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Extended Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck generally pertains to an abdominoplasty procedure that involves the removal of excess fat and skin from the abdominal area and the tightening of the abdominal wall. A regular tummy tuck involves an incision in the front of the abdomen that extends between the hip bones. Through the incision, the surgeon can pull out excess fat and skin...

Kelly Sullivan, MD

November 13, 2015

Article Updated on March 16, 2018

Gender Reassignment

Gender reassignment surgery is known by a number of names including: Genital Reassignment Surgery (GRS) Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS) Gender Confirmation Surgery Genital Reconstruction Sex Realignment Surgery Gender Affirming Surgery It is a surgical procedure to transition patients with gender dysphoria or transsexualism to their desired...

Sherman Leis, MD

June 25, 2015

Article Updated on March 10, 2018


One method for men to get a much more sculpted body is a procedure called torsoplasty. The torso is basically the body without arms and legs. A torsoplasty, which is primarily performed on males, improves the body from the clavicle down to the groin area and also from side to side (including the love handles). The procedure sculpts the entire male torso...

Elliot Jacobs, MD

September 01, 2015

Article Updated on March 02, 2018

Types of Otoplasty

Otoplasty, also known as ear pinning is a cosmetic surgery for kids or adults whose ears stick out too far or have ears that aren’t properly bent. Anytime the outer ear is operated on, it is technically considered to be otoplasty. If the ear is normally formed, but it sticks out far from the head, the surgeon will need to remove part of the cartilage...

Toby Mayer, MD

December 09, 2015

Article Updated on February 23, 2018

Rogaine for Male Pattern Baldness

Rogaine (minoxidil) is a topical medication used to treat patients with androgenetic alopecia which is more commonly known as male and female pattern baldness. Male and female pattern baldness is caused by a genetic sensitivity of hair follicles to the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT) which causes the hair to become thinner or “miniaturized” over time....

Robert Bernstein, MD

August 20, 2015

Article Updated on February 16, 2018

Vi Peels

Vi Peel is a chemical peel designed to treat brown spots, age spots, lentigos (small brown patches on the skin), and melisma (gray to brown patches on the face). A Vi Peel treats pigmentation issues whether they are caused by the sun, hormones or even old acne that did not heal properly (post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation). Vi Peel also softens wrinkles...

Anne McNeill, MD, PHD

April 05, 2016

Article Updated on February 09, 2018

TITAN Skin Tightening

TITAN skin tightening is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment that uses infrared laser energy to tighten and lift the skin by stimulating collagen production. The procedure can smooth and tighten loose skin on various parts of the body including the face, neck, buttocks, abdomen, legs and arms. TITAN can provide more youthful looking skin without the need...

Richard Foxx, MD

October 13, 2015

Article Updated on February 02, 2018

PRP for Hair Restoration

PRP for hair restoration is a cosmetic procedure which uses the patient’s own platelet rich plasma (PRP) to treat hair loss. The plasma is extracted from the patient’s blood and contains platelets and growth factors. After an injury or inflammatory condition, the growth factors assist with several stages of healing since they can signal the skin cells...

Carlos Puig, MD

September 18, 2015

Article Updated on January 24, 2018