Get a Kylie Jenner Pout: The 411 on Restylane and Juvederm
Kylie Jenner turned heads at the end of last year when her overall look started to transform. Not only was she wearing sexier clothes but she was also sporting a fuller and sexier pout. As fans everywhere created mashups of before and afters, it suddenly became clear that those lips weren’t just enhanced by lip
Skin Tightening – Your Ticket to Youthful Skin
As we age, fine lines and creases naturally begin to form on the face. Exposure to the sun’s UV rays and other environmental factors such as smoking also age the skin. There are a number of surgical procedures available that can help to rejuvenate your skin, removing the wrinkles and fine lines from your face.
The 6Ss of Delaying the Aging Process
No one could ever escape the aging process. However, there are ways to delay it. At our Manhattan cosmetic surgery practice, we want our patients to look good and feel good. We have an array of procedures that treat the visible signs of aging. Although you can take advantage of any of these treatments, it
Taking the Smart Approach in Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures
In 2012, minimally invasive plastic surgeries spiked to 10 percent than that of 2011, with Botox heading the list of top 5 non-surgical procedures. Despite the popularity of such surgeries, there has been an increasing concern on who performs these surgeries and where exactly they are being performed. Thus, here at our Manhattan cosmetic surgery
Getting Hitched Soon? Have a New York Wedding Makeover!
Your big day is just around the corner! If only you can just get rid of those love handles or maybe make your skin look flawless and smoother come wedding day. Fret not! Dr. Steven Wallach of the Aesthetic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in New York understands how looking your best is a priority on
Botox in Manhattan
Can Botox cause Botulism? The therapeutic dose of Botox used to improve the animation lines of the forehead and regions around the eyes is markedly lower than the potential toxic doses that could cause Botulism. In general, it is a very safe product with very few side effects. If I use it repeatedly, will I
Chemical Peels in Manhattan
Will a chemical peel cause my skin to appear whiter than the rest of my face? Chemical peels treat the superficial layers of the skin and cause the skin to reorganize the collagen to a more youthful state. This in turn can cause many of the fine lines to soften and flatten out. The deeper
Collagen in Manhattan
Are people still using collagen now that other products that last longer are available? Collagen is a reliable facial filler. It has been time tested. Many patients are happy with the consistent results and the relative cost to other products available. So, yes, it is still being used very frequently.
Fat Injections in Manhattan
Where do you get the fat for injection? The fat used for injection is harvested from the patient directly. This can be obtained from the abdomen, flank, or thigh; almost anywhere on the body that has subcutaneous fat present. Will it last forever after being injected? Fat injection “take” in the face is an imperfect
Restylane/Hylaform/Juvederm in Manhattan
What are these products and how long do they last? Restylane, Hylaform,and Juvederm are injectable forms of hyaluronic acid, a natural product found in the body. They do not require skin testing prior to use and usually last between 6-12 months depending upon the product used. They are used on nasolabial folds, lips, and areas