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 →

Navigating a Surgeon’s Before-and-After Photo Gallery

When selecting a plastic surgeon, one of the first things you should do is spend time browsing through his or her before-and-after photo gallery. The photos provide examples of a surgeon’s previous work, and they can tell you a lot about his or her skill and the results you can expect. Here, Albany plastic surgeon… Read More →

Red Flags to Look for when Meeting a Plastic Surgeon

Selecting the right plastic surgeon for your specific needs is essential if you want to be happy with your results. While using common sense and intuition is important in making the selection, there are some specific criteria that all potential plastic surgery patients should be aware of. Every patient should ensure that their surgeon places… Read More →