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Why Does the Face Show Time?

While gaining life experience has its pluses, the rest of aging stinks. It’s been said, “Time conquers all.” This is certainly true of our skin, particularly on our face. Much of Dr. Smith’s practice is devoted to procedures that try to stem the march of time, at least for a little while. The face and […]


Getting the Nose You Want

Some things about our appearance that we don’t like we can’t do much about. If you’re shorter than you’d like to be, higher heels are about all you can do. Of, if you think your feet are too big. Not much to do about that, either. But you don’t have to live with a nose […]


When to Tuck a Tuck Into Your Schedule

Some people don’t understand the difference between a tummy and liposuction.  They wonder why anyone would opt for the more involved procedure and recovery of a tummy tuck when they could get the same results with liposuction. Not exactly. There’s a big difference between the two procedures; it comes down to fat pockets versus loose […]


Some Typical Liposuction Questions and Answers

Each year, liposuction is among the top two or three cosmetic surgeries performed in the U.S. The reasons behind this increase aren’t a mystery — they’re tied to the increase in the collective American waistline. And when we put on a few extra pounds (maybe from a little too much BBQ and pecan pie) it […]


Do Breast Lifts Downsize the Breasts, too?

If you follow this industry, you’ve heard the rumors — a breast lift decreases breast size. Because a breast lift usually removes some excess stretched skin, it’s easy to assume that the procedure could make the breasts actually a little smaller, in addition to moving their position higher on the chest. Since breast lifts are […]


What Was 2015’s Most Popular Cosmetic Surgery in the U.S.?

The aesthetic industry is always changing with the times, and the 2015 statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reflect that. The types of procedures that Americans are having are shifting with an accent on lifts of various areas of the body, particularly the backside. Plus, for the first time the king of all […]


Will a Breast Lift Also Downsize Your Breasts?

A breast lift is intended to “lift” the breasts, returning them to a higher position on the chest, a position they occupied before pregnancy, breastfeeding, and simple aging got in the way. There is a perception that a breast lift can also make the breasts actually smaller, not just higher. The thinking is that a […]


Augmentation Just Keeps Augmenting in 2015

Cosmetic procedures have become such a part of regular life that people may not know that in the 60s, 70s, and 80s people having “a little something done” basically kept that news to themselves, afraid of the stigma attached to having plastic surgery. Non-surgically, fillers and procedures such as laser resurfacing had not been approved […]


Dont Forget Your Neck

The neck can be one of the first areas on the body to show signs of aging. Maybe it’s because neck skin doesn’t have bone structure to support it underneath. Maybe it’s because the skin of the neck is especially prone to the pull of gravity, as it hangs vertically. Whatever the reason, the skin […]


Why do patients opt for implant revision?

People sometimes wonder why a woman would opt to have revision surgery for her breast implants. Here are the main reasons for implant revision and how Dr. Smith handles the surgery for each. Capsular contracture You’ve heard of this side effect with breast implants. When an implant is placed into the body, there is a […]


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