Lara Devgan, MD, MPH, is a Yale-educated, Hopkins-instructed, and Columbia-trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon in private practice in New York City. For more information, please visit www.LaraDevganMD.com.

BLOG: A three-step approach to contouring the face

August 18, 2016

The aesthetic ideal of a slim, sculpted face has gained wide acceptance over time. With the popularization of makeup contouring techniques, feature-amplifying filters on…

BLOG: A systematic approach to natural facelift and necklift results

July 13, 2016

As we age, our faces and necks begin to show it: tissues descend, skin becomes more lax, and the characteristic volume and shape of youth morphs into something else…

BLOG: Submental liposuction is a powerful technique for sculpting the lower face

February 10, 2016

The young, slim face has a characteristic "inverted cone of youth" — a triangular shape like that is narrow at the chin and wider at the cheeks. As we age, gain…

BLOG: A systematic approach for superb labiaplasty results

January 4, 2016

Labiaplasty, or cosmetic rejuvenation of the female genitalia, is the fastest growing plastic surgery procedure in America. The most recent set of statistics published…

Blog: 5 tips on using Instagram for physicians and surgeons from @nyplasticsurgeon

July 15, 2015

Although many traditionalist physicians and surgeons-- including myself-- have at some point been reluctant to embrace the internet as a professional tool, it's…

How to choose a plastic surgeon: It's a big decision; choose wisely

July 9, 2015

Finding a plastic surgeon is a big decision, since your surgeon's work will stay with you forever. Here are a few tips for choosing wisely, from my perspective as a…

BLOG: What happened to Enrique Iglesias' hands?

June 1, 2015

It has been widely reported that pop singer and Latin music phenom Enrique Iglesias injured his hands while on tour in Mexico this past weekend. According to official…

BLOG: Which breast implants are best for you?

May 26, 2015

With breast augmentation currently ranking as the number one most commonly performed cosmetic surgical procedure in America, questions about breast implants are…

Breast Reconstruction 101: A basic primer about reconstructing your breasts after cancer

May 20, 2015

Breast cancer has a prevalence of 1 in 8 American women, with its incidence ever-increasing as screening becomes more widespread. While breast cancer can be a trying and…

BLOG: The secret to beautiful, natural breast augmentation

March 24, 2015

Breast augmentation, or breast implant surgery, is the most frequently performed cosmetic surgical procedure in America, and the most common procedure in my Manhattan…

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