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What can you do to help your injectable fillers last longer?

Eric Mariotti, MD | Concord, CA Tuesday, July 21, 2020

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.


Is a liquid facelift right for you?

Anthony Terrasse, MD | Lake Forest, IL Tuesday, July 14, 2020

"Liquid facelift" is the phrase used for a combination of injectable procedures that can address some of the issues associated with aging without going through invasive surgery or recovery.


Chrissy Teigen removed her breast implants: Five things to know if you consider the procedure

Kendra Y. Mims | ASPS Staff Monday, June 15, 2020

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 to maintain injectable results while under quarantine

Josef 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 laser and radiofrequency treatments rejuvenate your skin

Shain Cuber, MD | San Clemente, CA Friday, March 13, 2020

One of the biggest aesthetic concerns that many people have is how to stop the signs of aging. As a result, one of the best ways to combat signs of aging is to take steps to encourage collagen and elastin within the skin.


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.


Traditional facelift vs noninvasive facelift

Frederic Corbin, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Tuesday, March 3, 2020

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.


Is weight loss your New Year's resolution? What's next when you lose the weight?

Daniel Kolder, MD | Camarillo, CA Friday, January 17, 2020

Body contouring can help put the finishing touches on your 2020 weight loss goal and keep you motivated.


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.


Best minimally invasive procedures to look your best for the holidays

Roy Kim, MD | San Francisco, CA Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Minimally invasive cosmetic procedures are a fantastic way to look rejuvenated and brighten up your look during the holidays with minimal to no downtime.


A new minimally invasive treatment to get you ready for the holidays

Francisco Canales, MD | Santa Rosa, CA Friday, November 15, 2019

Now that the holidays are quickly upon us, how do we look great at the holiday party on very short notice? Luckily, there are several new aesthetic options that don't require surgery or significant downtime.


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.


What's so special about Retin-A?

Laura Figura, MD | Erie, PA Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Retin-A is a topical medicine available by prescription only that is applied sparingly to the facial skin, sparing the eyelids and the corners of the nose and lips.


Taking the mystery out of Botox and dermal fillers

Eric 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.


What is liquid rhinoplasty?

Smita Ramanadham, MD | West Orange, NJ Friday, September 27, 2019

A liquid rhinoplasty, or nonsurgical rhinoplasty, is the injection of dermal fillers into the nose to alter its shape.


Three minimally invasive beauty enhancements that offer natural results

Olivia Hutchinson, MD | New York, NY Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Three key therapeutic interventions provide effective methods of improving appearance while relying on a patient's own cells and tissues, as well as natural healing and youth-enhancing processes.


What to look for in a quality med spa

Eric Mariotti, MD | Concord, CA Friday, March 8, 2019

A med spa is a combination of an aesthetic medical center and a day spa that provides nonsurgical aesthetic medical services.


Getting a minimally invasive procedure for your holiday parties

Anthony Youn, MD | Troy, MI Friday, November 16, 2018

The holidays are approaching quickly, and we all want to look our best when attending the many family gatherings and parties during the season.


What is a nonsurgical facelift?

Paul Vitenas, Jr., MD | Houston, TX Tuesday, November 6, 2018

As nonsurgical procedures become increasingly safe and effective, more men and women are taking notice. So, what exactly is a nonsurgical facelift?


What you need to know about thread lifts

Kevin Tehrani, MD | New York, NY Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Until recently, the only way to address problems caused by facial skin laxity—such as jowls and drooping cheeks—was facelift surgery.


Five minimally invasive treatments to look your best this summer

Lee 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!


Why are millennials getting Botox and fillers in their twenties?

Rod Rohrich, MD, FACS | Dallas, TX Friday, November 17, 2017

With the rising popularity of selfies, it is no surprise that younger people are opting for invasive and noninvasive procedures in hopes to achieve the perfect look.


Cosmetic procedures to get a summer body fast

Kent 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.


Plastic surgery options for younger-looking skin

Smita R. Ramanadham, MD | Boston, MA Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Who doesn't want bright, clear and younger-looking skin that glows? Dull, dry and pigmented skin is a clear tell sign of one's age. It is, therefore, important to maintain good skin health to minimize the effects of the sun and aging.


Breaking down the most popular noninvasive cosmetic treatments

Rod Rohrich, MD, FACS | Dallas, TX Friday, June 16, 2017

If you could get the same results from a noninvasive procedure that you would normally get from an invasive surgical procedure, what would you choose?


A nonsurgical option for vaginal rejuvenation

Dean Johnston, MD | Lake Mary, FL Wednesday, May 31, 2017

As women age, they may become bothered with vaginal dryness or looseness due to past pregnancy and menopause. ThermiVa is a great alternative for individuals seeking a nonsurgical procedure with minimal downtime.


The latest options for freezing away fat with CoolSculpting

Paul Vitenas, Jr., MD | Houston, TX Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Unless you have been vacationing on a deserted island for the last year or two, odds are, you have heard the praises of 'freezing' away your fat with CoolSculpting.


SculpSure: A new option in nonsurgical fat reduction

Henry Wilson, MD | Lynchburg, VA Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Dr. Henry Wilson, member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, explains how SculpSure is offering patients a new minimally-invasive form of fat reduction.


Discover the amazing benefits of CoolSculpting

Anne Taylor, MD, MPH | Worthington, OH Thursday, January 26, 2017

Dr. Anne Taylor, member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, recently visited Good Day Marketplace on FOX 28 Columbus to discuss CoolSculpting, a non-invasive form of fat reduction.


The age-defying benefits of Forever Young BBL

Michael Bohley, MD | Portland, OR Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Joule laser is an impressive machine that can reliably perform various treatments, from hair removal and light photofacials to skin tightening and deeper laser peels.


The top five procedures to help you look your best for the holidays

Paul 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.


How to achieve the perfect pout

Smita Ramanadham, MD | Boston, MA Wednesday, July 20, 2016

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.


Minimally invasive Kybella may improve your neckline

Jay Lucas, MD | Knoxville, TN Monday, June 6, 2016

Kybella a noninvasive injectable that can reduce fat under the chin.


Botox around the eyes and its results

Tarick 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.


New year, new you and plastic surgery: Is there something to this slogan?

Karen Horton, MD, FACS, FRCSC | San Francisco, CA Wednesday, January 27, 2016

These plastic surgery procedures can help you achieve your New Year's resolutions.


The skinny on CoolSculpting

Myla Bennett, MD | Duluth, GA Tuesday, December 8, 2015

The leader in nonsurgical fat reduction has emerged, and it is known as CoolSculpting.


Facial fat grafting vs facial fillers

Jay Lucas, MD | Knoxville, TN Wednesday, December 2, 2015

What is the best option for restoring volume to your face? Fat grafting or filler agents?


Couples plastic surgery by the decade

Anita 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.


Want to restore aging skin? Try microneedling

Jay Lucas, MD | Knoxville, TN Wednesday, September 23, 2015

What is microneedling and why is it a great tool for restoring aging skin?


The increasing popularity of nonsurgical facial rejuvenation

John 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.


My face looks 50, my hands look 65: Can I make them match?

Peter Geldner, MD | Chicago, IL Friday, November 22, 2013

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.


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 2012

David 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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