Entries by Matthew Schulman

Traveling for Your Surgery

As the popularity of plastic surgery procedures increases, so does your options for surgeons. Ideally, you would select a surgeon in your local area since it would be most convenient for your surgery and all the necessary pre-op and post-op appointments. However, the best surgeon for you is often not right down the street. This […]

Male Chest Reduction Explained

A procedure that is growing in popularity is the male chest reduction. Many men are self-conscious of their chests. They feel like their chests are too big and resemble small breasts. This can be a significant source of anxiety for them, especially if they are young men or teens.  It is not uncommon for men […]

Virtual Consultation – The new normal

2020 has brought some major changes to our lives. Whether we like it or not, social distancing, wearing a mask, and avoiding events is going to be with us at least for the near future. The medical field has also felt these new changes. In addition to COVID screening protocols for all patients, visitors, and […]

What you need to know about selecting your Breast Implants

Breast Augmentation surgery is a procedure to increase the size of the breasts by inserting breast implants. Breast Augmentation with breast implants is the most popular procedure performed by Board Certified Plastic Surgeons.  There were over 280,000 breast augmentations performed in the United States during 2019, making it the number one procedure. Breast augmentation procedures […]

A Breast Lift Explained

One of the most popular procedures performed by Board Certified Plastic Surgeons is a breast lift.  There were over 120,000 breast lifts performed last year in the United States.  This is a procedure performed by 90% of all Board Certified Plastic Surgeons. The reason for it’s popularity is how powerful it is at transforming the […]

Everything you need to know about Botox?

What is Botox?   Botox, or botulinum toxin, is a medication that is injected into muscles of the face to temporarily paralyze the muscles.  By paralyzing the muscles, facial animation is reduced and wrinkles will smooth.  Botox will not paralyze all the muscles of the face. It only affects the very specific area it is […]

Cosmetic Procedures During COVID-19 Pandemic

The year 2020 has certainly been a difficult one. COVID-19 has changed the way we live and will continue to affect how we live for years to come. While some areas of the United States are seeing a recent uptick in the number of COVID cases, other areas continue to see a decline. For those […]

Most Common Myths: Breast Implants

Breast Augmentation with breast implants is the most popular procedure performed by Board Certified Plastic Surgeons.  There were over 325,000 breast augmentations performed in the United States last year, making it the number one procedure. The number of breast augmentation procedures has been increasing about 4% each year.  The advancing implant technology, combined with improved […]

Most Popular Non-Surgical Treatments

Cosmetic Surgery continues to increase in popularity and demand. Procedures such as Breast Augmentation, Liposuction, Tummy Tucks, Nose Surgery, and Brazilian Butt Lifts top the list of procedures that our patients request.  However, not everyone needs, or wants, a surgical procedure. They still want to improve their appearance, but desire to do it in a […]

What Should My Weight Before My Plastic Surgery?

It is important to be in optimal physical shape before any surgery. Healthy people heal faster and better than people who are unhealthy.  When it comes to any invasive procedure, like surgery, complications can occur that can place you at risk. Being strong and healthy will reduce your risk of serious or minor complications during […]