Shafer Plastic Surgery Blog

Sheet masks are everywhere, but are they worth the hype?

With cold weather and holiday-party makeup wreaking havoc on complexions, revelers might find themselves reaching for sheet masks to soothe their skin and provide a bit of relaxation. The face-shaped, serum-soaked sheets – which typically come one to a pouch and promise hydration, exfoliation or detoxification, among other benefits – have exploded in popularity, linked […]

A Plastic Surgeon Weighs In on How Carrie Underwood Recovered Flawlessly After Horrific Fall

  After suffering severe facial injuries from falling in 2018, Carrie Underwood warned fans that she wouldn’t look “quite the same.” However, the singer looks absolutely flawless these days. Life & Style exclusively spoke with a plastic surgery expert about how she could possibly achieve such a beautiful result after scarring. “There are many ways […]

Celebrate National Botox Cosmetic Day on November 20!

In honor of the iconic injectable, Allergan has announced that November 20 will mark the first-ever National Botox Cosmetic Day. Botox Cosmetic is the first and only neurotoxin FDA-approved to temporarily treat three areas in adults: moderate to severe forehead lines, crow’s feet lines and glabellar lines. “Botox Cosmetic has revolutionized the beauty industry. Not only is it the […]

Dr. Shafer of Shafer Plastic Surgery and Laser Center Announces the Acquisition of the Vbeam® Prima Laser System

Dr. David Shafer of Shafer Plastic Surgery and Laser Center in midtown Manhattan, announces the acquisition of the Vbeam® Prima™ Laser System by Candela, an advanced 595 nm pulsed dye laser (PDL). With the addition of a 1064 nm wavelength and a number of other new features, the Vbeam Prima device will effectively treat a […]

How to Add a Little Sizzle to Your Marketing Strategies

If you’re reading this article you’re likely a plastic surgeon. But do you also think of yourself as an entrepreneur? Because the truth is, every plastic surgeon in private practice has to be a self-starter to achieve visibility – and credibility – in order to win over patients. I’ve worked with plastic surgeons for more […]

I Tried a Hydrafacial and My Skin Has Never Looked As Glowy and Clear

The pore-cleaning, hydrating procedure will reset your skin, stat. After a weekend of caked-up party makeup, very little sleep, and cranking the heat on the moisture-sucking radiator in my apartment, my skin was in SOS mode. That’s why I walked into Shafer Plastic Surgery and Laser Center for the equivalent of an espresso shot for […]

Why Stretch Mark Removal Surgery Really Isn’t a Thing

For many women, stretch marks are part of life, whether they appear during puberty, pregnancy, or on a weight-loss journey. So it’s no wonder there are so many women out there searching for ways to get rid of them. But is the idea of going under the knife to nix stretch marks really an option? […]

Take the New York “Tour of Beauty”

We all need a little help to look good, and now, with all the advancements in the beauty industry, it really is easier-than-ever to go full-out gorgeous. Better than that, why not take advantage of the latest-and-greatest beauty treatments, to take at least 20 years off of your face? I recently visited some of New […]

Insecure dudes are turning to penis fillers — to mixed results

They’ve got their eyes on the size. Guys are swarming plastic surgeons to have their genitals pumped up, doctors and patients tell The Post. “It’s very, very popular,” says Dr. Norman Rowe, a board certified plastic surgeon and owner of Rowe Plastic Surgery on Park Avenue on the Upper East Side, who charges anywhere from […]

‘RICH GIRL FACE’ Schoolgirls Desperate for a Face Like Ivanka Trump are Increasingly Seeking Botox and Lip Fillers, Doctor Warns

Harley Street doctor Dirk Kremer says while it is illegal for under-18s to be tattooed or use sun beds, there are no such rules when it comes to the cosmetic procedures. He blames social media for kids wanting plump lips, chiselled jaws and raised eyebrows to look like billionaire influencer Kylie Jenner or US President’s daughter Ivanka. And […]

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