ASPS Cautions Patients to Approach Medical Tourism with Vigilance

The world inside a Stethoscope

Arlington Heights, Ill. – The busiest travel season of the year is approaching, with many people headed to tropical locales, but plastic surgery patients need to know who is performing their surgery before traveling abroad. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) cautions that while inexpensive vacation packages that include cosmetic surgery may sound appealing, it may be… Read more »

Charlotte Ponce Reaches Milestone Surgery, and Has A Reason To Smile

Charlotte Ponce receives Plastic Surgery at Bortnick Plastic Surgery

Charlotte Ponce holds her cat Sophie in her Spring Lake area home Thursday, November 15, 2012. She is wearing the dance outfit given as a gift from Diane’s School of Dance, located in Fruitport, Mich. Charlotte, who longs to take ballet lessons someday, will undergo her fourth surgery since August to repair facial injuries caused… Read more »

Make 2013 a Success by Planning Ahead

Model Smiling about Future with Plastic Surgery

It’s less than a week to Christmas and just over a week or so until New Years. Many patients are making resolutions and planning out budgets, vacations and work goals for next year. Along with those plans, how about making some suggestions to your current and potential patients on how to make their cosmetic choices… Read more »

Getting the Most from Botox (Botulinum Toxin)

Model in Kansas City, Missouri

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 »