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Why Is Collagen So Important for Youthful-Looking Skin? Dec 5th, 2019

Aging can be a tough journey as the systems in your body weaken and become less effective. Whether it’s the health of your joints or the function of your brain, you’re left struggling to make up for the losses that come with the natural aging process. Your skin, which is...

How to Know if You Need Reconstructive Burn Surgery Nov 1st, 2019

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, thousands of people die in fires and from burn-related complications every year. Those who are fortunate enough to survive fire-related incidents often deal with pain, deformities, and skin conditions, even after years of healing. If you’ve been injured in a fire,...

How Dog Bite Plastic Surgery Has Helped Many Heal Oct 14th, 2019

Dog bites often injure some of our most vulnerable, visible areas, such as the face, neck, and hands, resulting in extensive physical and emotional scarring. Dr. Elliott H. Rose at The Aesthetic Surgery Center located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side performs plastic surgery to help patients around the globe heal...

Most Common Plastic Surgery Procedures for Men Sep 1st, 2019

Contrary to popular belief, plastic surgery is not only reserved for women. There has been an increased demand for men requesting cosmetic procedures. More men are looking to achieve a more slender nose, a trimmer waistline, or renewed youthful appearance.   At The Aesthetic Surgery Center located in New York, New...

Everything You Need to Know About Facial Reanimation Aug 2nd, 2019

The movements of your face — smiling, frowning, chewing, furrowing your brow — are largely controlled by your facial nerve, one of the largest cranial nerves you have. Your facial nerve powers motor, sensory, taste, and parasympathetic functions. That is, it allows you to move your face, feel things like...

You Don't Have to Live With Burn Scars: See What Reconstructive Surgery Can Do for You Jul 9th, 2019

The trauma of being burned severely can go beyond the injury. You may be left with severe scarring. As your body rushes to repair the damage, fibrous tissue will replace the areas of missing skin. Unfortunately, this tissue may come in raised, uneven, and not appearing like your surrounding skin....

How Eyelid Surgery Can Give You Back Your Youthful Glow Jun 1st, 2019

You may feel young at heart, but your droopy, sagging eyelids can make you look older than you feel. You can fix that. Dr. Elliott H. Rose, a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon at The Aesthetic Surgery Center, can give you an eyelid surgery that can give you back your...

Choosing the Right Body Contouring Procedure for Your Body May 1st, 2019

What is body contouring? Body contouring can help you get the body you’ve always dreamed of through minimally invasive procedures ranging from liposuction to skin removal surgery. No matter which body contouring procedure you have done, the goal is to help you look and feel your best by contouring, or...

How a Breast Lift Can Boost Your Body Confidence After Pregnancy Apr 3rd, 2019

Most breasts naturally drop lower over time, due to the natural aging process and gravity. When you add pregnancy and breastfeeding to the mix, this process can shift into high gear. Pregnancy often causes breasts to not only sag, but to lose volume and plumpness, leading many women to feel...

What Is a Multi-Vector Face-Lift and Is It Right For Me? Mar 4th, 2019

Maybe you’ve been trying noninvasive anti-aging techniques, such as rejuvenating lasers and dermal fillers that restore lost volume. But you’ve reached the point where these just aren’t working anymore. Or perhaps you tried to manage your aging on your own with natural methods, such as staying out of the sun...

How Life Altering Scars Can Be Transformed with Surgery Feb 1st, 2019

Even one small cut can change the way your skin looks forever. Suffering a traumatic laceration or injury to your face, arms, or other exposed area of your body that leads to scarring can be devastating. The decision to have scar revision surgery is a personal one because the recovery...

Getting Your Body Back With Contouring Procedures Jan 9th, 2019

As the world marks the passage of another year, so, too, has your body — and the changes may be most unwelcome. If you’d like to take back your body this year, we can help with our body contouring procedures. Here at The Aesthetic Surgery Center, Elliott H. Rose, MD,...

Restoring Your Youthful Appearance with Eyelid Surgery Dec 31st, 2018

There’s a very good reason why eyelid surgery, which is also known as blepharoplasty, increased more than 26% in the United States in 2017 to become the third most popular cosmetic procedure — few deliver the anti-aging punch that this procedure does. Here at The Aesthetic Surgery Center, under the...

What's the Best Age for a Facelift? Nov 30th, 2018

“Hey, Doc. What’s the perfect age to have a facelift?” It’s a common question for plenty of women and men considering the procedure. And the answer might surprise you: There is no single perfect age. Because everyone ages differently, the answer will be different for every person based on personal...

Are You a Candidate for Body Contouring? Oct 29th, 2018

Are you self-conscious about a muffin top or love handles? Maybe you’ve wanted liposuction to sculpt your thighs or maybe you’re looking for a way to banish saggy skin after pregnancy. In either case, you’re probably asking, “Is body contouring right for me?” What is body contouring? Body contouring refers...

The Best Breast Procedures to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back Sep 27th, 2018

After having a baby, it's common for breasts to go through a number of changes, and not all of them are desirable. Breastfeeding can cause your skin to sag and become stretched. Nipples that once pointed out and up may begin to point downward, causing your breasts to become cone-shaped....

What Makes Fraxel Laser Treatment More Effective? Aug 24th, 2018

The hope of turning back the clock on wrinkled, droopy skin sold a lot of cold cream and chin straps in your great-grandmother’s day. But Granny didn’t get much bang for her buck.Nowadays, you have the opposite problem. Products from dermal fillers to lasers to oxygen-infused serums boast amazing results...

How Scar Revision Surgery Changes Lives Jul 31st, 2018

How Scar Revision Surgery Changes LivesRepairing an existing scar improves its appearance and restores function to the area of your face or body, but perhaps even more importantly, it restores your self-confidence and does wonders for your psyche. Dr. Elliott H. Rose, the world-renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon on Manhattan’s...

Liposuction Made Easy: Great Results in Less Time Jun 1st, 2018

When it comes to fat, our bodies can be very stubborn about where they’re willing to give it up, despite our most ardent efforts. If you find yourself within 15-20% of your ideal body weight, with areas of fat that refuse to respond to dieting and exercise, you’re fighting a...

A Look Behind Burn Surgery: How It Works Apr 26th, 2018

Most people know how painful and inconvenient minor burns can be, but if you’ve never experienced a major burn covering a large part of your body, count yourself lucky. As well as the pain of the injury itself, recovery can be painful, not to mention long and riddled with potential...

Independent Medical Exam Mar 23rd, 2018

Dr. Rose is known worldwide for his surgical talent and expertise in treating disfiguring injuries caused by burns, dog bites, and trauma sustained during an accident or crime. He’s also an expert in treating facial paralysis and other issues that may affect your daily routines.He’s closely involved in the initial...

So You’ve Got Skin Cancer: Here Are Your Options Feb 23rd, 2018

Hearing the words “skin cancer” from your physician is terrifying. However, there are some important facts that may help you feel calmer if you’ve been diagnosed with skin cancer.The most common types of skin cancers are nonmelanoma skin cancers. They’re called basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, and they...

Cosmetic Surgery For Dog Bites Nov 14th, 2017

Dog bites account for over 44,000 facial injuries annually, and about three out of five victims are children. Preventing permanent, disfiguring scars may be possible, but prompt treatment by a board-certified plastic surgeon can improve the chances of a successful result.The Challenges of a Dog BiteI see many dog bites...