To Fill or Not to Fill?


As we age, our face loses volume due to a decrease of collagen production, loss of the collagen that we once had and loss of the much needed fat deposits of youth. Many people don’t know that restoring a youthful facial appearance no longer means surgery. This is accomplished using non-surgical injectable “fillers”. Continue reading “To Fill or Not to Fill?” »

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow with Vectus

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Smooth, silky, fuzz-free skin—while highly coveted, is difficult to achieve. Persistently plagued with unwanted hair, many men and women are curious to learn more about laser hair removal. Continue reading “Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow with Vectus” »

Getting Lippy: The Low Down on Injectable Lip Fillers

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Now trending! A full, voluptuous, and sensual pout. Evidence to the fact, Google recently released its year-end search statistics. Topping 2015’s list of the most frequently searched beauty questions, “what are lip fillers?” came second only to “how to do the Kylie Jenner lip challenge”. Lips clearly take the cake.

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Do I Need to Lose Weight Before My Tummy Tuck?

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Designed to correct a protruding abdomen, a tummy tuck addresses “unwanted excess skin and tightens the underlying abdominal musculature”. The goal is a slender and flatter midsection. Although a tummy tuck will slim your waistline, it is not to be used as a weight loss tool. That being said, Dr. Fugo is often asked, “Should I lose weight before my tummy tuck?” While the answer is unique to each patient, Dr. Fugo can shed light on how weight loss—and weight gain—will affect your tummy tuck. Continue reading “Do I Need to Lose Weight Before My Tummy Tuck?” »

Why Ariel Winter Decided a Breast Reduction was the Right Choice for Her

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Speaking with Glamour Magazine, Ariel Winter, the teenage star of the TV hit, Modern Family, revealed that she recently underwent breast reduction surgery. Struggling with the emotional and physical burden of her size 32F breasts, at 17 years old, Ariel made the decision to reduce her breasts to a more modest 34D. Like Ariel, many women understand the perils of a too-ample chest—as she said, “I was 15 years old with size F breasts… its like, ‘How do you navigate that?’”. Continue reading “Why Ariel Winter Decided a Breast Reduction was the Right Choice for Her” »

Dysport: Frown No More

Do your frown lines have you worried? Worry no more! Dysport, an injectable treatment, can refresh your look. This summer, with the help of Dysport, Dr. Fugo will have you frown-line-free. Frown lines are deep wrinkles that develop between the eyebrows, on the bridge of the nose, across the forehead, and at the corner of the eyes.  Lines are caused by more than just frowning—common culprits include squinting and even smiling.  We can’t stop from moving our face, but can we fix frown lines? Luckily for us, with Dysport, the answer is an astounding yes!
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Making the Breast Decision: Breast Augmentation & Breast Lift

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Ever popular, breast augmentation is one of the most commonly requested procedures at Dr. Fugo Plastic Surgery. The decision to actually undergo a breast augmentation is only the first of many choices to be made. Many patients find themselves overwhelmed by the flurry of decisions they are faced with. Dr. Fugo strives to make this process as easy for you as possible. Let us help you. After all, our goal is to help you achieve yours.

Get an Idea of What You Want

It is important to know what you are looking for. “I ask my pre-operative breast patients to show me photos of breasts that represent the look they’re trying to achieve” says Dr. Fugo. As an experienced plastic surgeon, he can “then translate those photos into specific implant size and profile that will yield the result my patient wants. In these photos, body weight, height, skin color or tone is of no matter. I’m simply looking at the breasts themselves to determine my patient’s expectations and aesthetic goals. The patient and I can then speak openly about expectations and options to achieve this look.”

Looking at before and after photos can prove helpful in other ways. Looking for someone with a similar body type and breast shape not only help you decide what you want, but it may also give you a better idea of what you can expect. Continue reading “Making the Breast Decision: Breast Augmentation & Breast Lift” »

What to do When You’re Tired of Looking Tired

If you have discoloration underneath your eyes that makes you appear tired or groggy—even when feeling perfectly awake—there are options to refresh your lower eyelids to resolve shadows or lines.

Every pair of eyes is unique, and if you suffer from discoloration, puffy bags, or lines that make you look like you haven’t slept in days, Dr. Fugo can have a one-on-one consultation with you. During this consultation, Dr. Fugo takes the time to investigate what may be causing the underlying issues, and he really focuses on listening to your individual concerns and goals.
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Plan On Taking A Winter Trip? Keep Your Skin Protected!

January is a great time to get away from the cold and snow, but it’s important to remember skin care safety while soaking up that island sun! The sun can do MAJOR damage to all skin types.

 

We offer a variety of skin care products by Environ, all of which are designed to keep your skin looking healthy and refreshed year round.

 

To learn more about skin care products available at Hudson Valley Plastic Surgery, visit: http://www.drfugo.com//skin-care.html

New Year’s Resolution? Give Your Face a Rejuvenation!

Make a commitment to your face in 2014! Try a chemical peel! Chemical peels use topical solutions to improve and smooth the texture of the facial skin. This is done by removing the damaged outer layers of skin, allowing fresh, healthy skin unimpeded growth. Chemical peels help to remove active acne, clear up skin that is affected, prevent future breakouts from occurring and soften old scarring. A peel will also abate many skin pigmentation changes.

 

There are multiple different chemical peels, so schedule a consultation with Dr. Fugo to determine which is the right one for you. (845) 237-7040.

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