All Video News for Nonsurgical Procedures

  • “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.  

  • 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. 

  • Popular Nonsurgical Treatment Options for the Face

    The number of nonsurgical procedures has increased by 508% since 1997, according to the 2014 statistics on cosmetic surgery released by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. 

  • 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. 

  • The Future of Noninvasive Cosmetic Treatments

    Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Paul Lorenc predicts that more patients will seek noninvasive cosmetic treatments. He goes on to explain what patients should expect. 

    “Treatments will be less invasive, encompassed with light therapy such as the LED masks and radio frequency will become more prominent in the way we treat our patients. The combination of radio frequency and low level laser therapies performed in the office or at home, will result in quicker recoveries and more satisfied patients,” explained Dr. Lorenc. 

  • Got Rid of My Bulge with Cool Sculpting

    Belinda went to her doctor’s office for a facial and discovered Cool Sculpting. After consulting with her board-certified plastic surgeon on how Cool Sculpting works, she decided to try it out. 

    “I was able to pick out a fat area that I didn’t like and I started with the saggy area on my back because I hated that. My doctor set me all up the following week, each side took about an hour. I wasn’t uncomfortable in any way shape or form,” explained Belinda. 

  • Angela: Laser Hair Removal Works

    Due to her fair complexion, Angela found laser hair removal far more effective at getting rid of her dark hair than shaving or waxing. Shaving left the root of her hair visible on her skin and waxing was both painful and tedious. As more of her friends had success with laser hair removal, Angela thought it might be a good option for her. 

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