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

Facial Cosmetic Surgery: Benefits of Having More Than One Procedure at the Same Time

Facial Cosmetic Surgery The Benefits of Having More Than One Procedure at the Same Time

Many of the patients that we see for facial cosmetic surgery opt to have more than one procedure done at once—and there are many benefits to taking that approach. We’ve noticed that when patients move forward with only part of their recommended treatment plan, they’re sometimes not fully satisfied. Dr. Clevens, our specialist in facial plastic ... Read More

Surgical vs. Liquid Rhinoplasty: Which Nose Job is Right for You?

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Perhaps you’ve always been self-conscious about the shape of your nose, but you’ve been unsure about pursuing cosmetic surgery. Or you might have functional issues that make it hard for you to breathe normally through your nose—a condition which is less than ideal. Whatever the reason, thousands of people have rhinoplasty, or a “nose job,” each ... Read More

The Who, What, and How to Prepare for Breast Implant Exchange Surgery

How to Prepare for Breast Implant Exchange Surgery_Dr Clevens

Breast implants have improved dramatically in quality. With procedures today offering better results than ever before, an increasing number of women are opting to have breast implant exchange surgery. If you’re one of them, it is to your benefit to come to your consultation prepared to ensure you can accurately answer your plastic surgeon's ... Read More

Paying for a Cosmetic Procedure: How to Compare Different Quotes

Paying for a Cosmetic Procedure How to Compare Quotes from Different Surgeons_Dr Clevens

Because a cosmetic procedure is often an out-of-pocket investment, it’s important to understand each quote you receive and what the differences are. Why is one plastic surgeon’s quote significantly higher than another surgeon’s? Of course, you have questions, and you should—you’re making a big investment in yourself! Read More

Fact or Fiction: Debunking 6 Common Myths of Plastic Surgery

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Living in a society with technology at your fingertips, you have the ability to constantly see people living their best lives and browse pictures of your younger or more fit self. These continuous reminders may have you wondering about different ways you can improve yourself. Or perhaps you know exactly what you want to change, but aren’t sure the ... Read More

Grooming and Styling After NeoGraft

For many people, it's not just having hair on the scalp that's important, it's their ability to style their hair in the way they like that matters. Hairstyles play a big role in people's identities. Try to think of Rachel from Friends without that haircut, Billy Idol without his platinum blond spikes, or Audrey Hepburn without the pixie cut. It's ... Read More

Cosmetic Vs. Plastic Surgery: What's the Difference?

When people discuss surgeries such as rhinoplasty, it's common for them to use the phrases "cosmetic surgery" and "plastic surgery" almost interchangeably. You can get away with calling a surgery such as rhinoplasty either a cosmetic procedure or a plastic surgery procedure. But, when it comes to picking out a surgeon to perform the surgery, it's ... Read More