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November 21, 2016

No Makeup TrendIf you have been following the latest Hollywood trends, then you’ve seen the internet storm that has erupted over Alicia Keys’ decision to eschew makeup for her latest album cover, promotional appearances, and even tapings of The Voice. Celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Julianne Hough, Kayley Cuoco, and Gwyneth Paltrow have all shared pictures of themselves without makeup, but many critics of the movement are quick to point out that not everyone looks as flawless as...

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November 18, 2016

In this video, New York plastic surgeon Dr. Elliot Heller discusses how long you can expect your breast augmentation recovery to take based on your individual routine and type of work that you do.

Learn more about what to expect during your breast augmentation recovery. Call Allure Plastic Surgery today at (212) 661-2563 to schedule your appointment with a highly skilled New York plastic surgeon. We welcome patients throughout New York City, Manhattan, Staten Island, and Long Island, New York....

November 15, 2016

Mommy MakeoverAmber Portwood, star of Teen Mom OG, recently underwent a mommy makeover surgery to reclaim her pre-pregnancy body after her weight loss. Amber took to Twitter to thank her fans for their support through her plastic surgery journey. She tweeted, “Everyone should feel good about their bodies. . . Thanks for the support.”

Amber isn’t the only Teen Mom star to turn to plastic surgery to feel more comfortable and confident with her body....

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November 10, 2016

November is National Healthy Skin Month. Celebrate by refreshing your skin care routine with these helpful tips.

  • Tips for Healthy Skin MonthWash your face daily with gentle cleansers. You probably already have a morning beauty routine, but washing your face after workouts and washing your makeup off before you sleep are important steps to keeping your skin looking youthful and healthy.
  • Use sunscreen daily. Recent surveys showed that 70% of women aged 18 to 34 don’...
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November 04, 2016

Watch New York plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Miller talk about the benefits and considerations for having laser resurfacing done at the same time as your facelift.  

Are you ready for a full facial rejuvenation. At Allure Plastic Surgery, we can help you turn back the clock on the signs of aging. Call our office today at (212) 661-2563 to schedule your consultation with one of our highly skilled plastic surgeons. We welcome patients throughout New York City, Manhattan, and Long Island.

October 28, 2016

Sleeping WrinklesWe all know that sun and time are some of the biggest causes of facial wrinkles, but a new study published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal shows that your sleeping position can cause wrinkles too!

According to one of the authors of the study, “Sleep wrinkles form in response to distortion created when the face is pressed against any sleep surface. They tend to worsen over time due to repetition combined with thinning of the skin and decreased...

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October 25, 2016

Regenerative MedicinePlastic surgery is a fast-growing field in both scientific advances and popularity. In the last decade, we have seen everything from the FDA approval of gel-filled breast implants to the astronomical rise of non-surgical alternatives, such as Botox® and dermal fillers. And more people than ever are choosing plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures to look and feel their best.

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October 21, 2016

Dangers of Medical TourismAround 750,000 Americans travel abroad for surgery each year. Most of them hoping to find quality care for cheaper prices. Almost 90 percent of patients said they chose to travel abroad for surgery because of cost. 

However, many patients return from surgery abroad with serious infections. Recently, patients who traveled to the Dominican Republic returned with rapidly growing mycobacteria (RGM) at the surgical site. RGM is often resistant to antibiotics. Severe RGM infections can result...

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October 18, 2016

Tess Holliday, a size-22 model, has made a name for herself with the #effyourbeautystandards campaign, but recently it seems that she may have had a change of heart when it comes to her own appearance. She recently posted photos on Instagram of meeting with a plastic surgeon. Her caption read:

"Today I had a great conversation with my friend @DrGhavami about what my options are to work on some of the things [the sun] & mothering two children has done to my body. These aren't "flaws" - but they are things that have taken away from what makes me feel sexy in my own skin."

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October 14, 2016

A tummy tuck can help you look and feel your best, but did you know it also comes with several health benefits? Five medical benefits of tummy tuck include:

  • Tummy Tuck Medical BenefitsEasier weight maintenance. Studies show that bariatric patients who underwent a tummy tuck procedure are more likely to keep the weight off than patients who didn’t finish their body transformation with a tummy...
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