Smile lines and laugh lines sound like reminders of life’s joyful and happy moments, but to you, they may not be a laughing matter. Lines and indentations around the corners of your mouth and/or eyes can make you look older, sadder or more tired than you really are.
If you are bothered by laugh lines or smile lines, Dr. Erwin Bulan and our team can help. Before we explain the available solutions, let’s take a look at what causes these pesky lines and wrinkles. Continue reading
In a recent survey from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), 64 percent of members reported they have seen a dramatic increase in patients under age 30 request facial cosmetic surgery and injectable treatments. Among the most popular non-invasive facial treatments is Botox, which softens the appearance of wrinkles and lines and produces almost instantaneous results.
So is having Botox in your 20s a good idea? Dr. Erwin Bulan, a top Northern New Jersey plastic surgeon, explains the answer in detail. Continue reading
Kybella is the first and only treatment, approved by the FDA, designed to reduce or eliminate submental fat, or fat under the chin. This is great news for adults that are bothered by the dreaded “double chin.” Kybella is an exciting alternative to traditional liposuction because it is non-surgical, non-invasive and there is small downtime and minimal risk.
Here, Dr. Erwin Bulan, a sought-after plastic surgeon in Northern New Jersey, explains how this incredible injectable is able to change a person’s profile and improve the shape and contour of their jawline. Continue reading
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 like microdermabrasion can help soothe it, and lighten existing acne scars. The answer is: it depends. Microdermabrasion can be helpful for individuals with a certain type of acne, and harmful for others. Continue reading