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Douglas A. Taranow, DO, FACOS

New York, NY

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What Is CryoProbe™ and How Does It Work?

Posted May 15, 2019 in CryoProbe™

Cryotherapy may bring up thoughts of futuristic technology involving steaming vats of colder-than-ice liquids, but the practice is currently being used to help treat several types of skin condition. Cryotherapy involves the use of extreme cold to freeze and slough off dead or lesioned skin. It can be a very effective, non-invasive way to treat […]

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The Dangers of Medical Tourism for Cosmetic Surgery

Posted May 01, 2019 in Medical Tourism

Cosmetic surgery can turn out to be very expensive if the procedure isn’t covered by regular insurance. For some people, the appeal of traveling to a nearby foreign country to get the same procedure at a fraction of the price is often too much to resist. The CDC estimates that thousands of Americans travel abroad […]

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BOTOX® Cosmetic, XEOMIN®, Dysport®, and the Dangers of Cheap Treatments

Posted April 02, 2019 in BOTOX® Cosmetic, Injectables

BOTOX® Cosmetic, XEOMIN®, and Dysport® injectables are three of today’s most popular cosmetic procedures, and it’s not hard to see why. They are incredibly effective at reducing or eliminating wrinkles while also being relatively affordable and non-invasive in comparison to the alternatives. However, because of how simple these injections seem, it’s often easy to overlook […]

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Why More Men Are Choosing Cosmetic Procedures

Posted January 15, 2019 in Male Plastic Surgery Procedures

Currently, more and more modern-day men are choosing to go under the knife for cosmetic reasons. At first glance, the increase in male cosmetic surgery may seem like an oddity, especially with common cultural associations of plastic surgery being for women. On further examination, it is clear why this trend will not only continue to […]

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Breast Augmentation Guide: Everything You Need To Know

Posted January 04, 2019 in Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries. The procedure can help you gain self-confidence and elevate your self-esteem. Before the surgery, you will likely have many questions. While you should make sure to present any questions or concerns to your surgeon during your consultation, here are some of the basic facts about […]

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Full vs. Mini Tummy Tuck

Posted December 13, 2018 in Tummy Tuck

Many patients are unsure whether they should undergo a full tummy tuck (“abdominoplasty”) or a mini tummy tuck to correct their protruding abdomen or excess abdominal skin. Both procedures will provide a more streamlined body contour, and the approaches to both surgeries are similar.However, the full, or “traditional,” tummy tuck is more invasive and requires […]

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How to Protect Your Skin From Harsh Winter Conditions

Posted November 09, 2018 in CPL

Every year it is important to remember to protect your skin from harsh winter conditions. Following a winter-focused beauty routine is essential for maintaining youthful, healthy skin. Here are a few useful tips for maintaining beautiful skin throughout the coldest season. Beware of Heaters There’s nothing better than the glow of the fireplace or sitting […]

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Insurance Related Questions

Posted September 26, 2018 in Preparing for Plastic Surgery

Insurance Plans Accepted: We currently do not participate with any Insurance Plans  Dr. Taranow has operating privileges at the following hospitals:      St Barnabas Hospital   Fee estimates are available upon request. Please note that even if your insurance does not appear above, you may still have coverage under your health plan.  Our office will confirm […]

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