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  • As more children struggle with weight, there's a greater need for body contouring among teens.

    Body contouring may consist of one procedure or many procedures that help to alter the shape of your body. Contouring can be completed on the arms, breasts, abdomen, buttocks and a number of other areas on the body. The ultimate result is for surgeons to achieve the patient's goal of having a contoured body without extra skin. 

  • A quick way to temporarily expand one's breast size, saline injections are a newer method of breast augmentation that is awaiting approval from the Food and Drug Administration.

    A quick way to temporarily expand one's breast size, saline injections are a newer method of breast augmentation that is awaiting approval from the Food and Drug Administration. According to The New York Times, the results last about 24 hours before the saline solution is absorbed into the blood. Because of its short shelf life, some patients seek the injections as a way to preview how they would appear after surgery. 

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  • Droopy Eyes Are Part Of The Past

    Sarah underwent Ptosis Surgery several years ago to correct the drooping of her upper eyelids. Unfortunately, the surgery caused the skin on the corners of her eyes to become saggy. 

    “The droopy corners of my eyes bothered me very much. My surgeon told me that only I see it when I look in the mirror, but I look in the mirror a few times a day and I didn’t want to see that,” explained Sarah. 

    After consulting with a board-certified plastic surgeon, Sarah had the excess skin on the corner of her eyes removed and a laser treatment done on her upper eyelids. 

  • New Technology for Removing Unwanted Body Fat

    Vanquish RF is a new technology that uses radio frequency, similar to sound waves, distributing heat to fat to help it break down. Dr. Karol Gutowski, board-certified plastic surgeon based in Columbus, Ohio explains, this device is mainly used around the mid-section of patient’s abdominal region for people who are looking to lose 1 to 2 inches of fat. 

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  • What Does Smart Beauty Mean to Me?

    If you had asked me for my definition of Smart Beauty when I was 21 years old, I would have immediately responded with, "Flawless skin, a size 2 waist, legs that go on for days, high cheekbones, full lips and a turned up nose." I think back to who that girl was and I want to take her face in my hands and tell her that smart beauty - real beauty starts from deep within you. It emanates from you and it’s a light that can't be extinguished. 

  • Cosmetic Surgery by the Numbers: Global Edition

    When it comes down to it, there isn’t really a set standard of beauty throughout the world. Some countries idealize porcelain white skin, while others promote tanning. Preferences can even vary from one city to its immediate neighboring city! But no matter where you’re from, there’s no denying that there is a motivation to be beautiful – whatever that means to you – and more than ever before, people are hoping to achieve their best looking selves through the latest aesthetic procedures. 

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  • Carol Ann had liposuction on both her abdomen and her thighs. She had a small pocket of fat around her abdomen that would not respond to healthy eating or exercise. She decided to have liposuction on her stomach, as well as her thighs. Carol Ann's plastic surgeon told her the liposuction on her stomach would leave her with a good result because her muscles were very tight. 

  • Karen's Breast Cancer Reconstruction

    After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003, Karen had a lumpectomy. As a result, she decided to have both a breast reduction and reconstruction. Due to where the cancer was located, following its removal, the breast would have looked lopsided, which helped Karen make the decision to have her procedures done. 

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