The most important factor in plastic surgery – the one that determines your safety and outcome – is your choice of plastic surgeon. As thoughts of swimsuits at the beach can prompt resolutions for self-enhancement, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons is providing 8 essential tips for finding the right plastic surgeon and questions to ask during your consultation when considering surgical, as well as non-invasive, cosmetic treatments. Read more about choosing your plastic surgeon from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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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.
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
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…
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.
Statistics show that breast lift procedures are growing at twice the rate of breast implant surgeries. While breast implants are still the most popular choice among women, breast lifts have grown by 70% since 2000, outpacing breast implants two-to-one.
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…