All Video News for Nonsurgical Procedures

  • Nonsurgical Options

    While most plastic surgery procedures require some downtime, there are now nonsurgical treatment options that have opened the door to less downtime, recovery, and pain! According to the latest statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, nonsurgical procedures saw a massive increase of 40.6% over the past five years and continue to gain popularity among both patients and surgeons. The top 5 most requested nonsurgical procedures in 2017 were Botox, hyaluronic acid, nonsurgical fat reduction, hair removal, and chemical peels. 

  • Non Invasive Procedures

    Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Isaac Starker shares how plastic surgery has changed from being almost exclusively surgically based to now having an array of treatments options that don’t require surgery and that can be started earlier in life. From treating skin to helping delay signs of aging – with skin care products, energy or light-based treatments, with injectables and fillers. These advancements allow surgeons to continue along the spectrum of care to include some minimally invasive surgical procedures and the moving to more traditional surgical options. 

  • Fat Grafting to the Calves

    Spending too much time in the gym trying to shape those pesky calf muscles, but aren’t getting the results you're looking for? Don’t worry, you’re not alone – both men and women are actively seeking alternative solutions to get results that seem unobtainable at times. In this Smart Beauty Guide Exclusive, board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Joshua Zuckerman based in New York, NY, explains how fat grafting can be used in lieu of silicone implants and is a safe, long-lasting procedure that produces natural-looking results. 

  • Preventing Complications When Getting Fillers

    With injectables fast-becoming one of the most popular aesthetic procedures, there is often the misconception that they can’t be done wrong. Unfortunately, such is not the case. The truth is, it takes a trained physician with a skilled eye, knowledge of human anatomy, and ample experience to administer injectables properly and safely. Injectable treatments like fillers (Hylauronic Acid, Sculptra, etc.) and Botulinum Toxin (Botox) can be just as risky as surgical procedures – particularly if performed by an untrained practitioner. 

  • Non-Surgical Technologies

    While most plastic surgery procedures require some downtime, there are now nonsurgical treatment options available that have less downtime, recovery, and pain! These types of results have been achieved with the help of industry implementing new state-of-the-art-technology. In this Smart Beauty Guide exclusive, ASAPS member, Michael Kulick, MD from San Francisco, CA reviews some of the latest options being offered today! 

  • Butt Augmentation: Fat Transfer to the Butt

    Watch Dr. Matthew Nykiel discuss fat transfer to the buttocks, the latest technique in gluteal augmentation. 

  • Here’s What Nonsurgical Skin Tightening Can and Can’t Do

    Nonsurgical skin tightening is one of the fastest growing nonsurgical cosmetic procedures. It increased by 58.2% in 2015 from the previous year, according to statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). 

  • “Lunchtime Fix” Procedures Still Require Planning and Downtime, Here’s Why

    The “lunchtime fix” is a term that has been coined to explain nonsurgical procedures that can be done within an hour and have relatively no downtime allowing workers to go back to work right after. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Sheila Nazarian based in Beverly Hills, CA weighs in on procedures that are performed in a short time period and how preparation is still important regardless of how long the procedures take. 

  • Are You A Good Candidate for Microdermabrasion or Dermabrasion?

    For patients who are not ready to go under the knife for surgical procedures, certain noninvasive procedures can help to temporarily turn back the clock. Two of these procedures are microdermabrasion and dermabrasion. Dr. Jennifer Walden, a board-certified plastic surgeon who is based in Austin, TX describes who the right candidate is for the respective treatment and how these treatments improve one’s overall skin appearance and texture. 

  • Plastic Surgeon Explains Popular Nonsurgical Fat Reduction Options Which Produce Results

    According to 2015 cosmetic surgery statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, there was a 19% increase in nonsurgical fat reduction procedures from 2014. More patients are seeking alternatives to liposuction that deliver the results they are looking for without going under the knife. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Jennifer Walden discusses how the hot and cold nonsurgical fat reduction devices work.  

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