Smart Beauty Guide News



  • Beyond Looking Good

    Plastic surgery, when performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon, not only enhances one's appearance but also can have added health benefits. 

  • How to Find the Right Plastic Surgeon

    Undergoing plastic surgery is an important decision that requires careful consideration. Finding the right surgeon is an important first step toward a successful outcome. 

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  • Five Ways to Put Nervous Patients at Ease Prior to Surgery

    Dr. Daniel C. Mills shares ways he puts his patients at ease as they prep for surgery. “I would think almost every patient is a bit nervous when they first come in because this is not something they do every day,” notes Dr. Mills. 

  • Hot New Tech in Vaginal Rejuvenation

    The hot new devices in vaginal rejuvenation are ThermiVa and Diva, notes Texas-based plastic surgeon, Dr. Jennifer Walden. 

    “ThermiVa uses radio frequency for external tightening of the labia or the lips. It also tightens the vaginal walls with an internal probe. Women love it!” she exclaims.
    The ThermiVa helps increase lubrication, tighten the vaginal walls, reduce incontinence and improve orgasms. 

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  • 2016 Facelifts Are Nothing Like Your Mother’s Facelift

    As a sophomore in high school, (way back in the late 1980s,) I will never forget what it was like to witness a friend’s mother’s transformation post-facelift. Her mother, (who I will refer to as “Julie”) had just gone through a divorce and I remember her telling her daughter and me that she just felt like she needed to be refreshed. At the time I thought, why not just go to the cosmetics counter at the mall and get a mini makeover- or go to the salon and get a new haircut and color? 

  • How Common Are Stress-Related Skin Issues?

    We’re all under a great deal of stress. Whether it’s difficult relationships or work situations, sometimes that stress takes a toll on our bodies. 

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  • Liposuction Took Three Inches off My Waistline

    Kimberly noticed her waist become thicker and in spite of her stringent diet and exercise, she couldn’t shed off the excess fat around her waist. She consulted with her board-certified plastic surgeon to find a solution.  

    “I discussed with him the results that I wanted to achieve and he suggested I undergo an abdominal and flank liposuction,” explains Kimberly. “I opted for local anesthesia and went home that same day.” 

  • My Breasts are Now Symmetric and I’m More Confident after Undergoing Breast Augmentation

    Kira decided to undergo a breast augmentation because her breasts were asymmetric. Her left breast was smaller than her right; this had an impact on her confidence level especially when trying on bathing suits.” 

    A breast augmentation surgery increases breast size and restores balance using silicone gel implants, saline implants or in some cases, fat transfer. 

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