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Careful Planning Of Facial Surgery Scars

Posted May, 05/10/2017 - 02:59 PM

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Scars from facial aesthetic surgery should be a main concern when choosing a facial plastic surgeon to perform your procedure. Every surgeon has his or her own style and method, and the placement and quality of the scar will be related to the procedure itself. There are many things that plastic surgeons will take into […]

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Is ultrasound rhinoplasty really a thing?

Posted April, 04/21/2017 - 12:00 AM

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Surgical rhinoplasty remains the gold standard for nose reshaping, but it’s not the only option. For example, the ultrasound rhinoplasty technique claims to employ sound waves to remove nasal humps and bumps without surgery, and without damaging the surrounding tissue, membranes or blood vessels. This can mean less bruising, bleeding and swelling, plus a shorter […]

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Facing the Facts About Facelift Longevity

Posted April, 04/13/2017 - 05:38 PM

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Many things happen to our face as we age: skin changes such as wrinkles and brown spots; dynamic lines from overactive muscles; loss of volume (hollow cheeks and temples); the loss of elasticity and, of course, the downward pull of gravity. While noninvasive procedures can address one or two of these concerns, and a combination […]

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Meet The New Fillers On The Block

Posted March, 03/30/2017 - 05:05 PM

New soft tissue fillers are being approved at a rapid pace, and for each new entry, there are likely three more fillers in the pipeline waiting for the US Food and Drug Administration’s coveted nod. Most of the newbies are hyaluronic acid-based (HA) fillers. HA, also a popular skin care ingredient, is found naturally in […]

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Are The Use Of Filler Injections In Rhinoplasty Procedures Safe?

Posted March, 03/21/2017 - 03:25 PM

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There’s been a good deal of buzz about non-surgical nose-reshaping (rhinoplasty) or filler rhinoplasty recently. During these procedures, a facial plastic surgeon like Sam Rizk, MD, uses fillers, typically hyaluronic-acid based injectables, to reshape the nose — without surgery. The results of filler rhinoplasty do not come close to the dramatic reshaping that can be […]

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The Rise of Facial Plastic Surgery among Senior Citizens

Posted February, 02/21/2017 - 10:23 PM

Is an elder in your life looking inexplicably younger? If so, you may be on to something. According to recent statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), some 143,000 Americans ages 65 and older had plastic surgery in the last year. Most patients from this group were 65 to 75 years old […]

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The Red Flags of a Bad Surgery

Posted February, 02/03/2017 - 02:51 PM

It may be tempting to cut corners, but it’s usually a bad idea, right? One area you should never succumb to this temptation is facial plastic surgery, as the consequences can be dire. Just ask Shauna, a recent guest on the popular cosmetic surgery reality show Botched. To save money she decided to have surgery […]

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Plastic Cities: Where Plastic Surgery is King

Posted January, 01/23/2017 - 02:19 PM

Plastic surgery is a booming business in the USA. Each year, more women and men across the nation turn to cosmetic surgeons to help them improve their appearance and boost their self-esteem. Inevitably, plastic surgery centers are concentrated in large metropolitan areas and on the two coasts, but this doesn’t mean that surgery isn’t available […]

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The Rising Popularity of Eyelid Surgery

Posted January, 01/18/2017 - 02:21 PM

In recent years, more and more people have been choosing to have eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), or “eye lift,” as the procedure is commonly called. Recent findings from the Global Survey of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) highlight this trend, with eyelid surgery ranking No. 3 among all surgical procedures worldwide, at 13.1%. […]

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Heidi Montag Speaks Out About Her Plastic Surgery

Posted January, 01/04/2017 - 08:24 PM

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Heidi Blair Pratt, more commonly known by her maiden name, Heidi Montag, first became famous for her role on the MTV reality series The Hills. But let’s face it: What we all really remember her for was her astonishing and ill-advised decision, back in 2009, to have 10 cosmetic procedures in one day, including breast […]

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