The Best Neck – Variations on Neck Lifts

Often patients are concerned about only one particular aspect of their appearance, whether it’s their eyes, jowls or neck. Providing customized procedures to improve their looks requires considerable judgement and experience, combined with an understanding of anatomy. In some cases, a full facelift, or rhytidectomy, is necessary to provide the best results. This includes tighteningRead More

Younger Patients Seeking Plastic Surgery

Many teenagers and young adults find at least one aspect of their physical appearance bothersome. For some, plastic surgery may be the solution. A recent online survey in 16 countries found that almost 9 out of 10 girls ages 15 to 25 years and over 7 out of 10 boys in the same age rangeRead More

Stem Cells, Fat and Plastic Surgery – Update

As recently reported in the June edition of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, stem cells derived from fat possess many qualities that may be potentially beneficial when used in soft tissue augmentation. However, clinical research studies are in progress and the safety and treatment recommendations have yet to be elucidated. To date, most studiesRead More

Chin Implants – Focus on the Face

As patients seek to address distinct aspects of their facial appearance they would like to improve, a larger number have sought out chin augmentation. According to statistics provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), chin augmentation with implants has seen un unprecedented rise in demand. From 2010 to 2011, the number of chinRead More

Summer Skin Beauty Tips

May is skin cancer awareness month, so it’s a great time to increase your focus on sun protection. Sunscreens should be an integral part of your skin care regimen throughout the year, and particularly so at the beginning of summer. Indeed, sun protection is essential for both cancer prevention and healthy-looking skin. Skin cancer isRead More

Plastic Surgery – Top International Rankings

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery has released statistics of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures performed in countries around the world. The top plastic surgery spots by percentage of population are as follow: 1. South Korea – about one in 5 women have undergone an aesthetic surgery procedure, most commonly liposuction, nasalplasty (rhinoplasty) and eyelidRead More

Springtime Skincare and Surgery

We are delighted to offer our patients aesthetic plastic surgery options as well as the services of our aestheticians at our Upper East Side and Tribeca offices in NYC. Here is information on skincare recommendations and other treatments, provided for our patients’ benefit by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS): 1) Winter bluesRead More

Is There Mercury In Your Skincare Products?

Dr. Hutchinson is providing the following information for our patients’ benefit, compliments of the Amercian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS): The FDA has issued a warning that some face creams manufactured abroad and sold in the United States illegally contain mercury. The California Department of Public Health reported to the FDA that a 39-year-oldRead More

Melanoma Rates on the Rise – Latest Study Shows

Despite preventive measures and an increased awareness of the potential risks of sun damage and exposure to UV ray, recent studies continue to show a rise in the number of cases of melanoma. The statistics are particularly alarming for adolescents and young adults, in particular young women, who show the greatest increase. In the mostRead More

Fruits and Vegetables Enhance Skin Tone

“You are what you eat” – once again, science is proving direct correlation between dietary food intake and physical appearance. In a recent study out of Scotland, researchers examined skin quality in patients based on their daily consumption of fruits and vegetables. Their findings revealed that even a modest increase in daily intake of fruitsRead More

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