Smart Beauty Guide Videos

  • 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. 

  • Advances in Technology for Smoothing Out Wrinkles

    Aesthetic topical treatments are a fairly new breakthrough when it comes to restoring fine lines and correcting facial aging without the use of a needle. Dr. Mark Pinsky, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida explains the advances in aesthetic topical treatments stating, “What we have is new technology that now bridges the gap between professional grade skincare products and injectable dermal fillers like Restylane and Juvederm.” 

  • I Have Natural-Looking Fuller Lips Thanks To Fillers

    By the time she was a teenager, Kristen was bothered by how thin her lips were. After consulting with a board-certified plastic surgeon, she decided to have fillers added into her lips to give her a subtle yet fuller appearance.  

    Fillers, also known as dermal fillers and soft tissue fillers, are a type of minimally injectables used in a minimally invasive procedure to add volume to various areas, including the lips – as well as to alter the contours of the face and fill in wrinkles. It offers immediate results with little recovery time. 

  • What You Need To Know About Labiaplasty

    Labiaplasty, also known as vulvaplasty, is an invasive surgical procedure to reshape the labia by removing redundant tissue along the ruffled edge, reducing the size and protrusion of the labia minora. This procedure is gradually gaining popularity with more than 5,000 procedures performed in the US last year. 

  • My Nose Job Balanced Out My Facial Features

    James was uncomfortable with the size of his nose, and how it stood out in contrast to his other facial features. He decided to undergo a Rhinoplasty procedure, commonly referred to as a nose job, to create a more balanced aesthetic.  

    “I didn’t have the procedure until about a year after my first consultation. I wanted to take my time and make sure that getting my nose fixed was really what I wanted to do - and that I was ready,” explained James. 

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