Is there an age limit for plastic surgery?

Americans are living longer than ever. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average life expectancy for Americans is now 78.5 years. And with this increased rate comes new questions concerning lifestyle, fitness and beauty. “The most noteworthy aspect about all this is not just that people are living longer but […]

When 60 is the new 50, hand rejuvenation is the finishing touch

First there was the facelift, buttock lift, eye lift and breast lift. Now, there is the “hand lift.” In a  New York Times article this month on hand rejuvenation, a Mount Kisco, New York plastic surgeon states, “As you get older, your hands lose volume, fat and elasticity. The fatty layer of the hand disappears, so […]

Plastic surgery patient demographics are changing

More minorities are seeking plastic surgery, data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show, as societal shifts, less-invasive options and falling costs make cosmetic procedures more culturally acceptable. More men are seeking appearance-enhancing procedures, too, but because many remain uncomfortable with the idea, plastic surgeon George Lefkovits says he sets aside days on which […]