Dara Liotta MD FACS

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

960 A Park Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Call: (212) 750-1020

Dr. Liotta's Blog

Top 5 Pre-Holiday Non-Surgical Treatments

Posted on: December 1st, 2014
By: Dara Liotta

Around the holidays, I’m often asked about the non-surgical options for quickie rejuvenation pre-party season without the downtime. Everyone knows about using Botox for frown lines on the forehead and Juvederm to camouflage the nasolabial folds and plump the lips, but there are literally dozens of lesser known uses of these products that produce amazing […]

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Botox for Masseter Muscle Hypertrophy

Posted on: November 25th, 2014
By: Dara Liotta

Masseter muscle hypertrophy is enlargement of the masseter muscle, and can contribute to a harsh, square look at the angle of the jaw. The masseter muscle is one of the muscles activated during chewing. It’s located at the “angle of the mandible”, or “angle of the jaw”. Botox can be used to relax this muscle, and to soften […]

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Cosmetic Surgery: The Art of “Less is More”

Posted on: November 6th, 2014
By: Dara Liotta

The best plastic surgery is plastic surgery you can’t see. I often have patients who say, “when I walk down the street I can tell when someone has had filler, or a facelift.” I say that the only plastic surgery you can see is badly-done plastic surgery. Well done Botox, filler, peels, or even surgery […]

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Using Broadband Light to Banish Brown Spots

Posted on: September 23rd, 2014
By: Dara Liotta

Wear sunscreen. “Sunspots” (gasp!), “age spots”, or even worse, “liver spots” are flat, non-raised, brown spots or freckles that develop on the skin after prolonged exposure to direct ultraviolet (or UV) rays. In med-speak, they’re called “solar lentigines”. Contrary to the common-speak, people of all ages are susceptible to these spots, and those with lighter […]

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Is Social Media Making us Self Conscious?

Posted on: August 19th, 2014
By: Dara Liotta

Believe it or not, according to a new study by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the rise of the selfie is having a huge impact on the facial plastic surgery industry. Check out the surprising facts, and learn how our selfies may not reflect our true selves. Read Dr. Liotta’s […]

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