When Is the Right Time to Have Male Breast Reduction?

Although a male physique can differ from person to person, it typically features a relatively flat chest. Men who have gynecomastia have enlarged breast gland tissue, feminizing the contours of their upper body. Patients with gynecomastia may consider having male breast reduction surgery to firm up the chest. Male breast reduction typically involves a combination of liposuction and excising loose skin that has stretched to cover the larger breast size. In this blog, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joshua Greenwald discusses when the optimal time to seek this procedure is. (more…)

What Happens to Eyelids as You Age?

Many people consider their eyes to be one of their best features — at least until they start to get older. If you have started to see some changes to your eyelids or are concerned about impending aesthetic changes to your eyes, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joshua Greenwald has provided a brief explanation about common changes people experience around their eyes as they age. For patients who wish to restore the previous, younger appearance of their eyes, the good news is that cosmetic procedures are effective. (more…)

Areas You Didn’t Realize Liposuction Can Treat

When it comes to targeting unwanted fat deposits on the body, liposuction has remained the most popular cosmetic procedure for decades. Most patients use this surgery to improve contours on their abdomen, hips, thighs and arms, but you may be surprised to learn that liposuction is also effective at toning other regions. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joshua Greenwald shares some of the other areas he treats with liposuction. (more…)

How to Avoid Plastic Surgery Scars

Because the goal of plastic surgery is to improve one’s appearance, it makes sense that patients are often concerned about post-surgical scarring. Although scars are an inevitable part of any procedure that requires incisions, with time and proper care they can fade significantly enough that they become an afterthought. To help patients look their best, renowned New York plastic surgeon Dr. Joshua Greenwald gives his best tips for avoiding noticeable plastic surgery scars. (more…)

What Can You Do About Forehead Wrinkles?

As we age, our body produces less collagen, a protein that keeps skin taut and smooth. As collagen levels drop, wrinkles appear. Forehead wrinkles do more than make us look old. These lines can make us appear tired or angry. Dr. Joshua Greenwald explains what you can do to lessen the appearance of forehead wrinkles. (more…)

Why Your 50s Are a Great Time to Have Plastic Surgery

Is it time to refresh your appearance? If you’re in your fifties, the answer may very well be yes. Half a century puts a lot of wear and tear on the face and body. Gravity takes its toll and the loss of hormones we experience causes changes to the skin.

Here Dr. Joshua Greenwald discusses why your fifties is a great time to have plastic surgery — and some of the most popular procedures for that age bracket. (more…)