Entries by Marcie

Throw Back Thursday

Throw Back Thursday- Anyone recognize this surgeon? Loving this classic pic from Dr. Fox’s early days in the OR. Dr. Fox was one of the first female surgeon’s in the Capital District. She worked back when the hospital’s only dictation machine was in the men’s locker room, not the women’s (and they were upset she […]

Preventative Botox?

You may have heard that Botox is being used by younger adults trying to prevent lines before they start. This is definitely a new trend in plastic surgery and it is not without it’s merits, although it may not be for everyone. A recent New York Times article explores the pros and cons of preventative […]

Rhinoplasty vs. Septoplasty

  Dr. Schingo discusses the difference between Septoplasty and Rhinoplasty surgery. Since Septoplasty surgery is often covered by insurance, combining these two procedures can save you a lot of money. Call for a consultation to see if you are a candidate for nasal surgery – 518.346.2358

We’ve Moved!

We are so excited to invite you to our new location in Latham! After over two years of planning, we are finally under the same roof as Accent On Skin! Our Route 9 office in Latham has moved with us so that we can offer you a more comprehensive range of services at one location. […]

Not ready for a facelift? No problem.

As you approach middle age, there will be inevitable facial aging. For mild aging changes, you may not need a facelift. Using fillers to soften lines is a great place to start. Hyaluronic acid based fillers (Juvederm, Restylane) are soft, natural and generally painless to inject. In addition to fillers, non-invasive skin tightening treatments with […]

Upper Lid Blepharoplasty

I was asked this week what age the right age is to do a an upper lid blepharoplasty (upper eyelid surgery). If your upper eyelids appear significantly different than when you were in your teens or 20s, and if you desire more “skin show” above your eyelashes, then a conservative upper blepharoplasty may be appropriate. […]

Surgical Scheduling and COVID- current status

Many people are asking if we are still operating with the current Capital District COVID numbers. We continue to do all minor procedures in our office as well as injectibles and Botox. As for cases that require anesthesia, Ellis hospital has limited elective surgery on their main campus, but are allowing certain elective surgeries on […]

Did you know…

If you do a cosmetic surgery at the same time as an insurance approved surgery, you will receive a discount? The hospital and anesthesia fees will be much lower than doing the cosmetic procedure on its own. We frequently perform combination procedures. In addition to saving money, combination procedures allow for combining the recovery times […]

Happy New Year!

In 2021 we will be answering common plastic surgery questions that are frequently asked. Feel free to email questions to: [email protected] and we will address them in future blogs! A patient recently asked if Silicone Breast Augments are permanent or do they need to be replaced from time to time. According to recent American Society of Plastic […]