Monthly Archives: September 2012

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FDA Approves a New Brand of Breast Implants

A Very Brief History of Breast Implants Women’s desire for larger breasts—and surgeons’ attempts to deliver them—goes back over 100 years. The first silicone gel-filled breast implant dates from 1961. Thomas Cronin and Frank Gerow, two surgeons from Texas, developed them and the following year performed the first breast augmentation that used them. In the …

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Men Have Faces Too! Our Skincare Services for Men

Who says women should get all the pampering? We offer skin rejuvenation for men—treatments and products designed specifically for male skin—because guys need to address issues such as sun damage and the aging process too. If you have a healthy relaxed glow from outdoor activities such as beach volleyball, biking, or even just waxing the car, now’s …

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Should I Choose My Plastic Surgeon by Location?

A nearby location, and the time and travel saved, might seem like a top priority when looking for a plastic surgeon in Baltimore, but these factors should not guide your final choice. While we may be conveniently located to many—we’re in the Baltimore metro area yet also close to Washington, D.C.—our practice has much more …

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Ask the Expert

Dr. Michael Cohen Medical Director of Belcara Health Q: What is the right age for Breast Augmentation? A: Breast augmentation is appropriate for women of all ages. There are many personal reasons women choose breast augmentation - and some are generational, such as: Women in their 20s are more focused on breast size and often …

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