Turkey Neck surgery

Beat the Wattle: Turkey Neck Surgery and Minimally-Invasive Alternatives

Whether we like it or not, unsightly sagging skin beneath the chin is one of many unfortunate byproducts of aging. For many of us, developing a “turkey neck” is an especially frustrating experience because it’s very difficult — if not downright impossible — to lose through diet or exercise. In extreme cases, all that sagging neck … Read more

Intracel Skin Tightening treatment

Intracel (RF Microneedling): Before & After, Side Effects, and Cost

While Intracel was only approved by the FDA for use in the United States in 2016, Europeans have been enjoying what’s being billed as a “revolutionary” new skin tightening treatment for over half a decade, and Koreans for even longer. Here’s what you need to know about this increasingly popular device. What is Intracel? Intracel … Read more

Razor Burn

Razor Bumps: How to Avoid, Treat, and Remove Them Permanently

Hair bumps, razor bumps, razor burns, these are just a few of the terms used to describe what is better known clinically as pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB). In this article we cover everything you need to know to help prevent and treat this common skin concern. What are razor bumps? Razor bumps are small, (approximately 1-3 … Read more

Calf Raises

Calf Implants (Augmentation): Cost, Before and After, Risks, and Recovery

Augmenting one’s calves typically calls for implants to be inserted, and while most patients requesting the procedure do so for aesthetic reasons, implants are also frequently required to correct issues with the lower legs resulting from birth defects, disease, or injury. Different types of calf implants While nowhere near as varied as breast implants, calf … Read more

Zoom Teeth Whitening

Zoom Teeth Whitening: Procedure, Review, Side Effects, and Cost

What is Zoom Teeth Whitening? Zoom Teeth Whitening is a bleaching system designed to lighten the discoloration of enamel and dentin. The treatment is performed in-office, and combines the application of a hydrogen-peroxide based gel with the “Zoom Advanced Power Chairside Lamp,” a UV device which accelerates the bleaching process of the peroxide. How does … Read more

Estriol Skin Cream

What Is Estriol Skin Cream? Does Is Actually Work?

Estriol added to anti-aging skin creams is a good example of a promising new technology you’d be wise to research before allowing your hopes to get too high. Here’s what you need to know about the latest craze in facial rejuvenation – estrogen-based beauty products. What is estriol? Estriol is an estrogen, which along with … Read more

weight loss

Brown Fat: The Key to Sustainable Weight Loss?

There’s certainly been no shortage of hype lately around the issue of “brown fat” and its apparent potential to revolutionize the way we address obesity and weight loss. Still a relatively new discovery in adult humans, brown adipose tissue (BAT) is an entirely different substance than that stubborn rolls of fat found in the midsection … Read more

flawless skin

Human Growth Factors: Skin Care Science or Marketing Scam?

There have been few, if any, new beauty products introduced to the market that have generated as much excitement or debate as those containing human growth factors, particularly with respect to their effectiveness as anti-aging serums and creams. However, most of the literature currently available on the subject has been generated by the skin care … Read more

man facelift

Top 10 Plastic Surgery Procedures for Men in 2019

More guys are going under the knife for cosmetic purposes than ever before. The rising popularity of these 10 procedures is a sign that many men have finally come to embrace plastic surgery as the norm. Cosmetic procedures performed by qualified physicians have always been a popular option for those wishing to refine specific areas … Read more

dr dave, tattoo removal

Fresh Start: Dr. David Ores’ Non-Profit Jail Tattoo Removal

As the founder of Fresh Start, a not-for-profit organization that helps the previously incarcerated transition back into society, Dr. David Ores — a.k.a Dr. Dave to his patients on the Lower East Side of Manhattan — is set on offering free tattoo removal services to thousands of former inmates across the country. In the beginning… … Read more