Bell’s Palsy is a rare condition that affects 40,000 Americans each year. It causes a temporary weakness or paralysis of the muscles in a person’s face. When a person is affected by the condition, it can affect one of both
Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure that corrects drooping eyelids by removing extra skin, muscle, and fat. Your eyelids extend as you grow older, and the muscles that hold them back weaken. As a consequence, extra fat may accumulate above and
People cry for a variety of reasons. There are times when one becomes so overwhelmed by the stresses they face that the tears start flowing. Other times, they may be so moved by a loving gesture that they can’t control
It is well-documented within academia that patients suffering from droopy eyelids — either ptosis (the upper lid) or ectropion (the lower lid) — often also manifest (sometimes extreme) cases of depression, anxiety, and body dysmorphia. For doctors like Myron Tanenbaum, who performs
If one thing is true about cosmetic surgery, with hundreds of thousands of procedures occurring every year in the United States, is that there are bound to be some dissatisfied customers. No matter the routineness of the surgery, the amount
There is perhaps no more taboo subject in all of society than a person’s age. It is uncouth to ask a woman her age, or to speculate how old a person is, while remarking that an adult still looks like
When it comes to personal beauty, the mantra of the professional cosmetic companies has largely been the same: “You’re worth it.” You’re worth the extravagance; you’re worth the expense; you’re worth the consultation, the makeover, the morning and evening routine.
The popularity of cosmetic surgery has seen record highs since the 1960s when silicone was first introduced as a tool to improve skin blemishes and would go on to become an essential part of breast augmentation surgeries not long afterward.
For a plastic surgeon who has been in the business for as long as Myron Tannenbaum, there are no surprises anymore. Each day a patient may walk in and declare that they have been living with a particular bodily feature
One of the scariest experiences a person can have is getting tested by a doctor and hearing the diagnosis return as “cancer.” Yet scarier is the rate of metastisization and the effect the cancer cells can have on the affected