Plastic Surgeon Interviews

  • Minimize Signs of Aging with Facial Fillers

    ASAPS member Tracy Pfeifer, MD, a board-certified plastic surgeon from New York, NY demonstrates how facial fillers can help minimize and prevent signs of aging. 

  • Facial Rejuvenation with Fillers

    Once we’re past 30, (or for those of us lucky folks) 40, we start seeing new lines, creases, folds and even scars on the surface of the skin. Aging is inevitable – that’s a fact. The good news, there’s a way for patients to offset signs of aging with facial fillers. Facial fillers are minimally invasive, and allow for instant improvement. Plus, they can be used on the face, neck, and hands, resulting in a fuller, smoother and more youthful appearance. This treatment option has very few risks and little recovery time. It’s really a win-win. 

  • Breast Augmentation: Implant Selection

    Many patients considering breast augmentation may feel overwhelmed by the plethora of implant options available. The process can be daunting, when faced with a variety of types, textures, shapes, and sizes. Seeing a board-certified plastic surgeon will help eliminate the guesswork and help you reach your desired goals. ASAPS member Dr. Tiffany McCormack breaks down the options in this exclusive video for Smart Beauty Guide. 

  • Fat Grafting to the Face

    Watch Dr. Michael Law discuss fat grafting to the face, the latest technique to restore facial volume. 

  • Butt Augmentation: Fat Transfer to the Butt

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

  • Three Must-Have Skincare Products for Women Over 30

    “I always tell every woman whether they are dark skin or light skin, if you are approaching 30 you need to be on these three products; SPF, retinol and vitamin C. Everything else is nice to have but these three things are proven to work and so it would be a shame to miss out,” notes board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Sheila Nazarian 

  • Three Types of Anesthesia Used in Plastic Surgery

    Anesthesia is medication administered by an anesthesiologist prior to surgery to control pain during surgery or a procedure. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Constantino Mendieta describes three types of anesthesia used depending on the procedure. 

    “People use various terms such as local anesthesia, awake anesthesia, general anesthesia. But the bottom line is this, if you are fully awake with no medication then you have just got local anesthesia in there,” explains Dr. Mendieta. 

  • Five Ways to Put Nervous Patients at Ease Prior to Surgery

    Dr. Daniel C. Mills shares ways he puts his patients at ease as they prep for surgery. “I would think almost every patient is a bit nervous when they first come in because this is not something they do every day,” notes Dr. Mills. 

  • Hot New Tech in Vaginal Rejuvenation

    The hot new devices in vaginal rejuvenation are ThermiVa and Diva, notes Texas-based plastic surgeon, Dr. Jennifer Walden. 

    “ThermiVa uses radio frequency for external tightening of the labia or the lips. It also tightens the vaginal walls with an internal probe. Women love it!” she exclaims.
    The ThermiVa helps increase lubrication, tighten the vaginal walls, reduce incontinence and improve orgasms. 

  • 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). 

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