• 3 Reasons to Get a Regular Facial

    OVERVIEW Skincare is the best tool for looking and feeling better and regular facials by a medical aesthetician or a board-certified plastic surgeon are an essential part of that care. So if you've been on the fence about why regular professional facials matter when it comes to taking care of your skin

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  • ALCL & Bll

    OVERVIEW If you’ve had breast implants, then it’s important to be especially aware of changes in your breasts and overall health. Such changes may be a sign of a serious condition. What is ALCL and BII? ALCL is the abbreviation for Breast-Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma, and BII

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  • Abdominoplasty

    OVERVIEW Living with excess abdominal skin can certainly have an impact. If you are uncomfortable with loose skin in your stomach area, you may want to consider an abdominoplasty to remedy this area once and for all. What is an Abdominoplasty? The common name for an abdominoplasty is a “tummy tuck.”

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  • Best Candidates for Dermaplaning

    OVERVIEW If your face has been looking a little dull and lackluster lately, a session of dermaplaning may be right for you. This popular cosmetic procedure is non-invasive, quick, and results in a brighter complexion, as well as smoother-looking skin. Here's what you need to know about dermaplaning,

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  • Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)

    OVERVIEW If you live with droopy eyelids, you are likely aware of how problematic it can be. What you may not have known, however, is that there's a surgical remedy that can fix the problem. This procedure is known as blepharoplasty. What is Blepharoplasty? Blepharoplasty is the name of a procedure

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  • Brachioplasty (Arm Lift)

    OVERVIEW If you struggle with feeling self-conscious about baggy upper arms, there is a solution. Saggy upper arms result from excess skin, fat, or weak muscles that cause the skin to sag and appear baggy. If this sounds like symptoms you face, then Brachioplasty might be an option to consider. What

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  • Brazilian Butt Lift (Fat transfers)

    OVERVIEW Brazilian Butt Lifts have become much more popular in the last several years. The Brazilian Butt Lift is a fat transfer surgery. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the number of people receiving this procedure doubled from 2000 to 2017 and increased by 254%. What is a Brazilian

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  • Breast Augmentation (Silicone & Saline)

    OVERVIEW Plastic surgery has evolved over the years and has many benefits beyond improving physical aesthetics. Thanks to advancements in technology, plastic surgery is more accessible than ever before. Breast augmentation is one of the most common types of plastic surgery that people elect for various

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  • Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

    OVERVIEW With age, pregnancy, and breastfeeding, breasts tend to lose their normal position and start sagging. This can be corrected by a surgical procedure called Mastopexy or a breast lift. During this procedure, the breasts are lifted to promote a more youthful appearance and enhance feminine proportions. What

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  • Breast Reconstruction

    OVERVIEW Plastic or reconstructive surgery is not just limited to improving the looks and physical aspects of specific body parts. The reasons for having these types of surgeries can also result from a mastectomy stemming from breast cancer. The most common type of plastic surgery after a mastectomy

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  • Breast Reduction

    OVERVIEW The most common misconception about plastic surgery is that it can only improve the physical aspects of specific parts of the body. Contrary to popular belief, people can also undergo plastic surgery to relieve pain, especially when dealing with bigger breasts that can eliminate and restrict

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  • Brow Lift

    OVERVIEW The natural pull of gravity combined with aging can alter the look of your face, especially in the forehead area. Wrinkles, frown lines, and sagging eyebrows are often the result of aging and stress, making an individual look angry and tired. This is where a medical procedure called a Brow Lift

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  • Calf Implants/Lifts

    OVERVIEW Like other parts of the body, an asymmetry sometimes occurs in calves on one individual - either from birth or as a result of the disease. At other times, the proportions between the thighs and calves are out of balance. Calf implants and lifts offer an alternative for creating a balanced look

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  • Capsulectomy, Capsulotomy, Capsulorrhaphy

    OVERVIEW When a foreign object gets inside your body, it forms a protective capsule of scar tissue around it. This scar tissue can get thick over time. This thickened scar tissue capsule can hold the implants in place for breast implants. However, this can cause a problem wherein the capsules tighten

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  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing

    OVERVIEW If you're looking for a way to achieve smoother, younger-looking skin, you may want to consider carbon dioxide laser resurfacing. This cosmetic procedure involves the removal of the top layer of your skin as well as stimulating the production of collagen from deep within, resulting in the formation

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  • Cheek Enhancement

    OVERVIEW Aging affects our body in different ways, including our cheeks. As you get older, it's not uncommon for you to see changes to your cheeks, including: loss of volume sunken-in or hollowed-out appearance A cheek enhancement may help, especially if you're unhappy with the look of your cheeks.

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  • Chemical Peels

    OVERVIEW Chemical peels are cosmetic procedures that use various chemical solutions to exfoliate your skin. Chemical peels are commonly done on your face, neck, and hands. They work by removing and shedding the outer layer of skin, leaving behind new and regenerated skin which appears smoother and more

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  • Choosing a Plastic Surgeon

    OVERVIEW Three words summarize the most important characteristics to look for when choosing a cosmetic or plastic surgeon: qualifications, experience and comfort. 1. Qualifications count - Medical professionals in the United States have well-defined, stringent requirements for their professional training

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  • Dermal Fillers

    OVERVIEW Used to smooth out wrinkles, plump up your skin, and give your face a more youthful appearance, dermal fillers are a popular cosmetic procedure. In 2020 alone, there were over 3.4 million dermal filler injections administered in the United States, making it the second most commonly requested

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  • Full Body Lift

    OVERVIEW A full body lift is a series of cosmetic procedures or surgeries that remove excess skin and fat that can remain on your body after massive weight loss. Changes to your diet and exercise can result in radical physical changes rather quickly; the resulting weight loss, however, does not include

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  • Gender Affirming F2M Bottom

    OVERVIEW Gender-affirming care for trans and non-binary patients includes a variety of non-surgical and surgical treatments to achieve gender affirmation. Female-to-male bottom surgery is one of the transmasculine surgical treatments that exist for trans men who want to feel more comfortable and confident

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  • Gender Affirming M2F Surgery

    OVERVIEW A common gender-affirming surgery available for trans women is male-to-female surgery. This surgery can be life-changing and a way of affirming your identity, allowing trans women to feel more comfortable in their own skin and achieve the body they desire. Here's everything you need to know

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  • Gender Affirming Top Surgeries

    OVERVIEW Top surgery is one of several treatments available to support transgender and nonbinary individuals as they transition. Transitioning is different for every person, and top surgery is just one way to help your physical traits match the gender you identify with. What is Top Surgery? Top surgery

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  • Gynecomastia Surgery

    OVERVIEW Gynecomastia is a condition affecting men that causes enlargement of breast tissue. Certain hormone imbalances in men can cause one or both breasts to become enlarged, resulting in low self-esteem, body image issues, and often physical comorbidities. Although this condition is usually temporary

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  • Injections

    Injections are most frequently used for cosmetic procedures to help rejuvenate skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. They are also used for lip augmentation. In an office procedure, a filler is inserted into the treated area using a fine needle. In the case of fat injections, a needle is used first

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  • Injections and Fillers

    One of the most popular forms of treatment for reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and create smoother, younger skin is injections. In an office-based procedure, the physician uses fine needles to insert a filler into the skin to add volume, replace collagen and/or stimulate natural collagen

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  • Intense Pulsed Light Therapy vs. Broadband Light Therapy: What's the Difference?

    OVERVIEW We all want to have perfect skin, one that's free from wrinkles, remains pumped and volumized as we age, and is youthful despite the effects of aging. Two popular forms of cosmetic treatment are available to help—intense pulsed light therapy and broadband light therapy. But, what are the differences

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  • Labiaplasty

    OVERVIEW Labiaplasty is a surgery to reduce the size of the labia, which is the set of skin flaps that are located at either side of the vaginal opening. What is Labiaplasty? Labiaplasty is a cosmetic surgical procedure that changes the shape of your vaginal lips. Depending on the goals for labiaplasty,

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  • Laser Hair Removal

    Excess hair on the body - in small areas or large - can now be permanently eliminated with laser hair removal. Originally, ruby lasers were used for everyone, but they did not work well on people with dark skin. Today, ruby, alexandrite or diode lasers are used for light-skinned people, and neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet

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  • Laser Surgery

    Light or heat emitted by lasers can produce certain reactions in the human body that can help resolve some problems. In the fields of cosmetic and plastic surgery, laser surgery offers options for rejuvenating the skin and treating spider and varicose veins. Different forms of lasers are used in these

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  • Liposuction

    OVERVIEW If you're dealing with stubborn areas of fat that you just can't seem to lose despite working out or changing your diet, a liposuction consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon may be right for you. This common cosmetic procedure is used to target and permanently remove unwanted areas

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  • Male Breast Surgery

    OVERVIEW Research indicates that as many as 40% to 60% of men have a condition that creates excess fat deposits in the chest area. This occurs frequently among teen males because of hormones, but naturally resolves itself over time in most cases. For some men the condition is hereditary; for others medical

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  • Microdermabrasion

    OVERVIEW Microdermabrasion is used as a light surface treatment that refreshes the skin and reduces fine lines. It is often used to reduce the appearance of crow's feet, age spots and acne scars. It also has the added advantage of stimulating natural growth of new skin cells and collagen. ProcedureMicrodermabrasion

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  • Mohs Reconstruction

    OVERVIEW While not commonly thought of as a plastic surgery procedure, Moh's reconstruction is used to treat skin cancer while also repairing and remodeling the face simultaneously. For those who have been diagnosed with skin cancer, Moh's surgery and Moh's reconstruction offer the chance to be cancer-free

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  • Mommy Makeover

    OVERVIEW Pregnancy can leave lasting physical effects on your body, which you may struggle to understand and accept after childbirth. The presence of excess skin on your abdomen and weakened muscles, coupled with the shrinking and sagging of breasts, can lead some people to look for an option to get

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  • Neurotoxins

    OVERVIEW Neurotoxins such as Botox and Dysport are a form of nonsurgical cosmetic injections that are used to treat the signs of aging, resulting in a youthful appearance of your face, neck, and skin. How do Neurotoxins Work? Also known as neuromodulators, these cosmetic injections work by blocking signals

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  • Nonsurgical Body Contouring (fat removal)

    OVERVIEW One of the most commonly requested cosmetic procedures, body contouring, is only growing in popularity. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, liposuction is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures requested by patients. However, if you're not quite ready

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  • Nonsurgical Body Contouring (muscle stimulation)

    OVERVIEW Non-surgical body contouring is any cosmetic procedure that is non-invasive and does not require the patient to undergo surgery to achieve a slimmer, contoured, and defined body. Non-surgical body contouring is recommended for patients who are not looking to lose weight. Instead, it's ideal

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  • Photorejuvenation

    OVERVIEW Photorejuvenation offers a lighter treatment than laser resurfacing using a similar technique. Because the procedure stimulates natural collagen growth, it is suited for fine to moderate wrinkles. ProcedurePhotorejuvenation is a non-surgical procedure conducted in a physician's office without

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  • Precautions

    Cosmetic and plastic surgery are not panaceas. They can never achieve perfection nor can they change the way you feel about yourself. To be happy with your outcomes from cosmetic or plastic surgery procedures, you need to have realistic expectations. That means: 1. Nothing is perfect. The best doctors

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  • RF Microneedling

    OVERVIEW Do you find your skin beginning to sag and lose its youthful luster? An RF Microneedling treatment may be just what your skin needs to get back to its original state. Scheduling an appointment with a board-certified doctor such as a plastic surgeon can help determine if RF micro-needling or

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  • Sculptra

    OVERVIEW Sculptra or Poly-L lactic Acid is a popular injectable that's used in cosmetic treatments to treat signs of aging by restoring your skin's inner structure and overall volume. According to the FDA, Sculptra injectables are used by board-certified dermatologists and plastic surgeons to treat: shallow

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  • Thigh Lift

    OVERVIEW Meant to enhance your body and self-esteem, cosmetic surgery can be carried out on almost any part of the body, neck, and face, including your thighs. Thigh lift surgery focuses on sculpting your upper and inner thighs for a more toned and lifted look. What is a Thigh Lift? Thigh lift surgery

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  • Tissue Expansion

    Tissue expansion is a surgical technique that allows the body to expand skin over time so that that tissue can be removed and used elsewhere on the body. Tissue expansion is an option used in plastic surgery for hair transplantation and breast reconstruction. During the procedure, the surgeon makes an

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  • Tummy Tuck

    Abdominal surgery, known as a tummy tuck, is a means for eliminating flab and bulges around the stomach area as well as tightening the muscles. Liposuction only removes the fat. A tummy tuck concentrates on tightening stomach muscles as well. ProcedureA complete tummy tuck can be performed on an inpatient

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  • Vein Surgery

    Spider and varicose veins can affect the appearance of legs for both men and women. Spider veins look like fine webs or starbursts of veins that appear in small areas close to the surface of the skin. Spider veins can appear on the face in addition to the legs. Varicose veins are swollen, purple or blue

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  • Why Choose Plastic Surgery?

    Your sense of beauty is as individual as you are. Yet for many individuals, nothing is harder to see than their own beauty. It's nearly impossible to be objective when looking at your own appearance. Almost everyone doesn't like some feature of their body. But for some individuals, real deformities,

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