Plastic Surgery after Weight Loss / Bariatric Surgery

It’s not uncommon for people who lose a significant amount of weight (either through diet and exercise or bariatric surgery) to be left with a lot of excess saggy skin around their torso, buttocks, thighs and arms. This skin can detract from the beautiful weight loss results they have worked hard to achieve. It can […]

Recovery from Breast Augmentation

It is exciting to wake up from breast augmentation surgery knowing your breasts are bigger and more voluptuous. However, recovering from surgery is an important process and can impact the overall outcome. It should not be rushed; you’ll be glad that you allowed yourself time to heal properly. Here are some considerations when recovering from […]

Choosing the Right Breast Implants

You have many choices when it comes to breast implants. They come in many shapes, sizes and filler material. It is important to work with your surgeon to determine the best fit for your body, needs and goals. Here is an overview of the different types to choose from.

Saline vs. Silicone Breast Implants

One of the most important decisions to make before having breast augmentation surgery,  is what type of breast implants are best for you. Currently the two most popular, FDA-approved options are saline and silicone implants. “Gummy bear” implants are still in the testing phase and only available through doctors who are participating in clinical trials. […]

Are you a good candidate for breast implants?

There are many reasons a woman may desire breast implants. Perhaps she was born with naturally small or asymmetrical breasts. Or her breasts lost volume because of childbearing or breastfeeding. Other women want to reconstruct their breasts after a mastectomy. Some breast implant candidates have lost a significant amount of weight and experienced changes in […]

Liposuction vs. SmartLipo – How Do They Compare?

For the third year in a row, SmartLipo by Cynosure was named the “Best Body Contouring” procedure by the American Health and Beauty Readers’ Choice Awards. What makes this procedure so popular? An advanced liposuction modality, SmartLipo takes a non-invasive approach; the system yields wonderful results without significant downtime or recovery. SmartLipo reduces small areas […]

What is Zeltiq Cool Sculpting?

The Zeltiq CoolSculpting system was recently named “Best of Non-Invasive Fat Reduction” in the American Health and Beauty Readers’ Choice Awards. CoolSculpting is a non-invasive body slimming treatment based on the premise that fat cells are vulnerable to cold temperatures. It essentially freezes fat away.

Are you a good candidate for liposuction?

Liposuction surgery is an extremely popular procedure among patients seeking plastic surgery in New York. It eliminates troublesome areas of fat from the body that are unresponsive to healthy weight loss efforts like diet and exercise. However, it’s not right for everyone. Here are some questions to ask yourself when considering liposuction.