Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon



Weight loss and Intensity of exercise

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 13:45 -- admin

According to this article, and consistant with what I've learned using the iLipoXcell device for body sculpting and fat loss, achieving a heart rate of 65 percent of max (for your age) is the best method of burning fat stores for energy.  Greater intensity exercise seems to reduce appetite as well.


From the NY Times Well Section:


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Your face and first impressions.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 13:31 -- admin

This is an interesting article about the importance of that first impression.  What facial features predominate in how people judge you?   

Read this to find out the results of research about the impressions that form in the first fraction of a second when you meet someone.

Your face matters for first impressions

By Sara Cheshire, Special to CNN

updated 7:28 AM EDT, Tue July 29, 2014

Progression of facial features from least to most approachable, attractive and dominant

Safety of Titanium Oxide Sunblock

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 03:21 -- admin

Sunblocks are so important for protection of the skin, avoidance of skin aging changes and overall health and beauty.

This article from the NY Times discusses the unknowns and controversy about titanium oxide sunblock.  Trust me, I'm still using mine till I hear differently and would suggest that you do the same.

Ask Well

Ask Well: Nanoparticles in Sunscreens

Change Your Body in Less Than a Week Beauty and Health and Fitness

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 23:20 -- admin

From NewBeauty.com

Want to look slimmer in just a few days?  Here are some good fitness and beauty suggestions to follow.  I've found especially that #3 is very valuable in my plastic surgery patients who've managed to lose large amounts of unwanted weight.


How to Change Your Body in Less Than a Week

Posted Tuesday, July 22, 2014 by NewBeauty Editors

Beautiful Skin using antibacterial Manuka Honey

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 23:43 -- admin

Manuka honey from New Zealand can be applied as a facial mask or onto break-out spots to calm and soothe your skin leaving it feeling firmer and smoother.  Try it for healthy and glowing skin and beauty.  Other ways to rejuvenate sun damaged skin at out plastic surgery clinic include light and moderate chemical peels (Vi Peel, TCA) or the Active FX fractionated CO2 laser).

From Elle Magazine:



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Breast Health

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 06:35 -- admin

Here's some helpful information on how to reduce your risk of breast cancer from Women's Health:


Top 10 things to do to prevent breast cancer

What can I do to prevent breast cancer? What is the best way to find my cancer early, before it has spread? These are two of the most common questions women have. Here's what we know:

Probiotics and Health

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 00:03 -- admin

Here is what I consider to be a fairly balanced view about probiotics and their potential health benefits (and side effects).  This article may help you to decide for yourself whether you wish to take them without the usually associated marketing hype.....

From Elle Magazine online:


Should You Be Taking a Probiotic?

Here's what we know—and what we don't—about the much-hyped category.


Tom Nagy

By Lauren Sherman

Stem Cells and Health

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 00:28 -- admin

Much is being said in plastic surgery about the benefits of stem cells.  Most conversation amongst plastic surgeons relates to fat derived stem cells and the controversies revolve around whether they are best used after being concentrated (taken from fat that is discarded and added to the remaining fat) or used in normal concentrations.  The final word is not in however I have seen strong benefits in enhancing skin softness, youth and helping wrinkles in my face lift patients who have had fat injections for rejuvenation and volume restoration (both are important).

New Keloid Scar Treatment

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 13:40 -- admin

Here's an interesting article regarding a refreshing new option for an old problem:  keloid scars.  Often seen on earlobes the chest and head in Black, Hispanic and South Asian folks, they usually start to become prominent six months or more after a laceration or incision is made and are often worsened by attempts to have them removed.  5 FU injections have been advocated but here's an innovative way to self apply the medicine that's being developed in China.  If you or a friend have keloid scars you should be aware of this treament option:



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