Lips, Lips, Lips: From Plumped to PoutyYou don’t have to be stuck with the lips nature gave. You can add volume, create an attractive “cupid’s bow,” get heart-shaped lips, pouty lips, or a plump lower lip...
Healing Stages of Rhinoplasty
When seeking rhinoplasty, one of the most frequently asked questions of Dr. Westreich is “when will I be able to see my final results?” We know that you’re anxious to see the new nose Dr...
Nose Injury after a Rhinoplasty Procedure
After a rhinoplasty procedure, the nose will be exposed to the bumps and hits of everyday life. As much as we would like to have a protective force field around that newly shaped nose, the truth is that accidents and injuries can happen...
The Dangers of At-Home Nose Reshaping Devices
Marketed as an effective alternative to surgery, at-home nose reshaping devices have been touted as an affordable and convenient way to improve the shape of the nose without rhinoplasty. While non-invasive, at-home nose job devices sound appealing, however, they may not be an effective aesthetic solution...
Do you hate your neck? Do you want to avoid surgery?
Recently, Harper’s Bazaar published an article about all the great, non-surgical options for patients to improve this delicate area. Many young patients do not want to rush into surgery but do not know that there are combinations of options out there that can provide a tighter, lifted, more youthful neck without going under the knife...
Top Tips for a Speedy Recovery after Plastic Surgery
How can you speed recovery after plastic surgery? First and foremost, make sure you are in the best health possible before your procedure: stop smoking, maintain a balanced diet, and reduce stress. After your surgery, these top 5 recovery tips can help you recuperate quickly:
Relax! Take enough time off from work to give your body a chance to adjust and heal.
Sleep with your head elevated to help minimize swelling (particularly after our rhinoplasty NYC).
Move around, but avoid strenuous activity or vigorous exercise.
Stay out of the sun to avoid permanent discoloration of the healing skin.
Ice! Even before you see the bruising, it is smart to ice as instructed.
Items You Need After Plastic Surgery
Before you go in for your surgery, we recommend that you make some home preparations in advance.
Set up a comfortable place to rest and relax and have a table next to your bed or sofa where you can place water and other necessities.
Fill any medications and prescriptions prior to your surgery.
Pre-stock your refrigerator with fresh food and prepared meals.
Supply your pantry with plenty of bottled or filtered water.
Arrange to have a friend or relative to stay with you for the first 24 hours.
The objective is to make your home environment as conducive to healing as possible
Follow-up with Dr...