Staying Safe During the COVID Cosmetic Surgery Boom

Posted August 31, 2021 in Plastic Surgery

1 Minute Read:  We are in the midst of the worst worldwide pandemic in a century — and our plastic surgery practice is busier than ever.  And it’s not just us.  Plastic surgery is up an average of 11 percent nationally compared to pre-pandemic levels.  What’s going on? People are spending lots of time on […]

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Busiest Male Nipple Reduction Surgeon in the U.S.

Posted May 03, 2021 in Male Nipple Reduction

2 Minute Read:  To our best knowledge, Dr. Friedman currently performs more male nipple reductions than any other surgeon in the United States.  Why do so many men choose Dr. Friedman? 1. Experience He has been practicing plastic surgery for 26 years and performed nipple reductions on over 40 men last year alone (about half […]

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The Truth About Google Reviews

Posted April 23, 2021 in Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Reviews

1 Minute Read:  Let’s face it: all of us look at Google reviews before deciding which restaurant to try, which hotel to book, or which plastic surgeon to visit. And, of course, we ideally want 5 stars on a few hundred reviews to make us feel confident in our decision.  So, do these plastic surgery […]

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Plastic Surgery: Serious medicine or entertainment?

Posted July 24, 2020 in Plastic Surgery

The line between medicine and entertainment has become blurred over the past decade. Nowhere is this more evident than in the field of plastic surgery where physicians have become reality TV stars (Botched) and social media stars (Dr. Miami). Public awareness of plastic surgery is a good thing; but surgeons starring in their own made-for-Instagram […]

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Why I rarely perform periareolar (donut) breast lifts anymore

Posted July 01, 2020 in Breast Lift

After 25 years as a plastic surgeon, I have a much better sense of what does and does not work on a long term basis. Early in my practice, I performed numerous breast augmentations in conjunction with periareolar mastopexies (translation: donut lifts). In a traditional periareolar or cirumareolar mastopexy, a “donut” of skin is removed […]

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