The Ultimate Guide to Body Contouring

The Ultimate Guide to Body Contouring Dr. Naidu has created the Ultimate Guide to Body Contouring to help her patients understand the process of body contouring procedures. The guide includes the right questions to ask your surgeon in a consultation, how to choose a surgeon that best fits your needs, and a detailed explanation of body contouring procedures, the associated … Read More

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

Abdominoplasty vs. Liposuction vs. CoolSculpting: A Critical Evaluation

Fat is a fact of life, and keeping it under control can occupy a disproportionate amount of time and energy. As we age and our metabolism slows, it becomes more difficult to battle the bulge.  In some cases, despite a good diet and regular exercise, stubborn areas of fat may persist.  In women, these areas are often localized to the … Read More

THE COOL MINI™ versus the Double Chin

Both my patients and I have been waiting very eagerly for a new applicator for our very popular CoolSculpting® machine.  On 9/23/15, Zeltiq announced that it had received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the CoolMini™ applicator which is designed for treatment of submental fat, or the dreaded “double chin”.  In the past, I have treated this … 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

Summer 2015 Newsletter

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