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HOW YOUNG IS TOO YOUNG FOR NOSE RESHAPING SURGERY?

Posted April, 04/18/2018 - 07:02 PM

Rhinoplasty or nose-reshaping surgery can benefit self-esteem and even improve a person’s ability to breathe, but such benefits are most dramatic when the procedure is matched to the right person. Age is often a key factor in this decision. There is no one-size fits all answer on how young is too young for rhinoplasty, and […]

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EXPOSED: THE DANGERS OF COSMETIC SURGERY TOURISM

Posted April, 04/18/2018 - 05:56 PM

Lured by promises of cheaper prices and amazing results, thousands of people leave the US to undergo cosmetic surgery each year. They may head to Dominican Republic, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina, El Salvador, China, Syria and Turkey for a virtual laundry list of surgical procedures. And while such cosmetic surgery tourism may seem attractive […]

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SCAR PREVENTION 101

Posted March, 03/27/2018 - 03:22 PM

Surgery involves incisions, and incisions mean scars. There really isn’t any sugarcoating these facts. Another fact: Everyone scars differently. Some of us develop much more noticeable red, raised scars. While this may not be a big deal on some parts of the body, scars that appear on the face or neck can be difficult to […]

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BOTOX FOR SCARS? NEW RESEARCH SUGGESTS THE TOXIN MAY HELP IMPROVE THE APPEARANCE OF SURGICAL SCARS

Posted March, 03/22/2018 - 06:53 AM

New research suggests that we can add surgical scar improvement to the long list of conditions that Botox can help improve. We know the wonder toxin can erase wrinkles. It also improves chronic migraine headache, puts the brakes twitching eyelids, stops extreme sweating, corrects crossed eyes, and may also have a role in treating depression […]

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NEW SKIN CANCER GUIDELINES WILL SAVE LIVES

Posted February, 02/13/2018 - 06:37 PM

Nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC)- basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma –is the most common types of skin cancer. More than three million Americans will develop one of these skin cancers every year, and rates are alarmingly on the rise. The overall incidence of basal cell carcinoma increased by 145 percent and the overall incidence […]

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CAN FACIAL YOGA MAKE YOU LOOK YOUNGER?

Posted January, 01/26/2018 - 05:57 PM

A facial exercise regimen may help turn back the hands of time. New research shows that women who performed 30-minute daily or alternate-day facial exercises for 20 weeks looked an average of three years younger. When the face ages, the skin loses elasticity and the fat pads between the muscle and skin grow thinner. As […]

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GLOBAL FACIAL REJUVENATION

Posted December, 12/07/2017 - 03:17 PM

Picture a glossy, plump mouth – and then, a slow smile. Instead of revealing the pearly whites you were expecting, the smile gives way to discolored, cracked and uneven teeth. You gasp and quickly look away. An unhealthy smile can mar even the most beautiful facial plastic surgery results. This is why cosmetic dentistry and […]

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People magazine’s “Most Beautiful” List Captures Changing Beauty Standards

Posted December, 12/01/2017 - 09:51 PM

Times they are a-changin’ and so are our ideas about beauty and what – or who – is the most beautiful. How do we know? People magazine, of course. Each year, People Magazine curates a World’s Most Beautiful list, and researchers from Boston University School of Medicine took a look back to see if they […]

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New Nod for Botox for Forehead Lines

Posted November, 11/30/2017 - 03:48 PM

And then there were three. Approved uses for Botox Cosmetic, that is. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) greenlighted Botox Cosmetic for the temporary improvement of moderate to severe forehead lines in early October 2017. It is already approved for moderate to severe crow’s feet and moderate to severe frown lines in adults, among […]

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Patient Story: Rhinoplasty with Dr. Sam Rizk

Posted November, 11/02/2017 - 06:59 PM

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