Cosmetic Facial Surgery

Blind Lady Gets Facelift!

   Although this sounds like a headline from the National Enquirer, it is actually a true story about a very courageous woman who is an inspiration to all of us.  As part of my blog, I enjoy sharing interesting or unusual patient profiles with my readers.  All surgeons are humans and sometimes don’t get much […]

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Only Use A Board Certified Plastic Surgeon??

  It seems that cosmetic surgery is one of the most popular topics to read about these days.  Pick up any magazine or paper and you will likely find an article on cosmetic facial surgery.  Same goes for TV and radio; cosmetic surgery is a popular topic. We all know that there are a lot […]

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Hyaluronidase to Dissolve Unwanted Lip and Wrinkle Filler

    If you are old enough to have filler injections you are probably old enough to remember the scene from the movie “The First Wives Club” where Goldie Hawn gets lip injections and ends up with wickedly gigantic lips. No one can argue that injectable fillers have added immensely to minimally invasive cosmetic facial […]

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How Should Parents Explain Their Cosmetic Surgery to Their Children?

Cosmetic surgery has always been a very personal choice and many are private about it.  Over the past decade, there has been much more openness from patients and even VIP celebrities about having cosmetic surgery.  Some people own up to in and some people deny it, despite looking obviously different.  Do you really think that […]

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Cosmetic Surgery for Men

  Males and minorities are the fastest growing demographic in cosmetic facial surgery.  Although my cosmetic facial surgery practice is about 90% female, males continue to be a growing group.  There are many reasons for this.  First of all, many more people are openly having cosmetic surgery than in the past as it has become […]

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Medical Tourism: Is this an oxymoron?

  With the extreme interest in cosmetic surgery many new avenues have appeared to mix surgery and recovery and medical tourism is one of them.  Medical tourism is the idea of having cosmetic surgery and recovering at a remote destination, usually a luxurious one.  On the surface, this may sound cool, but in reality, who […]

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Cosmetic Surgery Addiction

The first question of this article is “can a patient become addicted to cosmetic surgery?”  The first answer is absolutely! Cosmetic surgery is a means of artificially enhancing or reversing the aging process.  First and foremost is the fact that “no one needs cosmetic surgery, it is totally elective.”  So, here we have an entire […]

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