[:en]What is Kybella?[:]

TARGETING SUBMENTAL FAT It eventually happens to most, if not all, of us.  A tiny bit of extra fat starts to creep up under the chin.  One day, it’s not there, and the next day, you can’t stop staring at it from the reflection of your iPhone. In some cases, the lateral edges of the jawline may become blunted as … Read More

[:en]CoolSculpting Infographic[:]

[:en]Weight Loss vs. Fat Reduction CoolSculpting is a FDA-approved treatment for fat reduction of the abdomen, flanks, inner thighs, and outer thighs. CoolSculpting works on the principle of cryolipolysis, in which targeted tissue is precisely cooled. The fat cells beneath the skin are crystalized and then die, but the skin, blood vessels, and nerves remain unaffected. Over time, the body … Read More

[:en]Summer 2015 Newsletter[:]

[:en]Dear Patients, Summer has finally arrived and I hope that you are enjoying the longer days and warm weather.  In this newsletter, I’ll discuss some procedures which are frequently requested at this time of year.  In addition, we have a small event planned for Wednesday, July 22, 2015, which I hope you will be able to attend.  As always, it … 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

[:en]WHAT IS PELLEVÉ?[:]

[:en]The popularity of non-invasive procedures continues to expand!  Although as a surgeon, I always prefer to be in the operating room with my scalpel, I must confess that I personally will opt for a non-invasive treatment if it can achieve my goals.  The newest instrument in our office is Pellevé, a radio-frequency based, non-invasive treatment that delivers energy deep into … Read More