Treating Migraines with Botox

If you suffer from chronic migraines, you know intimately that they can disrupt your life, throwing your routine into a tailspin for days at a time. Who could go to work, manage a household or even drive with severe nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to lights, sounds and smells? No one. Migraine sufferers are often willing […]

Read More

Weight Loss Surgery on Your Budget

Successful stories of weight loss through surgery are both plentiful and encouraging in the news. Celebrities from Rosie O’Donnell to Corey Harrison aren’t shy about extolling the virtues of utilizing cosmetic surgery to assist in reaching weight loss goals. Many of the reasons for open discussion about successful weight loss strategies that include cosmetic surgery […]

Read More

Healthy Skin As We Age

Why does our skin change as we age? Prior to our 20s, skin cells, collagen and elastin regenerate very quickly, which gives us our skin a polished, smooth appearance. But as we age everything regenerates more slowly, so our skin begins to look a little dull and to lose its firmness in places we wish […]

Read More

Get Ready for the Sun: Healthy Summer Skin Care

We love the sun and for good reason: Moderate amounts of sun exposure allow our bodies to produce vitamin D, elevate our emotional state through the increased production of endorphins and help regulate our melatonin production, which plays a part in determining our sleep/wake cycles. But we are all also aware of the dangers of […]

Read More

Beyond Beauty: Reconstructive Aspects of Cosmetic Surgery

While the pursuit of beauty is one reason to consider plastic surgery, there are many others. From reconstructive surgery to rebuilding self-esteem, the cosmetic surgery industry offers more than perfect lips and enviable thighs. Here are five examples of cosmetic surgery demonstrates the perfect harmony of health and science. Reconstructive Surgery – Reconstructive procedures can […]

Read More

“Gummy Bear” Breast Implants

With the FDA recently approving another form-stable cohesive silicone breast implant manufactured by Mentor, doctors and women have now three different companies providing them with a large choice of teardrop-shaped breast implants. These types of implants are commonly referred to as “gummy bear breast implants.” The three implant manufacturers are Sientra, Allergan and Mentor. To […]

Read More

Great Looking Legs: Plastic Surgery or Diet and Exercise?

Exposed or in clothing, women aspire to achieve the most shapely and attractive contour of thighs and legs. Certainly, genetics plays a significant role in lower extremity shape, although there is much we can do to improve and refine the appearance. Adherence to a fitness regimen that combines a healthy diet and both cardio and […]

Read More

Tummy Tuck – The Basics

An abdominoplasty is a major surgical procedure that will remove excess skin and fat from the lower abdomen and tighten the abdominal muscles. An incision is made across the lower abdomen from hipbone to hipbone. A second incision is made around the belly button. The skin and fat are separated from the abdominal wall. Esxcess […]

Read More

Breast Lift – The Basics

A breast lift (also known as “mastoplexy”) is the process of using plastic surgery to improve a woman’s figure by lifting and reshaping the breasts, giving a more shapely and youthful appearance. A common cosmetic problem addressed by a breast lift is the sagging of the breasts. The medical term for this sagging is breast […]

Read More