Smart Beauty Guide Videos

  • I Got Botox to Stop Excessive Sweating

    Kristen consulted with her board-certified plastic surgeon and decided to have Botox injected into her armpits to reduce excessive sweating.  

    “It’s a problem I have had for years, so when I heard that Botox can reduce or stop my sweating problem, I had it done,” noted Kristen. 

  • Visualize Potential Breast Augmentation Results with 3D Imaging

    The Vectra 3D imaging system was primarily used with clinical research studies involving breast surgery revision. It provides physicians with objective information and standard measurements allowing them to see how the volume and shape of the breast changes over time in very precise ways. 

    “The same concept is useful when you are looking at a primary breast augmentation or any other breast surgery,” explains Dr. Richard Baxter, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in Mountlake Terrace, WA. 

  • I Look Better in My Clothes after Breast Augmentation

    Maryann decided to undergo a breast augmentation simply because she wanted to look better in her clothes.  

    “I was never ashamed of who I was and how I stood; I just need that extra,” explains Maryann. “The first time I went to the doctor, the information he provide me about the surgery was a little frightening, but through a referral from a friend, I found a board-certified plastic surgeon who was calm and caring in the way he explained the procedure, so I felt good about him and decided to proceed with the surgery,” she added. 

  • Fat Grafting Can Reduce the Appearance of Breast Implant Rippling

    The most common cause of breast implant rippling is when a patient does not have sufficient amount of tissue to cover the implant.  

    Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Kamran Khoobehi explains that if a breast implant is too big or the patient is born with inadequate amount of breast tissue to cover the implant, this will result in implant rippling.  

  • I Peeled My Way to Healthy Skin

    Belinda decided to undergo a chemical peel after she researched what was involved in the procedure and consulted with a board-certified plastic surgeon.  

    “It went great! It was a little intimidating in the beginning in the sense of finding the right person to perform the procedure. Because a chemical peel can easily be messed up, it was very important for me to find someone I trusted to perform the procedure,” she explained. 

  • Cellfina: A Cellulite Treatment That Delivers Long-Term Improvement

    Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Simeon Wall, Jr. explains how Cellfina, a new cellulite treatment manufactured by Cabochon works noting that it doesn’t get rid of cellulite completely but reduces it over time. 

  • Lip Injections Defined and Augmented My Lips

    When Cassondra went to a board-certified plastic surgeon for her routine Botox injections, she decided to get lip injections too.  

    “I had full lips before the procedure but wanted to enhance what I already had. I had talked to a few friends who’ve had lip injections and even though I was a little nervous, I loved their results, so I’d looked into it,” explained Cassondra. 

    Lip injections are not permanent and depending on the filler injected into the lips, the results could last from 6-12 months.  

  • Juvéderm Voluma Curves Out Its Niche As A “Lifter” in Facial Contouring

    Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Arthur Swift explains the difference between Juvéderm Voluma, one of the new fillers on the market, and the original Juvederm.  

    “Juvéderm Voluma is a hyaluronic acid. It is ideal for cheek recontouring because of its ability to create the ‘OG’ curve, a nice and smooth curve on the cheek,” explains Dr. Swift. 

    Juvéderm Voluma differs from the original Juverderm and other hyaluronic acids because it is developed with a short chain of hyaluronic acids.  

  • My Quality of Life Improved After My Upper Eyelid Surgery

    Arleen was suffering from ptosis which is the dropping or falling of the upper eyelid. Her ophthalmologist suggested she consider an upper eyelid surgery also known as a blepharoplasty. Arleen consulted with a board-certified plastic surgeon that performed surgery on her upper eyelid.  

    The plastic surgeon treated Arleen’s ptosis by shortening the cords in her upper eyelids. It was a simple procedure. She was put under anesthesia. Arleen woke up with a few stitches from the procedure and about a week later the stitches were out.  

  • A Skincare Regimen for Women Over 30

    Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Brett Snyder explains that women of all ages can benefit from advanced skincare products, and should consider adding them to their regimen as early as 30. 

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