Smart Beauty Guide Videos

  • The Value of Including A Plastic Surgeon in Your Skincare

    Patients might not be aware that plastic surgeons can assist them with their skin care regimen. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Brett Snyder explains how plastic surgeons can aid in the process.  

  • Got Rid of My Bulge with Cool Sculpting

    Belinda went to her doctor’s office for a facial and discovered Cool Sculpting. After consulting with her board-certified plastic surgeon on how Cool Sculpting works, she decided to try it out. 

    “I was able to pick out a fat area that I didn’t like and I started with the saggy area on my back because I hated that. My doctor set me all up the following week, each side took about an hour. I wasn’t uncomfortable in any way shape or form,” explained Belinda. 

  • Enhance the Shape of Your Body with Tickle Lipo

    Dr. Brian J. Reagan explains how Tickle Lipo, also known as Nutational Infrasonic Liposculpture, differs from traditional liposuction. 

    “Tickle Lipo is an exciting way to be able to perform body contouring in a less invasive way,” states Dr. Reagan. “We know that patients are interested in procedures that are less invasive, have less down time, cost less but produce results.” 

  • My Breast Augmentation Enhanced My Femininity

    Growing up, Debbie was flat-chested and always felt like she resembled a 12 year-old boy; she didn’t feel like a woman. This made her self-conscious when she wore certain types of clothing such as bathing suit –she lacked self-confidence. 

    “My sisters made fun of me and it was the on-going joke since I was the last child born that there was none left for me,” stated Debbie. “I decided to look into the surgery and chose a doctor that my friend had a recommended.” 

  • Getting Rid of Man Boobs

    In 2013, there were 22,638 procedures performed to treat Gynecomastia, (breast reduction surgery performed on men), according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery’s 2013 statistics. Dr. Daniel Man, board-certified plastic surgeon explains that men can be perfectly healthy and have extra tissue in their breast that may be a challenge to eliminate based on diet and exercise alone.  

    “Most men want to have this surgery performed because they feel uncomfortable going to the pool or the beach and it causes them mental anguish.” 

  • I Reduced My Frown Lines Using Botox

    After turning 28, Kira started noticing lines on her forehead from smiling and laughing that bothered her. 

    “I started seeing my doctor for Botox for the lines on my forehead that bothered me. I was a little nervous in the beginning, but my doctor walked me through it,” explained Kira. 

  • What to Expect During a Breast Lift Surgery

    A breast lift, also known as mastopexy, addresses sagging and uneven breasts, decreased breast volume and drooping nipples and stretched areolas (the darker area surrounding the nipples), recreating a youthful shape and lift to your breasts. 

    Dr. Kamran Khoobehi, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in Metairie, Los Angeles, explains that when a patient has sagging breasts following a pregnancy, weight loss or a genetic inheritance and is only happy with the appearance of her breasts in a bra, which he refers to as an external lift, then he recommends a breast lift.  

  • Identical Triplets Get Facelift

    Georgette, one of the three triplets, was intrigued by ASAPS member, Dr. Darrick Antell’s studies on identical multiples and his experience performing facelifts on identical twins. She then consulted with him regarding a facelift procedure for herself and her siblings. 

  • Droopy Eyes Are Part Of The Past

    Sarah underwent Ptosis Surgery several years ago to correct the drooping of her upper eyelids. Unfortunately, the surgery caused the skin on the corners of her eyes to become saggy. 

    “The droopy corners of my eyes bothered me very much. My surgeon told me that only I see it when I look in the mirror, but I look in the mirror a few times a day and I didn’t want to see that,” explained Sarah. 

    After consulting with a board-certified plastic surgeon, Sarah had the excess skin on the corner of her eyes removed and a laser treatment done on her upper eyelids. 

  • I Had My Skin Smoothed Out After Weight Loss with a Facelift

    Maryann lost thirty pounds, which left her with loose sagging skin in her face. She consulted a board-certified plastic surgeon who recommended a facelift procedure. 

    A facelift is the most comprehensive approach to treating facial wrinkles and sagging caused by aging. The surgery varies in range from minimally invasive ‘lunchtime lifts’ to more extensive, sophisticated surgery. 

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