Understanding Your Options When Paying for Plastic Surgery

Paying for plastic surgery

If you’re considering having cosmetic plastic surgery, there’s a good chance you’re excited about achieving your goals and also wondering how you’ll cover the cost. Contrary to a common misconception, plastic surgery is not just for the rich and famous, but rather something many people can afford. A study by the Aesthetic Surgery Journal found ... Read More

Breast Augmentation 101: Determining the Implant Shape & Type For You

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From silicone to saline and teardrop to round, there are many factors that play into the aesthetic outcome of a breast augmentation. If you’re considering having a breast augmentation procedure done, you’re probably curious about the different types of implants that are available to you. Selecting which implant type, shape, and size you want is an ... Read More

How Different Skin Types Affect the Aging Process

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Your ethnicity and your skin’s type, color, and texture all play a part in how you age and what issues you may encounter down the road. Understanding the unique benefits and challenges associated with your skin type will help you prepare for what’s to come and take the right preventive measures to slow fine lines, wrinkles, loose skin and other ... Read More

7 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon During a Plastic Surgery Consultation

7 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon During a Plastic Surgery Consultation

When you’re considering plastic surgery, a consultation is an important step in your journey. It is an opportunity to learn important details about the procedure and to begin building a rapport with your surgeon. It’s also the ideal time to ask any questions you have about the process, procedure, and recovery. Questions on these topics are ... Read More

How a Lip Lift Can Counteract Aging Lips

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    You have probably heard the phrase “turn that frown upside down.” As you mature, you may start noticing that you seem to be frowning more and more just because of the natural shape of your lips is changing. Lips fold in, turn down at the corners of the mouth, and become less full. The pink outline of your lips slowly diminishes over time. ... Read More

Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction: The Skinny Between These Two Procedures

Tummy Tuck vs Liposuction The Skinny Between These Two Procedures

If it seems like nothing is working to improve the extra cushion in your midsection despite your best efforts, you might find yourself researching popular cosmetic surgical procedures such as tummy tucks or liposuction to address your concerns. Both of these options are highly effective, but they target different areas and ultimately provide ... Read More

Finding a Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon: What's the Difference Between a Generalist and a Specialist?

Finding a Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon What is the Difference Between a Generalist and a Specialist

When you’re considering cosmetic surgery—specifically, when you’re trying to select the right cosmetic plastic surgeon to perform your procedure—it’s critical to know the difference between a generalist and a specialist. By choosing a plastic surgeon with extensive experience in your area of interest, you can move forward with complete confidence ... Read More

Arm Lift Procedures: Considerations, Expectations, and Recovery

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If you have a hard time with sagging skin along your upper arms, you’re definitely not alone. Throughout the aging process, natural occurrences such as weight changes and the force of gravity have an impact on the body, creating this common concern. Many people opt to have an arm lift to remove both sagging skin and fat and restore the toned, ... Read More

Customizing Your Mommy Makeover: What Procedures to Consider

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Although there’s no doubt that becoming a mother can be one of the greatest joys in life for many women, pregnancy can be a different story. Pregnancy is hard on a woman’s body as the muscles and skin tissue expand to accommodate the baby—particularly in areas such as the abdomen, breasts, and hips. A “Mommy Makeover” is a great solution for women ... Read More

Fighting Hair Loss: Who Makes a Good Candidate for NeoGraft

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Millions of people, both men and women alike, struggle with hair loss as they age. As a result, many seek out hair transplant treatments to help restore and replenish lost hair; however, traditional hair transplant techniques, such as the “strip method,” have a high potential for scarring, are infamous for long recovery periods, and can even cause ... Read More