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  • Which Facelift Option Is Right for You?

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Cosmetic surgery patients have a multitude of procedures to choose from. It could often be confusing and overwhelming to research and decide on which option could be the right fit for your needs. When ... Read More

  • Getting Rid of Wrinkles

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Aging is inevitable. At some point, we all need to come to terms with the aging process. We can't stop aging from happening, but we can do something about the signs of aging with cosmetic surgery. The ... Read More

  • Fill in Your Wrinkles

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Injectable fillers can give your skin a plumper, smoother, less wrinkled appearance. Collagen is a widely-known filler, but it's not the only one that can work. Here's a closer look at collagen and other ... Read More

  • A Solution for Aging Eyes

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Your eyes - it's often the first thing people look at when they see you, and it's vital to your facial appearance. When your eyes change by wrinkling, sagging or developing bags, it can affect your overall ... Read More

  • Don'T Leave Home Without It - Benefits of Sunscreen

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Most people believe that wrinkles happen overtime due to aging and genetics. Truth is, more than half of wrinkles are caused by the sun's UV rays. Fortunately, there is a way to protect your skin from ... Read More

  • When to Have Facial Rejuvenation

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Need a fresher look with very little recovery time? Facial rejuvenation makes that possible. As you get older, maintaining a healthy, young glow becomes increasingly difficult. That's why it is OK to ... Read More

  • Men and Their Cosmetic Surgery Needs

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    No one likes a droopy chin, excess body fat and protruding belly - especially not men. While women are notorious for keeping up with self-images, men are increasingly opting for surgery to better themselves. Men ... Read More

  • Rejuvenate Your Skin for Summer

    Date Posted: 7/28/2011
    The summer sun is finally out! The outdoor lifestyle of summer makes way for sunscreen, but that shouldn’t be your only concern. Think about wintertime and the moisture that your skin has lost over ... Read More

  • Botox┬« Alternatives

    Date Posted: 2/2/2011
    Wrinkles – we don’t like them, we don’t want them, but we can’t escape them. This sign of sage and wisdom is an inevitable part of life and aging. While it is impossible to prevent ... Read More

  • Facial Rejuvenation at A Young Age

    Date Posted: 2/2/2010
    Maintaining a healthy, young glow becomes more difficult as the years go by. That’s why more patients are choosing to have facial rejuvenation procedures at a young age. This trend leaves men and ... Read More

  • Traditional Vs. Non-Surgical Face Lift

    Date Posted: 2/2/2010
    The face portrays the first signs of aging. Most patients who consider face lift believe their facial features do not match how young they feel inside. They look for ways to look refreshed by smoothing ... Read More

  • Anti-Aging: Treating Wrinkles

    Date Posted: 1/4/2010
    Although wrinkles are a sign of sage and wisdom, many people don’t like them or want to have them. No matter how much we try to prevent or get rid of them, wrinkles are an inevitable part of life ... Read More

  • Before and After Surgery Photos

    Date Posted: 12/1/2009
    With various plastic surgery options to choose from, you have a lot to evaluate. Among these considerations are finding the right procedure for your needs, funding the cost of surgery, recovery, potential ... Read More

  • What Are Non-Surgical Face Lifts?

    Date Posted: 12/1/2009
    As a practical and cost-effective alternative to face lift, non-surgical options are quickly gaining popularity. They enhance the appearance of the facial area by reducing fine lines and wrinkles and ... Read More

  • Rejuvenate Your Face!

    Date Posted: 9/1/2009
    The older you get, the more changes you might notice in the appearance of your skin. Aging, genetics, excessive sun exposure, pollution, frowning, smoking, drinking and an unhealthy diet throughout the ... Read More

  • Wrinkle Treatments That Work!

    Date Posted: 5/28/2009
    Our faces are most susceptible to wrinkling as we age. The first signs of aging you most likely notice are the tiny lines around your eyes and cheeks, which are more apparent when you smile. With each ... Read More

  • Facelift OR Mini-Facelift?

    Date Posted: 1/26/2009
    As we get older, our skin doesn’t quite look like it used to. Our skin loses its elasticity and firmness, and eventually develops wrinkles and loose skin, which can make us look old and tired. While ... Read More

  • 5 Procedures That Erase 15 Years

    Date Posted: 12/23/2008
    Aging is an inevitable process. Aging gracefully, however, is a personal choice you need to make. The way to younger looking skin is good nutrition, a healthy lifestyle, keeping your skin hydrated and ... Read More

  • Got Wrinkles?

    Date Posted: 11/24/2008
    We all have to deal with getting older at some point in our lives. We can’t reverse the aging process or stop it, but that doesn’t necessarily mean we have to live with the signs of aging ... Read More

  • All About Facial Rejuvenation

    Date Posted: 2/8/2008
    The skin on our face is the most visible part of our body. As we age, so does our skin – by thinning out and losing elasticity. The natural collagen and elastin tissues that once kept our skin ... Read More

  • Frequently Asked Questions (Faqs)

    Date Posted: 1/22/2008
    Q: What is plastic surgery?   A: Plastic surgery is a medical field that deals with surgery on the skin, face, hands, breasts and other body parts. This surgical specialty reshapes or remolds facial ... Read More

  • The New Year - the New You

    Date Posted: 12/20/2007
    Life’s twists and turns, busy schedules, family responsibilities, catching up at work – all the factors causing you to push back the cosmetic surgery on your agenda. With the New Year upon ... Read More

  • Smoking and Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 12/6/2007
    Over 400,000 people die each year from smoking-related illnesses. Most smokers don’t realize the hazards smoking causes, especially when it comes to plastic surgery. Regular smokers, those exposed ... Read More

  • Doctor Consultation Tips

    Date Posted: 12/6/2007
    Once you have decided to have plastic surgery and have found a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, your next step is to have consultation. A consultation is an important opportunity which allocates time ... Read More

  • How to Choose A Plastic Surgeon

    Date Posted: 11/11/2007
    Plastic surgery is rapidly growing in popularity. More and more people are turning to plastic surgery to change their lifestyle and feel good, both inside and out. As this field is on the rise, it becomes ... Read More

  • Starting Your Journey: Planning for Surgery

    Date Posted: 11/11/2007
    You’ve had plastic surgery on your mind for a while. The only thing holding you back is the confusion of choosing the right procedure, finding a trusted plastic surgeon and just simply how to plan ... Read More

  • Plastic Surgeon Qualifications

    Date Posted: 11/11/2007
    Plastic surgery deals with reconstruction, repair or replacement of physical defects on various parts of the body. A plastic surgeon needs to be competent, highly skilled and knowledgeable in order to ... Read More

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