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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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  • 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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