I Don’t Like My Neck…Nora Eprhon is Not Alone

Posted August 24, 2020

As Nora Ephron’s popular book title, “I Feel Bad About My Neck” expresses, many of our patients share her feelings about their own necks.  At some time in their late 30’s and early 40’s patients often notice changes in their neck, usually not for the good!   Neck skin begins to appear saggy and crepe […]

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Mom Genes, Why What to Expect Matters

Posted July 11, 2016

“All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his.”  Oscar Wilde We love when mothers and daughters come to our office together in consultation.  One of the most common complaints that we hear from our younger patients is “When I look in the mirror, I am starting […]

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When You Look Marvelous… Millennials, Botox, and Natural Beauty

Posted May 19, 2016

Billy Crystal’s Saturday Night Live character Fernando said things like, “When you look marvelous, you feel marvelous” and “Remember, it’s better to look good than feel good!” Well he may not have been too far off. Recent studies have studied the effect of the neuromodulators Botox®, Dysport®, and Xeomin® on depression. The studies have shown […]

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The Four Most Popular Men’s Facial Aesthetic Treatments

Posted February 11, 2016

Men deserve to look good too! We are often asked, “Doc, what percent of your patients are men?”  Historically, about 10-15% of our facial aesthetic patients have been men.  With recent non-invasive, non-surgical treatments that are quick, easy, safe, effective, and require no downtime or much follow up, more men are seeking facial cosmetic treatments. […]

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Complimentary Expert Facial Analysis, Michael Persky, MD

Posted October 21, 2015

The three comments that I often hear both in the office and socially are: “Dr. Persky,can you tell when someone has had some plastic surgery done?”  “Doc, why does everyone who has plastic surgery look the same?”   “I want to look better, but I don’t want those big apple cheeks and hugh lips!” We […]

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Rejuvenating Hands Encino, Los Angeles, Ca

Posted June 23, 2015

As stated by Dr. Persky, MD, Persky Sunder Facial Plastic Surgery, Encino: Points from the Video: 00:32- The most popular filler for adding volume to the hands is radiesse; 00:50- Radiesse is very malleable, and so when we inject it, we just massage it into place; 01:05- We will often combine laser resurfacing at the […]

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Overdoing Plastic Surgery Encino, Los Angeles, Ca

Posted June 23, 2015

As stated by Dr Michael Persky, MD, Persky Sunder Facial Plastic Surgery, Encino: Points from the Video: 00:14- There is a very-very small percentage of patients who really get endorphin type release and happiness with a procedure; 00:50- We have to evaluate whether it is something that is beneficial to the patient; 01:10- If I […]

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