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Did you know that fat grafting and nano fat injections can add volume and smooth out wrinkles? Permanently. Recently, Dr. Karlinsky of New York City’s New Look New Life Cosmetic Surgical Arts took time out of her busy schedule as a board certified cosmetic surgeon to sit down with us and explain these revolutionary procedures.
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While some things are best left to the imagination, cosmetic enhancement is not one of those. We are excited to introduce Crisalix, a new imaging system to New Look New Life Cosmetic Surgical Arts. Crisalix is a unique 3D cosmetic surgery stimulator that allows you to actually see the results of your cosmetic breast enhancement before you schedule your procedure.
By Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeon, Victoria Karlinsky, MD
With so much misinformation being written about liposuction and body sculpting in general, Dr. Victoria Karlinsky decided it was time to provide the FACTS for those considering body sculpting.
Here it goes:
MYTH #1: Liposuction is a great tool for weight loss
THE FACT: Liposuction is not designed for weight loss. Rather it is intended to re-contour areas of your body where fat is resistant to diet or exercise.
MYTH #2: Once you have liposuction, the fat does not return
Liposuction can be performed anywhere on the body. The most popular areas include the arms, stomach, back, and thighs.
THE FACT: If you overeat, fat will return but it will be distributed differently and, most likely, stored in other areas of your body. My advice to patients is to protect your investment in improving how you look and feel…and eat wisely to maintain your beautiful new figure.
MYTH #3: Liposuction is painful
THE FACT: While there may be some mild discomfort after your treatment, we perform the most advanced and modern-day liposuction at New Look New Life Cosmetic Surgical Arts, which is not painful. In fact, we offer “Lunchtime Lipo” when only one area is being treated where patients can go right back to work. With treatment of multiple areas, you can resume your normal activities after a few days.
MYTH #4: After liposuction, you’ll have to wear a compression garment for three to six months
THE FACT: Liposuction used to require long-term compression garments but not anymore! Today, I recommend patients wear a compression garment for one-week day-and-night and another week part-time and then taper off.
MYTH #5: All liposuction requires general anesthesia
THE FACT: When one or two areas are being treated, local anesthesia is recommended. For multiple areas, I do use general anesthesia.
MYTH #6: Liposuction causes lumpy or puckered skin irregularities
THE FACT: Puckering is rare. The key is for the provider to not be overly aggressive and to remove all the fat in an area completely. This takes training, artistry, and experience. A skilled professional will leave the skin smooth and beautiful.
MYTH #7: Liposuction is dangerous
THE FACT: Of course, any surgical procedure carries certain risks but modern-day liposuction is extremely safe in the hands of a trained professional.
MYTH #8: Non-surgical fat reduction treatments are just as effective as liposuction
THE FACT: I have chosen liposuction as my body sculpting method of choice. While non-surgical fat reduction methods certainly have their pluses, they often require multiple treatments whereas liposuction only requires one treatment per area. Liposuction also has a more predictable outcome since it can more specifically target exactly what areas of fat will be removed.
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New Look New Life’s very own Dr. Victory Karlinsky discusses post weight loss skin tightening and body contouring surgery on Megyn Kelly Today.More » Next Page »
One thing Dr. Karlinsky loves about being in the heart of Manhattan is being in the bustle of New York Fashion Week. The runways aren’t just about the clothes—but are also a preview of the beauty trends we can expect to see. While many styles come and go, one trend has continued to dominate the runways—a fresh face. The likes of Karlie Kloss, Kendall Jenner, and Gigi Hadid have all walked the catwalk baring seemingly perfect complexions.
The past few seasons have seen a growing trend towards glistening, make-up free skin. How can you achieve a glowing complexion sans makeup? The latest in cosmetic laser treatments at New Look New Life Cosmetic Surgical Arts can have your skin looking its best without concealer, foundation, or powder!
Oh, the sheer gluttony of the holidays. Starting at the end of October with Halloween candy, the sweet season continues until the last of the New Year’s Eve bubbly is enjoyed. Thank our stars—and our waistlines—that the holidays have come and gone, but perhaps not without doing a little damage to our bodies first.
For many New Yorkers, holiday weight gain is no joke. Fortunately, at New Look New Life® Cosmetic Surgical Arts, we have an effective solution that can have whittle your waistline in the time it takes to eat lunch, the aptly named, Lunchtime Lipo!
An interview with Dr. Victoria Karlinsky about the “Whole Face Approach” at New Look New LifeMore » Next Page »
You’ve been contemplating the Forever Young BBL system. You have done your research and perhaps have even had a consultation—but you’re still not sure. Feeling apprehensive about any cosmetic surgery procedure or treatment is only natural. Fortunately, at New York’s New Look New Life Cosmetic Surgical Arts, you are in good hands.
When it comes to dermal fillers, one size definitely does not fit all! Fortunately, as the number of men and women seeking out dermal filler treatments continues to grow, so too does the number of fillers options available to them. New injectable cosmetic treatments are continuously introduced to the market. Juvéderm, one of the most popular fillers at our New York practice, is no exception. Within the past three years, the Juvéderm® family has grown—first, with the introduction of Voluma, followed by Volbella, and most recently, Vollure.
Hair loss can be a touchy subject. It’s on the minds of several thousands of people each year, yet most men and women don’t feel comfortable talking openly about it. This has been our experience at New Look New Life Cosmetic Surgical Arts. While many of our patients may be dealing with hair loss and are interested in hair restoration, few know where to begin.