Celebrities who reach the ‘most beautiful people’ list each year have specific features that make them more attractive than most of us; high cheekbones, strong facial contours and perfect body proportions come together to create the Hollywood ideal.
The physical effects of pregnancy can change your body from inside out: An increase in body fat, stretch marks and changes in breast size are just a few changes to expect. Many women are turning to cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery a few months after giving birth in hopes of restoring their bodies to pre-pregnancy status.
Since most health insurance providers don’t cover the costs of elective surgery, your cosmetic or plastic surgery procedure may be financed out of your own pocket. Still, saving money for your treatment isn’t the only way to manage cosmetic or plastic surgery costs; financing plans, credit cards and personal loans can help you get the procedure you need without overextending your monthly budget.
With party and entertaining season right around the corner, many Americans are looking for quick and easy ways to enhance their appearance and look their best for the upcoming season. Though some cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures require extensive surgery and weeks of downtime, there are several ‘quick fixes’ and non-invasive procedures that can provide remarkable results.
Dr. Rubinstein is dual board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery, American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. His backgrounds in all fields provide the unique expertise and understanding for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, eyes, head and neck. Dr. Rubinstein is also an assistant professor at the prestigious Columbia – New York Presbyterian Hospital where he plays an active role in educating future facial plastic surgeons.
Individual surgeons have different philosophies in their approach to cosmetic plastic surgery. We have all seen surgical results that look obviously operated and sometimes distorted. Dr. Samuel aims to achieve a surgical result that looks as natural as possible. This is especially important in nasal surgery and rejuvenative facial surgery but is a principal which should be observed throughout the plastic surgery field.
Extra fat around the jaw line can make you look heavier than you really are, and may be taking away from a natural youthful appearance. All that extra skin and fat under the chin may be genetic, and it won’t necessarily disappear with changes in your diet and weight.
Whether you’re booking up BOTOX appointments or heading off for a microdermabrasion treatment, your age plays an important role in the results of your procedure. That’s what experts at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) conference explained during a discussion about cosmetic surgery for aging skin in 2007, shedding some light on how each decade in life correlates to dramatically different results in most patients.
While you can adjust to most of the changes during pregnancy – the fluctuating hormones, the weight increase, and increased breast size – adapting to the physical ramifications after pregnancy can be a challenge.
With thousands of skincare products and treatments available, it’s easy to believe quality skin care comes in a bottle. Today’s buzzwords of ‘antioxidants’ and 'all natural mineral' treatments sound like perfect solutions for dozens of skin problems, but they may be nothing more than marketing hype.