The overwhelming majority of eyelid surgery patients in my New York practice are exceedingly thoughtful about whether to undergo surgery in the first place. If you have made the decision to have eyelid surgery, whether traditional or endoscopic, the way you care for yourself both before and after the procedure will play a major role in the quality and length of your recuperation. While I will use my precision and expertise to deliver the best results possible, it’s up to each patient to follow our recommendations at home to maximize their experience and shorten the healing time. Before Surgery One very … Read More
The introduction of the endoscope revolutionized surgical medicine, and doctors rely on this device for a wide variety of procedures. In my facial plastic surgery practice in NYC, I use an endoscope for some of my most popular facial rejuvenation procedures. The endoscope is a thin probe that is attached to a wireless camera and helps surgeons in all specialties better visualize the areas they’re treating. When used in cosmetic facial procedures, the endoscope magnifies images on a screen and allows the surgeon to have a magnified, real-time view of the distant face and neck structures. Digital optics enhance the … Read More
Doctor Konstantin attended Bella Magazine’s sixth annual Hamptons White party. Hosted by actress Lori Laughlin at the Southampton Social Club, the lavish event was a who’s who of industry leaders, influencers, and the biggest names in entertainment, fashion, beauty, health and wellness, and arts and culture.
Wrinkles are a notable outcome of the facial aging process, but they’re merely one part of how our facial contours change over time. In fact, many people find loss of facial volume just as distressing as wrinkles, if not more so. While I can remedy sunken cheeks, hollow temples, tear troughs, and other gaunt facial areas through surgical intervention, some patients ask about alternatives to facial plastic surgery at my NYC office. Some of my favorite non-surgical options to treat facial aging center around the emergence of dermal fillers. Dermal fillers are a versatile group of injectable treatments that address multiple types … Read More
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