Most Common Signs of Aging and How to Treat Them

Some things get better with age. The skin, however, is usually not one of these things. As you grow older, the collagen and elastin in your skin break down, making way for an array of aging signs. So, what should you be on the lookout for? Below, Dr. Bruce Barach explains the most common signs… Read More →

Statistics from ASPS Reveal the Shape of Plastic Surgery

The latest report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons shows that more people are undergoing plastic surgery to enhance their appearance. There were 17.5 million surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures performed in 2017, a 2 percent increase from the previous year. In addition, the report reveals that non-surgical procedures have increased nearly 200 percent… Read More →

Ultherapy FAQs

Ultherapy is a procedure that many people are just learning about for the first time. Naturally, patients are interested in a facial rejuvenation procedure that doesn’t require surgery or injections. In this post, Dr. Bruce Barach, a well-known Albany cosmetic surgeon, answers some frequently asked questions about Ultherapy.

What’s the Best Treatment for Under-eye Circles?

Under-eye circles are dark bags that form under the lower eyelids as a result of age, overexposure to the sun, lack of sleep or hereditary disposition. Regardless of the cause, under-eye circles are always unflattering and can make a person look much older than they are. If you are unhappy with the appearance of under-eye… Read More →

Lip Injections Increase by 50 Percent Since 2000

According to recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, a lip augmentation procedure is performed every 20 minutes! Approximately 27,000 lip augmentation procedures were performed in 2016, a 50 percent increase from 2000. Plastic surgeon Dr. Bruce Barach regularly meets with patients who desire a fuller pout. In this blog post, he shares… Read More →