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What is Vaginoplasty?

What is Vaginoplasty?

by Yenny (SU)
Vaginoplasty (also known as posterior colporrhaphy) is a plastic surgery procedure done to tighten, repair, or even reconstruct the vagina. This is an invasive surgical procedure that involves tightening the skin inside the vagina.

Mommy Makeover – A new look for the summer

Mommy Makeover – A new look for the summer

by Yenny (SU)
Summer is no time to hide your body and live with an appearance that you want to change. A “mommy makeover” can change the way you feel about yourself, give you the confidence to enjoy the season, and show it off! So what is a mommy makeover?

Botox®: It’s Not Just for Wrinkles!

Botox®: It’s Not Just for Wrinkles!

by Yenny (SU)
Known as Botox® to the 6 million patients nationwide who benefit from it each year, botulinum toxin is a surprisingly versatile injectable. Produced by the bacterium clostridium botulinum, the drug was originally developed to treat eye spasms and crossed-eyes – but burst onto the beauty scene in the early 2000s when doctors discovered it could “paralyze” facial muscles, resulting in a temporary improvement in the appearance of facial wrinkles.

The History of Laser Hair Removal

The History of Laser Hair Removal

by Yenny (SU)
Laser was used as an acronym before it became a household word. Lasers – Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation – were invented in the 1960s. But the extremely concentrated light from lasers was initially difficult to harness into a strength that could be safely used on skin. Today, lasers are used for everything from weapons to precision surgical procedures in the operating room. Fortunately for all of us with unwanted body hair, the application of lasers for hair removal was first explored more than 40 years ago.

Keeping the weight off after weight loss procedure

Keeping the weight off after weight loss procedure

by Yenny (SU)
Obesity comes with many health risks that can be reduced or eliminated through weight loss. Bariatric surgery has helped many people who were obese to lose weight and improve their health. Among the benefits of weight loss surgery are reduction or elimination of symptoms and severity of type 2 diabetes, a healthier heart and arteries, joint pain relief, resolution of sleep apnea and obstructed breathing and a higher level of self esteem.

How to prevent sun spots and how to treat it

How to prevent sun spots and how to treat it

by Yenny (SU)
Sun spots on your skin are sometimes called age spots, liver spots, or solar lentigo. These discolorations appear as a flat, brown area that resembles a freckle, but larger, and are caused by exposure to the sun. These spots usually appear on the areas of your body most often exposed to the sun: the face, backs of the hands, chest, and forearms.

Plastic Surgery for Skull Malformations

Plastic Surgery for Skull Malformations

by Yenny (SU)
Craniofacial surgery is a surgical sub-specialty of plastic surgery that addresses both hereditary and acquired deformities of the neck, face, skull, and jaw – as well as the soft tissues that surround these regions. According to the American Society of Craniofacial Surgeons, some of the first procedures in this field were introduced by Dr. Paul Tessier, a French surgeon who spread word about cutting-edge techniques for treating unusual birth defects.

Can a Mommy Makeover Bring my Pre-Baby Body Back?

Can a Mommy Makeover Bring my Pre-Baby Body Back?

by Yenny (SU)
Being a mother truly is a life-changing experience, and every moment should be cherished. But it’s also important to invest in your own well-being. And if that means getting your pre-baby body back, there are ways to do that without taking a toll on quality time with your baby.

Melasma and pregnancy: what's the link?

Melasma and pregnancy: what's the link?

by Yenny (SU)
Melasma is a skin condition where dark brown patches appear in areas of the skin that are exposed to sunlight. It is almost always located on the face. Melasma is sometimes called the “mask of pregnancy” because it is a common condition for women to develop during pregnancy. Up to 70% of pregnant women may develop melasma. Although melasma makes your skin look different than it was before, it is not dangerous to your health and is not painful in any way.

Kybella: Getting Rid of Double Chin Without Surgery

Kybella: Getting Rid of Double Chin Without Surgery

by Yenny (SU)
Submental fullness – better known to most as the dreaded “double chin” – can be caused by a number of factors including weight gain, loss of skin elasticity, age, diet, genetics, and even sub-par posture. Those carrying extra fat around the chin may feel self-conscious, embarrassed, or simply feel like they don’t look like their best self.