Reversing the signs of facial aging

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Sept. 21, 2016, 5:52 p.m.

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The aging process has an impact on our skin, muscle and fat throughout our face. This week, we are showing you a before and after photo of a patient who had a facelift, upper and lower eyelid surgery, fat transfer & an endoscopic eyebrow lift to reverse the signs of aging. ➡️Facelift Surgery is designed to reverse the visible signs of facial aging, including the formation of jowls, which obscure the jaw line, the occurrence of a double chin and the appearance of vertical bands of the skin and muscle in the front of the neck. ➡️ Upper and lower …

Fall Time is Refresh Your Skin Time!

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Sept. 10, 2016, 4:21 p.m.

Summers on the East Coast can be long and exposure to constant sunshine takes a toll on your skin. Maybe you traveled and forgot to pack your sunscreen and came back with sunspots which you did not sign up for. We know that vacation is over, and now is the time to prepare for the holiday season. As every September rolls  around, your schedules fill up, and right before you know it, it’s time for holiday parties. No need to stress, we got you covered even with your busiest schedules! Laser skin resurfacing is the answer to you skin problems! …

3 Ways to Healthy Skin

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Aug. 20, 2016, 10:07 a.m.

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Healthy skin, we all want it! Start with 3 basic products as your guide to healthy skin. Follow these 3 steps : Keep your skin clean. It’s important to wash your face twice per day in order to get rid of oil, dirt, and dead skin cells. We recommend a gentle cleanser based on your skin type, K-Cleanse or K-Clear. Moisturize your skin to prevent dryness and keep it glowing, we recommend that you get a moisturizer based on your skin type. Use sunscreen to prevent sun damage and premature aging, such as K-Defense sunscreen, SPF 30. Don’t forget to …

Latest Treatment for Acne Scars!

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Aug. 16, 2016, 4:46 p.m.

Acne scars are a common problem among teenagers and adults. Patients otfen tell us that they have tried everything from creams to lasers, and saw very little to no improvements. Dr. Kassir combines his knowledge with technology, and we offer customized treatments for acne scars and acne marks. It is first important to know the difference between active acne and acne scars. Active acne first needs to be treated before you consider treatment for acne scars. Depending on their depth, acne marks can be treated with IPL lasers, microdermabrasion, fractional lasers and some creams. The number and combination of treatments …

Fat Reduction Without Surgery or Downtime!

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Aug. 13, 2016, 9:35 a.m.

When it comes to fat reduction, most patients think surgery and liposuction. Advances in technology are driving an increase in demand for non-surgical procedures and devices.  We live in a fast paced environment, and don’t most of us don’t have the necessary downtime required for surgical procedures.Dr. Kassir has what you need- an effective treatment for fat reduction which does not require surgery or downtime! We offer non-surgical treatments for fat reduction, such as Coolscupting. CoolSculpting® is a non-invasive technology for reducing the fat layer and thickness. CoolSculpting® utilizes a cooling technology called cryolipolysis, which induces apoptosis to target the …

Snooki Visits Dr. Kassir for Lip Fillers and Botox!

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Aug. 9, 2016, 9:11 a.m.

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Snooki has been visiting Dr. Kassir's office for lip fillers over the past year. This week, she stopped in for upkeep for her lips and to give Botox a try. Snooki was a bit nervous as she did not know what to expect from her treatment with Botox. She shared her experience on Snapchat. Botox treatments at Dr. Kassir ice and quick and painless. In order to put his patients at ease, Dr. Kassir used a gold vibrating device called KGB (Kassir Gold Beauty) device which distracts from the actual injections and treatments by vibration. ​ ​It's all based on …

New Faces of Plastic Surgery: Millenials

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Aug. 3, 2016, 5:26 p.m.

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The demographic market of patients opting for cosmetic surgeries/procedures has been remarkably evolving within the last few years. Millennials are the new faces of plastic surgery. As technology advances, Dr. Kassir’s office is seeing an increase in non-invasive procedures in patients younger than 30. What exactly is the driving force behind this increasing surge of Millennials consulting with Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeons?         Based on our case studies, two predominant societal factors that stand out are the influence of Social Media, and the normality among celebrities having received such treatments/procedures. Social Media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and SnapChat, have …

Say Goodbye to Tired Eyes!

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Aug. 1, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

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One of the most sought after non-surgical procedures is dark circles treatment and bags under eyes treatment. More patients are seeking non surgical alternatives because they are quick and do not require down time. So, how do dermal fillers treat under eye bags? When injected properly by a board certified plastic surgeon, injectable dermal fillers are safe and effective in treating under eye bags. It is important to choose a top injector with specific techniques to avoid complications, and bruising and swelling. Dr. Kassir injects through the mouth. This technique is comfortable for the patient, it doesn't cause bruising, or …

Technology Combined with Plastic Surgery

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | July 28, 2016, 7:07 a.m.

At Dr. Kassir’s office, plastic surgery is a combination of technique, art and precision.  Plastic surgery has been increasing at Dr. Kassir’s office amongst men, women and teenagers. An increase in plastic surgery correlates to the following; information about procedures is readily available and people are more educated about the choices they have, social media use becoming popular and people often find celebrity inspired looks, people are also looking to compete in the job market, and most importantly, technological advances are driving the demand for plastic surgery. Dr. Kassir believes in customizing treatments for all of his patients, and providing …

How is Revision Rhinoplasty Performed?

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | July 21, 2016, 2:10 p.m.

Revisionm rhinoplasty has many different levels and requires specific techniques, as does primary rhinoplasty. Revision rhinoplasty can be complex as it is sometimes necessary to partially reconstruct one's nose.  When it scomes to nasal reconstruction, Dr. Kassir uses your own body's cartilage and bone for restructuring the nose instead of synthetic implants like Gore-tex , Medpor, or silicone. To restructure the nose in revision rhinoplasty surgery, Dr. Kassir prefers to use your body's natural cartilage instead of implants (such as silicone, Gore-Tex or Medpore) as foreign substances have a tendency to become infected or are pushed out of the nose (extruded). …

What You Need to Know About Acne

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | July 18, 2016, 2:19 p.m.

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Most of us know acne when we spot it. But what actually causes acne and how can it be successfully treated? Acne is a chronic skin disease of the pilosebaceous unit. It is caused by a blockage of dermal pores containing hair follicles and sebaceous glands (produce sebum/oil for the skin) There are sveeral types of acne: Mild to moderate acne (“blackheads”/ “whiteheads”) Skin at the top of the pores becomes thicker and combines with other dead skin cells to create a “plug” at the head of the pore Small pimples can form when sebum collects under these plugged pores Moderate …

Are Nasal Liquid Silicone Injections Dangerous?

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | June 23, 2016, 1:24 p.m.

There is an increased number of patients coming to our offices for primary nose jobs and revision rhinoplasty. Some consider surgery, while others prefer the alternative to surgical rhinoplasty-- non-surgical rhinoplasty. When it comes to non-surgical rhinoplasty and correcting nasal irregularities, Dr. Kassir uses dermal fillers, and strongly advises against liquid silicone injections.   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 dermal fillers are used to perform nonsurgical rhinoplasty. The Non-Surgical Nose Job or the “15 Minute Nose …

Data Analysis of Last 1,000 Rhinoplasty Surgeries

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | June 12, 2016, 1:58 p.m.

Dr. Kassir Kassir lectured at one of the most premier meetings in plastic surgery! One of the topics he disccused was rhinoplasty. Dr. Kassir did a data analysis one the last 1,000 rhinoplasties in the last two years. Watch our video and learn the results of this study!   https://www.realself.com/video/after-2-years-and-1-000-nose-jobs-here-s-what-the-doctor-found#.V12iDaLdUVQ

Sunscreen V. Sunblock

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | June 10, 2016, 12:25 p.m.

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With summer right around the corner, many of us are looking for ways to protect our skin; and are lookinf for sunblocks and sunscreens, thinking that they are the same thing. We are here to break down the differnece and explain sun damage! Sun damage arises  due to two main causes, both of which are subtypes of UV radiation: UVA and UVB radiation. UVA radiation --- Lower intensity radiation which is absorbed by the dermis layer 315-400 nm wavelength Known as “aging” rays --- Directly impact the dermis of the skin UVB radiation --- Higher intensity radiation which is absorbed …

5 Skincare Tips for Men

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | June 6, 2016, 4:05 p.m.

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While most of us think that women are concerned about their skin, we have seen men at our office take preventive measures against facial aging. Men have different skin than women, and require different products. Here are our tips for men: Avoid smoking: besides harming our heart, lungs, and increasing the risk of cancer, smoking ages our skin faster. Heat from cigarettes directly burns the skin and it changes the elasticity of the skin and reduces Vitamin A and moisture. Get some rest: while we sleep, our body regenerates itself and renovates cells.  Lack of sleep leads to melatonin reduction, …

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This week's topic is Hispanic rhinoplasty. 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 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.

Facelift: What You Need to Know

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Aug. 18, 2015, 4:24 p.m.

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Farrah Abraham’s Botched Lip Augmentation

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Jan. 8, 2015, 1:46 p.m.

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Today’s trending topic has been Farrah Abraham’s lip augmentation.   Farrah shared photos of herself on social media of her botched lip implants, showing her upper lip protruding over her lower one.     It seems that Farrah Abraham had an implant put into her lips instead of dermal fillers which are popular for lip augmentation.  It is likely that she may have had an allergic reaction.   Dr. Kassir advises patients to do their research and discuss their options with board certified plastic surgeons.  “Lip augmentation is a popular procedure, and it is important to do your research and …

Newest FDA Approved Filler!

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Dec. 17, 2014, 7:22 p.m.

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Restylane Silk is the newest FDA approved dermal filler!Dr. Kassir's office is the first office in NJ to provide Restylane Silk. Restylane Silk is the newest addition to the Restylane family. What is Restylane Silk?Restylane Silk is a clear injectable gel with 0.3% lidocaine, used to ease discomfort for patients when injected. It is used for lip augmentation- to get fuller lips, and to treat fine lines and wrinkles around the mouth and eyes.  Wthat is Restylane Silk made of? Restylane Silk is composed of hyaluronic acid, which is naturally found in the body, meaning that allergic reactions are unlikely. It …

Has Kim K Had Fat Injected Into Her Bottom?

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Nov. 12, 2014, 11:40 a.m.

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Kim Kardashian may break the internet today with the cover photo of Paper Magazine,  as you may have already seen.  Particularly, the asset that she is best known, her bottom, has yet again left fans with jaws to the ground and controversial comments.  “It is possible that Kim Kardashian may have had some surgical help to make her biggest asset more famous,” says triple board certified NYC’s top plastic surgeon Dr. Ramtin Kassir.  Kim has always focused on showing off her bottom, and it is very likely that she had fat transfer performed in to make her bottom bigger. In …

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    When it comes to plastic surgery abroad, do your research first.  Patients often think that plastic surgery abroad is less costly, however, you should consider any potential savings against potential risks.   Think about the following before making your decision:   1.  Bargain surgery may not be a bargain in the end Revision surgeries tend to be more costly. If there is need for revision, costs for revision surgeries and complications may cost more than the cost of operation if it was initially performed in the United States.   2. You may be endangering your health with vacation …

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