Smart Beauty Guide Videos

  • The IDEAL Implant Gives Women More Options for Breast Augmentation

    The IDEAL implant was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), offering women another breast implant option. In 2014, breast augmentation was one of the top five surgical procedures performed; 80% of breast implants used were silicone and 20% were saline.  

  • Say Goodbye to the Turkey Neck This Thanksgiving

    Erin accumulated excess chin fat and in spite of her healthy lifestyle, exercising and eating a healthy diet, the fat under her chin didn’t budge. She consulted with board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Brian S. Glatt about the use of Kybella, an FDA approved injectable for treating excess fat under the chin. 

    Kybella is only offered by board-certified plastic surgeons and dermatologists who’ve undergone training on the safe application of the injectable. 

  • Why More Men are Seeking Plastic Surgery

    Plastic surgery is no longer just for women. The growing trend of male cosmetic surgery is attributed to men wanting to look refreshed and young again. Board-certified plastic surgery, Dr. Adam Hamawy shares insight on the influx of men who are now interested in plastic surgery.  

  • Why It Is Important To Seek a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

    Dr. Adam J. Rubinstein, a Miami-based, board-certified plastic surgeon explains the importance of board-certification, noting it can be confusing; however, the only board in the United States that certifies plastic surgeons is the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) 

  • Nonsurgical Treatment for the Lower Eyelid

    Eyelid surgery was the third most popular surgical procedure performed in 2014 according to cosmetic surgery statistics released by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. 

    Dr. Mokhtar Asaadi, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in New Jersey has seen an increase in demand for eyelid procedures in his practice. 

  • Patient Safety: Factors to Consider When Choosing a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

    Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Claude Oppikofer explains the importance of patient safety and how plastic surgeons need to have the proper education and tools to successfully perform procedures. “The first thing any patient expects from their plastic surgeon is to be safe in their hands,” notes Dr. Oppikofer. 

    Dr. Oppikofer references the model, “First, do no harm” as a guidance that all plastic surgeons follow when it pertains to their medical activity.  

  • Choosing The Right Filler That Delivers Results Boosting Your Confidence and Self-Esteem

    Men and women are searching for ways to achieve a more youthful and refreshed look without undergoing invasive plastic surgery. New York based plastic surgeon, Dr. Michael Kane describes the different types of dermal fillers on the market today and ways they can be utilized to produce optimal results for targeted facial regions. Some of the most popular dermal fillers include Restylane, Juvederm, and Belotero.  

  • Symptoms and Treatment Options for Tuberous Breasts

    Tuberous breasts are a congenital malformation of the breasts characterized by an irregular shape. This condition manifests during puberty breast development. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Heather Furnas explains symptoms of tuberous breasts and the treatment options to correct them. 

  • Restoring Definition To The Neck and Jawline with A Neck Lift

    A neck lift also known as platysmaplasty is the removal or tightening of neck muscles (platysma bands) to reduce sagging in the neck and jaw area. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Sherrell J. Aston, who is based in New York, explains neck rejuvenation treatment options noting that patients who are considering facelifts are in many cases also looking to correct the appearance of their slopping necks. 

  • Breast Augmentation: Inserting Implant via Armpit Incision

    Breast augmentation was the second most popular surgical procedure last year with 286,694 procedures performed. The traditional choices for inserting a breast implant are either through the nipple area or the crease under the breasts. 

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