Should I Have Breast Reduction Surgery?

Women with large breasts may consider breast reduction surgery (or reduction mammoplasty) for several reasons. Some women have disproportionate, heavy breasts even though they are average-sized people. In these cases, their large breasts make it difficult to comfortably engage in normal activities like playing sports or exercising. This condition also makes it hard for them […]

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Facial Reconstruction After Cancer

When we hear the term “plastic surgery,” we often think of celebrities and their search for eternal youth. But plastic surgery offers hope and wholeness to those recovering from skin cancer. There are three predominant types of skin cancer which is an abnormal of cells: Basal cell carcinoma – usually found on skin frequently exposed […]

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Winning the War on Hair Loss

When it comes to hair loss, you are either painfully aware of the issue or blissfully ignorant. For those that feel alone, or even those that don’t realize how widespread hair loss is, the following statistics might surprise you: In the US alone, more than 56 million men and women are experiencing hair loss By […]

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What You Need to Know About Medium & Deep Chemical Peels

When it comes to treating spots, marks, and scars on the face, chemical peels are usually the first course of action. Medium chemical peels are used to treat brown spots, uneven pigmentation, mild wrinkles, and mild acne scars with a healing time of less than a week. Medium peels can also be repeated to get […]

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Skin Resurfacing for Acne Scars

Many of us know how stressful it can be to look in the mirror and see the scars and red marks let over from a long battle with acne. Sometimes living with the scars feels even worse than having acne itself. Luckily, we have options to help us be confident in our skin again. Fraxel […]

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Types of Breast Implants

There are now three FDA approved choices when choosing breast implants: saline, silicone, and gel. What’s the difference? Saline implants are silicone shells filled with sterile salt water (saline). They are the least expensive and require the smallest incision. If a saline implant leaks, the water is not harmful to the body. Silicone implants are […]

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Considering a Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation has become the most commonly performed cosmetic surgery. Candidates range from women who have lost weight or suffer from asymmetrical breasts to those who are post-pregnancy or looking to simply boost self-esteem. If you are thinking of improving your body image through an augmentation, there are several things to consider: Silicone, saline or […]

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Who Can Benefit Most from a Tummy Tuck?

Commonly called a “tummy tuck,” an abdominoplasty removes excess fat and skin from your lower abdomen and tightens your abdominal muscles for a thinner, fitter, more youthful appearance across your midsection.    While the moniker “tummy tuck” sounds simple and even possibly adorable, it’s actually a major surgery that is intended for healthy patients who can […]

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Vogue Looks at CoolSculpting

This past spring, Vogue ran an article on the revolutionary procedure, CoolSculpting, questioning whether the process works and if so, should you consider it for yourself? Here are the highlights: Coolsculpting was “formally called cryolipolysis” and “was first discovered after, rumor has it, doctors noticed that children who ate a lot of ice pops experienced […]

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What the DermaPen Can Do for You

We all want more beautiful skin. There are plenty of forces working against us when it comes to having or keeping young-looking, smooth, beautiful facial skin: the sun, genetics, and time, just to name a few. No matter which force is the arch enemy of your skin, we have a defense for you. Microneedling with […]

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