Is Plastic Surgery Appropriate for Children?

Cosmetic surgery has become increasingly among adults in the United States and around the globe. However, there has been some controversy about the growing number within the youth population choosing to have elective plastic surgery procedures performed. In a recent story, a 6-year old Utah boy made headlines for having an otoplasty, or ear pinning […]

The Changing Face of Plastic surgery in America

Each spring, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) releases their annual statistics on aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery procedures as well as other minimally invasive cosmetic treatments. This “State of the Union” for plastic surgery shows the hottest trends in facial enhancements, body contouring, breast enhancement and more.

Male Breast Reduction (or Gynecomastia) Surgery

Many would be surprised to learn women are not the only gender for breast reduction surgery?  Gynecomastia is an enlargement of breast glandular tissue of males typically as a result of a hormonal imbalance.  Although this condition affects men of different ages, gynecomastia commonly occurs in young males during puberty.

Liposuction Vs. Tummy Tuck: Which is right for me?

When looking in the mirror, we our often our own worst critic – pointing out trouble spots and problem areas. However, we are not always sure which treatment would give us the best results. “Patients are typically able to identify their problems areas and what they would like to change,” says New York City plastic […]

What is the difference between a cosmetic and plastic surgeon?

In today’s world, there are more doctors claiming they perform liposuction or others quoting the lowest price on breast augmentation even stating they are “board-certified”. However, buyers beware: these doctors are typically not plastic surgeons and therefore unqualified to perform cosmetic surgical procedures. Often you’ll see the term “cosmetic surgeon” utilized in lieu of “plastic […]

Plastic Surgery Trends – What’s In & What’s Out?

It’s that time of year – when we trade tank tops and flip flops for chunky sweaters and tall boots…baseball bats for footballs… and long hot days for brisk autumn nights. The change in weather brings a new season of fashion trends – so what about plastic surgery? Recently, The Today Show featured several segments […]

Plastic Surgery Around the Globe

In the age of selfies and fascination with social media, it should come as no surprise that Americans, especially women, prioritize their appearance. To look their best, US women spend a significant portion of their income on gym memberships, hair care, clothing and more. In addition, there many are choosing to seek the help of […]

Coolsculpting vs. Liposuction

Do you have stubborn body fat that you just can’t lose despite your healthy lifestyle? Perhaps you’ve considered surgical intervention such as liposuction or maybe you are curious about non-invasive options but just aren’t sure which treatments actually work? Today we are fortunate to have great treatment options that are both safe and effective.

The Rising Trend of Plastic Surgery for Men

The benefits of plastic surgery are not reserved for only women. In fact, the rise of men visiting plastic surgery offices is a trend seen across the country as well as in Dr. Greenwald’s office. “Woman have always felt pressure to stay young and youthful looking, however, recently, I have seen a huge increase in […]