Research Review

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 23, 2015

Research in Facial Plastic Surgery – Aesthetic Facial Units: What are they and why are they important?

One question that arises is whether these boundaries are also important in aging. Do these boundaries become more defined and thus more noticeable with age? What if we were to smooth these boundaries in older people, will this give the appearance of a more youthful face?
January 22, 2015

Dr Bonaparte’s “what’s new in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Research”

I’ve decided to start a weekly/bi-weekly section on my website in which I will review a recently published, cutting edge article. I will try to summarize and discuss the implications of the findings and hopefully give people some insight into the treatments we perform.