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  • Hair Loss: The Nitty-Gritty On Hair Transplant Surgery

    We blow it out, we wax it off, we style and we color, we laser it gone, some of us (well, three of us to be exact) wrote a musical about it—yes, it’s hair, and if you add up all the time, angst and money we throw at it, it’s pretty clear that… well… it’s kind of a big deal. So what happens when your own luscious mane starts to disappear and no amount of products, medications, lasers, vitamins or voodoo seems to help? Are you doomed to suffer a lifetime of crafty styling, wigs or just giving up and shaving it all off? 

  • Recovery Times for The Most Popular Plastic Surgery Procedures

    You’ve done your research, chosen the right board-certified plastic surgeon and gotten through your surgery without a hitch. Now you can’t wait to jump back into your daily routine, and maybe show off your fabulous results, right? Well, cool your jets, cowboy. The truth is: you may not be ready.  

  • Top Surgical And Nonsurgical Ways To Eliminate A Double Chin

    Good posture, shoulders down, tongue planted firmly on the roof of the mouth, chin tilted forward and down, but not too down—taking a picture that doesn't shine a spotlight on a double chin is a lot of work. And frankly, we’re done with it. So today we’re going to talk about double chins—what they are, why they happen and what the heck we can do about ‘em.  

    What is a double chin? 

  • Laser Tattoo Removal: The Realities of Undoing Your Ink

    Once considered the mark of time spent in the big house, a biker gang, or on the high seas (ahoy!), having a tattoo is now just this side of mainstream. You, your barista, your boss, your grandma… everyone has a tattoo. Okay, not everyone. But close. 

  • From Botox to CoolSculpting: How Instant Are Instant Results?

    Everybody likes immediate gratification, right? Scratch that—everybody loves immediate gratification. It’s human nature—we want what we want when we want it. And in today’s world of Google, Amazon, and the countless food-delivery services offering alternatives to firing up your kitchen appliances—we kind of expect it. But is it really reasonable to expect immediacy when it comes to the results of an aesthetic procedure? 

  • The Different Levels of Plastic Surgery: An Easy-Peasy Explanation.

    The single best advice I’ve ever gotten and given in regards to healthcare decisions is to be your own best advocate. Sounds simple enough, but in an age filled with social media chatter and unreliable Google sources, arming yourself with accurate information—particularly when it comes to plastic surgery — isn’t always so easy. 

  • Cellulite: 3 Ways To Banish the Bumps?

    Lumpy, dumpy and bumpy - cellulite is likely that one multi-seasonal accessory you wish you could just take off already. Since it’s scientifically impossible to wish cellulite away or scrub it off in the shower—and they call us advanced!—we’re going to take a look at some of the things you can do to help rid yourself of this dimpled pariah. 

  • Your Surgery Scar: Does Your Plastic Surgeon Have A Plan?

    Once upon a time, scarring was a tell-tale sign that you’d “had work done.” Nowadays? Not so much. While a scar is a natural and inevitable byproduct of any surgical incision, today’s plastic surgeons are highly skilled at planning a surgical incision in order to minimize and/or hide visible scarring.  

    We sat down with board-certified plastic surgeon and ASAP member Dr. Michael Kulick, to discuss just how detailed surgical scar and incision planning has become. 

  • Exercise and Plastic Surgery: How Soon Is Too Soon?

    You: Wait a second… are you telling me that in order to recover from a surgical procedure that is meant to make me look and feel better, I must refrain from exercising which also makes me look and feel better?  

    SBG: Yes. That’s precisely what we’re telling you. And it’s in your best interest to listen.  

  • 9 Questions To Ask About Your Plastic Surgery Procedure

    Contemplating a cosmetic surgery is the exact opposite of an impulse purchase. There will be a lot of oversharing and there will be questions. Lots and lots of questions. 

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