plastic surgery

You probably already know that plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures can change how you look, but what else can they change? According to some researchers, additional benefits of plastic surgery and cosmetic treatments include job promotions, attracting potential new partners, gaining friends, and even increasing the change of being elected…

Plastic surgery can be confusing. There are many different names of procedures, and terms can be used interchangeably. And don’t all dermal fillers do the same thing, anyway? It turns out that because the terminology is so loose, many people do not understand the difference between procedures. Dr. Jack Peterson…

Cosmetic surgeon. Plastic surgeon. Two things that mean the same thing, right? The two terms are often used interchangeably, and while most Americans would likely say, yes, they are the same, they actually are not the same thing at all. In fact, they are pretty different. Dr. Jack Peterson is…

Snapping selfies may be negatively affecting self-esteem, because while smartphone cameras are relatively advanced, the images they produce distort how you look, according to researchers at Rutgers University. The researchers are concerned that this distortion may be causing people to see flaws that are not there.   Scientists from Rutgers…

When most people think about plastic surgery, they think about procedures such as lip injections, Botox, breast implants and other aesthetic or anti-aging procedures. They likely do not think about plastic surgery being used to restore form and function to the damaged skin and tissue of individuals who have suffered…

Women in the U.K. are skipping plastic surgery and opting for social media filters instead, according to research from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. In its annual statistics, the organization reported that there were 28,315 cosmetic surgical procedures in 2017, an almost 8 percent decrease compared to 2016.…

What is plastic surgery? Depending on who you are talking to, the term plastic surgery can mean a lot of different things. Many people consider plastic surgery just unnecessary procedures to make someone look better. Technically, “plastic surgery” covers two kinds of sub-specialties: cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. Dr. Peterson performs…

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) predicts that labiaplasty, a new type of Botox, a new nonsurgical breast-lift procedure and new ways to use dermal fillers will be the hottest procedures in plastic surgery for 2018.   Labiaplasty has grown in popularity in the last few years, with…

After experiencing pregnancy, gestational diabetes and the loss of her baby at nine months pregnant, Linn Rowell of North Philadelphia decided to change her look and hoped to change her life with a Brazilian butt-lift. Rowell’s story was recently featured on NBC 10 Philadelphia. Rowell researched cosmetic surgeons and finally…

There are many myths when it comes to plastic surgery, and most of them stem from misinformation posted on the Internet. Before heading to Dr. Google to get information about the procedure you want, you should research the procedure and providers like Dr. Peterson through legitimate medical sources.   Five…