Monthly Archives: April 2010

  • The Contour Thread Lift Alternative


    April 29, 2010

    Most patients would like a face lift but can’t afford the procedure and don’t want the long recovery time that comes along with it. The perfect solution for this is the Contour Thread Lift.  Thread Lifts cost less and require less downtime than face lifts. Since it is usually performed …

  • Benefits of Liposuction


    April 29, 2010

    Liposuction is among the top 5 most commonly performed cosmetic surgery procedures in the United States. As an effective means for removing excess body fat, more than 300,000 men and women turn to liposuction each year. Liposuction can be a practical option for anyone who has tried to diet and …

  • Cosmetic Surgery in Your 30s


    April 29, 2010

    Let’s face it – life can be stressful. Once you hit 30, the first signs of stress and aging begin to show up. The skin around your upper eyelids could start to droop, making your eyes look small and tired. To add to your dismay, laugh lines can also start …

  • Otoplasty Basics


    April 29, 2010

    Did you know that human ears typically reach their full size by the age of 4? Children with “floppy” ears or ears that are too large for their heads are often ridiculed and bullied by their peers.  The good news is, otoplasty or ear pinning can be performed on young …

  • Five Non-Surgical Ways to Keep Looking Young


    April 16, 2010

    Are you satisfied with what you see when you look in the mirror? Are there frown lines between your eyes or fine lines and wrinkles beside your eyes and lips? Does your face look too old to be yours? The good news is, there are small steps you can take …

  • Doctor Consultation Tips


    April 2, 2010

    Once you have decided to have plastic surgery and have found a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, your next step is to have a consultation. A consultation is an important opportunity that allocates time for you to meet with your doctor privately and discuss issues that pertain to the procedure you …

  • Teens and Plastic Surgery


    April 2, 2010

    Most teens go through an awkward growth phase as they mature. They often turn to plastic surgery to improve the “flawed” physical characteristics of their bodies, to fit in and to look more similar to their peers. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), teenagers are mostly concerned …

  • What is Facial Fat Grafting?


    April 2, 2010

    When we age, wrinkles emerge as our underlying collagen break downs. This makes us lose the fat on our faces and gives a hollow or skeletal look. Fat grafting, also known as fat transfer, is a natural technique for restoring youth to the face, without stretching the skin or resorting to …

  • Am I a Good Candidate for Breast Reduction?


    April 2, 2010

    Breast reduction, also known as reduction mammoplasty, is performed to relieve the discomfort caused by having large, heavy breasts. It is commonly performed on women who suffer pain from large breasts after pregnancy or genetics, as well as teenage girls who feel self-conscious. The best candidates for breast reduction are …