What did Beyonce and Kylie Jenner Have Done?

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Aug. 25, 2014, 5:07 p.m.

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After last night’s VMAs, everyone is buzzing about the celebrities that appeared on stage- from their wardrobe, exceptional talent on stage, to their looks.     In particular, Beyonce Knowles, and the youngest Kardashian- Kylie Jenner have been popular subjects when it comes to facial plastic surgery.  It is speculated that both celebrities have had plastic surgery procedures in the past- and this is evident when one compares their photos from a couple of years ago, to the most current photos.   There has been much speculation about the surgical procedures that Beyoncé has had done to her face and …

Hispanic Rhinoplasty in NYC

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | June 17, 2014, 4:19 p.m.

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“I searched for a doctor who specializes in ethnic rhinoplasty and would address my specific needs. I came across Dr. Kassir and was impressed with his work. After consulting with him, I was confident that I chose the right doctor. My biggest fear was that my nose would look overdone, and after consulting with Dr. Kassir, that fear was eliminated. The entire experience was comfortable,  he explained the procedure in detail and emphasized a natural-looking nose that would be proportional with the rest of my facial features,” says our patient. This patient is 30 years old and of Peruvian descent. …

The Inside Scoop on Teen Rhinoplasty

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | May 28, 2014, 3:22 p.m.

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“My new nose restored my confidence and self-esteem that I lacked throughout high school,” says our teenage rhinoplasty patient. Meet our teenage rhinoplasty patient who came to our office because she was unhappy with the size and shape of her nose. Throughout high school, her self-esteem crumbled because her nose caused her emotional distress. Statistics show that the number of teenagers getting plastic surgery has been rising. It is no surprise that rhinoplasty is the most sought after procedure amongst teenagers. Since the nose is at the center of your face, it naturally attracts a lot of attention, and it …

How Will You Use Google Glass?

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | April 14, 2014, 11:54 a.m.

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  The day that you've all been waiting for is here! Google  Glass is finally available to the general public. Many of you have been signing up and waiting to finally purchase the newest technology on the market offered by Google, while New Jersey's triple board certified top-plastic surgeon Dr. Ramtin Kassir has been  incorporating this visionary device into his New Jersey practice. With the command of his voice, pictures of patients are taken, and surgeries are live-streamed.  “Rather than handing patients a mirror, I record and display their faces in real-time on a projection screen in my office. My …

New Nose in 15 Minutes, Without Surgery or Downtime

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | April 3, 2014, 9:52 a.m.

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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®. Temporary fillers are strategically placed to help camouflage bumps,  create a better bridge in a flat, narrow, or scooped nose, refine the tip, correct imperfections …

Surgery for “Brainy” Scalp Changes a NYC Man’s Life

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | March 27, 2014, 11:27 a.m.

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“Dr. Kassir changed my life drastically. No more dreadlocks, no more ‘fros, no more flat tops,” says 30 year old Kassim Robinson, who suffered from a rare condition known as cutis verticis gyrata (CVG), since he was in high school.  CVG is an uncommon scalp disorder that thickens the scalp into folds, resembling cerebriform pattern- making it look like the surface of a brain. Robinson learned that there was no cure for his rare disease, and concealed his unsightly scalp by wearing flat-tops and dreadlocks.  Kassim approached different doctors only to be told that there was nothing anyone can do …

What Happened to Kim Novak?

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | March 3, 2014, 12:04 p.m.

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Kim Novak  has been the “face of natural beauty” in Hollywood especially after her significant role in the 1955 classic movie, Picnic. The 81-year-old actress joined Matthew McConaughey to present Best Animated Short Film and Best Animated Feature Film, leaving the Oscars audience in shock. Undoubtedly, like many Hollywood’s stars, she has undergone several plastic surgery procedures over the past couple of years, and her results are drastic, unnatural, and overdone.     “After examining some old photos of the star, and comparing them to the way she looks today, it appears that she most likely had a fat transfer …

What's the Secret to Kim Kardhasian's Perect Complexion?

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Feb. 24, 2014, 9:15 a.m.

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Kim Kardashian has been known for her creamy, flawless, complexion that everyone strives for.  In addition to stellar makeup artists, celebrities have their beauty secrets. Kim Kardashian  openly admits that the secret to her permanent glow and perfect complexion is frequent sessions of Fractional lasers. Fraxel is a safe, cosmetic laser treatment that effectively resurfaces the skin without surgery or downtime.  Fractional laser treatment can help diminish fine lines and wrinkles and renew the skin’s surface, giving a fresh “youthful look.”  Besides flawless complexion, fractional lasers are effective in treating the following:   - Fine lines and wrinkles – like …

Face Lift Without Surgery?

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Feb. 10, 2014, 8:16 a.m.

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Listen Up, New Jersey! Ulthera is the Next Big Thing! There’s no way to sugarcoat it: you are getting older. In New Jersey and all across the country, men andwomen are aging and they’re not happy about it. Wrinkle might as well be a four-letter word.If you’ve ever listened to skin care experts or watched a face cream infomercial, you’ve probably heardabout collagen. This is the protein that gives your skin structure and keeps it firm. As we age, collagendeteriorates and the skin starts to wrinkle and sag. While there’s no way to turn back time, there is away to …

How Popular is Cosmetic Surgery Around the World?

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Jan. 10, 2014, 9:39 a.m.

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Between Joan Rivers, Bruce Jenner, the Playboy Mansion, and Jennifer Aniston, the United States certainly embraces  plastic surgery. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons claims that 14.6 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures were performed in the U.S. in 2012, up five percent from the previous year.  Some might say our society is vain, but recent studies show that  Italy, Greece and South Korea are the biggest fans of cosmetic procedures.   In 2011, the United States ranked as one of the countries with the highest percentage of aesthetic procedures  per 1,000 people , following Brazil and Colombia. It is safe …

Happy Holidays from Dr. Kassir and Staff!

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Dec. 23, 2013, 3:30 p.m.

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Thank you for making 2013 our best year at Mona Lisa Cosmetic Surgery Center! We appreciate your kind referrals and the confidence you have shown us through the years. My staff and I would like to wish you and your family a healthy and happy holiday season and a prosperous New Year!   With Much Appreciation, Dr. Kassir and Staff

New Nose, New You

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Dec. 23, 2013, 1:37 p.m.

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Earlier this month, two sisters came to our office in Wayne, New Jersey, for non surgical Rhinoplasty to camouflage a bump they both had on their nose. Nicole first became aware of the bump on her nose at the age of 14. Throughout high school and college, Nicole avoided turning sideways so that her profile would not be visible. Along with her sister, Nicole invested in tons of makeup in hopes of finding a quick fix to cover the bump on her nose. Nicole's nose bothered her so much to the point where she became extremely insecure. She constantly discussed …

Patient of the Month: Patricia (Face/Necklift)

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Dec. 20, 2013, 3:35 p.m.

Patricia had a Face/Necklift, full face fat transfer, and laser surfacing. These photos are only 9 days post operation. Dr. Kassiralso used tissue glue, which is a faster way of healing.             Before Neck/Facelift with Dr. Kassir                         9 Days After Neck/Facelift with Dr.                                                                                           …

Winter Skin Care Tips

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Dec. 11, 2013, 8:31 a.m.

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Long summer days are over, and winter is upon us. Unlike seasonal changes which can be drastic, your skin regimen can be more consistent with Kassirderm products. Use SPF daily to prevent wrinkles and stay healthy, especially  before engaging in any outdoor activities, including winter activities, such as skiing. UV rays are not only harmful in the summer because you are directly exposed to the sun, you are exposed to them daily, even if you spend most of your days indoors, hidden from the sunshine.   For daily use, I recommend a physical sunscreen with Titanium dioxides and Zinc oxides, such …

Breaking down the last taboo, the stigma of admitting to plastic surgery, Dr.Kassir invited his patients to participate in this innovative runway presentation during Fashion Week in New York. "FACES OF BEAUTY" morphed from a small exhibition into a full runway show thanks to the incredible enthusiasm of my patients and their pride in the transformation plastic and cosmetic procedures have helped achieve. It's an honor to be able change people's lives in such a positive way and the show of support from my patients is always humbling", said Dr. Kassir.   "They were not showing off fashion, they were displaying the art of …

Patient of the Month: Samara's Rhinoplasty

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Oct. 24, 2013, 9:53 a.m.

Do you have any problems breathing through your nose or do you have chronic nose or sinus complaints? Has a prior injury made your nose out of proportion to your other facial features? Watch Samara's Testimonial    Each year 500,000 people seek consultation to approve the appearance of their nose, states American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). Healthy teenagers and adults who wish to have an improvement in their nasal appearance are good candidates for the rhinoplasty procedure.Rhinoplasty, or nose job surgery, is the surgical procedure that involves changing the shape and size of the nose. The goal of rhinoplasty is …

Meet Dr. T.Y. Steven Ip - Body Plastic Surgeon

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Oct. 17, 2013, 9:56 a.m.

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 Dr. Steven Ip is known for his amazing work with breasts, and body - including the infamous 'mommy makeover' procedure. He will be joining our team at the Park Avenue office, so if you are interested in finally getting those imperfections fixed - now is the time! Dr. T. Y. Steven Ip comes with an outstanding resume. He is educated with a bachelor of science engineering degree from UCLA and a doctorate of medicine degree from University of Texas. He received his surgical training at prestigious Columbia University St. Lukes / Roosevelt Hospital in New York City and plastic surgery …

Top NYC facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Ramtin Kassir, obtains a registered trademark from the United States PTO, for his signature K-Lift®, a non-surgical neck-lift procedure that only requires local anesthesia and can be done in less than one hour.  Dr. Kassir's K-Lift® procedure has high patient demand due to its successful and "virtually undetectable" results.     Before K-Lift®                                            After K-Lift® By Dr. Kassir   "This procedure is ideal for patients who are not willing to have a surgical procedure such …

Facelift - What You Need To Know [Infographic]

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Sept. 13, 2013, 8:41 a.m.

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Dr. Ramtin Kassir released a rhytidectomy (facelift) infographic today to answer common questions about the procedure. The infographic also provides information regarding recovery time, cost and satisfaction rates. The facelift procedure is the #1 most common cosmetic surgical procedure done by women-followed by blepharoplasty and rhinoplasty. 31 percent of facelift patients feel disappointed with their results, yet in 2012 126,000 facelifts were performed, showing an increase of 6 percent from 2011. The average cost of a facelift in NYC is $18,900, compared to the overall average fee of $7,453. Pros of Facelift Decreased wrinkles Improvement of jowls Improved neckline Short …

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Triple board certified, celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Ramtin Kassir, hosted a celebrity/media cocktail event at his Park Avenue location last Thursday.  The private event was held to sample the Kassirderm skin care line, partake in signature facial injectable “cocktails”, and to discuss Dr. Kassirs’ registered trademark for his innovative non-surgical neck lift called K-Lift®.     Celebrities and top tier media were in attendance.   “This was a great evening,” said Dr. Kassir. “We were honored to celebrate our innovative treatments with our loyal patients and friends.”   In addition to cast members from Bravo's Real Housewives of New Jersey, …

Introducing New Skin Tightening Device with RF

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Aug. 14, 2013, 4:27 a.m.

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Skin tightening has never been so effective, safe and comfortable.  REACTION radio frequency (RF) delivers skin tightening, collagen stimulation and de-bulking of tissue on the face as well as virtually every body part.           The Reaction™ aesthetic system offers the world's leading system for body contouring & skin tightening, now with FDA clearance.   Dr. Kassir's offices located in Wayne, New Jersey, and Park Avenue in NYC, are two of the exclusive locations now offering this leading system for skin tightening and lifting.   "I invite all of my patients to come in and experience the Reaction technology," says Dr. …

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