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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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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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Cuts, Scrapes and Scars

Posted October, 10/10/2017 - 02:33 PM

When Should You Call a Facial Plastic Surgeon for Your Child? Your son or daughter falls head on into the coffee table and ends up with gash under the eye or perhaps he falls flat on his face in the park, smashing his nose and slicing his lip open, or maybe she sustains a traumatic […]

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Demystifying Scar Prevention

Posted July, 07/12/2017 - 07:48 PM

Facial plastic surgery procedures involve some incisions (albeit small ones that can usually be hidden in the skin’s natural folds). Incisions provide the surgeon with access to the skin, soft tissue, muscles, and fat that must be pulled, removed or re-placed during your procedure. All incisions will take time to heal, and scars are part […]

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Manning Up: Growing numbers of men are opting for facial plastic surgery

Posted June, 06/22/2017 - 07:54 PM

The increase in men undergoing facial plastic surgery has been referred to as the menassaiance by some doctors in the know. While women are still much more likely to consider nips and tucks, men are slowly and surely catching up. The reasons are manifold (pun intended). For some, facial rejuvenation –whether Botox, Dysport or Xeomin […]

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New Study Highlights the Importance of Helmets for Motorcyclists

Posted June, 06/07/2017 - 07:09 PM

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Recently 19 states and the District of Columbia all have laws requiring that motorcyclists wear helmets, while laws requiring only some motorcyclists to wear a helmet are in place in 28 states and there are no motorcycle helmet use laws in three states. Many argue that helmets save lives and heads, but others contend that […]

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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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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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