A glass of wine with dinner or a cocktail out on the town—alcohol is a common element when we spend time with family and friends. But drinking to calm your nerves before surgery or to take the edge off afterward? Not a good idea—which is why I tell my facial plastic surgery patients in NYC that it’s better to wait. To understand why abstaining from alcohol both before and after surgery is important, it’s vital to understand how it affects the body. Alcohol and Medication The most widely understood reason why drinking after surgery is inadvisable is that alcohol interacts … Read More
Dr. Konstantin was asked by Life&Style Magazine for his expert opinion on Vanessa Trump’s face transformation. Read the article bellow to find out the secret of Vanessa’s beauty.
We are very exited to present a new exhibition featuring the work of Ukranian born American artist Yelena Lezhen. Her preferred media is oil, acrylic and ink on canvas and paper. The artistic explorations by Yelena Lezhen immediately capture one’s attention due to her extraordinary gift for self-expression through synthesis. For the artist ─ Ukrainian by origin, American by adoption ─ the key moment in pictorial representation, aside from artistic details or virtuosity, is the special importance conferred to symbols. Opening reception will take place on Thursday May 24th from 6:00PM to 9:00 PM. All are welcome. Please RSVP to … Read More
“Board certified.” It’s a credential you’ve likely encountered on your search for a facial plastic surgeon here in Manhattan. But what does it actually mean—and is it worth it to seek out a board-certified facial plastic surgeon? If your personal safety and attractive results are your priorities, I believe it is. Certification by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS) is a completely voluntary process that requires a candidate to successfully complete challenging exams related to the specialty of facial plastic surgery. When a doctor is board-certified in his or her field, it’s considered a benchmark of excellence … Read More
The loss of skin elasticity is one symptom of aging that many of us are all too familiar with. As we grow older, our bodies produce fewer of the ingredients that keep skin resilient and tight, resulting in sagging. Natural chemical changes in the skin, coupled with the effects of gravity, often make wrinkles and drooping skin much more noticeable. These symptoms can affect the entire face, including the upper and lower eyelids. Somewhat counterintuitively, the age-related displacement of fat and other tissue can actually make the eyelids appear swollen. When the eyes look aged, the entire face follows suit. Blepharoplasty, … Read More