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  • Plastic Surgery During Pregnancy – Is It Safe?

    It is no secret that a woman’s body changes drastically during the pregnancy process, and often leaves her with permanent reminders of the stresses caused by fluctuating weight, hormones, and other factors. It is also a time when many women feel less than confident and seek outside measures to restore the sense of their pre-pregnancy self. 

  • Beware: Plastic Surgery and Injectables Can Age You

    More and more of us are turning to plastic surgery and injectables to reverse the clock. We want to look younger and more vibrant and we want to remain competitive in an increasingly ageist marketplace. Likewise, our plastic surgeon’s office can often feel akin to the mythical fountain of youth. 

  • Is a “Cooling-Off Period” for Plastic Surgery on its Way?

    We live in an age of immediate gratification, with little to no room for any “patience is a virtue” idealism. But when it comes to plastic surgery, both the U.K. and Australia are thinking that’s just what consumers need. Both countries are proposing guidelines for plastic surgery that would instate mandatory “cooling off periods” after the initial consultation, for patients seeking these elective procedures, and many doctors agree with their thinking.  

  • What to Consider When Selecting Your Plastic Surgeon

    Flash sales, Groupons, billboards swathed with “before and after,” ads featuring scantily clad women showing off their new implants on the bus next to you at a stoplight. I’ve seen too much. Too much skin, too many sales, too many ‘deals of a lifetime’ to compel people to base a decision to use a specific doctor on the physician’s ability to purchase an ad or airtime.  

  • The Helicopter Crash and the Plastic Surgeon

    When you’re looking for someone to do your plastic surgery, choose a board-certified plastic surgeon. 

    You’re probably thinking that articles about choosing a plastic surgeon make YOU bored-certified. 

    So scratch that, and let’s talk about a helicopter crash. 

    Several years ago I volunteered for a medical mission in Central America. I nearly backed out at the thought of leaving my two toddlers, but I was eager to help other mothers’ children, so I went.  

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