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Does Facelift Tape Work?

January 10, 2022
Woman using facelift tape to hold sagging skin in place

Sagging skin on the face and neck is a common consequence of aging. There are several over-the-counter solutions for these issues, including creams, serums, and ointments that work to varying degrees, but even the daily use of topical products can only do so much. Over time, everyone’s skin loses volume and lift.

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Category: Face

What Is The Best Procedure for Lifting Sagging Eyebrows?

December 13, 2021
Woman lifting eyebrows

Sagging eyebrows can make a person look grumpy, tired, or more aged, all while potentially obstructing vision as well. Unfortunately, there are no forehead exercises that can be used to lift sagging brows, and creams and ointments are limited in their efficacy. Surgical options are often the most reliable and effective way to obtain desirable results – but…

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Category: Face

Is Facelift Surgery Permanent?

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October 07, 2021
Is Facelift Surgery Permanent?

Facelift surgery is designed to improve the contours and appearance of the neck, jawline, and lower and middle regions of the face. A full facelift can produce noticeable results for 10 to 15 years with less invasive procedures, such as a mini-facelift, producing…

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Category: Face

Does Rhinoplasty Improve Breathing?

September 13, 2021

Does Rhinoplasty Improve Breathing?

Rhinoplasty (nose reshaping) can be used to improve the size, shape, and symmetry of the nasal passages. In people who experience obstructed breathing due to issues with the nasal valves, the procedure can improve breathing. However,…

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Category: Face

Am I a Good Butt Lift Candidate?

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August 16, 2021

Good Butt Lift Surgery Candidates

Butt lift surgery can produce symmetry and add volume to bottoms that are flat, saggy, or too small for the frame. If when looking at your backside you aren’t happy with what you see, you may be the ideal butt lift candidate.

Buttock enhancement through fat grafting, also known as a…

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Category: Body

Rejuvenate Your Eyes With Blepharoplasty

July 08, 2021

Blepharoplasty and Facial Rejuvenation

Blepharoplasty, more commonly known as eyelid surgery, is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the United States, and for good reasons: it’s fast, effective, and can give a more well-rested and youthful…

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Category: Face

Men’s Health Month

June 08, 2021

Male Plastic Surgery

June is Men’s Health Month, offering a great opportunity to reflect on your current habits and commit to building new ones. Taking small steps, like integrating more fresh fruits and vegetables into your diet, cutting out processed foods and focusing on healthy alternatives, can help improve heart health, brain function, weight management,…

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Category: Body

Rhinoplasty is the Most Popular Plastic Surgery Procedure

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May 11, 2021

Rhinoplasty is the Most Popular Plastic Surgery Procedure

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has just released their data for the most popular plastic surgery procedures of 2020 and rhinoplasty (nose reshaping) has emerged as the favorite. Down slightly from 2019 due to the pandemic, there were still…

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Category: Body, Botox, Breast, Face, Fillers, IPL, Skin

Will Liposuction Remove Cellulite?

April 12, 2021

Liposuction and Cellulite

Liposuction is designed to remove stubborn deposits of fat. It can be used on any area of the body, with popular treatment areas including the legs, hips, abdomen, low back, and neck. The procedure can be used to safely eliminate up to ten pounds of fat in a single treatment area, helping to tone and define those areas of the body…

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Category: Body

Will a Breast Lift Decrease the Size of My Bust?

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March 03, 2021

Breast Lift and Breast Size

Breast lift surgery addresses ptosis (sagging) and nipple position, both of which can result from the process of aging or from fluctuations in breast volume such as accompanies pregnancy and nursing. The amount of ptosis present determines the type…

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Category: Breast