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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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Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk October, 10/01/2018 - 06:39 AM

Techniques used to remove facial skin and reposition facial and neck tissues vary depending on your desired results and your anatomy. The specific technique your facial plastic surgeon chooses will determine the location of the incisions and the quality and position of the resulting scars. New York City facial plastic surgeon Sam Rizk customizes each […]

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Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Your Facelift

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk May, 05/21/2018 - 08:02 PM

The decision to undergo a facelift is a major one and should not be entered into lightly. Facelift is the only procedure that address all of the signs of aging on the face namely skin changes such as wrinkles and age spots, dynamic lines from overactive muscles (think crow’s feet), loss of volume in the […]

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Facing the Facts About Facelift Longevity

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk April, 04/13/2017 - 05:38 PM


Many things happen to our face as we age: skin changes such as wrinkles and brown spots; dynamic lines from overactive muscles; loss of volume (hollow cheeks and temples); the loss of elasticity and, of course, the downward pull of gravity. While noninvasive procedures can address one or two of these concerns, and a combination […]

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Meet The New Fillers On The Block

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk March, 03/30/2017 - 05:05 PM

New soft tissue fillers are being approved at a rapid pace, and for each new entry, there are likely three more fillers in the pipeline waiting for the US Food and Drug Administration’s coveted nod. Most of the newbies are hyaluronic acid-based (HA) fillers. HA, also a popular skin care ingredient, is found naturally in […]

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Caitlyn Jenner Turned Down By Own Plastic Surgeons?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk October, 10/17/2016 - 02:46 PM

Caitlyn Jenner has had quite a transformative year but, according to sources, her obsession with plastic surgery is worrying those around her, possibly including her plastic surgeons. At least one source has reported that she is a perfectionist who has recently spent gobs of money on her addiction to cosmetic surgeries and fillers. Celebrities like […]

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Talking About Plastic Surgery with Your Family

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk September, 09/07/2016 - 08:50 PM

While society’s view of cosmetic surgery is evolving in a more positive direction, there is no denying that some people still have negative opinions of it. For some people who are considering aesthetic enhancement, these opinions can be difficult to ignore, particularly if they are coming from close friends or family members. In some cases, […]

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Plastic Surgery By The Season

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk August, 08/21/2016 - 03:25 PM

Many people interested in plastic surgery are influenced by the seasons. For example, during springtime some people have surgery in order to look good during the summer months spent on the beach or by the pool. And during the winter, people are motivated by the fact that it’s easier to hide any bruising or other […]

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Why New York is the Most Wrinkled City

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk May, 05/21/2016 - 09:00 AM


It’s no secret that New York is a high-stress, high-intensity city. And no one absorbs the effects of this more than the people who call it home. Add to that factors such as air pollution and cold, dry air in the winter, and you’ve got the perfect cocktail for skin damage, including wrinkles. It should […]

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Dr. Rizk – A Doctor That Will FaceTime You

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk February, 02/19/2015 - 03:17 PM


  I was recently featured on a Huffington Post article about “Health and Beauty Tips for the Busy Lady.” This article gave many great tips and suggestions for how a busy woman can still get the health and beauty regimen and results she desires, and mentioned me as a “Doctor That Will FaceTime You.” As […]

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