Vaginal Rejuvenation: Labioplasty

With recent style changes, both in clothing and personal appearance, women are more aware of their vulvar anatomy. Labioplasty or nymphectomy has become acceptable and popular. The procedure reduces the size and droopiness of the labia minora. The condition is not just the result of aging but can occur in young women as... Read more »

Vitamins: Where Less Is More

I see many people in my practice that take multiple vitamins in large quantities and doses. There is an overwhelming culture fueled by commercials and urban legends that more is better when it comes to supplements. Nothing could be further from the truth when it comes to vitamins. Vitamins are... Read more »

Plunging Necklines

In the aftermath of the Academy Awards where fashion rules the day (and night) it is clear that exposed décolletages and dresses with plunging necklines are and will continue to be the rage. To best suit this perennial style of grace one may wish to consider a breast lift that... Read more »

Instantaneous Results

Many people see changes on their face or body and want improvements to be appear immediately. I try to remind everyone that none of the changes they finally see occurred overnight. Many will swear that the change in their appearance took only one day and one night. When seeking advice... Read more »

Are The Results Permanent?

Many times after discussing a procedure or surgery I am asked if the results are permanent! I know full well what the person means but I can't help myself asking back "are you permanent?". I apologize and explain that almost every esthetic procedure improves the appearance AND sets the time clock... Read more »

Tummy Tucks: Becoming a More Popular Procedure

Abdominoplasty or as it is more commonly known "Tummy Tuck" is gaining more popularity and has become noticed by the media. As usual there is often a slanted view in order to be provocative and gain an audience. Recently a piece was published in "Live Science" entitled "Tummy Tucks May... Read more »

The G Lift

Upper and lower eyelid surgery rejuvenates and refreshes the face like no other procedure. Yes, the face lift is all important and necessary; but, if one is only able to have one procedure on the face that gives the most "bang", the most noticeable difference, it would be eyelid surgery.... Read more »

Kylie Jenner Effect

The fascination that the country has with Bruce Jenner's "transformation" is multi-layered. Some people are amused by this TV based drama but there are others that take it to heart with more serious consequences. The new found notoriety of his daughter connects with the young and makes assumptions and flights of fancy possible. Young adults, especially teenagers,... Read more »

Electronic Medical Records: How Private Are They?

The great rush by everyone to convert medical records to electronic storage has produced such a suction on the brain that common sense has left the decision makers. Multiple recent cyber attacks and successful hacking into businesses and even government agencies leads one to believe electronic storage of medical records not to mention financial data... Read more »

Freedom of Choice: At What Age?

Silicone (or gel as it is sometimes called) implants have been allowed back on the market for the last 8 years. The implants have been shown to be safe but the FDA has cautioned against use in women under the age of 22! Due to this advice most hospitals, surgery... Read more »