r. Steven Wallach

 

Dr. Wallach is a board certified plastic surgeon in New York City who specializes in performing aesthetic procedures of the face and body. Dr. Wallach is a past-president and a former member of the Board of Trustees of the New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons (NYRSPS). He has been featured in New York Magazine’s “Best Beauty Docs” issue as one of the field’s sharpest talents.

As an expert on plastic surgery, Dr. Wallach is regularly quoted in national and consumer magazines and newspapers including: New York Magazine, Newsweek, Vogue, O: The Oprah Magazine, InStyle, Elle, Family Circle, Glamour, Latina, and Shape just to name a few. He has also appeared on local and national television and radio talk shows to discuss his experience performing aesthetic surgery.

As one of the cutting edge experts in the field, Dr. Wallach consults on a regular basis with people in the beauty, media, and publishing worlds. He also collaborates with other plastic surgeons to educate the consumer on the latest tips, trends, and techniques in the field.

Dr. Wallach is an Associate Clinical Professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), NYRSPS, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of numerous other local and national societies.

Dr. Wallach is an Associate Editor for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official publication for ASPS, as well as a former Editor for Aesthetic Surgery Journal, the official publication for the ASAPS. He is also the aesthetic section editor for the Plastic Surgery Education Network, a comprehensive online education portal for plastic surgeons and residents. He was a Board of Trustees member, and an Executive Board member of NYRSPS. He is involved with multiple educational committees in ASPS, ASAPS, and NYRSPS. He is also a reviewer of scientific manuscripts for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Aesthetic Surgery Journal and the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive, & Aesthetic Surgery.

He has published numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles on aesthetic surgery and has presented on such diverse topics as facelift surgery, neck lift surgery, nasal surgery, breast reduction surgery, tummy tuck surgery, liposuction, breast augmentation performed through the tummy tuck incision, limited access surgery, post-bariatric surgery treatment, and botulinum toxin.

Dr. Wallach is the consummate plastic surgeon that can provide a multitude of services to his clientele in both his Fifth Avenue office-accredited surgical suite as well as several Manhattan hospitals.

A popular non- surgical anti-aging technique Dr. Wallach offers  are Laser Procedures :

 

Wrinkle Treatment “Lunch Time Laser Treatment” in Manhattan

The ThermaScan™ system uses an infrared laser system to rejuvenate the skin. This laser targets the papillary dermis which is just below the surface so that it can treat facial wrinkles, as well as acne scarring. Because it is a non-ablative system, it can also treat the neck. This is much safer on the neck than using chemical peels.
A cooling system is employed to protect the outer layers of the skin so that the laser light can penetrate to the deeper levels to stimulate collagen growth. Some consider this a “Lunchtime Laser” treatment because it is quick and easy with virtually no side effects. The skin may stay red for a short time after treatment and may feel a bit tighter.

Treatment can be performed every four to six weeks. Multiple treatments are usually recommended to achieve the desired effect. “Touch-up” treatments are also recommended to sustain the continued growth of collagen.

Fillers:

Restylane – Restylane Lyft – Juvederm Restylane™, Restylane Lyft, and Juvederm™ Injectable Gel are Hyaluronic acid-based products that are great facial line fillers. Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance found in the human body. Although Restylane, Restylane Lyft and Juvederm were approved for injection to the nasolabial folds, off-label use of these products has revolutionized facial rejuvenation.

Unlike Collagen, they do not require allergy testing, and they may last from six to twelve months depending upon the product used. There may be some minor bruising and swelling of the treated regions that will often resolve in a few hours to a few days. The products can also be dissolved if the patient is not satisfied with the result.

Restylane – Restylane Lyft – Juvederm 

Peri-oral Rejuvenation

The peri-oral facial aging can be improved with injectable fillers.

Lip Augmentation

Lip augmentation by filling the white roll or injecting the lip muscle can augment it nicely. Filling the white roll of the lip can improve vertical lip lines that occur with age, sun exposure, and smoking. Injecting the vertical lines directly can improve them as well. This can also be combined with neuromodulator injections and laser peels.

Marionette Lines

Treating the marionette lines that run on the side of the mouth to the chin can be improved as well.

Peri-oral Commissure

The peri-oral region can be filled to improve the downward appearance of the corners of the mouth that occurs with age.

Peri-orbital Rejuvenation

The eye region is often the first area that shows facial aging, and hyaluronic acid injectable filler products can be used with great success in this region.

Upper Eyelids

If the upper eyelids appear hollow from aging or after a blepharoplasty, injectable fillers can be used in this region to give a more youthful upper eyelid contour. Often Restylane™ is the preferred hyaluronic acid in this area because of its small particle size. This can be combined with neuromodulators like Botox™ and Dysport to enhance the appearance.

Lower Eyelids

The lower eyelid and especially the tear trough region at the nasojugal groove, and the area between the lid-cheek junction are great areas to treat with filler product. Restylane™ is a great product to treat this delicate area because of the small particle size. This area is prone to bruise more than other regions because the tissues are thin and the area is very vascular. Treatment can also compliment the results of a lower lid blepharoplasty. Neuromodulators like Botox™ and Dysport can be used to treat the crow’s feet along the lateral eyelid as well.

Eyebrow and Corrugator Region

The eyebrow region can be treated to provide more fullness and lift the sagging brows and lateral hooding that commonly appear in the upper eyelid region with age. Neuromodulators like Botox™ and Dysport can help raise the lateral brow as well. Areas such as the “11” lines that are produced by overactive corrugator muscles are often best treated by the neuromodulators. However, with repeated motion lines can appear “etched” and injectable fillers can fill these lines to soften them.

Temporal Region

Some patients develop temporal hollowing with age. This area can also be treated with facial injectable fillers.

Liquid Face Lift

The liquid facelift is a marketing phrase that refers to a non-surgical procedure incorporating both facial filler material such as Restylane™,Restylane Lyft™, Juvederm, Radiesse, and Sculptra along with using the neuromodulators, Botox™ or Dysport. As our knowledge of facial aging has evolved, these products have become more important. The filler materials can be used to fill the depressed cheeks that as a side benefit may improve the nasolabial folds (creases along the sides of the nose and mouth) indirectly. The nasolabial folds can be injected directly as well. Facial wasting along the sides of the mouth can also be treated by filler injections to treat the marionette lines. Jowling can be camouflaged to some extent with filler injections, and jaw line deformities can be improved as well. Areas around the eyes such as the tear trough can be filled to soften the “double-bubble” deformity of the lower lid -cheek attachments that appear with increasing age. In addition, cheek hollows and lines of the upper face can be filled. Temporal hollowing can also be treated in a similar manner. Even brow elevation can be accomplished with fillers. In addition, the neuromodulators such as Botox and Dysport can treat overactive frontalis muscle that causes transverse forehead lines, overactive corrugators that lead to “11” lines, and lateral crow’s feet lines that are caused by the overactive orbicularis muscle. Treating the lateral brow with neuromodulators can create lateral brow elevation. In addition, the neuromodulators can treat some neck bands due to overactive platysma muscles. Lip lines, chin puckering, and overactive depressor anguli oris muscles of the lower lip region can also be treated. The key in using these products for facial rejuvenation is to not over do it. Some patients are over treated by their injector possibly because the injector has not been trained properly in aesthetic rejuvenation or the injector does not offer other procedures such as face lifting, brow lifting, or eyelid lifting procedures. Inevitably, some patients look “puffy” or like marshmallows. Too much product can make someone look as unnatural as someone who has had too much surgery.

Contact Dr. Wallach

Address:1049 5th Avenue, Suite 2D
New York, New York 10028

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