Groupon plastic surgery offers: don’t compromise safety for price

Dancing lessons, dinners, theatre tickets, massages, cruises and flat irons can be purchased on Groupon with variable results. But if you want to remove your saddlebags, you might want to do some research before pushing the “buy” button. The one area in which you should never seek discounts or shortcuts is your health. Further, some… Read More »

Botox®/Juvéderm® pearls of wisdom

The September 2012 issue of Redbook asks, “Is Botox® really worth it?” A savvy editor interviewed top board-certified doctors and scores of women who had undergone injectable procedures. She also looked at studies that have been done on injectable satisfaction rates. Though Botox® costs far less than cosmetic surgery, it is still an investment for… Read More »

What to ask your cosmetic surgeon

According to an August 23rd blog in NEWBEAUTY.com, “Only 3.5 percent of doctors in the U.S. are truly qualified to perform aesthetic procedures.” That is really bad news when you consider the number of untrained or inadequately trained doctors who are actually performing plastic surgery. Board-certified plastic surgeons and dermatologists call the cosmetic enhancement industry… Read More »

Can a Plastic Surgeon remove C-section scars?

According to WomensHealth.gov, the most common surgery undergone by women in the U.S. is childbirth by cesarean section – also known as c-section surgery. While many of these surgeries result in barely noticeable, horizontal scars below the underwear line, there are times when large, raised, discolored, painful or even vertical scarring happens. The good news… Read More »