What You Should Know About Breast Implants After 40

With childbearing behind them and menopause approaching, more women older than 40 are choosing to have breast augmentations. Perhaps they want to turn back the clock as they begin to see the effects of aging, while younger women also continue to have interest in breast augmentation — but for different reasons. Plastic surgeon Andrea Moreira, … Read More

Do Your Selfies Have You Thinking About Plastic Surgery?

Social media may be making us more interconnected, but it’s also making us more conscious of our looks, a recent survey says. One in three facial plastic surgeons in a poll by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) reported that patients are more aware of their appearance because of social media … Read More

How to Smooth Away Laugh Lines With or Without Surgery

Laugh lines represent a happy life full of joyful facial expressions. But as you age, these lines deepen, making you look older than you really are. No one can completely escape the effects of aging, but there are things you can do to prevent premature signs of aging and even smooth out those annoying lines … Read More

How Ultrasound Skin Tightening Can Firm, Lift Your Face

Many people don’t realize that ultrasound imaging can be used to lift skin and promote collagen production. One such noninvasive treatment, Ultherapy®, has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Practitioners use the ultrasound treatment to target deep tissue layers. They can use the device to focus energy where it is most needed. … Read More

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Tips for Younger-looking Eyes

Crow’s feet, bags and dark circles can make your eyes look older than you feel. Aging is unavoidable, but you don’t have to give in to looking old when you still feel young. Plastic surgeon Raymond Isakov, MD, says the most common problems have simple solutions. Droopy upper lids The problem: The upper eyelids can … Read More

Are You Choosing a Plastic Surgeon? 5 Red Flags

Whether you are interested in a face lift, cosmetic nose surgery, liposuction, reconstructive surgery following mastectomy or some other procedure, cosmetic surgery can make you feel good. The right surgeon will have the skills and experience to do safe, artistic work. The wrong surgeon may not just botch the intended look – but could also … Read More