Blowin’ in the Wind

When you’re wearing a sleeveless blouse or a swimsuit, do you ever worry that a sudden gust of wind will cause some flapping? Not in an adjacent umbrella at the shore…but in your upper arms?! Of course, that’s an exaggeration, but if you have loose skin on the underside of your upper arms, you may […]

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cosmetic plastic surgery Little Silver, NJ

Just the Stats, Ma’am

Do you ever want to know what plastic surgery procedures are popular around the world? If you do, then the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery is your source. The association keeps statistics on aesthetic procedures performed all over the world. Their most recent statistics are from 2016. If you’re reading Dr. Hetzler’s blog, you’re […]

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Breast Lift Little Silver, NJ

Breast Lifts — Do They Make Your Breasts Smaller?

There is a pre-conception that having a breast lift will make your breasts smaller in addition to lifting them back up to a higher position on the chest. The goal of a breast lift with Dr. Hetzler is to remove the sagging that has occurred with a woman’s breasts. The question is, do the breasts […]

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Time has no master. And that is certainly true of what time does to your skin. As the years accumulate, so do the wrinkles, creases, and fine lines. Dr. Hetzler trusts Restylane as one way to put a temporary halt to the aging process on the face. What is Restylane? There are many dermal fillers […]

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The Vi Peel

Chemical peels can be light, medium, or deep, depending on the peeling agent used. But at Dr. Hetzler’s we now offer the Vi Peel, which blends different peeling agents for noticeable skin improvement without the downtime. What is the Vi Peel? The Vitality Institute is behind the Vi Peel, which is a gentle, yet powerful, […]

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JUVÉDERM® XC Injectable Gel Little Silver, NJ

The Juvederm Family of Fillers Grows Again

When someone says “volume” about aging, it’s easy to think of that uncle from Paramus with the hearing aids that he decides to turn off when he doesn’t want to deal with the conversation at a family get together. But volume “loss” with age isn’t only in your ears — your face loses volume and […]

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Chemical Peels 101

We offer various chemical peels at Dr. Hetzler’s. Their name maybe isn’t the best thing, as “chemical peel” sounds like some medieval torture. But peels can be a great way to improve and smooth the texture of the facial skin by removing the dull, damaged outer layers. Chemical peels also can remove some fine lines, […]

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Skin Cancer Treatment Little Silver, NJ

Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer Removal

Dr. Hetzler is tasked with removing skin cancers from areas where a big scar is the last thing anyone wants. It’s one thing to take a basil cell carcinoma off the back of a 50-year-old man. He’s probably not that concerned with the scar. But it’s a different story removing melanoma from a woman’s cheek. […]

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Dermaplaning Little Silver, NJ

Who Says Guys Should Get All the Exfoliation?

Women can be jealous of men for one thing — their daily shaving acts as an excellent exfoliator of the cheeks, chin, and neck skin. But who says men should be the only ones to get this? Dr. Hetzler offers dermaplaning as a manual exfoliation method to remove the outermost layer of skin cells on […]

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Breast Reconstruction Little Silver, NJ

Breast Reconstruction

After a mastectomy or an injury/accident, breast reconstruction is a surgery that can be immensely gratifying for the patient. A patient may have beaten breast cancer, but the loss of one or both breasts can leave her feeling incomplete or flawed. Reconstruction of the breast or breasts by Dr. Hetzler can change a patient’s self-image. […]

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