Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) is one of the most popular cosmetic surgical procedures performed today. According to statistical data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), eyelid surgery was the third most popular cosmetic surgical procedure in 2013. Surgeons performed 215,641 eyelid surgery procedures that year, which represented a 6 percent increase from 2012 (204,015 procedures).

Given the popularity of eyelid lift surgical procedures, and that they are elective,...Read More

Breast augmentation has consistently been the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure for at least the last 10 years. According to the American Society for Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), more than 286,000 breast augmentation cosmetic surgical procedures were performed. For further comparison, 212,500 breast augmentation procedures were performed in 2000. It would seem to be obvious...Read More

Brow Lift and AgeDecember 18, 2014

While most people think that brow lift surgery is reserved for patients in their 40s, 50s, and older, younger patients in their 20s and 30s also choose to undergo the procedure. However, each age group has distinct goals for brow lift surgery. Older patients tend to undergo brow lift surgery to reduce the appearance of frown lines, forehead creases, and drooping brows. Younger patients may elect to undergo brow lift surgery to adjust the level of the hairline and improve overall facial...Read More


According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) procedures were the sixth most popular cosmetic surgical procedure performed in 2012. A total of 106,628 procedures were performed that year. Furthermore, there was a 70 percent increase in tummy tuck procedures between 2000 and 2012.

Given all of these patients who choose to undergo a tummy...Read More


According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), eyelid surgery remained one of the top five surgical procedures performed in 2013. The procedure was ranked as the third most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in 2013, with 204,000 procedures performed. This was up by 4 percent from the previous year.

Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) is designed to lift sagging upper eyelids, and minimize the appearance of sunken eyes, dark circles, and bags under the eyes. The end result...Read More


Patients who decide to undergo any body contouring procedure, such as a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) or liposuction, often have specific goals that they would like to achieve with treatment. In many cases, they maintain a healthy lifestyle, including a sensible diet, a regular work out routine, and avoid smoking and excessive alcohol consumption. A tummy tuck or liposuction puts the “finishing touches” on the results of all their hard work.

Tummy Tuck and Flank Liposuction Procedures...Read More

It is a basic biological fact that skin loses its elasticity as it ages. This, along with excessive sun exposure, smoking, and other environmental factors can result in wrinkles and loose jowls. One of the most obvious places in which skin laxity will be noticeable is the area where the lower cheek meets the jaw. If the skin and underlying tissue and fat become loose, they may hang down over the jaw line, forming jowls around the mouth and chin.

Fortunately, There are a variety of...Read More

Deciding to undergo a plastic surgery procedure is a highly personal decision for each patient. After all, the patient is the one who will live with the result of the procedure. Because this decision is so personal, no two patients will have the same reasons for wanting to undergo plastic surgery. In some cases, patients may wish to offset the aging process and achieve a more youthful appearance. In other cases, patients may need a reconstructive procedure, such as breast reconstruction...Read More


Breast reconstruction procedures can rebuild the breasts and restore a woman’s appearance after undergoing mastectomy or lumpectomy to treat breast cancer. The procedure can greatly improve a patient’s quality of life and self-esteem by giving her back the feminine figure she once had. Indeed, the decision to undergo breast reconstruction can be difficult, but after reaching this final stage of recovery, patients can finally move on with their lives. 

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BOTOX® Cosmetic is perhaps best known for its ability to smooth out lines and wrinkles on the face. However, BOTOX® Cosmetic originally started out as a treatment for tremors. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) also approved BOTOX® Cosmetic for yet another medical use in October of 2010. Based on the results of two large studies published first online in the March 2010 issue of the clinical medical journal Cephalalgia, the...Read More