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…

microneedling

Non-invasive procedures work, but results vary. The pounds have melted away and the stretch marks have faded, but that doesn’t mean I exited pregnancy unscathed. Fully clothed, I may look like my former slim pre-pregnancy self, but what you don’t see is the thin, crepey skin and sagging belly hidden underneath my mom uniform of t-shirt and jeans. And it’s…

We asked five top, board-certified plastic surgeons for their recommendations on how best to address the following adult skin care problems. This is what they had to tell us. How can I get rid of sun spots? Sun spots occur due to an accumulation of sun/free radical damage. Make-up will hide the problem to a certain extent, but I prefer…

With societal pressures to look your best we look to our most revered celebrities as icons in beauty and fashion. Believe it or not, most of these stars were not born the way they now appear. Blake Lively Back in 2005, Blake Lively was known for being an actress in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and Gossip Girl. A…

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…

botched plastic surgery

The third season of E! Entertainment’s popular reality series “Botched” has just premiered - veteran facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif are back to their scalpels, righting the wrongs of some of the most extreme botched plastic surgery cases. The dynamic duo put their savvy surgical skills to the test in each episode, as…

Excessive Sweat

"Um, I think we both need showers," my husband said to me as we bathed our baby. It was sweet of him to lump himself into his directive -- because of course he was trying to tell me I needed a shower. I didn't have the heart to tell him I just took one. That's right, less than an hour…

thermage

The summer I was fourteen, I went to a camp that specialized in the performing arts. The afternoon of our first show, Jeanne, our designated makeup artist stared at my face while applying baby-blue shadow to my eyelids, and slicking petal pink lip-gloss on my lips. “You are lucky, Estelle,” she declared. “I can tell you’re going to age well.…

plastic surgery trends

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons recently released its much-awaited 2015 Plastic Surgery Statistics report, in which it notes a shift in the types of procedures patients are undergoing and an increasingly broad socio-economic range of clients seeking out cosmetic enhancements. The total number of procedures has more than doubled since 2000, and "while more traditional facial procedures and breast…

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