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Liquid Facelift

Want to get rid of those wrinkles around your eyes, but afraid of surgery? Don’t have a lot of time to recuperate but hate those deep lines around your mouth? Never had any cosmetic surgery and just want to get your feet wet? A Liquid Facelift may be right for you. There are several reasons […]

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Belly Basics: Liposuction vs. Tummy Tuck

Belly Basics. Liposuction versus Tummy Tuck You want a nicer belly, but, which is right for you; liposuction or an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)? It all depends on the quality of your tissues, specifically the skin and muscles. If you have tight, well positioned muscles and smooth stretch-mark free skin, liposuction is for you. On the […]

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Medical Tourism; Where can I get cheap, safe plastic surgery?

Medical Tourism; Where should I go to get cheap, safe Plastic Surgery?   Most people who leave the USA for cosmetic surgery do it to save money. Many of these foreign facilities are accredited by US agencies, and many of their doctors are trained in the US. Of course there are still safety issues like […]

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Safety in Plastic Surgery 2 – the right place

Safety in Plastic Surgery 2- the right place Where you have cosmetic surgery is just as important as the surgeon you choose to do the job.  A great surgeon can do nothing without the right environment and support staff. That’s why the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (http://www.plasticsurgery.org/) demands that all member plastic surgeons perform […]

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Skin Cancer on My Face? I Want Moh’s, Or Do I?

 You’ve just found out you have Basal Cell or Squamous Cell skin cancer on your face. You want it gone yesterday. You want no recurrence.  You want as small a scar as possible.  Right?  So what do you do? Treatment options are confusing:  Surgery? Radiation and/or chemotherapy?  Surgery still has the best cure rates and […]

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Safety In Plastic Surgery: Board Certification

All “Plastic Surgeons” Are Not Created Equal You’re finally ready to take the plunge and have cosmetic surgery. You want it done as safely as possible, with the best possible results. This series of blogs addresses safety in Cosmetic surgery. Today we’ll discuss Board Certification. Would you go to a dentist for a facelift?  Or […]

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Tattoo Removal Made Easy

Tattoo in Haste, Repent at Leisure:  Not so True Anymore Tattoo art gets more popular every day.  So does the use of lasers and other technology to remove or lighten the ink. People decide to remove tattoos for many reasons. Perhaps the most common is “tattoo regret.”  A lifestyle change, a new job or a […]

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Painless Tummy Tuck?

Painless Tummy Tuck?   I have several core beliefs about cosmetic surgery. First, and most important, it must be safe. To protect patients from the risks inherent in hospital stays, I also think all cosmetic surgery should be performed on an outpatient basis. A safe outpatient abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, must be as painless as […]

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Addicted to Tanning? You Bet!

By now most us know that tanning beds are bad. They can give us wrinkles and leathery skin and make us look a lot older than we really are. They can even cause cancer. But did you know tanning beds could turn you into an addict? Seventy percent of frequent tanners respond positively to an […]

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