Injectables and fillers and Botox®, oh my. What is all of this and how does it work? Part of the confusion comes because anti-aging is not a one-shot solution. Battling the signs of aging is a process; a multi-stage, multi-level effort. As we age, environmental factors cause skin damage; sunlight, air pollution, cosmetics and other … Continue reading Anti-Aging Regimen: Strategies and Techniques →
A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Toronto and the NorthShore University Health System in Illinois shows that facial rejuvenation surgery takes off an average of seven years. Sixty first-year medical students were show photos of facelift patients and asked to guess their ages. Before and after photos were randomly evaluated by … Continue reading Study Shows Facial Rejuvenation Surgery Takes Off 7 Years →
Tampa, FL February 28, 2012: Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Aguiar of the industry leading Aguiar Plastic Surgery Center in Tampa, received the Vitals.com Patients’ Choice Award for 2010 and now 2011. This is particularly noteworthy because there are 720,000 practicing physicians in the United States and less than 6% of them are presented … Continue reading Two-Time Award Winning Tampa Plastic Surgeon Honored →
Do you have one of those facial flaws that annoys you when you look in the mirror? If so, you’re not alone. A recent article featured in the Plastic Surgery News covers an emerging trend in nose reshaping (rhinoplasty); most people who have their nose reshaped are not going for a “classic” look or a … Continue reading The Latest Trend in Nose Reshaping →
Plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery seem to be fairly synonymous; when most people think of plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery comes to mind. Typically it’s believed that patients undergo plastic surgery to make themselves look better. But plastic surgery also has a number of health and wellness benefits. Donna McLean, a 46-year-old mother of three, turned … Continue reading Plastic Surgery – Not Just for Cosmetic Reasons →
Believe it or not, earlobes are a subject for consultations in our office frequently. The type of clients vary from all walks of life and all types of earlobe issues. Here’s a quick list of the types of earlobe issues Dr. Aguiar has treated. Tears- This type of injury to the earlobe often happens whe the … Continue reading Ear Lobe Repair →
Botox…microdermabrasion…fillers…laser treatments. Are you confused by the seemingly endless number of non-surgical cosmetic procedures? Check out this slideshow from WebMD for a primer on the various options available. Includes before and after photos of popular anti-aging cosmetic procedures. Non-Surgical Facial Procedures Slideshow
An interesting trend in cosmetic surgery is couples having surgery done together. It used to be that wives or husband would come in and say they didn’t want their significant other to know they were having “work” done. But recently there’s been an uptick in husbands/wives, boyfriends/girlfriends going through the process together. It makes sense … Continue reading Couples Cosmetic Surgery →
Beware of the “White Coat Syndrome”. You may have read my blog post, “Be Smart About Liposuction” and if you didn’t you should. In that article, I stated “just because a doctor has an “MD”, labcoat, liposuction machine, and billboard does not make them qualified, much less an expert in Liposuction.” Well guess what, it’s … Continue reading What You Should Know Before You Have Plastic Surgery →
Today on Good Morning America, there was a story about a woman that had her breast implants removed and replaced with new implants. After the second surgery, she had a symmastia, otherwise known as “uniboob”. Symmastia after breast augmentation is an undesirable result which occurs when implants come to close to the midline of the … Continue reading “Uniboob” is extremely rare. →
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