Diabetes and Cosmetic Treatments

Diabetics can undergo botox and filler injections just like regular healthy people as long as certain conditions are met. It is important to follow a strict aseptic technique to avoid any chance of infection as diabetics are more likely to develop infection. Undergoing surgery as a diabetic requires some preparation. For any elective surgery, it is imperative to control the…

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How To Avoid Surgical Bruising

There are many ways to reduce the risk of surgical bruising. The most obvious is the technical skill of the surgeon who can minimize the trauma of surgery to reduce the bleeding and bruising. As the patient, you have to do your part as well. The most common reason for bleeding and bruising from surgery is because of medications or…

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Lip Reduction Story from Florida

Here’s another story of a recent patient, who found Dr. Janjua on YouTube, and traveled to New Jersey for lip reduction surgery. Rosemarie lives in Florida and had her lips injected with silicone many years ago. Initially her lips looked good, but with time they started appearing deformed.  She was quite distraught and seeking help.  She found a surgeon in Florida…

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Non-surgical Necklift with Thermitight

A loose neck can be limited to excess skin or fat deposition or in extreme cases, a full blown Turkey Wattle. Traditionally a surgical Necklift has been the only available option to correct these deformities.  However after a traditional surgical neck lift, the neck skin can stretch giving appearance of “loose neck.”  Recent advances in radio frequency treatments by Thermitight…

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Kylie Jenner Gets Her Lips Done

The headlines made by Kylie Jenner getting her lips done have led many patients to ask about lip procedures. Procedures on the lips can be rewarding yet fraught with dangers that can lead to irreversible changes. In Kylie’s case the biggest concern was her age. Generally speaking the fillers such as hyaluronic acid products including Restylane and Juvederm are not…

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Mid-Life and Mid-Face

A mid-life crisis is usually brought about by the realization that you have passed through at least the first half of your life. It can lead to introspection and can give you a chance to reflect on your life. Another thing that comes with mid-life crisis is the mid-face crisis. As we get older, we lose boney mass all over…

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Fear of a facelift?

It occurred to me while answering a patient’s question. It was a moment of truth, almost an epiphany……….

Patients are afraid of ‘FACELIFT’. Many of my new patients would interrupt me during our first consultation and say, ‘Oh I don’t want a full facelift’. It took me  a while to understand that patients are afraid of a facelift. The question was why? My curiosity led me to asking my patients, ‘Why are you afraid of a facelift?’

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