Will you have to break my nose during rhinoplasty?

Will the doctor break my nose during my rhinoplasty? This is a question that we get on a weekly basis from patients that are desiring to have Rhinoplasty surgery. Patients are afraid of the notion that their nose will be “broken” during their rhinoplasty surgery and associate it with more pain or discomfort after surgery….

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CoolSculpting: Eliminating the Dreaded Muffin Top

No matter how healthy they eat or how much they exercise, for some patients, it seems like the muffin top – the area of fatty flesh that spills over the waistline of pants, skirts, shorts, etc. – is impossible to eliminate. However, thanks to CoolSculpting®, patients can say goodbye to this irritating area of fat…

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Why is Nonsurgical Facial Rejuvenation So Popular?

A bit of BOTOX®, or a full-fledged facelift?   According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), in 2013, patients in the U.S. underwent 6.3 million BOTOX treatments, as compared to only 133,000 facelift procedures. The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) reported than nonsurgical procedures increased in 2013 by a whopping 13.1…

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Rhinoplasty- What is a nasal hump and how is it removed?

Rhinoplasty is the name of the procedure for which people seek to change the shape and appearance of their nose.  There are many reasons for which people seek rhinoplasty surgery.  One of the more common reasons that people seek to undergo rhinoplasty is to reduce the size of the nose and remove a nasal hump.  …

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Radiesse, FDA Approved for Hand Augmentation, Eliminates Telltale Sign of Aging

The hands used to be the second most obvious indicator of age, after the face. Now, Radiesse, recently approved by the U.S. FDA for hand augmentation to correct volume loss in the dorsum (back) of the hands, can provide smooth and natural-appearing results in the hands.   Manufactured by Merz Aesthetics, Radiesse is the first…

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Kybella, a Non-Surgical Injection, Just Approved by FDA to Treat Double Chins

Neck fat and double chins can be things of the past, thanks to Kybella, an injection approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on April 29, 2015. This non-surgical alternative for dissolving neck fat is slated to hit the market, and Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jacob D Steiger, M.D. will be one of…

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A Non-Surgical Alternative to the Mini-Facelift: ThermiTight

Turning back the clock when it comes to the appearance of the face and neck is something that interests many people. However, many people want great results without going under the knife. There have been many non-invasive procedures in the past to reverse the effects of aging on the face, neck, etc., but they were not providing the results that…

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New Coolsculpting Applicator for the Outer Thighs – The CoolSmooth PRO

Zeltiq, the parent company of Coolsculpting, has recently announced the upcoming launch of a new applicator, the CoolSmooth PRO.  The CoolSmooth applicator was introduced last year for the purpose of treating fat of the outer thighs. This treatment takes 2 hours per thigh and has worked very well for patients. The new “Pro” applicator is similar to the CoolSmooth…

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Bellafill Dermal Filler (Formerly ArteFill) for the Treatment of Acne Scarring

Artefill doesn’t just have a new name.  The FDA recently approved the use of what is now called  filler for the treatment of acne scars.   Acne is the most common skin disorder in the U.S., affecting 40 to 50 million people. Up to 95 percent of those with acne could go on to have…

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Why is Facial Plastic Surgery So Popular Among South Florida Women?

South Florida is a melting pot of women of many different social, demographic and ethnic backgrounds. From retirees to middle-aged businesswomen to world-class models, the area is home to women from all walks of life, who define beauty in many different ways.   So why, all the way from the Florida Keys to Palm Beach,…

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Questions to Ask a Facial Plastic Surgeon Before Cosmetic Surgery

You’ve made the decision to have facial plastic surgery, and you’ve narrowed your choices of surgeons down to two or three. It’s crucial to ask the right questions to make the right choice for you. But, what do you ask?   From getting information about the surgeon’s education and training, to understanding his/her aesthetic vision,…

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How to Find the Best Facial Plastic Surgeon

Today, more and more people are having facial plastic surgery.  This is in the form of facelift surgery, eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty,  chin implants, otoplasty, facial fat grafting, etc. The decision to undergo facial plastic surgery is one that takes great consideration. However, for each patient, deciding which facial plastic surgeon is the best option for…

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