By Allen D. Rosen, MD—Montclair, N.J.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Plastic surgeons have always responded to the needs, wants and desires of the public for cosmetic treatments, and the newest trend in beautification of the upper arms is no different. New technologies and techniques have made it more reasonable to treat heavy upper arms, which have driven many patients crazy for years.
By Dr. David Reath--Knoxville, Tenn.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Each year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons releases statistics about the number and variety of plastic surgery procedures that were performed in the previous year. This is a bit of a “state of the field” for plastic surgery...
By Dr. Barry M. Jones--London, England
Monday, December 17, 2012
One of the questions people enquiring about facelift surgery will ask most frequently is “How long will it last?” Surprisingly, there is very little in the scientific literature to enable doctors to give an honest and straightforward answer so they tend to pluck a number out of the air.
By Dr. Richard Baxter--Mountlake Terrace, WA
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
With popular interest in vampires seeming to survive beyond a natural lifespan, it was probably inevitable that someone would find a way to capitalize on the term in plastic surgery. But the “vampire facelift” isn’t really a facelift, and the only connection to vampires is the fact that it involves use of a product made from your own blood.
By Dr. Anthony Youn--Troy, Mich.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
We all want to lose fat. But not all of us want to go under the knife to do it. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, last year 204,702 Americans underwent liposuction, making it the third most common cosmetic surgery performed. This is in stark contrast to 2000, when 354,015 Americans had liposuction, making it the most popular cosmetic surgery of that year.
By Dr. Daniel Kaufman--Brooklyn, N.Y.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Sun safety includes multiple modalities of sun protection, as well as close follow-up with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for skin health maintenance and early cancer detection. Many simple and easy methods must be employed to make your life sun-safe.