Smart Beauty Guide Videos

  • You Can Still Have Natural-Looking Breasts with Implants, Here’s Why

    Breast augmentation procedures continue to be one of the five most popular surgical procedures according to statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. With the variety of implant options, plastic surgeons are able to customize the procedure to accommodate each individual patient, choosing the breast implant size and shape that meets their aesthetic goals. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Sheila Nazarian discusses how patients can still achieve a natural look with breast implants.  

  • Plastic Surgeon Explains Popular Nonsurgical Fat Reduction Options Which Produce Results

    According to 2015 cosmetic surgery statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, there was a 19% increase in nonsurgical fat reduction procedures from 2014. More patients are seeking alternatives to liposuction that deliver the results they are looking for without going under the knife. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Jennifer Walden discusses how the hot and cold nonsurgical fat reduction devices work.  

  • Here’s The Difference in Fat Transfer to the Face, Breast, and Buttocks

    Fat transfer also known as fat grafting is a popular for cosmetic procedure for patients who are looking to restore or add volume to their face, breast and buttocks. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Ashkan Ghavami based in Beverly Hills, CA discusses how he uses fat from other areas to reshape and recontour the body in combination with other procedures based on the patient’s needs and aesthetic goals. 

  • Why Plastic Surgeons are Choosing Fat Grafting vs. Implants

    Fat grafting is growing in popularity. According to statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, last year there were 18,135 fat grafting procedures to the breast, 18,487 to the buttocks, and 48,059 to the face. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. 

  • Here’s Why Teens Are Getting Labiaplasty. It Is Not For Aesthetic Purposes

    There has been a big amount of misconception and connotation when it comes to labiaplasty surgery. Many people associate this procedure to people who are very sexually active and refer to it as the “pornstar procedure”. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Sheila Nazarian disagrees with those misconceptions.  

    “I have had a couple of teenage girls that I have performed labiaplasty on because they needed the procedure for functionality reasons,” she explains. “They are not doing it to look better; it is very emotional and necessary for them.” 

  • Breast Lift vs. Breast Augmentation: Which Procedure is Right for You

    A breast lift addresses sagging, uneven breasts and dropping while a breast augmentation increases breast size and restores volume to the breast. Board-certified plastic surgeon, and President of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), Dr. Daniel C. Mills discusses when to consider a breast lift versus a breast augmentation. 

  • Advances in Facelift Surgery: A Three Dimensional Approach To Restoring A Youthful Look

    The stigma around facelifts has changed drastically over the past decades. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Richard Baxter who is based in Seattle, WA, explains how a facelift procedure has advanced over the years and the limits of nonsurgical facial treatments. 

  • Popular Nonsurgical Treatments for Facial Aging

    Nonsurgical facial aging treatments are not substitutes for a facelift, they can be performed in conjunction with a surgical treatment explains board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Laurie Cases These treatments include Botox, hyaluronic acid fillers, laser skin resurfacing, chemical peels, intense pulsed light (IPL), and more. 

  • Stackable Therapy: The Trinity Skincare Treatments for Staving off Facial Aging

    As more patients request for subtle enhancements to their appearance, aesthetic plastic surgeons are staving off the aging process with nonsurgical treatments using the stackable treatment approach, as they deem appropriate.  

  • Popular Male Plastic Surgery Procedures That Make a Difference

    More men are seeking aesthetic treatments and refinements, particularly when it comes to getting rid of sagging skin and the puffiness under the eyes. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Kevin Smith describes the cosmetic procedures men are getting and why.  

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