Recent Blogs

Breast Implant Syndrome

If your breast implants are causing discomfort, Dr. Brueck at Beauty by Brueck may be able to help. Read Dr. Brueck's blog to learn more, and contact one of our offices today for more information.

Apr 25th, 2019
5 Tips to Speed Your Face-lift Recovery

You’ve decided to take a leap back in time with a face-lift. We know you’ll be anxious to debut your newer, younger look, and these tips will smooth the way forward.

Apr 16th, 2019
6 Tips to Prepare for Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery is considered minor and is done on an outpatient basis, but you do need to take steps to prepare yourself so your recovery goes smoothly. Here are some tips to help you do just that.

Jan 14th, 2019
Breast Augmentation: More Choices Than Ever

When you’re unhappy with the size or shape of your breasts, it can impact everything from your confidence to how much time you spend on the beach. If you want to know what choices you have for breast augmentation, keep reading!

Nov 19th, 2018
How Can I Get a Natural-Looking Facelift?

If the thought of a facelift brings to mind images of a face that looks like it’s had extensive “work,” allow us to introduce you to our more natural facelift. We restore youth and vibrancy by bringing out the best in your face, naturally.

Oct 30th, 2018
Neck Lift vs Facelift: What is the Difference?

Facelift and neck lift surgeries are two of the most popular and effective procedures for dramatically improving the appearance of the face, reducing aging in the face and neck areas.

Dec 13th, 2018
How to Maintain Your Facelift Results

A facelift is a comprehensive solution to facial aging and can take years off your appearance. And after undergoing this procedure, patients want to prolong their results as long as possible.

Dec 13th, 2018
Can I Prevent Skin Cancer?

Living in Southwest Florida, we definitely have our share of sunshine. Standard sun prevention measures include hats, sunscreen etc. But some new studies have revealed that taking 500 mg of nicotinamide twice daily can DECREASE the incidence of basal cel

Dec 13th, 2018
How to Contour Your Body After Massive Weight Loss

Losing a dramatic amount of weight can result in a healthier, more comfortable lifestyle. However, there are some unwanted physical changes that come with weight loss, such as hanging tissue and loose skin.

Dec 13th, 2018
Botox – New Indication

It seems every time we turn around Botox has a new indication. It’s kind of like becoming a “miracle drug” of sorts.

Dec 13th, 2018
Vitamin C & Hair Loss

Hair loss for the most part is something most people, men and women, experience at some point in time.

Dec 13th, 2018
PRP and Hair Growth 1

How many times do we hear “my hair is sooo… thin!” This may be due to lack of number of hair follicles but also the fact that the hair follicles are small or thinner. A recent study of 10 patients, 7 men and 3 women found that platelet rich plasma (PRP) in

Dec 13th, 2018
Am I Too Young for a Facelift?

Patients interested in facelifts are typically in the 50 to 70 age range; however, occasionally there will be a younger patient that is interested in a facelift and their first question is always “Am I too young for a facelift?”.

Dec 13th, 2018
SculpSure: The Final Touch

Many people undergo a difficult weight-loss journey only to find that there are deposits of fat that diet and exercise just can’t reach.

Dec 13th, 2018
Saline or Silicone?

This is one question every prospective patient has to ask, do I want saline or silicone? I guess I’ll sprinkle my almost 40 years of experience into my answer to the question.

Dec 13th, 2018
Obesity – Help on the Way?

America has an obesity epidemic. Here in America 40% of adults are obese and 30% are overweight – count me in. But help may be on the horizon.

Dec 13th, 2018
Eliminate Excess Sweat with miraDry

Excessive sweating can be an annoying condition, especially when it causes yellow marks on your white shirts and embarrassing sweat marks. In severe cases, excess sweat can even cause skin rashes due to the skin being regularly moist.

Dec 13th, 2018
PRP and Hair Growth

I recently read a new study done to see what effect PRP had on hair growth. The body of evidence keeps building on the positive effects PRP has on hair growth.

Dec 13th, 2018
PRP and Hair Loss

I guess if there is anything we all might want it is a healthy bushy head of hair.  Unfortunately hair loss is everywhere…..women included. 

Dec 13th, 2018
The Basics of Breast Reconstruction

Breast reconstruction is done to help restore one or both breasts following a mastectomy, and can greatly improve a person’s sense of well-being and confidence.

Dec 13th, 2018
Hyperhidrosis – Excessive Underarm Sweating

The word is long and would be a good one for scrabble but it is a condition that can take over a person’s life. At first you might say use a little more deodorant but really it is much more than that.

Dec 13th, 2018
Botox – The Reach Expands

By now almost anyone walking on this planet knows the word Botox – they may not know what it is or how it works but it has become over the years a household name. Recently Botox received FDA approval for it’s third indication which is for forehead wrinkle

Dec 13th, 2018
Botox Myths

Botox is or has become a common household term today. As popular as it is there are several misconceptions about Botox.

Dec 13th, 2018
Fat Grafting and Breast Cancer 1

A really great tool to aid a plastic surgeon in breast reconstruction is the use of a patient’s own fat to reconstruct their mastectomy site.

Dec 13th, 2018
Vampire Breast Lift

For a while everyone was talking about the vampire face lift. The media were enamored with it – it was big in Hollywood. I can’t help but think is was due to its catchy name. Now we have a vampire breast lift.

Dec 13th, 2018
Medical Tourism – Good or Bad?

I primarily do cosmetic surgery and so many times people come in who are considering plastic surgery overseas (Costa Rica, Dominican Republic – whatever) due to cost.

Dec 13th, 2018
Liquid Facelift

I read and hear this term all the time.  Patients ask me “what is a liquid facelift?” 

Dec 13th, 2018
When to Consider a Facelift

Today, most everyone has heard of a facelift– the procedure that can take years off your appearance for a more youthful look.

Dec 13th, 2018
The 411 on Fat Grafting/Fat Transfer

To me the ability to graft or transfer fat from one part of the body to another has been a tremendous tool I use almost daily to eliminate some of the stigma of aging.

Dec 13th, 2018
Breast Implants – Round or Anatomical?

This is a question I always get asked and for the most part I don’t think it matters. There was a study done comparing round implants versus anatomical implants on several breast augmentation patients. Several received mammogram’s either 3 or 6 months po

Dec 12th, 2018
Does Implant Shape Matter?

Many times women come in to see me for breast augmentation and in many cases the conversation turns to implant shape – round or anatomical (tear drop).

Dec 12th, 2018
Up, Up and Away

There is a new kid on the block. One of the more popular New Year’s resolution is that “I’m going to lose weight”. I know, I have been there.

Dec 12th, 2018
Scars and Vitamin E

I hear it all the time from patients, “can I use vitamin E on my scars”?

Dec 12th, 2018
Thighplasty – The Risks Involved

As more and more people are requesting help for overweight conditions we are seeing more and more people coming in for body contouring procedures.

Dec 12th, 2018
Sleeping Can Cause Wrinkles

A recent article in the Aesthetic Journal suggests that stomach sleeping and sleeping on your side may pre dispose a person to facial wrinkling.

Dec 12th, 2018
Fat Grafting in Breasts

I recently read a great article about the use of fat grafting in primary breast augmentation. 

Dec 12th, 2018
What’s New in Anti-Aging?

One of the questions many of my patients ask me is, “what can I do to preserve/improve my complexion?”

Dec 12th, 2018
The Ideal Buttock

I guess if there is an idea buttock it would be in the eye of the beholder like anything in life.

Dec 12th, 2018
Tattoo’s No More

Tattoo’s are popular to say the least but many people who have adorned their bodies with tattoo’s have regrets.

Dec 12th, 2018
History of Facelifting

Face lifting is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures we perform today.

Dec 12th, 2018
Caution: Non-Surgical Rejuvenation

As we speed a head here in the 21st century we all want a quick and easy and I might add inexpensive fix to appear younger and better.

Dec 12th, 2018
Tummy Tuck and Back Pain

When we think of a tummy tuck or abdominoplasty we think of a cosmetic procedure designed to improve one’s appearance.

Dec 12th, 2018