Category Archives: Cosmetic Surgery

The Benefits of Placing Breast Implants Under the Muscle

When we perform breast augmentation near Palm Springs at our practice, we usually recommend that our patients have their breast implants placed under the pectoralis muscle (submuscular placement). A recent study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery® found that submuscular placement significantly reduces the incidence of capsular contracture (hardening of scar tissue). One of the most common reasons for breast augmentation…

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Modeling Surgical Results on the Runway

I have been a cosmetic surgeon on Staten Island for a long time, and each year, there’s always lots of buzz about New York Fashion Week happening just across the bay. This year, plastic surgery was on display as a surgeon let his patients walk the runway to show off their results while images of their before-and-after photos flashed on…

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The Body Lift: A Total Transformation

I have found that one of the most rewarding procedures I perform at my cosmetic surgery practice serving Brooklyn and Staten Island is the body lift. This procedure helps patients who have lost a lot of weight in the last steps of their transformations. For those who accomplish the amazing and lose large amounts of weight, sometimes with the help…

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Mommy Makeover? What About the Daddies?

The Mommy Makeover, or a combination of procedures done all at once to restore a woman’s pre-pregnancy body, has become very popular in recent years at my Bay Area cosmetic surgery practice. Also on the rise, though, has been the number of men getting aesthetic procedures. Although men do not have to worry about the effects of pregnancy on their…

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A Chemical Peel Primer

Chemical peels are among the most popular options for patients interested in facial rejuvenation at my cosmetic surgery and skincare practice in New York, so let me explain more about chemical peels and how they work. Chemical peels remove the outer layers of skin to reveal the fresh, youthful-looking skin beneath. They help to diminish minor skin imperfections and signs of…

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