All of us who want to maintain a vibrant and youthful appearance know that we have to take great care of our skin and maintain a healthy lifestyle. There are some cardinal rules we all know to follow to look our best – staying hydrated, eating healthy, wearing sunscreen, using quality skin care products, and taking advantage of preventative cosmetic treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers, to name a few. However, as a facial plastic surgeon, I inform my NYC patients there is another significant factor that can make a world of a difference in reducing or even … Read More
Facial masks have become the new essential accessory in our everyday lives, whether going to the grocery store, taking public transportation or even working out. To protect others from germs and slow the spread of COVID-19, masks play a vital role in the fight to keep us safe and healthy. However, while healthcare workers must adhere to wearing medical-grade surgical and N-95 masks, when off-duty, just as the general population they are thankfully given the option to use less restrictive and even fashionable facial coverings such as cloth face masks. In a New York Magazine article, “The Fabric Face Masks Doctors, Dentists, and other Health-Care … Read More
“The biggest trend over the past decade within the area of facial plastic surgery is the continuous shift toward a desired natural appearance after surgical rejuvenation. Many of the most popular cosmetic facial procedures are now minimally invasive. Patients are gravitating toward these types of treatments, which improve the appearance of the face and skin, making them look younger but not different.” —New York facial plastic surgeon Konstantin Vasyukevich, MD
Here at Dr. Konstantin’s facial rejuvenation practice we are fully committed to our patients’ safety. We observe strict cleaning protocols and require everyone to wear masks and use hand sanitizer. I addition, our treatment rooms are disinfected between patients with intense UV light and sterilizing air filters are used throughout the office to ensure safe air quality. We are also fully committed to providing our patients with the best possible results of their facial rejuvenation procedures. Whether you are looking for a facelift here in NYC, or just want to get rid of a few wrinkles with Botox, we will … Read More
Regular use of appropriate skin care is one of the most important aspects of cosmetic medicine. Choosing the product that is just right for your skin should always begin with understanding of the ingredient list. Most consumers are well familiar with common ingredients of skin rejuvenation preparations such as retinoids, vitamin C, peptides and hyaluronic acid. However, there seem to be some “mystery” ingredients that are listed on the labels of virtually every cosmetic product, yet very few people seem to know what these are. In this article Dr. Konstantin demystifies one of such ingredients – carbomers.