microneedling

Combining Microneedling with PRP

What is PRP and why is it being used along with microneedling? When we are young we take many things for granted, especially the tone and elasticity of our skin that is provided by the body’s ample production of collagen. As we age, less and less of this important protein is produced, and the evidence…

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woman considering plastic surgery

Trends in Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

What are the cosmetic procedures that are most often being requested today? The popularity of cosmetic procedures has been steadily growing. This includes surgical procedures as well as those that are non-invasive. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has been documenting that growth along with a wide range of statistical information related to cosmetic…

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woman with acne scarring

Treatment for Acne Scarring

Can microneedling be used to remove or minimize the appearance of scars caused by acne? We may live in what seems to be an increasingly polarized world, but there are some things that we all agree on. A good example of that can be found in our growing-up years, which most would agree can be…

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breast augmentation

Is Breast Augmentation Right for You?

What questions should I ask before making the decision to have breast augmentation surgery? If you have been considering having breast augmentation surgery, you’re certainly not alone. More popular even than liposuction and rhinoplasty, surgery to increase breast size tops the list of most requested cosmetic surgery procedures. Just in the U.S., alone, there are…

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man with a deviated septum

Could a Deviated Septum Be Causing Weight Gain?

Is it possible to lose weight as a side benefit of having a septoplasty? Weight loss is a billion-dollar industry here in the U.S. Millions of Americans seemed to be locked into a never-ending struggle with issues related to body weight. Visit a Barnes and Noble book store and you will find multiple sections devoted…

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man receiving eye lift

Eye Lift Surgery for Men

Is eye lift surgery very common for men or is it only requested by women? Why do men have plastic surgery? Maybe that’s not a good question because it’s not specific enough. Men have always had plastic surgery to repair damage to the face. In fact, some of the most devastating injuries of the first…

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Woman receiving microneedling treatment

Microneedling: Don’t Let the Name Scare You

Is microneedling safe and does it really work? Names are important. They trigger mental images. They have power, even if we aren’t aware of it. In the first book of the popular Harry Potter series, Dumbledore tells young Harry, “Always use the proper name for things. Fear of a name increases fear of the thing…

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Woman getting laser hair removal.

Common Methods of Hair Removal Options

Is laser hair removal a better option than the other methods for removing body hair? Humans have been finding ways to remove body hair for as long as we have had even the most rudimentary form of recorded history. Cave drawings document our prehistoric ancestors using the tools of their time for shaving. These included…

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