General

Cellulite – properly known as “gynoid lipodystrophy” – is a well-known and much despised cosmetically distressing problem. Most people know what cellulite is; the dimpled, “orange-peel”, or...

It is common to get tattoos to remember a loved one, show how much a relationship or friendship means to you or keep a meaningful phrase or...

In terms of weight loss, there are few parts of the body that are more frustrating than the abdomen. It often seems that the midsection is the...

Shapely, fabulous legs–we all want them. Unfortunately, many of us may cringe at the thought of wearing a pair of shorts or a skirt in public because...

With the recent trends in fashion for low cut jeans plus pop culture icons famous for their extremely curvy derrieres, the number of plastic surgery procedures for...

A cheek lift, also called a mid-face lift, is a cosmetic procedure performed by plastic surgeons in which the soft tissues of the cheek are elevated and...

We’d all like to present our best face to the world, but many of us don’t feel that this is possible without a little help. Some people...

Retin-A, known by its generic name Tretinoin, has continued to prevail over the past 40 years as a safe and effective treatment for multiple skin conditions. It’s...

Hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition that causes patches of skin to become darker than the rest of the body. Hyperpigmentation can occur anywhere on the body...

If you’re looking for a cosmetic treatment to improve skin appearance, microdermabrasion might be right for you. This non-invasive cosmetic treatment rejuvenates the skin by reducing/eliminating signs...

When it comes to varicose it’s okay to be a little vain. Most commonly affecting the veins of the legs and feet, varicose veins are raised, swollen,...

There may not be a fountain of youth, but there are a number of real-world anti-aging treatments that can help turn back time, leaving you feeling and...

Weight loss is a difficult and frustrating endeavor for many people who struggle with their weight. Obesity is a disease that often affects individuals’ psychological and social...

As we age, our skin loses its elasticity from sun damage, decreased collagen production, and aging. It can leave skin looking saggy and lifeless. The face and...

Skin lightening helps reduce the appearance of dark spots – “hyperpigmentation” – on the skin. Sunspots, melasma, freckles, and acne scars are common examples of hyperpigmentation and...

Fraxel laser therapy is a resurfacing technique used to help with conditions such as scarring, wrinkles, and acne scars. Many people have to have several treatments before...

CO2 laser is a type of laser used in pulses or continuous beams to resurface the skin at a fairly deep level in order to remove blemishes...

The unkind effects of aging on the skin include loss of elasticity, sagging (due to laxity and gravity effects), roughened texture, discoloration, and loss of hydration, all...

Age spots are flat, brown, black, or gray spots on the skin. They vary in size and usually appear on the face, shoulders, arms and hands. Most...

Acne is a skin condition in which oil, dead skin cells and bacteria clog your pores, causing bumps and redness. Severe cases of acne can cause hundreds...

What people consider to be a “bad scar”- one that is very noticeable or disfiguring- forms when, for some reason, the skin cannot follow the normal blueprint...

Acne (properly referred to as acne vulgaris) is a common, nearly universal, skin condition that can have a significant mental, emotional, and social impact on affected individuals...

Dysport, also known by ‘Reloxin,’ is a cosmetic injection used to treat facial wrinkles.   Similar to Botox Cosmetic, it contains a diluted version of the botulinum toxin....

What is Botox? Botox® is the brand name for the industry-leading botulinum toxin A preparation produced by Allergan. This prescription medication has a number of cosmetic and...

What is Belotero? Belotero is a complete line of dermal fillers that use hyaluronic acid (HA) as their active ingredient. Among plastic surgeons and skin specialists, HA...

Many people dream about having washboard abs, but some never seem to be able to achieve that look, no matter how much they exercise. If you are...

As plastic surgery becomes more mainstream and socially acceptable, procedures such as labiaplasty or labioplasty (labia beautification and reduction) are gaining popularity. Women who have large or...

As part of the natural aging process, skin gradually loses its elasticity. As a result, the skin settles into folds and wrinkles. Along the underside of the...

A tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, is a popular choice following pregnancy or weight loss. The overall goal of a tummy tuck is twofold: First is...

Overdeveloped breasts in men, or gynecomastia, is not uncommon. By some estimates, up to 65% of men will meet criteria for enlarged breast tissue on one or...

Do you work out and diet religiously but still can’t get rid of stubborn body fat? If so, you may be a good candidate for liposuction surgery....

A breast lift, also known as mastopexy, is a procedure that seeks to perk up sagging breasts, a condition known as ‘breast ptosis.’ Each year, thousands of...