What is – Rhinoplasty? Rhinoplasty (nose surgery) Surgery is the surgical manipulation of the nose’s bone, cartilage, skin, and soft tissue in a measure to make the physical appearance of the nose more pleasing and/or increase the ability to breathe better through the nose. Rhinoplasties can be divided into two groups: Cosmetic Nose Jobs: These are primarily done when a patient
Finding a Good Plastic Surgeon: How to Know You’re in Good Hands
Finding a Good Plastic Surgeon: How to Know You’re in Good Hands The decision to get cosmetic surgery is one that most women do not come to lightly. You weigh the pros and cons, do your research, learn about what to expect in recovery, and make the commitment that you are willing to go through it all for the look
Effective Tattoo Removal Methods
Effective Tattoo Removal Methods Different people get tattoos for various reasons. However, those reasons might change over time and motivate you to remove the ink. Initially, people considered tattoos permanent. However, today you can easily remove and diminish their appearance safely and effectively, thanks to advancements in technology for tattoo removal methods Why you should have Tattoo Removal You can
What Is Vaginal Rejuvenation?
Vaginal Rejuvenation What is Vaginal Rejuvenation? Vaginal rejuvenation is a term that encompasses several procedures or combination of procedures which result in a more youthful and cosmetically pleasing private area. Vaginal rejuvenation can include; reducing the labia minora (inner vaginal lips), adding fullness to the labia majora (outer lips), removing excess tissue from the clitoris, liposuction to the mons pubis,
Am I A Candidate For Breast Augmentation Surgery?
Ask Dr. Marc Polecritti Q. How do I know if I am a candidate for Breast Augmentation surgery? What type of implants do you offer? What is the downtime? A. Breast augmentation surgery candidates are ladies who are happy with their breasts but wish them to be larger or fuller. Ladies who fall into this category can be of any age. Those
On April 21st, we performed a LIVE Kybella demonstration of the new FDA approved injectable to get rid of submental fat. Our patient, Kim, takes us through the injection, and her results 1-2 weeks after. The procedure, though painless, did cause significant swelling for a few days and she did feel a bit numb, but after 3 days the symptoms subsided and
Now Offering FDA-Approved Kybella!
Can A Laser Really Remove A Tattoo?
Ask The Plastic Surgeon QUESTION: Can a Laser really remove a tattoo? ANSWER: Yes, a laser can truly remove a tattoo. However, the technology to do so and the science behind how it works is very sophisticated. Tattoos remain in the skin because they are made up of relatively large molecules of pigment located in the deeper portions of the
What is a liquid facelift?
Ask The Plastic Surgeon Question: What is a liquid facelift? Is it better than getting a surgical facelift? Answer: A liquid facelift is a non scientific term used frequently to describe the use of injectables in order to give a patient improved facial contour and a more youthful appearance. The term therefore is subject to interpretation and may not be equivalent
SUNSCREEN FACTS SUMMER IS HERE! We, at the Julian Institute of Plastic Surgery, get asked frequently about sun protection. We also unfortunately see and treat the negative effects of sun exposure. These include skin cancer (Basal cell carcinoma, Squamous cell carcinoma and Melanoma), but also wrinkles and sagging of the skin due to collagen degradation. Sun light exposes us to ultraviolet