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  • How to Maintain Your Weight After Weight Loss Surgery

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Weight loss surgery is an effective way to help obese men and women lose weight. It can significantly help reduce health problems such as diabetes and sleep apnea. While weight loss surgery can be the ... Read More

  • Ways Weight Loss Surgery Can Help You

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Obesity continues to grow in numbers for both men and women. Genetic issues are difficult to fix by dieting and exercising and it can be extremely frustrating when trying to lose massive amounts of weight. For ... Read More

  • Financing the High Price of Beauty

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Your location, surgeon's expertise, anesthesiologist fees, operating room fees, the length of hospital stay, lab fees, equipment and time required for the procedure. These are some of the factors your ... Read More

  • Benefits of Arm Lift Surgery After Weight Loss

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    If you have lost a significant amount of weight from diet and exercise or from weight loss surgery, your arms may have hanging skin and fat. Just like tummy tuck or liposuction, arm lift surgery is a ... 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

  • Answers to Your Weight Loss Surgery Questions

    Date Posted: 10/4/2010
    Having weight loss surgery is a very important step in one’s life. The results are life-changing and patients are required to keep up with a mandatory dietary and exercise plans to maintain their ... Read More

  • Smoking and Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 10/4/2010
    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

  • All About Weight Loss Surgery

    Date Posted: 9/1/2010
    Weight loss surgery is a great way to treat obesity and transform your look. Because there are several weight loss options available to men and women, speaking to a weight loss surgeon can help you learn ... Read More

  • Tv Influences Plastic Surgery Decisions

    Date Posted: 1/4/2010
    If you have watched shows like The Swan, Extreme Makeover, Dr. 90210, Miami Slice, or The Biggest Loser, you may be familiar with the life altering effects extreme weight loss and cosmetic surgery have ... Read More

  • Finance Your Next Procedure!

    Date Posted: 10/28/2009
    Have you always dreamt of changing your life and appearance, but haven’t been able to afford it? If you answered “yes”, you don’t need to consider cost as an obstacle to having ... Read More

  • Finding A Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

    Date Posted: 10/28/2009
    Deciding to have plastic surgery is an important and life-altering decision. The surgeon you choose to perform the surgery is an even more important part to making sure your procedure ends safely and ... Read More

  • 7 Benefits of Gastric Bypass Surgery

    Date Posted: 6/26/2009
    Diet programs and exercise routines are often not enough to fight obesity. As obesity continues to be a national health problem in the United States, gastric bypass surgery remains one of the most frequently ... Read More

  • Sun, Surf and Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 4/28/2009
    Shopping, sightseeing, relaxing and plastic surgery? Sounds like an odd combination, but many men and women are contributing to an emerging trend which combines plastic surgery with a vacation abroad. ... Read More

  • Affording Your Procedure

    Date Posted: 4/28/2009
    Everybody wants to look their absolute best. Men and women are constantly searching for ways to improve the way they feel about themselves. Thanks to the rising popularity of plastic surgery, modern technology ... Read More

  • 5 Ways to Have Great Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 4/28/2009
    Life is full of choices. Some choices are easy, some are difficult and some are life-changing - such as your decision to have plastic surgery. Your decision to have plastic surgery is an important one, ... Read More

  • Makeovers for Moms

    Date Posted: 4/28/2009
    Having children really changes a woman’s life, in more ways than one. The truth is, pregnancy and breast feeding causes drastic changes to the body and sometimes, diet or exercise alone cannot fix ... Read More

  • Latest Cosmetic Surgery Trends

    Date Posted: 3/31/2009
    Most patients ask for a nip here or a tuck there to hide their age and feel good about how they look. This consumer demand is one of the major reasons why the field of cosmetic surgery is constantly and ... Read More

  • Affordable Self-Improvement

    Date Posted: 12/23/2008
    In a challenging economy, consumers are giving up the things they want and love, such as travel, a new computer or a new car. They are spending less on entertainment, dining out and other non-essential, ... Read More

  • A New You for the New Year

    Date Posted: 12/23/2008
    New Years’ Resolutions are the most made and the most easily broken promises of all time. There could be many different New Years’ Resolutions you can make for yourself, such as to spend quality ... Read More

  • Plastic Surgery for the Holidays

    Date Posted: 11/24/2008
    Looking great doesn’t have to wait until old age – or for the summer. Getting plastic surgery can be a great way to look and feel great about yourself for the Holidays. You can look fabulous ... Read More

  • Plastic Surgery Check List

    Date Posted: 11/3/2008
    Before having plastic surgery, it is important to make sure you have found an experienced plastic surgeon and are fully aware of what your procedure entails, including risks and recovery time. While these ... Read More

  • Cosmetic Surgery Decisions

    Date Posted: 11/3/2008
    If you are considering cosmetic surgery, you are not alone. Many men and women are opting for cosmetic surgery and the numbers of procedures are soaring year after year. What is the driving force behind ... Read More

  • Answers to Your Weight Loss Surgery Questions

    Date Posted: 11/3/2008
    Having weight loss surgery is a very important step in one’s life. The results are life-changing and patients are required to keep up with a mandatory dietary and exercise plans to maintain their ... Read More

  • Realistic Plastic Surgery Expectations

    Date Posted: 9/29/2008
    The procedure, time, location, plastic surgeon and costs of surgery are all important factors in a patient’s decision to have plastic surgery. Although each of these have a great impact on the outcome ... Read More

  • Plastic Surgeons to Look Out For

    Date Posted: 9/29/2008
    You have read all the tips on finding a qualified plastic surgeon and have done all your research. You finally get recommended to a surgeon and go in for a consultation. One thing you should be aware ... Read More

  • Financing Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 9/29/2008
    Money is always on a consumer’s mind. Patients are often concerned about the costs of having plastic surgery. Most of them are curious to find out whether or not their health insurance policies ... Read More

  • Health Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery

    Date Posted: 7/14/2008
    Obesity continues to be a health problem for men and women across the United States. Diet programs and fitness routines won’t fix genetic weight issues and it can be especially difficult and frustrating ... Read More

  • Maintaining Weight After Weight Loss Surgery

    Date Posted: 7/14/2008
    Weight loss surgery continues to help obese patients lose more weight. It also helps reduce the health problems linked with obesity, such as diabetes and sleep apnea. While weight loss surgery can be ... Read More

  • All About Weight Loss Surgery

    Date Posted: 7/14/2008
    Weight loss surgery is a great way to treat obesity and transform your look. Because there are several weight loss options available to men and women, speaking to a weight loss surgeon can help you learn ... Read More

  • Finding the Right Weight Loss Surgeon

    Date Posted: 7/14/2008
    When dieting and exercising fails and you feel like you have no way of getting the results you’ve been working so hard for, weight loss surgery can be your ultimate solution. After researching and ... Read More

  • Bariatric Surgery Follow-Ups

    Date Posted: 4/15/2008
    As one of the major surgeries performed in the United States, Bariatric surgery remains a popular option for the treatment of obesity. A report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows ... Read More

  • All About Post-Bariatric Surgery

    Date Posted: 4/14/2008
    Patients who have lost massive amounts of weight often turn to post-bariatric surgery to be able to fully enjoy the benefits of their new body. Many patients feel discouraged by the discomfort of loose, ... Read More

  • Am I A Good Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?

    Date Posted: 4/14/2008
    Gastric bypass surgery, LAP-BAND® and liposuction are all types of weight loss surgeries that patients might consider. These procedures result in drastic weight loss for patients, which is why it ... Read More

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