Liquid Facelift

I read and hear this term all the time.  Patients ask me “what is a liquid facelift?”  It really is not a lift in the traditional sense of the word.  What it is in reality is a facial rejuvenation technique that involves the injection of various fillers in areas of the face to help […]

The 411 on Cheek Augmentation

Like any part of your body we age all over – everywhere – and the cheeks are no exception.  Everyone wants to have nice cheek bones with a young youthful contour but for many of us we have lost that young youthful look but despair not.  There are things we can do to improve […]

Newer Trends in 2016

The statistics are in and 2016 is now in the record books.  We saw 17.1 million surgical and minimally invasive procedures performed with breast augmentation and Botox leading the way.  Overall the 2016 statistics saw a 3% increase over 2015. Facial cosmetic procedures saw a sharp rise and once again are one of the […]

Caution: Non-Surgical Rejuvenation

As we speed a head here in the 21st century we all want a quick and easy and I might add inexpensive fix to appear younger and better.  We all want the perfect world.  However, a word of caution.  One recent non-surgical technique is called Kybella.  These are injections to melt fat under the […]

“Second skin” May Make Wrinkles Disappear

The concept is to cover our aged, wrinkled skin with a thin bio membrane or second skin.  Researchers at MIT have developed a thin transparent polymer film to lay over your “old” skin to give you new skin.  This polymer film is only 70 thousandths of a millimeter.  That’s thin.  You apply it in […]

Caution – Beware

The healthcare landscape changes daily – reimbursements fall – costs of practicing medicine rise and the paper forms add nausea to the equation. This has created an environment where a potential cosmetic surgery patient is a walking land mine. Everyone is doing Botox, fillers, Ultherapy, lasers – you name it. Next on the list […]