cosmetic Archives - Dr Scott Spiro

If you are fortunate enough to be outside in the predawn hours these days you should make sure you stop for a moment and take advantage of a truly special event which you can see in the eastern sky on a cloudless night. This time of year ( late September to early November) when the […]

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Remember, Botox is a neuromodulator. It works by blocking the muscle response to nerve stimulation. Hence, animation lines in the face are diminished when Botox is injected. It is most useful for effect in the forehead, and crows feet.  Fillers, such as restylane, juvederm, and others, work by filling gaps of volume loss or the interface between falling lax tissue […]

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I had hoped we’ve grown away from the windblown over pulled look characterized by so many face lifts done in the eighties and nineties. But sadly, we all can still see these faces everywhere. Sometimes they are as a result of a cookie cutter approach, and sometimes they are from over pulling the skin to […]

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Did you catch the New York Times article regarding redistribution of fat after liposuction?  To summarize, it says that if you get liposuction done, the fat WILL come back in other areas. This angers me. Let me point out significant issues with this study. I will debunk their conclusions! Firstly, there is no stratification for patient’s nutritional […]

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Surgery to treat the aging lower eyelid has undergone significant evolution in the last decade. For years the treatment of lower lids amounted to just plucking fat out of the lower eyelids and removing a strip of skin. For more than 10 years now, I have looked at things differently. A major part of the […]

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The decision making involved in evaluation, planning and executing cosmetic breast implant surgery is critically important. Many patients come to see me knowing that they need a breast lift along with implant augmentation. Some patients, however, present with little idea that they need a lift, (mastopexy) along with implants. In the New York – New […]

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An understanding of gravity’s effects on fluids helps in deciding what implant best suits a certain patient. For instance, lean women with very small breasts are far more likely to palpate and even see the rippled edge of a saline filled implant than a woman who is either less lean or has a larger starting […]

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Chest wall shape, gravity, and base coverage in breast augmentation. Decision making and planning in breast augmentation cannot be overlooked. It takes a keen and critical eye to see the subtle features that can make or break an ideal breast augmentation. The contour of the rib cage is often overlooked and its influence is underestimated […]

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We had a very interesting day today at Spiro Plastic Surgery. Today we filmed a segment for NBC New York for their show “American Health Front”; a half hour program which provides up to date and comprehensive healthcare and medical information to viewers in the tri state area. It will air on Sunday, March 25th, […]

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