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What is the Right Age to Have a Breast Augmentation Performed?

Deciding to undergo a breast augmentation is a highly personal decision and should be considered carefully. Many women opt for implants for various reasons, the most common being fuller breasts and increased self-confidence. Even though it’s a common procedure to undergo, you should still give it plenty of thought and consideration before deciding to have breast implants…. Read More »

Combining Eyelid Surgery and Nonsurgical Treatments for Optimal Results

Our eyes and the skin surrounding them are some of the first areas to show signs of aging. If your concerns include dark undereye circles or hooded upper eyelids, you can take steps to slow the aging process at home. These include regularly moisturizing and applying sunscreen before heading outside. If people often assume you… Read More »

Avoiding A “Pulled” or “Windswept” Facelift

The ideal facelift will typically elicit a range of superlatives from friends, family and admirers — everything from magnificent to amazing. Disappointing facelifts generate their own array of adjectives: frozen, pulled, windswept. The difference between ending up with an “open cockpit” look, or a graceful result that keeps everyone guessing, usually comes down to one essential variable:… Read More »

LIFTED CHEEKS FOR A SLIMMER LOOK – FACIAL FAT TRANSFER

As we age, skin gradually loses collagen, the natural protein that gives skin its firmness and flexibility. When this happens, facial features may lose their youthful proportions, changing the overall character of our look. Experienced Connecticut plastic surgeon Dr. Sandra Margoles knows that restoring facial balance requires addition, subtraction — and even an understanding of… Read More »

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MALE AND FEMALE RHINOPLASTY

Rhinoplasty, or nose reshaping surgery, is one of the most commonly performed procedures at Dr. Sandra Margoles’s plastic surgery practice. She has helped countless men and women look and feel good about themselves through rhinoplasty. Dr. Margoles is often asked whether there are differences between male and female rhinoplasty. The fundamentals of the procedure are the… Read More »

GETTING THE CLEAVAGE YOU WANT WITH BREAST AUGMENTATION

Many women who want bigger, fuller breasts also want more cleavage. They dream of larger breasts that naturally produce a “push up bra” effect. Although it may seem that larger breasts and cleavage go hand in hand, it is actually more complicated than that. Achieving the amount of cleavage you want with breast augmentation requires… Read More »

HOW TO ACHIEVE THE ULTIMATE JAWLINE

A sharp and well-defined jawline has long been considered to be a sign of health and youth. Unfortunately, the chin is one of the hardest body areas to sculpt as diet and exercise are often not enough to address jowls, loose skin or small pockets of fat along the jawline and underneath the chin. Dr…. Read More »