About AlanEnglerMD: Dr. Alan Engler is a world-renowned surgeon, named in Castle, Connoly Medical Ltd.'s "The Best New York Metro Area Doctors" in addition to the recognitions listed above. He is the author of four books -- BodySculpture - Plastic Surgery of the Body for Men and Women, EyeScapes - Plastic Surgery of the Eyelids, Restylane, and The Slim Book of Liposuction. He has appeared on numerous radio and television shows, including four times on the Ricki Lake show.
Dr. Engler has received a U.S. Patent (D458,680) for a surgical instrument he designed. The instrument, called the Engler Lighted Retractor, is manufactured and distributed by ASSI (New York). Available in two sizes, it is used for procedures on several different areas of the body including the face (facelift, liposuction of the chin and neck) and breasts (breast enlargement).