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Facial Plastic Surgery Blog

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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Top 3 Procedures That Can Complement a Facelift

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk June, 06/02/2020 - 01:52 PM

We often see patients who are interested in a mini or a full facelift. This surgery can help correct signs of aging in the cheeks, lower face, jawline, and other areas that don’t usually respond to other types of treatment. With this in mind, patients can take advantage of having surgery to address other ficial […]

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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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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. A facelift is the only procedure that addresses 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 […]

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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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