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What are the Benefits and Recovery Time of a Butt Lift?

April 27, 2023

butt liftA butt lift, medically referred to as a gluteoplasty, is a cosmetic treatment designed to improve the buttocks' size and form. Many people want to acquire a broader, rounder, and more youthful-looking behind, therefore this surgery has grown in popularity in recent years. In this article, we'll examine the…

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What Gets Rid of Sunspots?

April 15, 2023

Beautiful girl wearing boho hat annd applying sun protection creamDirect UV exposure has many damaging impacts on the skin. Not only can sunlight burn the skin, but long-term exposure can also affect collagen and elastin production, accelerate the development of fine…

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Category: Face, Skin

When is the Best Age for a Mommy Makeover?

March 15, 2023

portrait of elegant brunette woman in bedMommy makeover surgery combines breast and body options specifically designed to address the changes brought about by pregnancy and nursing. This may include:

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Category: Body

Can Gynecomastia Go Away on Its Own?

February 15, 2023
Older Man Jogging

Gynecomastia is the medical name for excessive breast tissue in males. Producing a feminine breast appearance, gynecomastia can be embarrassing, causing both emotional and physical discomfort and leading many men to seek ways to reduce fat and tissue in their chests. Fortunately, some methods can help, though they may not be 100 percent effective.

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Category: Body

Where Does the Fat for a BBL Come From?

January 15, 2023

Backside of woman with surgical markings

Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) uses fat from your body to improve your derriere's size, shape, and symmetry. The fat for BBL is taken from a "donor area" with fat to spare, most often the…

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Category: Body

Considering Plastic Surgery? Now is a Great Time to Act

December 15, 2022

Carefree model wearing pure pink lingerie with big breastsAs we enter the colder and rainier winter months in Los Altos, time seems to slow. This is a great time to consider more involved surgical procedures, which may require a little downtime, enabling you to…

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Category: Body, Face

Does Rhinoplasty Fix Septal Deviation?

November 15, 2022, commonly known as nose surgery or a nose job, is designed to address cosmetic issues with the nose. Problems fixed by …

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Category: Face

Am I Too Young for a Facelift?

October 15, 2022

If you're considering a facelift, you might wonder if you're too young for the procedure. The truth is, there is no age limit for facelifts. Whether you're in your 20s, 30s, 40s, or beyond, you can get a facelift if you feel like you need one. Of…

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Category: Face

What are Frown Lines?

September 15, 2022

Woman with frown lines

Frown lines are the vertical lines between the eyebrows that occur with facial movement. Known medically as glabellar lines, frown lines may also be called worry lines or “the 11s.” Some people develop frown lines very early on, even in their teens. However, the issue traditionally becomes pronounced with age.

Frown lines…

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Category: Face

Erasing Crow’s Feet

August 03, 2022
Crow's Feet Treatment: Before and After

Crow’s feet are the wrinkles that extend horizontally from the outside corners of your eyes. In some cases, crow’s feet are always visible. In others, they are only visible when smiling, squinting, or moving your face.

Crow’s feet that are always visible may respond well to …

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Category: Face, Fillers, Skin