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Acne

As a practicing physician assistant in dermatology, I see scores of patients with acne looking for skincare regimens and quick fixes that will give them the long term results they dream of. Acne is one of the most common skin conditions: 80% of Americans deal with it at some point in their lives, and as many as 20% will suffer…

wrinkles - botox

By Melissa L. Giordano, RN, CANS, CPSN The Breslow Center For Plastic Surgery Paramus, NJ Botox is one of the most common anti-aging procedures worldwide, yet despite its popularity and proven track record, several misconceptions surrounding it persist. Here are 10 common Botox myths we often hear at our practice. 1. Botox is toxic and unsafe As a purified derivative…

Cosmetologists and plastic surgeons say they are seeing more men asking for the techniques, invasive and non-invasive, to help them look young. By  The Daily Beast's Natasha Wolff Mark Zuckerberg once said, “If you’re over 30, you’re a slow old man.” Let’s just say that this seems to have stuck in the mind of many men. These days, time moves at…

male bodybuilder

The popularity of bodybuilding competitions is on the rise. Back in 2006, 40 International Federation of BodyBuilders (IFBB) competitions were held, with prize money topping 1.6 million dollars. Now the IFBB holds more than 2,500 competitions at all levels annually, ranging from local to world championships, and bodybuilders can earn enough money to make it their profession. Even celebrities like…

“Oh. My. Gosh. Look at Her Butt. Oh. My. Gosh. Look at Her Butt,” the girls chant in Nicki Minaj’s hit song “Anaconda,” in which a male says, “My anaconda don't want none unless you got buns, hun.” Unless you got buns. While there are ways to firm up your posterior with extensive exercise, or body shape wear and clothing…

Emily Ratajkowski has one. So does Jasmine Tookes, and the entire Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show posse, now that I think about it. However, most women don’t, have never, and probably will never obtain one. I’m talking about “ab cracks,” the furor-causing fitspo phenomenon subtly taking over your Instagram feed. First coined in early July, the ab crack is essentially the…

mommy makeover

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about mommy makeover procedures, both surgical and non-invasive. When I was pregnant with my daughter I gained seventy pounds - mostly from watermelon and pizza. After I gave birth, I was too caught up with cooing over my precious little bundle of joy to notice that as my face and body shrank back…

For most of us across this great nation, summer has arrived in full force. And while America’s birthday might have set some of us a little behind the 8-ball with our fitness goals, there’s still plenty of time to tone up for the second leg of bathing suit season. But rather than being cooped up in a stuffy gym on…

plastic surgery for career advancement

Doctors report that an increasing number of patients are requesting cosmetic procedures because they want to remain competitive in the workplace. Not so long ago, plastic surgery was associated primarily with wealthy women of a certain age, but in recent years that stereotype has died out: men and women as young as their late twenties are now undergoing cosmetic procedures,…

Selfie

The selfie has become the norm in today's plastic surgery business. According to Dr. Adam Tattelbaum, a Maryland Plastic surgeon with three locations in Washington DC, it is very common for patients to break out their phone and show selfies of areas they would like improved during a plastic surgery consultation. "Ten years ago patients brought in photos of models that they would like…

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