Microneedling 101

These days, New Yorkers can get all sorts of treatments for problem skin conditions. There are the proven classics–like Botox, lasers, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion–and there are also some innovative and new strategies. One of these more recent trends is microneedling. If you read a lot of beauty blogs or have industry-obsessed friends, you’ve probably […]

How to prepare for a breast surgery

Are you about to undergo a breast surgery? Whether you are increasing your size, reducing your size, or doing some other type of alteration, you’re probably feeling a combination of excited and nervous. That feeling is completely normal. In fact, most of the New Yorkers that we see in our office who are gearing up […]

These procedures can help make your eyes pop

As a society, we place a lot of importance on how our eyes look. After all, there’s a reason that false eyelashes, colored contact lenses, YouTube makeup tutorials, and Snapchat filters are so popular. Some even say that the eyes are the window to the soul. If that’s the case, you might be wondering if […]

Understanding (and treating!) dark spots

Dark spots on the skin can be frustrating. They are challenging to cover up and, often, out of our control. Dark spots can develop thanks to a host of culprits, including sunshine, hormones, and acne. They aren’t limited to certain groups of people, and they definitely aren’t a regional phenomena. In fact, I regularly see […]

Is CoolSculpting worth the hype?

From reviews in magazines like Allure, GQ, and Time, to personal accounts shared by people from New York to California and beyond, CoolSculpting is gaining a great reputation for rapid weight loss. As one woman who underwent CoolSculpting explained in a recent interview with Redbook, the procedure can bring back lost confidence. “As a mother […]

Are dramatic plastic surgery “transformations” realistic?

Even if you’re not a fan of “reality TV,” you’ve likely heard about the recent and dramatic weight loss of “Mama” June Shannon, star of “Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo” and, now, “Mama June: From Not to Hot.” Shannon has shed 300 pounds, going down to a weight of 160 thanks to a gastric sleeve surgery, […]

Here’s what to look for in a plastic surgeon

As plastic surgeries gain popularity, they may start to feel like they are no big deal. It’s important to remember, however, that cosmetic procedures are real surgeries and should not be taken too lightly. Researching and understanding the expertise of your plastic surgeon is just as important as researching the procedures themselves.Whether you are wanting […]

Should I get a breast lift or augmentation?

Are you are unhappy with your breasts? Are they making you feel self-conscious due to their size, shape, or sagging? Worse yet, are they causing you physical pain? Unless you’re a trained physician, differences in various breast procedures might feel a little unclear, and that is understandable. Over the years, we’ve seen some changes in […]

Brazilians embrace plastic surgery, so why do we shy from it?

For some reason, New Yorkers, and Americans in general for that matter have a lot of opinions when it comes to cosmetic surgery. For the most part, procedures are kept hush-hush. That’s why tabloids love to talk about celebrities who have had breast augmentation and nose jobs, why Hollywood writers include plot twists with dramatic […]

Three ways cosmetic surgery can change your life (for the better!)

When you hear the words “plastic surgery,” you might think of dramatic transformations and extreme makeovers for celebrities who get paid to look good. But that’s not always the case. Cosmetic surgeries are often more than just skin deep. Sometimes, being surrounded by images of flawless models — in movies, magazines, billboards in New York’s […]