Botox — King of the Aesthetic World

Botox Cosmetic was first approved for aesthetic use by the FDA in 2002. Ever since that date, the contest for the most popular cosmetic procedure has been an open and shut case — Botox. Year in and year out, Botox injections are far and away the most popular single cosmetic procedure, surgical or non-surgical. In […]

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Over 20 Million Aesthetic Procedures in 2014

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) recently released its statistics on procedures from 2014. Over 20 million procedures were performed in 2014; that’s as if every person in Australia had a tummy tuck or a facial filler injected or something. The United States was almost double the second place country, Brazil, in the […]

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What Really Causes Gynecomastia?

For men, gynecomastia, or abnormal male breast enlargement, is more than just unattractive. It can be a source of embarrassment, crushing a person’s self-esteem. Although this condition is not uncommon among adolescent males due to hormonal changes, middle-aged and elderly men often don’t understand what exactly is causing the abnormal enlargement in their chests. Many […]

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Changing Techniques in Liposuction

Everyone, even the skinniest of supermodels, has pockets of fat that don’t respond to diet and exercise. Certain areas of the human body simply seem to inhibit getting to these pockets of fat. Fortunately, liposuction was developed to remove those pockets of fat. Most people are at least somewhat familiar with the procedure. But different […]

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The Different Types of Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are an efficient way to reduce the appearance of sun damage and age spots on the face. The type of peel is usually dictated by how aggressive the penetration of the agents involved. Here is an in-depth look at the different types of chemical peels, how they work, and the benefits of each. […]

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Facial Bones Show Signs of Aging Too

For Optimal Facial Rejuvenation, Plastic Surgeons Should Consider What’s Going on Under the Skin What makes us look older? Wrinkles and sagging result not just from changes in the skin, but also from age-related changes in the underlying facial bones, according to a report in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official […]

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Personality Factors Affect Quality of Life after Breast Reconstruction

Women Who Want ‘Revenge on Cancer’ May Have Better Psychological Responses Certain personality traits are linked to higher quality of life scores in breast cancer patients who undergo breast reconstruction after mastectomy, reports a study in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons […]

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Questions to ask your Breast Augmentation Surgeon

If you’re considering breast augmentation, it is important to be an active participant in the process. The ASPS has developed the following list of questions to ask during your consultation: Are you certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery? Were you trained specifically in the field of plastic surgery? How many years of plastic surgery […]

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Welcome to Our Plastic Surgery Blog

Thanks for visiting our new blog.  Here you will be able to find information on plastic surgery news, recent trends, special offers, and the latest events happening at our office.  We want to stay in touch with our local community and present news that will be relevant to our patients. Are you interested in health, […]

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