Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Newsletters

Plastic Surgery Newsletter

Not your Mother’s Mommy Makeover

Mommy makeovers have been growing in popularity since the term was introduced in 2005. Women who wanted to return to their pre-baby bodies after completing their families began asking plastic surgeons to combine two or more procedures at a time. The term “mommy makeover,” came into existence because these women said wanted to restore their […]

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Augmentation Mammoplasty and Detection of Breast Cancer

The issue of surveillance for breast cancer is an important one and understandably of concern to patients and their physicians. The literature indicates that woman who have undergone augmentation mammoplasty do not run a higher risk of breast cancer or present at a later stage. Nevertheless, many surgeons recommend the subpectoral placement of breast implants […]

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Threads for Facial and Neck Rejuvenation

Our facial texture and structure changes as we age. Unfortunately, the changes are usually never what we want! No woman (nor man) wants to age prematurely or sport sagging skin, but it happens. If you are a patient in your late 30’s or early 40’s and are facing these ‘changes’ you may be a perfect […]

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The Hidden Danger Behind the Brazilian Butt Lift

Celebrities that parade their ample assets equally in the nude, or in revealing clothes pulled tightly over their impressively shapely butts are continuing to boost the trend in “booty enhancement”. The explosive popularity of athleisure, the gym to street wear fashion movement, is also adding to the increased interest in butt lifts. Snug leggings paired […]

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Long Lasting Facial Volume with New Generation Hyaluronic Acid and Poly-L Lactic Acid Injectables

It is OK to call this blog a “puff piece”; it is about the new generation of minimally invasive injectables that restore lost volume to the face and fill in deep lines and wrinkles. Plastic surgeons now have new and slightly different weapons in their arsenal to restore a youthful, firmer plumper appearance to the […]

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Introducing Crisalix Virtual Aesthetics in NYC

Dr. Kenneth Rothaus uses Crisalix Virtual Aesthetics to give his patients a sneak peek at what their transformation will look like. Before undergoing plastic surgery, many patients wish they could see the results on themselves before taking the leap. Fortunately, now there is a way! We now offer Crisalix, a state of the art technology […]

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New Breast Implant – Is it Ideal?

When it comes to breast implants there is a new player in town. The Ideal Implant (idealimplant.com) is a saline implant that has the feel of silicone. The implant has two separate lumens or chambers. The inner lumen contains most of the saline and its volume is not adjustable. The outer lumen which is the adjustable chamber […]

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Facelift and Liposuction Q & A

he next question is often asked by patients seeking a face lift: A patient had seen two surgeons for liposuction. One of the surgeons wanted to perform the procedure under a local anesthesia while the other insisted it was better to be done under a general anesthetic. The patient’s question was:

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Plastic Surgery Q & A

I receive requests on a daily basis from social media sites, professional organizations, etc. to answer questions that they have received regarding plastic surgery procedures. I am usually somewhat hesitant to answer many of these questions as I feel that they would best be answered in the context of a face-to-face consultation. Some of the […]

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Stem Cells and Epidermolysis Bullosae

For many years, I was affiliated with the Epidermolysis Bullosae Center at the Rockefeller University Hospital. Epidermolysis bullosae (EB) is a devastating skin blistering disease. Patients with the severe forms have chronic problems with open and potentially life-threatening wounds, scarring, and other deformities. As the plastic surgeon at the EB center, I took care of […]

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