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In the News: Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

Breast Implant Associated ALCL (BIA-ALCL) is a form of lymphoma seen in women who have breast implants. ALCL is not breast cancer, it is a rare type of cancer of the immune cells.  While all women with breast implants, or considering breast implants, should know about BIA-ALCL, it is extremely rare, very treatable, and should […]

How Should I Prepare for the Recovery Period After My Surgery?

Adequately preparing for your upcoming surgery is vital for reducing post-surgical stress. While every surgery varies as far as recovery goes, there are several things you can do to ensure a smooth healing process with minimal pain, scarring or complications. Today, we’ll take a closer look at a few things you can do prior to […]

Can Men Get Eyelid Lifts?

More and more men are spending time and money on their outward appearance, and for  good reason! The way people look at us can have a significant impact on the way we see ourselves. We’re able to feel more confident in every aspect of our lives from work, to social situations, and even in our […]

Does Fat Grafting Give Better Results than Injectable Fillers?

Both fat grafting and injectable dermal fillers can address age-related volume-loss throughout the face and body. Men and women can instantly achieve better contours that make them look and feel more youthful. Although fat and fillers provide similar results in many instances, they’re vastly different techniques that are highly-individualized. So, which gives better results? Well, […]

Does a Breast Lift Make My Breasts Smaller?

With cosmetic breast surgery, I have three options – I can make your breasts larger (breast augmentation or augmentation mammoplasty), I can make your breasts smaller (breast reduction or reduction mammoplasty), and I can lift your breasts (breast lift or mastopexy).  I can also do combinations – breast reduction and lift, or breast augmentation and […]

Why Can’t I Take a Cab Home After My Outpatient Surgery?

With most of my outpatient surgeries, patients receive either sedation anesthesia or general anesthesia. While I also use local anesthesia during your procedure, sedation or general anesthesia reduces anxiety and pain. Patients who have sedation may have some awareness of the surgery, while those under general anesthesia have none. With both procedures, after the surgery patients […]

Is an Abdominoplasty an Outpatient Procedure?

Abdominoplasty (often known as a tummy tuck) is an incredibly popular procedure among both men and women. Aging, significant changes in weight and even genetics can all contribute to a protruding belly. Through an easily-concealable incision at the bikini line, I’m able to remove unwanted fat, tighten abdominal muscles, and remove excess skin to give […]

When Can I Resume Doing Yoga After My Face or Neck Lift?

There’s no question that yoga is a great way to stay fit. It can also be a fun social activity so it’s understandable that many of my patients are anxious to get back to their routine as soon as possible. However, certain yoga positions can put a strain on your face and neck potentially lengthening […]

What Is Included in a Mommy Makeover?

Many of the women who come into my practice feel frustrated with their post-pregnancy body. Having children affects every woman differently. For some, even with extensive dieting & exercising, childbearing and breastfeeding can diminish the work they previously put into keeping fit. Breasts can become sagging or deflated. Stretch marks and fat pockets that just […]

Why Do Celebrities and Wealthy People Sometimes End Up with Bad Facelifts?

We’ve all seen them – famous celebrities, well-known socialites, politicians, people of wealth and power – with horrible facelifts. With all their resources and connections, how is that possible? And if these people end up with horrible results… well… it makes one nervous when considering a facelift. Why do celebrities and people of means end […]

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