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Treatment for Rosacea

Rosacea is a common skin disorder that affects millions of Americans every year. As an inflammatory condition that can cause facial skin to turn red, rosacea occurs when small blood vessels constantly flush beneath your skin. Although the cause of rosacea is not fully understood, this condition can be aggravated by a variety of factors,… Read more

FAQ About Nose Surgery

What are the Common Reasons to Undergo Nose Surgery? Nose surgery is a common surgery that many women and men undergo for a variety of reasons. Patients often consider this surgery whenever they are unhappy with the shape, size or angle of their nose. They may also consider having nose surgery if they feel their… Read more

The Fine Line Between BOTOX® and Injectable Fillers

Dr. Wise offers all injectables and fillers at his New Jersey practice, including BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dysport®, XEOMIN®, Restylane®, JUVÉDERM®, JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC, BELOTERO BALANCE®, and Sculptra® Aesthetic. These injectables and fillers diminish fines lines and wrinkles and give patients an overall younger-looking appearance. Although the results are similar, there is a fine line between these… Read more

Dispel Dry Skin This Winter

The cold winter months are generally accompanied by wind and low humidity. While space heaters and central heating systems help us stay warm and comfortable, they also produce dry, hot air. All of these winter conditions strip our skin of its natural moisture, often resulting in cracked, flaky, itchy, and irritated dry skin. To help… Read more

How Does Fractionated Laser Skin Resurfacing Work?

Laser skin resurfacing targets aged and damaged skin to produce smoother and firmer skin with a more youthful complexion. The fractionated CO₂ laser skin resurfacing procedure works by removing damage on the outer layer of skin (epidermis) while stimulating the body’s natural production of collagen deeper in the skin. The powerful laser ablates the flaws… Read more

Healthy Holiday Baking Swaps

A healthy body is beneficial for many reasons, including increasing the safety and efficacy of any plastic surgery procedure or treatment. When our bodies are healthy and running more efficiently, we heal faster, are better able to fight off sickness and disease, and have more energy. Following a healthy lifestyle can improve a person’s appearance… Read more

Why Do Most People Opt to Have Laser Skin Resurfacing at the Same Time as a Facelift?

In 2013, Americans spent more than $12 billion on plastic surgery and other cosmetic procedures. For thousands of people, the idea of receiving a facelift is an exciting adventure, but many fail to take the opportunity to have multiple cosmetic procedures performed at the same time. People choosing to have a facelift, termed a Rhytidectomy… Read more

What Is the Appropriate Age to Consider a Mini-facelift and Full Facelift?

There is no magical age that qualifies a person for a mini or full facelift. Each person is unique, and his or her rate of aging will largely influence at what age is best to consider undergoing a procedure. As with any type of cosmetic surgical procedure, an assessment by a plastic surgeon is necessary…. Read more

What Are the Telltale Signs of a Bad Facelift?

A facelift can rejuvenate your facial features, but only if the procedure is performed correctly. This makes it important to consider the benefits and risks associated with getting a facelift carefully, before you undergo surgery. Fortunately, there are telltale signs associated with bad and good facelifts, which will help you select a plastic surgeon that… Read more

Focusing on Eyelid Surgery: The Need to Know

Eyelid surgery, commonly called an “eyelid lift” and technically named blepharoplasty, helps restore a more youthful, alert appearance to the eyes and can even expand a patient’s view. Many people are not exactly sure what this procedure entails and come to the Wise Center for Plastic Surgery in northern New Jersey with a lot of… Read more