• All About the Botox

    Botulinum toxin (Botox) is the most popular nonsurgical procedure performed in the United States. It is safe when performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon. Here’s what you need to know prior to undergoing the procedure. 

  • Top 10 plastic surgery myths: Fact vs. fiction [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Myths, exaggerations and urban legends are entertaining in comic books and the movies, but not so great for people researching a plastic surgery procedure. Smart Beauty Guide wants you to make informed decisions with factual statistics and true medical information about popular cosmetic procedures, like breast augmentation, liposuction, facelift and Botox injections. The truth is, due to intensive research and technological advancements, plastic surgery has never been more attainable, affordable and safe. 

  • How can plastic surgery lift you up? Let me count the ways. [INFOGRAPHIC]

    In the hands of a qualified, board-certified plastic surgeon, plastic surgery can not only help you achieve your ideal shape and contour, but also make you feel like a weight has been lifted. Patients who have had cosmetic surgery show an 87 percent approval rating with 97 percent recommended it to their friends and 93 percent considering having another procedure. 

  • A cut above the rest: 2012 cosmetic surgery statistics [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Where did Americans spend their hard earned dollars in 2012 when it came to plastic surgery? According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), breast augmentation took over the top spot from liposuction in the national totals for cosmetic surgery. Liposuction dropped from 325,332 procedures in 2011 to 313,011 in 2012 and breast augmentation went up from 316,848 surgeries to 330,631.  

  • Beauty at any age: Cosmetic procedures across a lifetime [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Like most things in life, what helps us look and feel our best in our 20s might not work for us in our 50s and 60s. As we come into adulthood, we want to fix imbalances and features that are disproportional, which explains why rhinoplasty and breast augmentation are popular for young adults. For those age 35-50, botulinum toxin in the form of Botox®, Dysport® and Xeomin® is number one. Additionally, post-pregnancy women who are trying to regain their figures are getting breast surgery, tummy tucks and liposuction - otherwise known as a mommy makeover. 

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