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New Treatment for Capsular Contracture

Posted May 18, 2020

For years, the benefits of fish oils, specifically, omega-3 fatty acids, have been touted to include a reduction of risk factors in heart disease, to fight anxiety and depression, and to reduce inflammation among others. Did you know that a group of researchers in Italy have recently suggested that omega 3 fatty acids may also

Lip Filler – Less Is More: Part 1

Posted May 11, 2020

Why are so many young patients getting lip filler? Yes, it is to achieve fuller lips, but do you know why? The lips (and the skin) lose about 10% of their natural volume every 10 years. Young women are looking for fullness, but they also want to prevent the inevitable changes that come with time.

Sunscreens: Protect Your Skin and Prevent Aging Before You Have To

Posted May 04, 2020

It’s May, and the weather is finally spring-like. With Governor Murphy opening up the state parks this past weekend, it was all on board for some enjoyable time in the sun. People were out and parking lots were relatively full, social distancing aside. Having been quarantined for 6 weeks already here in New Jersey.

A Gift for Yourself

Posted December 20, 2019

With the holidays starting to wrap up, you and your skin are no doubt feeling the strain of the busy season. Company parties, family get-togethers, and the stress of holiday shopping affect you and your skin more than you realize. This is why the holidays are the perfect time for a last-minute treat for yourself.

Fill Your Stockings With the Gift of Dermal Fillers

Posted December 06, 2019

If you are still in search of the perfect stocking stuffer this year, the answer may be staring at you in the mirror. Dermal fillers are the ideal gift to give to a loved one or enjoy yourself. With no downtime and immediate results, a filler treatment at Christmas means a New Year’s spent with...

Make Your New Year a Red Carpet Affair

Posted November 20, 2019

Welcome 2020 With a Luxurious Look Between resolutions and the prospect of fresh beginnings, the new year is a time for renewal. That is exactly what makes it the perfect time to renew your facial complexion with one of the non-surgical treatments offered at the True Beauty Med Spa. Whether you are concerned about wrinkles..

BOTOX® Cosmetic for the Holidays? Of Course!

Posted November 17, 2019

A Relaxed Expression for a Relaxing Holiday Season 3 Minute Read The holiday season has always been a time for relaxation—or at least it is supposed to be. As most people can attest, the rest and downtime that is promised during the holiday season are often replaced with hectic family get-togethers, work parties, and afternoons.

Reiki New Jersey

Posted April 02, 2019

Reiki – The Art of Self-Healing Reiki (pronounced Ray-Key) is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It helps to support the well being of the recipient by bringing balance to the chakras and helping to harmonize body, mind and spirit. When there are disruptions or blockages in the flow..

Fab Over Fifty

Posted October 01, 2018

Joan, 61, has had “large breasts” her entire life. (Or at least, since puberty.) “When I was younger, it was great,” she says. “I had a phenomenal figure. They were a solid D cup-high and full… the best accessories I could ask for!” But as Joan got older, they started getting… less great. “By my ..

Fat Reduction New Jersey

Posted September 25, 2018

Fat reduction without the need for surgery is a reality. You no longer have to starve or work out several hours a day to improve the shape of your body. The term fat reduction encompasses a myriad of techniques and technologies. Patients look to fat reduction surgery to decrease and improve the contour of fatty..

Skin Health Tips for a Glowing Complexion

Posted February 21, 2018

While there is a full array of treatments and products available at our TrueBeauty MedSpa to help you achieve your best skin, one of the most important things you can do to keep your skin looking youthful and healthy, is GET ENOUGH SLEEP! Doctors recommend a full 7-8 hours per night for healthy adults.

New Facial Area Approved by FDA for Botox Use

Posted January 12, 2018

Injectables are now more popular than ever, and showing no signs of slowing down. Non-invasive treatments, especially injectables, are a hot request among cosmetic patients. Botox – a.k.a. botulinum toxin injections – has remained one of the top sought-after injectable treatments available on the cosmetic market. 7 million injections were given in 2016, according to ...

CoolSculpting Just Got Better – It Now Tightens Skin Under Chin

Posted December 18, 2017

CoolSculpting has been touted for its fat blasting benefits for years, being known for its ability to freeze fat and contour areas of the body with no downtime. CoolSculpting just added a new advantage to its repertoire – it was recently FDA approved to “improve the appearance of lax tissue” in the area under the […]

Top Tips to Ensure a Joyful and Healthy Thanksgiving

Posted November 22, 2017

This time of year should be filled with family, friends, and joy as you celebrate coming together and appreciating the things that you are thankful for. In many cases, however, this is a time filled with stress as planning celebrations and and eating a lot of food can leave you feeling unhappy and unhealthy. It’s […]

Make the IDEAL Choice for Your Body

Posted October 31, 2017

Are you unhappy with the size or shape of your breasts? Are you concerned with the idea of a “foreign substance” such as silicone in your body? The IDEAL saline implant is now an option for you. It takes the best of saline breast implants and silicone breast implants and combines them into a great […]

Top Tips for Luscious Lips

Posted October 04, 2017

Having luscious lips is more than just about how they look. In addition to their appearance, having the most kissable lips is about touch, feel, and taste. The lips are a sensitive part of the body, and the slightest touch can bring out a combination of feelings. They are an important part of our sensual […]

Everything You Need to Know About Wrinkles

Posted September 19, 2017

At some point in everyone’s life, wrinkles will begin to make a surprise appearance. While some people may go longer without displaying any signs of prominent wrinkles, they are bound to appear sooner or later. Knowing more about what causes them and how you can prevent them will allow you to maintain a youthful look. […]

Choosing the Right Filler for Your Specific Needs

Posted September 07, 2017

There are a myriad of dermal fillers available to help improve various aspects of your face and your overall look. Fillers can be used to treat wrinkles and fine lines in your face, give your lips more volume, and improve fullness in your cheeks. With so many options available to you, it can be difficult […]

Top Tips for More Desirable Legs

Posted August 18, 2017

Summer isn’t over yet, and taking care of your appearance is more important than ever. Having toned, sexy legs will look great whether you’re spending the day at the beach in a sundress or a summer night out on the town in your favorite jeans. If you want to show off your legs with confidence […]

Dr. Friedlander’s New Jersey Bride Magazine Feature

Posted July 28, 2017

Dr. Friedlander is a leading plastic surgeon in the New Jersey area and was recently featured in the New Jersey Bride magazine. In the article, she discussed non-invasive treatments and the benefits they can provide to women who want to improve their appearance and feel picture-perfect for their wedding day. Dr. Friedlander understands how important […]

Summer Is Here! Get Your Summer Body Ready with Cellfina and a Brazilian Butt Lift

Posted July 01, 2017

As summer comes around, women across the nation start going to the gym or dieting to get their bodies ready for their brand new swimsuits. There are times, however, when the results of improved muscle tone don’t match the goals of a more shapely butt or tighter smoother skin. In cases like these, women often […]

Helpful Tips for Achieving Youthful Skin

Posted June 08, 2017

Everyone deserves to have an outward appearance that mirrors the way they feel inside. The early signs of aging, however, can make you look older, even when you still feel young. Simple changes to your lifestyle can make a tremendous difference in how you look. Follow these easy tips to erase the early signs of […]

Choosing Liposuction or Abdominoplasty to Achieve Your Ideal Summer Body

Posted June 01, 2017

Summer is right around the corner, and everyone wants to look good and feel great sporting their nice new bikinis. Having excess skin on the stomach or deposits of stubborn fat in various regions of the body, however, can make anyone feel self-conscious about their appearance. If this is the case for you, you may […]

Top 3 Benefits of PRP Hair Restoration

Posted April 17, 2017

For some people, having a thick head of hair is an important part of their identity and sense of their style. If you’re experiencing a lack of hair growth, whether it is caused by hereditary balding or a condition like alopecia, it can leave you feeling self-conscious and cause you to lose your sense of […]

Common Causes of Double Chin

Posted March 30, 2017

As we age, many of us become more concerned about developing the dreaded double chin. A double chin occurs when the skin around the neck sags and wrinkles. It can make you look older and overweight. Unlike other areas of the body that are prone to sagging, it is difficult to cover up and may […]

Benefits of a Breast Reduction

Posted March 06, 2017

Consider for a moment what it may be like to go through life experiencing constant pain in your back, neck, and shoulders while also being limited from doing many of the things that you enjoy. This is the reality for many women who have overly large breasts. While large breasts are seen by many to […]

Three Ways to Build a Brazilian Butt and a Shapelier Body

Posted February 20, 2017

Do you want to look better, but not at the cost of a big butt? Many women want a toned butt but aren’t exactly sure how to get the definition they desire. Some people may attribute their lack of a well-rounded buttock to their genetics, so even with proper nutrition and an effective workout routine, […]

Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution with These Helpful Tips

Posted January 27, 2017

As you begin to settle into the new year, the pressures and time constaints of life may begin to keep you from achieving all the goals you set for yourself, but it’s important to remember to stick to those resolutions. The time to be accountable starts now! If you’re one of the many people who […]

Great Weight-Loss Tips to Remember for Fall

Posted November 18, 2016

The summer months are a time when everyone does their best to stay fit and healthy so that they can look good in swimsuits. When it ends, most people fall back into old habits and work out less while eating more. Maintaining a great body is a year-round process, and as we get closer to […]

Can You Benefit from a Thigh Lift?

Posted November 10, 2016

Having defined legs makes your body look well-proportioned, attractive, and desirable. There are, however, a myriad of outside elements that will influence the look of your legs, including significant changes caused by weight changes, pregnancy, and aging. These elements can decrease the definition in your legs by increasing the amount of fat and loose skin […]

Are You a Good Candidate for a Breast Augmentation?

Posted November 04, 2016

Are you tired of being unsatisfied with the look of your breasts? Whether you’re looking to increase the size of your breasts or enhance their projection, a breast augmentation may be the solution you’re looking for. Plenty of women seek the help of an excellent plastic surgeon to assist them in accomplishing their goals. You […]

Breast Augmentation New Jersey

Posted October 17, 2016

Breast Augmentation is a commonly performed cosmetic procedure performed to enhance the appearance of the breasts to improve the overall proportion of the body or to restore breast fullness that has been lost over time after pregnancy or weight loss. In some cases breast augmentation may also be used to correct breast asymmetry when one breast is […]

Gynecomastia New Jersey

Posted October 12, 2016

Gynecomastia is a common condition where excess breast tissue develops in men creating the un-affectionately named “man boobs.” There are any number of factors that may contribute to this condition from an imbalance in hormones, marijuana or anabolic steroid use, to a simple fluctuations in weight. Gynecomastia can make many men feel very self-conscious and […]

A Look at Microneedling

Posted September 15, 2016

Humans have sought the proverbial fountain of youth for hundreds of years. The more we have searched, the closer we have come to creating our own trickling fountain in the form of wrinkle-reducing injectables and other cosmetic procedures. Most recently, it has been discovered that healing mediators can be encouraged into action using a conservative […]

The Changing Face of Plastic Surgery

Posted August 30, 2016

Trends. They come and go, even in plastic surgery. Earlier this year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons released accumulated data that demonstrates the changes that have occurred in the field of aesthetic medicine since the turn of this new century we are in. Last year alone, 15.9 million cosmetic treatments, including plastic surgeries and […]

Polish your Beach Body with Cellfina™

Posted August 15, 2016

Breast Augmentation is a commonly performed cosmetic procedure performed to enhance the appearance of the breasts to improve the overall proportion of the body or to restore breast fullness that has been lost over time after pregnancy or weight loss. In some cases breast augmentation may also be used to correct breast asymmetry when one breast is […]

Celebs Continue to Drive Plastic Surgery Trends. Here’s What’s Hot NOW!

Posted July 30, 2016

Celebrity men and women provide us with unending entertainment, both on and off the stage or screen. In addition to gobs of gossip, celebs also drive the fashion and beauty scene. Here’s what peeps like Kylie, Kim, and J.Law have been doing for plastic surgery trends so far this year. Bottom’s Up! Just a decade […]

It’s Swimsuit Season! You’re not Hiding, are You?

Posted July 12, 2016

Every Spring, there is a collective push that sends millions of men and women across the country into a fit of frenzy preparing their bodies for the upcoming summer months. Well, that time is here. Swimsuits are taking the place of sweaters, socks and boots. The question is, what was the result of your months-long […]

It’s Summer! Should You (Chemical) Peel?

Posted June 15, 2016

When you think of peeling during the summer, you usually think of a bad sunburn, something you want to avoid at all costs. Chemical peels are different. This is a method of exfoliation performed routinely by skin care specialists who have been trained to help patients minimize the signs of sun damage and aging. While […]

Anti-Aging Treatments: A Journey through Time

Posted May 30, 2016

With the various advances in technology that have recently taken place, it may seem as though anti-aging treatments are new and inventive. The truth is, the solutions that we have at our fingertips today are a culmination of centuries of trial and error. The Mother of Beauty, Cleopatra, had a herd of 700 donkeys that […]

Myth Busting: Breast Implants

Posted May 15, 2016

Because most of the images we see on a routine basis are “touched up,” it can be difficult to determine what is real and what is not. Information regarding topics of interest, including plastic surgery, is readily available. However, the plethora of information can also lead to the completely wrong impression. For instance, there are […]

Are All-Natural Skin Care Products Better?

Posted April 30, 2016

Because your skin is visible for all the world to see, it makes sense that you want it to look good. The basis of beautiful skin is adequate skin care; but with the wide selection of products available today, determining which is best for you can be a tall order. If you want your skin […]

What Happens When You Don’t Wash Your Bra

Posted April 15, 2016

There are many reasons to undergo a breast augmentation. The most important one is to look and feel good about yourself. Secondary satisfaction comes from the myriad of new styles and colors that you will look great on you. The same is true for sexy lingerie as well. What happens with all the new clothing […]

Men! Get the Flat Chest you want before Summer!

Posted March 30, 2016

Common terminology to describe the condition of gynecomastia is, in most cases, extremely unkind. Having “man boobs” can be devastating to a guy’s psychological and social well-being. This is often seen as a weight problem, although other issues may be at play here. Gynecomastia is often caused by a shift in hormone balance. We see […]

CoolSculpting Can Help Get You Ready for Summer

Posted March 15, 2016

In recent years, we have seen trending toward non-invasive treatments for cosmetic concerns. Developments in aesthetic medicine have brought us a host of injectibles to diminish our lines and wrinkles, skin rejuvenating treatments, and most recently methods of eliminating stubborn pockets of fat throughout the body. Patients of Dr. Friedlander can start preparing for summer […]

Simple Ways To Transition Your Day Look To A Night Look

Posted February 28

You’ve got a lot going on and on a busy day, you might not have time to go home after work and rework your look before heading out for a fun night. Fortunately, there are plenty of simple ways to transition your day look to a night look without heading home. The following tips can […]

Ways To Boost Your Confidence Before A Date

Posted February 12, 2016

Whether you’re gearing up for a special Valentine’s Day date or meeting a blind date for coffee, you want to go into your date feeling confident. There are a few things you can do before your date to boost your confidence and make sure you feel your best. Exercise Exercise will help you feel more […]

How To Choose The Right Skin Care Products

Posted January 30, 2016

Pampering your skin is always important, but it is extra important during the winter when the air is cold and dry. An important part of pampering your skin is choosing the right skin care products, but all the options out there can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips to help you find the best […]

Winter Skin Care Tips

Posted January 12, 2016

Winter weather can be hard on your skin, especially when the air is dry and the temperatures are very low. Don’t let the winter weather leave you with rough, dry, itchy, or blotchy skin. The following tips can help you keep your skin healthy, soft, and beautiful all winter long. Remember UV Radiation Can Still […]

New Year, New You — Making 2016 Your Best Year Yet

Posted December 30, 2015

The beginning of a new year is a great time to refocus your priorities and make improvements in your life. Evaluate a few important areas of your life and set some goals that can help you make 2016 your best year yet. Your Health Almost everyone is striving to be healthier in the New Year. […]

Holiday Parties in Style

Posted December 15, 2015

Parties. Parties. Parties. ‘Tis the season to be jolly indeed. Of course you want to look great heading from one party to the next. Toward that end, our True Beauty Med Spa offers you some options to help get you ready. Wrinkles didn’t receive the party invitations You could opt to leave a few wrinkles […]

Getting The Perfect Holiday Party Look

Posted November 30, 2015

Tis the season of holiday parties and whether you’re attending the annual work party, your family’s Christmas dinner, or a New Year’s Eve party with friends, you want to look and feel your best. The following tips can help you create the perfect look that will turn heads and leave you feeling confident. Your Hair […]

Have A Happier, Healthier Thanksgiving

Posted November 11, 2015

Thanksgiving should be a joyful day of celebrating with friends and family, but in some cases, holiday celebrations can derail your healthy goals and leave you feeling stressed out. Staying healthy is essential to looking and feeling your best throughout the holiday season—find out how to make this Thanksgiving your healthiest and happiest yet. Keep […]

Sculpting A Better Butt

Posted October 30, 2015

Having a better butt has become more important to many women in recent years. Whether you want to shake it with the best of them on the dance floor or fill out your favorite pair of jeans, sculpting a better butt can improve your appearance and your confidence. Keep reading to learn more about your […]

Simple Ways To Get Sexy, Full Lips

Posted October 15, 2015

Full lips are a sign of youth and beauty—if you feel like your lips could use a boost, there are plenty of ways to get sexier, fuller lips. Here are a few simple things you can try. Exfoliate your lips. Dead, flaking skin makes your lips look thinner and older—and it makes it harder to […]

Tips For Getting Sexy, Toned Legs

Posted September 30, 2015

Summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean you’ve stopped caring about your appearance. Sexy, toned legs will look just as great in your favorite jeans as they do in your summer sundress. Find out how to improve the appearance of your legs so you can show them off with confidence all year long. Build […]

Is Breast Reduction Surgery Right For You?

Posted September 15, 2015

Are you considering breast reduction surgery? In the right circumstances, it can significantly improve your life, and even enhance your appearance. Here’s what you should know. How does breast reduction surgery work? Breast reduction surgery is usually performed under general anesthesia. An incision is usually made around the areola. Then extra fat, tissue and skin […]

Should You Choose Liposuction or Abdominoplasty?

Posted August 30, 2015

Everyone wants to look and feel their best. If you have extra skin on your stomach or pockets of stubborn fat on other areas of your body, you may be self-conscious about your appearance. Liposuction and abdominoplasty are both procedures that can help you improve your appearance, but which option is right for you? What […]

Which Dermal Filler Is Right For You?

Posted August 15, 2015

Dermal fillers can be used to treat wrinkles and creases in your face, plump up your lips, and restore fullness to your cheeks, but which dermal filler should you choose? Keep reading to learn about your options. Fat Did you know that your own fat can be used as a facial filler? This provides a […]

Wrinkles 101

Posted July 30, 2015

Find out more about what causes wrinkles and what you can do to prevent and treat wrinkles to maintain a more youthful appearance. What Causes Wrinkles? Four common causes of wrinkles include: Sun Damage – Ultraviolet rays break down your skin’s connective tissue which can result in wrinkling and skin damage. Age – As people […]

How To Get Younger Looking Skin

Posted July 15, 2015

You deserve an outward appearance that reflects the way you feel on the inside. If your skin is making you look older than you feel, use the following tips to get younger looking skin: Start With Healthy Habits One of the best ways to get younger looking skin is to take good care of your […]

Peptides In Skin Care – Do They Really Work?

Posted June 27, 2015

Have you ever gone to buy makeup at a cosmetics counter, only to be accosted by a salesperson with claims about miraculous transformations after using their skin care products? Claims that range from eliminating dark circles and puffy eyes, lifting skin, eliminating wrinkles and plumping lips? This all sounds amazing, but only if it were […]

Plastic Surgery Procedures – Up in 2013

Posted June 27, 2015

If you have been putting off getting your breast augmentation, tummy tuck or eyelid surgery, and you are ready to move forward, you may be joining the ranks of millions of other people. More than 11 million cosmetic procedures were performed by board certified Plastic Surgeons, Dermatologists and ENT’s last year according to a report […]

Summer Is Finally Here

Posted June 27, 2015

New Jersey has had its fill of weather issues. So let’s put that behind us and look forward to a wonderful summer. Summer is time to revel in the warmth and glow of the sun, drink lots of liquids and travel-both local and far. That being said, summer is a time to be outdoors, and […]

Fat Removal Just Got Easier

Posted June 27, 2015

How many times have you heard the expression “No pain, no gain”? Well that might not be true anymore. For years the only way to remove fat other than with diet and exercise, was with a surgical procedure called Liposuction. Now, there is a new way to remove those stubborn fat pockets without surgery. The […]

Breast Augmentation Revision

Posted June 27, 2015

Breast Augmentation is one of the most common procedures performed in Plastic Surgery. As the relative frequency of the procedure has increased so too has the need for revisions. A large part of Dr Friedlander’s practice is focused on breast augmentation, so it follows that she has experience with secondary breast augmentations (revisions) as well. […]

Body Contouring with Liposuction - Which Technique Yields the Best Results?

Posted June 27, 2015

Considering all of the options, surgery remains the gold standard for fat removal. Liposuction is one of the most common surgical procedures performed today. The procedure as initially conceived, was fairly straightforward. The fat was simply removed by passing a large cannula attached to a vacuum device through the tissue. This evolved into what is […]

Beauty Survival Tips – From a Plastic Surgeon

Posted June 27, 2015

‘Tis the season of over indulgence. Regardless of our intentions, it is so easy for us to over eat, over drink, over shop, and stress out. The following are some tips that have helped me out over the years when I have overdone it. Even the healthiest diet and the best non invasive treatments and […]

Kissable Lips

Posted June 27, 2015

What comes to mind when you think about kissable lips? Angelina Jolie? Kissable lips are about more than just appearance. They are about touch, feel and taste. Lips are extremely sensitive-lightly stroking them evokes a multitude of feelings. While not strictly considered a “sexual organ” they are very much a part of our “sexual” experience-and […]

FDA Approves new Filler: Voluma

Posted June 27, 2015

The FDA has approved a new filler for rejuvenation of the soft tissue of the midface. Unlike the other volumizing fillers on the market, Voluma is an HA filler similar to Juvaderm and Restylane, only thicker. This is what makes it an ideal filler for the midface and cheeks. Voluma is made by Allergan the […]

Dr Friedlander – A 2013 Leading Women Entrepreneur Finalist

Posted June 27, 2015

Dr Friedlander was honored last month when she was selected as a finalist for New Jersey’s Leading Women Entrepreneurs (LWE) of 2013. The mission of LWE is to “commend women entrepreneurs for their service, leadership, contribution to their communities and the state’s economic recovery.” These women have a strong idea about the value of leadership […]

Dr. Friedlander became a plastic surgeon to make a real difference in the lives of her patients. She started her practice in New Jersey three decades ago, and still treats some of her very first patients to this day! Experience the difference that comes from working with a true plastic surgery professional who cares about your results by scheduling your consultation with Dr. Bev.

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