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Most Well-Rested Face

Your Most Well-Rested Face Ever

April 26, 2016 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

There are many ways to restore a youthful look to your face. While there are several options involving both surgical and non-surgical ophthalmic treatments, sometimes improving other areas of the face can enhance the look of your eyes without ever treating them. Cheek augmentation can help recreate the look of full, younger-looking cheeks associated with youth […]

 

Facts on Eyelid Surgery

Open Your Eyes: Get the Facts on Eyelid Surgery

March 31, 2016 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) is an increasingly popular surgery appealing to both men and women. Less drastic than a face lift but more noticeable than over-the-counter treatments, eyelid surgery can give you a refreshed, youthful look. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about eyelid surgery. Q: Is eyelid surgery for me? A: The […]

 

How to Look Your Most Youthful in Time for Spring

March 21, 2016 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

According to a study conducted by WebMD, “when people looked at photos of happy faces, they guessed the age of the person in the photo as younger than in photos of the same person with a neutral or angry expression.” While there are plenty of procedures available to revamp your teeth—veneers, professional whitening, and orthodontia, to name […]

 

Autumn Sun

Autumn Sun

September 29, 2015 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Don’t be fooled by the Autumn Sun. Just because the sun is not as strong as in the summer, doesn’t mean that you can ignore your skin. Summer left our skin dull and dehydrated. It is important to hydrate ourselves both on the inside and out. To brighten up your skin, try a gentle exfoliation. […]

 

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Customizing Your Own Mommy Makeover

May 12, 2015 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

With Mother’s Day in May, it’s time for mothers to finally take time from focusing on caring for their family, and focus on caring for themselves. After creating and carrying new life, the transformation a mother’s body goes through can change her figure to a form she may not like. Some mothers will find that no amount of diet or exercise can fully resolve some of the changes that have taken place.

 

Understanding Your Breast Reconstruction Options

April 9, 2015 - by Dr. Jules Feledy

Patients undergoing a mastectomy can turn to Dr. Feledy for a breast reconstruction procedure that will restore their feminine figure. The procedure is usually performed immediately after the breast has been removed, because we already have access to the chest area. Follow up procedures may be necessary and performed at an outpatient facility under local […]

 

What You Should Know About Breast Reconstruction in Maryland

March 19, 2015 - by Dr. Jules Feledy

After beating breast cancer and having a mastectomy, women can come to Dr. Feledy for breast reconstruction surgery to give them back a beautiful, natural looking feminine figure. This procedure is typically performed immediately after breast removal, but it can also be delayed until your body heals from the mastectomy. Dr. Feledy may use the […]

 

Lose the Bulges for Good with VASER Liposuction

February 17, 2015 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Are you bothered by stubborn fat around the back, flanks, hips, thighs, or abdomen? Many people accumulate excess fat in specific areas and find it difficult to target those problem areas with diet and exercise alone. Liposuction can be a very effective way to get rid of those unsightly bulges and maintain a slim, healthy-looking […]

 

Facial Surgery Procedures to Rejuvenate Your Look in the New Year

February 10, 2015 - by Dr. Jules Feledy

If you want to treat yourself to a makeover as the new year unfolds, don’t overlook the benefits of facial plastic surgery procedures that can reverse some of the signs of aging and rejuvenate your look. We perform several targeted procedures to treat some common signs of aging, such as deep wrinkles, sagging skin, and […]

 

Take Years Off Your Appearance with Facelift Surgery

December 22, 2014 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Whether you’re worried about droopy skin, sagging jowls, or skin folds around the neck, consider the benefits of Maryland Facelift surgery to freshen up your appearance. The facelift is one of the more aggressive cosmetic surgery procedures available to patients in their 40s, 50s, and 60s, and can be very effective for restoring youthful contours. […]

 

Rejuvenate Your Look with Juvéderm Voluma

November 14, 2014 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

One of the telltale signs of aging is volume loss around the cheeks and mid-face, but we can restore your youthful look with injectables. Juvéderm Voluma is one of the most effective fillers for restoring volume loss in the mid-face area, and patients can enjoy results for up to two years. We are currently offering […]

 

3 Reasons Why Liposuction Might Be Right for You

October 20, 2014 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

If you are bothered by a few bulges and aren’t getting results from your usual diet and exercise routine, consider undergoing a body contouring procedure to help reshape your body. Liposuction Maryland is the answer for many women and men who are self-conscious about some problem areas that have become resistant to diet and exercise. […]

 

Post-Summer Skin Care Essentials

September 2, 2014 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Now that summer is coming to an end and we’re making the transition into cooler days, make sure you’re taking good care of your skin with a new skin care routine. The change of the season is a good time to take inventory of your skin care regimen and change up some of your products. […]

 

Restore Youthful Contours with a Fat Grafting Procedure in Maryland

August 5, 2014 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Volume loss is one of the common side effects of aging, and you may have already noticed some sagging and drooping of the skin around your face, breasts, and other parts of your body. If you want to restore your youthful looks with a cosmetic procedure, talk to Dr. Feledy about the benefits of fat […]

 

Rejuvenate Your Look with a Liquid Facelift

July 18, 2014 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Wrinkles and volume loss around the eyes and cheeks could be giving away your age. If you want to maintain a fresh-faced and youthful look, talk to Dr. Feledy about the liquid facelift. This non-surgical procedure can rejuvenate your face with a combination of fillers and injectables such as Botox Cosmetic and Juvederm. Just a […]

 

Refresh Your Skin for Summer with IPL Photorejuvenation

June 10, 2014 - by Dr. Jules Feledy

Does your skin need a rejuvenating boost this season? If you have dull or ruddy-looking skin, freckles, age spots, or broken capillaries, you may be a good candidate for an IPL photorejuvenation treatment. This advanced facial treatment can resolve a number of skin conditions including rosacea, sun-damaged skin, and broken capillaries by using intense pulsed […]

 

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Reshape and Sculpt Your Body for Summer with A Tummy Tuck in Maryland

May 19, 2014 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

If you’re getting ready to hit the beach this summer and want to feel more confident in your bathing suit, talk to Dr. Feledy about the benefits of a tummy tuck procedure. Many women are self-conscious about loose skin and excess fat around their midsection, and most find it very difficult to improve this area with diet and exercise alone. In fact, loose skin will not go away without surgery. A tummy tuck in Maryland will trim away excess skin and reshape the midsection to create a smooth, contoured appearance. If you want to sculpt your body for bathing suit season, undergoing tummy tuck in Maryland now means you could be recovered and enjoying your new body by summer!

 

Tips For Breast Reconstruction Recovery in Maryland

May 5, 2014 - by Dr. Jules Feledy

If you are undergoing breast reconstruction in Maryland after mastectomy or an injury, you will need to follow Dr. Feledy’s post-op instructions to ensure that you heal completely and achieve the results you need. The procedure is designed to create an exact match to your existing breast, and is typically performed immediately after mastectomy. Taking […]

 

What To Expect From Your Breast Augmentation in Chevy Chase

March 25, 2014 - by Dr. Jules Feledy

Are you preparing to undergo breast augmentation in Chevy Chase to enhance the shape or size of your breasts? It is completely normal to have some butterflies, but when performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon, breast augmentation is a completely safe and effective procedure. Still, you are embarking on a life-changing journey, and probably want […]

 

Three Effective Treatments for Varicose and Spider Veins in Chevy Chase

March 21, 2014 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Normal, healthy veins lay underneath our skin and are typically concealed, allowing blood to flow smoothly and evenly throughout our bodies. Varicose veins and spider veins in Chevy Chase, however, can be very noticeable and make you feel uncomfortable. Varicose veins can look like bulging, twisted cords and are most likely to form on the […]

 

Five Reasons Why Men Should Consider Botox® in Maryland

February 11, 2014 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Have the lines on your face become more noticeable? If you find developing facial wrinkles increasingly bothersome, you’re in good company. “Men had almost one million cosmetic procedures [in 2012],” reports the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, including procedures such as Botox® injections. Botox, also known as Botulinum Toxin Type A, is a type […]

 

The Picture Perfect Peel

December 6, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

One thing that is synonymous with the holidays is the photograph. When gathering with friends and family, you can count on photos being taken whether they are capturing candid moments or your routine scheduled family photos for the Christmas card to come. Having snapshot-worthy skin can be tricky, especially with the increased stress and harsh […]

 

How To Rid Yourself Of Unwanted Marks With Scar Treatment For The Holidays

November 25, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Erase All Traces of Your Unwanted Scars Thanksgiving is such an innocent-seeming holiday, marked by families getting together to spend what amounts to a whole day feasting on turkey and a huge mess of other foods, and in this way we mark the occasion of the feast that the Pilgrims shared with the local Indians […]

 

How To Put An End To Your Neck Folds & Wrinkles With A Neck Lift

November 12, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Strike Back Against Turkey Neck With Thanksgiving right around the corner, now is an appropriate time to bring one of the most hated signs of aging to light and how a neck lift can help you get rid of it for the holiday season. Yes, we’re talking about the infamous turkey neck. With Thanksgiving right […]

 

Why Hand Surgery Doesn't Have To Be Scary

October 16, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Hand Surgery is not something to be afraid of, however, many patients who are considering hand surgery have several concerns about the process. While these fears are a normal part of any surgery, patients can rest easy when it comes to opting for hand surgery. Read more about the not-so-spooky hand surgery. Hand surgery is […]

 

No More Silly Tricks! It's Time To Treat Yourself To Nose Surgery

October 11, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Finally: A Nose that Fits You Halloween is almost upon us! It’s that single day of the year when we all have permission to have out-and-out fun with our wardrobe, garbing ourselves in any number of styles, from the classical (black cat, witch, pirate) to the popular (one of the Avengers, a character from Breaking […]

 

Bra Day: Educating Breast Cancer Survivors About Breast Reconstruction

October 9, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Breast Cancer Survivors This month has been National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the focal point of which is increasing awareness about breast cancer. Why focus on awareness? The simple reason is that the best way to beat it is to catch it in the earliest stages or through timely checkups and mammograms. But Breast Cancer […]

 

Why Having Implants Shouldn't Affect Breast Cancer Awareness

October 4, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

The US Department of Health and Human Services put out its October 2013 Toolkit for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most prevalent form of cancer found in American women – 1 in 8 women will have breast cancer at some point in their lives. This makes it all […]

 

The Artist & Detective: Creating Your Ideal Look

September 26, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

We live in a digital age, an age were technology improves upon itself faster than anything we’ve ever seen – computers just keep getting faster and more efficient and more widely usable. Indeed, the technology surgeons use in facial reconstruction allows for such refined improvements that it blurs the line between science and living art. […]

 

Are You Ready For Botox?

September 25, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Social media is in stitches over a recent article about the perils of shopping at the somewhat intimidating Whole Foods. Surviving Whole Foods is a comedic article by Kelly Maclean about her experiences from aisle to aisle in the upscale and health conscious supermarket. One of her most poignant points is her experience with a […]

 

3 Reasons Why Social Media Is Changing Our Looks

September 11, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Social media is taking over, and it’s more than just dinnertime conversation that’s being changed. Here are three main reasons why these sites that we have come to love, like Facebook and Instagram, are slowly but surely causing us to alter our appearance. THE UNFLATTERING FACEBOOK PHOTO TAG So there you are, hanging out with […]

 

The Face Lift Over Time

September 4, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

The face lift is the quintessential cosmetic surgery procedure, to the extent that the word “face lift” has come to mean the overhaul or renovation of any structure or program. Learn about how this procedure has changed and how it can change you. Since its development at the turn of the century, countless men and […]

 

The Uni-breast: Why You May Need Breast Reconstruction After Breast Augmentation

August 28, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Repairing Symmastia After Breast Implants You may not know it by name, but if your breast implants have move toward the middle of your chest following a breast augmentation, you may benefit from a breast surgery procedure known as Symmastia Repair. HOW TO TREAT SYMMASTIA Sometimes after a breast augmentation the implants may move too […]

 

Why Board Certified Plastic Surgeons Are The Ones To Trust

August 21, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

When considering any surgical procedure, one of the most critical decisions you will have to make is which surgeon to choose. There are many surgeons out there, but none are more qualified or experienced that those certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). It is often easy to get confused when it comes […]

 

How Botox® Can Help Prevent Migraines

August 14, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

If you currently suffer from Chronic Migraine symptoms, you may benefit from receiving Botox® injections. Sound odd? This is how the recently FDA-approved treatment works. Botox is an injectable used to relax muscles in the face in order to treat and prevent the formation of lines and wrinkles. However, Botox has been used for other […]

 

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Finalize Your Look with Body Contouring After Major Weight Loss

July 15, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

For many people, after losing a substantial amount of weight, they are left to deal with the annoying extra skin and loose tissue. It is frustrating to lose all the weight just to be left with the embarrassing flabs! And no matter how much you exercise or how healthy you eat, that extra skin will not go away! Body Contouring is a set of surgical procedures designed specifically for each patient to tighten and tone his or her new body

 

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Why You May Consider VASER® Liposuction Before Your Wedding

July 8, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

If your wedding is coming up next month, this alternative to traditional liposuction can get you that sleek and smooth shape that every bride-to-be wishes for. VASER® liposuction is much safer than the aggressive traditional liposuction technique, and targets only the areas of fat and protecting the rest of your body so that you can quickly recover in time.

 

Quitting Smoking Can Reduce Risk of Complications After Surgery

July 7, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

When you and your surgeon meet for your consultation, one of the things that will come up in determining whether surgery is right for you is whether or not you smoke. This is because smoking increases the risk of complications after major surgery, and thus might make you ineligible for a given procedure. But all […]

 

Botox and Fillers Aren’t Interchangeable – They Fight Wrinkles in Different Ways

July 7, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

When discussing wrinkles and slowing the signs of aging, we’ve recommend asking your surgeon about the possible benefits of injectables like Botox or facial fillers. While it’s true that both are treatments designed to fight wrinkles, they’re not the same, and they each fight wrinkles in specialized ways. How Botox Fights Wrinkles Botox is like […]

 

New MemoryShape Implants Approved by FDA

July 7, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

When it comes to breast implants, one size does not fit all. There are many different types of implants to choose from, and differences range from shape, size, the type of material it’s filled with, and even where in your body they’re placed. Well, a new type of implant has joined the family. The U.S. […]

 

Australian Researchers Reveal Sunscreen’s Anti Aging Benefits

June 28, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Daily Sunscreen Use Keeps Your Skin Looking Young In a study published this month, Dr. Adele Green and her colleagues at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research shared documentation on the anti-aging benefits of sunscreen. Their research is some of the strongest evidence ever presented on the effectiveness of daily sun protection. The researchers looked […]

 

What are Nasolabial Folds?

June 21, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Wrinkles that travel from each side of the nose to the corners of your mouth are known as nasolabial folds, nasal labial folds, or simply “smile lines.” Nasolabial wrinkles are often the first lines that people seen around the mouth. Many are bothered by them and seek a treatment to remove or erase them […]

 

Get Lip Service!

June 7,2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

The Latest Options for Fuller Lips Paying lip service means insincerely expressing agreement, allegiance or respect. Don’t confuse this with lip augmentation, as we sincerely believe it can treat your thin or flat lips. fillers for lipsFillers are the most common option for lip augmentation. The best fillers for lips include Juvederm and Restylane, in […]

 

What’s the Best Way to Battle Laugh Lines?

May 28, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Laugh lines – they’re one of the least-liked signs of aging, but it’s should be a small comfort that they’re supposed to mean you’ve had a happy life so far. Nasolabial wrinkles, better known as “laugh lines” or “smile lines,” are the lines that seem to connect the edges of your lips to the edges […]

 

Juvederm While You’re Pregnant?

May 21, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

When it comes to pregnancy and breastfeeding, there’s a lot of things that are suddenly verboten until that baby’s out in the world and eating strained peas from a can. Anything from obvious no-nos, like alcohol and caffeine, to less obvious things such as Vitamin A and oxybenzone (often found in sunscreen), could prove harmful […]

 

Does Face Tape Work as Well as Botox?

May 14, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Hollywood starlets like Marlene Dietrich, Raquel Welch, and Joan Crawford, besides being famous actresses, have one more thing in common – “Frownies.” Frownies are adhesive strips meant to pull back wrinkles on the face, leading to a more youthful look. Actresses like these and more used them in the golden days of Hollywood, and they’re […]

 

Juvederm Voluma™ XC – Unanimously Recommended for Cheek Augmentation

May 7, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Allergan, Inc., the makers of products like Botox and Juvederm, could end up with the first and only hyaluronic dermal filler on the market that the FDA unanimously recommends for cheek augmentation and rejuvenating age-related loss of facial volume. Recently, the Food and Drug Administration’s General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel of the Medical Devices […]

 

FDA Says Be On the Lookout for Fake Botox

April 30, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

One of the reasons Botox is so popular with patients is how quickly and easily the procedure can be administered, compared to more invasive alternatives. But Botox is not simple and easy to produce, make no mistake – the product is made according to rigorous specifications and undergoes stringent quality control before it reaches the […]

 

What Can Be Done About Marionette Lines?

April 21, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Facial wrinkles are among the most unwanted signs of aging, and yet, among the most noticeable. Lines around the mouth and nose are among the most undesired by clients, such as marionette lines. Marionette lines are the creases that form at the corners of your lips and extend down to the chin, which make the […]

 

Italian Study Says You Can’t Go Wrong Combining Nose and Chin Surgery

April 14, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

When it comes to achieving a patient’s desired aesthetic results, sometimes it’s not a one-procedure-fixes-all kind of situation. It’s not uncommon for plastic surgeons to recommend undergoing two procedures simultaneously, and not just to pad the bill. In fact, combining procedures can save you money as well as time in recovery, and most importantly, can […]

 

The Debate Around Stem-Cell Facelifts

April 7, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Stem cells and controversy never seem to be too far apart from one another. Most people are aware of the debate behind embryonic stem cell research, but even the plastic surgery industry is not immune to scrutiny surrounding the use of stem cells. Embryos aren’t the only only source of stem cells; there’s some inside […]

 

U.S. Women Want Kate Middleton’s Nose

March 21, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Two little words, “I do,” launched Kate Middleton into the limelight faster than anyone in modern memory. Since wedding Prince Harry in 2011, the Duchess of Cambridge has become a household name, gracing supermarket tabloids across the world, with everything from her fashion sense to her baby bump becoming worldwide news. Some women are looking […]

 

Can Clothes Combat Wrinkles?

March 14, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Lots of products and services have been sold on the promise of making wrinkles disappear. Of course, there’s plastic surgery and other cosmetic procedures, which actually can help combat wrinkles and other blemishes, but everything from make-up, to diets, to tantric yoga has been touted as being able to slow the signs of aging. Well, […]

 

Study Shows - Plastic Surgery Can Increase Happiness

March 13, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Being dissatisfied with a part of your body is no joke – it can be a source of lowered self-esteem and heightened anxiety for some, and can really affect a person’s happiness and satisfaction with life. Some people choose to deal with these unwanted aspects of their body by turning to plastic surgery to remove, […]

 

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Bridging the Gap – What’s the Word on Thigh Gaps?

March 7, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Searching social media sites such as Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook in all the right places will yield a number of fan pages that celebrate “the elusive gap,” also known as the thigh gap – a sliver of empty space between the upper thighs when standing upright. You’ve probably seen such a gap sported by runway models, Victoria’s Secret ads, and on countless magazine covers. There are some that are worried about an obsession over this gap among young girls has become a worrying trend.

 

FDA Approves the “Gummy Bear” Breast Implant

February 28, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

If you keep yourself abreast of the world of plastic surgery, the term “gummy bear” should hold two meanings for you: the delicious, ursine candies, and what are known as “gummy bear breast implants,” the nickname for a type of silicone gel implant that’s been the subject of discussion and interest in the plastic surgery […]

 

The 2012 Plastic Surgery Statistics Are In!

February 21, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

It’s that time of year again! Around this time each year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons compiles statistics across the board of the plastic and reconstructive surgeries performed by its members from the previous year. These statistics can, and often do, yield interesting and informative factoids that provide a window to rising trends. Facial […]

 

Botox and Fillers – What’s the Difference?

February 14, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Botox is a very popular cosmetic treatment, even among people who have never actually had any plastic surgery, but are interested. As versatile as it is, though, a cure-all for aesthetic facial flaws it is not. Some people might want fuller lips, for example, and assume Botox is good for that. Not so. They might […]

 

Will A Face Lift Last Long?

February 7, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

One of the most frequently-asked questions regarding Facelifts is, “how long will it last?” A facelift is a serious undertaking, and most people don’t take them lightly, and want to know what they’re getting into before they take the plunge. Minimally-invasive procedures such as Botox or lip augmentation are popular due to the relatively low […]

 

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Body Image Issues Following Weight Loss

January 31, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

You may have heard about the story of one Paul Mason, the former “world’s fattest man.” The former postman out of the U.K. went down from 980 pounds to a relatively svelte 350 pounds after undergoing gastric bypass surgery. His weight may have dramatically decreased, but now Mason is seeking plastic surgery. Why? To get rid of the excess skin left over.

 

What Do You Ask Your Surgeon During a Consultation?

January 21, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

No matter what procedure you’re after, from the non-invasive, like Botox, or something more involved, like a complete Mommy Makeover, it’s always recommended that you seek out a consultation with your plastic surgeon before ever setting foot in the OR. Well, what then? It’s not just about the doctor telling you what the procedure is […]

 

Botox Isn’t Just for the Middle Aged

January 14, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Botox is a popular treatment for those who wish to make their facial wrinkles disappear, or at least minimize their appearance. But do you need to have wrinkles in order to benefit from it’s anti-wrinkle properties? Could people in their 20s use Botox to manage their wrinkles, non-existant though they may be? Sure! Botox has […]

 

Bee Venom Creating Buzz in the Beauty World

January 7, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Honey isn’t the only thing bees produce that’s sought after by humans. Surprisingly enough, the content of their stingers is fast becoming a popular anti-aging treatment. Bee venom facials, also known as “apitherapy,” are fast becoming known as “the natural Botox” in some corners of the world, touted by such famous names as Michelle Pfeiffer […]

 

New Year’s Resolutions for Looking Good and Aging Gracefully

January 7, 2013 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

We’ve all watched the ball drop, we’ve sung our Auld Lang Syne, and for another year, we’ve celebrated the transition over to a new calendar. And a lot of people have, of course, vowed to improve themselves with the tradition of the New Year’s Resolution. If you’re still pondering what to put on your New […]

 

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Why Winter is the Best Time for Plastic Surgery

December 21, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

When Summer comes back around again, and people start to put thought into slipping into bathing suits or sunning themselves for a nice tan, that’s when some start to consider undergoing some sort of cosmetic procedure, to look their finest on the beach. But there are a few reasons to start undergo such procedures far ahead of time, in Winter – long before anyone wants to even think about being outside in a bikini.

 

Breast Augmentation Revision Might Benefit From “Reverse Liposuction”

December 14, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the United States and beyond. The idea that someone might actually want to undergo a “reverse liposuction” may seem strange, until you learn that such a procedure may prove to be a boon for patients who undergo one of America’s other most popular procedures, breast […]

 

Sclerotherapy – The Way to Battle Spider Veins

December 7, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Do you hesitate to show off your legs, due to unsightly little veins visible on your thighs, shins, or ankles? Those are commonly called “spider veins,” and while harmless, they can become a detriment to overall body image for people who suffer from them. While the cause is currently unknown (although heredity plays a part […]

 

Plastic Surgery Trends for the New Year

November 30, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Unless the Mayan calendar turns out to be right, 2013 is right around the corner. With a new year approaching, economists, doctors and analysts will be positing what the coming years trends might be in the world of plastic surgery. Here’s an early round-up of what the experts expect to see down the line. Botulinum […]

 

Allergan Buys SkinMedica, Inc

November 24, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Allergan Inc, the company that ten years ago put Botox on the market (and has been enjoying it’s success) announced that they will be purchasing SkinMedica, Inc, and will acquire the company’s line of topical aesthetic skin care treatments for $350 million. “Allergan is widely recognized for our leadership in the facial aesthetics area,” said […]

 

Know Your Injectables

October 21, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

People who are on the fence about plastic surgery, or are just looking to make some subtle changes to their appearance, tend to favour cosmetic injectables. They’re non-invasive and often require little downtime afterwards. If you’re in the market for cosmetic injectables, there are a variety of options to suit your needs. Botox This is […]

 

Three Tips for Recovering from Botox

October 14, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Quick recovery time is one of the many perks associated with Botox over other, more invasive treatments, and probably has a hand in its popularity across the country. But Botox is still a medical procedure, and there are still considerations you should be aware of to best facilitate your recovery and the potential results of […]

 

Moms Get More Plastic Surgery than Celebrities

October 7, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Kelly Ripa, the 41-year-old hostess of ‘Live! with Kelly,’ recently revealed that she uses Botox every now and then. Some of you reading this may be thinking, “well, of course she has; cosmetic surgery is huge among celebrities.” While, yes, stardom is a line of work that relies somewhat on keeping up appearances, and those […]

 

How Painful is Botox?

September 28, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Botox hardly needs help to convince anyone of its popularity or its cosmetic benefits. It’s the top non-invasive cosmetic procedure in the country by a mile, and more people are getting on board every day, including men. However, there are some who might be scared off by the treatment. Probably the biggest turn-off for prospective […]

 

How to Talk to a Friend About Plastic Surgery

September 21, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Plastic surgery has come a long way from its early days, when it was actually fairly taboo. Nowadays, it’s become a much more accepted practice, and doesn’t carry the same stigma that it once did. But, in a time when it’s okay to talk about it, we should be asking ourselves: How should we talk […]

 

Twins Reveal the Secrets to Better-Looking Breasts

September 15, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

The way you look is determined by your genes, and that includes your breasts. Characteristics like size, shape, and sagginess may be decided before you’re even born. But external factors have an effect on these characteristics too, and there are things you can do about those. A new study by investigators from University Hospitals Case […]

 

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More Women Undergoing Labiaplasty

September 7, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Even though more men are becoming interested in cosmetic surgery recently, there’s no denying that women make up the largest percentage the industry’s clientele.

 

The Rise of Face and Neck Exercises

August 21, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

If you find someone in public, at the gym or walking downtown, winking or nodding at you, they’re not flirting with you – well, not necessarily. No, what you may be witnessing is someone performing face and neck exercises in order to keep their faces looking youthful. Neck and facial muscle exercises are on track […]

 

Use Social Media to Find the Right Plastic Surgeon

August 21, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Social media is a fact of life now. Nearly everyone in the western world has an account with Facebook, or Twitter, or one of any number of other similar websites. We use it to connect socially and professionally with the world around us. Another thing it can do for you that you may not be […]

 

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Liposuction Keeps the Fat Away, Study Says

August 14, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Liposuction is a popular treatment, having been somewhere among the top five cosmetic surgeries every year since 1992. Some critics, however, believe that liposuction can’t deliver what it promises, and that fat cells will just regrow or migrate to other parts of the body.

 

Couples Getting Plastic Surgery Together

August 7, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

All the best couples seem to do everything together. Some work together, plenty love to travel and share hobbies together, and they often raise children together. It was only a matter of time before some of them started undergoing cosmetic surgery together. ABC News recently told the story of Heather and David Robertson, a Michigan […]

 

Is The Future of Botox Topical?

July 28, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

One of the few downsides of Botox is that it has to be injected in order to treat the muscles in the face that lead to wrinkles, which means needles. Nobody likes needles, and some people are downright afraid of them. But what if Botox could be applied directly to the skin, needle free? That’s […]

 

Botox or Dysport?

July 21, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Botox is derived from Botulinum Toxin, but Botox is just a brand name. Kind of like how “Kleenex” has become synonymous with tissue paper, most people tend to think of botulinum toxin and Botox as being the same thing. But a competitor exists on the market, called Dysport. Dysport and Botox both originate from botulinum toxin type […]

 

Botox or Brow Lift?

July 14, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Botox is a great way to bring back some youthful vitality to a patient’s facial features but it’s not the only way. A brow lift, for example, can solve many of the same imperfections that Botox can. So which one is best for you? The big difference between the two procedures is the degree of permanence […]

 

Botox for 20 Year Olds?

July 7, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Botox is a great tool in the fight against unsightly wrinkles. Over 3 million people between the ages of 40-54 underwent Botox last year in order to be done with crows feet and furrowed brows. But Botox is finding a new niche among the younger crowd. In the same year, 86,000 Botox procedures were performed […]

 

Breast Augmentation Visualization Tool Endorsed by Brooke Burke-Charvet

June 28, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

The well-known actress and model Brooke Burke-Charvet has been involved recently with the promotion for a new visualizer used by those considering breast implants. This story was reported in a press release from PR Newswire. This tool, known as the New You Visualizer, is part of a new overall campaign that is designed to give […]

 

Recovery Pouch Improves Comfort Following Breast Surgery, Tummy Tuck

June 19,2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

A new recovery device allows patients to hide their drains without the use of surgical tape or unnecessary discomfort. This new device is referred to as The Marsupial Pouch, and its effectiveness is reported in a recent Miami Herald article. The Marsupial Pouch is the latest in a line of medical surgery products from Keller […]

 

Nipple Sparing Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction

June 11, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Following a mastectomy, more women may be able to keep their nipples, due to recent breast cancer reconstructive surgery developments discussed in a press release from the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Traditional mastectomies and breast reconstruction often require the removal of the nipple, and areolar tattooing may help achieve a suitable cosmetic result. However, […]

 

Children and Teens Heal More Quickly Following Otoplasty, Other Surgeries

June 6, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

As reported in a recent article in Skin & Allergy News, teenagers who undergo cosmetic surgery in general have a better surgical recovery and shorter healing period. In addition, it was also determined that patients under the age of 18 have cosmetic surgery procedures at a more even break across genders. While over 90% of […]

 

Brow Lift Procedures Alleviate 92% of Migraines

May 28, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

A plastic surgery report on The Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch explains how forehead lifts have been wildly successful in treating migraine pain. This gives these popular procedures another wide-reaching benefit in addition to their youthful and energetic aesthetic results. This information was released in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, and announced the incredible success […]

 

Fat Grafting Breast Augmentation Increasing in Effectiveness and Results

May 21, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

According to information from a new study by the Miami Breast Center, fat grafting breast augmentation is quickly becoming a natural alternative to breast implants. The study was detailed thoroughly in a recent Medical Daily article. Though fat grafting is a popular procedure in facial fillers and buttocks augmentation, it has not been considered a […]

 

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Male Mommy Makeover Known as 'Daddy Do-Over'

May 10, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

A recently release press release on The Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch states that one of the recent plastic surgery trends among men is the combination of a male breast reduction and a tummy tuck. This combination of procedures is viewd as the male version of the mommy makeover and is known as a “daddy do-over.”

 

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Liposuction and Tummy Tuck Improve Quality of Life, Reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

April 3, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Patients undergoing cosmetic liposuction and/or abdominoplasty (“tummy tuck”) procedures report significant improvements in self-esteem and quality of life, according to a study in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

 

13.8 Million Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Procedures Performed in 2011

April 3, 2012 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

5 Percent Increase Leads to Second Consecutive Yearly Gain The plastic surgery market continues to show significant growth – two years in a row. According to statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), 13.8 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures (both surgical and minimally-invasive) were performed in the United States in 2011, […]

 

Welcome to Our Plastic Surgery Blog

December 29, 2011 - By Dr. Jules Feledy

Thanks for visiting our new blog. Here you will be able to find information on plastic surgery news, recent trends, special offers, and the latest events happening at our office. We want to stay in touch with our local community and present news that will be relevant to our patients. Are you interested in health, […]

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