The idea of prejuvenation is fairly new, with the term popping up in the last decade. It is held in contrast to rejuvenation, which is the effort to get back something lost – in this case, youthfulness. Prejuvenation is all about not feeling that loss. Rather than being reactive, it is proactive. It prevents signs of aging rather than treating them.
Since the pandemic began and people started working from home rather than the office, there has been a sharp increase in individuals seeking facial cosmetic procedures. This includes both med spa options and plastic surgery. White collar workers can both love their additional comforts and be suddenly more aware than ever of the things they want to change about their appearance.
Body positivity is an incredible message, and one that truly melds well with what we do as plastic surgeons. We know all too well that the aesthetic procedures we offer are not a quick fix or a total makeover. Instead, when tastefully done, plastic surgery is a way to optimize someone's body to make them as comfortable as possible in their own skin.
The operation is among the most recognizable examples of plastic surgery and has come to play a pivotal role in shaping the cultural understanding of the space for many years. Yet, even as roughly 200,000 Americans underwent breast augmentation in 2020 alone, confusion persists around its recovery process, and many patients remain unsure of what to expect after the procedure.
We've all caught ourselves staring at our own faces, and not everyone likes what they see. In fact, there has been a significant uptick in those exploring their cosmetic and surgical options since the pandemic began.
In considering all of the details associated with your wedding day, thoughts might drift toward plastic surgery. The bride and groom (and their families) may pursue what plastic surgery can offer to meet the special day with improved levels of confidence.
It's finally here! The long-awaited summer of 2021. With vaccine rollout underway and restrictions loosening, there is so much to look forward to! There are celebrations, date nights and even vacations on the schedule, and people are more excited than ever to look their best for their big post-quarantine reveal.
A chemical peel for the face is a procedure in which a chemical solution is applied to the skin to remove damaged skin cells, treat wrinkles and correct scars and sunspot discolorations.
At the start of the pandemic, things didn't look good for the field of plastic surgery. With lockdown, many hospitals and surgical centers banned all elective procedures, limiting plastic surgeries to those that were reconstructive in nature. However, this didn't last long. Within a few months, restrictions on surgeries lifted, practices opened up once again and more people than ever before were interested in plastic surgery and other cosmetic procedures.
Researchers during a recent study have tried to determine how the signs of facial aging are accelerated due to fat loss and how it's treated by plastic surgeons.