Silicone-based fillers may seem appealing because they last longer than other types of fillers; however, they have never been approved by the FDA for use as cosmetic dermal fillers. Despite this, many licensed and unlicensed practitioners in the United States have used silicone gel as a filler for the face and body.
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.
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.
Younger Millennials, and even the older members of Gen Z, are looking to be proactive and prevent aging from ever occurring.
Even before the age of Zoom, more and more Americans have been increasingly choosing nonsurgical options to achieve a more youthful, supple appearance.
Having a graceful, well-defined neckline is a small thing that can make a dramatic difference in your appearance. Yet factors like age, weight loss and genetics can all contribute to problems like loose neck skin, sagging jowls or a double chin.
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!
Dermal fillers are versatile treatments that can not only temporarily smooth away lines and wrinkles, but also restore lost facial volume and plump and reshape the lips.
Author, TV host and model Chrissy Teigen posted a comical, cute “Bye Boobies” card from her 4-year-old daughter on Instagram last Thursday to let her followers know her breast implant removal surgery “went perfectly” despite her soreness.
How is it possible to maintain the results of your most recent injectable treatment while being under quarantine?
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.
When your face is beginning to show the signs of aging, you may want to consider undergoing a facelift procedure to turn back the hands of time.
The price of popular cosmetic treatments like Botox and dermal fillers is a factor that many people take into consideration before booking their appointment.
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.
Noninvasive techniques, such as injectable dermal fillers, offer men the advantage of a quick, in-office procedure with immediate results and no downtime.
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.
Whether you have a "gummy" smile, wrinkles above your lips, downturned corners of your mouth or just want a luscious pout, there is an option to enhance your lips.
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.
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.
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!
How do you know whether facial rejuvenation is right for you? What are your options for facial rejuvenation?
"Doctor, my cheeks are falling!" This is a comment I hear often in my practice. "I used to have high, full cheekbones and now my cheeks are flat."
Nowadays, women and men crave fuller looking lips. Celebrities such as Kylie Jenner and Bella Thorne have made fuller lips the "in" look.
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.
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.
Today both injectables and fillers are commonplace treatments to eliminate facial wrinkles. However, unlike injectables, which temporarily paralyze active muscle, fillers are used to plump the problem area to lift and soften the appearance wrinkles.
What do Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Garner, and Kylie Jenner all have in common? The perfectly plump sexy pout that women of all ages are seeking.
Want to look as good as you feel in the new year? These are the procedure you'll want to consider.
What is the best option for restoring volume to your face? Fat grafting or filler agents?
Couples plastic surgery has never been more in. Discover which cosmetic procedures are recommended for couples as they age.
Our number one cosmetic procedure was breast augmentation, followed by rhinoplasty (nose reshaping), eyelid surgery, liposuction and facelifts.
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.
Like the rest of our bodies, our hands show signs of aging that may include brown spots, thinning skin, wrinkles, and large veins. I recently had a very happy facelift patient who looked 15 years younger, but suddenly the skin on her hands didn’t match her rejuvenated face. There a few simple procedures that can make your hands match your new youthful appearance.
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.
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.