Category Archives: General

5 things you need to know before getting a facelift!

Facelift before and after

There are many types of facelifts but all are really just variations on a common approach. The goal is to lift the tissue (called the SMAS) under the facial skin to a more youthful position. Then, the “extra” or “stretched” skin is tailored for an improved appearance. Among the many types of facelift are the […]

Forehead Contouring: Myths or Facts?

Forehead contouring before and after

Myth: You need a CT or X-Ray before Forehead contouring. Fact: If you have no history of prior forehead surgery or injury this is completely unnecessary. An experienced surgeon gains nothing from these pictures. And, 3-D imaging is equally useless. It may be fun to see the pictures, but is not worth the cost or […]

Captured in Words

Grand opening

At The Spiegel Center we have a mission statement, “Through innovative solutions and extraordinary care, we provide the best results and highest quality experience in the world.” Every day everybody at TSC strives to live up to this goal. Many of the services we provide were either designed or perfected here. Though our procedures are […]

The Best Plastic Surgeons in Boston

Dr. Spiegel

How do you find the best plastic surgeon or the most talented injector in Boston? For many, this means signing on to Google or one of the other search engines and simply entering “Best Plastic Surgeon” or maybe even narrowing the geographic area more and entering “Best Cosmetic Surgeon Boston”. Unfortunately, while this will give […]

The Surgery That Finally Gave One Woman Her Identity

The REal You

Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel, a Boston facial plastic surgeon, performs about 1,200 surgical procedures a year—but that’s not what sets him apart from other top doctors. He’s been making masculine faces look more feminine for 20 years, and sees more than 30 transgender women a week for consultations or procedures. One of these women is Valerie, […]

Embarrassed About the Size of Your Forehead? Consider Scalp Advancement

A scalp advancement surgery is also known as a hairline lowering surgery. It helps people who are suffering from hairline recession and can lower the anterior hairline by 2-3 cm. It also benefits the temporal area, although not as much as the anterior portion. Scalp advancement surgery is a common technique adopted to bring more […]

Does My Chin Need Kybella?

Do you have excess fat in the chin region, giving you the appearance of a double chin? This look can completely alter your facial profile and make you appear much bigger than you actually are. Double chins can be caused by a number of different factors. It could be due to unhealthy lifestyle habits, weight […]

The Power of our Voices – Voice Feminization Surgery

Woman thyroid gland control

The Power of our Voices – Voice Feminization Surgery It has been said that the tongue can paint what the eyes cannot see.  This beautiful expression succinctly conveys the power of our voices.  With our voices we communicate, alert, share, query, express, and emote.  We can sing songs and spin tales.   But, the stories we tell involve much […]

The Boston – Phoenix Connection

Phoenix

When you think of Phoenix, what comes to mind? Is it desert landscapes, golf, and cacti? Perhaps it’s retirees puttering around in golf carts and sunscreen. For me, especially this time of year, I think of the great mythical bird, the Phoenix. As you may know, the Phoenix is a great bird which lives a […]

Fixing a Nasal Valve Collapse

The nasal valve is the narrowest part of the airway in your nose. When there is a nasal valve collapse, that means there is a weakness or the further narrowing of the nasal valve. Any alterations made to the structure of the nose that affects the nasal valve area can result in increased resistance to […]