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 …

5 Things to Consider Before Having Cosmetic Surgery

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Can your cosmetic concern be addressed by a lifestyle change? During consultation, I often begin by asking about lifestyle with a focus on healthy habits. Some people find themselves focusing on aspects of their appearance without factoring in lifestyle related actions which can also help them look better. There are often certain cosmetic issues which can be improved with diet, …

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 …

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 …

Vampire Facelift™ Video – Performed by Dr. Prasad

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New York’s Dr. Amiya Prasad explains and performs The Vampire Facelift™ on a patient. Dr. Amiya Prasad was trained by Dr. Charles Runels, inventor of the “Vampire Facelift™, and now offers his patients in New York and Long Island The Vampire Facelift™. Used to treat hollowing under eye area and cheeks losing volume with age as well as the area …

The Real Housewives of Jericho – VIP Event

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Prasad Cosmetic Surgery & Medi-Spa hosted a private VIP event “The Real Housewives of Jericho” offering guests their special VIP treatments at their Garden City, Long Island location. The procedures offered at Prasad Medi-Spa include HydraFacial™, Pelleve Skin Tightening, and Airbrush Body Bronzing. The HydraFacial™ is the new hydradermabrasion procedure hydrates, cleanses and extacts pores, exfoliates the skin simultaneously, without …

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 …

Plastic Fantastic: Platelet Rich Plasma fillers

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Written by: Valentina Zannoni – Source: Swide.com Between an eye-lift and a hair transplant, Dr Prasad took some time out of his busy schedule to talk to Swide about Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) fillers, the latest must have age defying practice. But first here’s a brief biology lesson to get to grips with the terminology. Plasma is the yellow liquid …

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 …

Lack of training can lead to unnecessary risks in Cosmetic Surgery

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Lack of training and experience is disastrous regardless of specialty.You may have seen the recent article in USA Today on Sept. 14th. “Cosmetic Surgery By Non-Certified Doctors May Cost Less But Also Bring Risks.” Although board certification in plastic surgery is one standard, it by no means guarantees the absence of complications and deaths. Most plastic surgery residencies fall short …