In an attempt to provide the utmost in patient care and education , we find it necessary to discern the field of cosmetic surgery from that of  plastic surgery.  As a practice that offers cosmetic surgery, on a daily basis,  we encounter patients who are unable to distinguish “cosmetic” from “plastic”. For this reason, we have published numerous articles expressing the […]

3 Conditions Botox Can’t Fix

Ask beauty-conscious women over 40 for one of their favorite anti-aging tools and many will profess their love for Botox or other neuromodulator treatments such as Xeomin and Dysport. It seems health journals are routinely reporting new benefits from Botox use such as migraine relief, depression management and Hyperhidrosis treatment. With all of these new […]

Is Sleep Giving you Wrinkles?

Constantly reminded by health experts and physicians to get our eight hours of beauty rest, sleep is regarded as one of the biggest defenses against aging. However, sleep may be responsible for giving you wrinkles…in an inadvertent way. While an adequate night’s rest is a legitimate way to ward off premature aging, the position in […]

Earlobe Rejuvenation

photo courtesy of Wikipedia.org Like most of the patients we see, you have probably been careful to pamper your hands, face and neck by applying sunscreen daily, being faithful to your regimen of anti-wrinkle creams and perhaps even receiving some aesthetic intervention with laser treatments and injectables. Yet, you may have overlooked a tell-tale sign […]

Botox for Depression

Photo courtesy of dreamstime.com Most of us know Botox can be useful in treating a variety of conditions such as fine lines, wrinkles, excessive perspiration and migraine headaches, but now recent studies suggest Botox may also be effective in helping to relieve depression. Botulinum toxin as an anti-depressant? According to researchers at the Hannover Medical […]