Considering a Facelift?

If you are bothered by signs of aging in your face, facelift surgery may be right for you. Technically known as rhytidectomy, a facelift is a surgical procedure to improve visible signs of aging in the face and neck. Learn more from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

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Happy and Healthy New Year!

Best wishes for a happy and healthy 2018!

We want you to look and feel your best. Do you have any questions about the right cosmetic surgery procedure for you? Dr. Gilbert is waiving his consultation fee until the end of January. This is a wonderful opportunity to speak with Dr. Gilbert about your best options.

To take advantage of this New Year’s promotion, you must call the office before 1/31/18 to schedule your consultation appointment. Please mention this promotion when making your appointment. Call 617-479-1492.

Questions about a mommy makeover?

The goal of a mommy makeover is to restore the shape and appearance of a woman’s body after childbearing. Many women notice changes in their bodies post-pregnancy. There are many areas of the body that can be addressed, most commonly the breasts, abdomen, waist, genitalia and buttocks. A mommy makeover is typically performed as a single stage procedure.Read more from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Americans Spent More Than Ever on Cosmetic Surgery in 2016

More American spent more than ever on cosmetic surgery in 2016. The top most popular surgical procedures and their costs were: Breast augmentation (290,467 procedures): national average cost of $3,719, Liposuction (235,237 procedures): national average cost of $3,200, Nose reshaping (223,018 procedures): national average cost of $5,046, Tummy tuck (127,633 procedures): national average cost of $5,798 and Buttock augmentation (18,489 procedures) national average cost of $4,356. Read more from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

What are the ideal female lips?

In the age of the selfie, more women than ever are looking for ways to perfect their pouts—which might be why a record-breaking 27,400 lip implants were performed in the United States in 2015. But what does the “perfect” pair of female lips really look like? According to new research published in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, they’re (mostly) more natural-looking than you might think. Read more…

(reprinted from Marie Claire)