Author Archive | Elliott Lavey MD

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Mommy Wants a Makeover

Having children is rough business. And that’s only counting the effect on your wallet and sanity. The effects on the mother’s body are as dramatic as a new production of Macbeth at the Lincoln Center. The gain and loss of weight from pregnancy and breastfeeding simply aren’t kind to mothers. Here some of the issues […]

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Sculptra is In It for the Long Haul

If you’ve ever wondered about skin aging, you probably know a little something about collagen. Collagen is a protein that is responsible for the structure that supports the skin. With lots of collagen, the skin is firm, taut, and has few wrinkles. The problem is after the age of 20, humans lose one additional percent […]

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Pump Up the Volume with Three Fillers

As we age, we lose volume where we want it and gain it elsewhere. That’s bogus, but a fact of life. Unfortunately, as we age our collagen production decreases by one percent every year after the age of 20! With less collagen production, the skin sags and loses its tautness because collagen is the skin’s […]

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