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Why Do I Need to Stop Smoking for Plastic Surgery?

There are many reasons not to smoke. Everybody knows it is not good for you. Smoking can cause heart disease and cancer. It causes bad breath and makes your clothes smell. But if you are having cosmetic plastic surgery there are very specific reasons why you should not smoke either […]

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Diet, Weight Loss and Plastic Surgery

In his more than 24 years in private practice, board certified plastic surgeon Robert Rothfield, MD has answered many patient questions about the relationship between dieting, weight loss, and plastic surgery. In this blog from 2009, Dr. Rothfield provides his opinion on when weight loss should be accomplished to maximize […]

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Different BOTOX® Cosmetic Techniques for Men and Women

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), patients had 7.2 million anatomic sites treated with BOTOX® Cosmetic injections in 2017—making it the #1 minimally invasive cosmetic procedure of the year. Weston plastic surgeon Robert Rothfield, MD believes the two main reasons BOTOX® Cosmetic has retained its popularity over […]

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Is It a Good Idea to Combine Surgical Procedures?

Our plastic surgeon—Robert E. Rothfield, MD, FACS—shares his philosophy on combining multiple surgical procedures: I am not a fan of the “extreme makeover” approach to plastic surgery that has been popularized on television. In this process, multiple unrelated procedures are performed over many hours in a single day, which could […]

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Broken Breast Implants

There is an urban myth that breast implants need to be changed every ten years. Not true. In fact, breast implants are guaranteed by the manufacturers for life. As a general rule, if you have breast implants and have normal mammograms, your breasts are soft, and you are not having […]

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