Plastic Surgery Newsletter
Antibiotics and Breast Reduction Surgery
The utilization of antibiotics for elective surgery has changed dramatically over the last decades. In the past, it was often routine to give patients antibiotics for 5 days following clean, elective breast reduction (as well as breast augmentation) procedures. Surgeons of all specialties have recognized, however, that not only does the utilization of prophylactic antibiotics […]Read More
Blepharochalasis : Eye Surgery in NYC
Changes in the appearance of the upper and lower eyelid are one of the most common reasons that patients schedule a consultation with a plastic surgeon. For the upper eyelid, the most common complaint is over hanging skin or a bulge on the inner aspect of the eyelid- just adjacent to the nose. Patients will […]Read More
April 19, 2021: What is a safe distance in COVID?
We are all aware of the health and safe protocols we must follow to help protect our loved ones, those around us and of course ourselves from the coronavirus: wear a mask, wash hands frequently and maintain a distance of 6 feet from other people. A 6-foot separation from others was the recommendation of the […]Read More
Update on COVID-19
To all my patients: I hope that you and your family are all well and staying safe and healthy during these trying times. I have received much positive feedback from the informational emails that we sent over the past year. This “e-newsletter” is an effort to formalize those emails to include up-to-date information about the […]Read More
Safety of Out-Patient Plastic Surgery Procedures During the Coronavirus Outbreak
Plastic surgeons as a group have from the very beginning of the coronavirus outbreak taken the care and protection of their patients and staff very seriously. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Aesthetic Society (ASAPS) provided early support and guidance to their members in this respect. The question remained if these protocols […]Read More
Exfoliating & WHY You May Be Hurting Your Skin – by Juliana Longoria
With all the exfoliating skincare treatments out there- both professional and at-home, its easy to fall into an abyss of skincare options and get lead down a path of self-destructive treatments. This defeats our goal of having healthy, youthful, and glowing skin. Therefore, I’ve decided to put together a quick guide on the different types […]Read More
Questions Received About COVID-19 and the SARS-CoV-2 Virus
There are certain questions concerning the current pandemic that I am often asked:Read More
What is the Truth About Drugs to Combat COVID-19?
As we are all unfortunately aware, the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-COV-2 coronavirus is as a result of it being a unique or new virus. Therefore, we not have any immunity or antibodies against this virus and there are no known treatments. Physicians, scientists, laboratories and corporations are actively working to identify immediate (e.g., […]Read More
Coronavirus and COVID-19
To Our Patients: As I am sure you are aware, the health and well-being of our patients is our primary concern at Rothaus Plastic Surgery. As a result, we wanted to let you be aware of what measures we are taking to protect you during your office visits: If you have any questions regarding this […]Read More
Can Botox Help My Scars?
Just hearing the word Botox brings up an image of a wrinkle free brow, the absence of crow’s feet and the loss of vertical lines between the eyebrows. Most people don’t realize, however, that Botox was not developed to be a plastic surgeon’s wonder drug. Some of the approved indications for Botox include the treatment […]Read More