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Tummy Tuck Incisions: 3 Frequently Asked Questions

Tummy tuck frequently asked questions

Tummy tuck surgery is always a positive decision for my Albany patients, thanks to its ability to completely transform the body. But before committing to surgery, many prospective patients still have questions about the incision and the resulting scar — both major factors to consider when planning for the procedure. Here are the answers to the questions I hear most often about these aspects of tummy tuck surgery. Can I avoid a tummy tuck scar? Scarring is inevitable with any type of surgery, cosmetic procedures included. Scars are the natural result of the body healing itself, and even less-invasive surgeries … Continue reading »

My 5 Favorite Tips for Wrinkle Prevention

Botox specialist shares tips for Albany patients looking to prevent wrinkles.

Many of our patients who come in for BOTOX® Cosmetic at my Albany, NY practice love the refreshed results it creates. There’s certainly no denying the product’s increasing popularity, amongst men and women alike. As we mentioned in a previous blog post, “BOTOX injections were up by a whopping 759% in 2015 compared to 2000.” BOTOX is ideal for smoothing out dynamic wrinkles that have already developed — but there’s also plenty you can do to delay the onset of wrinkles and slow down the aging process. Here are 5 of my favorite tips: 1. Eat and drink for your … Continue reading »

From Start to Finish: Preparing for Your Breast Augmentation

Preparing for Your Breast Augmentation

I see a lot of breast augmentation patients here in Albany, NY, and nearly everyone considering the procedure wants to know exactly what to expect. For those who are thinking about breast augmentation, this step-by-step guide walks through the entire process, from your initial phone call to the follow-up appointments after surgery. Before The Consultation Your first point of contact will be a phone call with Liz, my personal patient care coordinator. She’ll answer any initial questions you might have and help schedule your appointment. We’re very flexible, and I’m happy to work after-hours to accommodate my patients’ needs, if … Continue reading »

Sun Exposure After Facelift: What You Should Know

Learn about the benefits of facelift surgery with Dr. Jeffrey Rockmore in Albany, NY.

If you’re considering facelift surgery during our sunny summer season in Albany, NY, then you’ll want to spend some time thinking about your plans for the months after your procedure. We all know that sun protection is important year-round, but after plastic surgery, it’s even more vital. That’s because exposure to the sun after any surgery, elective or not, can affect the way your body heals and the way you feel about the outcome. For my patients who plan on being outside after surgery, I recommend lots of sunscreen and sunglasses for at least the first few months after their … Continue reading »

Considering Breast Augmentation? Pay Attention to Patient Testimonials

Hear what patients are saying about Dr. Jeffrey Rockmore, a double board-certified plastic surgeon offering breast augmentation in Albany, NY.

When seeking a qualified plastic surgeon for your breast augmentation, facelift, rhinoplasty, or other cosmetic procedure in Albany, NY, some of your best clues can be found in patient testimonials. While before-and-after photos are also helpful to show your results, they tell you little about the patients’ experiences. What were their consultations like? Were they nervous, and how did the surgeon put them at ease? Why did they choose this particular surgeon as opposed to others in their area? A testimonial can answer all these questions and more. What is a patient testimonial? Plastic surgery is often an emotional process, … Continue reading »

3 Qualities to Look for in a Plastic Surgeon

Selecting a surgeon is a two-sided process, according to Dr. Jeffrey Rockmore, who offers plastic surgery in Albany, NY.drk

If you’ve ever had a consultation for plastic surgery here in Albany, NY, the greater Capital Region, or elsewhere, you probably assumed you were the one doing all the decision-making. But here’s a secret: Your plastic surgeon should also be evaluating you to ensure you make a good team. You see, not only is it important for a patient to understand the surgeon, but the surgeon must also fully understand his or her patient. As I recently explained in an interview with Cliché magazine: “There are many plastic surgeons for a patient to choose from, and the consultation is the … Continue reading »

Maybe She’s Born With It … Maybe It’s BOTOX®

Injectables like BOTOX® Cosmetic and KYBELLA® are seeing a rise in acceptance that mirrors that of early makeup adoption.

Does reality TV imitate life or does life imitate reality TV? That’s a question you might be asking after some recent comments made by Khloe Kardashian, the newly appointed ambassador of double chin treatment KYBELLA®. KYBELLA, an FDA-approved injectable treatment that reduces double chin fat and that’s popular at my Albany plastic surgery practice, is teaming up with Kardashian for its new Live Chin Up campaign, which seeks to empower men and women to live the life they desire. The 31-year-old fitness fanatic is embracing her new role and has recently injected a healthy dose of honesty into the discussion … Continue reading »

Welcome to My Blog

I knew I was interested in plastic surgery after my first year in medical school. I spent the summer after that first year doing research on skin characteristics with a plastic surgeon and shadowing him in the operating room. I was immediately struck by the creativity required in plastic surgery, and how each case and situation was unique. This appealed to my creative side and drew me to the specialty. Once I started along the path of plastic surgery, I became entranced by the cosmetic aspect of the field. The finesse required to achieve natural and subtle results is a … Continue reading »

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