When it comes to turning back the hands of time, Alan Gold, MD, FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon with offices in Great Neck, NY, and Boca Raton, FL, knows that satisfactory results require more than surgical technique and artistry. The surgeon must also study and appreciate varied cultural standards of beauty. Understanding subtle ethnic anatomical differences incredibly enhances the surgeon’s artistic eye, he says.
After finishing his undergraduate studies at Colgate University, Gold received his medical degree from New York’s Downstate Medical Center Colleg, and completed his plastic surgery residency at New York’s Kings County Hospital-Downstate Medical Center. He has se
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“Honey, I had a little something done and it’s not as bad as yesterday, but… I’ve looked better” – those famous words from Samantha Jones in SATC explaining a peel treatment are forever engrained in our minds. That scene gave peels a bad rap for awhile, but now they seem to be having a rebirth.
Chemical peels are really a form of mild to deep exfoliation, a minimally-invasive and essential component of facial rejuvenation. Peels are beneficial for all skin types, even sensitive skin, and can help many conditions from acne to melasma and wrinkles. They are also not only reserved for your face; peels can be done on any area, including hands, chest, arms and legs.
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Facial plastic surgeon Edwin F. Williams III, MD, has witnessed an evolution in how facial aging and rejuvenation is approached during his 20-plus years in practice.
“We have a better understanding of the facial aging process today,” says Williams, the medical director of the Williams Center for Plastic Surgery in Albany, NY and New York City and the incoming vice president for public and regulatory affairs at the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). “Lifting is not the only answer, but overfilling isn’t either. We have become enlightened on how to use fillers today.”
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We have all heard of a family practice, but what about a family that practices together? Since 2000, board-certified dermatologist Rebecca Baxt has worked with her parents—mother, Dr. Saida Baxt, also a board-certified dermatologist, and father, Dr. Woody Baxt, a board-certified plastic surgeon—at Baxt Cosmedical in Paramus, New Jersey: a facility that has provided state-of-the-art care for patients throughout the tri-state area for over 35 years. One of the first group practices to combine the expertise of dermatologists and a plastic surgeon, Baxt Cosmedical houses a vast array of high technology equipment and the first certified ambulatory office-based Surgi-Center in the state of