Plastic Surgery & Dermatology in NYC
POSTED ON TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2015 AT 2:06 PM by Dr. Jody Levine
May is on the horizon, and the time for proms, dances, and graduations is approaching. With so many formal events occurring and pictures being taken, it’s normal that your teenagers may be extra sensitive to their skin’s appearance. Here at Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC, we offer a variety of skin care treatments to help keep acne in check. Here’s some advice on how to capture the moment with clear skin!
Develop a Proper Routine
One of the most crucial aspects of skin care is home-care. Choosing the right skin care products for your skin and developing a daily regimen can keep blemishes at bay. Our toners, cleansers, and exfoliators are hand-picked to ensure success. Remember! Keeping acne-free skin starts with a little self-care.
Renew Your Skin
Sometimes, however, additional treatments are necessary to stop acne in its tracks and refresh your skin. Try a medical-grade chemical peel or laser peel to improve your skin’s texture and appearance. These treatments not only remove dead cells on the surface of your skin, but they also can help stimulate new collagen production underneath to dissolve acne, blemishes, or uneven pigmentation. Our New York dermatologists offer a variety of peels, ranging from superficial to deeper treatments.
Zap Stubborn Acne
For some, acne is resistant to topical treatments. In this case, we recommend laser acne treatment for acne inflammation and scarring. Our NY dermatologists use both lasers and light-based systems to prevent blockages in your pores and stop lesion-forming bacteria from growing. With photodynamic therapy, LED treatments and ThermaScan available, you can treat even the most persistent of acne.
Our NYC dermatologist, Dr. Jody Levine, NY Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Elie Levine, and staff at Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC welcome any questions you may have about our skin care treatments, including our chemical peels, laser peels, and laser acne treatment. Contact our office at 212.988.1800, or request an appointment online today for your personal consultation!
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POSTED ON FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015 AT 5:24 PM by Dr. Elie Levine
Spring has officially arrived! It’s time to put away multiple layers of clothes and transform into a new you! If you’re not satisfied with your current curves, consider our breast augmentation procedure to achieve the results you desire. Thanks to technological innovations, breast implant procedures have never been more precise! Here at Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC, we can help you visualize your results before undergoing surgery. Thanks to our state of the art Vectra 3D Imaging technology, you can visualize your desired results.
Mapping Your Physique
Our aesthetic simulation technology starts by mapping your current shape in order to produce high-quality 3D images of your body. These photos are conducted in the privacy of our office and are the foundation for your upcoming breast implant procedure because they provide the “before” model that our New York plastic surgeon, Dr. Elie Levine, builds upon to create your 3D simulation.
Sculpting Your Desired Results
Next, Dr. Levine will use Simulation Sculptor Software to modify the 3D rendering of your “before” physique. Our surgeon will change the 3D images to reflect the expected results of your breast augmentation. You can see how implants will enhance your appearance to reflect the type of breasts you desire. Breasts can be enlarged, shaped, or even lifted until you are satisfied with the changes. You are in control of your results! In addition, our surgeon can better understand the exact results you’re looking for by seeing your changes mapped out on screen.
Developing a Plan of Action
After creating the perfect “after” image, our NY plastic surgeon can develop a personalized surgical plan to bring the results laid out on our Vectra 3D mappings to life. While results may not be completely identical to the 3D rendering, our Vectra 3D and breast augmentation technology work together to achieve the most accurate results possible—making your dream body become reality!
Our NY Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Elie Levine, NYC dermatologist, Dr. Jody Levine, and staff at Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC welcome any questions you may have about our breast augmentation procedures, as well as our Vectra 3D Imaging technology. Contact our office at 212.988.1800, or request an appointment online today for your personal consultation!
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POSTED ON THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015 AT 5:36 PM by Dr. Elie Levine
As the warm weather approaches, you’ll be leaving behind sweaters, scarves and other cold weather clothes in favor of your favorite spring wear! However, as the layers disappear, you may find that you are self-conscious of what’s underneath—specifically sagging skin in the neck area.
Also known as “turkey neck,” this condition is characterized by excess neck skin that sags to the middle of the neck area, leaving you feeling uncomfortable with your appearance. At Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC, we can combine our neck lift and facelift procedures to smooth neck lines and restore your skin to a more youthful appearance!
We consider the neck to be part of your overall facial profile. Excess skin in the neck area can take away from the youthfulness in your face, and vice versa. To combat loose skin and excess fatty deposits on your neckline, consider one of our neck lift procedures. We offer liposuction for a simple slimming and shaping of the neck, as well as more advanced procedures for excess skin and soft tissues.
Our neck lift procedure can tighten skin to create not only a sharper neck line, but also to improve the definition of your jaw to enhance your expression! In addition, our New York Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Elie Levine, offers the revolutionary LazerLift procedure to remove sagging skin without scalpels, stitches, or scars! LazerLift uses precise laser technology to tighten skin and promote structural lifting in as little as half an hour.
Even after undergoing LazerLift or a neck lift procedure, however, sagging in the cheeks or excessive facial wrinkles can negate those great results! To combat this possibility, patients often combine their neck lift procedure with a facelift in order to balance out their expression. A facelift can correct these issues and elevate the face’s soft tissue to achieve a more natural and youthful look. By combining our facelift procedures with a neck lift, you can improve your entire profile at once!
Our NYC dermatologist, Dr. Jody Levine, NY Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Elie Levine, and staff at Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC welcome any questions you may have about our neck lift or facelift procedures. Contact our office at 212.988.1800, or request an appointment online today for your personal consultation!
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POSTED ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2015 AT 3:19 PM by Dr. Jody Levine
Spring is on the horizon and it’s time to rejuvenate your expression! As we age, our skin begins to produce less of the necessary proteins and sugars to maintain a youthful complexion. As skin starts to thin and lose elasticity, wrinkles begin to appear. External factors like sun exposure and the environment can also slow the production of collagen and hyaluronic acid—leaving you wanting to cover up your expression. Did you know that there is a solution? Cosmetic injectables can produce results with no scarring or stiches and virtually no downtime. Here at Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC, our fillers can revitalize any part of your face, from your eyes to your jawline.
Add Youthfulness To Your Expression
Suffering from under eye hollowness? Loss of volume under the eye occurs with aging, resulting in the appearance of sunken eyes that can prevent you from looking your best. Belotero adds volume and fills hollows to produce a more refreshed and youthful look!
Restore Volume To Your Cheeks
Your cheeks can also suffer from loss of volume. The appearance of cheek lines can make your face appear hollow and worn. Voluma XC is designed to work in the deeper layers of the upper cheeks to add firmness and volume to gaunt areas. Patients can also combine Voluma with Sculptra treatment, which is designed to encourage new collagen production in the cheeks to reinforce your skin’s firmness!
Volumize Your Lips
Consider Juvederm for a full pout. Juvederm is made from hyaluronic acid—a natural substance produced by the body that is responsible for keeping your face hydrated and looking fresh. A few injections can produce plump lips to accentuate your expression!
Define Your Jawline
A strong jaw commands confidence and attention. Our Radiesse treatment not only replaces lost volume in the jaw and chin, but it also rebuilds the structure of these areas with natural collagen found in the body! Radiesse is one of the longest lasting fillers and can add fullness for a sculpted, more defined jawline.
Our variety of cosmetic injectables can revitalize any part of your expression. With regular appointments, you can keep your appearance looking fresh for years to come! Our NYC dermatologist, Dr. Jody Levine, NY Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Elie Levine, and staff at Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC welcome any questions you may have about our Belotero, Voluma XC, Sculptra, Juvederm, and Radiesse treatments, as well as any of our other cosmetic injectables. Contact our office at 212.988.1800, or request an appointment online today for your personal consultation!
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POSTED ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2015 AT 7:05 PM by Dr. Elie Levine
We’re already halfway through winter, which means the time to hit the beach is getting closer! However, if you aren’t happy with the shape of your body following all those winter holiday feasts and are considering body sculpting to prepare for summer, then plan ahead! By undergoing your procedure now, you can give yourself enough healing time during the spring months for recovery and by summer, the optimal results will be reflected in a new you!
Bikini Top Curves
If you’re looking for bikini top curves, then consider a breast augmentation! Whether you’re looking to increase breast size, shape or symmetry, we can help you attain an improved and natural look. Our Vectra 3D Imagining system allows you to visualize the results you’ve always wanted and helps identify your exact needs! Whether you want to enhance your figure or recapture your former shape, talk with Dr. Elie to see how breast augmentation procedures can help you.
No more hiding behind wraps and tankinis! It’s finally time to rid yourself of that stubborn layer of skin and belly that seems so impossible to remove. There are a few potential causes of this extra layer of belly fat. After significant weight loss, excess skin may continue to hang loose. In addition, abdominal muscles can weaken over time by factors such as pregnancy and obesity. However, a tummy tuck can correct these problems by removing excess skin and fat while also tightening abdominal muscles across the upper and lower abdomen, resulting in a flat, bikini-worthy belly.
Bringing Back the Backside
You can add volume to your derriere with a buttock augmentation! We combine fat grafting—the use of your own fat from your belly or thigh to add volume to the desired area—with targeted liposuction to emphasize and enhance curves. Whether you want to improve the shape or positioning of your buttocks, a butt lift can solve your issues in time for summer.
Smooth Summer Legs
Scared to show off your summer legs because of cellulite? Consider Cellulaze treatment! Cellulaze uses laser technology to dissolve fibrous connective tissues that create pockets of fat while also tightening skin and increasing thickness. Cellulaze can reduce cellulite by creating smoother skin and encouraging collagen production.
Our NYC dermatologist, Dr. Jody Levine, NY Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Elie Levine, and staff at Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC welcome any questions you may have about our breast augmentation, tummy tuck, buttocks enhancement or Cellulaze procedures. Contact our office at 212.988.1800, or request an appointment online today for your personal consultation!
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