How Cosmetic Providers Are Using <b>Social</b> <b>Media</b> To Market To You

By Eileen Spatz Most of us are well aware that social media has become a ubiquitous aspect of modern society. Especially among millennials and the up-and-comer Gen Z cohort, platforms like Instagram or SnapChat are accessed dozens, if not hundre...By Eileen Spatz Most of us are well aware that social media has become a ubiquitous aspect of modern society. Especially among millennials and the up-and-comer Gen Z cohort, platforms like Instagram or SnapChat are accessed dozens, if not hundre......

Tags: Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine, Instagram, Celebrity, Selfie, Board Certified, social media

The Balance Between Cosmetic Procedures and Professionalism on <b>Social</b> <b>Media</b>

By Chelsea CampbellSocial media has provided huge benefits for the business of cosmetic procedures. Physicians have been able to reach a wide and varied digital audience with an intimacy like never before, sharing before and after pictures, patient t...By Chelsea CampbellSocial media has provided huge benefits for the business of cosmetic procedures. Physicians have been able to reach a wide and varied digital audience with an intimacy like never before, sharing before and after pictures, patient t......

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What's Real in the World of Cosmetic Surgery?

Social Media Misinformation“In this day and age where social media is so prevalent, there is a lot of information about medical and cosmetic treatments. The problem is the information is only as good as the person who is presenting it or postin...Social Media Misinformation“In this day and age where social media is so prevalent, there is a lot of information about medical and cosmetic treatments. The problem is the information is only as good as the person who is presenting it or postin......

Tags: Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine, Social Media, cosmetic surgery, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, fake news

For Millennials, There is No Stigma Surrounding Cosmetic Procedures

Today's trendsetters are social media influencers, pop celebrities with millions of followers that wait with baited breath for their idol?s next filtered selfie to pop up on ...Today's trendsetters are social media influencers, pop celebrities with millions of followers that wait with baited breath for their idol?s next filtered selfie to pop up on their ......

Tags: Millennial Generation, Celebrity Plastic Surgery, cosmetic surgery, Selfies, self-image

The Dilemma Facing Teens Considering Plastic Surgery

Surging hormones, preparing for life beyond high school, and navigating complicated social dynamics is tricky enough. But teens these days face the additional pressure of social media, where a curated image and a fixation on number ...But teens these days face the additional pressure of social media, where a curated image and a fixation on number of follower and "like" counts on photos is paramount, and any teen is bound to feel ......

Tags: Breast Implants, Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine, plastic surgery, Teen Plastic Surgery

Should You Really Trust Google When It Comes To Picking A Plastic Surgeon?

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), those top search results are increasingly driven, shockingly, by social media. That’s right, the same platforms that drive trends in make-up, furniture, and mattresses are now a marketing venue for cosmetic ...Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), those top search results are increasingly driven, shockingly, by social media. That’s right, the same platforms that drive trends in make-up, furniture, and mattresses are now a marketing venue for cosmetic ......

Tags: Social Media, ASPS , Board Certified, Plastic Surgery Safety, instagram, google, fake news

Will the Real Expert Please Stand Up!

By Carolynn Grimes Social media is the perfect place for the aesthetic industry to showcase new treatments and incredible “before and after” patient pictures. But as a consumer, how do you know if the images you’re seeing are a...By Carolynn Grimes Social media is the perfect place for the aesthetic industry to showcase new treatments and incredible “before and after” patient pictures. But as a consumer, how do you know if the images you’re seeing are a......

Tags: Social Media, Dermatology, Fake, Board Certified, fake news

Plastic Surgeons on Instagram Are Not What They Seem

Instagram, one of the largest social media platforms available, to search popular hashtags related to the surgery you are contemplating. After typing your desired hashtag in the ...Instagram, one of the largest social media platforms available, to search popular hashtags related to the surgery you are contemplating. After typing your desired hashtag in the search ......

Tags: Social Media, Instagram, Risk Factors, Complications, Board Certified

The Impact of Selfies On Self Esteem

The Selfie vs. Self EsteemThe selfie is no stranger to our culture. Want to show your social media followers your new haircut? Snap a selfie. Just buy a new car. You know what to do. See a celebrity in public? If you didn't get a ...The Selfie vs. Self EsteemThe selfie is no stranger to our culture. Want to show your social media followers your new haircut? Snap a selfie. Just buy a new car. You know what to do. See a celebrity in public? If you didn't get a selfie, ......

Tags: Nose Surgery, Self-Esteem, Nose Job, Rhinoplasty, Selfie, Botox , Dermal Fillers , self-image

Facial Fillers:  An Epidemic of Over Treatment

You've seen it before on celebrities, on social media, and in your neighborhood. People who have taken their facial fillers too far. Maybe you've noticed their lips are overdone and out of proportion, or perhaps their cheeks are far too ...You've seen it before on celebrities, on social media, and in your neighborhood. People who have taken their facial fillers too far. Maybe you've noticed their lips are overdone and out of proportion, or perhaps their cheeks are far too ......

Tags: Dermatology, Lip Injections, facial fillers, lip augmentation, lip fillers, Overfilled, Prejuvenation

Are We Going Too Far with Fillers?

The Farce of FiltersDr. Catherine DiGiorgio, cosmetic dermatologist in Austin, TX, believes that social media has a noticeable influence on what we consider to be aesthetically pleasing. So yes, while that Instagram filter that makes you look ...Farce of FiltersDr. Catherine DiGiorgio, cosmetic dermatologist in Austin, TX, believes that social media has a noticeable influence on what we consider to be aesthetically pleasing. So yes, while that Instagram filter that makes you look like ......

Tags: Fillers, Celebrity Plastic Surgery, facial fillers, Soft Tissue Fillers

We Want to Know: Gwen Stefani

Stefani received a lot of backlash after appearing on the 2020 Grammy awards. Many people jumped on social media to talk about her "frozen face" and how it looked like she's had too much cosmetic surgery. Headlines and tweets filled ...The media loves to speculate on whether or not celebrities have had plastic surgery, and especially when they're as beautiful as Gwen Stefani. We want to know all about what they've done, because if it worked for them, then hey, maybe the sam......

Tags: Celebrity, plastic surgery, Fillers, Celebrity Plastic Surgery, facial fillers, cosmetic surgery, Anti-Aging, Botox , Prejuvenation

Prejuvenation.com is Here!

How prejuvenation.com worksPrejuvenation.com combines the reach of social media with the power of an expert all-star editorial staff. Professionally-written articles and engaging videos provide the foundation for ...How prejuvenation.com worksPrejuvenation.com combines the reach of social media with the power of an expert all-star editorial staff. Professionally-written articles and engaging videos provide the foundation for ......

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The Relationship Between Cosmetic Procedures And Improved Career Prospects

... find ourselves living in can exact an inordinate amount of time curating our personal ?brand? on social media.  No one can claim, with any degree of honesty, they don?t pay attention to how they stack up against their followers and ...... ourselves living in can exact an inordinate amount of time curating our personal ?brand? on social media.  No one can claim, with any degree of honesty, they don?t pay attention to how they stack up against their followers and followees, oh ......

Tags: Millennial Generation, Plastic Surgery, Liposuction, Body Contouring, liquid facelifts

What Makes Millennials Consider Cosmetic Procedures Differently

... of folks inspired by the ability to point attention in their direction for a moment or two on social media. Of course, those over the age of, say, 45 will quickly realize that an unfiltered selfie is not their friend; only emphasizing ...... folks inspired by the ability to point attention in their direction for a moment or two on social media. Of course, those over the age of, say, 45 will quickly realize that an unfiltered selfie is not their friend; only emphasizing sags, ......

Tags: Millennial Generation, Lip Injections, Celebrity, cosmetic surgery, Board Certified, Millennials, Not Botox

Millenials And The Rise Of The Prejuvenation Trend

Botox, fillers, chemical peels, and laser skin resurfacing. In an era when social media has people constantly sharing photos of themselves, a hyper-awareness of one?s appearance is almost inevitable. This attention to ...Botox, fillers, chemical peels, and laser skin resurfacing. In an era when social media has people constantly sharing photos of themselves, a hyper-awareness of one?s appearance is almost inevitable. This attention to appearance ......

Tags: Skin Care, facial fillers, Prejuvenation

Can Doctor Reviews and Rankings Online Be Trusted?

... surgeons to plunk down large sums of money in exchange for publicity on their online magazine and social media channels.  These outfits boast that their zillions of followers will be gobbling up these promoted posts, surely leading to amazing ...... to plunk down large sums of money in exchange for publicity on their online magazine and social media channels.  These outfits boast that their zillions of followers will be gobbling up these promoted posts, surely leading to amazing market ......

Tags: Social Media, Instagram, fake news, Yelp

What is Prejuvenation? | Preventative Botox & Injectables

Botox, fillers, chemical peels, and laser skin resurfacing. In an era when social media has people constantly sharing photos of themselves, a hyper-awareness of one?s appearance is almost inevitable. This attention to ...Botox, fillers, chemical peels, and laser skin resurfacing. In an era when social media has people constantly sharing photos of themselves, a hyper-awareness of one?s appearance is almost inevitable. This attention to appearance ......

Tags: Juvederm, Restylane, Xeomin, Dysport, ASAPS, ASPS , Forehead Wrinkles, Prejuvenation

Millennials Take Control of Their Aging

Millennials know exactly what they want," states Wulkan. He says they're on social media and trying to display the best version of themselves.  The Selfie GenerationBased on a report by the American Academy of Facial ...Millennials know exactly what they want," states Wulkan. He says they're on social media and trying to display the best version of themselves.  The Selfie GenerationBased on a report by the American Academy of Facial Plastic ......

Tags: Sunscreen, Dysport, Fraxel, cosmetic surgery, Intense pulsed light, Selfies, Anti-Aging, Non Surgical, Botox , Millennials, Prevention, Prejuvenation

Body Dysmorphic Disorder And Possible Treatments

... appearance become obsessive and consume their daily lives, damaging their ability to interact socially and leading to depression.What is BDD?We all have things about our appearance that we may not be fond of, whether it be a prominent nose, ......

Tags: Self-Esteem, Extreme Plastic Surgery, body dysmorphic disorder, self-image

The Secrets Behind Celebrity Red Carpet Looks

... the event will consist of intense nit-picking dissection of their every little flaw all across social media.  Why not be proactive and give the trolls less to criticize, ...... targeting whatever zone they believe needs fine-tuning before a red carpet appearance turns the media microscope on them.  Not a bad idea, since the 72 hours following the event will consist of intense nit-picking dissection of their every ......

Tags: Celebrity Plastic Surgery, microdermabrasion, hyaluronic acid filler, Chemical Peel, Kybella, SculpSure

Cosmetic Procedures in Younger Generations

Social media overwhelms our senses with what our culture considers to be beautiful. We are trained to believe that these are the expectations of what ...Social media overwhelms our senses with what our culture considers to be beautiful. We are trained to believe that these are the expectations of what ......

Tags: Breast Implants, laser hair removal, nose reshaping, Laser Treatments, Microdermabrasion, Millennials

Brazilian Butt Lifts Aren't As Safe As You Think

... which have become wildly popular, especially given the increased attention to larger buttocks in social media. In 2017, nearly 22,000 procedures were performed according to The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, which was a large ...... have become wildly popular, especially given the increased attention to larger buttocks in social media. In 2017, nearly 22,000 procedures were performed according to The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, which was a large increase ......

Tags: Medical Tourism, Brazilian Butt Lift, fat grafting, Board Certified

How to Look at Before & After Photos: Are After Photos For Real?

Keep an eye out for filters.  Savvy social media users can spot an image that has had a filter applied to itDitto for Photoshop techniques that can mask imperfections in the after ...Keep an eye out for filters.  Savvy social media users can spot an image that has had a filter applied to itDitto for Photoshop techniques that can mask imperfections in the after photosWhen ......

Tags: Photography, Selfies, Fake, Board Certified, counterfeit botox

Are You a Botox Virgin?

Be Careful Where You Get Advice“Social media, fashion magazines, and the internet are great ways to learn a little bit about procedures. But when you're really going to sit in ...Be Careful Where You Get Advice“Social media, fashion magazines, and the internet are great ways to learn a little bit about procedures. But when you're really going to sit in the ......

Tags: Dermatology, Laser Surgery, wrinkles, Skin Tightening, Fillers, facial fillers, Botox , Board Certified, dermatologist, Prejuvenation

Tattoo Regret Doesn't Have To Be Painful

Lost Their Edge?Anthropologists believe these "self-inflicted" tattoos reflect the social milieu and provide a way to elicit a response from others (i.e. get attention), which makes perfect sense. What better way to get a rise out ......

Tags: Picosure, Picoway, laser tattoo removal, tattoo removal, picosecond laser, Millennials

Putting the “Pre” in Rejuvenation:  Welcome to the Prejuvenation Trend

... and photoshopped models in advertisements, or because they live a life displayed through social media that makes them image-conscious and hyper-aware of how they portray themselves to the world. Or maybe it’s because in this day and ...... and photoshopped models in advertisements, or because they live a life displayed through social media that makes them image-conscious and hyper-aware of how they portray themselves to the world. Or maybe it’s because in this day and age, ......

Tags: Dermatology, Non Invasive , Millennials, Prejuvenation

Lose The Excess Fat With The Sculpsure Body Contouring Procedure

These procedures are certainly on the rise, and social media continues to spread their popularity by touting their ability to improve annoyingly stubborn areas of unwanted fat.SculpSure is a body ...These procedures are certainly on the rise, and social media continues to spread their popularity by touting their ability to improve annoyingly stubborn areas of unwanted fat.SculpSure is a body ......

Tags: Non Invasive, Body Contouring, SculpSure

Of Psyche and Skin: Beneath the Beauty Bias

... of enduring long and expensive treatments for chronic conditions, there is significant psychosocial stress inherent in living with dermatologic diseases, which by nature are highly visible. There are a variety of ways the stress of dealing ......

Tags: Self-Esteem, Psoriasis, inflammatory skin conditions, skin

The Impact of the Coronavirus in Aesthetic Practices

... procedures are not essential and that we need to encourage our patients to try to practice social distancing. We need to set the tone as physicians. So for now, my office is closed, except for emergencies.”“We didn't go into ...Doris Day, MD What’s the immediate impact?Elizabeth Tanzi, MDBethesda, MD"The immediate impact is that we are all praying for each other and our families to stay healthy. ......

Tags: Dermatology, cosmetic surgery, virus, Coronavirus

CoolSculpting, Ulthera, & Counterfeit Cosmetic Devices

The news of counterfeit Botox made waves in the media as patients were unknowingly receiving fake and potentially unsafe products. Now, we are also seeing incidents of counterfeit aesthetic ......

Tags: Risk Factors, Ultherapy, CoolSculpting , Fake, Dangers, counterfeit botox

DeScribe Tattoo Removal Patch: Dr. Biesman on DeScribe Tattoo Patch

Because of this, it is no surprise that the media has continued to cover the new advances in tattoo removal.The DeScribe Transparent PFD (perfluorodecalin) Patch was cleared in 2015 by the Food ......

Tags: Picosure, laser tattoo removal, tattoo removal, picosecond laser

Are Fractionated Devices All They Are Cracked Up To Be?

... fractionated devices are here to stay ... reduced downtime means less time off work or on the social scene, which is a major plus for many. And repeated treatments on an annual basis will maintain the youthful appearance.The non-ablative ......

Tags: Laser, Laser Treatments, Skin Rejuvenation, Wrinkle Treatment, Fractional

Incontinence…What to Do When Kegels Aren’t Cutting it

In response, folks who suffer from this dastardly condition may opt to just shun social gatherings altogether, taken hostage to the unpredictable bladder control.Help for Urinary Stress IncontinenceWhile to date there is no ......

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3 Reasons To Invest In Cosmetic Procedures

Gone are the days when a friend might set you up or you meet a fella at a church social. These days the dating game is done almost entirely online, where a cursory review of the fierce competition can send you running, not ......

Tags: Self-Esteem, Self improvement, Personal Finance, Plastic Surgery, procedure cost

With Every Generation Opinions About Cosmetic Procedures Continue to Evolve

Vanity or Empowerment? Overall, aesthetic dermatology continues to rise in social acceptance.  "I think a lot of people equate cosmetic procedures with vanity, but I think what they?re looking for is empowerment. I ......

Tags: Mommy Makeover, Botox , Board Certified

Maybe Botox Parties Aren't The Best Idea?

Botox parties have gained popularity over the years as a fun way to socialize while indulging in some aesthetic pampering, an alternative to the hassle and clinical coldness of a doctor's office. As convenient and ......

Tags: safety, counterfeit botox