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Rhinoplasty Guide

Rhinoplasty can help give facial features a more harmonious balance and enhance an individual's natural beauty. It can also be performed to reconstruct and restore nasal functions. Here's what you need to know about this common procedure before scheduling your first consultation with a plastic surgeon. A brief history of the nose job Rhinoplasty has been around for at least…

Laser Hair Removal Legs

In the ever-expanding spectrum of hair removal techniques, laser hair removal offers safe, enduring results, meaning you can throw away your razors, wax and depilatory creams for good. What is laser hair removal? The battle to banish unwanted body hair has long marked human history. Ancient Mesopotamian women used copper razors to attain smooth, hairless skin, Samoans sharpened shells to…

chemical peel woman

Chemical peels improve the look and texture of your skin by reducing the appearance of fine wrinkles, blemishes, and enlarged pores. Though usually used on the face, there are also certain peels that can be used for “spot treatments” to remove stretch marks, or even help revitalize the skin on other parts of the body. In essence, a chemical formulation…

microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is the ultimate exfoliator. As one of the more recent skincare treatments to cross over from Hollywood into the mainstream, this non-invasive treatment is a favorite of many who want a relatively inexpensive and gentle way to refresh their complexion. What is microdermabrasion? Microdermabrasion is a term used for any procedure involving the use of tiny, rough grains or…

Butt Augmentation

In recent years the number of Brazilian butt lift (BBL) procedures performed in the United States has grown at an exceptionally fast rate, rising an impressive 26% between 2015 and 2016. Here's everything you need to know about this increasingly popular procedure. A brief history of butt enhancement Over the last 20 years, the BBL (also referred to as “fat…

fat transfer lipo

Fat transfer is a procedure designed to restore lost volume and reverse the signs of aging. One of the added bonuses of a fat graft is that as you're enhancing the look of one part of your body, you're also removing unwanted fat from another. In this guide we cover everything you need to know about this increasingly popular plastic…

y lift

By relying solely on injectable treatments to give the face a more youthful appearance, liquid facelifts such as the Y Lift offer compelling alternatives to traditional lifts. Here we discuss the pros and cons of this approach. A facelift is a surgical procedure that reduces wrinkles and sagging skin by tightening face muscles, removing excess skin and lifting the skin…

stomach

By reducing the amount of food the stomach can hold, gastric sleeve surgery rapidly induces significant weight loss. This guide provides an overview of the procedure, detailing the dramatic results it provides and the commitment it requires from suitable candidates. What Is Gastric Sleeve Surgery? Gastric sleeve surgery, also known as a sleeve gastrectomy or laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, is a relatively new…

love your tummy

If you find yourself feeling self-conscious about drooping skin or fat around your abdomen area that cannot be eradicated regardless of how much you exercise or diet, then abdominoplasty -- also known as tummy tuck surgery -- may be a procedure worth considering. What Is a Tummy Tuck? A tummy tuck is a transformative procedure for women who have failed…

Areola reconstruction

This guide outlines the choices available when considering nipple and areola reconstruction, and what you can expect in this final phase of breast cancer recovery. A breast cancer diagnosis represents a traumatic time for any woman and her family. The combination of fear, pain, and grief can deeply affect a person, and even after a positive outcome the body holds…

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