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Top Plastic Surgery Resources for You

When it comes to changing up your appearance, plastic surgery is a big, personal and permanent decision. No matter how extensive the procedure, it’s important that you research your options carefully and form your expectations accordingly. If you are currently considering any kind of plastic surgery procedure, we’ve got some resources that will help you in your search.

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Nonsurgical Facial Rejuvenation

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When it comes to achieving younger, healthier-looking skin, the number of popular surgical and nonsurgical choices available can seem overwhelming. Nonsurgical skin rejuvenation treatments range from light, inexpensive chemical peels to aggressive procedures involving lasers, light, or electrical current. Which skin and body treatment you choose will depend on your skin type, the specific issues you want to address (such as brown spots, deep wrinkles, or scarring), budget, and how much time you have in your schedule for downtime after certain procedures.

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Let’s Talk Turkey About Liposuction

 

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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

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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

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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?

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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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