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Woman at a rhinoplasty consultation.

Is Rhinoplasty Worth the Cost?

How do I know if I am making the right decision to have surgery done on my nose? The most recent statistics put out by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) show that rhinoplasty continues to be one of the most sought after forms of cosmetic surgery being done today. Taking the top slot […]

Woman holding body fat, considering liposuction

Body Contouring with Liposuction

What are the benefits of liposuction if it doesn’t actually cause weight loss? Summer is coming! Let’s be honest. Whether the temperature outside is in the teens or setting records during heat waves, summer is always coming. And that means that, before you know it and quite likely before you’re ready, you will be forced […]

What Do Popsicles, Pigs and CoolSculpting Have in Common?

How was CoolSculpting developed and how does it work? CoolSculpting, or what is technically known as cryolipolysis, has become a popular cosmetic procedure for reducing the body’s fat cells by putting them through a process that freezes them. Unlike liposuction, CoolSculpting does not require any incisions, which results in minimal recovery time. This, coupled with […]

Woman meeting with her new plastic surgeon.

Choosing the Right Plastic Surgeon

What are the most important things to look for when choosing the right plastic surgeon? There is a saying that has been around for as long as I can remember that is some variation of “you get what you pay for”. It is straightforward enough and normally taken to mean that the more you spend […]

Woman and surgeon preparing for a tummy tuck.

How to Prepare for a Tummy Tuck

Are there things that I can do to prepare for my tummy tuck procedure? According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons in their last annual report, there were 17.7 million cosmetic procedures done in the U.S. last year. This number showed an increase of more than 275,000 over the previous year. Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) […]

Baby boomers spending time together.

Baby Boomers Look to Plastic Surgery for Help with Dating

What is causing the increase in face lifts and other types of plastic surgery among baby boomers? You have no doubt heard about millennials using “okay, boomer” as today’s version of the constantly recycled criticism of one generation toward another. If you don’t quite understand exactly what the phrase is supposed to mean, you are […]

Woman considering an otoplasty.

Otoplasty: Reshaping the Ear

Can otoplasty help with ears that stick out too far from the side of the head? The shape and way some people’s ears seem to stick out can be the result of heredity, a birth defect or an injury. Other times it appears to be completely random, with no discernible cause. Regardless of the underlying […]

Beyond Clinical Care: Dr. Brian D. Cohen on the Move

Sometimes it’s difficult to remember that our doctors not only have personal lives but professional lives that include activities other than clinical care. Dr. Brian D. Cohen, in addition to being an outstanding board-certified plastic surgeon, with offices in Great Neck and Manhattan, is a well-respected expert in his field throughout the country. A director […]

Woman with plastic surgeon considering a breast augmentation.

Are You a Good Candidate for a Breast Augmentation?

How do I know if I’m a good candidate for breast augmentation surgery? Timmie Jean Lindsey. Does that name ring a bell? Lindsey was a single mother of six who, in the spring of 1962, had a momentary lapse of judgment that resulted in her acquiring a rather large tattoo of a rose on her […]

Brian D. Cohen, MD discusses how botox works and what it's used for.

How Does Botox Work?

What exactly is Botox and how does it work? Anti-aging is big business! Globally, the anti-aging market is expected to surpass the $300 billion mark in less than five years. Surgical alternatives, like Botox, account for an increasingly significant chunk of that market and are continuing to grow in popularity. In fact, the demand for […]