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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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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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Posted December, 12/07/2017 - 03:17 PM

Picture a glossy, plump mouth – and then, a slow smile. Instead of revealing the pearly whites you were expecting, the smile gives way to discolored, cracked and uneven teeth. You gasp and quickly look away. An unhealthy smile can mar even the most beautiful facial plastic surgery results. This is why cosmetic dentistry and […]

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People magazine’s “Most Beautiful” List Captures Changing Beauty Standards

Posted December, 12/01/2017 - 09:51 PM

Times they are a-changin’ and so are our ideas about beauty and what – or who – is the most beautiful. How do we know? People magazine, of course. Each year, People Magazine curates a World’s Most Beautiful list, and researchers from Boston University School of Medicine took a look back to see if they […]

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New Nod for Botox for Forehead Lines

Posted November, 11/30/2017 - 03:48 PM

And then there were three. Approved uses for Botox Cosmetic, that is. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) greenlighted Botox Cosmetic for the temporary improvement of moderate to severe forehead lines in early October 2017. It is already approved for moderate to severe crow’s feet and moderate to severe frown lines in adults, among […]

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Patient Story: Rhinoplasty with Dr. Sam Rizk

Posted November, 11/02/2017 - 06:59 PM


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Lip Service

Posted November, 11/01/2017 - 03:44 PM

The Scoop on the Newest FDA-Approved Lip Enhancement Treatments The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved the use of a small blunt tip cannula with Restylane Silk for lip augmentation. This makes Restylane Silk the first hyaluronic acid filler to be approved for lip injection with a companion cannula. This may not seem like […]

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Cuts, Scrapes and Scars

Posted October, 10/10/2017 - 02:33 PM

When Should You Call a Facial Plastic Surgeon for Your Child? Your son or daughter falls head on into the coffee table and ends up with gash under the eye or perhaps he falls flat on his face in the park, smashing his nose and slicing his lip open, or maybe she sustains a traumatic […]

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Don’t Let Tech Neck Get You Down

Posted August, 08/09/2017 - 06:05 PM

All of the time we spend staring down at our devices does more than exponentially increase our monthly phone bill – it may also contribute to the development of a double chin. This is becoming so commonplace that it has it’s own nickname – tech neck! Don’t believe us? Look around. How many people do […]

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Dr. Rizk featured in WOW NOW Middle East

Posted August, 08/09/2017 - 05:39 PM


Dr. Rizk featured in WOW NOW Middle East and discusses the rise in facial plastic surgery procedures among individuals of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean descent

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