So, What Does Physician Board Certification Actually Mean?

Posted: February 7, 2019
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Last time you chose a new doctor, what did you look for? Chances are you read patient reviews or got a referral from a friend or coworker to make sure the doctor had a good reputation. Maybe you also wanted someone close to home. At the very least, you probably… Read More »

The ABCs of Cosmetic Surgery: Breast Augmentation Terms to Know

Posted: January 23, 2019
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If you’ve been considering breast augmentation, it’s likely you’ve already spent some time scouring the internet for information. It’s also likely that you’ve come across a few terms you’re not familiar with, which can make understanding the procedure challenging. To help those feeling overwhelmed with information or curious about the… Read More »

Are Brazilian Butt Lifts Safe?

Posted: September 10, 2018
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From the Rubenesque physiques of the 17th century to the slim silhouettes of flappers in the roaring 20s, the notion of the “ideal” feminine shape is ever-changing—and often inspired by famous figures. In the era of Kim Kardashian, Nicki Minaj, and Beyonce, the hourglass figure with a full, high buttocks… Read More »

Why You Should Care if Your Surgeon Operates in an Accredited Surgical Facility

Posted: July 6, 2018
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You’ve finally decided to get that tummy tuck, and you’re diligently researching cosmetic surgeons to find the perfect doc. You’re scrutinizing each doctor’s training, experience, patient reviews, and before and after photos—but have you thought about where they operate? When it comes to a safe, successful cosmetic surgery experience, a… Read More »

How to Stay Safe When Traveling for Cosmetic Surgery

Posted: April 6, 2018
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Fly to an exotic location, relax in a lush resort for a few days, and come home with brand new breasts, a slimmer tummy, or a more youthful face—all for a bargain price. What could possibly go wrong? A lot can go wrong, if you’re not careful. While medical tourism,… Read More »

Why are Men Having Cosmetic Surgery? Four ABCS Surgeons Weigh In

Posted: February 12, 2018
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Brotox. XeoMAN. Daddy do-overs. The conversation around cosmetic surgery has been changing, as more men look to cosmetic surgery to help them achieve or maintain a refined, fit appearance—and the statistics back it up: according to the American Academy for Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, a society that includes many… Read More »

Say “Hello!” to Our New President, Dr. Alexander Sobel

Posted: January 12, 2018
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As we settle into the new year, there are a few exciting things happening with the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS)—one of which is the induction of our new President, Dr. Alexander Sobel! Dr. Sobel is taking over the position for Dr. Jacob Haiavy, who has faithfully served the… Read More »