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The Mini Face

Most plastic surgeons cannot agree on what a mini face lift is. For one plastic surgeon it may be a face lift done as an outpatient procedure while to another it may be a face lift done in that office. Others consider a mini face lift a short scar face lift or a thread lift. […]

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Swelling After Cosmetic Surgery

Swelling will always occur after cosmetic surgery. Swelling is a normal part of the healing process. It takes time and it will take at least six months to see the final result. It is tiresome but true; however sometimes your swelling could be abnormal, here are the ways you can tell. The three common causes […]

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Smelly Sweat Be-Gone!

The unpleasant smell of under arm sweat can be a huge annoyance. The odor comes from specialized sweat glands called Apocrine glands that lie deep under the skin, they can cause the kind of sweat that damages our cloths. It can get worse during the summer or when you engage in physical activities. When you […]

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MRSA Infection Before A Plastic Surgery Procedure

MRSA infections are now a common infection found in hospitals and nursing homes where they cause widespread infection and in the community where they show up as skin boils and abscesses usually from minor injuries during sports.  In elective cosmetic surgery, infections of any kind are possible but MRSA remains very rare. The emergence of […]

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Pectoral Muscle Implants

Pectoral Implants Pectoral implants are soft solid silicone implants. The pectoralis major muscles, the main chest muscles, do not always respond to exercise, even if a man is strong and exercises strenuously. Implants are a way to create the bulky muscle look that exercise will not. Occasionally the issue is a complete lack of development […]

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Arnica For Healing From Plastic Surgery

  Many of my patients want to take arnica to increase their healing and reduce their bruising. I don’t object to this but I don’t recommend it. Here’s why. In the past, surgeons didn’t have cautery, tumescent fluid and other ways to reduce bruising but techniques have improved a lot. Bruising is less common than […]

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The Flank Lift

What is a flank lift? A flank lift is a surgical procedure that involves surgery and liposuction. The liposuction sculpts and the surgery tightens the roll of fat and tissue that can form on the lower body, going around to the back. This roll can make visible bulges in clothes and make your waist look […]

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Best Anesthesia For Labiaplasty

Labiaplasty is the removing and reshaping of enlarged tissue around the vagina. It is an increasingly common plastic surgery operation. A major consideration for labiaplasty is what kind of anesthesia do you need to make you comfortable during the surgery. The surgery requires injections into the labial tissues to help reduce bleeding and to numb […]

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The 3 Different Types of Lip Lifts

The Bull Horn Lip Lift The goal of the bull horn lip lift is to give you a shorter, more youthful upper lip with more red lip showing and more teeth showing when you smile. It is done if the distance between your nose and upper lip is too long. This is usually from aging […]

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Best Treatments For Crows Feet

Crows feet are a sign of aging that most people do not like. Crows feet are caused by repeated muscle movement when smiling and sun damage to the skin-making it more fragile and thin. Botox is the most popular treatment for crows feet. It can take up to 20 units to treat the area and […]

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