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Breast Implant Placement: Over versus Under the Chest Muscle

If you have decided to have breast augmentation, you and your surgeon have some important choices to make. You must select your implant size/shape, your surgical incision location and your implant location. Your surgeon can place your implants either under or over your pectoralis (chest) muscle. Read on as our experienced plastic surgeon, Dr. Joshua Greenwald, discusses the differences between these two options. (more…)

Why Are More Men Having Plastic Surgery?

Women aren’t the only ones that want to look trim and youthful — plastic surgeons have noticed that more men than ever are pursuing cosmetic treatment to help them accomplish their aesthetic goals. Whether that involves reshaping the nose through rhinoplasty, eliminating excess body weight through liposuction or softening the signs of facial aging with eyelid surgery or neck lift, male plastic surgery procedures have skyrocketed in the past few years.

Read on as respected New York plastic surgeon Joshua Greenwald reveals why he has seen a steady increase in the number of men having plastic surgery. (more…)

Mommy Makeover for a Happier Mother

Mothers have an innate selflessness and desire to take care of everyone else before taking care of themselves. If you have children, you might dream of improving your body with cosmetic surgery but ignore your desires — or worse, feel guilty about spending time, money and effort on yourself.

Dr. Joshua Greenwald, a trusted plastic surgeon in New York, believes that mommy makeover (i.e., treatment to reverse the effects of pregnancy/nursing and help you reclaim your pre-baby body) can benefit not only your outward appearance but also your self-confidence, happiness and role as a mother and wife. Read on as he explains why. (more…)

Can Fat Return after Liposuction?

Anyone that invests time or money into liposuction is wise to consider how long the results last. Reputable plastic surgeons appreciate when patients ask questions about the longevity of liposuction, because it shows they are being realistic about the treatment outcomes. Dr. Joshua Greenwald, who performs liposuction in New York City, has been asked many times whether fat can return after liposuction. Read on as he addresses the answer to this query. (more…)

Common Concerns about Breast Enhancement

Having breast augmentation is a huge decision that requires a lot of thoughtful consideration. It is completely normal to have some concerns when thinking about your breast augmentation options. In fact, it would be unusual not to have a concern or two! Fortunately, any trustworthy plastic surgeon, including Dr. Joshua Greenwald, is prepared to address these concerns and put your mind at ease. Read on as Dr. Greenwald assuages some of the more common concerns about breast enhancement. (more…)

Why Skin Elasticity Is Important for Great Liposuction or CoolSculpting Results

Liposuction and CoolSculpting are excellent methods for reducing unwanted body fat and creating a leaner, sexier shape. Some of the criteria for achieving great results are: a) good general health; b) being at or close to your target body weight; and c) the ability to maintain outcomes with diet and exercise. Another factor that is essential to successful liposuction or CoolSculpting results is the quality or elasticity of the skin. In this post, Dr. Joshua Greenwald, a liposuction surgeon serving NYC and beyond, explains why. (more…)

Do You Need Fillers or Facelift?

Facial fillers and facelift are both excellent anti-aging options that can help you look younger and fresher. However, they are designed to suit different needs and each has its own set of benefits and limitations. Read on as Dr. Joshua Greenwald, a top-rated New York City plastic surgeon, shares more about each treatment option below. (more…)

Plastic Surgeon vs. Cosmetic Surgeon: What is the Difference?

Plastic surgeon vs. cosmetic surgeon

“Plastic surgeon” and “cosmetic surgeon” may sound like comparable terms, but there are actually key differences in the training and education it takes to achieve each title. It is important for a potential patient to understand the differences before they choose a doctor to perform their plastic surgery. Below, New York plastic surgeon Dr. Joshua Greenwald discusses the differences between the two, and why you should select a plastic surgeon for your cosmetic procedure.    (more…)

Skincare Tips You Shouldn’t Ignore During Summer

Summer skincare tips New York
Even if you aren’t a beach bum and have never been to a tropical climate, sun damage can sneak up on you over time. UV rays are even more of a threat during summer’s long days, when the sun shines well past dinner time. Office jobs may seem safe from outdoor hazards, but even a short commute can expose you to harmful UVA and UVB rays. In this blog post, New York City plastic surgeon Dr. Joshua Greenwald lists skincare tips you shouldn’t ignore during the summer months.    (more…)

Questions to Ask During Your Mommy Makeover Consultation

Mommy makeover consultation
The decision to undergo a mommy makeover surgery can be a big, exciting step. Many patients are eager to get back to their pre-pregnancy bodies once they have finished having children, but may still feel some anxiety about undergoing surgical procedures. Below, board-certified New York plastic surgeon Dr. Joshua Greenwald goes over some questions every patient should ask her doctor about her mommy makeover.      (more…)