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January 15, 2016

It’s the start of a new year and time to reflect on the changes you want to make in life this year. If you have been considering cosmetic surgery, this could be the year that you finally say yes to that procedure you have been researching. At Allure Plastic Surgery, we can help you find the right cosmetic procedure to achieve your goals. You have many options depending on the enhancements you want to make.

Non-Surgical Procedures

If you are looking for subtle changes to reverse the signs of aging or rejuvenate your skin, then a non-surgical option may be best, such as:...

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January 13, 2016

Watch New York plastic surgeon Dr. Elliot Heller explain how calf implants can add contours to your legs if your calves are too straight or narrow for your figure. Using two implants instead of just one in each leg will achieve a more natural look for your results.

Would you like to know more about calf implants? Call Allure Plastic Surgery today at (212) 661-2563 to arrange your consultation with an experienced New York plastic surgeon. We welcome patients throughout New...

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December 30, 2015

BMI and Liposuction Safety

A new study conducted by researchers at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, the University of Illinois’ Division of Plastic Surgery, and the Lehigh Valley (Pa.) Health Network set out to determine the risk of varying liposuction volume with different patient levels of body mass index (BMI)....

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December 23, 2015

It is no secret that celebrity trends influence our everyday idea of beauty. With social media, TV, and advertising, we are bombarded with images of celebrities and the lavish and enviable way they live their lives. It is only natural to want to mimic the beautiful faces and forms we see reflected in our entertainment.

The trends we see in the movies and beauty magazines get reflected in the popularity of the plastic surgery procedures of the time. Over the last 30 years, we have seen beauty ideals and the plastic surgery trends that support them change as...

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December 16, 2015

In its second annual ranking of wrinkle risk by state, RoC Skincare ranked New York as the most wrinkle-prone state in the nation.

The rankings were based on several factors, some of which may surprise you, such as:

  • Daily stress levels
  • Average commute times
  • Exposure to UV rays, determined by latitude, elevation, and cloud cover
  • Demographics, including racial and ethnic populations
  • Extreme high and low temperatures
  • Incidence of smoking

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December 09, 2015

Most of us spend a lot of time focused on removing fat or keeping it off our bodies with healthy eating and exercise. The idea of adding fat back in can seem appalling. However, what many of our New York patients have discovered is that strategically injecting fat into specific treatment areas can enhance your face and figure in less invasive and natural looking ways. More than 67,000 plastic surgery patients chose fat injections last year.

Liposuction

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November 27, 2015

How Men Approach Plastic Surgery Differently Than Women
     Males Take a Different Approach

Manhattan, Long Island, New York City, NY – Many people discuss plastic surgery as though it were an interchangeable commodity from patient to patient and from men to women. The truth is that every patient brings his or her unique ideals and body composition to the table.

In general terms, men bring...

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November 25, 2015

Countess Vaughn Talks Liposuction Weight Loss
Countess Vaughn
Courtesy of Instagram

Manhattan, Long Island, New York City, NY – Countess Vaughn, a former child star and current star of Hollywood Divas has been enjoying a much slimmer, toner appearance since undergoing liposuction last year.

In a recent interview with International Business Times,...

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November 23, 2015

Breastfeeding After Breast Surgery
Breast Feeding After
Breast Surgery Is Not a
Problem for Many Mothers

Manhattan, Long Island, New York City, NY – There is a pervasive myth that woman cannot breastfeed after undergoing breast surgery, such as breast augmentation or breast reduction.

There are many factors that affect whether a mother can breastfeed her child...

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November 20, 2015

Manhattan, Long Island, New York City, NY – Kids can be cruel, and there is often nothing we can do to protect our children from it. However, if the source of the teasing is due to oddly sized ears, cosmetic surgery can be the answer.

Six-year-old Gage Berger was being mercilessly teased by children at school who told him he looked like an elf and had weird ears. Gage’s mother Kallie Berger told Inside Edition that “he just gets really down on himself and he thinks, ‘I’m not good enough.’”

Fearing that Gage’s self-esteem would be permanently damaged from a completely correctable cosmetic issue, Gage...

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