The Virtual Visit Trend

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Zoom, Skype, Google Hangouts. If you've made it thus far this year without trying at least one web-based meeting app, you may be in the minority. With social distancing and quarantine orders in place across the country and around the world, e-meetings are the new in-person meeting. From work huddles to virtual classrooms, it seems like everything h...
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New Documentary Series Features Plastic Surgery

New Documentary Series Focuses On Plastic Surgery
For those of us who are fascinated by plastic surgery, a new documentary show has debuted on Netflix and it's earning rave reviews for its honesty and candor. Unlike other shows that have shown the more salacious side of plastic surgery, "Skin Decision: Before and After" is a more serious look at cosmetic surgery, especially the reconstructive side...
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How to Combat the Quarantine Fifteen

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  Gained a little weight during quarantine? The 'quarantine 15' as its being described is more common than you think. It seems a lot of us have been eating more and moving less this summer, due in no small part to the restrictions of quarantine. With many gyms closed and outdoor activities postponed or canceled, it's been a relatively sedentar...
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Eye Procedures on The Incline

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There's no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live, if not forever, at least for the foreseeable future. From quarantining to social distancing and face masks, we've entered a world full of new normals. Unfortunately, some of those new normals are making us take a closer look at ourselves, and we may not always like what we s...
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Questions About Plastic Surgery

Questions About Plastic Surgery
Despite its soaring popularity in recent years, plastic surgery is still somewhat of a mystery to many people. "What does it involve?" "Who's had it?" "What does it feel like?" These are all common questions many people wonder about. But sometimes it's difficult to get answers to these burning questions. Whether you are interested in getting plasti...
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The Many Uses of Botox

The Many Uses of Botox
​ Botox is an injectable cosmetic product that is probably best known for its ability to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles in the face. But did you know it can also be used to treat a growing list of other conditions? Whether you are a user of Botox already or you are still considering the product, you may be surprised to learn about the new ways ...
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Getting the Most from Facial Procedures

Getting the Most from Facial Procedures
​ One of the most common questions we get following a facial procedure - whether it be a blepharoplasty, face-lift, injectable cosmetic or a non-surgical procedure such as a chemical peel or laser resurfacing - is, "How do I maintain my results?" After all, who wouldn't want to look as refreshed and renewed as they do in the days following their pr...
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Preventing 'Mask-ne'

Preventing 'Mask-ne'
​ There are many new additions to our routines right now that we may never have dreamed would be necessary. Self-quarantining, sanitizing groceries and wearing face masks in public are just a few new steps many of us have added to our daily routines, and though we hope they are temporary, we may not be able to stop doing them for the foreseeable fu...
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New Show Puts Plastic Surgery in a Positive Light

New Show Puts Plastic Surgery in a Positive Light
​ Plastic surgery has long been a source of fascination for many people. From speculating about who's had it and who hasn't, to marveling at before and after photos, plastic surgery curiosity is a normal, natural thing. There are even websites dedicated to it! But now there is another way for patients, potential patients and the just plain curious ...
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Calming Pre-Op Fears

Calming Pre-Op Fears
​ From injectables to major surgical procedures like breast augmentation and tummy tucks, it's totally normal to be a little nervous before heading in for a cosmetic procedure. But don't let your fear get in the way of achieving the appearance you've always dreamed of. If you are apprehensive about your upcoming surgery or injectables, here are som...
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A Cosmetic Procedure Boom

A Cosmetic Procedure Boom
​ With many areas beginning to slowly reopen after a months-long quarantine, people are starting to return to their normal routines, including beauty treatments. From visits to the hair salon for touchups and stops at the nail salon for much-needed manicures and pedicures, many of us are looking forward to getting our appearances back to where we f...
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These Procedures Are Getting Lots of Requests

These Procedures Are Getting Lots of Requests
​ With plastic surgery clinics around the country beginning to reopen, there's been quite a rush for appointments for procedures both cosmetic and surgical. This is in no small part because people were ready before and during quarantine but simply couldn't make an appointment - but it also has a lot to do with people picking apart their imperfectio...
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Is Celebrity Plastic Surgery Speculation Ethical?

Is Celebrity Plastic Surgery Speculation Ethical?
​ When model Hailey Bieber and her husband, singer Justin Bieber, recently made headlines for threatening to sue a plastic surgeon over some TikTok videos, it raised some interesting questions. It all happened when a Los Angeles-based plastic surgeon made a TikTok video suggesting which plastic surgery procedures Hailey Bieber may have had over the...
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Patients Requesting In-Home Plastic Surgery

Patients Requesting In-Home Plastic Surgery
​ There's no doubt that quarantine life has thrown us all for a loop, and for some of us, it has created a lot of free time. While many Americans have used this newfound time to take up a new hobby, flood social media and reconnect with friends and family from a safe distance, for some people it has created the perfect time for healing from plastic...
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Doctors Caution Against Foreign Plastic Surgery Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Doctors Caution Against Foreign Plastic Surgery Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
​ Despite the spread of COVID-19, Japan has recently experienced a boom in patients requesting plastic surgery. But experts are concerned that the time is still not right to get back into the swing of things. With the coronavirus somewhat stabilizing in Japan, many patients are looking for things to get back to normal and booking plastic surgery pr...
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Will Web Conferencing Usher in a New Era of Plastic Surgery?

Will Web Conferencing Usher in a New Era of Plastic Surgery?
If you've been following plastic surgery trends, you may have already heard of Snapchat Dysmorphia, the condition that causes people to compare their actual appearance to the appearance they achieve using filters on social media apps like Snapchat and Instagram. But now, a new trend has emerged from the use of technology, and this time it's hitting...
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China Sees Surge in Plastic Surgery Popularity

China Sees Surge in Plastic Surgery Popularity
Plastic surgery isn't just becoming increasingly common in the United States, it's also growing in popularity in places like Korea and China. China in particular is seeing a surge in young people wanting plastic surgery, especially on their faces. "They want to look more Western in many cases," says Dr. Ryan Mitchell, a plastic surgeon from Henders...
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How to Reduce COVID-19 Risk

How to Reduce COVID-19 Risk
With COVID-19 (aka the coronavirus) spreading quickly around the world, many are ramping up their efforts to prevent this serious illness. The coronavirus began in Wuhan, China, but has since spread across the globe, with pockets of the illness now forming in the United States. Though some cases have proven to be fatal, it is not known exactly how ...
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Is Workplace Competition Fueling an Increase in Male Plastic Surgery?

Is Workplace Competition Fueling an Increase in Male Plastic Surgery?
​ You've probably heard of the "Mommy Makeover," but there's a new wave of plastic surgery in town, and it's turning the tides on who is getting cosmetic procedures done in America. The "Daddy Do-over" is growing in popularity among men, who, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, have increased their rate of cosmetic and ...
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How Accurate Are Online Surgery Videos?

How Accurate Are Online Surgery Videos?
​ When you research a topic online, where do you begin your search? For an increasing number of Americans, the answer to that question is YouTube. The video-hosting site is said to have over 2 billion users worldwide, and that number isn't going down anytime soon. From unboxing videos for kids to how-to videos on just about anything, YouTube is a o...
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