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Injectables vs. Fillers

The fountain of youth and the elixir of life may be myths, but looking younger can be a reality thanks to cosmetic injectables like Botox and dermal fillers. These noninvasive procedures can smooth out wrinkles, make scars less noticeable and enhance your lips for months at a time.

Breast Reduction Surgery: What you need to know

Although society’s perceived image of female beauty is often associated with larger breasts, in many cases, bigger is not always better. Beauty is defined by shape and proportion. Regardless of aesthetic considerations, the physical and emotional cost of large, heavy breasts can be substantial.

Laser Tattoo Removal

Life changes, decisions change, but you don’t have to live with a tattoo you regret getting. Fortunately, you can now do something about it! But before you do, it helps to know what tattoo removal entails.

Septal Perforation

Septal perforation is a hole inside the nose through the septum, the bone and cartilage that divides the right and left sides of the nose. When the perforation is small (less than one centimeter) it is unusual for there to be any associated disturbances or symptoms, and the patient is typically unaware it is present.

Rehabilitative Surgery: A Comprehensive Text for an Emerging Field

The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction at The Plastic Surgery Center is proud to announce the publication of Rehabilitative Surgery: A Comprehensive Text for an Emerging Field, edited by Andrew I. Elkwood, MD, FACS, Matthew Kaufman, MD, FACS and Lisa F. Schneider, MD, FACS, all of whom have authored a number of the book’s chapters, as well.

Observing Skin Cancer Awareness Month

At The Plastic Surgery Center, we are strong proponents of stringent skin care. This includes prevention and early detection of skin cancer. That’s why we observe Skin Cancer Awareness and Melanoma Awareness in May. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the...

Ethnic Rhinoplasty Q&A With Dr. Matthew Kaufman

Rhinoplasty (commonly referred to as a nose job) is universally considered to be the most complex of all cosmetic procedures. The nose is a multi-angled, three-dimensional structure, requiring rhinoplasty surgeons to work with bone, skin, cartilage and internal tissue. It is necessary to make changes to all of these structures while maintaining features and function.

Tips From the Top: Rhinoplasty

It’s as plain as the nose on your face. Or is it? A rhinoplasty (commonly known as a nose job) is no small endeavor. Although it is among the most frequently performed plastic surgery procedures, it is widely accepted as one of the most difficult. For this reason, a scrupulous understanding of the procedure is important, as is choosing the right surgeon for you.

Convenience in Care for Cosmetic Surgery Patients

Convenience is something that everyone enjoys, and The Plastic Surgery Center in New Jersey is offering just that to its patients. Dr. Andrew Elkwood and his team have been performing hair restorations simultaneously with facelift procedures for several years.

The Rise in Plastic Surgery for Men

Women are no longer the only plastic surgery patients today. Men are also tuning into the advantages plastic surgery and cosmetic treatments offer. From body contouring to facial rejuvenation, plastic surgeons are seeing more and more male patients in their offices each year.