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Capsular Contracture: Part 2

In my previous blog, I discussed the various grades of capsular contracture and the proposed causes of capsular contracture.  Let’s now take a look at prevention and treatment of this condition. Can capsular contracture be prevented? In many cases, the formation of capsular contracture is random and could be considered “bad luck.”  However, there are […]

Capsular Contracture: Part 1

What is capsular contracture? The formation of a capsule around a breast implant is part of normal wound healing.  The body’s natural response to a foreign object is to form a thin layer of scar tissue around the implant.  However, in capsular contracture, that thin layer of scar tissue becomes thicker and causes a problem […]

Breaking Down the Facelift Procedure

Most people may believe that a facelift is accomplished by simply pulling back the skin of the face to reduce sagging and the presence of folds and wrinkles. In reality, the facelift procedure requires numerous steps and addresses loose excess skin, underlying structures of the face, and pockets of accumulated fat. During the facelift procedure, […]

Correcting Breast Asymmetry with Breast Reduction

Asymmetrical breasts are a common issue that many women across the globe live with. Some women may have a slight difference in their breast size that is virtually unnoticeable while they are in clothing. Others may have breasts that vary significantly in size, making it difficult to disguise the issue. If you have one breast […]

Creating a Tighter Tummy

The tummy tuck procedure is one of the few procedures that that enhances both the visual and physical aspects of your stomach. The procedure is designed to create a more visually appealing abdomen, and it accomplishes this by physically tightening the tissues of the abdomen. The abdominal muscles can become worn and stretched, causing the […]

A Quick and Easy Treatment for Smile Lines

Aging and the effects of gravity can leave you with unwanted lines and wrinkles around your mouth. These wrinkles may have you worrying over what to do about your appearance. One of the best ways to treat lines around the mouth is by restoring volume to fill them in. Restylane is an incredibly effective cosmetic […]

Otoplasty for Children and Adults

Many people don’t pay much attention to the appearance of their ears, because the majority of people properly developed ears that look natural and don’t stand out too much. However, some people have malformed or disfigured ears as a result of genetic factors or due to damage done to the tissue of the ear. Otoplasty […]

Why Dieting Has No Effect on Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is a medical condition that produces oversized breasts in males. This is a common aesthetic issue among males going through puberty. Males who have an excess amount of body fat in their chest also have oversized breasts, but this issue is significantly different from gynecomastia. Many men who have excess fat in their chest […]

How Much Control Do I Have Over My Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation is all about giving the patient their ideal breasts. You are the ultimate source of knowledge when it comes to your aesthetic needs. The best way to provide you with beautiful results is to make sure you have control over the key aesthetic aspects of your procedure. The size, texture, type, and amount […]

Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation Options

When it comes to facial rejuvenation, surgery is not your only option. Before you consider something as dramatic or intensive as cosmetic surgery, consider the amazing results that non-surgical facial rejuvenation options can provide. Botox can be incredibly effective at reducing the presence of fine lines and wrinkles on your face. A facelift can also […]

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