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Lose the Sagging Eyes

Sagging isn’t appreciated much of anywhere. Not on a soufflé, and certainly not on your eyelids. But due to the thin skin on your eyelids and around your eyes (some of the thinnest on the entire human body), the eyelids and surrounding skin sag. And that can make you look years older. But you don’t […]

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Breast Reconstruction Little Silver, NJ

Breast Reconstruction

After a mastectomy or an injury/accident, breast reconstruction is a surgery that can be immensely gratifying for the patient. A patient may have beaten breast cancer, but the loss of one or both breasts can leave her feeling incomplete or flawed. Reconstruction of the breast or breasts by Dr. Hetzler can change a patient’s self-image. […]

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Tummy Tuck Little Silver, NJ

Will You Need a Full Tummy Tuck or Mini?

Pregnancy takes a toll on a woman’s body. The way the baby concentrates weight in the lower abdomen area can over-stretch the muscles and skin to the point that it cannot return to its former degree of tautness once the baby is delivered. In many cases, the muscles in this area become separated. And no […]

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Hyaluronic Acid and How It Works in Dermal Fillers

Hyaluronic acid is the basic ingredient in the class of dermal fillers known as “naturally derived” fillers. These fillers get this moniker because hyaluronic acid occurs naturally in the human body. In fact, it occurs in just about every living then. In humans, it acts as a network that transfers essential nutrients from the bloodstream […]

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Give Unwanted Fat the Cold Shoulder

Fat can be as stubborn as a two-year-old rolling about on the floor of the canned vegetables aisle in the grocery store. You eat right, you exercise, but it just keeps on keeping on. But you’re not keen on having an invasive procedure such as liposuction to get rid of the fat pockets. What to […]

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Double Chins Are Doubly Irritating

Submental fullness. That’s the nice way to say something that most of us over the age of 40 deal with to one degree or another — the dreaded double chin. Submental fullness is the clinical term for junk under the chin. We like to think that everyone else has the double chin, but most of […]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

When looking at our site, you see the cosmetic applications of Dr. Hetzler’s surgical expertise, but that’s only part of what he can do for you. Dr. Hetzler is also adept at hand surgery, correcting problems caused by injuries and degenerative disorders. One of the most common hand disorders is carpal tunnel syndrome. The carpal […]

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Beating the Burn — Understanding Sunscreen

Living in New Jersey with so much time spent at the shore, we’re all exposed to a lot of sun. The sun’s ultraviolet rays are the culprits, penetrating the skin and damaged its cells, leading to skin aging and wrinkling, and various skin cancers. We all know that the best thing would be to never […]

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Get Those Ears Pinned to Stem the Teasing

Kids can be relentless, especially when they settle onto an unusual condition in the appearance of another kid. This is especially true with protruding ears. Comments such as “satellite ears” or “Dumbo ears” can really impact the self-esteem of a child or young adult. But it doesn’t have to. Otoplasty, commonly known as ear surgery, […]

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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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