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 […]

How to Use Online Reviews When Researching a Plastic Surgeon

Nearly every legitimate plastic surgeon has an online presence, be it their practice website, before-and-after image gallery or patient reviews on websites like or However, with so much information swirling around the Internet, it can be difficult to suss out the truth about a prospective surgeon. Dr. Joshua Greenwald offers some advice here.

Breast Reduction: Am I an Ideal candidate?

When people think of plastic surgery, they often think of elective procedures such as breast augmentation and liposuction performed to cosmetically enhance their physique. However, plastic surgical procedures oftentimes are not so glamorous and are considered medically necessary to a certain group of patients. One of the most common plastic/reconstructive surgeries is a breast reduction. Women […]

Warning: Your Supplements May be Dangerous for Plastic Surgery

For many, taking supplements is considered part of their daily health regimen. But did you know that they may cause complications during plastic surgery? Many people know to talk to their doctor about the medications they are taking before they have surgery. But supplements, considered “natural” by most people, can oftentimes have just as dangerous […]

Important Lessons to Draw From Plastic Surgery Reality TV Show Botched

This past week, the popular plastic surgery reality series and ratings juggernaut, “Botched” returned to E! Entertainment Television after a much-hyped but successful first season. Although, I am not typically a reality TV fan, I try to stay updated with current pop culture, especially when it involves the industry of plastic surgery. For those of […]