Questions to Ask Yourself before Having Plastic Surgery

The plastic surgery consultation is a good time to ask your surgeon questions about your desired procedure and what it entails. However, before you even set foot in a plastic surgeon’s office, you need to ask yourself some important questions. The best candidates do quite a bit of self-reflection to suss out their motivations, goals… Continue reading

How Young Is Too Young for Breast Reduction?

Exactly how young is too young for breast reduction? Is the 14-year-old girl with breasts so large that she cannot cross her arms over her chest able to pursue surgical correction? What about the 15-year-old being teased by her peers about her large breasts? There is not an exact age at which a teenager becomes… Continue reading

Getting the Most Out of a Plastic Surgeon’s Before-and-After Gallery

Before-and-after photo galleries are the most visited sections of a plastic surgeon’s website. These photos demonstrate what the surgeon is capable of; they also encourage prospective patients to start to think about their own results and what is possible. Dr. Erwin Bulan, a trusted plastic surgeon in Northern New Jersey, encourages prospective patients to get… Continue reading

Male Breast Reduction Inquires Are On the Rise

Recently, the U.K.’s Daily Mail reported that male breast reduction inquiries are up as much as 65 percent over last year — a figure that doesn’t surprise Dr. Erwin Bulan. The doctor has seen a noticeable uptick in the number of men seeking treatment for enlarged breasts. Luckily, his patients are in good hands; Dr.… Continue reading

The CO2RE Intima for Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation

Just as the face and body respond to the aging process, the vagina also undergoes changes (which can be exacerbated by childbirth). Over time, the vaginal walls thin and become less elastic, the tissues shrink and lubrication dwindles. Symptoms such as itching, burning, pain during intercourse and lack of sexual desire are also indicative of… Continue reading

Does Microdermabrasion Treat Acne?

Microdermabrasion is a gentle skin resurfacing treatment. A diamond-tipped device is used to exfoliate the complexion by disrupting the dead, dull cells on the surface of the skin. Then, the dead cells are carefully vacuumed away, revealing fresh, smooth and healthy skin cells. Dr. Erwin Bulan has received inquiries about recurring acne and whether treatments… Continue reading

How Long Do the Results from Liquid Facelift Last?

Liquid facelift is a non-surgical procedure that uses cosmetic injectables to minimize noticeable signs of aging. Most liquid facelifts involve a combination of products like BOTOX, Juvéderm, Restylane, Perlane and Sculptra. If you are concerned about wrinkles, loss of facial volume and other signs of aging, yet you are hesitant to commit to surgery, liquid… Continue reading

5 Things to Know Before Having Tummy Tuck Surgery

New Jersey plastic surgeon Dr. Erwin Bulan believes every tummy tuck patient should be armed with accurate, detailed information about their procedure. During surgical consultations, he does an excellent job informing patients of what to expect and how to plan. In the spirit of open communication, Dr. Bulan thought he would compile a list of… Continue reading

Breast Augmentation Questions You’re Afraid to Ask

No breast augmentation question is too unimportant or private to ask Dr. Erwin Bulan. Though he has heard almost everything from interested candidates, he knows there are some topics that women tend to avoid. Dr. Bulan thought it would be a good idea to address these kinds of breast augmentation questions in their own blog… Continue reading

Facelift Survival Guide

Dr. Erwin Bulan does everything necessary to prepare his facelift patients for surgery. During consultation he clearly explains all of the important aspects of the facelift experience, from preparing for surgery to postop recovery. However, there are also smaller details you may find helpful to know, many of which can make the surgery and recovery… Continue reading