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Plastic Surgery Blog

The Return of the Face-Lift

Dr. Imber was recently featured in the November issue of Bazaar. The issue should be in stores now, check your local publications to get your own copy. Below is an excerpt of the article: THE GOLD STANDARD The most popular kind of face-lift is known as the SMAS, which stands for subcutaneous muscular aponeurosis system. […]

9 Books That Will Reignite Your Love of Beauty

Dr. Imber was featured recently on theEditorialist for his knowledge of beauty and plastic surgery. Here is a brief excerpt of the article…. While many get their beauty content from browsing TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube, there’s something to be said for leafing through the pages of a book. Digital media can be fleeting; it’s easy […]

What are the top concerns for men?

Men seeking out plastic surgery solutions as they age are more popular than you think. 35% of my clients are men and this number continues to increase as we discuss surgical solutions for men publicly. From my experience, men focus on different concerns than women. Men can have frown lines, an imperfect nose and it […]

Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Plastic Surgeons 2021

best facial plastic surgeon

Dr. Imber has been awarded on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Plastic Surgeons 2021 for his work on Facelifts. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on June 16th, 2021 and can currently be viewed on Newsweek’s website. America’s […]


The freshest faces on the Upper East Side (and far beyond) owe a debt of gratitude to Dr. Gerald Imber. The plastic surgeon extraordinaire will never reveal his secrets—or the names of his clients—but he will wax poetic on the benefits of an effective, nourishing sunscreen. Now, after months (possibly years) of perfecting it, he has debuted Soothe & Defend S.P.F. 30, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Diastasis Recti—Plus 3 Ways to Treat It

We’ve all heard how important it is to “strengthen the core,” from assorted fitness pros, and for so many reasons beyond just looking taut. Not only does core strength promote stability and balance, but it can help protect you from lower back pain, future muscle injury, and a common condition called diastasis recti, aka diastasis […]

Megan Fairchild Spills Her Secrets to Getting Back in Shape 2 Years After Giving Birth

Body en pointe! Megan Fairchild has found the balance between ballet and motherhood, but getting back in shape after giving birth came with its challenges. The New York City Ballet star, 35, welcomed her daughter, Tullie, in 2018 and struggled to get her body performance-ready before returning to the dance company. Eventually, Fairchild turned to […]

Why Men Are Turning to Cosmetic Procedures for a Competitive Edge in the Boardroom

Not long ago, a successful Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur decided to make a risky new investment he’d been toying with for years. “I’d just hit 50 and sold my second company,” he recalls. “I looked at myself and thought, I have another 20 years of work in front of me, so I’m going to go […]

All of Your Retinol Questions, Answered

Retinols have long been touted as one of the most effective treatments for increasing collagen in the skin, reducing fine lines and wrinkles, fighting acne and evening out pigmentation. They are, said Murad Alam, a dermatologist in Chicago and president of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, “the best-studied and most-evidence-backed topical medications for reducing […]

‘How to Look Like Me at 70’: We Got Ahold of Peggy Siegal’s Beauty Bible

At powerful publicist Peggy Siegal’s various 70th birthday parties this past July, she handed out a little pink pamphlet to the gathered guests (among them Woody Johnson, Julian Schnabel, Julia Koch, Larry Gagosian, and Blythe Danner), titled, “How to Look Like Me at 70.” The 20-page booklet, a sequel to “How to Look Like Me […]

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