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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 appearance…

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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, and more…

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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

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