When it comes to injectables, BOTOX® Cosmetic is by far the most popular. Millions of people swear by it to improve the look of their fine lines and wrinkles. However, the treatment is surrounded by misconceptions.
Dr. Stan Castor is a board-certified plastic surgeon who believes if you have the information you need, you can better determine what cosmetic services are right for you. To that end, we are going to debunk five of the most common BOTOX® myths below. More »
In recent years, plastic surgery has become much more accessible than it used to be. Still, paying for an elective breast, body, or facial operation outright is not feasible for most people.
Since insurance does not typically cover plastic surgery, many of our patients choose to finance all or a portion of their procedure. Options such as healthcare credit cards and fixed-term loans can help you comfortably and successfully manage your surgical expenses. More »
Breast augmentation – known formally as augmentation mammaplasty or informally as a “boob job”— is a plastic surgery procedure that improves the appearance of the breasts. Year after year, it is the most popular cosmetic procedure in America. Over 300,000 breast augmentation procedures were performed in 2017 alone, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Stan Castor has helped many women feel beautiful and confident through breast surgery. Keep reading to learn more about breast augmentation and find out if this procedure might be right for you. More »
When a new year begins, we often consider how we can refresh our routine and streamline our lives. One of the best ways to improve your day to day is by boosting your confidence. Simple steps like standing up straighter, speaking with more authority and wearing clothes that help you feel polished can do just that, but there may be physical imperfections that nag at you despite your best efforts.
If you find your eyes constantly drawn to signs of facial aging when looking in the mirror, you probably feel less than proud of your appearance and overall presentation. BOTOX® Cosmetic could be just what you need to lift your spirits and increase your self-esteem this year. Here are four reasons to consider BOTOX® in 2019: More »
Laser hair removal is a common cosmetic procedure in the United States. In fact, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, laser hair removal was in the Top 5 minimally invasive cosmetic procedures in 2017, with more than 1 million such procedures performed by ASPS surgeons alone. More »
The turkey neck can be embarrassing. And unfortunately, its appearance may be out of your control. Things like the aging process, gravity, and sun damage can all contribute to loose, sagging skin and excess fat in the neck and jowl areas. But there’s an exciting new procedure that uses innovative plasma and radio frequency energy to rejuvenate these tissues at the cellular level—the Renuvion® J-Plasma. Providing dramatic results with lower risks and recovery time than more invasive surgery, the Renuvion is so effective because it tightens and refreshes skin from the inside out. So let’s take a look at how the entire process works here at Artisan Aesthetics Plastic Surgery & Laser Center. More »
You can’t help getting older, but you can help slow down the signs of it. If you’re looking to improve your appearance by treating fine lines and wrinkles, Botox® may be the solution for you. Dr. Castor at Artisan Aesthetics Plastic Surgery is here to help! More »
Do you have problematic skin? Perhaps its acne, or maybe wrinkles that make you feel self-conscious? Fortunately, at Artisan Plastic Surgery & Laser Center, Dr. Castor has the answer for you: chemical peels!
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Here in the Tampa area, we are lucky to live in such an amazing climate with so many great outdoor attractions to explore—but if you’re not careful, our enticing weather and outdoor amenities can be a double-edged sword. The hot Florida sun can do serious damage to your skin, and it’s not just the summer months here in the Sunshine State that you have to watch out for, protecting your skin year-round is essential to keeping your healthy, youthful, and cancer-free later in life.