Plastic Surgery & Dermatology in NYC

Achieve Smoother & Healthier Looking Skin For the New Year!

POSTED ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013 AT 5:31 PM by Dr. Jody Levine

Countdown to smooth, glowing skin in time for 2014! A year of stress, sun-exposure, and gravity can really take a toll on your skin. Why not make it your resolution to achieve clearer, healthier, and younger looking skin?  Before you decided where to start, consider your skin type, condition, and options. Learn more about the options we provide at Plastic Surgery & Dermatology of NYC below!    

Photodynamic Therapy: Improve your skins overall appearance and treat the most common skin conditions with photodynamic therapy. Photodynamic therapy uses a photosensitizing solution to target specific areas of the skin. This dedicated solution targets abnormal skin cells, leaving the surrounding tissues unharmed.  

Photodynamic Therapy Treats:

  • Precancerous lesions
  • Acne inflammation
  • Sun damage

Learn more about photodynamic therapy and ask our NYC dermatologist if it is right for you.    

Laser Skin Resurfacing: Ever wish you could have both smoother AND younger looking skin? Now you can thanks to laser skin resurfacing. Laser skin resurfacing targets damaged skin and promotes collagen for improved skin elasticity and natural firmness.  

Laser Skin Resurfacing will:

  • Improve skin texture & tone
  • Reduces wrinkles
  • Reduce the appearance of acne scars
  • Promote healthier-looking skin

Learn more about laser skin resurfacing and ask our NYC dermatologist if laser skin treatments are right for you.    

Age Spot Removal: Turns out genetics aren’t the only culprit of age spots. Most age spots are caused by overexposure to the sun and/or tanning beds. When UV rays attack the skin, the production of melanin accelerates, creating a tan that helps protect the deeper layers of skin from damage. As a result, age spots may appear as melanin becomes clumped or is overly produced.

Using lasers and light based therapies however, dermatologists can break up excess pigmentation, reduce the appearance of age spots, and promote the body’s natural production of collagen. Learn more about age spot removal and ask our NYC dermatologist if laser age spot removal is right for you.     

Jump into the New Year with a confident, more youthful appearance! At Plastic Surgery & Dermatology of NYC, our staff and NYC dermatologist, Dr. Jody Levine, welcome any questions you may have about our laser skin care treatments and options. Contact our office today at 212.988.1800 or schedule your appointment online!


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Heal Under Layers after Breast Augmentation in New York

POSTED ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 09, 2013 AT 3:16 PM by Dr. Elie Levine

Break out the coat, scarves, and hats for the winter season! Not only is it the prime time for fashion, layers make winter the prime time to consider plastic surgery. Procedures such as breast augmentation in New York provide beautiful, noticeable, and long-term results, but they also require a short recovery period. Layers will provide the added camouflage to hide the swelling that occurs following surgery. 

Breast Augmentation in New York is one of the most popular cosmetic surgical procedures in the United States today, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Elie Levine can customize the size, shape, and position of your breasts to match your individual needs and expectations. Now, with Vectra 3D imaging technology, you can see your results before ever going under the knife. Plastic Surgery & Dermatology of NYC is the only practice on the Upper East Side that has offers Vectra 3D aesthetic simulation in office, allowing patients to visualize how they will likely look after surgery and fine tune expectations and cosmetic goals going into surgery.

View our before and after gallery, and discover the difference that breast augmentation can make to your figure:

Gallery: Breast Augmentation New York


Take advantage of winter hibernation, and heal under layers after your breast augmentation in New York! Dr. Elie Levine and his staff will be happy to meet with you to discuss any questions you may have about Vectra 3D Aesthetic Simulation and breast augmentation in New York. Please call our New York office at 212-988-1800, or request an appointment online for a personal consultation.


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Get the Body You’ve Always Wanted with Liposuction in NYC

POSTED ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013 AT 9:29 AM by Dr. Elie Levine

Planning a tropical holiday escape? Get the body you’ve always wanted with this great deal on liposuction in NYC!

Our NYC Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Elie Levine, and staff at Plastic Surgery & Dermatology of NYC welcome any questions you may have about liposuction in NYC. Contact our New York City office at 212.988.1800 or request your appointment online today!


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Correcting Aging Eyes with Eyelid Surgery In New York

POSTED ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013 AT 5:01 PM by Dr. Elie Levine

Perhaps one of the greatest gifts we take for granted, our eyes give us vision, personality, and emotion. The old time expression says that “eyes are the window to the soul,” but sometimes an aged appearance can cause a misperception of who we are before anyone ever gets the chance to look further. One of the most common causes of misperception is aging eyes. Eyes that are hollow, sunken, puffy, or wrinkled can add 10-15 years to your appearance and in more extreme cases, cause visual impairment. Luckily, you can correct aging eyes with both a variety of unique techniques, including non-invasive options and eyelid surgery. 

Non-Invasive options include:

BOTOX & Dermal Fillers: BOTOX cosmetic and dermal fillers are a viable option for patients who may not be ready for surgery. BOTOX for the eyelids will create subtle but natural changes, virtually subtracting years of frown lines from around the eyes and lifting the brow area. Fillers can aid in lifting the brow and fill in lower eyelid hollowness.

Fat Grafting: Fat grafting to the lower eyelids will bring fullness to sunken under eyes. Hollow eyes add years to your appearance. Filling in dense under eye areas improves both facial definition and rejuvenates the eyes.    

Laser Skin Resurfacing: A simpler, non-invasive option for eyelid rejuvenation, laser skin resurfacing will improve minor flaws, such as fine lines and wrinkles. Lasers skin resurfacing will tighten the skin and promote collagen.

For some patients, non-invasive options may not be enough to treat stubborn wrinkles, folds, and droops of the lower and upper eyelids. In these cases, our plastic surgeon, may suggest eyelid surgery. Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, can be performed on the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both.   

Upper Eyelid Surgery: Removes excessive skin and some fat from the upper eyelids. Puffiness that occurs on the upper eyelids may cause you to look older and in some cases may impair vision as the eyelids drop over into your view of sight. Upper blepharoplasty will add an upper eyelid crease, improve hooding in the upper eyelids, and restore the natural contours of the upper eyelids.       

Lower Eyelid Surgery: Youthful eyes show fullness and definition. When your lower eyelids begin to sag, lower blepharoplasty will reshape the eyelids, giving you back beautiful, younger-looking eyes. Lower eyelid surgery is performed by repositioning the fat under the eyes and tightening the muscles and skin. Dr. Elie Levine will offer an approach that ensures the best and most natural-looking results.

Re-discover your youthful reflection and flaunt a look that echoes the age you truly feel inside. Our NY plastic surgeon  and NY dermatologist and staff welcome any questions you may have about our eyelid surgery in New York. Contact our office at 212.988.1800, or request an appointment online today for your personal consultation! 



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Skin Deep Peels & Laser Acne Treatments in New York City

POSTED ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013 AT 5:04 PM by Dr. Jody Levine

Beauty may only be skin deep, but your skin’s appearance can directly affect your health, confidence, and well-being. A majority of the population suffers from acne, especially adolescents, but Plastic Surgery & Dermatology of NYC treats patients of all ages, from infants to adults. Our New York Dermatologist, Dr. Jody Levine, can help reveal your inner beauty at any age. When acne persists into adulthood, you may want to consider laser treatments and chemical peels as options to restore both the youth and clarity to your skin.

Topical and oral medications are available treatments for persistent acne, as well as a proper skincare regimen.  In addition, our expert dermatologist, Dr. Jody Levine, offers laser acne treatment in New York City to minimize inflammation and scarring in adult patients. Although a combination of oral and topical treatments are still utilized, the addition of laser treatments to your skincare regiment can reduce breakouts and achieve smooth, healthy-looking skin. The laser targets both the surface skin and deeper tissue, encouraging the skin’s natural healing properties and increasing the production of collagen; your results will continuously improve even months after treatment.

Chemical peels in New York can also treat the appearance of acne. The chemicals used in our peels gently remove the outer, damaged layer of skin and stimulate the growth of new, healthier skin. Plastic Surgery & Dermatology of NYC offers a variety of different peels tailored to fit your skincare needs, and Dr. Levine can recommend a specific chemical peel for you. Our treatment options include glycolic peels, salicylic peels, TCA peels, and specialty peels designed with your specific needs in mind.

Check out how our other patients have enjoyed improved skin tone and texture after peels and laser acne treatment with Dr. Jody Levine!

Acne Treatment New York City


Jump start your skin’s glow with chemical peels and acne laser treatment in New York City! Dr. Jody Levine and her staff will be happy to meet with you to discuss any questions you may have about a lasers, peels, or any of the skin care products we provide. Please call our New York office at 212-988-1800, or request an appointment online for a personal consultation.



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