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  • What Is Otoplasty and How Is It Performed?

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Otoplasty has become a popular cosmetic surgery procedure for those with protruding ears. Otoplasty means "the cosmetic reshaping of the ear" or "the change in the shape of the ears due to birth defect, ... Read More

  • Got Torn Earlobes? Stop Hiding Them!

    Date Posted: 2/2/2011
    Since ancient times, women and men have been piercing their earlobes and wearing earrings to enhance their style. With time, the size, style and weight of earrings can stretch the earlobe openings. Large, ... Read More

  • What Is Otoplasty?

    Date Posted: 12/30/2010
    Otoplasty, also known as ear pinning or ear/earlobe surgery, is a procedure that reduces and shapes large protruding ears. It also corrects injury or damage to the earlobe. Otoplasty is commonly performed ... Read More

  • Otoplasty Basics

    Date Posted: 4/29/2010
    Did you know that human ears typically reach their full size by the age of 4? Children with “floppy” ears or ears that are too large for their heads are often ridiculed and bullied by their ... 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

  • 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

  • Teens and Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 2/8/2008
    Most teens go through an awkward growth phase as they get older and mature. They often turn to plastic surgery so that they can improve the “flawed” physical characteristics of their bodies, ... 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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