Survey Finds That Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep

The findings of a new survey in the JAMA Journal of Dermatology reveal something about cosmetic surgery that many of us already knew: Patients get cosmetic procedures for more complex reasons than just their appearance. The survey was conducted by researchers at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and asked 500 respondents (mainly white women over the age of 45) … Read More

Are Beauty Filters the New Face-Lift?

With over 500 million active users on Instagram as of September 2017 and 158 million active users on Snapchat every day, it’s safe to say the social networks have a far reach. But unlike trends in recent years that left users rushing to plastic surgeons’ offices for Botox, fillers and other procedures to make them look “selfie ready,” new filters … Read More

The Best Plastic Surgery Procedures to Have Right Now

Many people would argue that the winter months following New Year’s are in fact the most horrible time of the year. With the biting cold in full swing and the lack of time spent outdoors causing many of us to feel stir crazy or develop seasonal affective disorder (or SAD), the winter months can be long and dull. But don’t … Read More

It’s Not Illegal to Lie About Medical Specialties in Some Areas

When seeking a plastic surgeon, many patients think they’re doing their due diligence by looking for all the right qualities: an excellent portfolio, a fair price and good patient reviews. But many patients take one very important piece of information for granted: board certification. Board certification is a rigorous set of standards set forth by a governing board of specialists … Read More

Handle Post-Op Questions From Family and Friends With Finesse

For many people, the holiday season is a time to reunite with friends and family members you haven’t seen all year. But if you’ve recently had plastic surgery or a cosmetic procedure, the anticipation of these gatherings can leave you feeling anxious and stressed. Will they like your new look? Will they notice? Will they say you made a mistake? … Read More