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February 10, 2016

Women have been getting breast implants for decades, and the breast implant procedure has always been a safe operation. However with current advances in technology, breast augmentation is safer than ever. Watch Dr. Elliot Heller explain how the risk of complications has decreased with modern technology.

Are you interested in exploring your breast implant options? Call Allure Plastic Surgery today at (212) 661-2563 to schedule your consultation with one of our highly skilled...

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February 03, 2016

Thermi RF is a new laser technology that emits radio frequency waves that can stimulate new collagen growth in your skin. Watch Dr. Elliot Heller explain how Thermi RF can tighten and lift the skin of any area of your body. 

Interested in exploring how Thermi RF can firm up your skin and leave you looking younger? Call Allure Plastic Surgery today at (212) 661-2563 to schedule your consultation with one of our highly skilled New York plastic surgeons. We welcome patients...

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February 01, 2016

Can Male Breast Reduction Help Me?Male breast reduction, also known as gynecomastia, can help you feel more comfortable in your own body if you have over-developed or enlarged breasts. Up to half of U.S. men will experience some form of enlarged breasts in their lifetime, and nearly 13,000 men undergo breast reduction surgery each year.

It may be the right procedure for you if you are:

  • Embarrassed by excess tissue in your chest region
  • Dealing with a...
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January 29, 2016

Breast Augmentation RecoveryRecovery from breast augmentation will require a few weeks of time. On the day of your surgery, you will be released to return home. You will wear a bandage and wrap or sports bra home. You will need a friend or relative to drive you home and stay with you for the first 24 to 48 hours. If you have small children, you will need to arrange for someone to care for them during your first few days of recovery. You will not be able to lift them.


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January 27, 2016

Dr. Elliot Heller has trained in general surgery, head and neck surgery, and plastic surgery at NYU Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center. Watch Dr. Heller talk about his years of training and experience to become a highly skilled New York plastic surgeon.

Would you like to meet Dr. Heller in person for a consultation to explore your plastic surgery options? Call Allure Plastic Surgery today at (212) 661-2563 to schedule your consultation. We welcome patients...

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January 26, 2016

Is Plastic Surgery Vacation Right for You?When you think of taking a vacation, you probably think of lying on a beach somewhere. However, hundreds of thousands of patients opt for plastic surgery vacations each year. These trips can have their risks as well as benefits. For some patients, their geographic area may not have many qualified surgeons. For others, they want to combine recovery time with the relaxing atmosphere of vacationing. If you are considering it, keep these tips in mind.

  • Do not be...
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January 24, 2016

Buttock Augmentations on the RiseThe last few years have seen an increase in buttock enhancements thanks to the admiration of celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj. According to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, more than 21,000 people opted for buttock augmentation in 2014, an 86 percent increase over 2013. The statistics for 2015 should be available soon and plastic surgeons expect the numbers to keep soaring.

What has been dubbed by some as the “...

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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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