Category: Featured

Plastic Surgeon VS. Cosmetic Surgeon: What’s the difference?

Last week’s quiz on the Smart Beauty Guide Facebook page not only raised this question, but also shed light on the need for more patient education regarding the importance of credentials. There are many questions and misconceptions about the two and many patients mistakenly believe that plastic surgeons and cosmetic surgeons are equal when they… Read more »

How to Make Your Breasts More Attractive

We all know there is a lot you can do with hair and makeup. But, did you ever consider that there is a lot you can do with your breasts? If you interview a group of plastic surgeons about breasts, you will be confounded by the number of ways to improve their appearance. Allure magazine… Read more »

Liposuction: Myths, Magic & Marketing

1. MYTH: Liposuction is a relatively new procedure REALITY: Historically speaking liposuction is an older procedure. The roots of liposuction can be traced to a french plastic surgeon, Charles Dujarier, in 1926. As with many early surgeries, this ran afoul. After performing liposuction on the leg of a beautiful french model, she subsequently developed gangrene… Read more »

Getting the Most from Botox (Botulinum Toxin)

Botulinum Toxin, commonly known as Botox or Dysport, can be called the cautious woman’s (or man’s) facelift. Like other drugs that are now common household names, the effects of this neurotoxin were discovered by accident. Botulinum toxin was first used in the late 60s as a treatment for crossed eyes. Although the treatment worked well,… Read more »