It is no secret that new technological advancements increase demand and awareness in the vast field of cosmetic surgery. New technology delivers less invasive procedures and more affordable ones, which help make plastic surgery more accessible to the general public and not just social elites and celebrities. Along with advancements in technology, social media is the driving force for influence and information. The idea of being image conscious is not new, but it has changed drastically with the presence of social media. With social media, as a society, we are in spotlight more than ever before. Those engaging …
How to Get the Most Out of Your CoolSculpting Treatment
by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Sept. 9, 2016, 5:02 p.m.
Reduce Fat With CoolSculpting CoolSculpting is a non-invasive treatment used to reduce fat by using a cooling technology to target the fat cells and reduce the fat layer. CoolSculpting can produce incredible results. Here are a few things you should keep in mind: Maintain a healthy lifestyle. While CoolSculpting tones and defines the body, it’s important to maintain a healthy lifestyle to guarantee long-lasting results. Most people decide to get CoolSculpting treatment after first trying to lose weight through dieting and exercise, which should continue post treatment. The second time may be the charm. One treatment results …
5 Questions to Ask Your Rhinoplasty Surgeon
by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Aug. 14, 2016, 5:11 p.m.
1 How many rhinoplasties do you do per week, per month, per year and how many total have you do in your career? the answer to these is very important because experience matters and it's your nose- it's your face it's better to be done correctly and properly and if something is inexpensive but doesn't work or creates problems it's infinitely expensive as there are NO shortcuts to quality.2.How much experience do you have with my type of nose specifically (enter your country of origin here) Dr. Kassir has operated on patients from 105 different countries and is an expert …
How to Choose a Rhinoplasty Surgeon in NYC
by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | July 28, 2016, 7:17 a.m.
If you’re looking to change the shape, size, or general appearance of your nose, one thing is for sure—you will need a skilled rhinoplasty surgeon. This can be a tall task in New York City. There are thousands of plastic surgeons, so how do you choose the right one for you? Follow these three tips to find the rhinoplasty surgeon that best fits your needs. 1. Research the surgeon’s certifications To make sure your rhinoplasty surgeon is highly qualified, do some research with the plastic surgery certification agencies. The American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Academy of Facial …
With so many beauty products around us, it’s important to know where to start and when to start using certain skin care products. When it comes to skin, many tend to focus on the face. But what about your eyes? Your neck? And lets not forget your hands- which are often a telltale sign of a person’s age. Check your products and make sure you are taking care of your skin overall, and not just your face. 1.For starters, commit to using sunscreen on a daily basis. Dr. Kassir recommends broad spectrum, physical sunscreen which contains titanium …
New Nose in 15 Minutes, Without Surgery or Downtime
by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | July 22, 2016, 2:05 p.m.
What is Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty? Non-surgical rhinoplasty, or a non-surgical nose job, is a non-invasive alternative to surgical rhinoplasty. For people who decide they don’t want to go through surgical rhinoplasty (whether it’s because of price or downtime), and wish to improve the appearance of their nose, temporary fillers are used to perform non-surgical rhinoplasty. The Non-Surgical Nose Job or the “15 Minute Nose Jobs” is performed using dermal fillers such as Restylane®, Perlane®, Radiesse® or Juvederm. Temporary fillers are strategically placed to help camouflage bumps, create a better bridge in a flat, narrow, or scooped nose, refine the tip, …
Sculpt and Slim Your Body Without Surgery
by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | June 16, 2016, 7:24 a.m.
Got love handles? Got muffin top? Can't get rid of that stubborn belly fat? Uplift, Refresh, & Sculpt Your Way Slim! Fighting the aging process can seem like an uphill battle. Now there are new heavy hitters in the aging battle: Ultherapy® and CoolSculpting®. No needles, no surgery, and no downtime are involved! Show off the body you've always dreamed of with CoolSculpting®, a non-invasive technology for reducing the fat layer and thickness. It utilizes a cooling technology that reduces unwanted fat in stubborn areas. Reveal a younger, healthier, and more refreshed appearance withUltherapy®, the only non-surgical way to …
Different Approach to African American Rhinoplasty
by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | May 18, 2016, 5:46 p.m.
What is different about African American noses and what has to be taken into consideration when performing rhinoplasty Dr. Kassir takes your ethnic background into consideration when performing rhinoplasty. He performs ethnic, custom rhinoplasty. Patients of Hispanic backgrounds tend to have thicker skin and flatter noses, which makes refining the nasal tip more challenging. Requests include: lifting the bridge, narrowing the nostrils, and enhancing the profile.
Many patients are seeking to improve overall facial harmony and ask if multiple procedures can be performed at the same time. One of the most popular comination procedures is rhinoplasty and chin augmentation. A rhinoplasty and chin augmentation can improve facial harmony and balance. We have found that most of our patients have a mentoplasty in combination with other facial procedures. Dr. Kassir will use the most appropriate implant and technique to fit the contour and projection necessary to achieve your desired look. When it comes to recovery, you wear a splint for about a week and return to daily activities …
The number of male patients seeking cosmetic procedures has been increasing at our office. The procedures men are looking for are mostly non-invasice. Non invasive procedures have become popular because they require little to no downtime and patients can come in during their lunch break for the treatment. Men are seeking botox and/or dysport for a quick fix against wrinkles. If you missed Dr. Kassir on CBS, click on the link below to watch http://parkavesurgeon.com/press/television/dr-kassir-discusses-latest-trend-cbs-men-and-botox/
Dr. Kassir Featured Cover of Art Bodega!
by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | May 1, 2016, 5:42 p.m.
Triple board certified, Dr. Ramtin Kassir made the cover of Art Bodega once again! Inside this issue of Art Bodega, luxury magazine, an article entitled "The Future of Beauty" quotes Dr. Kassir and explains his approach to plastic surgery and technology! The doctor to celebrities and royals who travel from around the world to see him, operates from his Park Avenue office. His persona comes across as a deep thinking, no nonsense practitioner who cares enormously about his patients. Although he may perform many surgeries during the day, his approach is unique in his consuming study of the technologicaladvancements that are happening so quickly. From the K-lift to ethnic rhinoplasty, his brand has …
Top 5 Minimally Invasive Procedures
by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | April 25, 2016, 4:49 p.m.
We live, in a fast paced environment, and this year, more patients are seeking minimally invasive procedures. One of the reasons why minimally invasive procedures are so popular at Dr. Kassir's office is because they require very little to no donw time. Here are our top 5: Wrinkle erasers such as Dysport dermal fillers to restore and enhance volume chemical peels to restore and maintain youthful skin laser resurfacing to get rid of deep acne scars and discoloration coolsculpting and radio frequency skin tightening for body contouring Stay tuned for top 5 invasive procedures!
What is Different About Hispanic Rhinoplasty?
by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | April 11, 2016, 5:50 p.m.
What is different about Hispanic noses and what has to be taken into consideration when performing rhinoplasty? Dr. Kassir takes your ethnic background into consideration when performing rhinoplasty. He performs ethnic, custom rhinoplasty. Patients of Hispanic backgrounds tend to have thicker skin, droopy tips and stronger cartilages as you can see in this photo. This was taken 3 weeks after rhinoplasty and she is of Mexican background!
Who is Best Qualified to Perform Your Surgery?
by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | April 5, 2016, 5:55 p.m.
When selecting the right surgeon, it is important to do your research. It is important to ask how many rhinoplasty surgeries your potential surgeon performs in a year, and his years of experience.In 2️015 Dr. Kassir performed 5️02 septo rhinoplasty surgeries!The national average for rhinoplasty surgeons is less than 100.➡️ We advise that you curtail your questions specific to your needs and goals.
Most Popular Plastic Surgery Procedures Among Celebrities
by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | March 17, 2016, 11:16 a.m.
1. Breast Augmentation Breast Augmentation is the most popular cosmetic procedure performed in the United States. Silicone or saline breast implants can recontour breasts, add volume and provide a more youthful appearance. Breast augmentation is also performed to reduce breast size, balance the size of breasts, and for reconstructive purposes after surgical procedures like Mastectomy. Nicole Kidman, Christina Aguilera and Paris Hilton are some celebrities who had breast augmentation. 2. Botox Injections It is no surprise that botox tops the list as one of the most popular cosmetic procedures, not just among women, but men as well. Botox helps smooth out …
Did Uma Thurman Get Plastic Surgery?
by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Feb. 12, 2015, 2:31 p.m.
Check out what Dr. Kassir has to say about Uma Thurman's possible plastic surgery in NY Daily News! http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/uma-thurman-sports-new-article-1.2109433
Why Does Renee Zellweger Look Different?
by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Oct. 22, 2014, 12:26 p.m.
Renee Zellweger is well known for changing her appearance for movie roles, but the 45 year old actress looked completely unrecognizable at ELLE's 21st annual Women In Hollywood Awards. After examining some old photos and comparing them to the way she looks today, “her forehead appears smooth and wrinkle-free, the distance between her brow and eyes is altered and her cheeks and jawline look different,” she triple board certified, facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Ramtin Kassir. Renee Zellweger’s forehead points to either Botox or Dysport injections, and the difference in her cheekbones and jawline point to dermal fillers. The most drastic …
Did you know that there is a non-invasive, non-surgical alternative to a facelift, necklift, and under-chin lift in New York City? Ultherapy is the ONLY procedure FDA-Cleared for a Non-invasive Neck, Brow and Under-Chin Lift! Are you looking for overall facial rejuvenation that doesn’t involve plastic surgery? New York City’s top plastic surgeon, Dr. Kassir has the latest option available- an UPLIFT, not a FACELIFT! It’s been featured on national television shows such as Rachael Ray, The View and The Doctors. It’s been touted by big-name beauty editors from Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Shape and more. …
“Dr. Kassir is truly an expert in ethnic rhinoplasty,” says our patient. Meet our patient, who is 23 years old and of Vietnamese background. Vietnam is a multi-ethnic country comprised of many different ethnic groups. “I was always unhappy with the way my nose looked. I did not have a bridge, and my nostrils were too wide. I avoided taking pictures, especially turning sideways because I hated my profile so much. As I started to actively engage in Social Media— Facebook and Instagram, I noticed my nose from different angles and began to hate my profile even more. I was …
Happy National Nurses Week to all nurses on behalf of Team Kassir. We are deeply grateful to all the incredible nurses that are a part of our team. National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. From providing extraordinary care for our patients, to embracing new technologies and assisting in the operating room, our nurses help lead our practice forward. We are honored to have such amazing nurses on our team!
It is no secret that Google Glass will be available to the general public on Tuesday, April 15th. As consumers are signing up for reminders and anxiously waiting to purchase the latest technology Google is offering, the device is already being examined by New York City's top plastic surgeon, Dr. Ramtin Kassir. The futuristic Internet-connected glasses are incorporated into Manhattan’s top-notch practice, and the feedback from patients is positive. They are composed of electronics such as a computer processor and a camera and are suitable for all weather conditions. Visionary cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Ramtin Kassir says that …