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RAPID RECOVERY FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY

Posted June, 06/20/2018 - 06:34 AM

Today, people want to get back to their busy lives as quickly as possible today after all forms of facial plastic surgery. This is especially true with men, but with women as well. One week to ten days is often the maximum tolerance for downtime. As a facial plastic surgeon, I do everything in my […]

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Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Your Facelift

Posted May, 05/21/2018 - 08:02 PM

The decision to undergo a facelift is a major one and should not be entered into lightly. Facelift is the only procedure that address all of the signs of aging on the face namely skin changes such as wrinkles and age spots, dynamic lines from overactive muscles (think crow’s feet), loss of volume in the […]

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Dr. Sam Rizk- NYC Rhinoplasty Specialist Speaks at UChicago Medicine

Posted May, 05/15/2018 - 06:36 PM

Dr. Sam Rizk recently delivered a rhinoplasty presentation at UChicago Medicine, demonstrating his unique analysis of the internal and external aspects of the nose in regards to his advanced surgical technique. The NYC based facial plastic surgeon discussed his knowledge of fundamental concepts related to cosmetic and aesthetic rhinoplasty, more specifically- procerus in rhinoplasty. The […]

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THINKING ABOUT AN EYELID LIFT? HERE ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO ASK

Posted May, 05/08/2018 - 06:04 AM

Eyelid surgery can make a big difference in how you look and your self-confidence. They are, and always have been, among the most requested facial plastic surgery procedures, and eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) may be growing in popularity due to advances in techniques and technologies as well as the epidemic of tired-looking eyes. We live in […]

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HOW YOUNG IS TOO YOUNG FOR NOSE RESHAPING SURGERY?

Posted May, 05/03/2018 - 12:02 AM

Rhinoplasty or nose-reshaping surgery can benefit self-esteem and even improve a person’s ability to breathe, but such benefits are most dramatic when the procedure is matched to the right person. Age is often a key factor in this decision. There is no one-size fits all answer on how young is too young for rhinoplasty, and […]

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EXPOSED: THE DANGERS OF COSMETIC SURGERY TOURISM

Posted April, 04/18/2018 - 05:56 PM

Lured by promises of cheaper prices and amazing results, thousands of people leave the US to undergo cosmetic surgery each year. They may head to Dominican Republic, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina, El Salvador, China, Syria and Turkey for a virtual laundry list of surgical procedures. And while such cosmetic surgery tourism may seem attractive […]

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SCAR PREVENTION 101

Posted March, 03/27/2018 - 03:22 PM

Surgery involves incisions, and incisions mean scars. There really isn’t any sugarcoating these facts. Another fact: Everyone scars differently. Some of us develop much more noticeable red, raised scars. While this may not be a big deal on some parts of the body, scars that appear on the face or neck can be difficult to […]

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BOTOX FOR SCARS? NEW RESEARCH SUGGESTS THE TOXIN MAY HELP IMPROVE THE APPEARANCE OF SURGICAL SCARS

Posted March, 03/22/2018 - 06:53 AM

New research suggests that we can add surgical scar improvement to the long list of conditions that Botox can help improve. We know the wonder toxin can erase wrinkles. It also improves chronic migraine headache, puts the brakes twitching eyelids, stops extreme sweating, corrects crossed eyes, and may also have a role in treating depression […]

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NEW SKIN CANCER GUIDELINES WILL SAVE LIVES

Posted February, 02/13/2018 - 06:37 PM

Nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC)- basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma –is the most common types of skin cancer. More than three million Americans will develop one of these skin cancers every year, and rates are alarmingly on the rise. The overall incidence of basal cell carcinoma increased by 145 percent and the overall incidence […]

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CAN FACIAL YOGA MAKE YOU LOOK YOUNGER?

Posted January, 01/26/2018 - 05:57 PM

A facial exercise regimen may help turn back the hands of time. New research shows that women who performed 30-minute daily or alternate-day facial exercises for 20 weeks looked an average of three years younger. When the face ages, the skin loses elasticity and the fat pads between the muscle and skin grow thinner. As […]

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