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Breast Augmentation Using Your Own Fat

Breast Augmentation Using Your Own Fat from plastic surgeon in new york

A common treatment for Breast Augmentation is the use of silicone or saline breast implants. Although the results are natural looking, there are risks associated such as: infection from the rupture of a saline implant, or an allergic reaction and infections as a result of a ruptured silicone implant. In addition, silicone has also been shown to increase the incidence of lymphoma in patients.   In my practice, we offer Breast Augmentation using your own fat. Using your own fat is a safe alternative that avoids these risks with safe and excellent results. This procedure enables you to use your … Continue reading

Repair Summer Damage During The Winter Season: Fraxel Laser

Fraxel Laser procedures from dermatologist in new york

The last thing on our minds during the winter season is sun damage. The weather is cool, you’re all covered up, and the days seem shorter and shorter. However, the winter season is the best time of year to un-do summer damage! Let’s break down the reasons why: First, what is Fraxel Laser? Fraxel is a gentle yet powerful laser treatment known to reduce signs of sun damage, wrinkles, and sun spots. The microscopic laser penetrates the skin to transform sun damaged skin into healthy skin by stimulating the patient’s own collagen! Results increase over time as the deep layers … Continue reading

Why is your night-time skin regimen so important?

Skin Care Night Time at Ariel Ostad MD PC - Cosmetic, Laser & Dermatologic Surgery

We know you’re busy, but after a chaotic day at work, and dealing with pollution in the air, you become exposed to harsh elements that can affect your skin’s appearance. Establishing a regular night time skin care routine will preserve your skin’s natural glow, restore moisture, and allow the skin to repair & heal overnight. If you would like to learn how to create a healthie glow after a night’s rest, please read our quick steps below! P.M. Skin Care: 5 steps for an optimal night time skin care routine. Wash your face. It is important to wash away all … Continue reading

Winter Effects on The Skin: How to keep your skin glowing during this holiday season!

Skin care during winter season, guide from Dermatologist Dr. Ostad in New York

Winter is a joyous time of year, bringing us holiday cheer, hot chocolate, ice skating, and of course the beautiful snow! But with the cold weather coming near, we need to face  the facts. The harsh winter season also brings upon the appearance of dull, dry, and irritated skin. And let’s face it! No one wants crusty, red, and itchy skin during the never ending family get togethers and holiday parties! Why Winter, Why ? First, let’s tackle the reasoning behind why our skin dries up during the winter. Cold weather and low levels of humidity results in dry air. … Continue reading

Non-Surgical Chin Augmentation: Chiseled Chin without the Knife

Non-Surgical Chin Augmentation from expert plastic surgeon in NY

The chin is a very defining feature, providing structure and beauty to our face. Many individuals suffer from a poorly projected, undefined chin. Enhancing your chin can improve facial harmony, restore balance and add symmetry to your facial features, while the ending result is a more youthful and refined appearance. Also, if you suffer from the appearance of a “double-chin”, a chin enhancement can downplay this effect. The Good News: The patient no longer requires going under the knife in order to achieve a chin enhancement procedure. We can now offer to our patients a Non-Surgical Chin Augmentation, using only … Continue reading

Look younger with neck lift surgery in NY

Look younger with neck lift surgery from surgeon in NY

Youthful skin doesn’t stop at your chin. Instead of hiding loose skin beneath a high-necked top or scarf, consider neck lift surgery at Ariel Ostad MD PC in NY. The procedure is performed at Dr. Ostad’s AAAASF (American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities) certified surgical facility. Only local anesthetic is required, and recovery time is brief. What is a neck lift? An anterior neck lift is a cosmetic surgery designed to address: Excess skin at jaw and neck Lax skin Crepey skin Excess fat Double chin Pronounced platysmal bands Folds of tissue at the neck A precise incision is … Continue reading

Mohs surgery procedure saves lives in NY

Life saving Mohs surgery procedure from dermatologic surgeon in NY

Skin cancer statistics are sobering. Each year in this country, more than 5.4 million non-melanoma skin cancers are treated. Melanoma, the deadliest form of the disease, will claim nearly 10,000 lives in 2017. Yet the prognosis for most skin cancers is very good, with early detection and premier treatment. In many cases, Mohs micrographic surgery procedure is the best choice for patients in NY for its high cure rate. The Mohs difference Most traditional skin cancer removal techniques involve excising (cutting away), freezing, or burning the lesion. A generous area around the lesion is also taken, in an attempt to get all … Continue reading

Treatment of skin cancer and more from dermatologic surgeon in NY

Treatment for skin cancer and more from dermatologic surgeon in NY

As a Board-certified dermatologic surgeon, Dr. Ariel Ostad has advanced training in this specialized area. He combines that training with a wealth of experience and a naturally artistic eye for optimal results. Procedures such as Mohs surgery for treatment of skin cancer are performed at Dr. Ostad’s AAAASF (American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities) certified surgical center in NY. What is dermatologic surgery? Dermatologic surgery is intended to repair or improve the condition, function, or appearance of skin. In some cases, dermatologic surgery involves nails or hair.   Dr. Ostad is experienced in a wide range of dermatologic … Continue reading

Acne scar removal treatment in NY creates refined complexions

Acne scar removal treatments from dermatologist in NY

Most people will experience acne at some point in their lives. Without effective treatment, it may result in noticeable scarring that impact appearance permanently. However, at his state of the art clinical facility in NY, Dr. Ariel Ostad offers advanced acne scar removal techniques for effective treatment of even old, deep scarring. Types of acne Pimples are the result of hair follicles becoming clogged with excess oil and dead skin cells. Bacteria thrive in these conditions, excreting irritants that inflame follicles. Any type of acne can leave scars if it is picked, squeezed, treated improperly, or severe. Blackheads – Open surface comedones … Continue reading

Skin filler injections rejuvenate faces in NY

Rejuvenate faces with skin filler injections from dermatologist in NY

Once, cosmetic surgery was the only option for wrinkle reduction. Today women and men in NY have an effective, nonsurgical alternative. Skin filler injections are a minimally invasive technique to restore lost volume and lessen wrinkles. Dermal filler basics Popular fillers fall into these categories: Hyaluronic acid (HA) – This substance occurs naturally in the human body, comprising eyeball fluid, and keeping joints lubricated. The HA used in dermal fillers is made in a lab, not animal sourced, reducing risk of allergic reaction. Each HA molecule binds with many times its own weight in water, boosting skin hydration and volume. Depending on … Continue reading


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