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PRP – The Future of Skin Rejuvenation

PRP special

I get asked a lot of questions about various plastic surgery procedures – at the gym, at cocktail parties and, of course, from patients during consultations. Most of the time I find myself busting various myths or scaling back the hype that has been built up on TV and in magazines.  » Read more

Four Things to Consider About Breast Lifts

There is nothing more frustrating for a woman looking forward to firm, high, perky breasts and then finding out that she’s actually a borderline (or better) candidate for a breast lift, aka mastopexy. She probably thinks “How could this be?  All those pictures on the internet look just like me and they just have implants?” And also,  » Read more

3 Reasons Why Getting Plastic Surgery Won’t Turn You Into a Kardashian

Although I’ve never been a mom, and it’s a little late for me to join that elite class of women, I think I have at least one thing in common with all of the mothers reading this and coming to see me in my Westport office: we don’t view plastic surgery in the same way as the Kardashians.   » Read more

The Ideal Implant:  a Game Changer for Breast Augmentation!

Finally….the “ideal” breast implant is here!  I’ve been waiting a long time for these to appear and am delighted to introduce them to Fairfield County and Connecticut.   Get in line ladies, these are going to be a true game changer! Read all about why I LOVE these IDEAL implants on our procedures page here.  » Read more

More Isn’t Necessarily Better

multiple surgeries

These days, many patients come in for their consultations with me more informed than ever due to the wealth of plastic surgery information and images on the internet. I love these patients because our time together in consultation – and throughout the entire surgery experience – feels even more like a partnership,  » Read more

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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