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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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Treating a Nasal Blockage with Nasal Surgery

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk February, 02/09/2021 - 09:36 AM

A stuffed nose or nasal blockage can have a big impact on your life. Breathing difficulties can hinder you during sports, sleep but also affect your general quality of life. There are many causes for a nose to be blocked such as a deviated septum, rhinitis, sinusitis, polyps, or other nasal conditions. Treating a nasal […]

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Can You Fix Hooded Eyes with a Brow Lift?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk February, 02/02/2021 - 04:58 PM

Our eyes are one of the most prominent features of our faces – now more than ever as we wear a face mask in the street and connect with others via video calling. Along with age and certain lifestyle factors, our eyelids may start to droop, giving an overall tired impression, also called hooded eyes. […]

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How Zoom Increased the Demand for Facial Plastic Surgery

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk January, 01/14/2021 - 06:24 AM

2020 has been an extraordinary year for all of us. Due to social distancing, we are used to seeing each other on-screen more than face to face. We have had many video conferencing platforms to choose from, such as Skype, Facetime, and Zoom. The latter became the gold standard for New Yorkers. Our patients have […]

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Non-Surgical Brow Lift: Does it Work?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk December, 12/30/2020 - 06:06 PM

Skin wrinkling and droopiness are natural phenomenons that occur with age. Exacerbated by the fast-paced New York lifestyle, our body simply produces less collagen after our 30’s which lets our skin sag and creates more fine lines and wrinkles. As the skin is much thinner in the area of the eyelids and eyebrows, aging is […]

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How Rhinoplasty Can Help with Rhinitis

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk December, 12/21/2020 - 02:19 PM

As the saying goes: you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. Being able to breathe freely and clearly because of this is a great example, and rings true for people who suffer from rhinitis – a condition that can cause discomfort and irritation, and affect the quality of life. Dr. Sam Rizk is […]

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How Millennials Are Changing the Shape of a Nose Job

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk December, 12/14/2020 - 08:30 PM

In New York City and all around the globe, millennials are making waves in the cosmetic industry – particularly when it comes to nose jobs. Millennials are the generation born approximately between the years 1981 and 1996, making the youngest 24 and the oldest 39 this year. It’s estimated that this group of people make […]

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How to Get the Most out of a Virtual Consultation

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk September, 09/21/2020 - 03:25 PM

With the Coronavirus pandemic still ongoing and many people working or learning from home, virtual consultations are here to stay. We recently wrote about why virtual consultations will continue after COVID-19, but this month we have a few tips on how to get the best from your virtual consultation. While it may not feel the […]

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Why Virtual Consultations Will Stay With Us After COVID-19

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk August, 08/12/2020 - 03:25 PM

A the coronavirus continues to erupt across the world, businesses of all kinds have had to adapt to a new way of life, and the medical world is no exception. For a while, the U.S. came to a standstill, wondering what to do in light of this new crisis. But, as we all know, the […]

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Covid-19 Safety Protocols

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk June, 06/19/2020 - 05:09 PM

At our office in New York, we always put health and safety before everything. We recently issued the following guidelines to protect our patients and staff from the effects of Covid-19. Requirements from our patients We minimize the number of patients present in our office at any given time If you arrive early, please wait […]

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