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Kim Kardashian: Is Comparison The Thief Of Joy?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk March, 03/30/2022 - 05:02 PM

In a recent interview, celebrity, Kim Kardashian expressed her concern and frustration with being associated, or referenced as a beauty template that many want to mold themselves into. This brings into question the blurred lines of beauty and the standards that many compare themselves to – often, creating a more unrealistic expectation of perfection, reflects […]

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The TikTok “Lip Flip” Trend

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk March, 03/30/2022 - 04:56 PM

We live in a world where social media either feeds our insecurities or boosts our self-confidence. There seems to be no middle ground, especially when considering the comments on viral cosmetic procedure videos such as the “lip flip” on TikTok. There’s plenty of judgment out there, but Dr. Sam Rizk is here to clear up […]

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What Drove Khloė Kardashian to Go Under The Knife?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk January, 01/24/2022 - 07:09 PM

Keeping Up With The Kardashians celebrity, Khloė Kardashian, has not had it easy. International fame may seem like an ultimate dream for many, but not when it includes constant fat-shaming from your own family – who are fellow celebrities. It would seem that Khloė herself struggled to keep up with the Kardashians’ for the most […]

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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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