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Weight Loss Resolutions: How Much Weight Loss is a Healthy, Realistic Goal?

With New Year’s resolutions at an all-time high following the holiday and the even more gluttonous holiday season, it’s easy to understand why many individuals want to get that “perfect body.” But how realistic is it to shed an incredible amount of pounds in a short amount of time? Not only is it not realistic, but it will cause the weight to come back more quickly and with stronger severity in the long run. According to Livestrong.com, losing 1 to 2 pounds per week is an ideal weight loss plan. For many who suffer from obesity, breaking that cycle can … Read More

Plastic Surgery and Emotional Health: The Importance of Maintaining Balance

  I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “less is more.” While this little quip usually applies to things like make-up and dessert, nothing could be more true when it comes to anti-aging procedures and plastic surgery. For some patients, cosmetic surgery is the golden answer to problems like wrinkles, sagging skin or stubborn excess fat. And although most of these issues can’t be solved just by eating healthy and exercising often (unfortunately), the number of people going under the knife multiple times for multiple issues has increased dramatically over the last few years. The importance of maintaining balance Rather than … Read More

Facial Botox Injections for Patients in Their 20s?

Today, both men and women are working to avoid aging, and they are starting the process at younger and younger ages. In fact, according to a CBS report, some as young as their early 20s are getting Botox to prevent potential wrinkles. photo by Eddie Codel Some doctors have reported that getting the fine lines treated early on will prevent the deeper wrinkles later. They also say that starting early will mean you won’t need the injections as often (the theory is that Botox prevents your facial muscles from folding your skin when you smile, thus preventing your from developing wrinkles … Read More

5 Common Myths About Plastic Surgery

Many misconceptions and questions surround the plastic surgery industry. Shows like “Nip/Tuck” and “The Swan” made a spectacle of the plastic surgery industry, leaving many people with negative and incorrect visions of plastic surgery. Realistically, plastic surgery is much like any other medical procedure, with trained doctors providing their services to willing customers. Here are 5 common myths about plastic surgery that many people believe to be true, even though they are often misconceptions. 1. Plastic surgery is all about vanity When most people hear the phrase plastic surgery, images of breast implants, Botox and facelifts may come to mind. … Read More

Wrinkle Relief: Botox May Treat Depression

Botox has long been thought of as a cure-all for cosmetic procedures, bringing new life to worn and wrinkled faces. But a recent study may prove that Botox is not only the preferred treatment method for cosmetic surgery, but for depression as well. The study is based on the theory that physical expressions of emotion can alter our experience of feelings. For example, if someone were to force a frown, their mood and outlook would be negatively impacted. Expressing an emotion physically has been shown to bring out feelings, with happiness coming from smiles and sadness stemming from frowns. This … Read More

Dr. Konstantin Vasyukevich

Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Konstantin is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon specializing in artful treatment of the aging face, eyelids, and neck. He performs more than 1,000 facial cosmetic procedures annually, making him one of the busiest facial plastic surgeons in Manhattan.

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Dr. Konstantin Vasyukevich is a board-certified facial plastic surgeon specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery for patients throughout New York City, Manhattan, and Brooklyn. His expertise includes facelifts, brow lifts, blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), rhinoplasty, and cosmetic injectables including BOTOX® Cosmetic and fillers.