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Do You Need a Breast Lift with Breast Augmentation?

Do You Need a Breast Lift with Breast Augmentation?

by Shearly (SU)
There are many reasons you may consider cosmetic surgery for your breasts. The size and shape of your breasts can change greatly as you age, gain or lose weight, or after pregnancy and breastfeeding. Breasts that are firm, full, and perky can be a huge boost to your self-image and help you look and feel fantastic. Find out if a breast lift with breast augmentation is right for you.

A Guide to Skin Cancer Reconstruction

A Guide to Skin Cancer Reconstruction

by Shearly (SU)
One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and 40-50% of Americans who live to 65 years or older will experience basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma at least once. While these numbers may seem staggering, the numbers just don’t lie. That’s why it is so important to know how to prevent skin cancer, what to look for, and what is involved in treatment, including cancer removal and skin cancer reconstruction.

Let’s Talk about Botox: What is it and Should You Consider it?

Let’s Talk about Botox: What is it and Should You Consider it?

by Shearly (SU)
Everyone’s heard of Botox, but few actually know what it is and who it can benefit. Botox is technically an injectable drug derived from a toxin; in small applications, it treats conditions by paralyzing muscles and nerves. While this may sound scary, if applied correctly by a knowledgeable doctor or plastic surgeon, Botox is very safe with the most common side effects being pain or bruising in the injection site. But, what can Botox treat?

Common Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Procedures for Dads

Common Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Procedures for Dads

by Shearly (SU)
More and more men are opting for procedures that were once almost exclusive to female patients. This is especially true for men in the workplace, where older males may be competing with younger men for employment or promotion. In honor of Father’s Day, we are proud to present some helpful material about the most common plastic or cosmetic surgery procedures for dads.

Plastic Surgery Procedures You Didn't Know Existed

Plastic Surgery Procedures You Didn't Know Existed

by Stephanie Meadows
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reported in its annual plastic surgery procedural statistics, that 15.6 million cosmetic procedures, including both minimally-invasive and surgical, were performed in the United States in 2014.

Popular Male Plastic Surgery Procedures

Popular Male Plastic Surgery Procedures

by Stephanie Meadows
We live in a culture where youth and beauty are prized, even for men. In other words, plastic surgery is not only for women. Over the years, there's been a huge boom is men's aesthetic surgery. Some experts say that men result to cosmetic surgery due to possibly feeling pressure from the media and society’s intense value on beauty, which is something that women have endured for years.

How Your Plastic Surgeon can Treat Your Skin Cancer Scars

How Your Plastic Surgeon can Treat Your Skin Cancer Scars

by Stephanie Meadows
Your skin does many beneficial things, such as, cover your internal organs, protect us from injury and germs, helps control body temperature, protects from dangerous ultraviolet (UV) rays, and helps your body make vitamin D, which comes from exposure to the sun.

The Importance of Visiting a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

The Importance of Visiting a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

by Stephanie Meadows
As the cosmetic surgery industry is booming, people in the United States are spending billions of dollars a year on procedures. Whether they're going under the knife, or visiting the doctor's office for a quick facial injection, within today’s fast-paced world and constant evolving technology, results can be achieved at the drop of a hat. That can be risky and dangerous if research is not done properly.

Oral Surgeon: More than Wisdom Tooth Removal

Oral Surgeon: More than Wisdom Tooth Removal

by Stephanie Meadows
By the age of eighteen, the average adult has 32 teeth; 16 teeth on the top and 16 teeth on the bottom. Each tooth in the mouth has a specific name and function, playing an integral role in chewing, digestion, and speech. For instance, the teeth in the front of the mouth (incisors, canine and bicuspid) are ideal for grasping and biting food into smaller pieces. The back teeth, or molars, are used to grind food up into a consistency suitable for swallowing. In actuality, the average mouth is made to hold only 28 teeth. It can be painful when 32 teeth try to fit in a mouth that holds only 28 teeth, often depending on the size and shape of an individuals jaw.

Hair Transplant for Women: Menopausal Side Effects

Hair Transplant for Women: Menopausal Side Effects

by Shearly (SU)
For many women, our hair is something we control; we cut it, style it and choose how to wear it. It is an expression of ourselves, our personality, femininity, sexuality, and individual sense of style. Hair loss is a condition traditionally associated with men. However, many women experience it as well, particularly during times of hormonal imbalance, such as menopause.