Cosmetic Surgery and Happiness

Rhinoplasty - Nose JobThe issue of happiness as it relates to cosmetic surgery is multifaceted. Cosmetic surgery can sometimes play a role in adding to someone’s happiness.  However, it is not possible to create or initiate happiness in an individual through cosmetic surgery when they are not happy with life in general. These issues should be dealt with before surgery.

The patients must ask themselves if they are happy in general. If they feel that they are not happy and are hoping that the cosmetic surgery will make them happy, they are going to be disappointed. In this situation the patient should consult a psychiatrist or a psychologist prior to undergoing any cosmetic procedure.

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What is Alarplasty?

Alarplasty is a delicate procedure used to narrow wide nostrils. There is a lot of confusion in terminology and treatment methods for this condition.  Some ethnicities are more likely to have wider nostrils along with a nasal flare at times.  It is more common in African Americans. Some patients find the wide nostrils and/or the flaring of the nostrils to…

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When is pretty good, pretty enough!

When is pretty good, pretty enough!

Aesthetic enhancement of our face and body has entered a new era.  These are the times of extreme make overs, implants, facelifts, multiple cosmetic surgeries, bigger breasts and smaller thighs, bigger butts and smaller noses. So, where does this all end?/thermiva

Our sense of self is an important part of who we are. It is built upon two aspects, physical and psychological. The two have to be in congruence for achieving the end result, happiness. The physical traits can be improved upon with help of clothing (fashion), hair styles, make up, and lastly cosmetic enhancement which can be invasive such as surgery or noninvasive such as Botox and Fillers. I will focus my comments mostly on surgical enhancements.

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SILICONE LIPS

Lip augmentation has been popular for centuries. Many different materials have been tried over decades to achieve a good solution. The quest for an ideal material has led to innovations like collagen and hyaluronic acid. The need for a long lasting filler led to the use of Silicone injections in the lips. Patients were happy to know that it is…

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Scleroderma and Cosmetic Treatments

Scleroderma is a connective tissue disorder that can lead to hardening of the skin. There can be over production of collagen. The condition usually starts after 25 years of age. The severity of this condition varies a lot among individuals. There is no known cause and hence you cannot prevent it. Patients with severe scleroderma that affects the whole body…

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What is the best age for cosmetic surgery?

Cosmetic surgery as it relates to reconstructive aspect can be done at any age. Certain conditions that require reconstructive surgery such as otoplasty (pinning back of protruding ears) can be done as young as 5. Aesthetic enhancement surgeries on individuals should be delayed till they are 18 years old. Rhinoplasty might present one exception as it can be done during…

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From Oakland to Bedminster: Alarplasty

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Our latest story of a patient traveling from outside of New Jersey is about a young woman who wanted an Alarplasty. Tanya was excited to make a quick day trip from her home in Oakland, CA to get the surgery done by Dr. Janjua here in Bedminster, NJ. She researched Alarplasty online and came across Dr. Janjua’s YouTube channel. After reviewing several videos on the channel, she knew Dr. J was the plastic surgeon for her. She flew in early one day, had the procedure done, and flew back the same day. Her photo above with Dr. Janjua was taken just before she left for the airport. As you can tell by her smile, she was very happy with the experience and the result.

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From London to Bedminster, New Jersey for Rhinoplasty

What brought Christopher from London, England to Bedminster, New Jersey?  Christopher is a 41-year-old African-American male who was searching the internet and came across African-American rhinoplasty blogs on various websites. During his search, he discovered our practice in Bedminster, NJ.  He contacted our office and set up a Skype consultation. He told me that he was tired of getting looks from people because of his wide flaring nostrils. After speaking on Skype, he felt very comfortable and I told to come have his surgery done in New Jersey.  My office staff helped him with his travel plans and lodging arrangements, which they do on a regular basis for out-of-state patients.  Christopher arrived and had the rhinoplasty done without any issues in a pain-free and comfortable atmosphere.  He was amazed by the ease of the procedure.

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Dr. Janjua named to RealSelf Top 100 Doctors

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Dr. Tanveer Janjua Wins RealSelf 100 Award

Bedminster – Plastic Surgeon Recognized as Top Social Influencer in Facial Plastics

BEDMINSTER, NJ – FEBRUARY 19, 2016 – Local physician Dr. Tanveer Janjua is one of 100 doctors in the nation to receive the prestigious RealSelf 100 Award, out of nearly 13,000 board certified specialists with a presence on RealSelf—the leading online community helping people make confident choices in elective cosmetic procedures.

In a time when 1 in 4 U.S. adults share their health experiences on social media channels, the medical professionals that made the 2015 RealSelf 100 are recognized both for having an outstanding record of consumer feedback and for providing credible, valuable insights in response to consumer questions about elective cosmetic treatments, plastic surgery, dentistry and more.

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Under Eye Wrinkles

For lower eyelid wrinkles, the best option is “Thermismooth.” It is a noninvasive radio frequency treatment of the skin that takes 10 mins and about 4 sessions to soften those lines. It does not require any special preparation and is not painful. The hand piece looks like a pen and the metal wand feels like a hard stone. Soft gel…

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