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I'm Embarrassed About My Large Breasts Oct 4th, 2021

Each year in the United States, more than 100,000 women and men undergo breast reduction surgery, also called reduction mammoplasty. Thanks to advances in surgical techniques, recovery is fast and your results can be completely customized.  While each patient’s reasons for having breast reduction surgery are unique and personal, most...

Understanding the 3 Components of truSculpt® Flex Sep 1st, 2021

Today, there are several noninvasive medical treatments designed to help get rid of stubborn fat on your abdomen, thighs, and other areas. As great as it can be to slim down those trouble spots, if you’re looking for muscle definition and a body that looks fit and toned, fat removal...

Help! I Regret My Tattoo Aug 4th, 2021

That tattoo certainly seemed like a good idea when you had it done. But times have changed — and so has your perspective on your tattoo. Maybe it no longer reflects your beliefs or your lifestyle. Maybe your new job has a no-tattoos policy. Or maybe it recalls a period...

10 Conditions That Respond Well to IPL Jul 27th, 2021

No matter how good your at-home skin care routine is, there’s a good chance that at some point, you’re going to run into an issue that needs a little more help. Mrudangi S. Thakur, MD, uses IPL (intense pulsed light) therapy from Cutera® to treat an array of skin problems,...

Are You Considering Male Breast Reduction Surgery? Jun 16th, 2021

When you think of breast reduction surgery, you may think of women looking to reduce the size of their breasts to relieve symptoms like back pain or to achieve more symmetrical, balanced proportions.  But a fair number of men seek breast reduction surgery each year, as well. These men have...

Where Can I Have Hair Removed? May 5th, 2021

Men and women may have different goals when it comes to their body aesthetics, but there’s one thing everyone can agree on: Few things are as sexy as silky, smooth skin. That’s why laser hair removal is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments for both men and women in...

Botox®️ or Fillers: Which Is Right for Me? Apr 7th, 2021

Injectables like Botox®️ and dermal fillers have changed the way people think about cosmetic enhancement — and for good reason. In fact, Botox and fillers are so popular, over 10 million treatments are performed each year in the United States, helping women and men look and feel more youthful and...

Turn Back the Hands of Time With FaceTite Mar 9th, 2021

Even if you wear sunscreen and moisturizer every day, at some point, the signs of facial aging are going to become unmistakable. For most people, those signs come in the form of facial wrinkles and sagging neck skin, sometimes unflatteringly referred to as a wattle. Today, there are lots of...

You Can Get Rid of Stubborn Pockets of Fat Feb 9th, 2021

No matter how much time and effort people devote to eating healthy and staying active, most can point to at least a couple of areas of stubborn fat that they just can’t seem to shed. Whether on the belly, waist, flanks, butt, or someplace else on the body, those resistant...

Caring for Your Skin Before and After Laser Tattoo Removal Jan 1st, 2021

Regret that fun tattoo? You’re not alone. More and more Americans are opting for laser tattoo removal to reverse what was once considered permanent ink.  Dr. Mrudangi S. Thakur offers tattoo removal services at both her offices in Jefferson Valley and Middletown, New York, including using the latest laser removal...

5 Benefits of BodyTite and FaceTite Dec 2nd, 2020

FaceTite and BodyTite are fat removal procedures that can quickly slim and contour your face and body with little to no downtime. In addition to melting excess fat, these state-of-the-art treatments also tighten your surrounding skin, creating a smoother and more sculpted look. With offices in Jefferson Valley and Middletown,...

How PermaLip™ Can Enhance Your Appearance Nov 1st, 2020

If you wish your lips were larger, more symmetrical, or just plumper, you may have already tried things such as plumping lip glosses or lip injectables. However, those lip glosses quickly wear off and lip injections only last from around 6 months to a year. Luckily, there’s a permanent way...

What Men Love About Laser Body Hair Removal Oct 1st, 2020

For many men, it can feel like “manscaping” is an endless struggle. Between shaving, trimming, and waxing, hair still grows back. That’s why cosmetic surgeon and aesthetics specialist Dr. Mrudangi S. Thakur offers laser hair removal at two conveniently located offices: in Jefferson Valley and Middletown, New York. If you’re...

How to Reduce Your Double Chin Without Surgery Sep 22nd, 2020

As you get older, you might develop a dreaded double chin due to genetics, sagging skin, weight gain, or just the natural result of aging. In addition to making you look older and heavier than you are, double chins can change the shape of your face by obscuring your natural...

Reshape Your Butt With BodyTite Aug 21st, 2020

If you’ve struggled with uneven fat and loose skin on your buttocks, you’re probably looking for a new way to whip your butt into shape. Dr. Mrudangi S. Thakur and her team in Jefferson Valley and Middletown, New York, are here to help.  In this article, we explain how the...

What to Expect After Breast Augmentation Jul 28th, 2020

Breast augmentation continues to be one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures. In both 2017 and 2018, it was the most common cosmetic surgery performed in the United States. It’s also one of the most well-rated, with 98% of patients reporting it’s “worth it” on RealSelf.  Dr. Mrudangi Thakur...

Bothered by Your Muffin Top? We Can Help Jun 18th, 2020

Excess belly fat can leave unsightly bulges above your waistband and under tight clothing. Worst of all, it can also increase your risk for health complications such as heart disease and diabetes. Traditionally, doctors recommend liposuction or tummy tucks to tackle muffin tops. But new technologies such as BodyTite, SmartLipo,...

What Are My Options for Losing Fat from Problem Areas? May 15th, 2020

Even with perfect diet and exercise, it can be difficult to sculpt and smooth the problem areas on your body. However, technological and medical advancements make it easier than ever to banish fat and get the look you want. Dr. Mrudangi S. Thakur, a board-certified plastic surgeon with offices in...

Why Secret RF Has Such a High Satisfaction Rate Apr 9th, 2020

Many different factors can affect your skin, including acne, the sun’s rays, and the effects of aging. However, cosmetic procedures have made it easier to undo the damage and give you a more smooth, even complexion. Secret™ RF is a remarkable nonsurgical treatment that combines microneedling and radiofrequency (RF) energy...

BodyTite Banishes Unwanted Fat and Tightens Skin Mar 13th, 2020

In years past, if you wanted to reduce fat in a particular area of your body, you had just two choices: a rigorous diet and exercise program or major surgery like liposuction. Today, there are quite a few more fat-reducing and body contouring solutions that don’t involve invasive surgeries and...

Everything You Need to Know About Radiofrequency With Microneedling Feb 25th, 2020

If you’re keeping abreast of the latest nonsurgical anti-aging solutions for more beautiful skin, you’ve heard about microneedling treatments and their amazing benefits. You’ve probably also heard about the power of radiofrequency energy to improve your skin from the inside out. But did you know there are many benefits of...

Restore Lost Facial Volume With Sculptra® Aesthetic Jan 15th, 2020

Did you realize that your skin loses roughly 1% of its collagen every year after your 18th birthday? While 1% might not seem like very much, when you’re trying to keep your firm facial features and youthful appearance, it adds up quickly. At that rate, before you celebrate your 50th...

Get a Glow for the Holidays With a Rejuvenation HydraFacial® Dec 1st, 2019

During the holidays, you’re undoubtedly busy, rushing to accomplish all the extra tasks on your to-do list, in addition to your usual overloaded schedule. So who has time for a facial? You do! HydraFacial® can give your skin a beautiful glow just in time for the holidays in just three...

Noninvasive CoolSculpting Freezes Away Stubborn Fat Deposits Nov 1st, 2019

It would be gratifying and convenient if all you had to do to sustain a healthy body weight and a trim, well-proportioned figure was to follow the basic concept of energy balance. You know the concept, right? The familiar, logical idea that eating more calories than you need leads to...

TruSculpt Flex: The Latest Noninvasive Muscle Sculpting Technology Oct 16th, 2019

If you’re dedicated to a healthy diet and exercise routine, yet you still don’t see the results you want, you may feel like giving up. But don’t do that! With a little help, you can get rid of stubborn pockets of fat and tone your muscles.  Dr. Mrudangi Thakur at...

Get a More Youthful Appearance with Facetite Jul 16th, 2019

It used to be that the most effective way to restore a more youthful appearance to your face was through a face-lift. Although this procedure is still effective, it comes at a cost in terms of downtime and discomfort. Thanks to modern technology, namely radiofrequency (RF) energy, we can garner...

What is a Nano Fat Transfer and How Can It Benefit Me? Jun 20th, 2019

Everyone knows that time flies, but no one really understands just how quickly it actually goes by until the day they look in the mirror and see fine lines, wrinkles, under eye circles, flattened cheeks, and other age-related skin and facial changes.    If you’re like most people, it can...

Reduce Signs of Aging and Other Skin Flaws With Morpheus8 May 28th, 2019

You already know that your best defense against aging is leading a healthy lifestyle. That’s why you stay active, eat a nutritious diet, drink plenty of water, get enough sleep, and take good care of your skin. But let’s face it — a meticulous skin care routine may be able...

Tattoo Regret? Laser Tattoo Removal has Never Been Easier Apr 3rd, 2019

Whether it was an act of rebellion or a symbol that seemed to suit your mood or attitude at the time, you’re not alone if you wish you had thought about your future self before getting your permanent tattoo. But thanks to advances in medical technology, your tattoo no longer...

Feeling Unhappy With Your Breasts After Pregnancy? Breast Augmentation Is a Great Option Mar 20th, 2019

Just think, in nine short months, your body forms a human life and then supplies crucial nourishment for many months after delivery. When it’s all over, you’re rewarded with a wonderful family, but your body has been put through the wringer, and you may not like the results. One of...

Learn More About the Most Popular Area for Laser Hair Removal Among Men Feb 19th, 2019

Laser hair removal may be widely viewed as the ideal solution for women who want to keep their bikini area permanently groomed, but this highly popular treatment isn’t exclusively for the ladies — it’s also an excellent option for men who’d like to devote less time (and money) to shaving,...

New Year, New You: Feel Confident in Your Body With TruSculpt iD Jan 16th, 2019

If the promise of a fresh start in the New Year has you thinking about all the ways you can improve your body, you aren’t alone — body-related aesthetic goals are some of the most common resolutions among adults of all ages. You already know from experience that cutting the...

Improve Your Face and Skin Laxity With FaceTite Dec 7th, 2018

Middle age can be one of the best times in life — having more candles on your birthday cake usually means you’re more experienced, you’ve learned to trust your own instincts, and you feel more confident and comfortable in your own skin than ever before.   Unfortunately, having more candles...

Feel Healthier with Tummy Tuck Surgery Nov 13th, 2018

There’s no doubt that eating a nutritious diet and getting regular exercise can go a long way toward keeping you lean, strong, and healthy. But even if you fill every plate with wholesome foods and get in a good workout most days of the week, you may still find yourself...

Fat Transfers and Microneedling for Hands Oct 25th, 2018

Your hands are one of the first parts of your body where common signs of aging begin to emerge. Even if you’re meticulous about taking care of your skin and protecting it from the sun, chances are the skin on your hands still winds up getting a little more exposure...

Why Breast Reduction Still Has Such a High Satisfaction Rate Sep 12th, 2018

Breast augmentation may be the most requested form of cosmetic breast surgery both in the United States and around the world, but for many women, bigger isn’t always better. If you’ve been endowed with large breasts, you know firsthand just how tiresome a bigger bust can be — they may...

What Kind of Recovery and Results Should I Expect After Gynecomastia Surgery? Aug 21st, 2018

Gynecomastia, or unusually large male breasts caused by excess tissue and gland formation, is common among boys and men of all ages. It occurs when an imbalance between the male hormone testosterone and the female hormone estrogen stimulates the growth of excess glandular breast tissue, resulting in an abnormal swelling...

How You Can Eliminate a Double Chin Jul 12th, 2018

For most people, diet and exercise can only go so far in the battle against persistent fat. That’s because genetics, age, and hormones all influence where and how your body stores excess fat. Even when you do your best to stay active, eat well, and maintain a relatively healthy body...

Breast Augmentation: More Choices Than Ever Jun 20th, 2018

Some women consider breast augmentation to enlarge their breasts and enhance their curves. Others contemplate having the surgery because one breast is smaller than the other or the breasts have lost volume after pregnancy, breastfeeding, or weight loss.Regardless of your reasons for considering breast augmentation, this popular cosmetic procedure can...

Remedy Facial Discoloration with PicoSure® May 29th, 2018

Do you look in the mirror and wonder where your smooth, even-toned skin has gone? Facial discoloration, along with textural skin changes, is a common byproduct of aging. Fortunately, leading-edge laser technology can help erase those unwanted signs of time. Dr. Mrudangi S. Thakur and her team offer the gold...

Tummy Tuck or Liposuction: What’s the Best Way to Get Rid of Your Muffin Top? May 1st, 2018

Muffin top. Such a cute name for something none of us wants. Unfortunately, that excess fat and tissue that rolls over waistbands in both men and women can be extremely difficult to target, even if you’re well within your ideal weight.If you feel like you could use a little outside...

Neuromodulator or Dermal Filler: Which is Right for You? Mar 28th, 2018

If you want to get your feet wet in the world of anti-aging cosmetics, neuromodulators and dermal fillers are a great place to start. These two cosmetic injectables provide instant results that can temporarily erase the years from your face.How these injectables approach anti-aging, however, are entirely different. To help...

Everything You Need to Know About Laser Hair Removal Mar 16th, 2018

Laser hair removal is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments, and it’s easy to see why -- it’s great to get out of the shaving, waxing, and plucking routine. If you’re ready to take that step, you probably have some questions about what to expect, so Dr. Thakur created...

Ultherapy: Tighten Sagging Facial Skin Without Surgery Jan 24th, 2018

Ultherapy is a noninvasive treatment that uses ultrasound technology to tighten and bring smoothness to sagging skin. It provides a useful and effective alternative to surgical cosmetic procedures, such as facelifts, by stimulating your body’s natural collagen production process.If you don’t look as young or vibrant as you used to...