The Straight Scoop on Plastic Surgery Trends

Plastic surgery is growing in popularity – according to an American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ 2015 report, more than 15.9 million cosmetic procedures were performed in the U.S. in 2015 — 1.7 million cosmetic surgical procedures and 14.2 million cosmetic minimally-invasive procedures. Breast augmentation surgery leads the pack as the most popular.  » Read more

Report from the Operating Room

Ellen in OR

I used to think the operating room would be a scary kind of place with a lot of formality, sternness and lives’ constantly in teetering balance.  Makes me wonder sometimes how I even got into surgery with that image blazed in my mind! My first experience with ‘operating’ took place in Tanzania,  » Read more

December: Gratitude and Renewal

The month of December often comes along faster than most of us are prepared for. The period between the end of summer and the end of the year is full: back-to-school, change of seasons, numerous holidays and prep for New Year’s celebrations. This end of year has been especially stressful for most with a tumultuous presidential election thrown into the mix.  » Read more

Ask Ellen about Botox Parties

Q: What exactly is a Botox Party AND How do I Host one for My Friends??
Ellen: Botox Parties seem to have evolved from pop culture’s very public awareness and enthusiasm for cosmetic procedures which can erase years from your actual age…. And everyone is talking about it.  » Read more

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Ask Ellen About Tummy Tuck

Q: “Prior to having children I loved my mid section. My pre baby tummy was flat and tight and I want it back! I’m considering a Tummy Tuck. How do I know if I’m a candidate?”
Ellen: The only way to know for certain that you’re a candidate for Tummy Tuck (also referred to as Abdominoplasty) is to come see me for a consultation.  » Read more

Join Me for The Fitness Challenge- Part II

2014 was my first time, e-v-e-r entering a Body Building competition. But as a 57 year old woman, I was challenged by the many physical changes middle age bombarded in my direction. Afterall, I ask you… who can’t relate to the multitude of aching body parts, widening mid-section, drooping skin, waning strength and look of utter exhaustion??  » Read more

Ask Ellen About About Our Latest Technology: Collagen Induction Therapy!

Q: “I’ve heard about Micro-Needling on the TV show, “The Doctors,” described as the latest Hollywood Secret…tell me more??!”
Ellen: Well you’re correct, Micro-Needling, also known as Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT), is a hot topic in the non-surgical skin care revolution and rightly so! It’s an innovative technology to rejuvenate the skin without injuring the protective epidermal layer.  » Read more

Ask Ellen About Dermal Fillers

Q: “Why are soft tissue fillers so popular?”
Ellen: “Fillers” have become mainstream as non-surgical procedures due to their versatility in treating a variety of facial conditions. Popular uses include minimizing some wrinkles, making the lips fuller, disguising some scars, enhancing cheek shape and even minimizing the appearance of under eye bags and shadows.  » Read more

Ask Ellen About Liposuction

Q: “I’m thinking about non-surgical lipo, like Cool Sculpt or Smart Lipo, for my belly, hips and thighs. I heard the recovery is less time and it’s more affordable…Ellen, what do you think?”
Ellen: The “Gold Standard” for liposuction remains the Tumescent Technique which is still the most successful and efficient for great results in body contouring.  » Read more