Articles by Dr. Grant

Not All Board Certified Doctors Specialize in Plastic Surgery

Board certification is the crowning achievement of any medical professional. By becoming board certified in a medical specialty, one is elevated into an elite status among the best doctors in that field across the country. Only 10% of doctors are board certified in any given medical field…

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Age Gracefully with Dr. Grant’s Life Stage Personal Enhancement

As medical science improves, more people are living well in their twilight years. Many people live happy and active lives into their 60’s and 70’s. Because of this, more people are looking for the secrets to aging gracefully so that they can have their outer beauty match…

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Are Breast Implants Always Noticeable?

When it comes to breast augmentation procedures the desired effect is to enhance the bust while still maintaining a natural looking appearance. Most women want the benefit of larger, fuller breasts without anyone knowing that they have had breast enhancement surgery. Prior to having a breast augmentation…

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When to Seek Craniofacial Reconstruction

Many soon-to-be parents are asked the question about what they want: a boy or a girl. The response from many of those parents is simple and to the point – we want the baby to be healthy. While this is the most important thing for all parents…

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When to Choose a Breast Augmentation or Lift

Once a woman has determined that she is unhappy with the appearance of her breasts, the next step can be a challenge: figuring out the best approach to achieve her desired aesthetic goal. There are many approaches to reshaping a woman’s breasts; understanding the difference between each…

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Liposuction for Men is More Popular than Ever

It’s a common misconception that almost all of the cosmetic procedures performed each year are done on women. Men are getting into the image enhancement game in a big way and these numbers continue to be on the rise. Men do not age in the same way…

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Neck Rejuvenation as Part of Your Beauty Maintenance

One of the first tell-tale signs of aging is the area of skin around the neck and décolleté. Loose or sagging skin can be a dead giveaway of advanced years. Some of the most common facial rejuvenation treatments, such as Botox or Juvederm, can do wonders to..

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Don’t Let Your Hands Give Your Age Away

Botox, as well as other injectable treatments, are the most sought after cosmetic procedures in theU.S.according to research done by The Guardian. In the past year, Botox treatments have risen 5%, with more than 5.7 million procedures performed annually. That number is up 621% since…

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A Nose Job Can Treat More Than Cosmetic Purposes

Ones face is often the first thing that people notice about each other and our expressions alone can say a lot without uttering a word. Whether our interactions are face to face or through the use of video communications, one thing is for certain: people want their…

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Tips for Beauty Maintenance With and Without Cosmetic Surgery

Everyone wants to look and feel their personal best as they age. There is a continuous search for the next new development in body shaping and age defying products and procedures. That said there are many things that one can do to age gracefully. Making healthy lifestyle…

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Botox Has Proven Enormous Growth in Popularity

This past year continued the trend of growth for the plastic surgery industry, with the number of patients seeking cosmetic treatments rising 5%. While breast augmentation procedures continued to be the most sought after plastic surgery procedure in 2012, ironically, it saw a decline of 7% for…

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When Breast Lift Surgery Doesn’t Require Implants

Breast augmentation procedures were one of the most popular surgical procedures in the field of plastic surgery in 2012. More than 330,000 women looked to improve the appearance of their breasts last year. While breast implants are a popular choice among women, it is not the only…

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Nose Job Surgery That Goes Beyond Cosmetic Purposes

Rhinoplasty surgery (also referred to as a nose job) is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures offered today. Our faces are one of the first things people notice about us and correcting a prominent feature, such as a nose, can boost confidence in one’s social interactions…

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Brachioplasty – Are You Ready to Go Sleeveless this Summer?

With the warm summer weather and sleeveless tops, brachioplasty (arm surgery) might be something to consider for those with insecurities about their bare arms. This is the time of year when many people are going through their closets and looking for lighter, cooler summer clothes to wear.

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Facelift or Injections to Achieve Facial Rejuvenation

Facial rejuvenation procedures, such as facelifts or injectables like Botox, are consistently rising in popularity among men and women who want keep their youthful glow. With advances in modern healthcare and nutrition, more people are maintaining their youthful edge and high energy levels well into their later

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Preparing for Your Facelift Plastic Surgery Procedure

Preparing for an upcoming facelift surgery requires more than simply making the decision to move ahead with plastic surgery. To ensure the best results from your time with Dr. Robert T. Grant, there are several ways you can prepare prior to your scheduled facelift surgery appointment.

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The “Life Stage” Approach to Rejuvenating your Eyes

It’s said that the eyes are the gateway to the soul. They are also the first place where people begin to notice the signs of aging. Eyelid surgery (or blepharoplasty) is one of the most popular procedures for patients who are looking to minimize the effects of…

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What is a Mid-Face Lift Surgery?

The most popular plastic surgery treatments in recent years have been anti-aging cosmetic procedures. From non-surgical injectable treatments, like Botox and Juvederm, to surgical interventions, such as eyelid surgery and neck lifts, people are on the lookout for the best ways to maintain their youthful appearance…

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Slow the Aging of your Skin with Proper Skin Care

One of the best ways to combat the signs of aging is by being good to your skin. Your skin is often the first place that can give away your age. While there are many great cosmetic treatments and plastic surgery procedures that can help you restore…

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Top Cosmetic Procedures for Men that Allow Them to “Age Gracefully”

Do men age as gracefully as we think? While a man doesn’t face the same hormonal changes with aging that affect a woman’s weight and muscle mass, his clock is still ticking. Whether he is constantly in the public eye or an everyday delivery guy, most men want…

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The Bridal Beauty Roadmap – Start Planning Your Perfect Look Today

Brides normally plan their dream wedding years in advance. So why not give that same level of attention to your look on the big day too? Not only should you plan your unique bridal look at least a year in advance, but you should also act on…

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Alarming Trend: Non-Plastic Surgery Specialists Performing Cosmetic Enhancements

Would you go to your plastic surgeon for an ear infection or aPAPsmear? Of course not! Then why would someone go to an ophthalmologist or gynecologist for a cosmetic enhancement? This disturbing trend of seeing non-accredited physicians for plastic surgery procedures is becoming more and…

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13 Ways to Take Off 13 Years in 2013

January 1st, we all start with pie-in-the-sky ideas and the best intentions for living a healthier life. But now that we’re eight months into 2013, we should ask ourselves, “Have I reached my health and body image goals?” If the answer is “no”, then keep reading for…

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Ten Misconceptions about Plastic Surgery – Unraveling the Truth Behind Popular Plastic Surgery Myths

1. Women shouldn’t get plastic surgery until they’re at least 60.  Waiting until a woman is post-menopausal can dramatically – and negatively — change the nature of the surgical result. The older patient too often winds up with an “overdone” look in which the skin needs to…

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Pencil, Check! Notebook, Check! Nose Job? Is a plastic surgery procedure on your teen’s back to school list?

Adolescence is an extremely tenuous time in a child’s life. Confidence hangs by a thread when image is everything and if you’re wearing last year’s trend, then you’re left behind. But what if your child’s confidence is being hindered by a part of their own body and…

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Brazilian Butt Lift VS. Traditional Butt Lift

When it comes to choosing the right plastic surgery procedure to help you achieve your goals, it is important to understand the differences between the various procedures. Many plastic surgeons coin clever names to attract customers; though they sound like a procedure that can help you, certain…

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Common Myths behind Breast Implants

Breast augmentation surgery is one of the most popular surgical cosmetic procedures performed. Despite being such a safe and popular option for women to enhance their figure, there are still many common myths out there regarding breast augmentation procedures. MYTH 1: BREAST FEEDINGANDIMPLANTS One of…

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Delaying the Aging Process with Age Defying Strategies

Recently we found this great infograpghic that goes hand-in-hand with Dr. Robert T. Grant’s “Life Stage Personal Enhancement” approach to cosmetic surgery. Sharing this information and statistics about delaying the aging process though cosmetic age defying strategies is just one way we like to keep our patients…

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Breast Cancer Awareness – Early detection and preventative care essentials

Throughout my lengthy career as a plastic surgeon, never do I find a case more poignant than when a woman comes to me seeking reconstructive surgery following a bilateral mastectomy due to breast cancer.  These breast reconstruction cases are also the ones I wish I never had…

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Plastic Surgery after Significant Weight Loss – Are you a candidate? Key factors you should know.

Significant weight loss can be a monumental step in a person’s life. Not only is one’s overall health greatly improved when 50 lbs., 100 lbs., or even more weight has been shed, but the new physical capabilities are endless! However, one setback that many face after a…

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Are you Ready to Face the Holiday Season? Look your best with less invasive plastic surgery procedures and other tips from Manhattan’s top plastic surgeon

October marks the beginning of the holiday season extravaganza! From now until New Years, you can bet your calendar will be filled with a marathon of late night parties, work-related social gatherings and other holiday events. So before you pick up your next cocktail, maybe you should…

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Post-Cancer Breast Reconstruction Awareness

Breast cancer awareness is at an all-time high. Women are more aware of the warning signs associated with breast cancer and more prepared to seek treatment early. This consciousness coupled with continued improvements in breast cancer treatments is allowing more women to survive their battles with breast…

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Surviving Breast Cancer with Double Mastectomy Surgery

The news of Angelina Jolie undergoing a double mastectomy without anyone’s knowledge shocked many people around the world. The news proved to many people that breast cancer can truly affect anyone at any time. However, having breast surgery doesn’t have to mean a loss of femininity or…

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Breast Reduction Surgery – Are you a candidate?

Iconic women such as Marilyn Monroe, Raquel Welch and today’s Kim Kardashian are the embodiment of the ultra-feminine and voluptuous hourglass figure. But when the top curves of a woman’s hourglass are more than ample or disproportionate to the rest of her body, physical and/or psychological side…

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Be Cautious with Discount Botox Treatments

Being frugal can be an asset; having a good eye for finding discounts is a great way to cut costs in our daily lives. In many cases, discounted or less expensive generic products can be just as good as the leading brand name items. When it comes…

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Is Your Skin Ready for Winter? Top tips to protect your skin during the coldest months

Dropping temperatures can wreak havoc with your body’s delicate moisture balance. Between the low humidity and going from the cold outside to the dry heat inside, your skin takes quite a beating. With winter rapidly approaching, are you prepared to protect your skin against the cold months…

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Proper Healing Time Ensures the Best Plastic Surgery Results

A successful plastic surgery procedure starts with a highly trained, board-certified plastic surgeon using the best techniques and tools to achieve a patient’s aesthetic goals. But a safe and successful surgery is only the first step. To ensure the best long term results from any cosmetic treatment…

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Luxury Plastic Surgery Recovery Package – Dr. Grant Partners with The Pierre Hotel

Manhattan’s top plastic surgeon, Dr. Robert T. Grant, has taken another step in innovative partnerships! Together with his partners, celebrity stylist Jacqui Stafford and nutritionist Brooke Alpert, Dr. Grant has taken image enhancement to the next level with an exclusive partnership withManhattan’s The Pierre Hotel. This…

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