The newest filler, Juvederm Voluma, recently received it's FDA approval for injection to the midface. This new filler is the third in the line of Juvederm products. It joins Juvederm Ultra and Juvederm Ultra Plus. All three of these fillers are Hyaluronic Acid (HA) based fillers. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring sugar molecule in …Read More
Aesthetic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: Glen S. Brooks, MD
776 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, MA 01106
Phone: (413) 565-4400
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Yearly Archives: 2013
Most of our Botox and Juvederm patients have already heard of Brilliant Distinctions, a reward program through Allergan (the manufacturer of Botox and Juvederm) where the patient is able to rack up points for future treatments, which can be used to create coupons. Up until very recently the only way to accrue points was to …Read More
After giving birth many women experience a significant change in their body. Both the abdomen and breasts can change dramatically, leaving women feeling as though they no longer recognize their body.During pregnancy the rectus abdominis muscles in the abdomen spread to allow room for the growing uterus. In some women these muscles don't come back …Read More
We are so happy to announce that we will now be offering Coolsculpting at The Office of Dr. Glen Brooks! Coolsculpting is a non-surgical method of fat reduction that uses cryolipolysis to permanently kill fat cells. Cryolipolysis is the use of controlled cooling to injure and kill subcutaneous fat cells while keeping the overlying skin unharmed. …Read More
As most people have heard by now, actress, Angelina Jolie reveled recently that she has made the difficult decision to undergo a bilateral nipple sparing mastectomy after finding out that she was positive for the BRCA1 (breast cancer) gene. Angelina disclosed her decision along with a brief account of what the road to reconstruction consisted …Read More
Anti-aging treatments start a lot younger than we think! Good parents start their children on an "anti-aging" regime the very first year of their life by making sure their kids are always smothered in sunscreen! People who then avoid the sun or wear sunscreen religiously and avoid things like smoking and a poor diet end …Read More
What is Fat Grafting? Fat grafting or fat transfer consists of harvesting fat cells from one part of the body (abdomen, hips, etc) via liposuction and then injecting these fat cells into another part of the body (face, buttocks, hands, breasts). Fat grafting is a technique that has been around for a long time and is …Read More
As you may have realized from our previous post about sizing for Breast Augmentation, deciding to have a Breast Augmentation is just the beginning of a series of decisions! One of these (very important) decisions is whether to use Silicone Gel Implants or Saline Implants. left: silicone, right: salineThe majority of our Breast Augmentation patients …Read More
Does your SKINhave the Winter Time Blues?It's February...that time of the year when Winter seems to draaag on and we wonder if the elusive sun will ever shine again, or if we will ever see those little green buds appear on the trees ensuring that spring is in fact coming. We tend to find ourselves …Read More
One of the most important steps in a successful Breast Augmentation is deciding on the size of the implant. This decision can be somewhat overwhelming and requires proper sizing. Sizing can be done in a variety of ways, at our office we encourage patients to do multiple forms of sizing.Prior to surgery when patients come …Read More