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Will Tummy Tuck Surgery Remove Fat?

February 16, 2021
Will Tummy Tuck Remove Fat

Tummy tuck surgery, also known as abdominoplasty, is used to remove excess fat and loose or sagging skin from the midsection of the body. During tummy tuck surgery, liposuction is used on the abdominal…

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Category: Body

Will Insurance Cover Breast Augmentation?

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February 01, 2021
Breast Augmentation and Insurance

Breast augmentation is a cosmetic procedure designed to improve the size and shape of the bust. With augmentation, our board-certified plastic surgeons can address a number of aesthetic issues, including:…

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Category: Breast

Does Facelift Surgery Address Turkey Neck?

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January 19, 2021

Neck Lift Surgery for Crepe Skin

Turkey neck is the name given to loose skin that can form on the front of the throat as we age. A consequence of diminished elasticity, turkey neck may be exacerbated by things like excessive sun exposure and inadequate skincare. Textural changes to the neck are also sometimes called crepe neck, as the sagging…

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Category: Face

Maintaining Your Liposuction Results Now That Summer is Over

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December 01, 2020

How to Maintain Liposuction Results

Summer is over and, along with it, the inviting and warm days that allow for plenty of healthy recreation outside. If you’ve upped your activity to enhance or maintain your liposuction results, it can be useful to consider indoor activities that can be performed during the cooler…

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Category: Body

Are There Different Types of Rhinoplasty?

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November 03, 2020
Profile of a Woman

Rhinoplasty, colloquially known as a nose job, is a cosmetic procedure designed to improve the size, shape, and overall appearance of the nose. The procedure can be used to address myriad aesthetic imperfections such as:

  • Nose width
  • Nasal tip projection
  • Nostril shape
  • Humps and bumps on the bridge

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Category: Face

Does Insurance Cover Mommy Makeover Surgery?

October 05, 2020
Mother holding her infant

Mommy makeover surgery focuses on the parts of the body that are impacted most by pregnancy. Common treatment areas include the legs, hips, buttocks, waist, abdomen, low back, and breasts. Some mommy makeover procedures also include treatments for the arms, neck, and face.

What will…

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Category: Body, Breast, Face

Will I Lose Weight After a Breast Reduction?

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September 14, 2020
Woman on scale, celebrating weight loss

Breast reduction can help improve physical comfort. During breast reduction surgery, heavy, lumpy, and asymmetrical fat and tissue is removed from the breasts before loose and sagging skin is excised. The end result is smaller, more comfortable, and more complimentary breasts that no longer cause back pain or…

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Category: Body, Breast

How Can I Make My Butt Bigger?

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September 03, 2020
Woman doing squats

One of the most reliably effective ways to make your butt bigger is with a Brazilian butt lift (BBL). With this procedure, fat from another area of your body is carefully injected into specifically targeted portions of the buttocks, ultimately…

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Category: Body

Fat Transfer Plastic Surgery Treatments

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August 04, 2020
Torso and buttocks of fit woman

Fat transfer is an incredibly effective way to add volume, structure, and symmetry to areas of the body that may be lacking. Using fat from your own body serves the dual purpose of sculpting a donor site and providing a filler that is quickly accepted, entirely compatible, and able to produce results much longer than…

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Category: Body, Breast, Face

When to See a Cosmetic Dermatologist Over a Traditional Dermatologist

July 20, 2020
Cosmetic vs. Medical Dermatology

Traditional or medical dermatologists tend to focus on issues revolving around health. Skin cancer, contact allergies, warts, eczema, psoriasis, and other issues that would fall under the banner of general healthcare.

Many of the services offered by traditional dermatologists can improve the appearance of…

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Category: Botox, Face, Fillers, IPL, Skin