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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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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