Why We Get Crow’s Feet (and What to Do If They Bother You)

Crow’s feet are fine lines or wrinkles that can develop around the outer edges of the eyes. Although they are small, they can give the eyes a noticeably tired or prematurely aged appearance. Like some of Dr. Joshua Greenwald’s facial rejuvenation patients, you may be wondering  what causes crow’s feet — and what can be […]

Top Reasons for Breast Revision Surgery

Sometimes, no matter how skilled or experienced a breast augmentation surgeon is, or how well the procedure is performed, changes occur after surgery that cause a patient to be dissatisfied with her results. In these types of cases, breast revision surgery is an option. Breast revision is performed to help patients achieve the results they […]

Breaking Down the ASPS 2018 Plastic Surgery Statistics

More people than ever are turning to plastic surgery to look and feel great about themselves, according to new data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The nation’s largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons says more than 17.7 million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures were performed in 2018, which was nearly a quarter […]

Do You Need a Mammogram before Breast Surgery?

If you are planning to undergo an elective breast surgery such as breast augmentation, breast reduction or breast lift, expect to make some pre-surgery preparations as instructed by your surgeon. For example, you must stop smoking, avoid taking aspirin and certain anti-inflammatory drugs and generally keep yourself in optimal physical shape. You may also be […]

Injectables and Minimizing the Signs of Aging

When it comes to facial rejuvenation, not all injectables are created equal. Each cosmetic injectable product is designed and FDA approved for a specific cause or causes. Although experienced injectors may use products for “off-label” or non-approved uses, there are a few hard-and-fast rules – i.e., an injector will never use Botox to plump up […]

Can Rhinoplasty Relieve Chronic Headaches?

Rhinoplasty (nasal reshaping) surgery is one of the most commonly performed procedures in plastic surgery. New data suggests that the procedure’s benefits may be much more than simply cosmetic; it could help relieve chronic, debilitating headaches. Dr. Joshua Greenwald breaks down the study and what it means in this blog post.

Best Ways to Prepare for Body Contouring after Weight Loss

If you have lost a lot of weight and are left with folds of loose, stretched-out skin, body contouring surgery can help reduce this skin and refine your body contours. Not only will post-bariatric body contouring improve your overall appearance, but it can also boost your self-esteem, help you fit into your clothing and reduce […]

Benefits of Combining Plastic Surgery Procedures into One Operation

In Dr. Joshua Greenwald’s many years of practice, one of the questions that comes up often in consultation is whether it is a good idea to combine multiple procedures into a single surgery. The answer depends on the patient and the circumstances. If you are healthy, your surgeon is a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. […]

The Truth about Recovering from Gynecomastia Surgery

Achieving great results from gynecomastia surgery (male breast reduction) depends on many factors, including the skill and experience of your surgeon. Another element that is important to the surgical outcomes is your recovery period. NYC plastic surgeon Joshua Greenwald will ensure you have truthful, accurate information about the healing process, and provide detailed instructions. With […]

Prolonging Your Facelift Results

After devoting the time and energy to having facelift surgery, it is understandable that you want to enjoy your results for as long as possible. Although there are some factors that are largely out of your control, like the aging process or the effects of gravity, there are steps that you can take to age […]