What should you ask a plastic surgeon before having a neck lift?Eric Chang, MD | Columbia, MD Tuesday, December 21, 2021
A neck lift can dramatically improve the appearance of the neck, tightening the skin, removing fat and repairing the muscles. However, just like with any other form of plastic surgery, you don't want to jump into getting the procedure before you are fully informed.
Facelifts for men are trendingShahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Tuesday, December 14, 2021
While it's true that noninvasive procedures still reign in popularity, the fact is that cosmetic surgeries like liposuction and facelifts are more popular than ever. Plastic surgeons performed over 234,000 facelifts in 2020.
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.
Is plastic surgery after weight loss a 2022 trend?Drew J. Davis, MD | Folsom, CA Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Weight loss became a focus for some during quarantine, and many are predicting that plastic surgery after weight loss may be the new trend in 2022.
Body positivity and plastic surgeryAshley Amalfi, MD | Rochester, NY Tuesday, October 19, 2021
When tastefully done, plastic surgery is a way to optimize someone's body to make them as comfortable as possible in their own skin.
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.
Can stress affect our skin?Sara R. Dickie, MD | Skokie, IL Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Over and over again, medicine and media remind us to protect our skin by applying sunscreen, and, of course, this is vital, but what about protecting our skin from internal stress and illness?
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.
Could liposuction become more popular than breast augmentation?Scot Martin, MD | Las Cruces, NM Thursday, September 9, 2021
Some surgeons and organizations are predicting that liposuction will surpass breast augmentation in 2021. But what exactly are the pros and cons of liposuction and why do they believe that liposuction trends are changing?
What you need to know about dermal fillersShahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Even before the age of Zoom, more and more Americans have been increasingly choosing nonsurgical options to achieve a more youthful, supple appearance.
Getting the best results from nonsurgical body contouringFrank Campanile, MD | Denver, CO Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Sculpted hips, shapely abs and toned thighs — most people want them, but not everyone can achieve them naturally. Strict diet and exercise regimes can only go so far in addressing stubborn layers of fat.
What is earlobe repair?Jeffrey J. Roth, MD | Las Vegas, NV Wednesday, August 11, 2021
More and more people are coming in to get their earlobes repaired. In some cases, folks have waited years before seeking earlobe repair. Some have removed their gauges or heavy earrings and the soft tissue has shrunken a bit, but there is still a significant hole.
Everything you need to know about mommy makeoversErica Bartlett, MD | Houston, TX Tuesday, July 27, 2021
A mommy makeover is designed to address your post-pregnancy body concerns and help bring you back to your pre-pregnancy form through several surgical options.
What works well for men? A look at the guy side of plastic surgeryLee Daniel, MD | Eugene, OR Wednesday, July 21, 2021
More than ever before, looking young and fit is important for men. From looking to roll back the hands of time via a facelift or trimming their waist with liposuction, there are a variety of plastic surgery and med spa procedures that can help men achieve their cosmetic goals.
Laser hair removal – a step-by-step processSamuel Lin, MD & Eric Shiah, BA | Boston, MA Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Laser hair removal has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed in the United States. It is a popular alternative to shaving and waxing, especially for those looking to save time.
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.
Weddings and plastic surgery – a likely marriageMichele A. Shermak, MD | Lutherville Timonium, MD Wednesday, June 16, 2021
In considering all of the details associated with your wedding day, thoughts might drift toward plastic surgery. The bride and groom (and their families) may pursue what plastic surgery can offer to meet the special day with improved levels of confidence.
Getting ready for the summer we've all been waiting forAshley Amalfi, MD | Rochester, NY Tuesday, June 8, 2021
It's finally here! The long-awaited summer of 2021. With vaccine rollout underway and restrictions loosening, there is so much to look forward to! There are celebrations, date nights and even vacations on the schedule, and people are more excited than ever to look their best for their big post-quarantine reveal.
Live your breast life – answers to your breast reduction questionsSamuel J. Lin, MD & Elizabeth Laikhter | Boston, MA Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Normal breasts come in all shapes and sizes, but sometimes large breasts can be bothersome and interfere with daily activities and lifestyle goals. A breast reduction is a surgical procedure that reduces breast size to manage symptoms resulting from large breasts.
How long do dermal fillers last?Ashley Amalfi, MD | Rochester, NY Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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.
Plastic surgery treatments to eliminate celluliteShahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Though the summer season always promises to lighten and relax moods for many, it can also be a time of dread. The prospect of having to wear swimwear once again that reveals stubborn and dimpled cellulite can be daunting.
Will your breast implants last a lifetime?Drew Davis, MD | Folsom, CA Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Breast implants do not last forever, and there are many reasons why women will choose to have their implants removed, usually anywhere from 10 to 20 years after their initial surgery.
How to prepare for your traditional faceliftJohn LeRoy, MD | Atlanta, GA Wednesday, April 14, 2021
If you’ve been considering getting a traditional facelift, you are not alone. In 2019, over 68,000 facelifts were performed, making facelifts the seventh most popular cosmetic plastic surgery procedure in the United States.
The ABCs of gynecomastia surgery – three components your plastic surgeon considersSamuel J. Lin, MD & Elizabeth Laikhter | Boston, MA Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Gynecomastia is the growth of breast tissue in men. There are several different causes of gynecomastia, and it is important to understand the probable cause and the extent of tissue growth in order to receive the most effective treatment.
Fat grafting for breast augmentationAshley Amalfi, MD | Rochester, NY Wednesday, March 24, 2021
While most of our patients choose an implant for their breast augmentation, newer techniques and natural options are now available. Fat grafting – or fat transfer – is growing as an exciting and natural option for small breast augmentation.
How much does a facelift cost?Shahram Salemy, MD FACS | Seattle, WA Wednesday, March 17, 2021
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more than 130,000 Americans choose to have cosmetic plastic surgery to rejuvenate their faces every year.
Will the plastic surgery boom last after the pandemic?Lee Daniel, MD | Eugene, OR Tuesday, March 9, 2021
On the surface, the idea of COVID-19 and lockdown leading to greater interest in plastic surgery may seem odd. However, once you dig a little deeper, it starts to make sense.
Everything you need to know about chemical peelsSamuel J. Lin, MD & Eric Shiah, BA | Boston, MA Wednesday, February 10, 2021
A chemical peel for the face is a procedure in which a chemical solution is applied to the skin to remove damaged skin cells, treat wrinkles and correct scar and sunspot discolorations. Chemical peels contain different types of acids that have varying depths of skin penetration.
What you need to know about arm liftsShahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Wednesday, February 3, 2021
An arm lift, or brachioplasty, can tighten, lift and smooth the skin and tissues of your arm for a more sleek and sculpted shape. It can also remove fat deposits that aren't responsive to exercise.
Three contouring options for your post-quarantine bodyScot Martin, MD | Las Cruces, NM Tuesday, January 26, 2021
If quarantine has been hard on you, there's still plenty of time to get in shape in 2021, and some body contouring options that can help you feel your best in what we all hope is a more joyous and satisfying post-COVID world.
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.
Benefits of having plastic surgery in the winterFrederic Corbin, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Tuesday, January 12, 2021
To ensure that your recovery will not interfere with your summer plans, consider scheduling your plastic surgery procedure during the winter so that you have plenty of time to heal.
The positive impact of telemedicine in plastic surgeryOscar Ochoa, MD & Courtney Floyd | San Antonio, TX Tuesday, January 5, 2021
During the current global COVID-19 pandemic, plastic surgeons from across the nation are utilizing telemedicine to care for their patients. Long-term, it is reasonable to suggest the positive impact of telemedicine in plastic surgery will continue.
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