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Why More Patients Opt to Have Multiple Facial Plastic Surgery Procedures at Once

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk November, 11/10/2021 - 10:30 AM

Dr. Rizk has noticed an increase in the number of patients who choose to have 3-5 facial plastic surgery procedures in one day. No doubt, this is in response to celebrities such as “The Hills” star, Heidi Montag, who had 10 surgical procedures at once – including 6 on her face and neck! Keep reading […]

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What is Filler Fatigue?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk September, 09/21/2021 - 05:43 PM

Dermal fillers are one of the most popular non-invasive treatments in the United States, however, they are not always injected with the best results. Filler fatigue is a telltale sign of too many filler injections and can present itself as duck lips, exaggerated facial features, and an altogether overdone appearance. Other patients report that their […]

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Get Ready for (Real) Facetime

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk August, 08/23/2021 - 04:59 PM

Society slowed down a lot during COVID-19. Now that things are picking back up again, plastic surgery is on the top of everyone’s mind. Looking your best has never been easier. A visit to Dr. Rizk can have you camera-ready just in time for your friend’s wedding! With the Coronavirus becoming a thing of the […]

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Facelift Before & After

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk July, 07/20/2021 - 05:26 AM


62 yo patient is shown 2 weeks after deep plane facelift. You could see jawline definition and a cleaner jowl area even with the swelling.

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Face, Neck, and Chin Procedures Before Heading Back to The Office

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk July, 07/15/2021 - 03:24 PM

Before the Covid-19 pandemic, most New Yorkers had never used Zoom before. Now it’s an integral tool in our daily lives. While Zoom and video calls have been essential for communicating during this time, looking at oneself constantly on camera has caused people to become more aware of their physical flaws. This has led to […]

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How Working Remotely Has Changed the Face of Plastic Surgery

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk June, 06/15/2021 - 05:07 PM

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in many changes worldwide over the past year. Numerous people have been working remotely rather than going to the office. This new normal has impacted the field of plastic surgery, which has seen an increase in popularity recently. Dr. Sam Rizk, a leading NYC facial plastic surgeon, believes there is […]

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The Future of Medical Tourism

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk May, 05/15/2021 - 06:41 PM

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, people have made lifestyle changes that have drastically affected many different industries. One of the industries that has been impacted is medical tourism. As an expert facial plastic surgeon in New York Dr. Sam Rizk has an interest in the change of consumer behavior towards medical tourism and what the future […]

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Do men feel more pressure to look younger on video calls and at work?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk April, 04/30/2021 - 03:50 PM

What’s behind the increase in demand for facial plastic surgery among 40 – 60 year old men? Perhaps it is connected to the surge in Zoom meetings, where there is nowhere to look but the face. Or perhaps it was inevitable as more ways to counteract the hands of time become widely available. Whatever the […]

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Is The Age of Patients Undergoing a Facelift Decreasing?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk April, 04/14/2021 - 04:21 PM

A facelift is a surgical procedure that rejuvenates the face by enhancing the visible signs of aging in the face and neck. This procedure is typically performed on women in their 60 and 70s. However, this trend is changing. Thirty four percent of all facelifts performed in 2019 were performed on people under the age […]

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Why More People Choose Surgery and Less Fillers

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk March, 03/02/2021 - 06:36 PM

Our circumstances and habits changed drastically over the last year. Home is the new office, inside is the new outside and Zoom calls are the new meetings. Whether it is for business or pleasure, we see each other more on screen than in person. One of the interesting trends that emerged is an increased demand […]

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