What is a Mommy Makeover?

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Having children can be a rewarding experience. But while it fills your heart with love, having children can undeniably cause changes to your body - some of them permanent. Or so you may have though. Thankfully, there are ways you can 'bounce back' after pregnancy and get some much needed TLC. Working out and eating right are a great start, but what...
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More Men Seeking Facial Plastic Surgery

More Men Seeking Facial Plastic Surgery
There has been a steady incline in men seeking cosmetic procedures in recent years, and even more so in 2021, at least according to plastic surgeons in the United Kingdom. According to The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, a whopping one third of plastic surgeons saw an increase in male patients last year - many of them seeking fac...
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2020’s Most Popular Surgical Procedures Revealed

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 With 2020 officially over, new data about the year's most popular plastic surgery procedures has been released, and some of it may surprise you. Each year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons releases this data, showing which procedures increased and which declined during the previous calendar year. While 2020 was heavily impacted by the...
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Patients May Someday Be Able to Pay for Surgical Procedures With Cryptocurrency

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If you follow the news, you may have heard about digital or cryptocurrency a lot lately. Though this form of payment has been around for a few years, early investors are finally now reaping the benefits from their investments, and this is creating a wave of new millionaires and people with a little extra money to add to their savings. In fact, acco...
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Surgeon Stops Operating to Attend Court

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Imagine undergoing a plastic surgery procedure and your surgeon stops mid surgery to take a zoom call - to traffic court! Well, that's exactly what happened during a plastic surgery procedure in Sacramento, California earlier this year. It seems the surgeon had a Zoom traffic court appearance scheduled at the same time as a plastic surgery, and rat...
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Is International Board Certification Trustworthy?

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In recent years, many foreign countries (and even the United States) have had instances of plastic surgeries performed by unqualified or underqualified practitioners. This has caused serious injuries to patients and in some cases even death. As a result, doctors in the United States have strongly cautioned against travel plastic surgery as an alter...
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The Fox Eye Trend

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There's a new trend in town, and it's got women looking downright foxy! It's called the "fox eye" look, and it's a growing trend among women in Hollywood. The fox eye trend is where the eye's outer canthus (the eye's outer corner) is raised above the inner canthus (the eye's inner corner), and the eyebrow is raised, cultivating an almond-shaped eye...
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Ghost Surgeons Pose Serious Risk

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You've likely heard about medical tourism before. People traveling to foreign countries to undergo plastic surgery procedures for discounted costs. But there are many dangers associated with this type of procedure, namely that many foreign countries do not regulate plastic surgeons or plastic surgery like we do here in the United States. While it i...
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Plastic Surgery Trends for 2021

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There's no denying the past year has changed many things for us, including the face of facial plastic surgery. With more and more people focused on their appearance during webcam meetings, the face has taken center stage in many plastic surgeons' offices, but there are some new trends that have emerged since the beginning of the pandemic. Here's ho...
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Popular Cosmetic Procedures for Men

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The so-called "Zoom boom" in plastic surgery continues, with some surgeons reporting an increase in facial procedures both invasive and non-invasive since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. The theory is that as more people see themselves on-screen during zoom or other web-based meetings, they scrutinize their faces more closely, cau...
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Selecting the Right Surgeon

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 A Florida woman has been arrested for performing a botched rhinoplasty surgery on a male patient in the Sunshine State. The man underwent surgery with the alleged surgeon, only to need several revisions due to errors in the initial procedure. When he contacted the woman who performed the surgery to ask for her malpractice insurance informatio...
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How to Choose A Plastic Surgeon

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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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