July 20, 2015

Topical Retinoids – Is this the magic elixir to prevent skin aging and reverse sun damage?

There are many products available in the cosmetic surgery world that are advertised as the magic elixir. They often tell you that these cosmetic products will […]
May 24, 2015

Botox Research: Botox and Skin Elasticity

It is sometimes difficult to find high quality Botox Research Studies on the internet. This article discusses a recent Botox research article that has been getting […]
February 28, 2015

IPL for the Removal of Brown Spots, Red Spots, Acne and Hair; An scientific editorial

There is a technology that has the ability to treat all of these problems; safely, effectively and at a relatively low cost with little or no downtime for the vast majority of people. So what is the catch? How does it work? Is it safe? The goal of this educational piece is to conduct a complete and in-depth review of IPL, otherwise known as Intense Pulsed Light treatment for the skin. I will include everything from my opinion and experience to what has been demonstrated scientifically. The goal of this editorial is to try and provide an honest, up to date and scientifically sound discussion of IPL treatments.
February 16, 2015

Is digital imaging and virtual surgery useful for people who are interested in a Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)?

Digital Imaging and Virtual Surgery is a computerized technique that many facial plastic surgeons (myself included) use to aide in patient communication when planning for a rhinoplasty (Nose Job).
January 31, 2015

Seriously, How can I Stop and Prevent Bruising when I get Cosmetic Fillers like Juvederm, Esthelis or Radiesse? The Truth! An Editorial.

There are a number of things we can do to help reduce the risk of bleeding, particularly before we inject these products. Many of these considerations are related to medications and the risk of increasing bruising.
January 25, 2015

What does skin elasticity have to do with aging?

This brings us to elasticity of the skin and aging. One of the key changes in our skin that occurs as we age is a loss of elasticity. Our skin becomes loose. This is due to two very important factors, sun exposure and our genetics. Without a doubt sun exposure is the most important preventable factor. If everyone was to use sun screen and avoid long term sun exposure, our skin would maintain its youthfulness much longer, not to mention reduce the risk of skin cancer. However, our genetics also play a role. Some people age more quickly than others.