535 Fifth Avenue 33rd floor, New York, NY 10017
212 888 7770

Archive for June, 2014

Brilliant Distinctions Rewards

A more youthful, radiant you just became more affordable thanks to Brilliant Distinctions. Dr. Shafer is one of the few cosmetic surgeons in New York City offering this exclusive customer-loyalty program. Continue Reading

2 Reasons Your Surgeon May Decide You’re Not Ready for a Facelift Procedure

There are many traits to look for in a cosmetic surgeon. You should make sure he or she is board certified, has a good reputation and possesses enough experience in the field to put your mind at ease. However, the most important trait of your surgeon is honesty. No one likes being told “no,” but […]

A Patient’s Guide to Liposuction Procedures

A household name, liposuction is known by many as a way to reduce the amount of fat on a person’s body. Despite its popularity, those who are considering the procedure should have an informed understanding of liposuction—how it works and what it can accomplish. Conceptually, the procedure is very straightforward; fat cells are “sucked” out […]

Understanding Eyelid Surgery aka Blepharoplasty

Patients who have unwanted amounts of skin sagging over their upper eyelids, or wrinkles and bags under their eyes, often seek cosmetic surgery to improve their image. Many want to find a way to fix the problems making them look older and perpetually tired. Sometimes, the best approach is directly treating the skin around the […]

Reversing the Signs of Aging Through Eyelid Surgery and Brow Lifts

A number of factors contribute to signs of aging and wrinkling. Gravity, sun exposure, stress and genetics all play a role in how the face changes over the course of a lifetime. While there are some who consider aging to be a sign of beauty, many people are unsatisfied or even disappointed with the condition […]

Liposuction and Fat Transfer: What to Expect From Your Surgery

As people age, fat cells begin to lose their firmness, causing skin to unattractively sag in the face, buttocks and thighs. It is ironic, in many ways, that fat—which many have sought to remove through diet, exercise and surgery—may be the key to attaining a beautiful and youthful image. By the time people reach their […]

Top 3 Benefits of the All-New Elizabeth Arden RX Sunscreen

Elizabeth Arden skincare products have long been a favorite in stores. Now, The Wall Street Journal reports that the company is expanding into the professional skincare market with a new premium line of products called Elizabeth Arden RX. These products are only available in physicians’ offices and represent a new standard in the industry. The […]

Is Liposuction or Fat Transfer Right for You?

Being comfortable in one’s own body is an important part of living a happy and healthy lifestyle. Everyone wants to look his or her best, which is why fad diets and exercise programs are so popular. For many, however, these approaches just can’t achieve the look they desire, so they turn to cosmetic surgery. When […]

2 Rules to Follow for a Successful Liposuction Procedure

Liposuction is a permanent fixture in the news, and it’s the most talked-about procedure in the country for one simple reason: Everyone can sympathize with the desire for the treatment. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that 69 percent of Americans are overweight, and that number is still growing. It’s easy to look […]

Will It Prevent Wrinkles, and Other Botox-Cosmetic Questions

The cosmetic surgery industry is split into two categories: surgical procedures and minimally invasive treatments. The first category covers everything from liposuction and breast implants to facelifts and fat transfers. The second category includes injectables and other skin-related treatments. In the second category, Botox cosmetic is king. It accounts for approximately half of all minimally […]

Schedule a consultation

I agree to the Terms of Use

Our Location

535 Fifth Avenue 33rd floor, New York, NY 10017