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We all want to look and feel our best year-round, but did you know that some office-based treatments and procedures are best performed during certain seasons? With Memorial Day weekend, summer Fridays and a little extra time off just a few weeks away, it’s important to understand which procedures are safe to get now—and which appointments you should hold off on scheduling until the fall.
SAFE: Facial injectables
Injectable treatments are safe and appropriate any time of year, so feel free to book your appointment! Franklin, Tennessee facial plastic surgeon and president-elect of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Mary Lynn Moran adds, “Injectable
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Facial plastic surgeon Dr. Jennifer Levine’s core philosophy is simple; everyone has the right to natural, believable results that enhance their appearance, not to create a new face. Double-board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, she is an expert in the latest invasive and non-invasive anti-aging treatments and prides herself on helping patients achieve and maintain the look they have always wanted.
Dr. Levine graduated with honors from Columbia University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Biology and received her Medical Doctorate from Cornell Universit
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Each year, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) compiles statistics about surgical and non-surgical procedures, including the which are performed most as well as the ages, genders and even locations of those who are getting them. Unlike stats from years past, which included doctors from a wider range of aesthetic specialties, the new 2017 report was compiled with feedback exclusively from board-certified plastic surgeons.
The top-performed procedures are pretty consistent from year to year, and 2017 was no exception. But, it should be noted five procedures showed a range of 20% to 26% increase.
“Contrary to popular belief, the facelift is by no means dead,” sa
Under-eye bags, dark circles and puffiness make us look exhausted when, well, we sort of are, but just don’t want anyone else to know it.
This is why more than 70 percent of facial plastic surgeons reported an uptick in requests for eyelid procedures to look less tired in 2015, making these surgeries among the biggest trends spotted in the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery’s annual statistics.
We know this area needs some serious TLC as a recent study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology in Washington, DC found that the eyes age earlier and faster than the rest of the face. In fact, there may be up to a 10-year differen
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