For most women, their goal with breast augmentation is to achieve an enhanced breast size that looks and feels as natural as possible. Some women allow the fear of visible rippling to deter them from having breast augmentation because they think it’s an inevitable side effect. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Here … Continue reading Is Rippling Inevitable in Breast Implants?
Recently, there’s been a growing trend toward performing procedures such as face lifts and breast augmentations under local anesthesia combined with a sedative instead of using general anesthesia. Is this practice of ‘awake’ plastic surgery safe—or even a good idea? Why Use General Anesthesia It might sound crazy to think of having plastic surgery while … Continue reading Is ‘Awake’ Plastic Surgery a Good Idea?
Once you’ve decided to move forward with a tummy tuck procedure, you may be anxious to schedule your surgery to get your firmer, flatter midsection as soon as possible. However, the research you do before your surgery will directly affect your results. During a consultation with your prospective plastic surgeon, here are some questions you … Continue reading 4 Questions to Ask During Your Tummy Tuck Consultation
Nonsurgical, med spa treatments such as dermal fillers and BOTOX® have definitely gone mainstream and are incredibly popular because they’re effective and don’t require surgery or downtime. There’s no shortage of med spas and injectors offering these treatments, and companies such as Groupon® have made them very accessible and affordable. But should you be pickier … Continue reading Should You Pick a Plastic Surgeon for Your Med Spa Procedure?
While the world of plastic surgery offers many ways to address and improve almost any concern you might have with your face or body, maybe you’re one of the many people who isn’t ready or willing to commit to surgery or downtime to enhance your appearance. Luckily, there are many effective nonsurgical cosmetic procedures that … Continue reading Non-Surgical Combos for Even Better Results
Although this may sound like something out of Silence of the Lambs, a product that gives you a second skin is legitimately something you could be purchasing soon at cosmetic retailers. Scientists claim they have developed an elastic polymer that can be applied to the skin and, once dried, forms a film that reduces signs … Continue reading How Wearing a Second Skin Could Hide Your Wrinkles
TV, the internet and social media are chock-full of cautionary tales of people who’ve taken plastic surgery too far and gone to extremes to change the way they look. Every year, thousands of people use plastic surgery in a healthy way to enhance their appearance and improve self-confidence. Unfortunately, many go down the path of … Continue reading Is Plastic Surgery Addiction Really a Thing?
Abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, is a body contouring procedure that removes saggy, excess skin from the stomach, tightens the underlying abdominal wall and leaves behind a firmer, flatter midsection. A tummy tuck is most effective when performed on a good candidate, and meeting and maintaining a healthy weight before surgery is part of what determines … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Crash Diet before Your Tummy Tuck
We undeniably live in the digital age, and constant use of electronic devices is the norm for most people. There has been a lot of attention placed on how too much screen time is contributing to a rise in obesity, particularly with children, but could our obsession with technology cause premature aging too? How Texting … Continue reading Are Your Digital Devices Aging You Prematurely?
BOTOX® has become a household name, and millions of people have injections each year to diminish the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Women interested in BOTOX® often ask whether or not it’s safe to have injections when they’re pregnant or breastfeeding. Here’s a deeper look into how nursing and expectant moms should approach BOTOX® treatments. … Continue reading BOTOX® after Baby: How Soon Is Too Soon?