Understanding the Value of Combination Procedures

A recent Wall Street Journal weekend article looked at the present status of aesthetic improvements in the population.  The featured “cosmetic provider” stated that he had fewer requests for surgery and more for non-invasive procedures, such as lasers or minimally invasive injections of fillers or neuromodulators (i.e., Botox).  He states people want to look younger […]

Joan Rivers 1933-2014

At our office, we want patients to embrace the positive aspects of their aesthetic refinements and the improved quality of life after successful plastic surgery.  Most important, however, we want our patients to be safe.  Too often patients are transferred into our emergency room from other physician’s surgery centers and offices with avoidable emergencies (excessive […]

Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

Recent data released by the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons has mirrored what we have seen in our practice over the last few years: i.e., more patients are requesting breast lifts as a stand-alone operation. It is now the fourth most common procedure requested by women and more than any facial aesthetic surgery. It […]