BOTOX® Demand Has Increased During COVID-19

Posted June 24, 2020 in BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport®

I have been performing BOTOX® Cosmetic injections since its U.S. debut in 2002. I figured that during COVID-19, demand for BOTOX® Cosmetic would be down since most people are stuck at home and are socially distancing. To my surprise, the demand for BOTOX® Cosmetic in our practice has actually been up. Or more correctly, way […]

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Improving Pre-Jowl Areas With Facial Fillers

Posted June 10, 2020 in JUVÉDERM® and Restylane®

If, like me, you’re over the age of 40 and look in the mirror, you will probably notice greater fullness of the jowls than you would like. As gravity and time take their course, the facial tissues begin to fall and in, creating a bulge in the corners of the jawline and an apparent volume […]

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Nasolabial Fold Fillers

Posted June 03, 2020 in JUVÉDERM® and Restylane®

Will cheek fillers correct my nasolabial folds? The simple answer is “no.” Patients often tell me that their aesthetician recommends improving the nasolabial folds (the diagonal lines between the bottom of the nose and the corners of the lips) by injecting fillers into the cheeks. Supposedly the extra cheek volume will lift and smooth the […]

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Dr. Ronald Friedman: Best-Rated Plastic Surgeon

Posted October 08, 2019 in Plastic Surgery

3 min read The importance of choosing the right plastic surgeon can not be overstated. This decision will not only influence the quality of your results but can impact your physical health and overall cosmetic experience. No two surgeons are the same. Their education, training, experience, and expertise vary significantly, and you need to feel […]

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Textured Breast Implants and ALCL

Posted August 13, 2019 in ALCL, Breast Implants, Textured breast implants

What is ALCL? Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a rare cancer that occurs in somewhere between 1 in 3000 and 1 in 30,000 women with textured breast implants (saline or silicone gel). To our knowledge, ALCL has not been reported in women with smooth implants. How many cases are there? Five hundred seventy […]

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