Cosmetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Blog

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How Tobacco Use Can Negatively Affect Your Recovery

During your consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jonathan Heistein, your medical history will be examined in order to determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure. There are certain factors that can cause complications during the procedure and during your recovery. Tobacco use is one of these factors. Smoking can significantly affect […]

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The Two Types of Breast Implants

The breast augmentation procedure is designed to enhance the size of your breasts so that they complement the proportions of your body better and have a more attractive appearance. In order to provide the desired size increase, breast implants that have been sized to your specifications are inserted into the breasts. You have two options […]

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What Is a Dynamic Wrinkle?

Do you notice wrinkles, folds, or age lines on your face when you make certain facial expressions or use certain facial muscles? These are known as dynamic wrinkles, because they only form when your muscles are being stimulated or are in motion. With age and repeated use, these facial muscles can become stiff and sore, […]

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Smoother and Healthier-Looking Skin with Dermabrasion

The beauty of your skin depends on the texture and appearance of its surface. Environmental factors can cause your skin to become dry, patchy, discolored, and uneven in complexion. Other skin conditions like acne, rosacea, and external damage to the skin can create unsightly scars and marks. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jonathan Heistein offers dermabrasion […]

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The Difference Between Dynamic and Static Wrinkles

Botox and Dysport are injectable wrinkle reducers that are incredibly effective at rejuvenating your appearance. Both of these products can effectively treat the two main types of wrinkles: static and dynamic. Dynamic wrinkles only occur when you use your facial muscles. These are commonly seen on areas like the forehead, around the mouth, between the […]

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Deciding Between Silicone and Saline Implants

You may have heard or read discussions or debates over which type of breast implant is the best. Your implant choice is primarily a personal decision, as different kinds of implants provide different results. Knowing which type of implant will provide you with the results you desire will help to make the process easier. The […]

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How Does an Arm Lift Create a More Toned Appearance?

The appearance of your arms depends on the tone and definition of the muscles in the arms and the appearance and elasticity of the arm skin. You may have strong arm muscles that lack the proper definition because there is an excess of loose skin and small pockets of fat on the upper arm. The […]

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Correcting Breast Sagging

Breast sagging, medically known as breast ptosis, is a condition that affects countless women and is something that all women are susceptible to. There are treatments and procedures available that address and correct breast ptosis to restore the appearance and appeal of breasts that have been affected by this issue. The breast lift procedure reshapes […]

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Providing You with the Proper Resources

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jonathan Heistein is renowned for his skill and knowledge in plastic surgery. After years of training and studying, Dr. Heistein knows that the value that knowledge can bring is unparalleled. In order to ensure that our patients have the resources they need to be properly educated on their procedure, Dr. Heistein […]

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The Benefits of Liposuction: Small Incisions

One huge factor that prevents a significant portion of people from pursuing surgical procedures is the thought that they might end up with noticeable post-surgical marks. These marks can seem counterproductive, as they can diminish the results of your procedure by giving the area an unappealing look. A huge benefit to liposuction is the size […]

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