Category Archives: Facial procedures

You’re No Pinocchio: A Lengthening Nose May Be an Illusion

September 8, 2014

As the years go by, you may feel as though the end of your nose has begun to wilt or sag. You’re not alone—many men and women seek out a doctor’s opinion on correcting a drooping nose tip. But according to a recent report, your nasal tip might not be the thing that’s actually changed over time.

Plastic surgeons with … click to read more


Fillers for Your Feet? Injectables Are More Versatile Than You Thought

August 8, 2014

We all know a combination of Botox and fillers can revitalize your face and shave years off, but did you realize injectables go above and beyond when it comes to cosmetic enhancement? Keeping you fresh from head to toe, these treatments have more uses than they get credit for:

Hand Rejuvenation

A subtle indicator of age, hands are often forgotten … click to read more


Injectables Spotlight: Artefill® and Juvéderm Voluma™ XC

June 24, 2014

We’re always looking for ways to help make it easier for our patients to look their best, and injectable fillers are one of the most popular go-to treatments for a low-maintenance youthful appearance. That’s why we have recently added two innovative products—Artefill® and Juvéderm Voluma™ XC—to our selection of injectables. Each fills a unique niche in the world of facial … click to read more


Will An Eyelid Lift Remove My Dark Circles?

March 19, 2014

An eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty, is one of the most rewarding cosmetic surgery procedures, because the eyes communicate so much about us. When the eyes are affected by excess skin, unsightly bags, or dark circles, the entire face can suffer: you can look tired or worried when you are not. An eyelid lift can address the upper lids, the lower … click to read more


What makes Sculptra Aesthetic and RADIESSE® different?

December 9, 2013

Sculptra Aesthetic and RADIESSE® are part of the next generation of dermal fillers, a step beyond the well-known hyaluronic acid (HA) products such as JUVÉDERM®. They are biostimulators, meaning they prompt the body to produce new collagen in addition to plumping the skin.

Aging slows the body’s ability to renew the structures that support the skin. These injectable gels encourage … click to read more


Restoring a Youthful Contour: The 3 Major Components of a Facelift

November 27, 2013

Are you considering a facelift to rejuvenate your appearance? A facelift is designed to reduce the visible signs of aging in your neck and face—it targets sagging skin, loose muscles, excess fat accumulation, and deep wrinkles and creases. The procedure achieves these goals through three different stages: removing extra fat; tightening underlying muscles; and repositioning facial and neck skin.

While … click to read more


Can Wrinkles Make You Seem Mad? Or Even Sad?

August 23, 2013

Are colleagues frequently thinking you’re upset, even when you’re not? Do your friends ask what’s worrying you—yet you haven’t a care in the world?

It’s possible that your face is sending signals that don’t match your mood. According to a recent article from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), Penn State University researchers have discovered that wrinkles can … click to read more


What is Photoaging?

August 1, 2013

Summer is here, and it’s time to focus on protecting yourself from the sun. Perhaps you know that the leading cause of premature aging is sun damage; the actual term for this is photoaging. Photoaging causes a variety of unwelcome changes to the skin: age or liver spots, wrinkles, changes in skin tone, broken blood vessels, tough leathery skin, and … click to read more


Peel Away the Years

January 20, 2013

Do you feel younger than you look? Age, stress, genetics, and the environment can all conspire against your appearance. Since we feel you deserve to look your best, we offer chemical peels to help you regain a youthful glow.

A chemical peel removes the damaged outer layers of your skin to reveal younger-looking skin just below the surface. The results … click to read more


Big Results from Little Eyelid Procedures

July 23, 2012

Bags and puffiness around your eyes can add years to your face, make you look perpetually sad or tired, and even obstruct your vision. You can’t blink these problems away, but an eyelid surgery in Manhattan called a blepharoplasty can reduce those puffy eyelids and eliminate the excess baggage under your eyes.

A blepharoplasty eliminates the excess skin, fat, and … click to read more