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January 21, 2016

More 20 somethings choosing plastic surgeryMany people assume that plastic surgery procedures are limited to an older demographic, but the reality is that many people in their 20’s are realizing the benefits of undergoing plastic surgery procedures now to combat the signs of aging early.  

Since 2013, the popularity of plastic surgery procedures for people in their 20’s has doubled. Millenials are now the fastest...

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January 20, 2016

After a Brazilian Butt Lift, the fat transferred into the buttocks region can last forever when it has an adequate blood supply for nourishment. Watch New York plastic surgeon Dr. Elliot Heller discuss the process.

Are you interested in getting a Brazilian butt lift to enhance your curves? Call Allure Plastic Surgery today at (212) 661-2563 to schedule your consultation with an experienced New York plastic surgeon. We welcome patients throughout New York City, Manhattan, and...

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January 19, 2016

FDA Proposal to Restrict Tanning Bed UsageAccording to the American Academy of Dermatology, even one session in a tanning bed can increase your risk of skin cancer: squamous cell carcinoma by 67 percent and basal cell carcinoma by 29 percent. In a step to protect public health and reduce the incidence of skin cancer, the FDA last month proposed two rules.

The first would restrict the use of indoor tanning sunlamps to...

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January 17, 2016

Skin Care Recovery

The holidays are usually filled with a lot of good food and drink combined with late nights out with friends and family and very little time for yourself. Now that the calendar has turned over to 2016, it’s time to rejuvenate your skin after the neglectful holiday season.

  • For dull skin and dark circles brought on by late nights, try exfoliating the dull outer layer of dead skin cells and use eye creams containing retinoids to lighten the...
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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.

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