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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

  • 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

  • What You Should Know About Cosmetic Surgery Risks

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Thousands of patients undergo cosmetic surgery each year to improve their self-confidence and reverse the signs of aging. If you are about to join the thousands, there are lots of things to consider, ... Read More

  • Keep Your Eyes Looking Young!

    Date Posted: 7/28/2011
    Your eyes are the windows to your soul. They are vital to your physical appearance since they are one of the first things people notice when they look at you. Any change to your eyes, such as getting ... 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

  • No More Frown Lines and Crow's Feet!

    Date Posted: 12/6/2010
    As you get older, you may notice more changes in the appearance of your skin. Frown lines, smile lines and laugh lines may start showing. The crow’s feet around your eyes may look more pronounced. ... 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

  • Get Cheeky for the New Year!

    Date Posted: 1/4/2010
    Throughout history, highly placed, prominent cheekbones have been considered a standard of beauty. Along with your nose and jaw line, cheekbones can create a perfect outline of your profile. Choosing ... 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

  • Costs of Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 12/1/2009
    The cost of plastic surgery is most likely one of the most important variables you consider when it comes to having a procedure. The truth is, costs vary depending on the plastic surgeon you choose, where ... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Bringing Youth Back to Aging Eyes

    Date Posted: 6/30/2008
    Your eyes are vital to your physical appearance since they are often the first thing people notice when they look at you. Any change to your eyes, such as getting rid of sagging, wrinkles and bags, can ... Read More

  • Looking Great Over 50

    Date Posted: 5/28/2008
    Our skin is the first thing that shows the signs of aging. As we get older and with years of sun exposure, pollution and possible drinking or smoking, the appearance of wrinkles, crow’s feet, forehead ... Read More

  • A Glimpse at the Future of Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 4/14/2008
    Statistics by the American Society of Plastic Surgery reveal that cosmetic surgery procedures increased 198% between 1992 and 2000. That dramatic increase led to another 48% increase from 2000 to 2006. ... Read More

  • Contour Threadlift™ Becoming Trendy Facelift Option

    Date Posted: 3/20/2008
    Current trends point to cosmetic surgery procedures that offer a minimal recovery time. People want to go back to work sooner and don’t want to wait long before being able to return to work. For ... Read More

  • A Glimpse at the Future of Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 2/14/2008
    Statistics by the American Society of Plastic Surgery reveal that cosmetic surgery procedures increased 198% between 1992 and 2000. That dramatic increase led to another 48% increase from 2000 to 2006. ... Read More

  • "Face" the Facts

    Date Posted: 2/13/2008
    Let’s “face” it – everyone will experience old age at one time or another. Some of us haven’t quite hit old age yet, but are trying to prevent wrinkles and maintain our youthful ... 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

  • Men Undergoing Facial Cosmetic Surgery to Reverse the Signs of Aging

    Date Posted: 2/8/2008
    Contrary to common belief, cosmetic surgery is not just for women. Nowadays, both men and women are seeing the benefits of cosmetic surgery.In the past, men did not have cosmetic surgery procedures done, ... 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

  • Ethnicity and Cosmetic Surgery

    Date Posted: 12/7/2007
    As more African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and other ethnic groups are going under the knife, plastic surgeons are trying to preserve ethnic identity. According to the American Society ... 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

  • Men and Cosmetic Surgery

    Date Posted: 12/6/2007
    Men are setting cosmetic surgery trends just as women are. Men are getting conscious of the way they look and prefer to enhance their appearances to feel better about themselves. Cosmetic surgery procedures ... 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

BOTOX® Cosmetic Injection Questions and Answers

  • Local Vs. General Anesthesia

    What are the risks and recovery differences between local anesthesia and general anesthesia?
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  • Mini Facelift Doctors

    I am 43 years old and have noticed a significant change in my face lately -"drooping jowls". I think I'm too young for a full facelift and heard that "mini" facelifts are an option ... Read the Answers

  • Pack Away Your Pack-A-Day?

    How long do I have to quit smoking before and after surgery?
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  • Pain Management

    Do doctors provide antibiotics before surgery and pain killers after surgery?
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