Category Archives: Plastic Surgery

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Cosmetic Surgeon versus Plastic Surgeon

Some people call these days we are living in the Information Age. But a better term could be the Disinformation Age. From a President telling outright lies on a daily basis to websites making up stories they know have no basis in facts, there is no shortage of people bending the truth. The aesthetic world […]


Is Breast Reduction Surgery Safe?

Breast reduction is a popular procedure, with more than 40,000 performed each year in the United States. The procedure, also known as a reduction mammaplasty, involves removing excess fat, breast tissue and skin to create a breast more proportional to the rest of the body. With successful outcomes in the tens of thousands each year, […]


What to Expect While Recovering from Breast Lift Surgery

Many women decide to have a breast lift when gravity, aging or pregnancy haven’t been kind to their breasts. Women with breasts that sag, have lost volume or diminish overall confidence are excellent candidates for breast lift (mastopexy) surgery. Here are a few things patients should know about the recovery process to ensure the best […]


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 […]


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 […]


Let’s Straighten Out a Few Plastic Surgery Myths

There used to be lots of mystery and half-truths surrounding plastic surgery. People would whisper, “I think Mrs. B had some work done.” No one really knew for sure. And many of the procedures were accompanied by false information. Today, Kim Kardashian brags about her latest procedure on Twitter. And Time Magazine runs a cover […]


Eat Your Way to a Healthy Recovery after Plastic Surgery

While it’s true that the end-result of cosmetic surgery is to improve the way you look on the outside, it’s more important to think about what you’re putting inside your body while you’re on the road to recovery. This most definitely includes watching what you eat to optimize post-surgery healing. To reduce inflammation and speed […]


Being Emotionally and Mentally Ready for Plastic Surgery

The initial promise of plastic surgery sounds pretty great. After all, the goal of these procedures is to enhance or correct an aspect of your appearance you’re not very happy with—a change, big or small, that will help you feel more comfortable and confident about how you look to others and yourself. So is there […]


Making Sure You’re Healthy Enough for Plastic Surgery

A main difference between plastic surgery and surgery you have to treat a health condition or injury is that you choose to have plastic surgery. In other words, you want to have the procedure and aren’t going into the operating room because your health depends on it. You’re likely a healthy person who has decided […]


Time Asks If, or When, You’ll Get Some Work Done

The chances are that if you are over 40 years old, when you were a kid you may have heard your Mom talking on the phone about some other woman. “I think she definitely had some work done” she probably said. Back then, that was scandalous, something to be kept secret. And psychologists of the […]


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