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ALMI’s Got it All: Volume, Regeneration, Longevity and Safety

Published on November 29, 2018 by
ALMI Open House Nov 2018

I was so excited to share in-depth information about my work in the area of regenerative medicine – and ALMI – with the room full of patients and guests at our Open House on November 13! Looks like people in Westport and Fairfield counties are interested in innovative regenerative procedures in aesthetics as the house was packed with men and women of a wide age range (smart of those younger folks in attendance to start thinking NOW about how to address the signs of aging before it gets too bad!).  » Read more

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Eyelids, Plumping, Tightening and Energy – Oh My!

Published on October 31, 2018 by
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You know that feeling when you’re just starting to get into the rhythm of summer? Getting out to meet with friends and family or to exercise is one of the great benefits of long days and warm nights. And then, suddenly, the school supplies appear in CVS, followed quickly by the bags of Halloween candy and it’s time to pull out the Fall boots and sweaters.  » Read more

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Dr. Ellen Mahony on Breast Implants, Patient Education, Safety, and Satisfaction

Published on September 20, 2018 by
Breast Implant Patient Education and Satisfaction

We all set certain expectations for our lives, and it can be frustrating when they don’t pan out exactly as we would have hoped. As our bodies change, whether because of pregnancy, weight loss, or aging, some of us can feel like reality has failed to meet our expectations. Thankfully,  » Read more

Uh-oh…I think I may have “over done” it this summer!

Published on September 5, 2018 by
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I have to confess that after 10 years of sun avoidance, THIS summer I dove in head first…literally.  I can’t explain what came over me but I think it had to do with all of the leg surgery I had these last three years and having been super limited (crutches) from my usual summer activity.   » Read more

Hidden Truths about Cool Sculpting: Beware the “Easy Fix!”

Published on July 30, 2018 by

I see quite a few people every year who have failed Cool Sculpting and arrive in my office with complaints about contour irregularities, asymmetry, as well as insufficient shaping and slimming.  Although these issues are significant, they are not nearly as problematic as the increasing numbers of people I now treat with Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia (PAH).  » Read more

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THREAD ME BABY!

Published on June 29, 2018 by

Remember when I said I would be bringing the Thread Lift to Westport this Summer???  Well, it’s here and it’s awesome!  Stephanie and I were busy all day on Monday treating friends and family with PDO Thread Lifts (PDO stands for Polydioxanone, the material that the threads are made with) and,  » Read more

Transformation is on my mind!

Published on May 31, 2018 by
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Memorial Day has come and gone and we’re officially into the summer months after a long Winter and an even longer “Spring”. Seemingly overnight we’ve moved from dull, grey, cold weather to warm weather and an explosion of blossoming and green! The ability of nature to transform itself so quickly and dramatically amazes me every year.  » Read more

Say Hello to Beautiful Skin

Published on April 25, 2018 by

We are happy to introduce Revision Skin Care. With the help of Stephanie Oertel, PA-C, and Sarah Gentile, MA, we tested and reviewed several of the top medical grade skin care lines.  Needless to say, we were blown away by Revision.
Revision products are made from naturally derived amino acids,  » Read more

The Vampire Breast Lift: Finally, a Non-Surgical Solution for Breast Enhancement!

Published on March 30, 2018 by

I don’t think I know a woman past 35 years old who hasn’t noticed some change in her breasts. The findings that women most often discuss with me include areas of volume loss, collapsed/droopy tissue, diminished cleavage, stretch marks, thinning tissue, crepey skin, loss of rosy color and reduced nipple sensitivity.  » Read more

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When biology meets beauty: Vampire Facelift®…a picture speaks louder than words

Published on March 4, 2018 by

I’m so excited that people are starting to understand, and believe in, the Vampire Facelift!   I know the name sounds hokey and the whole idea of PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) is tough to wrap the head around but, like everything else, pictures speak louder than words! Take a look at the lady below: She embraced the future of anti-aging and is enjoying the youthful benefits of PRP!  » Read more