December 10, 2016
You are what you eat. I know I know. Such a cliche. But we all have felt the effects of eating a junk food meal – bloating, lethargy… well just an overall crappy feeling. Well if you feel lousy when you eat poorly, what makes you think your skin won’t look lousy when you eat poorly?
November 26, 2016
It has become commonplace. People everywhere have their faces constantly buried in their cellphones. Even when I am standing in an elevator, I notice that people are staring at their phones even though they can’t possibly have any service! Social media has exploded. People assess their personal or professional value based on “likes” and “followers.”
November 14, 2016
Is there a specific age or a particular marker that tells me that a patient is an appropriate candidate for neurotoxins like Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin? For someone interested in one of these treatments, when is the right time and how do we know?
October 28, 2016
From time to time, I will see patients who are struggling with the fact that loved ones – whether it be a spouse, a parent, a sibling, or a friend – are fighting the patient on his or her decision to have plastic surgery. Sometimes it happens right in front of me during the consultation.
September 30, 2016
It is an all too common expression during the initial breast augmentation consultation. It’s that “I’m pretty sure I want to have this done but I’m nervous as hell about picking the right size” look. Patients tell me about a particular size implant a friend had. They mention that they want to be just one or two cup sizes bigger. They want to be bigger but not too big.