The Face of Youth

“Nature gives you your face at twenty. Life shapes your face at thirty. But the face you have at fifty is the face you have earned.” Coco Chanel Yesterday, while performing a minor procedure, I was asked by the patient why so many older women in New York City seem to have overly stretched faces, or faces which have been … Read More

[:en]CoolSculpting® Vs. Everything Else[:]

[:en] Diving into CoolSculpting® I recently acquired a CoolSculpting® machine for my office here in Manhattan.  As a surgeon, purchasing a non-invasive machine for a traditionally surgical issue is a big jump.  When these devices first hit the market, most surgeons – myself included – are the first to say that the device in question can never replace surgery, it’s … Read More

[:en]CoolSculpting FAQs Part 2[:]

[:en] 1. How long does a treatment take? Each targeted site requires 1 hour for treatment. 2. Are there any side effects to CoolSculpting? Yes, and some of the most common ones include temporary numbness, redness, swelling, bruising, firmness, tingling, stinging, and pain. In most patients this will resolve within 1 week. 3. How many treatments are needed to see … Read More

[:en]CoolSculpting® FAQ’s[:]

[:en] 1. What areas of the body can CoolSculpting be used on? CoolSculpting is cleared by the FDA for use on the abdomen, inner thighs, outer thighs, and flanks. It can also be used on other areas depending upon the physician’s judgment. 2. Does CoolSculpting hurt? What are the risks? Most patients report discomfort during the first five minutes when … Read More

Why Keira Knightley’s Breasts are Beautiful

In November 2014, the actress Keira Knightley chose to pose topless for a photo shoot in Interview magazine.  She stipulated that the photos must remain untouched, and that her breasts could not be enhanced in any way.  “I think women’s bodies are a battleground,” she stated, “and photography is partly to blame.” Breasts come in every shape, size, and form.  … Read More

Dr. Naidu was featured on Ehealth Radio!

Dr. Nina Naidu again joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to talk about Breast Lifts. Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Nina Naidu discuss the following: What is a breast lift and what are the benefits of this procedure? What makes a woman a good candidate for a breast lift? What is the … Read More

THE IMPORTANCE OF SKIN CARE

The positive effect that great skin can have on your appearance cannot be overstated.  Clear, glowing skin gives the impression of health, vitality, and inner youth, even in the presence of wrinkles and gray hair.  Although as a plastic surgeon I don’t have the same training in skin health as a dermatologist, skin care is an indispensable part of my … Read More

Liposuction vs Abdominoplasty

I saw a patient yesterday who presented with a request for liposuction of the abdomen.  However, when I examined her, I felt that she was a better candidate for an abdominoplasty, or a tummy tuck.  What determines which option is best for a given patient? Liposuction is the ideal choice for patients who have focal areas of fat deposits which … Read More

ISAPS 2014 Global Statistics

Now that we’ve all recovered from World Cup 2014 hysteria (at least here in the United States), it’s time for aesthetic procedure hysteria! The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS) recently announced their 2013 statistics. These numbers are compiled from data obtained from aesthetic surgeons around the world. The results showed that there were more than 23 million surgical … Read More