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Botox use increases among millennials

              The latest news in the world of cosmetic procedures includes a trend among millennials who are scheduling appointments with plastic surgeons for Botox and filler injections. Various media publications covered the news following a survey conducted by The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Plastic surgeons… Read More »



Are there procedures to improve my husband's facial appearance without obvious signs that he has had plastic surgery?

Most patients wish to have a quick recovery, no downtime and no obvious sign that they had cosmetic surgery. Men age around the eyes, deepening of the nasolabial folds (smile lines) and laxity of skin  in the neck. Botox can temporarily reduce and soften wrinkle lines of the forehead. A blepharoplasty removes hanging skin of… Read More »



5 Tips for Preparing for a Deep Chemical Peel

Chemical peels are an effective way to refresh the skin by removing damaged surface layers of the skin on the face to diminish imperfections and produce healthy, glowing skin. Chemical peels range from mild to strong. A light to medium peel does not require significant preparation, but a deeper facial peel generally requires a skin… Read More »


Get the Facts About Botox®

For many women looking to turn back the clock by smoothing lines and wrinkles on their face, Botox® can be a saving grace. Botox® (or Botulinum Toxin) is an injectable product used to reduce the appearance of lines between the eyebrows, on the forehead, for crow’s feet, and around the lips, helping to obtain a… Read More »


Choose a surgeon you can trust

. Plastic surgery involves many choices. The first and most important is selecting a surgeon you can trust. Choosing an ASPS Member Surgeon ensures that you have selected a physician who: Has completed at least five years of surgical training with a minimum of two years in plastic surgery. Is trained and experienced in all… Read More »


What is the difference between keloids and hypertrophic scars?

Although they can look similar, hypertrophic scars and keloids are not the same. A hypertrophic scar stays within the boundaries of the incision; a keloid extends beyond the incision line itself. With hypertrophic scars, more collagen forms than is broken down. Keloid scars are caused by uncontrolled production of collagen. Some people are highly susceptible… Read More »


How long is the recovery for a breast reduction?

A breast reduction is one of the more common plastic surgery procedures today. A patient with very large breasts usually complains of  back and shoulder pain,  shoulders with grooving from the bra support and itching of the breast crease. The surgery may take 3-6 hours to perform under general anesthesia. There are scars on the… Read More »


8 Secrets to a Quicker Recovery from Rhinoplasty

People undergo rhinoplasty (also called a nose job) for several reasons. Some want to improve their appearance and feel better about themselves. Others get the surgery for medical reasons, such as difficulty in breathing. For whatever the reason, with the growing popularity of rhinoplasty, more and more people want to learn about recovery from the… Read More »


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