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Is Diabetes Causing My Vision Problems?

Diabetes puts you at an increased risk of many other health conditions, but did you know it can also affect your vision? Whether you have type one or type two diabetes, you’re at an elevated risk of developing glaucoma, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy, all of which can cause vision loss or impairment. In honor of […]

How to Make Your Liposuction Results Last

Liposuction can help you reach the body shape you’ve been working toward with diet and exercise. Even those in excellent shape have stubborn fat in certain areas of their body such as the abdomen, thighs and flanks. Liposuction is a great way to get rid of excess fat, but if you’re not careful, it could […]

Can I Sit Down After Butt Lift Surgery?

Sitting down on conventional surfaces or cushions during your Brazilian butt lift recovery can have a negative impact on both healing and results. There are, however, a number of products available that allow butt lift patients to sit and sleep on their backsides without risking complications. During your fat transfer butt lift consultation with City […]

Is Blepharoplasty a Thing of the Past?

Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery has seen a 38% decline in popularity since 2000 and, while it remains one of the top five most popular plastic surgery procedures in the U.S., there were fewer performed in 2015 than in 2014. Does this mean that eyelid rejuvenation is a thing of the past? That we’ve […]

Where can Fat be Harvested From for a Brazilian Butt Lift?

The Brazilian butt lift procedure uses fat harvested form your own body to produce a full, lifted, and more sensual look to your backside. This fat can be harvested from any donor site on your body, so long as there is sufficient fat in the area for safe removal. City butt lift surgeon Dr. Basil […]

What is a QuickLift?

A QuickLift is a minimally invasive facelift option that can produce a firmer and more youthful appearance without the longer recovery period required by more involved procedures. With a QuickLift, NYC cosmetic surgeon Dr. Basil Pakeman can lift sagging skin, eliminate fat deposits, and smooth deep creases in a fraction of the time required for […]

Is Liposuction an Outpatient Procedure?

Liposuction does not require an extended stay in the hospital. In fact, most people are able to leave our office shortly after the completion of their procedure. City liposuction surgeon Dr. Basil Pakeman utilizes advanced liposuction techniques and technology to minimize trauma and reduce surgical risks. These steps also help ensure hospital stays are not […]

Am I a Good Candidate for PRK?

PRK is a time-tested surgical method for permanently correcting refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. If you are tired of relying on glasses or contact lenses to see, you may be the perfect PRK candidate. The best way to find out is by calling board-certified NYC ophthalmologist Dr. Basil Pakeman at and scheduling […]

What are the Different Types of Liposuction?

City liposuction surgeon Dr. Basil Pakeman offers a range of techniques, better enabling him to meet the diverse needs of all of our patients. The best way to learn which of these techniques is ideal for your needs is through a one-on-one consultation at our comfortable Manhattan office. Liposuction Options Types of liposuction offered by […]

Top Five Nonsurgical Cosmetic Procedures in 2015

Statistics recently posted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show that nonsurgical cosmetic treatments outnumber surgical cosmetic treatments nearly 5-to-1 in popularity. In 2015, the five most popular nonsurgical procedures were: BOTOX® Cosmetic Dermal fillers like Radiesse and Restylane Chemical peel Laser hair removal Microdermabrasion These procedures accounted for 87% of the nonsurgical cosmetic […]

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