Smart Beauty Guide Videos

  • Advances in Facelift Surgery: A Three Dimensional Approach To Restoring A Youthful Look

    The stigma around facelifts has changed drastically over the past decades. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Richard Baxter who is based in Seattle, WA, explains how a facelift procedure has advanced over the years and the limits of nonsurgical facial treatments. 

  • Popular Nonsurgical Treatments for Facial Aging

    Nonsurgical facial aging treatments are not substitutes for a facelift, they can be performed in conjunction with a surgical treatment explains board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Laurie Cases These treatments include Botox, hyaluronic acid fillers, laser skin resurfacing, chemical peels, intense pulsed light (IPL), and more. 

  • Stackable Therapy: The Trinity Skincare Treatments for Staving off Facial Aging

    As more patients request for subtle enhancements to their appearance, aesthetic plastic surgeons are staving off the aging process with nonsurgical treatments using the stackable treatment approach, as they deem appropriate.  

    Chicago-based plastic surgeon, Dr. Julius Few described the stackable treatment approach as a combination of botulinum toxin injections such as Botox, Dysport and Xeomin with volumizing dermal fillers like Voluma to smooth out wrinkles and energy-based tools. 

  • Popular Male Plastic Surgery Procedures That Make a Difference

    More men are seeking aesthetic treatments and refinements, particularly when it comes to getting rid of sagging skin and the puffiness under the eyes. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Kevin Smith describes the cosmetic procedures men are getting and why.  

  • What Microneedling Does to Your Skin

    Microneedling is a concept that has been around for years, but only recently garnered more attention. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Jennifer Walden, who is based in Austin, Texas, explains what is involved in microneedling and what kind of results patients should expect.  

  • I Got Injectable Filler Under My Eyes to Combat the ‘Tired Mommy’ Look

    Bryce Gruber, a 32 year old mother of three, noticed she looked exhausted and no amount of ultra-thick concealer could cover up the dark circles that had developed under her eyes. She consulted with board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Richard Swift, to see if he had any nonsurgical option to combat her 'tired mommy' look. 

  • Wedge vs. Trim Technique. Which Labiaplasty Technique is Right for You?

    A labiaplasty is a surgical procedure to reduce the size of the labia minora. According to the latest statistical data from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), labiaplasty surgery has increased by more than 48 percent from the previous year. Dr. Gary Alter, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in Beverly Hills, California, explains why women undergo this procedure and the difference between the wedge and trim techniques.  

  • How Fat Grafting has Revolutionized Facial Aging Treatments

    Fat grafting has revolutionized facial rejuvenation by providing a solution for filling areas of depression and volume loss in the face. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr.Tim Marten explains the three broad categories of facial aging and the best treatment approaches for the respective category.  

  • Liposuction Took Three Inches off My Waistline

    Kimberly noticed her waist become thicker and in spite of her stringent diet and exercise, she couldn’t shed off the excess fat around her waist. She consulted with her board-certified plastic surgeon to find a solution.  

    “I discussed with him the results that I wanted to achieve and he suggested I undergo an abdominal and flank liposuction,” explains Kimberly. “I opted for local anesthesia and went home that same day.” 

  • You Can Achieve Natural-Looking Facelift Results with This Technique

    Plastic surgeons have developed a fairly new technique for performing a facelift which focuses more on tightening the muscles below the skin as opposed to pulling the skin. The results look natural and subtle. Dr. Sherrell Aston, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in New York City explains how the modern facelift is performed. 

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