Are cosmetic treatments appropriate in the 30’s-40’s ?

Many people who come to my office for various cosmetic treatments have been silently contemplating doing “something” about the way they look aside from makeup or the plethora of cosmetic products available through the Bloomies and MAC stores. They tried to conceal their acne scars, their fine wrinkles, their freckles, brown spots. They even tried …

Should I get Botox ?

The most commonly recognized cosmetic product in the market is Botox. A most versatile product with some of the safest and most remarkable results for frown lines, crow’s feet (smile lines on the sides of the eyes), marionette lines (the smoker’s lines around the lips), spasm of the eyelid muscles, crooked smiles, lines under the …

What are cosmetic fillers ?

Nowadays, many people seek the kind of cosmetic improvement they can go on their lunch break to a medical office or spa and receive immediate gratification without signs of treatment. Injectibles fillers certainly fit the description and are composed of various biological or synthetic materials. Fillers vary from Collagen found in our bodies as the …

Pros and Cons of Cosmetic Fillers

Collagen (i.e. Zyderm, Zyplast, Cosmoderm, Cosmoplast, Cymetra) Pros: Immediate effect, temporary effect (if you don’t like it not a big deal it’dd go away in 6-8 weeks…), biological material that is abundant in our body, can be used to Plump thin lips, enhance shallow contours, soften facial creases and wrinkles and improve the appearance of …

What is the Manhattan Lift?

My experience with over 1000 face lift surgeries led to the development of a new technique which offers the qualities in facial rejuvenation that are in highest demand; namely, safe, minimally invasive procedure that has long lasting results like the more invasive face lifts yet does not require general anesthesia. The procedure also takes a …

How to improve the texture of your skin

High definition video and high resolution photography have transformed our lives, creating true to life imagery. One of the things you will notice when you look at your HD photo or video, is the fine details of your skin as if you were looking thru a magnifying lens. Now you can see chicken pox scratches …

Value of Cosmetic Surgery

This article was published in the U.S. News & World Report Magazine How Plastic Surgery Can Boost Your Career More Americans go under the knife to move up the corporate ladder—and some say it makes sense By Liz Wolgemuth Posted May 12, 2008 The media, and its consumers, generally keep conversation about plastic surgery and …