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Facial Plastic Surgery Blog

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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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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