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Let’s Talk Turkey About Liposuction



Throughout November and December, many of us will find ourselves seated at a table with our families and loved ones, scarfing down plate after plate of turkey, potatoes, stuffing, and pumpkin pie, all delicious, and all highly caloric. Winter is traditionally a time when people grudgingly accept gaining a pound or two and/or increasing the time spent exercising in-between family gatherings and office parties. But for some people, healthy eating and regular physical activity is not enough to get rid of stubborn, localized deposits of fat. While liposuction is not meant to be a treatment for obesity, it is an effective way to remove fat deposits, and shape and improve the natural shape and curves of the body.

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Breast Reconstruction Surgery


Breast Cancer Awareness Month is here, and with it comes opportunities to learn about this devastating disease. While a breast cancer diagnosis is a scary thing for any woman, it is one of the most treatable forms of cancer, with a five-year survival rate of over 89%. The most effective means of treating the disease is a mastectomy, or total removal of the breast, to prevent spreading. Following the mastectomy procedure, many women elect to undergo breast reconstruction to restore their breasts to their original shapes and sizes.

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Top 3 Ways to Stay Looking Young and Healthy


While it’s unfortunately not possible to stop the march of time completely, there are many healthy lifestyle habits that can keep you looking younger, longer. Taking care of yourself is important, not only because it makes you feel good, but also because it can help you maintain smoother skin, a youthful physique and fuller, shinier hair.

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Why Does Plastic Surgery Make People So Happy?

Ever notice how refreshed and rejuvenated some people seem once they’ve undergone cosmetic surgery? There’s a reason for it! Plastic surgery has been proven to infuse patients with a long-lasting positive feelings when they see the results and experience the difference those results make in their daily lives.

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Should You Undergo a Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation is the most common cosmetic surgery procedure in the country. Patients seek the surgery for a variety of reasons, everything from restoring a preferred breast appearance after childrearing to correcting asymmetry. Despite its prevalence, the procedure isn’t without risk, and you should go into your initial consultation a firm idea of what to expect.

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Summer Skin Care

Summer is here, and that means time to hit the beaches and pools under the warm sun. However, it is important to remember that even though the sun is a source of life and fun, its rays can cause serious skin damage. Effectively protecting your skin during the sunniest days of the year should be a major priority.

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