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New York, NY 10028
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Great Neck, NY 11021
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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 […]


Brian D. Cohen, MD discusses the benefits of body contouring treatment after weight loss.

What Are the Benefits of Body Contouring After Weight Loss?

For the first time in U.S. history, the average adult in this country is veering towards obesity. According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 35 percent of young adults, over 42 percent of middle-aged adults, and over 41 percent of adults over 60 fit into this category. Aware of all the health risks associated […]


Brian D. Cohen, MD discusses the questions you should ask your rhinoplasty surgeon.

Questions to Ask Your Rhinoplasty Surgeon

What are some of the things I should ask a prospective surgeon during the initial evaluation for rhinoplasty surgery? Rhinoplasty, or a nose job as it is more commonly known, continues to be one of the most requested types of plastic surgery. Many types of cosmetic or plastic surgery are performed solely for the purpose […]


Brian D. Cohen, MD gives an overview of CoolSculpting and how it works.

CoolSculpting: How It Works

Do you actually lose weight with CoolSculpting? Fat. We can’t live without it, but we certainly don’t enjoy living with an overabundance of it! The body needs fat. It is an important energy source and is necessary for maintaining basic bodily functions, especially when it comes to keeping the heart healthy and hormones in balance. […]


Brian D. Cohen, MD gives an overview of the procedures involved in a mommy makeover.

What, Exactly, Is a Mommy Makeover?

Pregnancy is a beautiful thing. It’s nature’s way of re-populating our world. Women have the ability to grow and nourish life from within themselves. It truly is amazing! For many, motherhood can also be a beautiful thing. You get to see the child that you love grow and learn new things each day. You get […]