Overrated Operations: Allure Magazine Article
Overrated Operations: 1) Vampire Facelift, 2) Laser Liposuction, 3) Stem Cell Facelift, 4) Sculptra or Artefill for Lips, 5) Silicone Cheek Implants, 6) Ulthera, 7) Fat Injections for the Breast, 8) Short-scar Brachioplasty, 9) Buttock Implants, 10) Zerona Fat-Melting Laser, 11) Foot Lifts. This well written article appeared in the January 2013 edition of Allure magazine. The writer Joan Kron said, "Take it from us, the most dangerous word in plastic surgery may be "new"... Have a hard look at the choices." http://www.allure.com/beauty-trends/2013/overrated-cosmetic-surgery-procedures#intro
Much of this article mirrors discussions I have had with patients seeking high-quality consistent results from widely hyped, poorly researched new procedures. My practice has adopted many, many new procedures once reliable scientific studies demonstrate safety and effectiveness. We love good technology that gives good results --- that helps you look good.