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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…

10-things-to-consider-before-getting-plastic-surgery

As celebrities like Kylie Jenner, Ariel Winter, and Iggy Azalea come forward about their plastic surgery, one thing is clear: Cosmetic surgery is on the rise. Just last year, 1.4 million women got cosmetic surgery and 12.5 million women had cosmetic minimally invasive procedures, according to the 2015 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

mother and daughter plastic surgery

This dynamic mother and daughter duo are each other’s best critics and strongest supporters. Mary, 52, and Sophie, 27 (names changed for privacy) are a mother and daughter whose relationship is so close that they can finish each other’s sentences - much like the fictional Lorelai and Rory from the Gilmore Girls television series. The difference - this mother-daughter duo…

stem cell cosmetics

Stem cells are the anti-aging ingredient du jour. Cosmetic companies, spas, and even some doctors are touting their use as a sort of “fountain of youth” than can rejuvenate the skin and body and improve aesthetic procedures. There is no question that these cells are powerful and hold a lot of potential to treat a range of conditions, but there…

For most of my life, the idea of plastic surgery has seemed a bizarre, almost perverse extravagance, the province of the idle rich and appearance-obsessed celebrities. But as I've entered my late thirties, and the lines around my eyes have grown a little deeper, my sense of distancing judgment has somewhat subsided.

Botox

In the early 1980s, doctors realized they had an effective neurotoxin for a number of eye disorders — botulinum toxin. Other medicinal uses followed, but by 2002, the FDA opened up a whole new role for Botox® — cosmetic corrections for a variety of areas.   by John Hammarley and Drs. Shaun Parson and Christine Hatori TOO MUCH OF A…

Botox used to be the “go-to” anti-aging treatment of choice, but a growing number of consumers and doctors are now turning to dermal fillers as a way to restore a more youthful appearance to the face. Instead of freezing wrinkle-forming muscles, injectable fillers work by replacing the volume that is lost as levels of collagen under the skin diminish over…

As the temperatures rise and layers of clothing are shed, many men and women are taking a hard look at themselves in the mirror and deciding that they’re due for a little tune-up. Summer is also the best time of the year to get work done if you don’t want to be conspicuously absent from the office while recovering from…

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