What Are the Best Treatments to Lighten Acne Scars?

Acne is one of the most frustrating dermatological conditions you can experience. Even after getting acne breakouts under control, you are usually left with an embarrassing reminder of the pimples.

But with the help of the right medical team, there is hope for a smoother and more even complexion.  When asked about the most effective treatments to lighten acne scars, here is what Dr. Joshua Greenwald recommends. (more…)

The Many Benefits of Mommy Makeover

Becoming a mother is a joyful and rewarding experience. But pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding can take a significant toll on a woman’s body, and a lot of women struggle with the way their body looks post-childbirth.

They may have loose skin around the abdomen or their breasts may sag and look deflated. Having a mommy makeover is one way to address these body issues and experience numerous additional benefits.

Below, the team at Greenwald Plastic Surgery shares what a mommy makeover entails and how the procedure enhances patients’ lives. (more…)

Save Winter Skin With a Non-Surgical Treatment

Winter skin is the worst. Central heating combined with cold temperatures and harsh winds dry out the skin, making it appear dull. Plus, the lack of hydration can also cause fine lines and wrinkles to become more noticeable.

Fortunately, there are simple, non-surgical treatments that can restore the skin’s luminosity. And the reduced sun exposure that typically accompanies the winter promotes healing and longer-lasting results.

Below, the team at Greenwald Plastic Surgery discusses four ways patients can save their winter skin non-surgically. (more…)

What’s the Buzz Behind Brazilian Butt Lift?

Thanks to celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez, full, round butts are in style and highly coveted.

But instead of spending endless hours at the gym, many people are getting Brazilian butt lifts, which add volume and shape to the buttocks in a way that’s more effective and permanent than exercise alone.

To learn more about this popular cosmetic procedure, keep reading below, as the team at Greenwald Plastic Surgery shares what a Brazilian butt lift entails and how it can create a more shapely and sexy body contour. (more…)

3 Things That Are Off-Limits After a Tummy Tuck

One of plastic surgery’s top five procedures, tummy tuck has several variants. An extended tummy tuck involves most of the abdomen, along with the lower back and possibly the lower chest, while a “mini-tuck” focuses on just the bottom of the abdomen.

No matter the type of tummy tuck you undergo, there are certain activities you must not perform until getting clearance from the surgeon. That is true of any abdominal surgery.  How long these actions remain off-limits depend on the type of tummy tuck and the patient’s overall condition. Following the doctor’s orders is critical to a smooth recovery. (more…)

Who Is a Good Candidate for Rhinoplasty?

Colloquially referred to as a nose job, rhinoplasty not only improves the aesthetic appearance of the face, but also boosts confidence. In many cases, it serves as corrective surgery for a nasal deformity. However, good candidates for rhinoplasty must have realistic expectations. After healing is complete, the person should look better, but should not treat the procedure as a magic wand that improves every aspect of life. In this blog post Dr. Joshua Greenwald discusses other factors pertaining to rhinoplasty candidate suitability. (more…)

Answering Top Questions about Injectables

Injectables are a popular way to address a number of facial cosmetic concerns. Whether you want to reduce the appearance of crow’s feet or add volume to your lips, injectables may be an excellent non-invasive option. In this post, Dr. Joshua Greenwald of Greenwald Plastic Surgery answers some of the top questions about injectables. (more…)

Are Uneven Breasts Common?

Uneven or asymmetrical breasts are a common cosmetic concern for women. While some amount of asymmetry is very common, some women feel that the difference in size or shape between their breasts is too significant. In this post, Dr. Joshua Greenwald of Greenwald Plastic Surgery discusses the possible causes of uneven breasts and potential treatment options. (more…)