How Many Facelifts Is Too Many?

You don’t need five facelifts. Let’s start there. If you’re considering a facelift to deal with developing jowls, sagging skin or a decrease in facial volume, start with one really good lift. You might even consider a nonsurgical facelift procedure before you jump into the big guns. One thing’s for sure, though – facelifts are […]

There’s a Better Way to Look Younger Than a Sheep Placenta Facial

So, you want to look younger? You’re not alone in hating the signs of aging and wanting to do what you can to reclaim your youth, but how far are you willing to go? It’s no secret that there’s a huge number of weird, wonderful and downright disturbing beauty treatments available to those who’re happy […]

Why the Facelift of Your Dreams Just Might Be Non-Surgical

None of us want to put up with saggy jowls and loose facial skin, but you may be discovering that it’s an all-too-common side effect of aging. Yes, another one. There mightn’t yet be a magical elixir that reverses all signs of aging, but there is an excellent non-surgical facelift alternative that could have you […]

The Ugly & Beautiful Truth about Ditching a Double Chin

Has your double chin been ruining your selfies recently? It’s incredibly annoying when you take what you think will be an amazingly gorgeous photo of your most recent outstanding outfit, only to find that you have more chins than you bargained for. As with many problem areas, there are numerous quick fixes and alternative remedies […]

Why Vampire Facelifts Just Can’t Rival Legit Facelifts

Anyone who’s paid any attention to the world of TV and film over the past few years will be all too familiar with how popular vampire lore has become. Not content with vampire-themed TV shows, movies and books, lovers of the undead are now opting for vampire facelifts, where blood is used to rejuvenate facial […]

This Hound Got a Facelift. What Are You Waiting for?

Have you heard about Duke? He’s a basset hound that got a facelift. He’s part of a growing number of pets whose owners have opted for facelift surgery procedure to correct problems and defects that can lower pets’ quality of life. Excess Skin Isn’t Just a Problem for Pets Duke suffered from excessive amount of […]

4 Plastic Surgeries Perfect for Your Beauty Bucket List

A bucket list gives us something to look forward to. And a beauty bucket list only sweetens the deal! What could be better than planning for a little nip and tuck to help fine-tune your look? If you need some inspiration for what to add to your beauty bucket list, we’ve got you covered. Read […]

A DIY Facelift & Other Things You Shouldn’t Try at Home

People are DIYing everything these days. But a DIY facelift? It’s true. From “face taping” (which is exactly what it sounds like) to a vibrating mouthpiece that promises to make you look younger, there are plenty of DIY facelift methods out there. While these techniques are less costly than having an actual facelift, there’s a […]

Is a Thread Lift Really So Great?

Have you heard of the thread lift? It’s being touted as the facelift that doesn’t require you to go under the knife. The fact that there’s yet another new procedure sweeping its way through plastic surgery clinics across the nation is no surprise, but does the thread lift live up to the hype? How Does […]

Why You Shouldn’t Go to the Freaky Side of Facelifts

Remember when it used to be taboo to be weird? America has evolved into a much more tolerant country when it comes to those who go against the grain. These days, we don’t hide crazy. We put it on the porch and give it a cocktail. Some people go to great extremes to modify and […]

Don’t Love Your Resting Angry Face? Here’s 3 Fixes

Anyone ask why you look angry ALL the time? Then you may be a victim of a condition called “resting angry face.” Okay, maybe’s it’s not scientifically a condition, but it should be a concern if children start cowering every time you look at them, afraid of what’s hiding underneath that intimidating glare. The angry […]

Could Your Need for a Face Lift Lead to a Life of Crime?

If you’re thinking about getting a facelift or a nose job, you may just want to opt for the procedure sooner rather than later, lest you enter into a life of crime. At least that’s what one Canadian research study performed in Oakalla Prison seems to have concluded. Rehabilitating Inmates with…Plastic Surgery? Facial reconstruction expert […]

Facelifts Have Really Gone to the Dogs

What’s not to love about a big wrinkly-faced dog, aside from maybe a lot of drool? As it turns out, those wrinkles could be cause for some serious vision problems for breeds like the Shar Pei, who are known for their layers of floppy wrinkles, especially around their faces. For some pooches, those loveable wrinkles […]

Laser Yourself Lovely before the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. But whoever said parting was such sweet sorrow somehow missed the dread of reuniting with the friends and loved ones you haven’t seen since last year’s Christmas Eve party. So maybe you got a promotion this year, lost some weight or put down the cocktails (or maybe […]

Get Fat, or Get a Facelift?

It’s true, sometimes a bit of baby fat can give our faces a youthful appearance. Of course, so can acne, braces and “mall bangs.” Some things might be just too steep a price to pay for the illusion of youth. Recently, comedian Whitney Cummings revealed that a 25 lb. weight gain resulted in a plumper, […]

Is 40 Too Young for a Facelift?

At what point should you start thinking about age-combatting tools? Probably at birth, really. Facelifts aren’t something that are awarded to you after you reach a certain milestone, like a gold watch at a retirement party. They’re procedures designed to combat visible signs of the aging process. If you’re 70 and have a face like […]

How to Get that Lovely Wind Tunnel Look from Your Facelift

Have you ever seen a septuagenarian who looks like his or her face was planed smooth during a sandstorm and thought: “That lucky so-and-so! How can I get my face tighter than a bongo drum, only tanner and with visible stitches?” Well, read on, because we’re going to show you how to achieve that Donatella […]

Ethnic Nose Surgery: Utter Betrayal of Your Entire Heritage?

Any kind of cosmetic procedure is an utter betrayal of something. If you have breast enhancement, you’re turning your back on the small-boobed lobby. If you have a facelift, you’re abandoning your wrinkly peers. If you have liposuction, you’re making the muffin-topped population just a little bit lonelier. Why aren’t all people who have had […]

4 Treatments to Combine with Your Facelift for Better Results

A facelift is intended to rejuvenate, providing you with a refreshed and polished yet naturally beautiful look. Once you’ve decided it’s time to refresh your appearance, there are 4 treatments that I recommend to all of my patients to receive the best facelift results possible. Eyelid Surgery If you want to rid yourself of that […]

4 Procedures to Include for More Complete Facial Rejuvenation

When it comes to looking younger, a facelift is far from your only option. Here is a closer look at four procedures that can help extend and complement your facelift results, or can even help turn back the hands of time when used all on their own. 1. BOTOX® and Dermal Fillers Fine lines and […]

3 Key Elements for a Successful Facelift

A facelift is one cosmetic surgery procedure that’s particularly challenging to perform well. When patients come to me for a facelift, I look at three elements to create beautiful results that help them feel younger and refreshed without looking overdone. 1. Patient Candidacy The best candidates for a facelift are in good health overall and […]

3 Fixes When Laugh Lines Aren’t So Funny

While smiling and laughing a lot may be good for your soul, they can also leave behind unsightly laugh lines that you might not find so funny. Luckily, there are several treatment options available to erase those lines, leaving you free to keep on smiling. 1. Restylane® Restylane®, a dermal filler containing hyaluronic acid, is […]

How About an Eyelid Sandwich?

Unlike the proverbial “knuckle sandwich,” an “eyelid sandwich” may just be what your face is asking for! The idea incorporates new thinking about how plastic surgeons approach lower eyelid surgery today into a procedure we perform in our practice in New York called a mid facelift.  For the right patient, the result is a refreshed, rejuvenated […]

What’s the Best Age for a Facelift?

My approach to facial aging is to recommend the least invasive technique that will still deliver beautiful results, while respecting and complementing a patient’s individual features. While there is no “best age” for a facelift, people in different decades of life often have similar cosmetic concerns that can be addressed via nonsurgical treatments, facial cosmetic […]

The Buzz on Liquid Facelifts

These days, there are more options than ever for looking younger. Most recently, there’s been a lot of buzz about “liquid facelifts,” sometimes also called the facelift facial or facial rejuvenation. Whatever they’re called, the bottom line is that they can be an effective alternative to a traditional facelift that helps men and women look […]

How to Fix Fine Lines

Fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes and between the brows are often the first telltale signs of aging, yet they simply aren’t pronounced enough to warrant surgery. Luckily, there are a number of nonsurgical treatment options like BOTOX® Cosmetic available to help minimize these wrinkles and achieve smoother skin. Resurfacing Resurfacing procedures remove the […]

Differences in Facial Aging for Men and Women

Cosmetic facial enhancement needs differ from patient to patient, depending on the level of correction needed and personal preferences. One of the deciding factors in approaching a face lift, however, is the difference between facial aging in men and women. This translates to the need for different approaches to cosmetic surgery in male patients vs. […]