Judging by the latest numbers released by the latest American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), demand among men for cosmetic surgery has gone down since 2000, but men’s desire for minimally invasive procedures has grown in the last 16 years.
Men made up 13% of cosmetic surgery patients last year and 8% of the total in the category of “[...]
Obalon is a new gastric balloon capsule that expands in your stomach to help you lose weight, fast.
New diets, drugs and systems dedicated to weight loss typically garner a lot of interest. And why not? So many of us are in the struggle to drop stubborn weight, whether it’s 10 pounds or 50.
One the latest and most promising non-surgical[...]
Elise Minton, Executive Beauty Editor
Let’s face it. The arms are one of the hardest areas on the body to firm up and get rid of that extra flab. Yes, you can diet and exercise. And, yes, liposuction is an option. But not everyone is willing to go under the knife, and sometimes lifting weights can only give so much improvement.
I know we’ve already talked about it, but I’m noticing all of those little unpleasant things you start to notice as you reach another birthday. Don’t get me wrong — I’m totally okay with aging, I just want to age gracefully. Some people age gracefully more naturally than others, and I think I’m in the category that I may need a[...]
by April Neale
Monsters and Critics’ Best Beauty Finds for August 2016 wrap up the summer after we tested all sorts of beauty products plus a skin-saving laser procedure that obliterates any precancerous skin cells and gets rid of rosacea redness and red spots too.
This month was also hair product heavy, and considering what a number[...]
By Stephen Handisides
You might not be able to tell by looking around you – it’s been a couple of decades since the wind tunnel look was thing – but the fact is, more men than ever are having cosmetic surgery.
There were 51,140 cosmetic surgery procedures in the UK in 2015, according to the British Association of Plastic Surgeons – and[...]
By: Erika Stalder
Our mothers weren’t so lucky: Our generation will totally sidestep face-lifts, thanks largely to preventative care with laser treatments. So when we heard dermatologist Harold Lancer talk about a new secret weapon for prepping his celeb clients for awards season this year, our ears perked up. (He’s treated famous faces[...]
(NEW YORK) -- From firming lotions and invasive plastic surgery, some women try many methods to get rid of stubborn cellulite.
Brianne Edwards, of Los Angeles, says she runs up to 6 miles a day and eats right, but she has always struggled with cellulite, especially in her buttocks and thighs.
“I've had it, it seems like forever, and I[...]
By: Susan Yara
Just a couple months ago, we told you about Kybella—a new injectable that can minimize the appearance of a double chin with just a couple of treatments. It's since been gaining popularity. And now, there’s another option available: CoolSculpting. The FDA recently expanded its approval of the treatment for smaller areas on the[...]
Whether it’s the most important interview you have ever had, or its 100 degrees in the shade, no one, no one wants to feel sweaty, sticky and stinky! Deodorants can only do so much but they do tend to help slow down the pour of perspiration. But lately, even deodorants can’t stop sweating completely and they are coming under fire for their[...]
4th September 2015 by April Neale
To someone outside of most major cities, plastic surgery can seem exotic and expensive. But we all are getting older, and retirement age is being pushed higher. Suddenly people in their forties, fifties and sixties are wanting and needing to look vital for their age… or even better.
Plastic surgery, well[...]
By: Amber Katz
Dimples are cute on your face, but on your tush and thighs? Not so much. As of only a couple weeks ago, the U.S. FDA cleared the Cellfina System for the long-term improvement in the appearance of cellulite on the buttocks and thighs with no loss of benefit for up to 2 years. It’s the only FDA-cleared minimally invasive[...]
Why you’ll be getting cosmetic procedures even if you may not really want to
You’re going to have to do it. And not all that long from now. Probably not a full-on, general-anesthesia bone shaving or muscle slicing.
But almost definitely some injections into your face. Very likely a session of fat melting in some areas and then possibly moving
Freeze Your Fat Away With CoolSculpting!
Description: Marina Plastic Surgery is the largest CoolSculpting® practice in the world with 17 machines. That speaks to the safety and efficacy of this exciting nonsurgical body sculpting experience. It’s perfect for men and women of all ages. The CoolSculpting procedure was developed by Harvard[...]
By now you know: Butts are the new boobs. NING CHAO reports on the latest ways women are enhancing their assets
Jennifer, Nicki, Iggy … when it comes to curves these days, it really is "All About That Bass," and experts have noticed an uptick in women who want to maximize their assets. "Patients used to complain that their butts were too[...]
by W. Grant Stevens, MD, FACS
Having children is, of course, an absolute miracle—but, unfortunately, no one’s told the human body that! While having your own bundle of joy is an amazing experience, it would probably be a little more amazing if you could have your pre-baby body along with it. Fortunately, doctors have developed
By Charlotte LoBuono
Surgeons who offer cosmetic procedures spend a large amount of time and money attracting and converting prospective patients. A less-often discussed—yet vitally important—skill is knowing when and how to turn patients away. Individuals with pre-existing health concerns, unrealistic expectations, underlying psychiatric[...]
By April Neale
October, 31 2014
Dr. Stevens is in his early 60s, and believes aging well is the best revenge.
They say you get the face you deserve when you turn 50. But lifestyle and genetic bad hands can be reversed or mitigated with the right plan of attack, and it isn’t always surgical or invasive.
By Staff Editor
Jul 22, 2014 - 5:27:07 PM
Study by Dr. Grant Stevens, Et Al. Reported in Aesthetic Surgery Journal
Marina del Rey, CA – July 10, 2014 – With a skilled surgeon and proper patient selection, the combined augmentation Mastopexy procedure can be safe and effective, reports Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, et[...]
By Carol Doyel
Recently I was granted the opportunity to speak with Dr. Grant Stevens, Founder and Medical Director of Marina Plastic Surgery, a greater Los Angeles plastic surgery practice that focuses on the latest in skin care technologies, treatments and procedures. As it says on his profile on the online Smart Beauty Guide, “Dr.[...]
1) Check that you’re a good candidate
CoolSculpting is not a weight loss tool, so you should be close to your ideal weight before having the procedure. If you still have some weight to lose, wait it out. “Think of it more of, pardon the expression, the icing on the cake of your weight loss,” says Dr. Grant Stevens, an LA-based
So here it goes – my wery first Plastic Surgery experience:
Too few beauty treatment options doesn’t seems to be a problem in Los Angeles. And the inhabitants certainly do not hold their horses, to take advantage of the them, I noticed.
Personally, being a beauty treatment noob from abroad, it was a little shocking for me to see how[...]
Tips From Top Doctor On Using The CoolSculpting Procedure
Guest Post By Grant Stevens, MD, FACS
What is CoolSculpting?
The CoolSculpting procedure was developed by Harvard scientists and is based on the science of Cryolipolysis®, a process demonstrating that when fat cells are exposed to extreme cold, they[...]
Contributing Plastic Surgeon: Dr. W. Grant Stevens, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Medical Director of Marina Plastic Surgery Associates, Los Angeles, CA
Breast enhancement implants aren’t designed to last forever, but they are tougher than you think. Some women believe that getting a mammogram may cause an implant to[...]
If you’ve researched breast implant recovery, you know that you might feel groggy and disoriented when you wake up (from the anesthesia), and that you may have drains. You know that post-op, you’ll need rest, and will be on various medications, as prescribed by your doctor. Your breasts may be wrapped up tightly[...]
This man is 61 years old.
The first time I met board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Grant Stevens at a recent luncheon, my guess was he was late 40s early 50s. He shared with me he was 61 years-old, and that he, like many of us, was going to age on his terms. “I’m going down kicking and screaming,” said Dr[...]