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  • Why it is Important for Patients and Plastic Surgeons to Understand Ethnic Plastic Surgery

    When it comes to diversity in beauty, plastic surgery has come a long way. New trends and techniques have been developed that to allow people of various races to have options. According to statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) 25% of all cosmetic procedures performed last year were on ethnic minority races. 

  • The Hairy Truth About Female Hair Loss

    By: Genevieve Miller 

    While all of us lose an average of 50 to 100 hairs a day, sometimes we lose far more - to the point where it becomes painfully noticeable. To make matters worse, there is a veritable laundry list of factors that might be the cause; everything from certain over-the-counter drugs to stress to hormones to vitamin deficiencies and certain diseases and conditions. Some are easily reversed while others are not, which is why additional intervention may be necessary.  

  • Here’s Why Teens Are Getting Labiaplasty. It Is Not For Aesthetic Purposes

    There has been a big amount of misconception and connotation when it comes to labiaplasty surgery. Many people associate this procedure to people who are very sexually active and refer to it as the “pornstar procedure”. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Sheila Nazarian disagrees with those misconceptions.  

    “I have had a couple of teenage girls that I have performed labiaplasty on because they needed the procedure for functionality reasons,” she explains. “They are not doing it to look better; it is very emotional and necessary for them.” 

  • You Might Be Paying More for Weekend Plastic Surgery

    Scheduling plastic surgery for the weekend may be more convenient for work schedules, family life, and even finding helpers to drive you to and from the procedure— but it may cost you a pretty penny for the added convenience. The top five surgical procedures in 2015, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, were liposuction, breast augmentation, tummy tuck, eyelid surgery and breast lift— all of which are especially common for women of working age and child-bearing age. 

  • Is Getting Plastic Surgery to Disguise One’s Ethnicity Really a Thing in 2016?

    Many years ago when my maternal grandmother arrived in the United States from Israel, I imagine she experienced a myriad of issues acclimating to her new surroundings and immersing herself in a culture that was quite literally a world apart from her own. I imagine this to be true due to the persistent stories handed down in our family like great folklore; about her longing from the time she was little to transform her Semitic features. And, once she was old enough, my grandmother did undergo a rhinoplasty to correct her ethnic nose into a more aesthetically pleasing Romanesque one. 

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