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Workout myths

Anyone who has embarked on a wellness journey can probably relate to the fact that the fitness world is filled with misinformation. And unfortunately, perhaps no area of exercise advice suffers greater than that directed at women. We caught up with Greg Gentile - certified personal trainer, nutritionist, and owner of Apex Training - to try to squash some of…

restylane beauty treatment

Five months ago, on New Year’s Eve, I injured myself in the most unspectacular of ways. Just as I was getting ready to go out I made an awkward move and twisted my left foot, which was still asleep. The rest is history: I wound up bringing in 2016 with ace bandages and ice packs, cradling my foot while watching…

social media

Social media networks – Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, to start – can truly deliver a marketing “win” for plastic surgeons... when used correctly. Social media is now a standard form of marketing for small businesses and Fortune 500 companies alike. As a digital media consultant, I teach small business owners how to establish themselves online, choosing between the variety of…

male plastic surgery

If I'm being perfectly honest, cosmetic surgery is something that has never really crossed my mind, and I think most of my male friends would agree. I've always thought it was something reserved for narcissistic middle-aged women with deep pockets and shallow thoughts. So when I recently came across a story about the growing trend of facelifts and liposuction in younger…

Proportionate harmony - that’s the key to getting a body that will turn heads. Breast augmentation has been the most popular procedure in North America for several years, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and I must say that it’s the most requested procedure at my practice as well. I’ve been a plastic surgeon for over 30 years,…

plastic surgery for superman

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the number of male cosmetic procedures has more than doubled over the past twenty years. We asked our panel of expert surgeons Dr. Brian D. Cohen, Dr. Robert Brueck, Dr. Jon Kurkjian and Dr. Wayne Wertheim to tell us about their male patients’ motivations, the procedures they’re opting for, and how the…

sunbathing

In my teenage years I was lucky enough to be blessed with clear skin, and rarely suffered from acne outbreaks. As an adult I started experiencing skin hyperpigmentation, a fairly common condition caused by the overproduction of melanin in certain spots on the skin. Adult acne, which affects nearly 70% of grown women, also became an occasional concern. This made…

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