Robert M. Schwarcz, MD, is a cosmetic surgeon who was born and raised in New York City. He has locations on the Upper East Side of New York City and in Scarsdale, New York, to better accommodate patients.
Dr. Schwarcz completed the City University of New York seven-year combined BS/MD program and received his MD degree in Washington, DC. After completing his residency in New York at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, he moved to Los Angeles to complete a two-year highly specialized surgical fellowship in oculofacial plastic surgery at the UCLA Medical Center, Jules Stein Eye Institute. During his fellowship, he focused on plastic surgery relating to eyelids, brow lifts, orbitals, and thyroid eye disease, as well as lacrimal surgeries. Afterward, he participated in a highly competitive two-year surgical fellowship, training with world-renowned cosmetic surgeons in Beverly Hills, California, in the discipline of cosmetic surgery with an emphasis on face lifting, neck lifting, rhinoplasty, fat transfer, liposuction, laser resurfacing, chemical peeling and many other cosmetic procedures. Dr. Schwarcz is one of only 650 surgeons nationwide to be admitted to the American Society of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ASOPRS). He is a board-certified oculofacial plastic surgeon, belonging to the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Board of Ophthalmology, as well as a trustee of the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery.
Bakuchiol is extracted from the leaves and seeds of the babchi plant (psoralea corylifolia) which grows on the Indian subcontinent and has been historically used in Chinese and Ayurvedic healing treatments.30 May 2022