Dr. Joshua Zimm, M.D. Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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Naomie Olindo, Star of Bravo TV's Southern Charm, Speaks to Dr. Joshua Zimm, Renowned NYC Facial Plastic Surgeon About Her Rhinoplasty Experience

In a tell-all interview with Dr. Joshua Zimm, Naomie Olindo discusses all of the details surrounding her decision to have rhinoplasty surgery in February 2018.  Naomie opens up about her longtime desire to have a nose job and the process she went through in choosing the right rhinoplasty surgeon. 

Naomie Olindo, Star of Bravo TV's Southern Charm Rhinoplasty Interview

Support That 8 Year Old

Imagine being able to make a substantial difference in the life of an 8 year old boy or girl. Each one of us has deep down inside an 8 year old version of ourselves whose dreams have yet to be fulfilled. One of my patients fulfilled her childhood dream when she scheduled her consult with me to discuss her decision to get a rhinoplasty - something she had wanted to do since she was 8 years old.

What made her wait so long and what made her finally stop waiting? Like many of us, she had various forms of resistance - not having time for recovery, being concerned that she would actually get the result she was looking for, and (given that this was her first encounter with the art of plastic surgery) not yet having a full understanding of the process.

Support That 8 Year Old

Cosmetic Surgery and YOU: Are you a Gambler or an Investor?

I recently came across an interesting, yet somewhat disturbing, article regarding the recent surge in non-trained & unspecialized practitioners performing cosmetic procedures on their patients. While I’m not inclined to make a blanket statement saying that “just because a person lacks the schooling, training, and specialization to perform such procedures, that this automatically disqualifies him from achieving a successful result,” what I would ask you to consider is that when it comes to making decisions regarding your appearance and your future, would you prefer to be making these decisions with the mindset of a gambler, or that of an investor?

Cosmetic Surgery and YOU

5 Things to Know About Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

You may have heard it described as the “vampire lift” or “vampire facial.” Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is created by taking a sample of your blood, spinning it down in a centrifuge thereby extracting the growth factors and stem cells, and then giving it back to you in a concentrated form targeting the areas you want to treat.

5 Things to Know About PRP

5 Surprising Benefits an Eyelid Lift (Eyez Lift) Will Give You That You May Not Have Thought Of

Many people who get facial aesthetic enhancement procedures want to improve their appearance, but did it ever occur to you that when you make yourself more attractive, you also make everyone in your life more attractive to you? Your enhanced level of attractiveness will be calling forth an enhanced version of other people’s personalities. Thus, the people in your life will also become more appealing in your eyes.

5 Surprising Benefits an Eyelid Lift

Top 5 Cosmetic Enhancements before your Wedding

Here’s how you can look your very best for those wedding photos!

Top 5 Cosmetic Enhancements before your Wedding

Simulation (morphing) in Rhinoplasty – What to Expect

If the surgeon you are meeting with uses simulation during your consultation, here are some key points to keep in mind ...

Simulation in Rhinoplasty - What to Expect

Top 5 Myths About BOTOX® and Fillers For Men

It’s a procedure only for women

Surprisingly, the fastest growing demographic for injectables is men, particularly in uber-competitive environments such as New York City. When you think about it, it makes sense. Wanting to look and feel your best is not a desire held exclusively by women. Common reasons that men are seeking out these treatments include the desire to look less tired, or less angry (from having low/furrowed brows), and wanting to appear rejuvenated without a feminine or un-natural look.

Top 5 Myths About BOTOX® and Fillers For Men

Thinking About Combining Your Rhinoplasty (Nose Job) With A Chin Implant Surgery? Here are some things to consider:

Is it necessary (why combine the procedures)?

You may be thinking about getting a chin implant to compliment your rhinoplasty. This is a good idea, and they work well together. An under-projected (small) chin, for instance, can make your nose appear larger. It can also make the angle between your jaw and neck appear undefined. By treating yourself to a chin implant, you’ll be complimenting your rhinoplasty by adding balance to your profile and providing yourself with optimal facial harmony.

Combining Rhinoplasty With Chin Implant Surgery

What’s So Special About Kybella®

Thank you for your inquiry; and yes, I’m happy to share some facts you should know if you’re considering being treated:

  1. It’s non-surgical: Kybella® is a non-surgical method of getting rid of your turkey neck. It is the only FDA approved injectable that contours your neck and gets rid of the submental, i.e., under-the-chin fat.
  2. How it works: Kybella® is comprised of deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring molecule in the body that helps break down dietary fat. When injected, it causes destruction of fat cells that don’t grow back.

What’s So Special About Kybella®

Top 5 Reasons to Get Voluma


Traditional fillers replace lost volume (one of the by-products of aging). One great thing about Voluma® is that it can actually lift those sagging cheeks (you know, the ones that make your midface appear hollow and cause those deep laugh lines)

TOP 5 Reasons to get Voluma by Dr. Joshua Zimm

Top 10 Myths about Fillers

Fillers are products used to replace the volume we lose in our faces as we age. If done carefully and with a good aesthetic sense, you will look rejuvenated and natural.

Certainly, if too much filler is placed, or it is placed into the wrong location, it can look unnatural. For best results, we recommend seeking out a specialist who has expertise in using fillers in the face.

TOP 10 Myths About Fillers

Top 5 Myths about Lip Fillers

  • It will look obvious/too done (duck lips)
  • Any filler product will work in the lips
  • My lips won’t feel normal/they will feel funny
  • They do not last long
  • The “Kylie Jenner challenge” is an option I can try at home

TOP 5 Myths About Lip Fillers

How To Get The Best Nose Job / Rhinoplasty in New York City

In the realm of facial plastic surgery, the most complex and detail-oriented operation is rhinoplasty. Therefore, it’s best to seek out a facial plastic surgeon who specializes in rhinoplasties and performs them frequently.

A surgeon with a strong background in rhinoplastic surgery will have expertise in the anatomy and functionality of the nose, ensuring both a fabulous looking nose, and the ability to breathe well after your surgery.

Learn the 10 Best Nose Job / Rhinoplasty Recommendations

Top 10 Myths About Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Balloon Sinuplasty
By Dr. Joshua Zimm

My nose will need to be packed and the packing removal is very uncomfortable.

In the past, many sinus doctors would pack the patients’ noses with gauze and remove the packing a day or days later.  Ask anyone who has had nasal surgery with packing, and they will remark about how uncomfortable it was even years later!  Fortunately, packing is not required at all.  Newer technologies have obviated the need for it.  Whether having traditional sinus surgery or in-office Balloon Sinuplasty, nasal packing is no longer required.  It’s a good idea to seek a sinus surgeon who does not use nasal packing regularly. 

Top 10 Myths about Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Balloon Sinuplasty

Top 5 MYTHS about ULTHERAPY® By New York Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Joshua Zimm

Ultherapy is the only FDA-approved non-invasive procedure to lift skin on the Neck, Chin and Brow. Dr. Joshua Zimm Manhattan, NY Facial Plastic Surgeon discusses the top 5 myths about Utherapy treatment.

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Top 10 myths about Rhinoplasty/Nose Job Surgery

By Dr. Joshua Zimm

It’s really simple to just take off that bump right?

Rhinoplasty is the most complex and challenging operation in all of plastic surgery. Not only must the nose match the face, but also each section of the nose must be harmonious with all the others. For example, removing a bump without changing the tip in many cases can make the tip appear like it’s sticking out too far from the face. Conversely, changing the tip alone without addressing the bridge can make a bridge appear too high or too wide. A rhinoplasty surgeon must have great attention to detail and have an appreciation for all the nuances of nasal and facial harmony.

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JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery | Publication

Objective Assessment of Perceived Age Reversal and Improvement in Attractiveness After Aging Face Surgery

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A. Joshua Zimm, MD1,2; Milad Modabber, MSc3; Vinay Fernandes, MD4; Kian Karimi, MD5; Peter A. Adamson, MD, FRCSC1

Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
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