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Apr

Tummy Tuck, Breast Augmentation, and Liposuction in One Surgery?

Published: April 23, 2014

Welcome to Mommy Makeover! While these procedures may not be the exact three performed for all women looking to reverse the effects of childbearing, these are amongst the top 3. Tummy tuck, breast augmentation and liposuction may be safely performed in a single surgery in an outpatient setting – for the right patient. Who qualifies? … Continue reading Tummy Tuck, Breast Augmentation, and Liposuction in One Surgery?

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23

Mar

How does fat transfer for breast augmentation work? Am I a candidate?

Published: March 23, 2014

Many women are interested in breast enhancement without implants. Fat transfer is the answer to this issue. Liposuction is performed in a body region like the abdomen, thigh or back. The fat from the liposuction is sterilely harvested and infused into the breast. Techniques have evolved to improve the quality of fat placed and optimize … Continue reading How does fat transfer for breast augmentation work? Am I a candidate?

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23

Feb

Noninvasive “Facelift”

Published: February 23, 2014

The wonderful thing about cosmetic plastic surgery today is that you don’t actually need to have surgery to get some incredible rejuvenating results! While surgery is typically the gold standard in providing long-lasting, impactful results, we can “cheat” a little with no scars and still get some nice improvement in wrinkles and sagging that make … Continue reading Noninvasive “Facelift”

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23

Jan

The Four Biggest Myths of Breast Augmentation De-Bunked

Published: January 23, 2014

Saline implants are safer than silicone In 1991 the FDA made silicone implants unavailable to women seeking cosmetic breast augmentation. This decision was fueled by the media and legal community making unsubstantiated claims that silicone implants were dangerously unhealthy, causing autoimmune diseases, cancer, and other major health concerns. This put the onus on plastic surgeons … Continue reading The Four Biggest Myths of Breast Augmentation De-Bunked

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23

Dec

Boomer men take the Botox plunge

Published: December 23, 2013

Elizabeth O’Brien’s Retire Well Last Update: 6:15 AM ET Oct 16, 2013 The pressure to look youthful at work is prompting more men to try cosmetic procedures, doctors and employment experts say. …Read the rest of the story

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23

Nov

Dip your toe in the pool with minimally invasive treatments!

Published: November 23, 2013

I see many men and women in their 20’s, 30’s, 40’s and 50’s who desire facial freshening without committing to surgery. Some might not frankly need a surgical procedure, particularly the 20/30-somethings. Some actually might benefit from a surgical procedure, but they don’t want it. For this large, heterogeneous group, minimally invasive treatments are a … Continue reading Dip your toe in the pool with minimally invasive treatments!

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23

Jun

Workplace Advancement

Published: June 23, 2013

With uncertain economic times and limited employment options, many struggle in the workplace to protect and optimize their job security. One approach is to present the best possible face one can, projecting an image of energy, enthusiasm, fitness and health. Physical characteristics subconsciously translate into perception of abilities. Some say perception is reality, and while … Continue reading Workplace Advancement

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23

May

Fat Transfer to Face, Breasts and/or Buttocks a “Win-Win”

Published: May 23, 2013

Fat transfer has become the most common topic discussed in our national plastic surgery meetings as of late. Fat transfer involves liposuction of a body region, purifying the fat harvested, and augmenting another site on the body with the fat. The most sought after regions for augmentation include the face, breast and buttock. Fat transfer … Continue reading Fat Transfer to Face, Breasts and/or Buttocks a “Win-Win”

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23

Apr

The “Angelina Jolie” Procedure

Published: April 23, 2013

“My Medical Choice” was written by Angelina Jolie and published by the New York Times on May 14, 2013. Thank goodness for Angelina’s interest in public health and education! In her essay, she publicly announced that she underwent preventive double mastectomy with immediate reconstruction because she is Breast Cancer Gene (BRCA1) positive. Her gene positivity … Continue reading The “Angelina Jolie” Procedure

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23

Mar

Dip your toe in the pool with minimally invasive treatments!

Published: March 23, 2013

I see many men and women in their 20’s, 30’s, 40’s and 50’s who desire a fresher appearance. While some, like the 20-somethings, do not merit a surgical procedure, individuals with manifestations of aging who would benefit from a surgical procedure might not be ready for this step. For both of these groups, minimally invasive … Continue reading Dip your toe in the pool with minimally invasive treatments!

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