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Chocolate for Good Health and Happy Valentine’s Day

Medscape, one of my favorite physician news sites recently featured some interesting facts about the health benefits of chocolate that are backed up by scientific studies.  How appropriate for Valentine’s day. Heart Disease Ready your best Valentine’s pun: recent research suggests that dark, flavanol-rich chocolate may benefit the heart. A 9-year prospective study[4] of over […]

Happy Birthday Latisse: 5 Years Old

As a member of the Allergan Latisse advisory board I recently returned from Dallas for an advisory board meeting.  We discussed the past 5 years of Latisse and how it has interacted in cosmetic surgery practices.  We also discussed many details surrounding aesthetic treatment of the periorbital region. Women put a lot of energy into […]

Forehead Osteomas and Their Treatment

  Forehead osteomas are a relatively common and benign condition where a knob of normal bone forms under the skin.  They can occur at birth, develop over many years or develop quickly.  There is not distinct cause although I have seen it be hereditary. The bony knob can be single or multiple and can occur […]

Forehead Osteomas and Their Treatment

  Forehead osteomas are a relatively common and benign condition where a knob of normal bone forms under the skin.  They can occur at birth, develop over many years or develop quickly.  There is not distinct cause although I have seen it be hereditary. The bony knob can be single or multiple and can occur […]

Doctor; the Botox made my eyelids Droop!

This is a complaint that all providers of Botox, Dysport or Xeomin will hear from an occasional patient.  It is both true and false but in reality false. There is a very rare complication of true eyelid ptosis and this results from the neurotoxin getting into the muscle that raises the eyelid (levator palpabrae superiorus).  […]

Dr. Niamtu Video Office Tour

Most board certified cosmetic surgeons only operate in accredited facilities.  We are pleased to have passed our recent AAAHC accreditation survey which will take us to 15 years of full and unconditional accreditation.  I am very proud of our office, surgery center and staff.  We have made a video for patients to get a snapshot […]

Dr. Niamtu to be a featured speaker at the Mexican Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

I am honored to be a featured speaker in Mexico City at the Mexican Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  I have always been impressed at the level of sophistication of Mexican and South American cosmetic and plastic surgeons.  They are very serious about technology, patient care and outcomes and cosmetic surgery is also very popular in […]

Fat Transfer for Facial Rejuvenation

Although injectable fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm, Belotero, Radiesse and silicone are the most common products injected to increase facial volume, fat transfer is also a popular option. Although most people consider fat “the enemy” in their lives, it can often times become an advantage when harvested and reinjected in the face to improve various […]

Improving Jowls without Facelift Surgery

As we age, our fat, muscle and skin begin to sag and what once were youthful cheeks now turn into jowls.  Jowls are those pesky droopy swellings along the side of the chin.  They are one of the main aging changes and frequently occur at the same time as sagging neck skin. The only way […]

Dr. Niamtu named to Editorial Board of “Cutis” Journal of Cutaneous Medicine.

Published since 1965, Cutis is a peer-reviewed clinical journal for the dermatologist, allergist, and general practitioner. The journal is published monthly and focuses on concise clinical articles that present the practical side of dermatology. Referenced in Index Medicus/MEDLINE, it is respected and enjoyed by both specialists and derm-active generalists, enabling its readers to get what […]