Archive for April, 2012

Chin Implants: The Fastest Growing Cosmetic Surgery Procedure!

Every year the American Society of Plastic Surgeons releases statistics on cosmetic procedures and this year a very interesting phenomenon occurred.  Chin implants grew in popularity more than breast implants, liposuction and Botox combined!  The society reported a 71% increase in chin augmentation with the increases in all age groups.  This was great news to […]

Featured Rejuvenation # 10

  For a number of years I have been featuring outstanding patients on my web page as “Featured Rejuvenations”.  I am proud to feature Janice on whom I recently treated.  Her facelift improved her sagging neck skin and jowls while the cheek implants added youthful volume back to her face.  Her pictures and words are […]

Dr. Niamtu wins award in Las Vegas for Facial Rejuvenation

LAS VEGAS, Apr 16, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — THE Aesthetic Awards(TM) were presented live Saturday night at the Aria Resort and Casino as part of THE Aesthetic Show(TM), the leading multidisciplinary medical education meeting for aesthetic professionals. Hosted by Dr. Andrew Ordon, star of the Emmy-winning daytime talk show The Doctors, THE Aesthetic Awards(TM) […]

Dick Clark and The Perfect Storm

Today, the world is mourning the passing of music icon Dick Clark.  His passing is a reminder to baby boomers that we are in fact mortal and is sad for numerous reasons.  Dick Clark was truly a unique person.  I had the honor of meeting him about a decade ago and he was very down […]

Dear Dr. Joe what can I do about these wrinkles?

From time to time I get a question that I think would make good blog fodder as it both asks and answers a relevant question concerning cosmetic facial surgery.  Recently, I had a written question: Dr. Joe, I have had Thermage, Ultherapy, and Fraxel performed on my face and lower eyelid skin to improve sagging […]

My One Hundredth Blog!

Several years ago, the notion of surgeons (or anybody for that matter) hosting blogs came to forefront of social media.  The word “blog” is short for “web log” which is a collection of writings by a person.  This is somewhat of an online diary or compilation of musings that an audience may or may not […]

Why Do We Turn Away From People with Disabilities?

Last week, “The Greatest” Mohammed Ali threw out the first pitch of the season for the Miami Marlins.  This was a very noble act with one of the most recognized humans on the earth bestowing an honor for a great city and team.  The problem began when Ali was driven out to the mound on […]