Laser Eyelid Surgery – A Safer Approach

In my practice, one of the most common concerns I hear from my patient is that their eyelids make them look tired or aged. Some complain of puffy lower eyelids, bags under the eyes or dark circles under their eyes. In the past, it was common practice for plastic surgeons to use a scalpel to […]

Vertical Breast Lift the Best Lift

Many of my Boston patients are reluctant to have a mastopexy or breast lift because they do not want to have the long scar underneath the breast. The vertical breast lift is a newer breast lifting technique which has several advantages and does not create the long scar underneath the breasts associated with the traditional […]

Eyelid Filler Injections Safe?

In my opinion permanent correction or removal of dark circles under the eyes requires surgery not filler injections. The “gold standard” continues to be a procedure called the Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty with Arcus Marginalis Release and Fat Grafting. Results of this procedure can be very effective-see before and after photos below. Recently many physicians have been […]

Boston Breast Implant Scars

Boston Plastic Surgery Specialists discuss how to get the best breast implant scars A major concern of my patients in Boston seeking breast augmentation with implants is the location and visibility of the breast implant scars. It is important to understand that a great deal of attention is placed on hiding your breast augmentation incision […]

How to Choose Cup Size in CC

How to choose your breast implant size Although most plastic surgeons measure breast implant size in cc or cubic centimeters of liquid volume, most patients seeking breast augmentation in Boston want to know how to achieve a specific bra cup size after breast augmentation. At the Boston Plastic Surgery Specialists has many patients asking “how […]

Textured vs Smooth Implants for Breast Augmentation

If you have decided that you want to have breast augmentation surgery there are many decisions that you will have to make with the advice and help of your board-certified plastic surgeon. In addition to deciding on implant size, location of incision, and implant under or over the muscle, you will also have to decide […]

Breast Augmentation with Breast Asymmetry

Almost all my Boston breast augmentation patients are surprised to learn during their initial consultation that they have breast asymmetry. I reassure my patients that 88% of women have different sized or asymmetrical breasts and it is normal to have breast asymmetry.  I believe that most patients are not aware of their breast asymmetry because […]

MemoryGel™ Xtra Implant

Mentor® MemoryGel™ Xtra Breast Implants My breast augmentation patients often request a fuller breast profile with volume above the nipple areola when considering breast implants. This is especially true in patients who have had children and feel that their breasts look empty and sagging after breastfeeding. The new Mentor® MemoryGel™ Xtra Breast Implants are precision-filled […]

SecretRF™ Radiofrequency Microneedling Skin Rejuvenation and Wrinkle Removal

SecretRF™ Radiofrequency Microneedling is an exciting new non-surgical method for skin rejuvenation including wrinkle removal, skin firming, pigment removal and acne scar improvement. How to rejuvenate facial skin without surgery All non-surgical skin rejuvenation methods rely on stimulating the formation of new skin collagen to firm, plump, and tighten the skin and remove wrinkles. Examples […]