All About Lip Augmentation

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Do you have thinner lips than you want? Have your lips lost volume with age? You may want to consider a temporary or semi-permanent solution: lip augmentation. Lip augmentation is a procedure that plumps the lips via surgical or non-surgical means. It creates fuller, plumper, more youthful-looking lips. There are several different ways to achieve l...
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FDA Releases New Breast Augmentation Guidelines

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 As part of its effort to keep people informed and healthy, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) occasionally releases guidelines for products including medications, cosmetic products, and even prosthetic devices such as breast implants. Recently, the FDA issued new guidelines for breast implants, updating the guidelines published in 2019. T...
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Can You Ever Have Too Much Botox?

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 A question many people ask when it comes to cosmetic products such as Botox is "Is it possible to have too much Botox?" This isn't meant in an ironic way- it's often a source of confusion for some. Unfortunately, the answer can be yes- but it's complicated. How much is too much Botox? While it's up to the individual patient how much Botox is ...
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Plastic Surgery Dangers in China Highlight Need For Board Certification

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With plastic surgeries soaring in China, many women and men are turning to apps to help them decide on a new look. While these apps are not available in the United States, their popularity could someday motivate a US-based app that does the same thing. In China, these apps use AI (augmented reality) to project an image of what a potential patient c...
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Eyelid Surgery Trend Emerging in the United Kingdom

In plastic surgery, trends can sometimes come and go. Many factors can go into trends, such as geographical location, popular celebrities, social media, and most recently face masks and zoom meetings. But another new trend is emerging in the United Kingdom and some people are wondering if it will make its way across the pond.Though experts aren't s...
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Plastic Surgery and Men

Plastic surgery has long been a female dominated field, with most patients being women. But in recent years, that trend has started to change. Many men are now becoming more interested in plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures, and that number is only expected to increase. Experts believe it's because men want to get a competitive edge in the work...
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The Virtual Visit Trend

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Zoom, Skype, Google Hangouts. If you've made it thus far this year without trying at least one web-based meeting app, you may be in the minority. With social distancing and quarantine orders in place across the country and around the world, e-meetings are the new in-person meeting. From work huddles to virtual classrooms, it seems like everything h...
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New Documentary Series Features Plastic Surgery

New Documentary Series Focuses On Plastic Surgery
For those of us who are fascinated by plastic surgery, a new documentary show has debuted on Netflix and it's earning rave reviews for its honesty and candor. Unlike other shows that have shown the more salacious side of plastic surgery, "Skin Decision: Before and After" is a more serious look at cosmetic surgery, especially the reconstructive side...
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How to Combat the Quarantine Fifteen

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 Gained a little weight during quarantine? The 'quarantine 15' as its being described is more common than you think. It seems a lot of us have been eating more and moving less this summer, due in no small part to the restrictions of quarantine. With many gyms closed and outdoor activities postponed or canceled, it's been a relatively sedentary...
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Eye Procedures on The Incline

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There's no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live, if not forever, at least for the foreseeable future. From quarantining to social distancing and face masks, we've entered a world full of new normals. Unfortunately, some of those new normals are making us take a closer look at ourselves, and we may not always like what we s...
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Questions About Plastic Surgery

Questions About Plastic Surgery
Despite its soaring popularity in recent years, plastic surgery is still somewhat of a mystery to many people. "What does it involve?" "Who's had it?" "What does it feel like?" These are all common questions many people wonder about. But sometimes it's difficult to get answers to these burning questions. Whether you are interested in getting plasti...
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Getting the Most from Facial Procedures

Getting the Most from Facial Procedures
​One of the most common questions we get following a facial procedure - whether it be a blepharoplasty, face-lift, injectable cosmetic or a non-surgical procedure such as a chemical peel or laser resurfacing - is, "How do I maintain my results?" After all, who wouldn't want to look as refreshed and renewed as they do in the days following their pro...
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New Show Puts Plastic Surgery in a Positive Light

New Show Puts Plastic Surgery in a Positive Light
​Plastic surgery has long been a source of fascination for many people. From speculating about who's had it and who hasn't, to marveling at before and after photos, plastic surgery curiosity is a normal, natural thing. There are even websites dedicated to it! But now there is another way for patients, potential patients and the just plain curious a...
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Calming Pre-Op Fears

Calming Pre-Op Fears
​From injectables to major surgical procedures like breast augmentation and tummy tucks, it's totally normal to be a little nervous before heading in for a cosmetic procedure. But don't let your fear get in the way of achieving the appearance you've always dreamed of. If you are apprehensive about your upcoming surgery or injectables, here are some...
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A Cosmetic Procedure Boom

A Cosmetic Procedure Boom
​With many areas beginning to slowly reopen after a months-long quarantine, people are starting to return to their normal routines, including beauty treatments. From visits to the hair salon for touchups and stops at the nail salon for much-needed manicures and pedicures, many of us are looking forward to getting our appearances back to where we fe...
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These Procedures Are Getting Lots of Requests

These Procedures Are Getting Lots of Requests
​With plastic surgery clinics around the country beginning to reopen, there's been quite a rush for appointments for procedures both cosmetic and surgical. This is in no small part because people were ready before and during quarantine but simply couldn't make an appointment - but it also has a lot to do with people picking apart their imperfection...
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Is Celebrity Plastic Surgery Speculation Ethical?

Is Celebrity Plastic Surgery Speculation Ethical?
​When model Hailey Bieber and her husband, singer Justin Bieber, recently made headlines for threatening to sue a plastic surgeon over some TikTok videos, it raised some interesting questions. It all happened when a Los Angeles-based plastic surgeon made a TikTok video suggesting which plastic surgery procedures Hailey Bieber may have had over the ...
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Patients Requesting In-Home Plastic Surgery

Patients Requesting In-Home Plastic Surgery
​There's no doubt that quarantine life has thrown us all for a loop, and for some of us, it has created a lot of free time. While many Americans have used this newfound time to take up a new hobby, flood social media and reconnect with friends and family from a safe distance, for some people it has created the perfect time for healing from plastic ...
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Doctors Caution Against Foreign Plastic Surgery Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Doctors Caution Against Foreign Plastic Surgery Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
​Despite the spread of COVID-19, Japan has recently experienced a boom in patients requesting plastic surgery. But experts are concerned that the time is still not right to get back into the swing of things. With the coronavirus somewhat stabilizing in Japan, many patients are looking for things to get back to normal and booking plastic surgery pro...
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Will Web Conferencing Usher in a New Era of Plastic Surgery?

Will Web Conferencing Usher in a New Era of Plastic Surgery?
If you've been following plastic surgery trends, you may have already heard of Snapchat Dysmorphia, the condition that causes people to compare their actual appearance to the appearance they achieve using filters on social media apps like Snapchat and Instagram. But now, a new trend has emerged from the use of technology, and this time it's hitting...
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