Complimentary Consultation!

Are you thinking about finding the right procedure for a refreshed and natural look? The new year is a great time to look and feel your best. During the month of January, Dr. Gilbert will be waiving his consultation fee ($100). Make sure to mention this promotion when calling us at 617.479.1492 to make your appointment. Visit us to learn more at www.kennethgilbertmd.com

 

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American Society of Plastic Surgeons Reports Cosmetic Procedures Increased 3 Percent in 2014

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) today released its annual plastic surgery procedural statistics, reporting that 15.6 million cosmetic procedures, including both minimally-invasive and surgical, were performed in the United States in 2014, an increase of 3 percent since 2013. In addition, 5.8 million reconstructive surgery procedures were performed last year, up 1 percent. Read more…

Plastic Surgery Questions? We’ve Got Answers – American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Are you considering plastic surgery? We know you’re going to have questions. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons is the world’s largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons. Kenneth P. Gilbert, MD is a board-certified plastic surgeon and a member of the ASPS. Call now for a consultation at 617-479-1492.

More Americans Are Getting Filler Injections and Other Cosmetic Procedures

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, nearly 2.2 million of us had soft tissue fillers injected last year—doing a lot of “filling.” New research warns us to be careful about who does those procedures, since “adverse events are an increasing problem, and recently, it has been suggested that bacteria are the cause of a vast fraction of these. … The infections are resistant to antibiotics once established but can be prevented using prophylactic antibiotics,” meaning taking them in advance.  It follows that healthcare professionals or  aestheticians must be rigorous about using sterile needles and following appropriate procedures. Bacterial infections can be disfiguring, the authors said. Read more…

Reprinted from Parade Magazine