Facts About Facelift Recovery

With facelift, your new look unfolds in three phases: It begins with the image you visualize, becomes reality in surgery, and is finally unveiled in recovery. That final phase is an afterthought for many patients, but it’s actually key to your ultimate satisfaction. Below, experienced Albany plastic surgeon Dr. Bruce Barach reviews the timeline for… Read More →

Comparing Brow Lift and Blepharoplasty

It is not surprising that so many patients seek surgical procedures to restore vitality, buoyancy and youthfulness to the face. After all, our facial image is what we show to the world in social situations, and the way we share emotions with others. It’s also not surprising that lines around the eyes and across the… Read More →

What to Expect During Labiaplasty

The labia, also known as the vulvar lips, consist of the labia majora and labia minora. The former has skin much like the rest of the body, as well as hair, while the latter is lined with a mucous membrane. Labia may become enlarged after childbirth, as a result of aging, or because of genetics…. Read More →

Why the New Year Is a Great Time for Plastic Surgery

It’s not just a New Year, but a new decade. Start the ’20s by treating yourself to a new you, courtesy of plastic surgery. The post-holiday season generally allows more downtime than the rest of the year. Read on as Dr. Bruce Barach explains the advantages of having plastic surgery in the New Year.

How Reliable Are Online Reviews for Plastic Surgery?

The explosion of online information has brought greater transparency to medical and aesthetic care, allowing prospective patients to weigh the benefits of procedures and learn more about practitioners. As with other aspects of the cyber world, however, it has also created a platform for a variety of insincere critics, trolls, disgruntled employees, furtive competitors and… Read More →