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Facial Plastic Surgery Blog

Talking About Plastic Surgery with Your Family

Posted September, 09/07/2016 - 08:50 PM

While society’s view of cosmetic surgery is evolving in a more positive direction, there is no denying that some people still have negative opinions of it. For some people who are considering aesthetic enhancement, these opinions can be difficult to ignore, particularly if they are coming from close friends or family members. In some cases, […]

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Plastic Surgery By The Season

Posted August, 08/21/2016 - 03:25 PM

Many people interested in plastic surgery are influenced by the seasons. For example, during springtime some people have surgery in order to look good during the summer months spent on the beach or by the pool. And during the winter, people are motivated by the fact that it’s easier to hide any bruising or other […]

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10 Common Mistakes That Make You Look Older

Posted July, 07/07/2016 - 04:59 PM

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Aging is an inevitable process; all of us will grow old and wrinkle sooner or later. But while certain aging factors, such as genetics and air pollution, are out of our control, others we can influence. Odds are you’re making mistakes every day that are slowly making you look older, without even knowing it. Here […]

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Why New York is the Most Wrinkled City

Posted May, 05/21/2016 - 09:00 AM

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It’s no secret that New York is a high-stress, high-intensity city. And no one absorbs the effects of this more than the people who call it home. Add to that factors such as air pollution and cold, dry air in the winter, and you’ve got the perfect cocktail for skin damage, including wrinkles. It should […]

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Plumper Lip Craze

Posted March, 03/01/2016 - 09:00 AM

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Each year, more and more people decide to seek the services of facial plastic surgeons, whether it be for invasive procedures like facelift and rhinoplasty or less invasive treatments like Botox injections or facial fillers. Over the past couple of years, reality TV and social media have contributed to this trend, particularly among young adults, […]

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Dr. Rizk Talks to Examiner.com About His Innovative 3-D Facelift Technique

Posted December, 12/11/2014 - 02:53 PM

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Examiner.com asks Dr. Rizk about the growing amount of 70-year-olds taking advantace of facial cosmetic surgery. Dr. Rizk’s revolutionary rapid recovery, 3-D facelift offers minimal bruising and swelling, helping his older patients get back to their active lifestyles sooner than traditional facelift techniques would have. With the help of Dr. Rizk, septuagenarians are turning back […]

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Dr. Rizk Featured in the October Issue of “Aesthetics” Monthly Journal for Medical Aesthetic Professionals

Posted October, 10/17/2014 - 11:21 AM

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Cosmetic surgery and skin care expert Wendy Lewis sat down for an exclusive interview with Dr. Sam Rizk. In the feature for Aesthetics Dr. Rizk discusses the most challenging and rewarding parts of rhinoplasty, how he plans his surgeries and the newest advances in aesthetic medicine. Click the PDF below to read the full article.

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Would You Recommend Undergoing Facial Plastic Surgery Due to Social Media Influence?

Posted June, 06/13/2014 - 02:33 PM

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Modern technology has had a huge impact on the way we perceive ourselves. For many of us social media, Skype and selfies have made us more conscious of the way we look. The younger generations are particularly prone to the influence of social media, because they are more likely to use it. This phenomenon has […]

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What Facial Plastic Surgery Can and Can’t Do for You

Posted June, 06/10/2014 - 10:00 AM

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Facial plastic surgery is a very effective way to improve your appearance — in some cases. Whether or not it will achieve your objectives depends on a number of factors. Read on to learn about these factors and discover what facial plastic surgery can and can’t do for you.     When You Should Consider […]

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What are Some Top Concerns for People Considering a Facelift?

Posted May, 05/22/2014 - 06:12 PM

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People contact me with all kinds of concerns relating to facelifts. In this article I will address some of the most common concerns.   Recovery Recovering from a facelift is not as bad as some would have you think. For the first few weeks you will wear a loose bandage and will need to keep […]

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