When is it Time to Start an Anti-Aging Program?

The aging process is well underway before we begin to see changes in our youthful visage, and visible signs of age are the result of intrinsic (internal) and extrinsic (external) factors. Intrinsic causes of aging are primarily due to cells becoming sluggish and less able to repair themselves over time. The external factors that age […]

“Do I need Botox or Juvederm for my lines?”

This is one of the most common questions patients ask, as the world of injectables can be confusing. When New York City plastic surgeon Mark H. Schwartz receives this query, he first explains the difference between Botox and Juvéderm. Once patients understand the nuances between these two types of treatments, Dr. Schwartz can recommend the […]

A Laser Peel for Intermediates

Laser resurfacing is a safe, precise way to improve years of accumulated skin damage, and these treatments span the spectrum from light and superficial to deep and intense. The MicroLaserPeel falls right in the middle, offering significant improvement with just three to four days of recovery time. Taking less than 30 minutes, the MicroLaserPeel uses […]

Are You a Candidate for Liposuction?

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons recently released their 2017 plastic surgery statistics, and liposuction came in at number two behind breast augmentation. With an increase in the number of procedures performed as compared to 2016, there’s a reason almost 250,000 women and men opted to undergo liposuction last year. Despite the rise of non-invasive […]

A Laser Peel For Beginners

The key to a healthy, youthful complexion is keeping fresh cells on the skin’s surface, but a layer of damaged, dead cells can obscure the pristine skin that lies beneath. This accumulation of cells that are past their prime causes the skin to lose its radiance and makes fine lines, rough texture, and mild discoloration […]

Breast Reconstruction Is All About Choices

The many decisions women face after receiving a breast cancer diagnosis are intensely personal. Finding out about breast reconstruction should ideally begin when you are first diagnosed to avoid making decisions that may limit your future options. The advanced procedures available for breast reconstruction can help women restore their bodies and return to their lives […]

Say Goodbye to Acne Marks

Acne lesions often take months to years to fade away, leaving darkened patches and scar tissue. These areas can be difficult to improve with topical creams alone. If acne has left skin discoloration or scars behind, laser treatments such as Sciton’s ProFractional Peel can go far to improve skin tone and texture and reduce pigmentation. […]

Just Say No to Trout Pout

New York City plastic surgeon Dr. Mark H. Schwartz has extensive experience using a wide array of facial injectables to improve the visible signs of aging and enhance facial contours. He is among the first New York plastic surgeons to offer Juvéderm Volbella XC. FDA-approved specifically to increase lip fullness and improve the appearance of […]

The New Silicone Gel Breast Implants

Breast augmentation surgery can be performed to increase breast size at any age, or to restore the fullness that is often lost after pregnancy and with aging. Breast implants have been vastly improved over recent years, and the latest silicone gel implants are available in various shapes, projections and consistencies for safe, natural looking and […]

Body After Baby

Pregnancy has a major impact on a woman’s body, and it can be difficult for your abdomen to bounce back, even after losing weight and getting on the treadmill regularly. Though it is possible to lose the excess fat that accumulates over the course of pregnancy in the abdomen, hips and waist, over-stretched muscles and […]