How to Speed Up Facelift Recovery

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When you think about cosmetic surgery, what often comes to mind is the facelift. For years, facelifts have been the gold standard in facial rejuvenation surgery to address sagging skin in the cheek, neck, and jawline areas. It’s generally assumed that facelifts require a long recovery process. In the past, this prolonged recovery time was afforded by predominantly wealthier people. …

The Best Treatments for Lines around the Mouth

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Lines around the mouth, or perioral area, is a common concern I frequently hear about. These lines can remain visible even without movement, or become more pronounced with muscle activity. I’ll discuss some cosmetic treatments that can address these particular concerns. The most common types of lines that occur around the mouth area are vertical lip lines, nasolabial folds, and mesolabial folds. …

Interview with Featured Diplomate Dr. Amiya Prasad by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery

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Dr. Amiya Prasad is a featured Diplomate and Board of Trustees member of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery   1. What made you decide to specialize specifically in cosmetic surgery? “During my fellowship in oculoplastic surgery, I particularly enjoyed helping people with their cosmetic concerns. I also recognized that patients with functional problems requiring reconstructive surgery were also very …

How Long Do Cosmetic Fillers Last?

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Cosmetic fillers are very effective non-surgical solutions for facial volume issues such as hollow under eyes, lip enhancement, cheek definition, the lack of chin projection, and other problems related to genetics or age-related volume loss. Cosmetic fillers can also treat other issues such as wrinkles, lines, and folds as well as acne scars, and even thinned earlobes. Although filler can …

The Do’s and Don’ts of Cosmetic Surgery

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Do your research Information overload can make research overwhelming. Marketing and turf battles between doctors makes it difficult to distinguish professionally credible information from financially motivated scare tactics. There are still a good number of actual caring and ethical doctors. Advancement in medical procedures and technologies combined with higher standards for results is an opportunity for patients to find the …

Do Under Eye Creams Work? Eye Bags Causes and Treatment

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The presence of eye bags is a common problem that affects people regardless of age, gender, or ethnicity. Eye bags are typically caused by genetics, as often seen in younger people, or age-related where fat around the eyes prolapses forward. The initial response of many people is to try under eye creams that claim to get rid of eye bags. …

"The Fine Art of Looking Younger" available for Kindle!

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Dr. Amiya Prasad’s guide to cosmetic surgery “The Fine Art of Looking Younger” is now available for Kindle by Amazon.com. The book focuses on cosmetic procedures such as facelift surgery, eyelift surgery, necklift surgery, and injectables and fillers. While Dr. Prasad discusses his innovative approaches to plastic surgery, he also helps his readers learn more about the field so they …

Happy New Year, Happy New You!

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Greetings! For me, 2010 was a year of progression. I made my debut as an author with my first book, expanded my practice with the latest in non-surgical rejuvenation (such as Pelleve Skin Tightening), advanced surgical techniques for quicker recovery, and renewed our commitment to ongoing skin health with our medispa and medical grade skincare products. 2011 marks a new …

Pelleve Skin Tightening: A new procedure, with LI roots, in the war on wrinkles (Newsday)

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There’s yet another weapon in the war on wrinkles. Called Pelleve, the process uses radio-wave technology to induce heat into the skin, stimulating collagen growth to tighten skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. The technology was developed by Ellman International, a medical company in Oceanside, N.Y., that got its start making equipment for dental surgery. Pelleve was granted FDA …

“Facing” the Holidays … A Pre-holiday Pick-Me-Up Can Help You Through The Busy Season!

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Plan Now to “Face” the Holidays … Here’s my Seasonal Timetable for Personal Facial Rejuvenation.  With the holiday season fast approaching, I’d like to remind you that October through mid-November as the ideal time to rejuvenate your face for the holidays – not just to look better, but because with all the emotional stress the holidays can bring, looking your …