Preventing Post Op Complications

postop complications

Post op complications are a risk everyone must consider when planning surgery. While there is no surefire way to prevent 100% of post op complications, there are ways to reduce your risk of some of these issues.   What are … Continue reading

Postop Recovery Tips

postop op tips

No matter what procedure you’re having, you’ll need to prepare for some physical (and possibly emotional) limitations after surgery. Set yourself up for success with a few insider tips, as recommended by former surgical patients.     A few things … Continue reading

Facial fillers and the COVID vaccine

facial fillers and COVID vaccine

If you saw this article or others, you know by now there’s a potential reaction between facial fillers and the COVID vaccine. If you’re considering not getting the vaccine, this should not be the reason behind your decision. Read on. … Continue reading

All you need to know about lip implants

Check out this TV story on lip implants with Dr. Kaplan! With the help of PermaLip implants, you have another option for plumping up your lips.   Until several years ago, lip fillers were the main option for lip augmentation. But now … Continue reading

Kybella, CoolSculpting or Neck Lipo for treatment of Tech Neck! [video]

Looking for a treatment of tech neck? Well first, let’s discuss what tech neck is. With everyone staring at their smartphones, they notice their neck fullness when in selfie mode. That results in one of two things: a realization that … Continue reading

How to achieve the best cosmetic surgery results [video]

If you want to know how to achieve the best cosmetic surgery results, you need to combine surgery with behavioral modification. That’s a fancy way of saying that the best results will come about with surgery and a healthy diet … Continue reading

How long does it take to recover from eyelid surgery?

Recovery from eyelid surgery (aka blepharoplasty) depends on two things. Which eyelids we’re talking about (upper or lower) and what we mean by “recovery.”   Recovery from eyelid surgery Let’s start with the term recovery. If we’re referring to time … Continue reading

Botox or Xeomin to the crow’s feet and under eye wrinkles

Many know of the benefits of Botox/Xeomin for several facial areas like here, here and here. And while many consumers are familiar with treatment of the crow’s feet (the lines to the outside of the eyes), they’re not as familiar … Continue reading

Injecting fillers with a dental block and blunt cannula to minimize pain and bruising [video]

I recently gave a training for a group of healthcare providers on behalf of Merz. As a paid consultant, I teach doctors and nurses how to use three Merz injectables: XEOMIN® (similar to Botox for reducing wrinkles), Radiesse® and Belotero® … Continue reading