Dr. Michael A. Fiorillo, MD
Our top priorities are safety, honesty and patient satisfaction, which we can achieve through individualized care and the most advanced, minimally invasive procedures available.
Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
It is often assumed that women are the only ones that choose to go under the knife to improve their appearance. New reports demonstrate that men are becoming more interested in cosmetic procedures. This trend is in part responsible for the recent plastic surgery boom. Men are choosing to try a variety of different procedures. These are listed below, along with the increase in the number of men opting for them in 2010.
1. Facelift – 14% increase
2. Ear Surgery (Otoplasty) – 11% increase
3. Soft Tissue Fillers – 10% Increase
4. Botulinum Toxin Type A – 9% increase
5. Liposuction — 7% increase
6. Breast Reduction in Men – 6% increase
7. Eyelid Surgery – 4% increase
8. Dermabrasion – 4% increase
9. Laser Hair Removal – 4% increase
10. Laser Treatment of Leg Veins – 4% increase
It has been indicated that the main demographic responsible for this increase is male baby boomers. Many want to continue to compete in the job market against younger individuals. They also want to look as good as they feel on the inside.
If you’re a man contemplating plastic surgery and want to discuss procedures further, please contact us.
Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011
Plastic surgery is a world-wide trend that does not seem to be going anywhere. People all over the world investigate and go under the knife for millions of different personal reasons. Whether it is to look younger, feel better, or keep up with competition at work, men and women alike are flocking to plastic surgeons, asking them to correct their perceived flaws.
Below are the top trends found in plastic surgery for 2010, based on national databases and board certified plastic surgeons:
Although plastic surgery is a personal choice, millions of people all over the world are becoming more confident and self assured with cosmetic procedures. With new technology and advanced medical procedures, plastic surgery is becoming more widely accepted. If you’re ready to embrace it, make an appointment with us today.
Saturday, March 19th, 2011
Everyone ages, and no one really loves what it does to the surface of their skin. Celebrities experience this as well. Angelina Jolie may still be just as beautiful as she was ten years ago, but her skin does not look as taught and fresh-faced as it once did. As a result, Angelina is thinking of having many procedures done in the future to uphold her signature Hollywood beauty, according to reports.
Apparently the 36 year old movie star wants a full face and neck lift sometime in the near future. Movie stars that are younger tend to get the bigger roles, and sometimes aging actresses get left behind. Angelina is determined to keep her reigning title of Hollywood Beauty and enhance her natural beauty with plastic surgery.
As Jolie raises her large brood and has a job as a full-time actress, she wants to do something to feel better about her looks and self esteem. Cosmetic alterations have the power to transform lines and wrinkles into smooth and ageless skin. Corrections can be made, including smoothing out wrinkles and laugh lines that make women look older.
Acne scars or dark circles can also be corrected using plastic surgery and injectable fillers. Angelina Jolie is beginning to embrace the benefits of such treatments and procedures. She was once quoted saying that she did not want to indulge in plastic surgery. However, as she ages, her mind seems to have changed.
It doesn’t matter what field you work in – if maintaining a youthful look is important to you, we can help you determine which procedures that will accomplish this if you book a consultation.
Wednesday, March 16th, 2011
Many people rely on cosmetic procedures such as Botox to smooth away lines and wrinkles. There are new options constantly appearing on the market. Fortunately, with new research and techniques in our vast market of cosmetic surgery, Restylane-L and Perlane-L are two new injectable fillers that have recently been approved by the FDA. These fillers are considered to be the latest cosmetic fix for the new generation of people who rely on Botox and other cosmetic fillers. They are less painful, and it takes less time for local anaesthetics to work properly and to take effect.
Dr. Michael Fiorillo is a board-certified and world renowned plastic surgeon. He has earned a reputation with his clients for being professional and sensitive to his patient’s needs. Dr. Fiorillo has also earned him the distinction of a Titanium Level Injector for Medicis Aesthetics, which is the manufacturer for Restylane and Perlane. He has extensive experience with using fillers, in addition to performing many other cosmetic procedures. With these new injectable fillers, patients can take comfort in the fact that they can now smooth away lines and wrinkles with this less painful new filler.
As an advocate of Dysport over Botox, Dr. Fiorillo sees results faster and last longer with new and improved practices. Targeting the most problematic skin areas, Dysport is considered an improvement to Botox.
We understand that your skin requires infinite care and support, and Dr. Fiorillo and his staff can accommodate your desires and needs with cosmetic and plastic surgery. With up to date practices, modern technology and medicine, you can now get the smooth and wrinkle-free skin you have always wanted, without the pain!
Friday, March 11th, 2011
Business thrives on competition. In order to succeed, many executives are now focusing more on their outward appearance in addition to their inner knowledge. Young and fresh faces can sometimes become a threat to those who have been working hard for many years in their particular industry. A new trend is on the rise for executives and highly paid professionals to receive cosmetic surgery.
Most people want to look as good as they feel; so many high paid executives are now flocking towards cosmetic procedures to give them an extra boost in competitive fields. A fresh outlook physically gives men and women a boost in confidence, as they feel like they can look as good as their younger rivals.
Some cosmetic surgeons are surprised at the number of executives who are receiving outpatient procedures on their lunch hours! A few years back, many people would opt for plastic surgery and the recovery time would be lengthy. As procedures are becoming more and more advanced, plastic surgery outpatient recovery is conveniently speedy.
Even though there is still a recession in the United States, there has not been a real decline in plastic surgery use. Most likely, this is due to the fact that it is now more critical than ever for executives to compete against their younger competitors and thrive in an economic downturn. Quick outpatient procedures such as Botox and microdermabrasion are now readily available, and require little to no pain and recovery on the patient’s behalf. People are finding the benefits to looking their best through cosmetic surgery is both painless and worth the extra money to look better.
Although statistics show that women are still more likely to get a cosmetic procedure than men, there are an increasing number of male patients now opting for plastic surgery. Men are no longer embarrassed to admit they want to look the best they can. The most commonly requested procedures from men are rhinoplasty and liposuction.
New developments in the industry may also increase the types of procedures that men are opting for. As research and technology continues to develop, plastic surgery is becoming more and more advanced. Stem cell research has even made a breakthrough in cosmetic procedures, and may soon be able to replace Botox and fillers. Using one’s own stem cells as opposed to synthetic materials being injected into the body will become a preferred naturalistic approach to millions. New fat burning and freezing procedures that are non surgical are also being researched, eliminating surgery altogether. As the industry continues to blossom, so do the advantages of cosmetic applications and procedures. All of these mentioned procedures can be performed by Dr. Fiorillo.
Wednesday, March 9th, 2011
In 1991, there was an incident between a plastic surgeon, Dr. Guidotti Russo, and his patient in Spain. The patient claimed that a plastic surgery procedure was botched. Years later, this story still appears on Google and the doctor wants the articles removed because the incident reflects negatively on his name.
The complaint from the doctor has resulted in 80 requests from the Spanish regulator, asking Google to remove articles that contain personal information about individuals. Google has announced that it plans to challenge these requests, stating that authority is being overstepped by the Spanish agency.
Five complaints that are being contested by Google were heard in a Spanish court in January, including the complaint from Dr. Russo. The court is now considering allowing the European Court of Justice to clarify privacy law in Europe.
This legal battle between doctors and Google is a topic of interest since many believe that the Internet should not retain personal data and allow it to be accessed by anyone in the world. The reputation of Dr. Russo has been compromised based on an article that appeared almost 20 years ago. This has driven potential clients away even though the doctor was cleared of any criminal charges.
Privacy is important to patients receiving plastic and cosmetic surgeries. To ensure your personal information is protected and these types of matters do not occur, contact Dr. Fiorillo for a consultation. Safety and honesty play a large role in patient satisfaction, which is one of the main concerns for Dr. Fiorillo.
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011
Unfortunately, image driven obsessions often lead in a downward spiral of self doubt and poor body image. Brazilian beauty Sheila Hershey, who is married with children, is a prime example of undergoing plastic surgery for the wrong reasons. Sheila developed an infection from her surgery that required her to remove her large implants. After the downsize, Sheila could not accept the way her body naturally was, and became severely depressed that she could not hold a world title of World’s Largest Fake Breasts. After a second suicide attempt due to severe depression, Hershey is now in a coma.
It is important to discuss all medical health questions and concerns before plastic surgery. Normally any variation of surgery has results that are usually permanent, and require a great deal of thought and research. Fortunately, plastic surgeons are well equipped with knowledge, experience and information that is available to the patient. Aesthetic surgeries are normally openly discussed and well planned with before and after care. Sheila Hershey’s surgery was refused under US regulations that her implants would be too large. Instead, Hershey underwent this major surgery in her hometown of Brazil.
Sheila Hershey suffers from depression and an extremely low self esteem. She was already involved in therapy when she took a lethal dose of prescription drugs for the second time. Therefore, Hershey’s suicidal behavior is not a direct result of her plastic surgery. Unfortunately, Hersey does not have the coping skills to deal with her disease, and requires a great deal of help from a professional.
It is not in a client’s best interest to undergo any form of physical alteration if he or she is not mentally prepared for its repercussions. For example, Hershey believed she could not be an exceptional role model to her daughter without her large breast implants. Clearly there is an underlying issue that Hershey has that has nothing to do with plastic surgery. She suffers from a body image obsession that is delusional and unhealthy.
Alteration of one’s body by plastic surgery requires the patient to be of sound mind to successfully benefit from the surgery. It is wise to speak with your doctor and family about the reasons that you want to have plastic surgery in the first place.
Speak to your surgeon about the before and after effects of your specific alteration, and what the dangers and risks are that you will be susceptible to. We’re happy to bring you in for a consultation to discuss any questions or concerns you may have while determining if you’re ready for plastic surgery.