Blog Archive

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Facelift Surgery May 4th, 2022

Sun damage, aging, smoking, and even menopause can lead to sagging and stretching of the facial features, causing lines, wrinkles, and drooping. A traditional facelift can help address these issues, giving you back a taut, youthful appearance.You can actively participate in making your facelift results last as long as possible...

Bothered by Acne Scars? Rejuvapen® Can Help Apr 6th, 2022

Acne can leave its mark on your face, from discolored spots to sharp “ice pick” dimples that never seem to smooth out. Fortunately, modern cosmetic dermatology has an answer for unsightly acne scarring.  At DiGeronimo MD Advanced Plastic Surgery in Miami, Florida, Dr. Ernest M. DiGeronimo can use the Rejuvapen® microneedling system to...

How Does Aging Affect Eyelids? Mar 7th, 2022

Eyelid sagging, also known as ptosis, is the reason for around 150,000 eyelid surgeries in the US every year.  The most common cause of eyelid sagging and bagging is aging, but there are also adjacent causes. At DiGeronimo MD Advanced Plastic Surgery in Miami, Florida, Dr. Ernest M. DiGeronimo can...

Is a Brazilian Butt Lift Safe? Feb 7th, 2022

Cosmetic surgery is a deeply personal choice, and you have to weigh the potential risks yourself. However, the Brazilian butt lift is shrouded in misconceptions. If you’re unhappy with the size and shape of your buttocks, it might be time to consult with a trustworthy surgeon about whether this procedure...

Recovering from Chin Augmentation: What to Expect Jan 6th, 2022

A “weak” or receding chin can make you feel self conscious or unhappy with your appearance. A strong chin is often associated with virility or decisiveness, while a weak chin is associated with the opposite attributes. It’s no wonder people seek out chin augmentation as a way to strengthen their...

5 Benefits of a Neck Lift Dec 8th, 2021

The skin on our necks is not only highly visible, but also prone to the effects of aging. Facelifts are considered the gold standard for antiaging procedures, but this concept can be applied to the neck as well. By lifting the skin under your jaw, you can combat wrinkles, sagging,...

Are Botox® and Dysport® the Same? Nov 9th, 2021

If you’ve never received antiaging injections before, you might be surprised by how many cosmetic injectables exist. With so many neurotoxins and fillers on the market, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and confused while going over your options.  While Botox® and Dysport® are similar, there are a few key differences...

How Plasma Injections Can Treat Your Wrinkles Oct 13th, 2021

The aging process, exposure to the sun, a smoking habit, weight gain and loss, smiling or frowning — all of these factors can contribute to wrinkles showing up on your face. Fortunately, there is a way to reverse the appearance of wrinkles and smooth away fine lines for a fresher...

Am I a Good Candidate for a Nose Job? Sep 16th, 2021

Are you unhappy with the shape or size of your nose and want a change in your appearance? Maybe you have sinus issues, and nose surgery could give you relief. To find out if you are a good candidate for a nose job, or rhinoplasty, you need to talk to...

Get a Flat Tummy with Abdominoplasty Aug 8th, 2021

Excess skin, stubborn fat, and previous pregnancies or surgeries can get in the way of your beach body, making it difficult to achieve a flattering figure. A full or partial tummy tuck can completely transform your stomach, giving you a tighter, more toned abdomen.  At DiGeronimo MD Advanced Plastic Surgery...

How a Fat Transfer Works Jul 13th, 2021

Have you ever found yourself wishing that you could take fat from one part of your body and move it to another? Your wish can be a reality with the help of DiGeronimo MD Advanced Plastic Surgery. We offer a procedure called fat transfer, which allows you to remove and...

Am I Too Old for a Breast Lift? Jun 1st, 2021

Over the years, your body goes through many transitions that change the shape and size of your breasts. These changes are normal and natural, whether they come from motherhood, aging, or lifestyle changes. Our team of health care professionals at DiGeronimo MD Advanced Plastic Surgery understands the desire to restore...

Which Cosmetic Injectable Is Best for You? May 14th, 2021

Nonsurgical cosmetic procedures are steadily increasing in popularity, with over one million Americans opting for injectables every year. There are many options to choose from depending on the kind of enhancement you desire. But how do you know which one is best for you? At DiGeronimo MD Advanced Plastic Surgery,...

Head Into Swimsuit Season With Confidence With a Labiaplasty Apr 12th, 2021

It’s almost summertime, and that means swimsuit season is just around the corner. This time of year can be difficult for many women who struggle with excess labia tissue. Whether it’s something you’ve dealt with your whole life, or a change in your body after childbirth, having too much labia...

Smooth Out Sagging and Bulging Thighs With a Thigh Lift Mar 9th, 2021

For decades, there has been societal pressure to have beautiful, well-sculpted legs – especially on women. Diets, exercises, and even home remedies like creams or store-bought machines have brought promises of smoother, tighter legs. But those options don’t work for everyone. If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your legs...

How You Can Get Your Prepregnancy Body Back with Body Contouring Feb 10th, 2021

Pregnancy is such a beautiful and miraculous part of life, and having a child brings so much love and joy. With all the wonderful things that come with motherhood, you may find that down the road, you’re missing your prepregnancy body. For many women, a healthy diet and regular exercise...

All You Need to Know About Vaginal Rejuvenation Jan 13th, 2021

Undergoing plastic surgery on your genitals can be daunting. You probably have a ton of questions about the procedure and what to expect. Our team here at DiGeronimo MD Advanced Plastic Surgery wants to put you at ease and in the know when it comes to vaginal rejuvenation.  What is...

Noncosmetic Reasons to Have Breast Surgery Dec 3rd, 2020

When you think about breast surgery, what likely comes to your mind is getting a breast augmentation in order to increase the size of your breasts, change their shape, or change where they sit on your chest. However, many women undergo breast surgery for noncosmetic reasons as well, and we...

Myths and Facts About Facelifts Nov 8th, 2020

Are you thinking about getting a facelift, but upon doing some research you become overwhelmed by the amount of information you’re finding? Is some of that information leading you to wonder if you’re even a good candidate for a facelift? The idea of undergoing surgery can be daunting on its...

Erase Your Facial Wrinkles with SculptraⓇ Oct 14th, 2020

For many of us, maintaining a youthful look is an important part of our skincare routine. Unfortunately, creams, serums, and cleansers can only take us so far in our fight against wrinkles. At DiGeronimo MD Advanced Plastic Surgery, we offer SculptraⓇ, an injectable treatment that erases facial wrinkles right before...

Am I a Candidate for a Hair Transplant? Sep 17th, 2020

As youths, we typically take our beautiful, healthy hair for granted. We seldom think about a time when we might start losing our hair. Once that time comes, it can be heartbreaking. Many people try home remedies or store-bought solutions that may or may not take effect. However, there is...

What to Do About Your Loose Neck Skin Aug 19th, 2020

As you get older, it can become more difficult to keep your neck contoured, lifted, and wrinkle-free. Unfortunately, gravity works to pull your skin down over time, and the loss of collagen, the protein that keeps your skin young, results in thinning and further wrinkling of your skin. At DiGeronimo...

Plastic Surgery and COVID-19: What You Should Know Jul 22nd, 2020

If you’re considering undergoing a surgical procedure during COVID-19, you’re not alone. According to a survey by The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, of the 1,000 people surveyed, 49% of those who’d had plastic surgery before are open to undergoing cosmetic surgery in these times, and that 28% of those...

Alternatives to a Face-Lift Jun 11th, 2020

Face-lifts are out! At least that’s what Harper’s Bazaar says in its article on why face-lifts are truly dead! And it’s no wonder why. Today, we have the technology for nonsurgical cosmetic enhancements that can give you the look of a face-lift without any of the hassle of surgery and...

Plump Up Your Buttocks with a Brazilian Butt Lift May 11th, 2020

Want to know what the great thing about a Brazillian butt lift is? The procedure uses your own body fat to enhance your butt. So, you don’t have to deal with any foreign or unnatural substances in your body.  And that’s great, because, well, we don’t have to tell you...

All About Hyaluronic Acid Apr 1st, 2020

Did you know that fillers, like those that use hyaluronic acid, are the second most popular minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, with over 2.6 million performed in 2018 alone?  Not so different from fashion and pop culture, plastic surgery has its popular trends too, and injectable fillers are pretty hot right...

What You Need to Know About the Many Options of Breast Augmentation Mar 17th, 2020

  Still among the most popular cosmetic procedures, breast augmentations accounted for 300,000 of plastic surgeries in the United States alone in 2018. These days, you have more options than just the traditional silicone type.    At DiGeronimo MD Advanced Plastic Surgery, Dr. Ernest and our team are here to...

Show Yourself Some Love with InMode® or CoolSculpting® Body Contouring: Which Is Right for You? Feb 1st, 2020

Whether you’re looking to tighten up loose skin, target some extra pockets of vanity fat, or contour your curves, noninvasive body contouring treatments could be the “treat yourself” gift you’ve been looking for. At DiGeronimo MD Advanced Plastic Surgery, Dr. Ernest and our team are proud to offer you two...

New Year's Resolution: Uncover a Younger Version of Yourself with a Face-lift Jan 1st, 2020

Like most aesthetic and plastic surgery procedures, face-lifts have come a long way in the last few decades. Surgical tools and techniques have been modernized so that incisions are more subtle and some patients can even go home on the same day of the procedure to recover in the comfort...

5 Reasons to Consider Rhinoplasty Dec 1st, 2019

Rhinoplasty remains one of the world’s most popular cosmetic procedures, with more than 200,000 nose jobs performed every year in the U.S. alone. Are you wondering if rhinoplasty could be right for you? At DiGeronimo MD Advanced Plastic Surgery in Miami, Florida, Dr. Ernest DiGeronimo performs both aesthetic and medically...

Get Fuller, More Youthful Skin and Slim Problem Areas at the Same Time With a Fat Transfer Nov 1st, 2019

Do you wish you had fuller lips or defined cheekbones? Do you dream of perkier breasts or a rounder derriere? Instead of turning to dermal fillers or implants, fat transfers are a more natural solution. Plus, they have come with a bonus: They can get rid of your problem areas...

Most Common Aesthetic Procedures for Men Oct 1st, 2019

Many men take great pride in their appearance and feel more confident and comfortable when they look their best. Given that, it’s not surprising that many aesthetic procedures popular among women have grown increasingly in-demand for men.  Many of these procedures are minimally invasive and performed during an in-office appointment,...

Say Goodbye to Love Handles With Surgery-Free CoolSculpting®️ Sep 1st, 2019

While there’s a time and place for cosmetic surgery, did you know that it is possible to get rid of love handles without going under the knife? At DiGeronimo MD Advanced Plastic Surgery in Miami, Florida, we’ve perfected the art of helping you eliminate fat in problem areas such as...

5 Tips to Speed Recovery After Eyelid Surgery Aug 2nd, 2019

Eyelid surgery, or a blepharoplasty, is one of the most effective ways to combat aging in your face, opening up your eyes for a more youthful look. While modern surgical techniques have come a long way, there’s still a period of recovery after eyelid surgery that you need to consider....

Tummy Tuck or Liposuction: Which is Right for Your Muffin Top? Jul 16th, 2019

Belly flab is a common source of concern for both men and women. Even if you eat healthy and work out regularly, you may still struggle to trim down your muffin top.  If you’re frustrated with your lack of progress toward a slimmer midsection, you may be considering plastic surgery....

The Secret to a Natural-Looking Face-Lift Jun 18th, 2019

You’ve taken a good, hard look at all the noninvasive anti-aging therapies out there, and have even dabbled in a few. But most of them seem designed to combat the early signs of aging or just give your skin a healthier glow. If you have significant facial volume loss, jowling,...