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Plastic Surgeon by Day, Artist by Night

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Jan 17, 2019 1:20:44 PM

For Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Prashant Soni, his artistic talent extends far beyond the operating room.

By day, Dr. Soni's canvas is the human body where he combines advanced medicine with precision artistry to carry out complex cosmetic and reconstructive procedures from facelifts to post-masectomy breast reconstructions. But outside of seeing patients at Advanced Specialty Care or performing surgeries at the hospital, he can be found chalking up entirely different works of art with his family--on a chalkboard. (See pictures of his chalk art below!)

What was initially a central space for family notes and reminders, the chalkboard in his house quickly transformed into a canvas where whimsical drawings, often inspired by the unabridged creativity of his three children, come to life.

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Topics: Dr. Prashant Soni, Cosmetic Surgery, Blog

Your Guide to Breast Implant Options

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Dec 20, 2018 4:57:52 PM

Dr. Prashant Soni, Board Certified Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon at Advanced Specialty Care explains the differences between breast implant options including the pros and cons of each type.

Silicone, smooth, saline, textured, gel, gummy bear. What does any of this mean?

We understand that considering breast implants can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! We’ve put together a guide to help you understand which implant options are available and which may be right for you.

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Topics: plastic surgery, Breast Augmentation, Cosmetic Surgery, Blog, Dr. Prashant Soni, Dermatology, Skincare & Laser

Medical Grade Skincare: Your Skin Will Thank You

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Nov 16, 2018 4:01:41 PM

Jessica Mangiaracina, Dermatology PA and skincare expert, shares some of her favorite medical grade skincare products that she uses in her own daily regimen and explains the difference between medical grade and over-the-counter. And yes, there really is a difference! 

Don’t get me wrong I’m all for sheet masks and toners, and jelly or oil cleansers! I love mixing the over-the-counter with my medical grade skincare products, but I choose and recommend the medical grade products every time because I know they’re effective for stimulating collagen, smoothing skin texture, minimizing brown spots, treating acne and leaving us with glowing skin. 

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Topics: Jessica Mangiaracina, PA-C, Dermatology, Skincare & Laser, Cosmetic Surgery, Blog

Following Mohs Surgery, Consider Involving a Plastic Surgeon

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Oct 18, 2018 4:33:47 PM

The threat of skin cancer isn't just limited to summer months. For our dermatologists and plastic surgeons, we treat patients with skin cancer year-round.

While there are different treatment options for patients, such as a plastic surgeon removing the lesion or having Mohs surgery by a dermatologist, an important and often unthought of consideration, is how the wound will be closed after skin cancer is removed. 

Dr. Soni, Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon, recently performed a wound closure on a patient's face after they underwent Mohs surgery from a local dermatologist. Schedules were coordinated between the two doctors in order to ensure that the patient could be seen by Dr. Soni immediately after the Mohs surgery.

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Topics: Dr. Prashant Soni, plastic surgery, Blog, Cosmetic Surgery

Considering Breast Reduction Surgery?

Posted by admin on Jun 27, 2018 12:16:09 PM

Having overly large breasts can cause both physical and emotional issues, impairing one’s ability to lead a full, active life. Breast reduction, or mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure that removes excess breast tissue in order to create a breast size in proportion with your body and to lessen any physical pain or discomfort.

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Topics: Cosmetic Surgery, plastic surgery, David M. Goldenberg

How To Fix Torn or Split Earlobes

Posted by admin on Jun 20, 2018 12:00:35 PM


Split or incompletely split earlobes are a common problem we see in our plastic surgery practice. Sometimes the split may be the result of a tear of the earlobe from an accident, say a woman getting an earring caught on something. In other instances, the split may result from a slow tearing of the skin in someone with diminished skin strength from wearing heavy earrings often. Either way, there is a remedy that can repair the damage.

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Topics: Cosmetic Surgery, plastic surgery, David M. Goldenberg

Enlarged Breasts in Men - Treatments and Causes

Posted by admin on May 2, 2018 4:14:02 PM

Over-developed or enlarged breasts in men can occur at any age. This condition, called Gynecomastia, can be the result of hormonal changes, heredity, obesity or the use of certain drugs. It can cause emotional discomfort and impair your self-confidence. Some men may even avoid certain physical activities and intimacy simply to hide their condition. Below we’ll discuss what how to treat male gynecomastia and what to expect.

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Topics: Cosmetic Surgery, plastic surgery

What Do I Do About My Aging Hands?

Posted by admin on Apr 25, 2018 11:38:26 AM

Our hands, just like our faces, often give away our age. As cosmetic procedures for the face have increased in popularity, similar treatments for their hands have lagged behind. So, what can be done to hide the signs of aging in your hands?

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Topics: Cosmetic Surgery, plastic surgery, Hand Surgery, Dr. Sohel Islam

Buyer Beware: Traveling for Cosmetic Procedures

Posted by admin on Feb 28, 2018 11:28:22 AM

Each year, many people travel to Central and South America to undergo cosmetic procedures. Some patients return to their country of origin and some travel to new destinations to have these procedures performed. Their main motivation: to save money. Patients are lured in by glitzy websites and the promise of inexpensive surgery and an easy recovery. However, many times, what is presented is not what is delivered.

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Topics: Cosmetic Surgery, plastic surgery, Dr. Sohel Islam

Everything You Need To Know About Facelift Surgery

Posted by admin on Dec 20, 2017 12:00:26 PM

Aging takes its toll on the face. The facial skin sags and loosens creating unwanted folds and creases. Although the structure beneath may still be youthful, the hanging skin hides that structure and an aged look results. If you’re looking for a more youthful look, you may want to consider a facelift. Facelift surgery reshapes the facial skin and the soft structure beneath to a more youthful contour. Facelift with or without a neck lift removes the aged appearance by pulling the skin up and back to a location with a better contour, higher and smoother.

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Topics: Cosmetic Surgery, plastic surgery, Dr. David M. Goldenberg