Recovering After Plastic Surgery

James J. Romano, MD The best recovery after plastic surgery begins with careful preparation. This involves all of the things we teach you and provide as covered in the previous section. Taken together these best decisions and best measures, prepared mutually, lead to the best outcomes. Recovery from plastic surgery may be considered in categories and in… Read more »

Perlane and Restylane

James J. Romano, MD Perlane is a very pure and stabilized form of hyaluronic acid. It is a clear, transparent, viscous gel-like material that has been used as an implant for over 20 years. It is completely organic and not made from any animal products. Hyaluronic acid is a constituent of all connective tissues in… Read more »

Periorbital Rejuvenation: A Systematic Approach

James J. Romano, MD More people are taking advantage of improving the look around their eyes—not only with makeup, skin treatments, or products, but with surgery as well. During the past few years, the fields of cosmetic surgery and professional skincare have experienced an explosion of new techniques and procedures that significantly contribute to rejuvenating… Read more »

Nipple Surgery

James J. Romano, MD TREATMENT OF INVERTED NIPPPLES, ENLARGED NIPPLES, SMALL NIPPLES, AND LARGE PUFFY AREOLAE. The above are all situations that I so often find that many women have endured and lived with for years simply because they were not aware of just how common these conditions are and how easily they are remedied…. Read more »

Mammography

James J. Romano, MD There are an increasing number of women seeking mammography for various reasons. Here are some useful suggestions to keep in mind for your next mammogram: Research the facility where you are going to have your mammogram performed and the doctors who will read your mammograms. Radiologists reading mammograms should have special… Read more »

Liposuction and Breast Enlargement

James J. Romano, MD Liposuction is by far the single-most-performed and -requested cosmetic surgical operation in the United States today. Its popularity is fueled by the fact that in most trained hands it is relatively safe, results provide immediate gratification for the client, and there is often only mild discomfort with a rapid recovery. Many… Read more »

Lip Enhancement

James J. Romano, MD INTRODUCTION An individual’s smile, anatomy, and look of the lips are often referred to as the “locus of our identity.” This is an enormously personal and individual indicator of our identity, personality, and sexuality. Even small and subtle interventions can have a tremendous impact on our body image and perception. For… Read more »

Latisse

Eyelash Enhancer I have offered eyelash and eyebrow enhancing products in my office for as long as they have been available and they are extremely popular, safe and effective. Patients love the results. I now offer LATISSE™ in my office and have been extremely happy with the results. Each human eyelash lives an average of… Read more »

Hyperpigmentation Correction

James J. Romano, MD Many people notice some color changes in the face. These changes range from a mild increase in freckling to severe dark blotches, with a wide range in between these two extremes. Some changes may present as a darkening of normal moles and blotches, an increase in the number and color of… Read more »

Gynecomastia

James J. Romano, MD Gynecomastia is usually strictly defined as the visible or palpable development of breast tissue in men. The term comes from the Greek words gyne meaning “woman” and mastos meaning “breast.” In practical terms, this means abnormally large breasts on men. This is often related to the occurrence of excess fat or,… Read more »