What to do if your Botox gets "botched"Eric R. Mariotti, MD | Concord, CA Thursday, July 21, 2022
What can you do to fix a botched injectable treatment, and is there any way to prevent being unhappy with your results in the first place?
Med spa treatments to consider if your plastic surgeon is bookedBrian Kobienia, MD | Plymouth, MN Friday, May 20, 2022
With an increased demand for surgical facial procedures, many board-certified plastic surgeons find their surgical schedule completely booked out for several months. People looking for a quicker fix for signs of aging can and should consider nonsurgical aesthetic treatments.
Brotox: What is it and why is it popular?Shahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Cosmetic procedures aren't just for women anymore. More men are now turning to Botox to help boost their confidence, sex lives and careers.
How to put your best face forward when the age of Zoom endsDavid L. Kaufman, MD | Folsom, CA Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Zoom meetings and Slack chats have certainly taken over the workplace in the last year or two, but we are finally starting to see a gradual shift back to the office and in-person meetings. While that is great news for some, others of us may feel that their appearance could use a little pick-me-up after staring at themselves on Zoom for so long.
How working from home is fueling a desire for facial plastic surgeryDrew J. Davis, MD | Folsom, CA Thursday, October 7, 2021
Since the pandemic began and people started working from home rather than the office, there has been a sharp increase in individuals seeking facial cosmetic procedures. This includes both med spa options and plastic surgery.
If you start injectables young, can you prevent aging?Eric Chang, MD | Columbia, MD Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Younger Millennials, and even the older members of Gen Z, are looking to be proactive and prevent aging from ever occurring.
What you need to know about BotoxShahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Botox is a cosmetic form of botulinum toxin, or Onobotulinumtoxin A, a neurotoxin that is used to "freeze" muscles. These injections serve to give your face a smoother, younger appearance.
Botox to the jawline – what you need to knowAshley Amalfi, MD | Rochester, NY Tuesday, January 19, 2021
A sharp jawline can give a face the structure it needs and help you look strong and healthy. And in the world of selfies and social media, we are spending more time analyzing our facial structure and improving our appearance.
Beat the "Zoom gloom" and touch up your appearance for the holidaysMichele Shermak, MD | Lutherville, MD Tuesday, December 15, 2020
After months of hiding under a mask, wearing athleisure clothing and maintaining a relatively isolated existence, here is hoping that the holiday time will provide a reason to put on your best face and finally pull some nicer clothing out of the closet!
Ten things people can do to maintain their youthManish Shah, MD | Denver, CO Wednesday, August 5, 2020
The word "prejuvenation" is new to most people. It basically refers to things we can do for ourselves when we are young to maintain our youth.
How to maintain injectable results while under quarantineJosef Hadeed, MD, FACS | Beverly Hills, CA Tuesday, April 14, 2020
How is it possible to maintain the results of your most recent injectable treatment while being under quarantine?
How can you get injectables without looking overdone?Paul Vitenas, Jr., MD | Houston, TX Friday, March 6, 2020
How can you get an injectable without the worry of looking fake, frozen or just plain overdone? Get started by doing your homework and making a plan.
What's behind the cost of Botox and injectable fillers?Eric Mariotti, MD | Concord, CA Friday, December 6, 2019
The price of popular cosmetic treatments like Botox and dermal fillers is a factor that many people take into consideration before booking their appointment.
How long does Botox last?Smita Ramanadham, MD | West Orange, NJ Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Don't we wish Botox lasted forever? Unfortunately, it doesn't. In general, Botox lasts 3-4 months, but every patient is different.
Taking the mystery out of Botox and dermal fillersEric Chang, MD | Columbia, MD Friday, October 4, 2019
According to the latest plastic surgery statistics report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there were approximately 7.4 million injections of botulinum toxin (Botox) and 2.6 million dermal filler injections in 2018.
Four noninvasive cosmetic treatments customized for menLee Daniel, MD | Eugene, OR Friday, March 22, 2019
As noninvasive cosmetic treatments continue to grow in popularity, so has their demand among men. Theses procedures can offer wonderful results, little downtime and affordable costs.
How to achieve the ultimate jawlineRoy Kim, MD | San Francisco, CA Friday, November 2, 2018
Ever noticed that having a sharp, defined jawline is a sign of health, fitness and youth? At any age, a well-defined jaw helps show off a more youthful you.
Facial rejuvenation procedures should be customized for each patientStephen Chidyllo, MD, DDS, FACS | West Long Branch, NJ Friday, August 10, 2018
The term "facial rejuvenation" can be applied to many popular procedures, and it's important to understand which procedure is right for you and your goals.
Five minimally invasive treatments to look your best this summerLee Daniel, MD | Eugene, OR Friday, July 20, 2018
Take advantage of the summer months to stock up on some of these great minimally invasive skin and body treatments so you can look and feel your best while the weather is at its most gorgeous!
Botox injections can alleviate chronic migraine headachesJosef Hadeed, MD, FACS | Beverly Hills, CA Tuesday, April 3, 2018
In recent years, the use of Botox has been expanding. In 2010, the FDA officially approved the use of Botox to treat chronic migraine headaches, which is defined as having a headache 15 or more days a month.
Facial rejuvenation treatments that are right for youRod Rohrich, MD, FACS | Dallas, TX Friday, March 16, 2018
How do you know whether facial rejuvenation is right for you? What are your options for facial rejuvenation?
What does an FDA approval mean for cosmetic treatments and devices?Terence Myckatyn, MD | St. Louis, MO Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates cosmetics and medical devices, which covers the bulk of what is available at a typical plastic surgery office.
Facelift or Botox? Which is right for you?Tenley Lawton, MD | Newport Beach, CA Friday, November 3, 2017
Every face tells a story — but for some people, unwanted lines and wrinkles turn it into one they’re reluctant to share with the world.
Cosmetic procedures to get a summer body fastKent Higdon, MD & Christopher Tokin, MD | Nashville, TN Thursday, July 6, 2017
While the more invasive procedures may involve too much downtime to get you back out there before the end of summer, there are still things your plastic surgeon can do for you to help you feel comfortable and confident.
The top five procedures to help you look your best for the holidaysPaul Vitenas, Jr., MD | Houston, TX Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Who doesn't want to look fabulous during the holidays? The problem is, a refreshed and rejuvenated appearance takes time and planning. Now that summer is over, it is the time to make an appointment with your board-certified plastic surgeon.
Botox around the eyes and its resultsTarick Smaili, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Botox around eyes can smooth out the wrinkles, although it must be repeated four to six months to maintain the rejuvenated look. This treatment is an ideal option for patients who want to avoid eyelid surgery that results in downtime.
Couples plastic surgery by the decadeAnita Patel, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Couples plastic surgery has never been more in. Discover which cosmetic procedures are recommended for couples as they age.
2013 stats reveal advances in plastic surgery driving growthDavid Reath, MD | Knoxville, TN Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Our number one cosmetic procedure was breast augmentation, followed by rhinoplasty (nose reshaping), eyelid surgery, liposuction and facelifts.
The increasing popularity of nonsurgical facial rejuvenationJohn Alexander II, MD | San Diego, CA Thursday, December 12, 2013
According to statistics from ASPS, Botox was the number one nonsurgical procedure performed in the United States last year. With over six million injections performed in the U.S. in 2012, there were actually far more appointments booked for this noninvasive rejuvenation option compared to the more than 120,000 facelifts performed the same year.
'Tis the season for plastic surgery?Jeffrey Weinzweig, MD | Chicago, IL Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Shopping malls and airports aren't the only places that see more action around the holidays. This is also the time of year that merry-makers crowd the offices of plastic surgeons everywhere.
Is there real science behind the latest beauty fads?David Sayah, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Since the dawn of time, men and women have tried a number of products and treatments to either fit in with the existing beauty trends or improve their appearance. In the modern day, plastic surgery is the standard approach for looking your best. Yet, that hasn’t stopped a few new and odd-sounding options from springing up here and there. Could there be any real science behind these bizarre beauty treatments?
ASPS Annual Statistics: Plastic Surgery in 2012David Reath, MD | Knoxville, TN 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.
Botox: What's all the hype about?Jaffer Khan, MD | Dubai, United Arab Emirates Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Everywhere you turn, it seems as though someone is getting Botox. In fact, it is by far the most popular minimally-invasive cosmetic procedure. Botox stops muscle movement and thus cause a relaxation and disappearance of the skin creases.
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