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Breast Lift

Breast lift surgery -- also known as mastopexy -- corrects low-hanging breasts by removing excess skin and repositioning the nipples. As a result, the breasts are given a firmer, more perky and aesthetically pleasing appearance. Why Consider Breast Lift Surgery? Beautiful breasts are firm, elevated breasts. However, breast sagging is a reality women face as they get older and gravity…

breast reconstruction

This guide offers a starting point to inform yourself about the benefits and drawbacks of breast reconstruction, exploring some of the most pertinent issues you should consider before you begin consulting with a plastic surgeon. Updated, August 2017 Weighing the Pros and Cons About one in eight U.S. women will develop a form of invasive breast cancer during their lifetime.…

first consultation

Since the first silicone breast implant surgery was first performed on a young Texas housewife in 1962, millions of women have opted to increase the size of their breasts. Breast augmentation surgery allows women to augment their cup size, and as a result, enjoy feeling feminine and empowered in their bodies. Updated, August 2017 What You Should Know Before Undergoing Breast…

eyelid surgery

Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure that rejuvenates or reshapes the eyelid contours by modifying skin, fat or muscles in the area. This guide outlines everything you need to know about blepharoplasty before scheduling your first plastic surgery consultation. What is Eyelid Surgery? Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure that rejuvenates the eyelid contours by modifying…

after acne treatment

This guide provides a list of effective acne prevention and treatment options, as well as advice for improving the appearance of acne scars. Common acne, medically known as acne vulgaris, is a condition that the vast majority of us have to go through at one point or another in our lives. Some of us are fortunate enough to have only…

Botox Guide

With over 7 million procedures performed every year, Botulinum toxin type A injections are the most common anti-aging treatment in the United States. This guide provides detailed answers to the key questions you may have about Botox or other botulinum toxin based products. What Is Botox? Botox, as well as Dysport, Xeomin, and Myobloc are all medical products derived from…

hairline advancement surgery

Overly high foreheads can result in an unbalanced facial appearance, cause you to look older than you really are, or detract from otherwise proportional features. Large foreheads may be caused by a range of reasons such as genetics, hair loss (alopecia) or prior surgical procedures. If you feel insecure, lack confidence, or are tired of wearing awkward hairstyles to disguise…

IPL Photofacial

There are a number of light-based facial rejuvenation technologies on the market today, each producing therapeutic light in a unique manner. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) photofacial treatments use small, handheld devices to create high intensity bursts of light over a wide spectrum of visible and infrared waves. Filters allow the practitioner to select a specific light range, depending on your needs. Some patients…

miraDry and Hyperhidrosis Treatments

Almost 8 million Americans are estimated to suffer from hyperhidrosis. This guide to miraDry and other hyperhidrosis treatments explains how excessive sweating can be effectively addressed, and answers all the most frequently asked questions on this common medical concern. What is hyperhidrosis? Hyperhidrosis is the medical name for excessive sweating. Sometimes it is also called primary hyperhidrosis as opposed to…

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