Category Archives: Plastic Surgery

Who Has the Most Plastic Surgeons?

OK, here’s a test question for you. Which U.S. cities do you think have the most plastic surgeons per 100,000 residents? Maybe Dallas, L.A., New York, Phoenix. And how about little old Las Vegas? We could be right up there, eh? Of that list you made, what if you only had one in the top […]

  • Posted on: Mar 31 2016
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Weighing the Pros and Cons of Gummy Bear Implants

In February 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of Natrelle 410 Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone Gel-Filled Breast Implants, also known as “gummy bear breast implants,” in breast enhancement surgeries. The gummy bear moniker came from similarities in the consistency of gummy bears and the thick silicone gel filling of the […]

  • Posted on: Nov 10 2015
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2014 — The Year of Over 20 Million Cosmetic Procedures

Last year turned out to be another banner year for the ever-expanding aesthetic world. In fact, if you want some perspective, imagine every person in Australia “having something done”. That’s right, over 20 million procedures were performed according to the 2014 statistics put out earlier this summer by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS). […]

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2015
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Seven Plastic Surgery Myths Debunked

There are myths. There are urban legends. There are mistaken rumors. Whatever you call them, they’re false. Plastic surgery has its own fair share. Even the term “plastic” in plastic surgery is misunderstood. People think plastic is meant to be fake, akin to the material plastic. But in reality, the word plastic in plastic surgery comes […]

  • Posted on: Sep 23 2015
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How Long Does It Take to Be Bikini-Ready After a Tummy Tuck?

A tummy tuck, medically known as abdominoplasty, is one of the most popular body-contouring procedures in the country today. Why is it so popular? A tummy tuck provides a solution to what many women, particularly those who have had children, are having a difficult time dealing with — loose abdominal skin, weakened abdominal muscles, and […]

  • Posted on: Aug 20 2015
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What to Look For in a Plastic Surgeon

Whether it’s a facelift, tummy tuck or breast augmentation, surgery by an experienced plastic surgeon will help achieve your desired outcome — a youthful, refreshed, or slimmer look! The skills, experience, and aesthetic sensibility of your surgeon all play a crucial role in achieving the most beautiful and natural-looking results with plastic surgery. When looking for a plastic surgeon, the […]

  • Posted on: Aug 11 2015
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Scarring After Surgery

As with any surgery, scarring is inevitable following plastic surgery. The extent of scarring varies from one patient to another and is influenced by several factors: the person’s general health, age, skin elasticity, and surgical technique. It is the job of a plastic surgeon to minimize the scarring as much as possible through skilled incision […]

  • Posted on: Jul 24 2015
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Time Asks If, or When, You’ll Get Some Work Done

If you’re over 40 years old, you may have heard your Mom and her friends maybe whispering about another woman who they thought “had some work done.” It was scandalous. Shameful. Psychologists said those people were depressed and “suffered from clinically low self-esteem.” If you’re under 40, particularly in your early 20s, you’re probably wondering, […]

  • Posted on: Jul 8 2015
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Three Cosmetic Solutions to Consider If You Feel Bad About Your Neck

In 2006, American journalist and bestselling author Nora Ephron talked about her (and the majority of American women’s) neck aging woes in her book I Feel Bad About My Neck. Ephron lamented the lack of treatments or surgery that really work in reducing the appearance of neck aging issues such as skin laxity, excess fat, […]

  • Posted on: Mar 30 2015
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Realistic Expectations in Rhinoplasty

There are a variety of reasons why men and women consider rhinoplasty — the nose may be too large, too small, too projected, or too broad. Others find that the base is bulbous, too wide, or droops when they smile. Whatever the reasons behind it, the ultimate goal of rhinoplasty is to make the nose […]

  • Posted on: Nov 25 2014
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