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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 […]


Bid Adieu to those Fat Pockets

Some people think that Hot Pockets are good. Other people think they are akin to eating something between Taco Bell’s beef filler and a cardboard box. Different strokes… But everyone agrees — fat pockets are bad. And everyone has at least a couple pockets of unwanted (as if there were “wanted”) body fat. It could […]


What Are Gummy Bear Implants?

If you’ve been doing some research about breast augmentation, you know there will be a series of other decisions you’ll need to make beyond simply having the procedure. One of those decisions will be the type of implant. In the past there has been two options, saline or silicone, but a few years ago another […]


Name the Cities with the Most Plastic Surgeons

OK, you’re on Jeopardy, and the answer is: “Cities with the most plastic surgeons per 100,000 people.” And you say, “What is Beverly Hills, Phoenix, Dallas, NYC, and San Diego?” Uh, sorry. Recently the popular aesthetic website RealSelf compiled a list of U.S. cities with the “most plastic surgeons per 100,000 residents.” And at the […]


Are You Tired of Looking Tired?

Gravity doesn’t take no for an answer. It doesn’t call in sick. It doesn’t take vacation. While this is good to keep us from being pulled into space, it’s rough on your skin and muscles. The unrelenting pull of gravity shows all over your body, but it can be especially egregious on your forehead. There […]


Take A Decade Off of Your Face

So, you want to take 10 or 15 years off your face. You’ve tried anti-aging creams. You’ve tried facials. You’ve tried meditation. You haven’t been out in the sun without sunscreen ever. Yet your skin still sags. Your jawline becomes droopy. Deep creases run from your nose down to your mouth. Could be time to […]


Three Methods to Breast Reduction

Women saddled with overly large breasts can feel they are carrying a daily burden, literally. Breasts that are out of proportion with a woman’s body can lead to back and neck pain, breathing issues, rubbing and irritation, and can seriously impact self-esteem. Patients come to Dr. Smith to remedy the situation with breast reduction. There […]


Some Wrinkles You Can Stop, Others Not So Much

Some people think that if they only lived in a cave like Gollum their skin would never age. The Ponce de Leon theory, without the fountain. While it would be true that some of your skin’s aging would not occur with that lifestyle, even Gollum would age. This is because there are two types of […]


Do You Know the Causes of Your Facial Aging?

Time conquers all, or so the saying goes. And the skin on your face is an unfortunate victim. No matter how much you watch what you eat, exercise, and generally try to take care of yourself, you’ll obviously still age. Fortunately, the signs of aging, while unstoppable, can be delayed or their appearance lessened. Here […]


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