Plastic Surgery News

New Statistics Reveal 2013 Was the Year of Butt Augmentation and Neck Lifts

Posted on: February 2, 2016

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), in which Manhattan plastic surgeon Dr. Steven Wallach is an active member, just revealed their annual procedural statistics for 2013 in both the surgical and non-surgical categories. All in all, there were roughly 15.1 million cosmetic procedures done, a 3 percent increase from last year. Breast Augmentation and

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Brazilian Butt Lift is All the Rage

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Brazilian Buttock Lifts have become all the rage in New York City. Maybe it is because of beautiful women like J.Lo, Kim Kardashian, or even Sofia Vergara who show off their figures, because curves are in all the way! So what is a Brazilian Butt Lift?  This is a surgical procedure that is commonly performed

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Sirius XM Radio “Doctor Show” Guest

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Tuesday November 5th, 2013 I was on Sirius XM  channel 81’s Doctor Show hosted by Sherrell Aston MD at the NYU Langone Medical Center in New York CIty.  I was a guest along with Nicolas Tabbal, MD for the two hour show, and the subject was Plastic Surgery: Fact or Fiction.  The show featured current news

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Celebrity Plastic Surgery- What’s The Big Deal?

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Celebrities have plastic surgery.  Now there’s a shocker!  They are in a youth oriented industry and area always in the limelight, so looking good and youthful is essential for many of them to prolong their careers.  I guess because of the internet and communication improvements, the ability of a celebrity to hide away from the

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Top 5 Plastic Surgery News and Stories of 2013

Posted on: February 2, 2016

The year is about to end! It has been an incredible year for us here at our Manhattan plastic surgery practice and a significant number of men and women have benefited from Dr. Wallach’s expertise of various cosmetic procedures — ranging from breast augmentation to Botox to dermal fillers. Below is a quick rundown of the top

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

Posted on: February 2, 2016

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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Angelina Jolie Chose Teardrop Implants for a More Natural Look

Posted on: February 2, 2016

The 37-year old Angelina Jolie revealed last May in an op-ed article in the New York Times that she had a preventive mastectomy last February which was followed by breast reconstruction via breast implants in April. The decision was made by Jolie after finding out that she had an 87 percent risk of having breast

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Mentor MemoryShape Implants Now FDA-Approved

Posted on: February 2, 2016

It looks like 2013 is the year of the silicone breast implants! Last February, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Allergan’s  Natrelle 410 Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone-Gel Filled Breast Implants for aesthetic and reconstructive surgeries. Just this week, the FDA also announced the approval of MemoryShape breast implants, an implant manufactured by Mentor

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Realself 100 and Updates on videos

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Realself, a community online to inform the public about plastic surgery,  has honored me by acknowledging my dedication to educate the public. I am part of  their RealSelf 100 which is a group of 100 surgeons who have answered the  most questions on line  about plastic surgery. Actually, I am the number one poster (?)

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Choosing the best incision for a breast augmentation

Posted on: February 2, 2016

So which is the best incision for a breast augmentation?  The most common approaches are using an incision in the breast fold( inframammary), along the border of the areola ( periareolar), or through the armpit ( transaxillary).  each incision has advantages and disadvantages.  The most commonly used one is the inframammary approach.  It affords direct access

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