All Blog News for Nonsurgical Procedures

  • Fat Busting Options That Don’t Require Surgery

    There is no denying that our culture is obsessed with losing body fat. Just ask anyone who has been up during the wee hours of the morning channel surfing, and they’d be hard-pressed to deny that they weren’t bombarded by infomercial after infomercial touting pills, potions and some odd looking contraptions that are “GUARANTEED” to help one lose fat or get their money back. And the fat-busting industry is no longer the domain of D-list celebrities - remember Suzanne Somers and her Thigh Master? 

  • New You For a New Job: Procedures that break down the barrier between you and your next job

    If getting a new job is one of your resolutions, and you’re getting the interviews but not the offer, maybe you need to consider your appearance. Like it or not, appearances do matter and there’s a chance that yours might be holding you back. Perhaps that’s why there seem to be a few trends that continue to be quite popular, including tattoo removal, earlobe reconstruction and of course, the perennial favorite… Botox. 

  • Too Good to Be True? No! Nonsurgical Skin Tightening Lives up to the Hype!

    The words "nonsurgical skin tightening" inspire hope and relief in many who are searching for an aesthetic enhancement but are not yet ready to go under the knife. It almost sounds too good to be true! Thankfully it's not. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Grant Stevens shares his insight and advice for those of us curious about the procedure. 

    1. How is the skin tightened non-surgically?  

  • How To Eliminate Those Pesky And Unsightly Spider Veins

    Sclerotherapy might be the coolest procedure to bear witness to, and is still the best method to eliminate those pesky and unsightly spider veins! 

  • Prenup Plastic Surgery: Would You Say “I Do?”

    If you’re thinking of getting something done, when better than before the biggest day of your life, as well as the most important photo shoot of your life? All eyes will be on you, which is something you should enjoy, not feel anxious about. And it's not just for that day… imagine that photo that will forever be sitting on your mantel. After you have kids and age as gracefully as possible, you will always look at that photo and revel in the one moment you felt the most beautiful. 

  • 5 Great “Starter” Procedures That May Quickly Help You  Regain Some of Your Youth

    (AKA my to-do list after spending a summer at camp with a bunch of young counselors) 

    I’m spending the summer at Camp Lenox (in the Berkshires) with my children on a journey that I thought would make me feel like a kid again. In many ways it has, but in even more ways, it has highlighted how I’m not as young as I feel.  

    You can always go back, but you can’t go back in time. There is definitely truth in this. 

  • What You Need to Know About Laser Hair Removal - to Avoid Things Getting Hairy

    I’m spending the summer at camp with my kids and I’m using the experience as part of a humor writing series I’m working on. There’s a ton of material. For starters, I’m older than pretty much all of the counselors and staff, who all seem fresh-faced and aglow at each and every function. Likewise, I’m working hard to look even slightly aglow. ‘Aflicker’ may be a better term.  

  • Heat energy, ultrasound and radio frequency cosmetic procedures

    By Ron Robinson 

    Throughout the years, plastic surgeons and doctors have learned to harness the power of regulated heat energy and radio frequencies to help restore and manipulate the inner layers of the skin without even grabbing a scalpel. The stats clearly show that more and more people are looking to noninvasive treatments to rebuild collagen and elastin, resulting in younger looking skin without the downtime of recovery from a surgical procedure.  

  • 6 ways to correct spider and varicose veins

    I remember when my daughter asked me about my tattoo. I apprehensively turned to look where she was pointing, ‘cause either I’d gotten a tattoo some drunken college night, without my knowledge, or she was pointing to a vein. To be honest, I wasn’t sure which was better.  

    Alas, it was an ugly blue vein that formed a letter P. The only P in the family is my mother-in-law, which would be abnormal to attribute my faux tattoo to. 

  • Tattoo regret: How many people are removing their ink?

    By: Ron Robinson 

    Have you ever admired something but never necessarily wanted it for yourself? I admire how well a deep tan looks (it’s the epitome of summer health), but I don’t want to spend hours in the sun to achieve it -- all that UV damage can catch up to you. 

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