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How Do I Know If I Need a Breast Reduction

How Do I Know If I Need a Breast Reduction

Breast reduction surgery involves removal of skin, fat, and glandular tissue to make the breasts smaller and perkier. It has a very high patient satisfaction rate: 95% of patients would have the surgery again. You may be a good candidate for breast reduction if you...

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Do Fillers Hurt?

Do Fillers Hurt?

Dermal fillers are one of the most popular ways to look younger without surgery. One question I hear a lot is: do fillers hurt? Although there is a little discomfort, getting fillers injected is much less painful than you may think! Your comfort definitely comes from...

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7 Beauty Resolutions for 2020

7 Beauty Resolutions for 2020

The new year is a time for new beginnings. But when it comes to plastic surgery, regular maintenance and an occasional tweak do far more to keep you looking young than I can accomplish with surgery. With that in mind, here are seven beauty resolutions for the new year...

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Do Breast Implants Have to be Replaced?

Do Breast Implants Have to be Replaced?

The lifespan of a breast implant is a topic which should be on your mind if you are considering breast augmentation or breast reconstruction. You may be wondering: how long do breast implants last? How often do they need to be replaced? What happens to breast implants...

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Can You Have a Baby After a Tummy Tuck?

Can You Have a Baby After a Tummy Tuck?

Tummy tuck surgery was one of the top five most popular plastic surgery procedures performed in 2018, and the reason why is no wonder: who wouldn’t want a flatter, more toned looking abdomen? But, what happens if you have a baby after a tummy tuck? Can you even carry...

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How often should you replace breast implants?

How often should you replace breast implants?

Breast implants don't last forever. If you have breast implants, you will need to have them removed or replaced at some time in your life. But how often should you replace breast implants? Breast implants last an average 10 years. But they're not like the engine...

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Which brow lift is right for you?

Which brow lift is right for you?

What exactly is a brow lift anyway? The goal of a brow lift is, quite literally, to raise the eyebrows. Our foreheads start to drop as well age (thanks gravity!) This makes the eyebrows drop down, which can make the eyes look older. In women the eyebrow should be...

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Low self-esteem – causes and solutions

Low self-esteem – causes and solutions

As a plastic surgeon, low self-esteem is always on my radar. In a previous post I discussed how patients with low self-esteem are often unhappy with their surgical results. But if surgery doesn't help low self-esteem, what is the solution? What is self-esteem? Self...

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Types of breast implant – which is best?

Types of breast implant – which is best?

If you're considering breast augmentation, it's very important that you understand the different types of breast implant on the market.  Breast implants fall into two main categories: Silicone and Saline. Silicone Breast Implants Safety of silicone breast implants...

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Why would you have fat grafting to the face?

Why would you have fat grafting to the face?

Fat grafting takes fat from one area of the body and transfers it to another. Fat grafting is commonly done to the buttocks (known as a Brazilian butt lift) and to the breasts. The face is another common location to transfer fat to. But why would you have fat grafting...

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