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Double Chin? Try Kybella

Are you self conscious about your profile or the excess fat on your chin? Do you think it makes you look older? Bancroft Feldman offers a treatment for that! We've previously discussed how we use Kybella to treat bra bulge, but it can also be used successfully to eliminate excess fat in a double chin. What do Kybella treatments involve? Kybella is ...
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Fake Reviews Are Everywhere - Trust Results Instead!

In your search to find the right plastic surgeon, you may have noticed that many, if not most plastic surgeons, have great reviews posted on online sites. Is this because every plastic surgeon out there is amazing? Or because patients are uniformly happy with their results? No. It's because some surgeons pay marketers to leave fake reviews because ...
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Cheap Botox Is Bad Botox

Botox is something of a wonder drug for people who want to turn the clock around, arrest the aging process, and erase crow's feet, forehead lines, and other signs of aging. The only wrinkle with Botox - pardon the pun - is that it has to be re-injected every few months or so for the effects not to wear off. This costs money, so it's only natural fo...
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How Do You Fix Stretch Marks?

Do you have stretch marks? Many people do. No one likes them, and most people feel self conscious when their stretch marks show. There are treatments and solutions to skin that is stretched and damaged, including removing the stretched skin itself. Let's talk about what they are.What Are Stretch Marks? Stretch marks are scars or lesions - long, nar...
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Wedding Day Confidence Is Beautiful

It's wedding season, and some of our gorgeous patients have been sharing their wedding day photos with us. "I wanted to feel confident and look amazing in my wedding dress. Mission accomplished!" We're always delighted when we get tagged in pictures or when our patients follow up with their personal success stories. Every woman, of course, wants to...
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What Is a Brazilian Butt Lift?

The Brazilian butt lift (BBL) procedure has been in great demand in recent years largely because the curviness of celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Beyonce are in vogue. While there are exercises that can make the thigh and buttock areas more shapely and prominent, not everyone can exercise their way to voluptuousness. Their bodies are simply not...
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Do You Have Dark Circles or Eye Bags?

Do you have dark shadows or "bags" under your eyes? People experience eye bags more as they age, and having circles under the eyes is often seen as a sign of aging or ill health. Why do people get eye bags? We'll talk about that here and tell you what you can do to erase or diminish them. Eye Bags or Tear TroughsCircles under the eyes are also know...
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Why Caring for Your Stitches Is So Important

Many cosmetic procedures require incisions, and if those incisions are deep enough, the skin will need stitching to heal. Your surgical procedure is the first part of the process. Proper healing, the second part of the process, is as vital to a good result as the surgery itself, and that depends on you. Dr. Bancroft and Dr. Feldman will use their t...
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What Is Bra Bulge?

Many women have excess breast tissue that is visible when they wear a bra or a swimsuit. This is also known as "bra bulge." Having obvious bra bulge can make wearing sleeveless dresses and tank tops challenging as the view from the front and side will not be smooth and attractive. For this reason, many women seek out plastic surgery to fix their br...
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Dr. Feldman Inducted into RealSelf Hall of Fame!

We are pleased to announce that RealSelf has inducted our Dr. Evan M. Feldman into the RealSelf Hall of Fame! He has been recognized for his high patient ratings and his ongoing commitment to consumer education. Dr. Feldman is one of 1,000 board-certified doctors to be inducted into the RealSelf Hall of Fame. Prior to receiving this award, Dr. Feld...
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Why Winter Break Is a Great Time to Have Plastic Surgery

As the holiday season, with its meal planning, gift giving, and merrymaking draws to a close, you're probably ready to "celebrate" some quiet time. There are so many things to do with family and friends between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, you might not be able to imagine squeezing in anything else. If you're thinking of having plastic surgery,...
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Celebrating Your First Holiday Season after Plastic Surgery

December is a month full of holidays - and holiday parties. This means that for many of our patients, it will be an opportunity to show off their improved faces and figures to family or far away friends. On the one hand, it can feel wonderful to celebrate when you know you look great. On the other hand, you might not want to answer a bunch of intru...
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What Does a Breast Augmentation Scar Look Like?

 If you are making the decision to have your breasts augmented or lifted, it's important to take your time in choosing a plastic surgeon. It's also wise to write down the questions you have about the procedure or procedures you are considering. During your consultation with Dr. Feldman, you will have the opportunity to ask any of these questio...
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Do You Have Acne Scars?

Acne is a common problem and a tough one. It's hard to feel confident when your skin is plagued with acne flare ups and breakouts. Not only is acne hard when it's actively occurring, but it often leaves acne scars that cause people to feel permanently self conscious about their appearance. Why does acne leave scars, and what can people do about it?...
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Bancroft Feldman Offers SkinPen - The Only FDA Approved Microneedling Device

We've talked before about taking good care of your skin, and why it's important to maintain a beauty regimen that will keep your skin looking healthy and fine. People with acne scarring often struggle to find options to minimize the redness and pitting of their skin, however, especially when the scarring is deep and rolling. Fortunately, the Food a...
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Tips for Better Appointment Scheduling

Every doctor's office struggles with handling patients who come late for their appointments or do not show up at all, and Bancroft Feldman Plastic Surgery is no different. It's easy to see why this creates difficulty for our doctors and the office staff, but ultimately it's a problem for patients as well. The entire day can be an hour or more behin...
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Selfies Increase Demand for Plastic Surgery

In a short amount of time, the selfie has made a huge impact on society. Selfies are ubiquitous. For Millennials and Generation Z, every occasion, large or small, requires documentation with selfies. On average, millennials are expected to take 25,700 selfies in their lifetimes. In fact, because of selfies, there is a greater demand for plastic sur...
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Celebrities Open up about their Plastic Surgery

A stigma surrounding plastic surgery has existed in the American public for decades. Many people who have had plastic surgery, including film stars and society figures, adopted a "Don't ask, don't tell" policy with regards to disclosing what they've had done as a result. Most of their public assumed that the rich and beautiful were improving themse...
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When Is the Best Time for a Mommy Makeover?

Women want to have children, and they want to nurture their children. They love their kids, but they also love their bodies, and if anything is hard on a woman's body it's childbirth and breastfeeding. Mothers know that their bodies aren't their own while their babies are small. A mother's body feeds, nurtures, protects and cares for her children. ...
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What Is the Difference between Botox and Dermal Fillers?

Many people think Botox and dermal fillers are interchangeable, but they're not. They do very different things. We've talked before about what Botox is and why it's so popular, but many people who are less familiar with cosmetic surgery wonder what the difference is between Botox and fillers. Here we will go over what they are and where they're use...
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