woman with a migraine

Botox Is FDA-Approved for Migraines

Is Botox a safe and effective treatment for migraines? If you have ever heard someone refer to a migraine as “just a bad headache”, you can be pretty confident that that person has never experienced a migraine. The pain associated with a migraine may center upon the head, but “ache” does not even come close…

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nose surgery

How to Prepare for Nose Surgery

What should I do and what can I expect before the actual surgery on my nose? Rhinoplasty, or nose surgery, is a big deal. This is true whether your goals are functional or aesthetic. Maybe you have made the decision based on the need to improve your breathing by having something done about your deviated…

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woman receiving cosmetic surgery

Facial Volume Restoration

Can the loss of volume in the face that comes with aging be restored with fat grafting? The subject of aging is one of those areas where we certainly have contradictory feelings: a true love and hate relationship. We all want to age or live for as long as possible, but we don’t want there…

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male plastic surgery

Top 10 Plastic Surgeries Requested by Men

What kinds of plastic and cosmetic procedures are the most popular for men? According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, plastic surgeries performed for men have increased close to 30 percent over the past decade. Women still account for the vast majority of procedures, by far, but thanks to selfies, social media and a…

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woman after mastectomy

Life After Breast Cancer

What questions should I ask about breast reconstruction surgery following a mastectomy? Worldwide, more than 2 million women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. In the U.S., 1 out of 8 women will struggle with this pervasive cancer some time during her lifetime. Just this year alone, it is expected to take the lives…

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woman with a browlift

Is a Browlift Right for You?

Are there benefits to getting a browlift other than the removal of some of the sagging skin over my eyes? I don’t know if men share the same experience, but I would bet that there aren’t very many women who have not been sitting quietly, minding their own business, when some total stranger comes up…

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hydrafacial

Why the HydraFacial Is So Popular

What is it about the HydraFacial that makes it different or better than more traditional facial treatments? Spa day! Who can’t get more than a little excited about spending a day at your favorite spa for a massage, manicure, pedicure, and facial? Of course, with social distancing, those days are more something to look forward…

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rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty: Choosing a Closed or Open Procedure

Which is better for a nose procedure, the closed method or the open method? Nose surgery, technically, rhinoplasty, but commonly referred to as a “nose job”, has become increasingly common, not only for women but also for men. The term procedure is also often used when discussing nose surgery, but, actually, this is not accurate….

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