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When to Consider a Chemical Peel

If you’re looking for a refreshed facial appearance, a chemical peel may be just what the doctor ordered. The minimally invasive procedure does away with the top layers of your skin, gradually revealing a healthier complexion.

Dec 1st, 2021
Complications of a Facial Fracture

When you break one or more bones in your face, you can experience a range of complications that affect both physical function and appearance. Learn more about the issues that arise and how corrective surgery can help.

Nov 1st, 2021
The Many Benefits of Facial Fillers

Facial fillers can give you some of the benefits of a facelift without the hassle of surgery. The minimally invasive treatment involves injections of gel-like substances that create a smoother, younger-looking face.

Oct 5th, 2021
How a Neck Lift Can Make You Look Younger

If your neck is making you look older than you feel, you may want to consider a neck lift. The outpatient procedure can address sagging, loose skin, and more. Here’s how we use a neck lift to help you recover a more youthful-looking neckline.

Sep 8th, 2021
Understanding the Different Types of Skin Cancer

There are several types of skin cancer. Understanding which type you have is important for ensuring proper treatment — a must for the best possible prognosis. Even the most aggressive form is typically curable with early detection.

Aug 4th, 2021
Help for Your Facial Paralysis

Facial paralysis can make many aspects of your day challenging, from chewing food normally to talking to friends with ease. Thankfully, effective surgical and nonsurgical options are available.

Jul 14th, 2021
Should I Choose a Dermal Filler or Dysport®?

Dermal fillers, Botox®, and Dysport® are all quick, minimally invasive treatments that can help you look younger without surgery. They don’t all work quite the same way or on quite the same aesthetic concerns. So how do you choose?

Jun 30th, 2021
Get Rid of Undereye Bags With Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty

Are you bothered by undereye bags that seem to get worse with passing time? You may want to consider lower eyelid blepharoplasty, a surgical procedure that corrects these issues for a more vibrant, younger-looking appearance.

May 14th, 2021
Is Under-Eye Filler Right for Me?

Bothered by sags, bags, or wrinkles under your eyes? If this is true for you and you’d prefer to avoid surgery, an under-eye filler may be just what the doctor ordered. This minimally invasive, injectable treatment brings immediate results that last.

Apr 20th, 2021
Tighten Saggy Skin with FaceTite

Bid your wrinkles adieu with FaceTite — a state-of-the-art, nonsurgical procedure that smooths, tightens, and plumps your skin to help you look as young as you feel.

Mar 1st, 2021
Beauty of Laser Treatments

Laser treatments are non-surgical, non-invasive and frequently the popular choice among patients looking for a cosmetic boost to their skin. The Clear and Brilliant laser is one example of an effective laser treatment, a favorite of many of our patients.

Sep 17th, 2020
The Dangers of Precancerous Skin Lesions

Skin cancer can be devastating. News of tumorous skin cells growing amd multiplying at accelerated rates can be frightening. This is why prevention and early detection of skin cancer is key. Prior to the development of skin cancer cells and tumors...

Sep 3rd, 2020
Lip Enhancement via Facial Fillers

Many women opt for lip enhancements non-surgically via facial fillers. Restylane Silk is the facial filler of choice for the lips. To create more voluptuous, juicier, fuller lips, this non-surgical non-invasive treatment is done by injection by...

Jul 9th, 2019
Why Facial Implants are Increasing in Popularity

Facial implants are used by cosmetic plastic surgeons to create a defined or prominent accentuation of certain features of the face such as the jaw, cheeks, or chin. Depending on the individual’s desired goal, almost any aesthetic can be accomplished.

Jun 3rd, 2019
Tear Duct Reconstruction

Tear duct surgery may be warranted when the tear ducts are blocked causing peripheral vision or issues with the eye such as excessive tearing. Tear duct reconstuction surgery may be required at that point to remove the blockage in the ducts.

May 23rd, 2019
Risks of Skin Cancer & Pre-Cancerous Lesions

Skin cancer is dangerous and presents real health issues for an individual diagnosed with one of the many forms of skin cancer or a pre-cancerous skin lesion that has not yet developed into cancer.

May 7th, 2019
Reconstructive Surgery for Orbital Tumors and Fractures

When trauma or injury to the orbital socket or area near or around the eyes occurs, the consequences can be significant. If left untreated, one can inevitably lose or tarnish their eyesight as a result. Dr. Schwarcz recommends repair...

Apr 24th, 2019
How We Treat Keloid, Acne and Hypertrophic Scars

Undesirable and uncomfortable scars can be removed. Hypertrophic scars are unsightly, flat and cosmetically not pretty which is why many of our patients seek to remove them. In the case of hypertrophic scars which are caused by excessive collagen...

Apr 10th, 2019
Treatment Options for Under Eye Dark Circles

Dark circles under the eyes are increasingly common. Both men and women alike seek cosmetic treatments for their dark circles with a cosmetic plastic surgeon. Dr. Robert Schwarcz is a New York oculoplastic facial surgeon and...

Jul 16th, 2018
Treatment Options for Facial Volume Loss

Facial Implants: The Surgical Treatment Option for Lost Facial Volume Facial implants are designed to augment and enhance the contours and cosmetic appearance of the face.

Jul 1st, 2018
Facial Filler Injection with Oculoplastic Surgeon

Anyone who is looking to undergo a non-surgical procedure that fills out hollowed areas of the face and improves the appearance of the fine lines, creases, lack of volume and wrinkles may benefit from facial filler injections.

May 8th, 2018
A Restylane Silk Filler Specialist

Restylane Silk is a revolutionary treatment that can aid in the war against aging. Approved by the FDA, this treatment is part of the Restylane product line that has been giving people great results since 2014.

Oct 15th, 2017
Cosmetic Orbital Decompression Surgery

Proptosis is a condition that causes the eyes to appear large and disproportionate to the rest of the face. Bulging eyes receive too much air exposure and are susceptible to harm from foreign objects.

Oct 3rd, 2017
Droopy Eyelids and Revisional Eyelid Ptosis Surgery

When droopy eyelids are caused by unsatisfactory results from a previous surgery, the patient can opt to undergo revisional ptosis reconstructive surgery. To tighten or move the levator muscle of the orbit, an oculoplastic surgeon can...

Sep 20th, 2017
The Mid-Face Lift and Cheek Augmentation

Age, gravity and sun damage can eventually cause fat deflation and facial descent. In the mid-face from the nasolabial folds to the lower eyelids, these issues are particularly noticeable. As a person grows older, the mid-face may deflate...

Sep 18th, 2017
Orbital Blowout Fracture Surgery

Injuries to the eye socket and surrounding eye structures are a common occurrence. Blunt force trauma and sharp force trauma due to assaults, athletic activities and falls can lead to canalicular lacerations, eyelid lacerations, orbital fractures and...

Aug 31st, 2017
Orbital Tumors and Cellulitis

Orbital cellulitis is an infection that occurs behind the orbital septum. This infection usually develops when there are issues with the eyelids or sinuses, which are adjacent to the orbits.

Aug 16th, 2017
Almond Eye Surgery

Almond eyes are characterized by a slightly raised outer corner or canthus and a lower eyelid that sits at the lower edge of the iris.

Aug 4th, 2017
Tear Trough Treatment and Sunken Eye Treatment

Tear trough deformities often occur in those who have certain genes or thin faces. This hollow area under the eyes gives the appearance of dark circles, making the eyes look tired or sunken.

Jul 24th, 2017
Eyelid Skin Cancer Surgery and Eyelid Reconstruction

Cancerous and benign skin lesions commonly develop on eyelid skin because the skin is thin, and it receives a substantial amount of long-term sunlight exposure. However, many eye-fold lesions are not cancerous.

Jul 11th, 2017
What Is Asian Blepharoplasty?

The crease, shape and eye-fold corners of Asian people’s eyelids differ from those of Caucasian people’s eyelids. In those who are of Asian descent, the orbital fat of the upper eyelids is more prominent, and the upper lids have either lower...

Jun 28th, 2017
Injectable Treatments

Who Is a Candidate for Facial Injectables? There are numerous surgical and non-surgical methods available to those living in the New York area to reverse the signs of facial aging.

Jun 11th, 2017
Revisional Eyelid Surgery

In some cases, facial and eyelid surgeries like blepharoplasty, a brow lift, canthoplasty and ptosis surgery result in functional or cosmetic problems.

May 17th, 2017
Cosmetic Treatments for a Sagging Neck & Face

Sagging skin around the face and neck is typically one of the first signs of aging. Over time, the skin becomes less elastic, and the underlying fat that supports the skin of the face and neck can shift or disappear.

May 8th, 2017
The Facial Implants Procedure

Facial implants are a popular facial rejuvenation treatment among patients in NYC. Board-certified cosmetic surgeon Dr. Schwarcz can use a variety of different implants to augment specific parts of the face to create a younger and more aesthetically...

Apr 28th, 2017
Popular Cosmetic Procedures for Men

Cosmetic surgery is becoming increasingly popular among men in New York City. Treatment by a facial oculoplastic and cosmetic surgeon can be used to address both aesthetic and functional concerns involving the various features of the face.

Apr 18th, 2017
The Best Techniques to Shape and Plump Your Lips

For individuals looking for a simple enhancement treatment for the size and shape of your lips, hyaluronic acid fillers such as Juvederm®, Restylane®, and Restylane Silk® are effective methods to achieve full, natural-looking lips. Hyaluronic acid...

Apr 1st, 2017
5 Signs You Need Revision Eyelid Surgery

Most patients undergoing eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, do so for aesthetic or medical reasons. Blepharoplasty surgery is an effective way to remove loose skin and excess fat around the eyes that can add years to the overall appearance...

Mar 10th, 2017
Treat Your Excessive Sweating with Botox

An estimated 2.8 percent of the American population, or about 8 million people, suffer from a condition called hyperhidrosis. These people sweat heavily from their armpits, soles of the feet, or palms of their hands.

Feb 20th, 2017
Cheek Implants Create Definition & Tone

Cheek implants are a way to improve facial balance and definition. Facial implants reduce signs of aging around the eyes and create a more proportioned mid-face.

Feb 11th, 2017
Lip Augmentation: The Path to Plumper Lips with Dermal Fillers

Lip augmentation using dermal fillers is a non-surgical treatment for creating full, voluminous lips. In the past, lip augmentation typically involved collagen injections. Today, the most popular dermal fillers contain hyaluronic acid, which is safer...

Feb 9th, 2017
How A Chin Implant Can Contour Your Face

A person’s face is seen as attractive, or otherwise appealing based upon our individual and cultural perceptions of beauty. Ultimately, this is rooted in the highly-evolved perception of specific traits, which people have developed over thousands of years.

Jan 17th, 2017
Reasons for Getting a Brow Lift

As a person ages, their eyebrows often begin to sag, becoming flat and droopy. This creates a tired look, which can affect how a person sees themselves, as well as how other people interact with them.

Jan 10th, 2017
How Rhinoplasty is Performed

Rhinoplasty is a type of cosmetic procedure used to reshape the nose to improve its structure. Patients often have this procedure done to correct a deformity.

Jan 2nd, 2017
Treat Your Lips With Restylane Silk

estylane Silk is a simple, easy-to-administer facial filler that can be used for targeted treatment of fine wrinkles and deeper facial lines.

Dec 22nd, 2016
Recovery Success For a Facelift

A facelift is a cosmetic surgical procedure routinely performed by Dr. Schwarcz to enhance the skin elasticity and youthfulness of the face.

Nov 11th, 2016
Tips for the Blepharoplasty Procedure

Once you’ve decided to have undergo the eyelid blepharoplasty procedure to reconstruct your eyelids and tighten sagging skin around your eyes, it’s important to prepare yourself properly.

Oct 19th, 2016
The 411 On Eyelid Blepharoplasty

With time, the muscles surrounding the eyes lose their strength. This can cause loose folds and sagging skin in the upper eyelids and bags under the eyes.

Oct 3rd, 2016
Facts About Cosmetic Lip Enhancement

Full, lush, and shapely lips have come into style these days. Lips like Angeline Jolie’s have become desirable to many women, although the possibility of “duck lips,” those extremely large and grotesque results of poorly done cosmetic procedures...

Sep 5th, 2016
How to Remove Unsightly Scars and Keloids

Part of the aftermath of having an invasive surgical procedure is the resulting scar. Scar tissue is made of myofibroblasts and collagen fibers, which are the same tissues of the skin it has replaced, but with a different fiber composition.

Aug 25th, 2016
The Basics of Rhinoplasty

Anyone who desires to have a more attractive nose can undergo a rhinoplasty procedure to achieve natural-looking results.

Aug 21st, 2016
Cosmetic Surgery: A Liposuction Guide

Liposuction is a type of surgery that removes unwanted fat from the body. Your surgeon can use this body contouring procedure to remove fat in areas such as your hips, arms, love handles, thighs, calves and neck.

Aug 15th, 2016
The Pros of Otoplasty

Otoplasty is an option for patients who want to change the size, shape, or position of your ears.

Aug 1st, 2016
Fat Grafting or Fillers: Which Is Better?

Part of what makes a youthful face is the presence of subcutaneous fat. This is what keeps skin smooth and unwrinkled and produces round cheeks and soft lips.

Jul 18th, 2016
Revitalize Your Skin with a Chemical Peel

The aging process slows the manner in which dead skin cells slough off. The net result is the skin does not appear as vibrant as it did when a person was younger. A chemical peel is a non-surgical treatment that eliminates the top layer of skin.

Jun 6th, 2016
Am I A Good Candidate for a Facial Implant?

Subtle implants are an excellent way to restore your facial symmetry and take years off of your appearance, but many patients are unsure of exactly how these procedures are carried out.

Apr 25th, 2016
What is ClearLift and is it really painless?

Improving the appearance of your skin no longer requires expensive and painful procedures. More patients than ever are now turning to non-ablative treatments such as ClearLift to help them take years off of their appearance.

Apr 14th, 2016
Understanding The Options For Cosmetic Lip Surgery

If you think that your lips are too big or too small, then there are a number of cosmetic surgery options available for you. A cosmetic procedure can improve your appearance and increase your confidence.

Mar 29th, 2016
What Are the Benefits of a Mid-Facelift?

One of the most prominent advancements in plastic surgery is the mid-facelift. The mid-facelift is an innovative procedure that promotes a complete facial rejuvenation for women who would like to reduce sagging above the mouth but below the eyes.

Mar 15th, 2016
Can Dermal (Facial) Fillers Treat Acne Scars?

Acne scars develop when collagen production is disrupted while acne is healing. Acne scars are notoriously stubborn and they can be a source of embarrassment for men and women.

Mar 1st, 2016
What are the Benefits of Facial Skin Peels

For New Yorkers on the go, skin imperfections are an unwelcome fact of life. With a chemical peel, you can enhance the appearance of skin—reducing or banishing everything from fine lines and wrinkles to sun spots and dark circles—in a non-invasive,...

Feb 24th, 2016
Brow Lift or Blepharoplasty – which do I need?

With age comes change, more than our maturity levels and career advancements can measure. Our appearances in themselves change with time, and our faces in particular can begin to look chronically exhausted.

Feb 8th, 2016
How Facial Fillers Can Treat Acne Scarring

Acne scarring is a common problem in those who have experienced blackheads, pimples and acne. There are five different types of acne scarring that are typically seen by Dr. Schwarcz.

Feb 1st, 2016
Understanding Socket Repair Surgery

Repairing An Orbital Fracture An orbital fracture, or eye socket fracture, typically occurs as the result of trauma. Large orbital fractures can cause double vision.

Jan 16th, 2016
How Has Rhinoplasty Evolved over the Years?

History of Rhinoplasty Rhinoplasty has been performed for thousands of years, with descriptions of the procedure, which involved rudimentary shaping of flaps of the nose or applying grafts, found in ancient Egyptian medical texts from 3000 BC.

Nov 12th, 2015
What Permanent Lip Augmentation Options Are Available?

The human body is indeed beautiful in form and function. That being said, many people believe rightly that there is much that can be done to improve on nature. To this end, many people opt for cosmetic surgery to do just that .

Nov 6th, 2015
How ClearLift Can Treat Broken Capillaries

Having clear and beautiful skin is definitely a blessing. No not only is it good for physical health, but having healthy and radiant skin can definitely improve anyone’s looks .

Oct 23rd, 2015