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When to Consider Retin-A® for More Youthful-Looking Skin

What’s giving your face an aged look? Is it the wrinkles? The spots? The dull skin? Before you schedule a face-lift, check out Retin-A®, the gold standard of anti-aging topical treatments. Here’s how it works and why you should try it.
Aug 1st, 2023

Recovering from Cosmetic Ear Surgery: What to Expect

Otoplasty — cosmetic ear surgery — can change your look and your outlook. How you approach your recovery makes a big difference in your results. Here are some dos and don’ts straight from our board-certified plastic surgeon.
Jul 2nd, 2023

5 Sagging Skin Areas a Body Lift Can Enhance

It’s easy to see the need for a face-lift because it’s easy to see the face. But your hidden body parts can benefit from some elevation, too. Here are five lesser-known procedures that can lift your sagging skin and your spirits.
Jun 1st, 2023

Who Can Benefit from a Tummy Tuck?

Do you avoid putting on a bathing suit because of loose fat on your abdomen? Pregnancy, weight loss, or just middle age can leave you with sagging, unsightly skin on your belly. Find out more about how a tummy tuck can solve this problem.
May 1st, 2023

Self-Conscious About Your Prominent Ears? We Can Help

Any facial feature that sticks out and demands attention can be a source of ridicule and embarrassment, and prominent ears are prime targets for playground bullies. Even adults feel self-conscious about their big ears. Here’s how to fix them.
Mar 2nd, 2023

Popular Reasons to Consider a Thigh Lift

Breast lifts and nose jobs get a lot of attention, but a lesser-known procedure can change your body image just as dramatically — the thigh lift. Here’s why you should consider it.
Jan 2nd, 2023

Can Fillers Reduce My Crow's Feet?

If it looks like a bird's left claw prints at the corners of your eyes, you’re not alone. Those tiny lines show up on everyone as their skin ages. Fortunately, there’s a quick and easy way to fade them. Here’s how fillers make crow’s feet disappear.
Dec 1st, 2022

How Cold Temperatures Affect Your Skin

Winter and cold temperatures can create challenging circumstances for your skin. Here, we describe how the cold affects skin, as well as offer our best tips to keep your healthy glow all year around.
Nov 1st, 2022

When to Consider "Baby" Botox®

Don’t be alarmed — “baby” Botox® isn’t for babies. But it is for people who want a baby-sized dose of the dynamic-wrinkle fixer. Here’s why less may be more and when you might want to go this route.
Sep 1st, 2022

Am I a Good Candidate for Liposuction?

If vacuuming the fat out of your body sounds like a quick and easy way to get thin, then you don’t know liposuction. This time-honored technique can be highly effective, but it’s not right for everyone. Find out if it’s right for you.
Jul 1st, 2022

4 Benefits of Routine Chemical Peels

A chemical peel can lift away your old, flawed skin layers and give your face a fresh start, but it’s not a one-and-done deal. Regular chemical peels can help you avoid the need for major procedures down the road. Here’s how.
Jun 1st, 2022

How to Choose Your Ideal Breast Implants

You can have bigger, fuller, shaplier breasts with the help of strategically placed implants. But these days, you have many options to choose from. Here’s a guide on how to pick the right implant for you.
May 1st, 2022

5 Reasons to Consider Facial Fillers

It’s the 21st century — if you want to improve the look of your face without undergoing surgery, you have a long list of options. Here are five reasons why dermal fillers should be at the top of that list.
Apr 1st, 2022

How Long Do Breast Lift Results Last?

The decision to have breast lift surgery is a big deal, and there are many factors to consider before you take the plunge. One of the most important may be the longevity of the results. Keep reading to find out what you can expect.
Mar 1st, 2022

What Do Chemical Peels Feel Like?

If you have facial wrinkles, dark spots, and acne scars, chemical peels can get rid of them by lifting away the skin layer where they reside. Think that sounds painful? Keep reading to find out how chemical peels really feel.
Feb 1st, 2022

Benefits of Volumetric Fat Grafting

Have you ever looked in the mirror and wished you could erase fat from one area and plump up another? That’s the concept behind volumetric fat grafting, and it comes with multiple perks. Here are a few of them.
Dec 1st, 2021

What to Expect After Cosmetic Ear Surgery

You’ve dealt with your prominent ears long enough, and you’ve finally decided to have cosmetic surgery. Congratulations! Here’s what to anticipate in the hours, days, and weeks following.
Nov 1st, 2021

All About Scar Revisions

Everyone can expect a few minor scars here and there — signs of healed cuts and scrapes along the way. But if your scars are prominent and disfiguring, you may be looking for a way to minimize those reminders. Here’s how scar revision works.
Oct 1st, 2021

5 Surgical Options to Enhance Your Breasts

What’s your idea of perfect breasts? Whatever it is, chances are you can achieve it with plastic surgery. Keep reading to learn the different ways we can change the look and feel of your breasts and get you closer to your ideal.
Sep 1st, 2021

Use Fillers to Reduce Acne Scars

Thin lips? Yes! Lines and wrinkles? Of course. But did you know that injectable fillers can also diminish your old acne scars? Find out how a quick visit and a painless poke can make your acne days disappear.
Aug 2nd, 2021

How Long Is the Recovery After a Tummy Tuck?

If you’re thinking about getting a tummy tuck, it’s exciting to visualize the end results. But your flatter abs will take some time to materialize. Here’s what you need to know about recovering from abdominoplasty.
Jul 11th, 2021

Which Type of Scar Are You Considering Revising?

Most people don’t mind a few minor scars, but prominent ones can be painful and unsightly. While you can’t banish scars completely, scar revision can minimize their appearance. Here’s how to choose the right treatment for the right scar.
Jun 16th, 2021

Are Breast Lifts Just a Cosmetic Procedure?

Elevating your sagging breasts back to their youthful position will definitely boost your figure and your confidence, but there might be another reason to consider this surgery. Find out how a breast lift can be an effective medical treatment.
Apr 11th, 2021

Liposuction for Men? Everything You Need to Know

Men and women do many things differently, including where they store body fat. But if you thought liposuction only worked for women, think again. If you’re a man struggling to lose stubborn pockets of fat — there’s a liposuction for that.
Mar 10th, 2021

How We Can Help You Solve Your Prominent Ear Problem

Kids can be cruel. And if you have prominent ears, they need no other reason to taunt and tease. Even adults can feel self-conscious about ears that stand out. Learn how a simple surgery can change your ears and your social life at once.
Feb 8th, 2021

Everything You Need to Know about Ear Surgery for Men

“Do your ears hang low, do they wobble to and fro?” The lyrics to this old song may have sounded silly in your youth, but now, it’s not so funny. If you’re singing the blues about your large, droopy ears, ear surgery can have you humming a new tune.
Oct 1st, 2020

Sculpt Your Trouble Areas with Liposuction

Weight loss can be rewarding — and oh, so frustrating. If you’ve worked hard to reach your goal and still have stubborn fat spots, you might want to consider liposuction. Here’s why.
Aug 18th, 2020

Which Chemical Peel Is Right for You?

From blotches and blemishes to wrinkles and rough textures, nothing is worse than having skin issues on your face. We’re proud to offer a wide range of chemical peels to address your cosmetic needs. Keep reading to learn which one is right for you.
Jul 22nd, 2020

How an Arm Lift Can Make You Feel More Confident

Bat wings, chicken wings, arm bags — whatever you call your flabby arms, you probably wish they’d just go away. When you’ve had enough of the swaying flesh in your sleeves, it may be time to get an arm lift.
Jun 24th, 2020

Make Your Face Completely Proportional with Chin Surgery

Ever look in the mirror and wish you could change something, but you just couldn’t put your finger on it? It might be your chin that’s making your face look disproportionate. Find out how chin surgery can put your face back into balance.
May 7th, 2020

5 Reasons to Opt for Breast Reduction

Many women long for full, voluptuous breasts. But be careful what you wish for. There’s a downside to oversized breasts and reasons that may make you consider reducing them — here are five of them.
Apr 21st, 2020

All You Need to Know about Male Breast Reduction

Female breasts have long been a symbol of fertility and beauty, but most men would agree that sizable breasts look better on women than on men. If you’re one of those men and are dealing with male breast enlargement, you have options.
Mar 4th, 2020

Volumetric Fat Grafting: Are You a Candidate?

Do you ever wish you could take some of the fat from your tummy or hips and apply it to other areas that could use a little lift? That’s the concept behind fat grafting. Here’s how to decide if it’s right for you.
Feb 3rd, 2020

Choosing the Right Breast Implants for Your Body

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to have breast augmentation surgery. What’s the next step? Choosing the right implants for your body. Find out what board-certified, world-renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Kiran Polavarapu has to say about that.
Aug 16th, 2019

Breast Reduction for Men: We Answer All of Your Questions

You may not know much about breast reduction for men, but up to 50 percent of men have some degree of overdeveloped breasts. Find out more about the procedure that can help, why men have it done, and whether you might be a candidate for treatment.
Jul 12th, 2019

Got Chicken Wings? Learn What an Arm Lift Can Do

Do you have saggy skin hanging under your arms, and it doesn’t go away no matter how much you exercise? Changes in your age and weight may have left you with the dreaded “chicken wings” for arms. Learn how we can contour your arms with an arm lift.
Jun 3rd, 2019

Start the New Year off with a Rejuvenating Chemical Peel

If you have problem skin on your face, neck, or hands, a chemical peel might be just what you need. Chemical peels penetrate your skin to provide deep exfoliation. They lessen the appearance of dark spots, acne scars, fine lines, wrinkles, and more.
Jan 9th, 2019

Winter is Prime Time to Begin Laser Hair Removal Treatment

Even though your legs, arms, and bikini line are covered under layers of warm, winter clothes, now is the time to think about getting rid of unwanted hair. Learn why thinking about laser hair removal now is better than doing it in the summer.
Dec 12th, 2018

Breast Augmentation: More Choices of Implants Than Ever

The history of breast implants from decades past is an interesting one. It used to be a choice between safety or implants that felt natural. Today, you can get the safest implants available, with a natural look and feel, and more options than ever.
Nov 15th, 2018

When It Comes to Botox, Technique Matters

If you wouldn’t hire the neighborhood handyman to build the house of your dreams from the ground up, why would you allow someone who knows only the basics of facial anatomy perform Botox injections? Learn why technique matters.
Oct 11th, 2018