Smart Beauty Guide Videos

  • 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. 

  • How to Choose a Plastic Surgeon

    If you are considering undergoing a cosmetic procedure, it is important to do your research on the procedure and the plastic surgeon. Look for a plastic surgeon that has been certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) 

  • I Look Well-Rested After My Facelift

    Arleen has worked hard to keep her body in very good shape, but as she aged, she knew the way she felt didn’t match the appearance of her body. The stress from an emotional family crisis had aged her and made her look tired beyond her years. Arleen looked into facial rejuvenation procedures including facelifts and blepharoplasty. 

    “Aesthetic plastic surgery is a great fix for the types of issues I was facing, because it can give us the appearance that matches how we perceive ourselves mentally and emotionally,” explained Arleen. 

  • Carmela's Experience Undergoing A Breast Asymmetry Correction Procedure

    Carmela lived with breast asymmetry (defined as a difference of form, position, or volume of the breast) for years. She wasn’t happy about it and wanted to correct it. Dr. Tracy Pfeifer was recommended to her through casual conversation with a friend who’d already undergone the procedure.  

    “I researched her online, looked up her credentials, and before and after photos. I knew then that Dr. Pfeifer was the right fit for me,” explained Carmela.  

  • Ellen’s Experience Undergoing Upper Arm and Thigh Lift Procedures

    An upper arm lift also known as a brachioplasty, reshapes the upper arm to tighten loose skin and remove fat that often creates a “bat wing” appearance under the arm. A thigh lift also known as thighplasty is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of excess skin and fat from either the inner or outer thighs. 

  • Looking For a Fall Skin Care Regimen? Here’s The Best Approach

    As we start piling on layers in the fall, there is only so much we can cover. Our skin has gone through a lot this summer with the exposure to damaging UV light resulting in brown spots and a few wrinkles that weren’t there before. With the temperatures starting to drop, we are in for some dry and itchy skin - hence the need for an effective skincare regimen. 

  • Bottoms Up: The Rise of the Derriere

    Buttock augmentation, also known as gluteal augmentation, has gained popularity in the last few years with a 54% increase according The Aesthetic Society’s 2013 statistics. Dr. Constantino G. Mendieta, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in Miami attributes the buttock frenzy first, to Jennifer Lopez’s red carpet look in a green see-through dress that accentuated her curves and more recently, Kim Kardashian’s exceptionally voluptuous rear-end. 

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