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Improved Facial Scar Maturation Using Topical Silicone Gel with SPF 30

Improved Facial Scar Maturation Using Topical Silicone Gel with SPF 30 Dean DeRoberts, M.D., Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Syracuse, NY Fig 1. Patient immediately after flap closure. Fig 2. Same patient 6 months post-surgery. Patient used Silagen + SPF 30 gel twice daily beginning 2-3 weeks post-op and continued for 6-8 weeks. ABSTRACT: Silicone based […]

Welcome to NYS Board Certified Esthetician, Marcela Tobar!

Welcome to our new NYS Board Certified Esthetician, Marcela Tobar!   Marcela Tobar, a NYS Board Certified Esthetician, joined us here at DeRoberts in January 2019. Marcela recently won 2018 Best of Syracuse Make-Up Artist! She is also regularly involved in Syracuse Fashion Week and Syracuse Style. Esthetician Services Marcela Offers! Dermaplaning Chemical Peel Microdermabrasion […]

Dermal Fillers — Injectable Treatments Syracuse

Both Juvederm and Restylane are FDA-approved hyaluronic-acid dermal fillers that can be easily injected under the skin. Both brands are known to provide lasting results. There are minor technical differences between these hyaluronic-based products. Restylane is one of the more cohesive dermal fillers and tends to stay where it is placed. It needs to be carefully […]

The Benefits of Abdominal Muscle Tightening During an Abdominoplasty

The abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, is a highly effective plastic surgery procedure that targets the stomach area. Like many other types of plastic surgery, patients and their surgeons are discovering that they can get even better results when combining the procedure with abdominal muscle tightening. Troublesome issues in that area of the body, such as […]

Understanding the Benefits of Silicone Breast Implants

When choosing breast implants, patients and their doctors will consider two primary options – silicone and saline. While there are benefits to both, tremendous growth in the silicone category has caused many plastic surgeons, including Dr. DeRoberts, to make this their preferred implant. There are several key benefits that make silicone the favorite among both […]

Must-Have Items for a Comfortable Recovery After Cosmetic Surgery

Once you’ve scheduled your cosmetic surgery, it’s time to start planning for the recovery period. After arriving home, you’ll want someone nearby to keep you company and help out with simple requests. There are plenty of ways you can prepare your recovery space to make yourself more comfortable. These must-have items will make the experience […]

What Is to Blame for Facial Aging?

Facial aging is inevitable, though how early in life it begins and how significantly it impacts your appearance varies greatly. There are many factors that play a role in determining how severe the signs of facial aging may be in each individual, including genetics, exposure to the sun, smoking habits, and even exercise history. Researchers […]

Learn the Facts About Eyelid Surgery

As we age, signs of facial aging are inevitable. The delicate facial skin begins to lose its elasticity, stretching and drooping. The eyes are particularly vulnerable to these signs of aging. As wrinkles and folds appear, the skin may droop over the eyes. At the same time, bags often form under the eyes. A blepharoplasty, […]

Understanding the Difference Between Injectable Fillers

There are a number of injectable fillers that can offer great results to individuals who want to target trouble areas on the face without having plastic surgery. They can be administered in a matter of minutes, require no recovery time, and offer nearly instantaneous results. Botox Cosmetic – This prescription medicine contains botulinum toxin type-A […]

Facts About Male Breast Reduction Surgery For Adolescents

Gynecomastia is the condition in which men have oversized breasts. This condition can present itself in men of all ages, including adolescents. While breast reduction surgery is a viable option that can successfully treat the issue, doctors rarely recommend it for young men under the age of 18. There are other steps parents can take […]

Differences Between a Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon

It’s not uncommon for people to confuse cosmetic and plastic surgeons. Actually, these medical professionals are quite different in terms of experience, certification, and levels of training. In order to be named a plastic surgeon, a physician must complete a residency training program in that field. This program is extensive and can span for a […]

Answers to Your Questions About Getting Pregnant After a Tummy Tuck

Women of all ages may find that a tummy tuck is the right procedure to help them get the body they’ve longed for. In general, surgeons agree that this type of plastic surgery should wait until after a woman has children; however, it is not uncommon for some patients to become pregnant afterwards, planned or […]

When to Expect Full Results After Your Botox Injection

When it comes to treatment options that fight the signs of aging, Botox is a clear favorite. Injections can be done during a quick and convenient appointment, and absolutely no prep time is necessary. Likewise, there is no recovery that you’ll need to worry about. After treatment, you’ll be able to go on with your […]

When to Consider a Breast Lift vs. Augmentation

Many women who are considering plastic surgery are unsure if breast augmentation or a lift would work best for them. However, there are many factors to consider about each that can make the decision much easier. First, it’s important to consider how advanced the drooping is. If it is relatively mild, a breast augmentation can […]

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