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7 Dangers of Plastic Surgery Tourism

7 Dangers of Plastic Surgery Tourism

By Dr. Robert H. Gotkin, MD, FACSCosmetic Surgery is Real Surgery. Do it Right the First Time We’ve seen a rise in the number of people traveling abroad to have plastic surgery. The cheaper costs may be tempting, but consider the risks. Recently, a woman from Atlanta lost her life after traveling to Colombia for […]

Should I have Coolsculpting® or Liposuction?

Should I have Coolsculpting® or Liposuction?

Robert H. Gotkin, MD, FACS Sometimes, no matter how carefully you diet or how vigorously you exercise, there remains some annoying fat that just won’t go away. If you have any of that stubborn fat on your body that refuses to disappear – what I like to call, “FRED” (Fat Resistant to Exercise and Diet) […]

5 Reasons to Get Botox at a Younger Age

“Am I too young to get Botox?”This is a common question I’m often asked by people in their 20’s and 30’s. Sometimes a mother will plead with me in front of her daughter: “Please, Doctor Sarnoff. Tell her she’s too young for Botox!”While it may surprise many people to hear this, I’m actually in favor […]

How to Get Rid of a Double Chin without Surgery

How to Get Rid of a Double Chin without Surgery

Dr. Deborah SarnoffA cruel reality of the aging process is that the fat on our bodies redistributes over time.  As if to mock us, Mother Nature and Father Time conspire to make sure we end up losing fat in places where we want it and gain it places where we don’t want it.As we age, […]

Spotting Melanoma Early - When to Get that Mole Checked Out by a Dermatologist

Spotting Melanoma Early – When to Get that Mole Checked Out by a Dermatologist

By Dr. Deborah Sarnoff May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month so now is as good a time as ever to give our skin a self check-up and learn how to recognize the potential signs of melanoma. If spotted early, melanoma is almost always curable. But if spotted late, melanoma could be lethal.Melanoma is the most […]

4 Steps to Remove Wrinkles and Lines around the Mouth

4 Steps to Remove Wrinkles and Lines around the Mouth

Of all the negative effects of the aging process, the development of wrinkles and lines around the mouth – often referred to as “barcode lines” is among the most irritating. Lines around the mouth perhaps reveal the most about a person’s age.In our youth, our lips are tight, smooth, and plump with collagen, but as […]

Our Unique Perspective

When ourpatients come to see us, they inevitably say “I look tired,” or “I look old,” or “I see my mother when I look in the mirror – what can I do?” Together, we cover the entire realm of non-surgical and surgical cosmetic treatments and procedures, including chemical peels, lasers, injectables (Botox® and fillers) and […]

Botox | The Biggest Game-Changer Ever

Botox has injected a major change into cosmetic dermatology and plastic surgery. In fact, we’d go as far as to say that Botox has been the biggest game-changer yet. Before we explain why, let’s first answer the question, “What is Botox?”  Botox is simply a brand name for a neuromodulator. There are several neuromodulators in […]

Shatter Past Regrets: Have You Outgrown Your Tattoo?

Many of us make decisions in our lives that we later come to regret. Sometimes the mark of that decision remains imprinted on our bodies. According to a study conducted by the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, nearly 36 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 have at least one […]

Turn Back the Hands of Time

3 HANDY TIPS TO GREAT LOOKING HANDS If there is anything Father Time is rough on, it’s our hands. In an ongoing struggle to maintain the appearance of youth, we utilize an endless stream of creams, moisturizers, serums, and peels. And yet, while the wrinkles around our eyes may get a lot of attention, many […]