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The Fat You See and The Fat You Don’t

Patients considering liposuction may think that removing the fat also removes their risk of obesity-related problems such as high blood pressure or cholesterol levels. While liposuction does offer a number of benefits, it’s important to understand that there are two types of fat – the kind you can see, and the kind you can’t. While […]

05, July, 2012Dr. Richard Schwartz

Bargain-Basement Liposuction Booted Out of Florida

If you’re a Floridian whose bikini-clad body needs a little tweaking, you will now have a much better chance of undergoing a safe liposuction procedure. The April 27 Sun-Sentinel  reports that Governor Rick Scott of Florida just signed legislation mandating that doctors can no longer perform most liposuction procedures in unregulated offices. These tougher restrictions, […]

04, July, 2012Dr. Richard Schwartz

Botox May Help Nighttime Teeth Grinders

Have you ever woken up after a long night’s sleep feeling like you had been chewing on gravel while you slept? A pair of new studies has found that Botox, the drug commonly used to help individuals improve their looks by reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the face, can also help […]

02, July, 2012Dr. Richard Schwartz

Plan your Summer Surgery

Usually, long vacations take place over the summer and during the winter holidays. Anytime patients have enough time to take off and recover at home from surgery is a good time to have cosmetic surgery. Many procedures like laser hair removal and breast surgery is best done months before the summer so you can see […]

29, June, 2012Dr. Richard Schwartz

Getting the Most from Botulinum Toxin

Botulinum Toxin, commonly known as Botoxâ or Dysportâ, can be called the cautious woman’s (or man’s) facelift. Like other drugs that are now common household names, the effects of this neurotoxin were discovered by accident. Botulinum toxin was first used in the late 60s as a treatment for crossed eyes. Although the treatment worked well, […]

28, June, 2012Dr. Richard Schwartz