Preservation Rhinoplasty: Superior-Looking Natural Results
As a premier facial plastic surgeon in Manhattan, Dr. Theodore Diktaban stays on the cutting edge of rhinoplasty techniques for the most satisfying results for his patients in the long term. This [...]
How to Prepare for Blepharoplasty Surgery
There are many different reasons you might be unhappy with the way your eyes look, whether it’s the effects of aging or genetics. Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure that can lift and restore [...]
VAPOR Nose: The Rhinoplasty Alternative You Should Know About
Many people struggle to truly feel confident in their facial appearance when they have misshapen, disproportionate, or maybe even an injured nose that distracts from the natural harmony of the rest [...]
Everything You Need to Know About QWO
Cellulite is a very common problem, and few treatments of the past could truly remove its appearance. QWO is an exciting new option that removes cellulite without requiring extensive downtime or a [...]
How Often Do Breast Implants Need To Be Replaced?
If you’re thinking about seeking breast augmentation with saline or silicone implants, you probably have a thousand questions about how to care for the implants after your procedure. One of the [...]
Can You Ruin Your Rhinoplasty?
Today, many individuals choose to undergo a rhinoplasty procedure, also known as a “nose job” to improve their overall facial proportions. In order to achieve the best possible results, there [...]
Four Things You Should Know Before Tummy Tuck Surgery
An abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, is a popular procedure that can create a flatter and more toned abdominal area with reduced-fat or loose skin and tighter muscles. There are some things that [...]
Your Complete Guide to Compression Garments After Surgery
After your plastic surgery, there are several steps to take through your recovery process to ensure you achieve the intended results. One important step in your recovery for many procedures, [...]
Here’s How to Make Sure Your Breast Lift Results Last
The breast lift is an effective surgical procedure for patients looking to lift and rejuvenate their figure without adding volume. For many women, breast sagging as a result of pregnancy or weight [...]
Taking Care of Yourself After Blepharoplasty
A blepharoplasty, or eyelid lift, is usually an outpatient procedure, meaning that you will be given instructions to care for yourself at home as you heal. Dr. Diktaban can explain everything you [...]
Am I Too Old for a Rhinoplasty?
When discussing age and rhinoplasty, the conversation typically turns to teen nose jobs and how young is too young for surgery. However, many patients who are considering the surgery later in life [...]
What’s the Difference Between FaceTite and AccuTite?
With constant advancement in the cosmetic industry, it’s more common than ever to seek out non-surgical treatment options where they’re available. They can have many benefits over surgical [...]
How Long Does a Brazilian Butt Lift Last?
If you’re looking for a way to get a curvier, fuller shape to your buttocks, a Brazilian butt lift (BBL) can be a natural and effective way to add volume to your backside without the use of [...]
How Men Are Changing the Plastic Surgery Industry
If you’ve paid attention to the cosmetic industry over the past few years, you’d know that men continue to make up a large demographic of plastic surgery patients. Although it has historically [...]
What You Can Expect After Liposuction
Even those who don’t know much about the world of plastic and cosmetic surgery have heard of the wonders of liposuction. However, most people don’t know what to expect once you’ve undergone a [...]
What’s the Difference Between Breast Augmentation and Breast Implants?
You may hear the terms “breast augmentation” and “breast implants” used interchangeably, which can make it confusing at first to understand the difference between the two. During a breast [...]
Working Out After Gynecomastia Surgery: What to Know
If you’ve been struggling to get rid of gynecomastia with diet and exercise, it’s normal to feel frustrated when you don’t achieve the results you’re hoping for. The reality is, many men [...]
Surprising Uses for Injectables
Injectables, including neuromodulators like Botox and Dysport or fillers like Restylane and Revanesse, are popular and well-known for their use in reducing wrinkles throughout the face. However, [...]
What Breast Implants Feel The Most Natural?
When preparing for breast augmentation surgery, you have a lot of important decisions to make, especially when it comes to the implants themselves. With dozens of options for size, shape, material, [...]
Will My Voice Sound Different After Rhinoplasty?
One of the most common elective surgery options for those who want to look and feel like their best self is rhinoplasty, or a nose job. In the care of an experienced plastic surgeon like Dr. [...]
Five Things to Consider Before Getting a Tummy Tuck
A tummy tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty, is a popular procedure for both men and women. It can help to get rid of unwanted fat and excess skin in the abdominal region and give you a flat, [...]
What Should I Expect During My Gynecomastia Surgery Recovery?
The way men feel about their bodies is important, and sometimes even a healthy lifestyle doesn’t produce the physique they desire. For some men, this dissatisfaction may stem from enlarged male [...]
What to Expect From a Youth/Teen Rhinoplasty
A rhinoplasty can be performed on those who usually are 16 years of age with the consent of a parent or guardian. Normally, if a rhinoplasty is performed on a younger patient it is because of a [...]
Mommy Makeover Preparation
While motherhood brings an unexplainable amount of joy, it also comes with its fair share of frustrations. However, changes in your body don't have to be one of those frustrations. Today, it’s not [...]
How to Prepare for Your Rhinoplasty
Congratulations! You've made the decision to schedule your rhinoplasty surgery. It's likely something you've been thinking about for a while. Before you head in for your procedure, though, it's [...]
Breast Augmentation Recovery
While there are several popular cosmetic surgeries available and new technologies introduced, breast augmentation continues to be one of the most sought after. In fact, this was the top procedure [...]
What to Expect From Liposuction Recovery
Liposuction is a minimally invasive procedure that effectively removes stubborn fat with minimal downtime. Still, it's important to know what to expect after your liposuction procedure so you can [...]
How to Be Ready for Your Breast Augmentation Procedure
Breast augmentation surgeries have become increasingly popular over the past few years. As common as it may be, however, it's normal to feel unprepared for your surgery date. Although your board [...]
Tummy Tuck or Liposuction: Which is Right for You?
If you’re unhappy with the amount of fat in your midsection, you’re not alone. Losing weight or getting into better shape are some of the most popular goals set by people in the United States, [...]
The Facts About Rhinoplasty
What is a rhinoplasty? In colloquial terms, a rhinoplasty is a nose job, though, to Dr. Diktaban, it’s more than a mere “job.” Dr. Diktaban approaches every rhinoplasty [...]
Take the Guess Work Out of Preparing for Liposuction Surgery With These Steps
If you’ve made the decision to have Dr. Diktaban do liposuction surgery to remove your unwanted fat, then you’ve made a great choice. Liposuction surgery is a less invasive way to permanently [...]
When is the right time for a teenage rhinoplasty?
The nose forms the central focus of the face, and if the shape or size of the nose doesn't match the shape of the rest of the face, it can really affect how others perceive a person. Being unhappy [...]
Give Your Backside a Boost With a Brazilian Butt Lift
The Brazilian butt lift is an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure — and for good reason: It gives you the curvy, shapely backside you’ve always wanted. Unlike implants, the Brazilian butt [...]
Most Common Aesthetic Procedures for Men
You’re really not looking forward to wearing your pants waist high or developing a “corporation.” And these days, who can afford to get out of shape as you get older, or neglect your [...]
Myths and Facts About Rhinoplasty
You may choose to undergo rhinoplasty for several reasons that could range from heart-related concerns to cosmetic issues you hope to fix. It is a standard and well-known procedure that is [...]
Implants or Fat Transfer: Which Type of Breast Augmentation Is Right for You?
For decades, plastic and cosmetic surgeons have used saline and silicone implants for breast augmentation procedures. Thanks to advancements in the field, you have the option to choose between [...]
5 Things to Consider Before Getting a Facelift
Age, nature, and the environment can have a negative impact on your skin and appearance. Gravity can cause your skin to sag and make you look much older than you feel. While aging is something no [...]
VAPOR NOSE ®: An Innovative Technology to Remove Nasal Humps
Have you reached a point where you just want to get rid of your nasal hump for a clean, smooth nasal bridge? If you’re considering rhinoplasty to remove that unwanted bump on your [...]
Understanding the Difference Between Traditional Liposuction and SmartLipo
Are you struggling with body fat in a certain area like your abdomen, buttocks, hips, or thighs, no matter how much time you spend doing crunches or squats? Do you eat a healthy diet but haven't [...]
Body After Baby: A Personalized Set of Procedures to Restore Your Body
After having a baby, your body can use and certainly deserves some extra TLC. If the idea of a firmer, sleeker appearance lifts your spirits, you may want to consider Body After Baby, also [...]
What to Expect When Recovering From a Face-Lift
You’ve scheduled a face-lift with a top, board-certified plastic surgeon who creates natural, flattering results by lifting the underlying muscular layer as well as skin. You’ve [...]
Why the Brazilian Butt Lift Has Gained So Much Popularity
Butt lift procedures, also known as butt augmentation, have soared in popularity in recent years, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. How popular are they? A cosmetic surgery [...]
Unhappy With Your Body After Pregnancy? Learn More About the Mommy Makeover
Pregnancy, breastfeeding, and child-rearing take a lot out of you both mentally and physically, and whether it's your first child or your fourth, you deserve to feel great about your [...]
Gynecomastia (Enlarged Male Breasts): Procedure, Recovery and Results
Gynecomastia, or male breast enlargement, may not be talked about much, but it’s actually more common than you might think. Many people think of male breast enlargement as a “side effect” of [...]
Post-Recovery Rhinoplasty Tips You Don’t Want to Ignore
Located smack-dab in the middle of your face, your nose has a major impact on how you look — and how you feel about yourself. It’s no wonder, then, that rhinoplasty (or “nose job” [...]
Tummy Tuck is still the best way to loose excess fat
Restoring tone and contour to your belly after pregnancy or significant weight loss can be one of the most challenging feats for anyone to accomplish. Even if you’ve done your share of sit-ups and [...]
Banish Brown Spots with Laser Therapy
Tired of those brown spots that make you look older than your age? Often known as age spots, those brown spots are actually caused by sun damage to your skin. These small areas of pigment often show [...]
What’s the best age to have a Facelift?
Are you dissatisfied with your appearance? Do you look in the mirror and focus on the folds around your mouth, or on your jowls? If you’re struggling to see the beauty beneath the sagging skin, [...]
Why the Brazilian Butt Lift Has Such a High Satisfaction Rate
There’s a good reason that buttock augmentation through implants and fat transfers increased more than 25% in the United States in 2017: It works. As women and men alike aim for curvier profiles [...]
Considering a Gynecomastia Surgery? All your questions answered
Gynecomastia is the swelling of male breast tissue, or simply enlarged male breasts. The condition is commonly referred to as “man boobs.” A gynecomastia procedure, also known as male [...]
10 Tips to Speed Recovery from Rhinoplasty
Over 200,000 Americans turn to rhinoplasty each year for medical and cosmetic benefits such as easier breathing, better sleep, and an improved appearance. After your surgery, you can [...]
Breast Implants 101: More Choices Than Ever
If you’re toying with the idea of breast implants, you’ll need to make a few decisions before you proceed. While the choices may not be as vast as a Chinese takeout menu, there are enough [...]