Be your Healthiest this Spring!

March is here and spring is in the air! With the seasons changing, it’s more important than ever to make sure you are maintaining a healthy lifestyle and practicing healthy habits especially with the weather changing. However, besides the obvious suggestions of diet and exercise, we decided to dive deeper with some of our physicians to determine what else is needed in order to stay “healthy.”

How to Live a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

February is all about hearts! Before we all become consumed with chocolate hearts and heart shaped cards, we wanted to remind everyone that February isn’t just about Valentine’s Day. February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about heart disease and how to prevent it.

New Year. New Look. New You.

2018 is here! We often view January as a time for a clean slate or fresh start. It is the perfect time for accomplishing tasks you’ve put off or setting new goals. We all want the feeling of pushing the Refresh button in our lives.

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.