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A Guide to Critical Appraisal of Before and After Photos in Plastic Surgery

If you’ve been thinking of getting plastic surgery for a while now yet still undecided on the Manhattan plastic surgeon of your choice, you might want to consider reviewing a surgeon’s online photo gallery. Although there are other variable factors to look at when deciding on a plastic surgeon — from credentials to board certifications to experience, …

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How to Recover Well from Your Manhattan Plastic Surgery

A carefully planned plastic surgery will facilitate a healthy recovery on your end. Therefore, it is important to fully understand the recovery process as well as how to prepare for it. Dr. Steven Wallach, at the Aesthetic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, recommends the following strategies to ensure a healthy and fuss-free recovery after your Manhattan …

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The Importance Behind Choosing a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

When opting for plastic surgery, there are likely two things that hit the top of your priority list: results and price. And although both of those things are important, don’t let a plastic surgeon’s cheap rates get you to go under the knife without doing a little bit of research. As one of, if not …

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Manhattan Cosmetic Surgery: How Fat Fillers Work

Hollow cheeks, aging forehead, thin lips, and stubborn facial lines are just a few cosmetic problems that aging men and women experience. However, advancements in plastic surgery have made it easier for one to look young, whether it’s via Botox, facelift, or dermal fillers. Here at our Manhattan cosmetic surgery practice, our Manhattan fat fillers …

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It’s Not Too Late Yet For the Gift of Plastic Surgery! (And a Quick Guide for Would-Be Givers)

A new year has just begun and looking back at rising gift giving trends last December, this ABC NEWS report talked about the rising number of plastic surgery gifts. Here at our New York cosmetic surgery practice, we have also seen such increase and noticed that such trends have even extended past the New Year …

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What to Consider When Choosing a Plastic Surgeon

Choosing a plastic surgeon for your procedure is a big decision. Making the right one can help ensure you recieve the safest care and most satisfying results possible. So, when you’re scheduling your consultation with a plastic surgeon, keep these important questions in mind. Are they board certified? The first thing you should find out …

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Cellulite

‘This fat can be found on all types of women, from las mas flaquitas to las mas gorditas. “It’s mostly hereditary,” says Steven Wallach, M.D., a plastic sur­geon in New York City. What causes those popcorn-like dimples? “They occur when the conjoined fibers that hold fatty tissue between layers of skin are pulled taut or …

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Shape

There has been success in flattening keloids (knobby growths of scar tissue most common in people of Mediterranean or African descent) by first having the keloid sliced or frozen off, followed by a series of steroid injections – one right after surgery then three follow-up shots over the next three months (cost: de­pending on the …

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American Fashion

“Retin-A bulks up the skin so the chemicals can penetrate as evenly and effectively as possible,” says Steven Wallach, M.D., a New York City plastic surgeon who conducts pre- and postop skin-care seminars (“Basically ‘Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Plastic Surgery but Were Afraid to Ask,’” he says with a laugh”) for aestheticians …

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How its Done

Made from botulinum toxin (yes, the same poison that causes botulism when ingested), an outpatient injection of Botox into the frown lines, crow’s-feet or forehead creases paralyzes facial muscles, smoothing them out, says Steven Wallach, M.D., a New York City plastic surgeon. Sometimes a local anesthetic is used, although many patients go without it. Pros: …

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Can Exercising My Facial Muscles Prevent My Skin From Sagging?

I wish. Unless you don’t eat or talk or laugh or cry – or you’ve overdone it with the BOTOX® – you’re exercising your facial muscles all day long, says Steven G. Wallach, MD, assistant clinical professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. Your skin sags …

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