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Getting Back in the Game: Tips for Athletes Recovering From Rhinoplasty

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk January, 01/16/2020 - 03:45 PM

Rhinoplasty also called a nose job, is a popular cosmetic procedure. As the nose is a dominant feature of the face, its size and proportions greatly impact the aesthetics of your face. Performed by a skilled, double board-certified plastic surgeon, rhinoplasty is a low-risk procedure. Many people ask about the recovery time, especially athletes wanting […]

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Finding the Right Surgeon After a Botched Nose Job

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk January, 01/07/2020 - 03:04 PM

The nose is an important feature of the face. A well-defined nose can make the face more attractive. You may have chosen to have a nose job if you weren’t happy about the shape, size, angle of your nose or your nose was damaged in an accident. However, what should you do if you aren’t […]

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When Injectable Treatments Aren’t Enough: 3 Signs That It’s Time to Consider a Facelift

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk December, 12/19/2019 - 03:35 PM

As part of the natural aging process, our skin loses its elasticity and starts to sag. The face can lose its contours and youthful volume. While non-surgical facelifts are becoming more popular in New York, they have their limitations when it comes to rejuvenating the face. At times, injectables can look unnatural, making a facelift […]

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Mounting Pressure: Are “Fix Me” and Similar Apps Positive?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk December, 12/06/2019 - 07:34 PM

Social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram are extremely popular and there’s no denying the effect they’ve had on global human culture. In addition to communicating with loved ones who are far away and sharing parts of your life, these platforms also feature filters that allow you to edit your image. Recently, many of these […]

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What is Facial Mapping? Discover How 3D Technology is Enhancing Cosmetic Procedures

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk November, 11/28/2019 - 04:44 PM

Cosmetic procedures such as fillers, facelifts, and other treatments allow patients to address imperfections they are not happy with. However, plastic surgery is a combination of art and science, so many patients want to see how they can potentially look before opting for a procedure. While this was difficult before, new facial mapping technology gives […]

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Preventative Botox: The Lowdown on Getting Injectables in Your 20s

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk November, 11/18/2019 - 02:53 PM

Maintaining a healthy appearance is important to everyone, regardless of their age. This is why injectable treatments have been gaining popularity over the last few decades. While many people believe that Botox and other non-surgical treatments are only ideal for older patients, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Dr. Rizk, a New York double-board […]

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Debbie Harry Talks Face: Celebrities Open Up About Getting Work Done

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk October, 10/21/2019 - 02:56 PM

It’s no secret that many celebrities rely on cosmetic procedures to reduce signs of aging. However, it’s not every day that a high profile celeb like Debbie Harry opens up about the work she had done in the past and the importance of seeing a facial plastic surgeon to maintain a young, healthy appearance. Harry, […]

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5 Myths About Facelifts Debunked

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk October, 10/09/2019 - 01:24 PM

There are many different procedures that can help rejuvenate your appearance, but facelifts have a dramatic effect that can make you look years younger. That being said, there are multiple myths and misconceptions surrounding this cosmetic procedure. Separating fact from fiction when it comes to facelifts is extremely important, especially if you want to have […]

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Patient Story: Rhinoplasty with Dr. Sam Rizk

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk September, 09/27/2019 - 09:16 PM


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How the “Tweakment” Trend is Reshaping the Way People Approach Facial Rejuvenation

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk September, 09/27/2019 - 01:31 PM

The technology behind cosmetic procedures advances at a fast pace, leading to the development of innovative treatments over a short period of time. Keeping up with these beauty trends can be difficult, especially if there are different imperfections you want to address. Recently, a new cosmetic trend known as “tweakments” has gained popularity as it […]

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