Questions to Ask Your Plastic Surgeon before Body Contouring

Are you thinking about undergoing liposuction, tummy tuck or another body contouring procedure to give you a sexier physique? Perhaps you have lined up a consultation with a trusted New York City plastic surgeon like Dr. Joshua Greenwald to discuss your options. This appointment is a great opportunity to learn more about your desired procedure […]

Can Plastic Surgery Make My Legs Skinnier?

In the past, Dr. Joshua Greenwald has blogged about common “problem” body areas with unwanted fat: primarily the abdomen, hips and buttocks. An area that he hasn’t spent a lot of time blogging about is the legs. But don’t take the lack of blogs to mean that plastic surgery cannot improve the appearance of the […]

Why It’s Important to See a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

When considering elective surgery like cosmetic plastic surgery, patients should make educated decisions to reduce the risks and optimize their chances of success. One of the most important decisions is to select a board-certified plastic surgeon — like New York City’s Joshua Greenwald —to perform the procedure. Board-certified plastic surgeons are qualified, capable and have […]

Will I Have Noticeable Scarring after Tummy Tuck?

Scarring is a common and understandable concern among Dr. Joshua Greenwald’s tummy tuck patients. Many don’t know what to expect, or worry that they will be left with a very long and noticeable scar. To clear up any confusion or anxiety, our New York City plastic surgeon, Dr. Greenwald, explains what you should know about […]

The Surprising Rise of Plastic Surgery Among Millennials

The face of plastic surgery is changing. Millennials now make up a large portion of plastic surgery candidates — perhaps because of the influence of social media, or millennials’ ability to recover from surgery quickly. Maybe the lack of stigma surrounding plastic surgery in a younger generation plays a role in the uptick of requests. […]

What’s the Best Treatment for Under-Eye Circles?

You can find numerous over-the-counter creams, lotions and serums that promise to lighten under-eye circles. Unfortunately, most of these products cannot permanently reduce the appearance of under-eye circles. You might spend years looking for your “holy grail” product, only to be disappointed. Instead of wasting more time or money on these products, consult Manhattan plastic […]

Is Breast Reduction Covered by Insurance If It’s Part of a Mommy Makeover?

Breast reduction is one of the few plastic surgery procedures eligible for insurance reimbursement. In many cases, the procedure is deemed medically necessary because oversized breasts cause chronic pain, bra strap grooves in the shoulders, rashes and other health problems. Insurance companies recognize that reducing the size of the breasts can significantly alleviate these health […]

Your Top Options for a Better Body without Surgery

Imagine slipping into a form-fitting dress and loving the way it hugs your curves. Or removing your beach cover-up and proudly showing off your figure in a bikini. Thanks to a vast number of advanced treatment options, New York City plastic surgeons like Dr. Joshua Greenwald can make these dreams a reality without surgery. Here, he outlines […]

Liposuction Is Safer and More Effective than Ever

Liposuction for the treatment of unwanted body fat is just as popular as ever. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 235,237 Americans had liposuction last year. Trusted Manhattan liposuction surgeon Dr. Joshua Greenwald thought it might be a good idea to blog about some of the ways that liposuction has improved in terms […]

What Mommy Makeover Can (And Can’t) Accomplish

Mommy makeover is an extraordinary opportunity for mothers that want to reclaim the appearance they enjoyed prior to having children. Treatment involves combining plastic surgery procedures to address the areas of the body affected by pregnancy and nursing. Dr. Joshua Greenwald feels that setting the right expectations about what mommy makeover can and cannot accomplish […]