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Cosmetic Procedures To Avoid During Summer

Most of us already realize that we need to take special care of our skin during the summer months. UV rays from the sun can be extremely damaging, and not only are we at much greater risk of experiencing Sunburn, but the trauma caused by exposure to the sun’s rays can dry out our skin, […]

What is involved in a Mommy Makeover?

Becoming a new mom is hard enough without dealing with the consequences that having a baby causes for your body. Although initially, you will be too busy bonding with your new son or daughter to give too much thought to your appearance, all too soon you will probably find that having a baby has left […]

What are the best options for non-surgical skin tightening?

Sagging skin is something that many of us can relate to as we get older. This occurs when our body slows its natural production of collagen and elastin, two essential ingredients to keep our skin firm, supple and looking youthful. As gravity takes its toll, the skin on our faces begins to droop, forming heavy […]

Tips for Recovering from Liposuction Surgery

Liposuction is a popular form of cosmetic surgery that makes it possible to tone up areas of the body where stubborn fat accumulates and refuses to shift despite diet and exercise. The process involves removing the pockets of fat directly from inside your body by breaking them down and suctioning them out. Liposuction can be […]

What is the Difference Between Liposuction and a Tummy Tuck?

Liposuction and tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, are two separate cosmetic surgery procedures that can target the appearance of the patient’s midriff. While both surgeries are completely different in terms of recovery time and the actual procedure required, they both aim to make the stomach look flatter, tighter, and smaller. Oftentimes, patients might opt […]

Benefits of Short Scar Facelift

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your face and feel you look older than you really are, you may be considering plastic surgery. A facelift is the most comprehensive and successful way to treat facial lines, wrinkles and sagging caused by a combination of the aging process, environment, and lifestyle factors. However, there […]

Caring for Your Eyes after Blepharoplasty

If you feel that the appearance of your eyes makes you look older than you really are, it can be very frustrating. Unfortunately, the thin skin around the eyes very quickly betrays our advancing years, loosening and sagging as a result of age-related changes such as the natural decrease in our body’s production of collagen […]

How to Prepare for Short Scar Facelift Surgery

Our face is the one part of our body that is permanently on display, so when it becomes affected by the inevitable signs of aging, it can be extremely frustrating and, in some cases, have devastating psychological effects. This is particularly true if nature works against us, and we suddenly begin to look even older […]

Benefits and Risks of Facelift Surgery

While cosmetics can help cover or change the appearance of some of our features, the effects of all of these solutions are only temporary. Our faces are the biggest betrayer of our advancing years and those people who feel unhappy with the common effects of aging, like sagging skin, fine lines, and wrinkles, may feel […]

Smart Lipo™ Vs. Traditional Liposuction

While diet and exercise are key ingredients to losing weight and helping us achieve a slimmer shape, most of us find that we have specific areas of our body which are more difficult to tone up – regardless of how hard we try to improve them. These are localized zones of stubborn fatty deposits. In […]

Dr. Elsa Raskin is an award-winning, board-certified female plastic surgeon who specializes in Natural Breast Augmentation, Breast Reduction, Facelift, Tummy Tuck.

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