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  • Laser Hair Removal: 5 Lasers To Remove The Hair That Haunts You

    Take it from Goldilocks, a mattress is not simply a mattress, not any porridge will do, and an especially hairy Grandma… may not be a Grandma at all. It pays to be discerning, particularly when you’re looking to remove unwanted hair (from you or your Grandma). So before you plunk down your shillings, let’s take a look at the 5 main types of hair removal lasers on the market.  

    “You mean not all lasers are the same?”  

    No.  

    No they are not.  

  • The Benefits of Nonsurgical Fat Reduction

    Nonsurgical fat reduction (also referred to as noninvasive body contouring or CoolSculpting) is a procedure that uses specialized equipment to eliminate unwanted pockets of body fat.  

    Today, more patients are seeking alternatives to liposuction that deliver the results they are looking for without going under the knife. In this video, ASAPS member and board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Robert Wald reviews both heating and cooling devices that can be used to help dissolve stubborn fat.  

  • Looking Natural

    Most, if not all plastic surgery offices will offer both surgical and nonsurgical options–but how do you know when you should take the surgical route versus opting for a nonsurgical treatment?  

    In this video, ASAPS members, Gaurav Baharti, MD and Clay Forsberg, MD discuss how they balance nonsurgical and surgical treatments over time to help their patients look and feel their best. 

  • Nonsurgical Options

    While most plastic surgery procedures require some downtime, there are now nonsurgical treatment options that have opened the door to less downtime, recovery, and pain! According to the latest statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, nonsurgical procedures saw a massive increase of 40.6% over the past five years and continue to gain popularity among both patients and surgeons. The top 5 most requested nonsurgical procedures in 2017 were Botox, hyaluronic acid, nonsurgical fat reduction, hair removal, and chemical peels. 

  • Non Invasive Procedures

    Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Isaac Starker shares how plastic surgery has changed from being almost exclusively surgically based to now having an array of treatments options that don’t require surgery and that can be started earlier in life. From treating skin to helping delay signs of aging – with skin care products, energy or light-based treatments, with injectables and fillers. These advancements allow surgeons to continue along the spectrum of care to include some minimally invasive surgical procedures and the moving to more traditional surgical options. 

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