Cosmetic Trends: Fads vs. Truths

Posted: November 30, 2013

There are articles and advertisements online, in print and on television everyday talking about the latest device, product or technique that will get you fast results for cheap. This extends from the most extensive surgeries, like a facelift to smaller treatments like a facial or noninvasive laser. Most of the claims should be taken with at least a grain of salt, but some shortcuts and claims could lead to more serious complications like hospitalization and ...

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Social media pushing beauty trends

Posted: October 20, 2013

In the high-tech world of candid photographs, increasingly high resolution images and instantaneous uploads, it has never been more important to look “camera ready.” Photo-editing software may be available on your mobile phone, but you can’t hide in a Google Hangout or on Facetime. Many have seen what the self-facing camera combined with bad angles and lighting can do to a person’s confidence. Set your patients’ fears at ease – there is hope.

1. Skin – ...

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Bad celebrity plastic surgery: Not common and completely avoidable

Posted: September 10, 2013

The hottest stories online about plastic surgery are of course, the stories of surgery gone wrong. Combine that with the element of celebrity and you have a surefire hit on your hands. We have all seen the stories and as a plastic surgeon, we know it doesn’t tell the whole story. First, they don’t represent the majority of people who get plastic surgery. Most are hardworking men and women who want to look and feel ...

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Mommy makeovers: Getting your body back

Posted: August 15, 2013

The top three cosmetic surgery procedures in 2012 were breast augmentation, liposuction and tummy tuck – the three procedures that make up a standard Mommy Makeover. These procedures focus on improving the figure and giving women back a sense of control and self-esteem. Share some interesting facts, good results and additional procedures with patients.

1. Giving some basic information about a Mommy Makeover is a good start in sharing details about the combination procedure. ...

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