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In Times of Recession, Botox Beats Out Facelifts

In Times of Recession, Botox Beats Out Facelifts

Cosmetic surgeons are saying that surgeries such as facelifts and breast augmentations are down, while procedures that don't entail going under the knife - and which are less expensive - are up. Read More


Brand Name Surgeries Are Not a Guaranteed "Quick Fix"

Brand Name Surgeries Are Not a Guaranteed

Lifestyle Lift, Lunchtime Lift, Thread-tox, and Smart-Lipo: These are just a few of the brand-name surgical procedures being advertised as in-office operations that will smoothen out wrinkles or reshape your stomach, with no downtime and no scars. Behind the clever names, are these procedures ... Read More


Expert Commentary: John Q. Cook, M.D. - 11/20/2009

Expert Commentary: John Q. Cook, M.D. - 11/20/2009

In recent years there has been an explosion of interest in ancient traditions of medicine and healing.  The cumulative wisdom of Chinese, Indian and other Eastern traditions stretches back for thousands of years.  Many of my patients are intrigued but also puzzled by claims of poten... Read More


Recession Causing Trend Toward Facelift Quickies

Recession Causing Trend Toward Facelift Quickies

More and more people are seeking minimally invasive cosmetic treatments that can be done in under an hour and have short recovery periods so they won’t jeopardize their jobs, a British plastic surgeon has noted.     “The average breast enhancement or facelift can ... Read More


Expert Commentary: Sam Speron, M.D, FACS - 9/18/2009

Expert Commentary: Sam Speron, M.D, FACS - 9/18/2009

In today's fast paced world, people are often looking for ways to feel good about themselves while looking as young and beautiful as possible. "Recently, there has been a trend towards all natural treatments and remedies." This is a great movement and it has extended to many branches of medic... Read More


Expert Commentary: Philip Lambruschi, M.D, FACS - 7-13-2009

Expert Commentary: Philip Lambruschi, M.D, FACS - 7-13-2009

The fairly recent trend of multiple surgical procedures being performed in a single episode has come about in the last ten years or so. This trend is due to the ability of surgeons to complete procedures safely and more efficiently, thanks to technology, and the increased difficulty for patie... Read More


Expert Commentary: Dr. Florence Mussat, MD, SC - May 18, 2009

Expert Commentary: Dr. Florence Mussat, MD, SC - May 18, 2009

This study is fascinating: it basically confirms what we all know instinctively. Stress is a huge factor in accelerating aging. Look at how fast President Obama acquired white temples within a 100 days at the Office ! We all age according 3 main mechanisms: Read More


Doctor Debuts "Stem-Cell Facelift"

Doctor Debuts

A new technique using adult stem cells from the body's own fat tissue has been found to restore the plumpness, smoothness and skin tightness of a more youthful face. Dr. Vincent Giampapa, who has worked on perfecting the technique during the last four years, introduced the procedure, which rul... Read More


Plastic Surgery, the Who and What of It

Plastic Surgery, the Who and What of It

Ever wonder who's getting plastic surgery? For the most part, it's women. Statistics compiled by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery show that of the 11.5 million cosmetic surgical and non-surgical procedures done in 2005, over 90% were preformed on women. In fact, surgical pro... Read More



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