Mainstream media has filled us with ideas about what is at fault for our bodies’ natural aging processes. What is commonplace? What is abnormal? While there is never a need to feel shame for your natural appearance, if you do highly prioritize your appearance, it’s worth understanding what affects your physical attributes and what does not. If you’ve been chugging ten water bottles a day to ensure a youthful appearance, trusting creams solely based on their hefty price tags, and cursing your parents for passing down their early-aging genes, New York facial plastic surgeon Dr. K has a message for … Read More
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
Konstantin Vasyukevich, an assistant clinical professor in the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Monte@ore Medical Center and a cosmetic surgeon in Manhattan, added that for students considering getting a dual degree, now could be a good time to do so.