Author Archives: Vincent Lepore

BBL TODAY-Brazilian Butt Lift & More

Brazlian Butt Lift

Brazilian Butt Lift, or BBL, is the name that’s been used for years now, for a procedure that takes a patient’s excess body fat, and inserts it into the buttocks.  That’s the basic description. Why ‘Brazilian’ ? Because, plastic surgeons in Brazil pioneered and popularized the technique. Is a Lift always involved?  A true Lift of the buttocks may involve … Read more


We’re taking a look again, at what patients are most interested in, in Cosmetic Surgery. You may be surprised to know that areas of interest, do change from year to year, even though the change may be slight. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) polls its member surgeons each year. These are some of the figures reported for 2016. … Read more


The way you manage your recovery is just as crucial as your plastic surgery. You’ve done all your research, visited Plastic Surgeons and found the right one for you, you’ve planned downtime following your procedure, and you have your ride home from the surgery center all lined up. After your surgery – NOW WHAT? *note the capital letters – intentional, because … Read more

BREAST IMPLANT SIZING – What’s Best for You?

Breast implants aren’t what they used to be, and choosing breast implants has become more complex. Today, there’s an entire menu of fillings, shapes, and sizes, and a lot of confusion when it comes to finding ‘The Ones.’ HOW BIG CAN I GO? and HOW BIG SHOULD I GO? These are easily among the most-asked (and repeatedly asked) questions we … Read more


For humans, jowls are probably leaders among the ‘least-wanted’ facial features.  On your favorite pooch, they’re cute, endearing, and biologically useful. On most of us? Not cute and not useful. WHAT ARE JOWLS? Jowls are those extra areas of skin and fat that start appearing in the lower face, as we age. When is that? Well, it varies, but usually … Read more

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