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What is a Thigh Lift?

What is a Thigh Lift?

by Stephanie Meadows
Losing a significant amount of weight can be an accomplishment to be proud of, as well as giving yourself the gift of a healthier body. Becoming healthy and being proud of the skin you are in, can help your confidence and self-esteem soar. Unfortunately, for many people, that excitement and that moment when they step on the scale and see their goal weight can be short lived. Instead of seeing all the amazing progress they have made, when they look in the mirror all they can see is the excess skin that has been left behind.

Plastic Surgery: Beyond Cosmetic Benefits and Physical Appearance

Plastic Surgery: Beyond Cosmetic Benefits and Physical Appearance

by Stephanie Meadows
Many men and women consider plastic surgery procedures for many reasons other than appearance alone. The reasons that people have for undergoing plastic surgery are often varied and personal. There are several benefits that individuals share when they opt for cosmetic surgery, regardless of what their reasons for undergoing the procedure may be. The question is, what motivates people to get plastic surgery?

Craniofacial Surgeons vs. Plastic Surgeon

Craniofacial Surgeons vs. Plastic Surgeon

by Stephanie Meadows
Unlike other medical procedures (like hip or knee surgery), plastic surgery can be one of the most misunderstood surgical procedures in the healthcare industry. While it is true that many people undergo plastic surgery for purely cosmetic and aesthetic reasons, popular culture and general misconceptions tend to use the terms plastic and cosmetic surgery interchangeably. There are a variety of sub-specialties that revolve around cosmetic, plastic, and reconstructive surgery. All of them focus on a specific outcome for the patient, but can often be integrated with each other to provide the best outcome for the patient.

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.

Plastic Surgery With A Fort Lauderdale View

Plastic Surgery With A Fort Lauderdale View

by Rismary Cabrera
There is a reason why Florida is called the Sunshine Sate. People come here to escape the cold and vacation on the beautiful beaches and enjoy all the fun activities and relaxation that the cities of South Florida have to offer. Fort Lauderdale is a city on Florida's southeastern coast, known for its beaches, arts, culture, events, and boating canals. From shopping on Las Olas Boulevard, to gondola rides on the canals, to a historic riverfront, Fort Lauderdale is a major tourist destination, with much to see. Just two miles north of Port Everglades, you can experience a landscaped beachfront promenade, with its signature white wave wall and brick paved path.

Is a Botched Cosmetic Surgery Fixable?

Is a Botched Cosmetic Surgery Fixable?

by Rismary Cabrera
The cosmetic surgery is booming, as people in the United States are spending billions of dollars a year on cosmetic procedures. Whether they're going under the knife for a little nip and tuck or visiting the doctor's office for a quick facial injection, with today’s fast-paced world and constantly evolving technology, results can be achieved at the drop of a hat.

Getting Your Beach Body Ready

Getting Your Beach Body Ready

by Stephanie Meadows
It always seems like summertime in Florida, except for those occasional cold fronts that come here and there. Bathing suits, tank tops, sundresses, it's hard to hide under layers of clothing this time of year. But don't panic if you aren't ready to share your shape with the world just yet. You still have time to get your body in swimsuit shape. Everyone wants to be bikini ready, and show off their best “ass”-sets. With today’s ever evolving technology, there are plastic surgery procedures that can get you that beach bod that you have always wanted.

Things Your Plastic Surgeon Would Like You to Know

Things Your Plastic Surgeon Would Like You to Know

by Stephanie Meadows
The cosmetic surgery industry is booming, with new innovations that lead to safer procedures and faster recovery times. People in the United States spend billions of dollars a year on cosmetic procedures, from breast augmentation, face lifts and liposuction to butt implants, Botox injections and more. Getting plastic surgery can be amazing and life-changing, but only if you do it in the right way. Here is a guide of things your plastic surgeon would like their patients to know.

More on the Virgin Islands

by ih-est admin
Photos of Dr. Eric Stelnicki, M.D. at the St. Thomas, Virgin Islands clinic location.

Breast Reduction Surgery

by ih-est admin
Breast Reduction (also known as Reduction Mammoplasty) is surgery to reduce the size and reshape your breasts in the result to proportioning them to your body. Moreover, to diminish the physical and emotional discomfort, and improving your appearance.