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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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It’s that time of year again – the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) annual plastic surgery statistics report are out!
According to ASPS President, New York City plastic surgeon Alan Matarasso, “The newly released 2018 statistic from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the largest organization of board certified plastic surgeons in the world, confirms the safety and popularity of plastic surgery. It also underscores the benefits of consulting with ASPS members who are qualified to assist patients in determining what treatments may be best for them, whether surgical, non-surgical or a combination approach to satisfy their goals. Our members offer the full range of options
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Sejal K. Shah, MD, FAAD is a board-certified dermatologist at her private practice SmarterSkin Dermatology in the Tribeca – Financial District of Manhattan, New York. Her journey to become a dermatologist began when she graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Alabama and moved on earn her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. After an internship in internal medicine at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center and a two-year clinical research fellowship at the Skin of Color Center, she returned to Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt and completed her dermatology residency. Dr. Shah remains on the faculty in the department of dermatology where
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The newest crop of injectables hailing from global pharma giants Allergan (JUVEDERM) and Galderma (RESTYLANE) are changing the face of the so-called ‘Liquid Facelift.’ Whereas hyaluronic acid gel fillers used to be considered somewhat interchangeable like Coke and Pepsi, these novel products have distinct differences in how they work and where they can be used that set each of them apart.
In December 2016, Galderma introduced Restylane Refyne (for the treatment of moderate to severe, facial wrinkles and folds) and Restylane Defyne (for moderate to severe, deep facial wrinkles and folds). These new products to the US are marketed under the brand Emervel in Europe.
Dr. Steven Fagien, an