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How Long Does OPTIFAST Take?

Small changes made over time help many people lose weight. Others need a more structured approach, such as OPTIFAST. The OPTIFAST program is only available from healthcare providers, such as Dr. Maria ...
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Conquering Stress Eating with Mindful Meditation

Stress is so deeply ingrained in modern society that it often seems like a natural, inevitable part of life—but it doesn’t have to be. Conquering your stress should be a top priority, ...
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Where Can Ultherapy Be Used?

Ultherapy is an in-office anti-aging treatment. It’s unique because it’s the only cosmetic treatment to use ultrasound energy, and it’s the only FDA-approved treatment to ...
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Collagen and Your Skin Health

Collagen is a protein that gives skin its structure, resiliency, and strength. Smooth, youthful skin looks that way thanks to the presence of plenty of collagen. Over time, your body no longer ...
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Getting Ready for Day One on OPTIFAST®

Some weight loss programs suggest making small changes that add up over time, while others propose more restrictive, but short-term dietary changes that give patients a jump start on their weight ...
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Reclaim Your Body with CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting is a popular treatment in Mt. Kisco and the surrounding Westchester County. It’s an effective way to selectively target the bulges of fat that haven’t been responding well to ...
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Are You Making These Common Weight Loss Mistakes?

Losing weight isn’t easy, but many people make it even harder to achieve because of simple mistakes. Perhaps the most impactful mistake is assuming that following a weight loss program by ...
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Focusing on Lipo-Light

Patients in Mt. Kisco and the surrounding Westchester County have seen great results with Lipo-Light. Dr. Briones can use this innovative technology to gently and effectively help patients lose weight ...
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What Is Visceral Fat?

Unless your tummy is trim, you probably have excess visceral fat. This is the fat that’s stored in your abdomen, and it’s actually more harmful for your health than the fat stored ...
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A Look at the Conditions That Can Be Treated with Functional Medicine

At a typical appointment with a family physician, the doctor evaluates the patient’s symptoms, performs an exam, delivers the diagnosis, and prescribes medications. This approach serves a ...
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Managing Your Appetite with Mindful Eating

During a typical day, an average person might hastily grab breakfast on the way out the door or in a fast food drive-thru. He or she might work while eating lunch and watch TV while eating dinner. ...
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Using CoolSculpting to Treat Abdominal Fat

If you’ve been on a weight loss program for a while and you’re getting frustrated with stubborn bulges of fat around your midsection, it’s time to have a chat with your weight loss ...
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Strategies for Maintaining Your Weight Loss

Losing weight is a major accomplishment, but it’s only half the battle. It’s all too easy to gain back the pounds you lost. This is known as rebound weight gain, and it’s often the ...
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What Are Your Options for Non-Surgical Weight Reduction?

Weight loss programs that include doctor-supervised diet and exercise plans are the most effective ways to lose weight. However, you can complement your efforts with non-surgical weight loss methods ...
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A Look at the Issue of Weight Gain During Menopause

For many older women in Mt. Kisco and the surrounding Westchester County, hormone replacement therapy is a viable option for restoring health and quality of life. For instance, a weight loss doctor ...
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Fighting Facial Sagging with Ultherapy

For women and men both, facial sagging can be frustrating. Over the years, the effects of gravity, age, and sun damage contribute to sagging skin of the face and neck. The loss of collagen, which also ...
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How Added Sugars Could Be Affecting Your Health

If you’re getting ready to start a weight loss program, it’s time to take a closer look at your sugar intake. Sugars are found in so many foods that it’s difficult to avoid them ...
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Getting the Facts About Fat

Weight loss programs often involve strict dietary regimens that eschew nearly all sources of fat. But is fat really that bad for you? As you watch this video, you’ll discover that there ...
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Recognizing the Signs of Female Hormonal Imbalances

Hormonal imbalances are perhaps most strongly associated with menopause, although they can affect women and men of any age. The hormones are chemical messengers, and they perform many important jobs ...
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How Medical Conditions Can Impact Your Weight

The main cornerstones of healthy weight management are regular exercise and a balanced meal plan. But sometimes, healthy living isn’t enough. If you’ve been having trouble losing weight ...
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Cutting Unwanted Fat with CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting is a groundbreaking way to carve out lean contours without any incisions or stitches required. This noninvasive body contouring procedure is available at Dr. Briones’ weight loss ...
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Recognizing the Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

Are you finding it difficult to lose weight? Have you noticed that your skin is unusually dry? Sometimes, problems losing weight aren’t always attributable to lifestyle habits. An expanding ...
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Could Ultherapy Help You Achieve a More Youthful Complexion?

Ultherapy is a wonderful way to pamper your skin and to get ready to look your best on your summer vacation. If you decide to have Ultherapy near Mt. Kisco and the surrounding Westchester County, you ...
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Looking Your Best with Lipo-Light

Are you interested in slimming down your silhouette, yet prefer to avoid surgeries like liposuction? If so, then Lipo-Light might be right for you. Visit a medical weight loss center serving Mt. Kisco ...
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What Causes Weight Loss Plateaus and How Can You Beat Them?

One of the benefits of participating in a medically supervised weight loss program is that you have access to expert guidance when you encounter problems like weight loss plateaus. If the number on ...
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