Plastic Surgery

What is Jeuveau? Jeuveau (prabotulinumtoxinA) branded as #NEWTOX is the newest addition to the line-up of injectable medications based on botulinum toxin A, the same active ingredient...

Anesthesia is a way to give you medicine that blocks pain during medical procedures, especially surgery. Depending on the type of anesthesia used, you might be completely...

When it comes to changing appearance, few things are as impactful as fat. Whether gained or lost, fat is often at the causative center when it comes...

Tattoos represent an expression of self. They exist as a permanent declaration of some sort. Perhaps it’s a dedication to the one you love, or a remembrance...

Intense Pulsed Light, also referred to as IPL or photofacial, is a treatment that can correct a variety of benign skin conditions. Many people often refer to...

More is always better right? Well not always, and certainly not when it comes to chins. The dreaded “double chin” is an issue that many people deal...

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...

Chin liposuction is a form of plastic surgery that is sometimes chosen instead of a full face lift. Like all plastic surgery, it is an elective procedure...

The female breasts receive a lot of attention both socially and medically. Most people often think of breast surgery in terms of getting bigger breasts, but they...

Retin-A is a form of vitamin A used cosmetically as a skin renewal treatment. Initially introduced as a treatment for acne, Retin-A (brand name for tretinoin) has...

Hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition that causes darker-than-normal patches of skin on the face, arms and hands. (Pigmentation referring to the color of the skin; “hyper”...

If you’re looking for cosmetic treatments to improve skin appearance, microdermabrasion might be the treatment 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 and leave you...

Alloderm is a a human-tissue based implant used to augment and promote the growth of existing tissue in surgeries such as breast reconstruction, hernia repair, abdominal wall...

Loosening of facial skin and structure occurs over time, caused by the sun and other factors, slowing collagen production. Many of us would like the benefits of...

Skin lightening is used to brighten the look of dark spots on the skin. People with age spots, melasma, freckles, acne marks, or other darkened areas may...

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...

Wrinkles are creases or folds in the skin. They can form anywhere on the body, as the skin loses elasticity, but they are usually most noticeable on...

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...

Latisse is a prescription medication used to help grow fuller, longer, darker eyelashes. The only FDA-approved drug for eyelash growth, Latisse was originally developed as a glaucoma...

Are you looking to lift sagging facial skin but apprehensive about surgery? Consider Ultherapy, the only FDA-approved ultrasound treatment designed to tighten the skin of the neck,...

New laser technologies allow plastic surgeons to treat facial wrinkles, blemishes, skin discoloration and scars with extreme precision, even in the most delicate of facial areas. Also...

Are you sick and tired of spending time and money shaving, tweezing or undergoing painful waxing treatments to achieve hairless perfection? If “yes,” then perhaps it’s time...

Cellulite got you feeling down? Relax; it’s a common issue that more than 80 percent of women deal with one time or another somewhere on their body....

VASERlipo is an ultrasound-assisted liposuction treatment used by many plastic surgeons as a more effective fat-removal procedure. VASER, which stands for Vibration Amplification of Sound Energy at...

Developed by Cynosure, Inc. in 2006, SmartLipo is a type of liposuction treatment performed using advanced laser-assisted technologies. Also referred to as Smart Liposuction and Laser Liposuction,...

Developed by Zeltiq Aesthetics, Coolsculpting is a trademarked alternative to liposuction. Approved by the FDA in September 2010, Coolsculpting, or cryolipolysis, is a non-surgical procedure that actually...

The nine months of pregnancy represent some of the most meaningful, beautiful months in a woman’s life. Nurturing the development of life into the world is beyond...

The Brazilian Butt Lift is a type of cosmetic plastic surgery that improves the shape and size of the buttocks. Contrary to what you may think, the...

A bra-line back lift is a type of plastic surgery treatment intended to correct sagging back fat rolls affecting the upper back. The name is derived from...

Cheek augmentation is performed to improve the contours and overall size of the cheeks. Also known as malar augmentation, this procedure can be used to highlight your...

Do you feel like your forehead is too large, or your hairline too high? A prominent forehead can look out of proportion and change the balance of...

  What is Xeomin? Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxinA) is an injectable medication used in non-surgical treatments of certain facial wrinkles associated with aging. It contains botulinum toxin A as...

What is Sculptra? Sculptra (also known as Sculptra Aesthetic) is a synthetic, biodegradable injectable dermal filler, used to treat signs of aging on facial skin. The active...

What is Restylane? Restylane is a line of hyaluronic acid (HA) – based dermal fillers used to correct the effects of aging on the face, neck, lips...

  What is Radiesse? Radiesse (formerly marketed as “Radiance”) is an injectable cosmetic filler designed to treat deep facial wrinkles, lines, or folds. It works by improving...

Prevelle Silk is an injectable dermal filler used to treat moderate to severe wrinkles and facial folds. This is one of the newer injectable soft tissue fillers...

What is Juvéderm? Juvéderm is a premium line of dermal fillers, based on the superb natural biological compound hyaluronic acid. Juvéderm fillers are injected under the skin...

Hyaluronic acid fillers are a popular choice for reducing the facial lines and wrinkles that result from aging. Such fillers are made from hyaluronic acid, a substance...

Fat fillers are a popular way to plump up thin lips, hollow cheeks, and wrinkles. These procedures use the patient’s own excess fat which is removed from...

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

Collagen is a protein that forms the support structure of the skin. It is important for keeping the skin moisturized and elastic, but is naturally lost as...

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...