How to Choose A Plastic Surgeon

We are faced with many choices in our daily lives, some of which are more difficult to make than others. From tasks as simple as what to have for breakfast to deciding on where to live or work, we make choices of all sizes nearly every single day. But while some choices, such as what to watch on TV or when to go to bed may not make a huge impact on...
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Treating Post Operative Scarring

Scarring is a common side-effect of any surgery, cosmetic or otherwise. But patients often don't know what to expect when it comes to post-operative scarring. Some believe scarring is inevitable, but the good news is that it doesn't have to be. Believe it or not there are steps you can take to reduce the appearance of scarring as you heal. Here are...
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What is Buccal Fat Removal?

Fuller or 'chubby cheeks' are adorable on babies and children. They can make adults look youthful in a best-case scenario, but for some, they can be the source of frustration and insecurity. Thankfully there are options for treating facial fat, especially in those who are at a healthy weight and struggle to lose their fuller face through diet and e...
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Plastic Surgery? Now’s The Time

Plastic Surgery? Now’s The Time
With the global COVID-19 pandemic still showing no signs of slowing down, self-care is essential right now. That means not just protecting yourself against the virus by wearing a mask, practicing social distancing, and washing hands more frequently, it also means caring for ourselves in our downtime, when we are in the safety of our own homes. Part...
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Recovery is An Important Part of Any Plastic Surgery Procedure

Recovery is An Important Part of Any Plastic Surgery Procedure
Surgery is a major event, no matter what the type. From life-saving heart surgeries to elective cosmetic surgeries, there are steps you should take to ensure a healthy and speedy recovery. Here we will discuss some ways to properly prepare and heal from your cosmetic surgery procedure. Pre-Operative Preparation For the best recovery results, your s...
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Bonding Through Family Plastic Surgery

Bonding Through Family Plastic Surgery
 Family bonding can be challenging during a pandemic, especially for those who have been quarantining apart from the ones they love. But for some, quarantining together has created a closer bond, a bond that is driving a new plastic surgery trend: family procedures. Family plastic surgery procedures aren't for every family, but for some famili...
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Neck Lifts Surging in Popularity During Quarantine

Neck Lifts Surging in Popularity During Quarantine
With so many people turning to web-based meetings for business these days, the plastic surgery industry is seeing an increase in the demand for facial plastic surgery procedures. They're calling it the "zoom boom," because of the video conferencing platform that has become so popular during the quarantine. It's happening because people are seeing t...
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All About Lip Augmentation

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Do you have thinner lips than you want? Have your lips lost volume with age? You may want to consider a temporary or semi-permanent solution: lip augmentation. Lip augmentation is a procedure that plumps the lips via surgical or non-surgical means. It creates fuller, plumper, more youthful-looking lips. There are several different ways to achieve l...
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Can You Ever Have Too Much Botox?

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 A question many people ask when it comes to cosmetic products such as Botox is "Is it possible to have too much Botox?" This isn't meant in an ironic way- it's often a source of confusion for some. Unfortunately, the answer can be yes- but it's complicated. How much is too much Botox? While it's up to the individual patient how much Botox is ...
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Plastic Surgery Dangers in China Highlight Need For Board Certification

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With plastic surgeries soaring in China, many women and men are turning to apps to help them decide on a new look. While these apps are not available in the United States, their popularity could someday motivate a US-based app that does the same thing. In China, these apps use AI (augmented reality) to project an image of what a potential patient c...
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Should You Try At Home Cosmetic Procedures?

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 The do it yourself or DIY trend is booming in popularity these days, with more and more Americans taking home renovations, auto repair, crafting, and more into their own hands. But while some people are able to pull off seamless repairs and craftsmanship, others can sometimes make the problem worse. This of course can lead to costly repairs a...
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Eyelid Surgery Trend Emerging in the United Kingdom

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In plastic surgery, trends can sometimes come and go. Many factors can go into trends, such as geographical location, popular celebrities, social media, and most recently face masks and zoom meetings. But another new trend is emerging in the United Kingdom and some people are wondering if it will make its way across the pond.Though experts aren't s...
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Plastic Surgery and Men

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Plastic surgery has long been a female dominated field, with most patients being women. But in recent years, that trend has started to change. Many men are now becoming more interested in plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures, and that number is only expected to increase. Experts believe it's because men want to get a competitive edge in the work...
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Plastic Surgery and Medicare

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If you're on Medicare for your medical insurance and are considering plastic surgery, you may be wondering what, if anything, Medicare may cover for your plastic surgery procedure. While many procedures are not covered by most insurance plans, including Medicare, Medicare does cover some procedures. Which procedures are covered depend on why they a...
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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 sedentary...
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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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Beware of Counterfeit Botox

Beware of Counterfeit Botox
​  Bargain hunters beware: There's a new trend in cosmetic treatments, and it could be dangerous to your health. A Florida doctor recently came under fire after selling counterfeit Botox from China on a popular flash sale site known for its discounts on everything from massages to travel. The doctor was warned by the FDA to discontinue us...
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Cool Tool Alert: Sunbathing Calculator

Cool Tool Alert: Sunbathing Calculator
Be honest: Do you understand how your sunblock works? Or rather, do you understand the meaning of that telltale number on the bottle? Is SPF 15 really any better than SPF 50, and how can you tell the difference? Well, to answer your questions, sunblock works like this: Say you're pretty fair, and when you go outside, your skin starts to burn within...
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