Am I a Good Candidate for CoolSculpting?

How do I know if CoolSculpting is a good option for me or not? When referring to the noun, Webster defines fat as “animal tissue consisting chiefly of cells distended with greasy or oily matter”. There is nothing whatsoever appealing in that description, yet, we seem to spend an inordinate amount of time focused on…

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benign skin moles

Treating Skin Cancer with Mohs Surgery

Is Mohs surgery an effective option for skin cancer? When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, other issues tended to fade into the background, and, considering the potential outcomes from a global perspective, that was understandable. Unfortunately, on a personal level, all of our other health issues remained. There is no way to describe losing so many…

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scars on patient's face

Types of Scars and Treatment Options

Are there scar therapy methods that will significantly reduce the appearance of scars?  People who have scars that are the least bit noticeable tend to have the exact same experience when they look in the mirror: their eyes are immediately drawn to the scar. Doesn’t matter if it runs from one side of the body…

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body contouring

Body Contouring Options

What body contouring procedures work best to get rid of sagging skin after weight loss? Have you been struggling with sagging skin after losing weight, no matter how hard you try to exercise to firm up those areas? Don’t feel bad. You are not alone in your frustration. Many people find that, after losing a…

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woman with cellulite

Cellulite: Causes and Treatment

What causes cellulite and do medical spas offer safe options for getting rid of or, at least, reducing the appearance of it? Everyone knows what cellulite looks like. It’s the lumpy, cottage-cheesy looking skin, usually found on thighs, hips and rear ends. It just appears and never goes away.  But, what is it, really? Actually,…

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woman with a migraine

Botox Is FDA-Approved for Migraines

Is Botox a safe and effective treatment for migraines? If you have ever heard someone refer to a migraine as “just a bad headache”, you can be pretty confident that that person has never experienced a migraine. The pain associated with a migraine may center upon the head, but “ache” does not even come close…

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nose surgery

How to Prepare for Nose Surgery

What should I do and what can I expect before the actual surgery on my nose? Rhinoplasty, or nose surgery, is a big deal. This is true whether your goals are functional or aesthetic. Maybe you have made the decision based on the need to improve your breathing by having something done about your deviated…

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woman receiving cosmetic surgery

Facial Volume Restoration

Can the loss of volume in the face that comes with aging be restored with fat grafting? The subject of aging is one of those areas where we certainly have contradictory feelings: a true love and hate relationship. We all want to age or live for as long as possible, but we don’t want there…

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male plastic surgery

Top 10 Plastic Surgeries Requested by Men

What kinds of plastic and cosmetic procedures are the most popular for men? According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, plastic surgeries performed for men have increased close to 30 percent over the past decade. Women still account for the vast majority of procedures, by far, but thanks to selfies, social media and a…

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