Local Anesthesia Safer for Plastic Surgery Procedures and Benefits Recovery

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By Amiya Prasad, M.D., FACS Cosmetic procedures continue to grow in popularity, especially as new techniques and advancements are made in the field of plastic surgery. Before undergoing a cosmetic procedure, it is critical for patients to consider the surgeon’s anesthesia preference. The difference should make or break your decision. Today, most, if not all, cosmetic procedures can be performed …

Deciding Factors For Choosing Your Cosmetic Surgeon

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INTRO Amiya Prasad, MD, chief Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon of New York’s Prasad Cosmetic Surgery & Medi-Spa addresses the criteria for prospective patients choosing a cosmetic surgeon. For those opting for cosmetic surgery of the face, eyes, or body, Dr. Prasad stresses the importance of doing research before choosing a doctor for surgical procedures is necessary to achieve optimal …

General anesthesia, combo procedures boost risk

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General anesthesia, combo procedures boost risk By:  Bill Gillette Source: Cosmetic Surgery Time eNews Cincinnati — Use of general anesthesia, performance of liposuction under general anesthesia, and combining surgical procedures significantly increase the risk for adverse events (AEs) in office-based surgery, a new review suggests. A review of mandatory adverse-event reporting, derived from 10-year data from Florida and six-year data …

A New Face for the New Year!

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As is always the case with the New Year comes our New Year resolutions – for many of our patients the colder winter months and lack of major Holidays is the best time to consider their cosmetic surgery options. One of the most popular procedures is a Facelift. In recent years, partly due to the dramatic increase in nonsurgical options …

Economy impacts patients’ cosmetic surgery choices

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By: Bill Gillette Cosmetic Surgery Times E-News New York — Results of two recent surveys show how much the stagnant economy has affected patients’ decisions about elective facial plastic surgery — and shed light on doctors’ misperceptions about what patients want. The two surveys — one administered to potential patients and one to members of the American Society for Aesthetic …

Patient Reviews of HydraFacial™

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More HydraFacial™ Testimonials The last time I had a facial, all my friends asked “What happened to your face?” (since it was so irritated) and I explained I that had a facial. Being a guy, a lot of my guy friends made fun of me for having a facial done! However, I just had the HydraFacial™ and instead of looking …

Drs. Charles Runels and Amiya Prasad

Vampire Facelift (TM)

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I had the unique opportunity this past weekend to visit Dr. Charles Runels in beautiful Fairhope, Alabama. Dr. Runels is the creator of the famous “Vampire Facelift (TM)”. The day with Dr. Runels and his assistant Laura left me with a great impression. Many of my colleagues perceive Dr. Runels from his videos and website as being a “fringe” physician. …

Is a browlift or upper blepharoplasty procedure right for you?

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NY Oculofacial Cosmetic Surgeon, Dr. Amiya Prasad answers RealSelf.com Question on browlift surgery and upper eyelid blepharoplasty: “What is more invasive: a browlift or upper blepharoplasty?” Dr. Prasad is an expert at facial surgery and eyelift surgery. He explains why a patient must first determine if a blepharoplasty (eye lift surgery) or a brow lift is needed. In some cases …

Hair Restoration Surgery – More Comfortable and Better Results

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New York Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Amiya Prasad has adapted his own concept of light intravenous sedation under local anesthesia used in cosmetic surgery to the face and eyes to hair restoration surgery. IV Sedation, when  used during hair transplantation, helps to regulate the patients blood pressure which reduces an effect known as “popping”, in which the scalp bleeds during hair …

Study: Makeup makes women look competent, trustworthy

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The article below reports the benefits of wearing makeup and the impact on how others perceive you misses the big picture entirely. It’s not makeup alone tha that has this effect. The photos shown in the article are of women who have youthful features which the artful application of makeup enhanced. The key elements to looking competent and trustworthy overlap …