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Plastic Surgery in NY between Twins

POSTED ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2012 AT 3:24 PM  by Dr. Darrick Antell

When opting for plastic surgery in New York, many of us find ourselves deep in research trying to determine for ourselves which procedure will be suitable for our needs. Without the proper information however, facts can become mixed with falsehoods. Board certified plastic surgeon in NYC, and Clinical Professor of Surgery at Columbia University, Dr. Darrick Antell has continuously geared his efforts towards helping patients understand their options when it comes to plastic surgery, as well as how to choose the best plastic surgeon in NYC. He continues his dedication in his field by keeping up with the latest techniques and by performing his own original research studies. Dr. Darrick Antell is perhaps best known for his ground breaking research of twins plastic surgery in New York.

World renowned for his studies of aging in identical twins, Dr. Antell’s initial inspiration to study twins came when a patient asked, “How long will my facelift last?” Dr. Antell explained that if she had an identical twin who did not have a facelift, the patient would always look visibly younger than her twin. With this analogy, Dr. Antell went on to question which lifestyle choices could visibly contribute & ultimately accelerate the aging process. Since then, he has performed various studies comparing the effects of sun, smoking, and stress on facial aging in identical twins. 

Recently, to further clarify and enhance his research on twins plastic surgery in New York, Dr. Antell focused on evaluating the results of two different facelift techniques, the traditional full incision and the short-scar facelift. Dr. Antell has most recently presented the findings of this study entitled, “Comparison of the Short and Full Incision Facelift on 4 Sets of Identical Twins & 1 Set of Identical Triplets,” at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting in New Orleans this past October. At this meeting, Dr. Antell discussed the differences between the long-term results of these two facelift techniques at one and five years after the surgery date.

In addition to the long awaited similarities and differences between the short scar facelift in New York City and full incision facelift, Dr. Antell stressed the importance of selecting a board certified plastic surgeon. Choosing a board certified plastic surgeon assures that your doctor is qualified to perform surgery. Board certification means your surgeon displays the training, experience, and safety knowledge that is crucial for patients to consider when choosing their doctor. 

With over twenty years of experience in plastic surgery in New York, Dr. Antell continues to make major headlines around the globe. His honesty and experience have earned him the trust of his patients and has made him an authority in his field. His work has been published in numerous media outlets, including Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Los Angeles Times, People magazine, Allure magazine, Vogue magazine, and Elle magazine. Check out his last set of twins after their surgery below!

Identical twins before plastic surgery in 1999

Identical twins 10 years post-surgery in 2009

Keep up with our blog and stay tuned to see the results of Dr. Antell’s comparison of the short scar facelift and full incision facelift. Our staff and Dr. Antell welcome any questions or concerns you may have about plastic surgery in New York. Call our office at 212.988.4040 or request an appointment online for your personal consultation.

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