Study Shows that Mothers and Daughters Age the Same Way

In research presented at last month's American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) convention, doctors used computer scanning and 3-D modeling to compare the faces of mothers and daughters that were beginning to experience facial aging around the eyes. The results showed convincingly that patterns of facial aging were similar between... Read more »

Study Explores Why Women Get More Wrinkles

There are many reasons why about 90% of plastic surgery patients are women. Women are under more pressure to look younger and more beautiful for the majority of their lives. Age is not considered attractive in a woman the way it might be in a man. But women's faces also... Read more »

Rhinoplasty Candidacy

If your nose is crooked, overlarge, or simply does not complement the proportions of your face, rhinoplasty can be a valuable solution. Nose surgery is also often used to correct the constricted breathing that comes with a deviated septum. Whether your nose problems are cosmetic or medical, Dr. Lefkovits can... Read more »

Recovering from Rhinoplasty

After your rhinoplasty (nose surgery) procedure, don’t expect to see your final results right away. Swelling will mask the new shape and overall appearance of your nose for a while. Usually, the worst of the swelling will subside within about two weeks, and continue going down for the remainder of... Read more »

Combining Chin Implants With Your Rhinoplasty

Most people undergo rhinoplasty (nose surgery) because they are frustrated with the way their nose protrudes from their face, throwing off the balance of their entire facial profile. While the nose is definitely the main problem in most cases, you may not realize just how much the position of your... Read more »

The Liposuction Recovery Process

If you've been working tirelessly to remove stubborn fat from your body, you may be interested in liposuction. Even with a healthy diet and plenty of exercise, there can be troublesome areas that are resistant to fat loss. Liposuction can be performed to remove these fat cells and help restore... Read more »

Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction

Patients are often confused about whether they are in need of liposuction or Tummy Tuck. Generally speaking, the distinction is quite simple. Patients who are young with good skin tone and no history of rapid and/or extensive weight loss and no history of pregnancy are usually very candidates for liposuction.... Read more »

When do I need a Tummy Tuck?

A question often asked is when is the best time to get a Tummy Tuck and when is liposuction appropriate? A Tummy tuck is indicated when there is an excess amount of loose skin. This is generally due to weight loss and/or following pregnancy, after which there is also a... Read more »

How Does Laser Skin Resurfacing Work?

Laser skin resurfacing is a revolutionary new anti-aging technique that Dr. Lefkovits can use to improve the appearance of wrinkles, scars, fine lines, and hyperpigmentation in your skin. Like most skin treatments, the goal of the procedure is to remove the damaged outer layer of your skin, stimulating the growth... Read more »


The use of PRP has added a new dimension to facial rejuvenation. PRP stands for Platelet Rich Plasma. Platelets provide essential growth factors that are involved in cell stem migration, differentiation and proliferation. They stimulate the deposition of new collagen as well as increasing circulation through new blood vessel formation.... Read more »