Avoiding Avocado Hand Injury

Avoiding “Avocado Hand” Injury “Joy Behar and former “Bachelorette” Andi Dorfman recently found out that “avocado hand” can be the pits. Both sliced into their hands while trying to cut avocados with a knife. Both wound up in the hospital, felled by a kitchen accident that has become so common it has its own nickname.”…

Fat Transfer to Face

Fat transfer techniques have come a long way in the past ten years.  Better equipment and better understanding of how to transfer fat has increased the rate of fat retention. The options for augmenting the face are weight gain (yes!), fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm, etc. and patients own fat. The advantage of fillers is…

Common, Unknown Causes of Bad Breath

No matter how good one’s face or body looks, bad breath (halithosis) is definitely an undesirable “friend” to carry around! In some cases, the treatment is very easy, yet many patients are unaware of these options. Please note, however, if the halithosis persists, please see a physician, as there are serious medical conditions which may…

Do Your Ears Hang Low?

“Do your ears hang low? Do they wobble to and fro?” These clever old song lyrics tell of the sad plight of a person with large, droopy, protruding ears, whose earlobes are so saggy that one could tie them in a knot or bow. If your earlobes are similarly enlarged, sagging, or torn, earlobe repair…

Liposuction for Arms

When beginning any weight loss diet and exercise routine, it’s difficult to predict where the pounds will shed from first. However, it is safe to say that the arms will probably be slow to slim down despite your healthy lifestyle. The upper arms do not shed fat as easily as other places of the body,…

Do I Need a Facelift, Neck Lift, or Both?

Signs of aging can affect both the face and the neck. These two areas can age at the same or different rates and in similar or different ways. While some individuals are candidates for just one of these rejuvenation procedures, many are candidates for both facelift and neck lift surgery. Depending on your rejuvenation goals…