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  • Your Road to Recovery

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    You can never be prepared enough - especially when it comes to surgery. The road to recovery may seem long and arduous, but with some essential tips, you can help make the road to recovery process smoother. A ... Read More

  • Get A Second Chance With Cosmetic Surgery

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    First impressions don't get a second chance, but with cosmetic surgery, your look can. Looking and feeling great is essential to your health and self-improvement. When aging and unhappiness with the way ... 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

  • Is Your Plastic Surgeon Right for You?

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    You've done your research and found a plastic surgeon. You've scheduled a consultation and are ready to make a decision. Before you commit to your plastic surgeon, it is important to look out for several ... Read More

  • How Well Do You Know Your Plastic Surgeon?

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Some plastic surgeons practice plastic surgery without having the license and training necessary. In the late 90s, an obstetrician-gynecologist performed liposuction on 3 patients - one died and the 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

  • 3 Popular Procedures for Your 40s

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Youth is all around us. As the years go by, the slightest signs of aging often upset us. Nature's process can be reversed - thanks to cosmetic surgery. When you're in your 40s, you may be interested ... Read More

  • Why Should I Quit Smoking Before Surgery?

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    It's no surprise that smoking can cause serious health issues and even death. Not only do smokers expose others to high risk, they could make matters worse by smoking themselves, especially when it comes ... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Can Plastic Surgery Boost Your Career?

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Plastic surgery seems to be the staple in Hollywood, as actors and actresses strive to look their best. There is increasing belief that beautiful people get ahead by making more money and getting more ... Read More

  • Do Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery Mean the Same Thing?

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Since these two terms are often used interchangeably, some people wonder - do cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery mean the same thing? Here is a breakdown of both: Cosmetic surgery: Enhancing appearance ... 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

  • Tips for Healthy Summer Living

    Date Posted: 7/28/2011
    Sunshine, fresh foods and fun activities – Summeris an inspiring season. With a few simple tips, you can refresh your lifestyle and feel your best this summer and throughout the year. 1. Eat light ... 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

  • Choosing A Plastic Surgeon for Your Procedure

    Date Posted: 10/4/2010
    There's no doubt that plastic surgery can change your lifestyle and make you feel good both inside and out. As this field is on the rise, it becomes increasingly important to choose a plastic surgeon ... 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

  • Finding An Experienced Plastic Surgeon

    Date Posted: 9/1/2010
    Cosmetic surgery can help improve the overall quality of your life and boost your self-esteem. Selecting a qualified cosmetic surgeon to help you through this life-changing process can be confusing and ... Read More

  • Ethnicity and Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 9/1/2010
    As more African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanics and other ethnic groups are going under the knife, plastic surgeons are trying to preserve beauty and ethnic identity. According to the American Society ... Read More

  • Your Top Rated Plastic Surgeon Destination!

    Date Posted: 8/2/2010
    Choosing a surgeon to perform your plastic surgery procedure is an important, life-altering decision. The surgeon should be qualified to perform the procedure you need and have compassion and understanding ... Read More

  • Investing in Yourself

    Date Posted: 7/1/2010
    Sometimes the best investments are the ones you make on yourself! The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reports that more than 450,000 people chose to invest in themselves with liposuction ... Read More

  • Finding and Getting to Know Your Plastic Surgeon

    Date Posted: 6/4/2010
    Choosing a surgeon to perform your plastic surgery procedure is an important, life-altering decision. The surgeon should be qualified to perform the procedure you need and have compassion and understanding ... Read More

  • Look Your Best With Eyelid Surgery

    Date Posted: 6/4/2010
    Are you tired of looking tired? As you get older, you may be experiencing excess skin and loss of elasticity in your eyelids. Fatty tissue often starts forming underneath the skin in your eyelids, giving ... Read More

  • Guaranteed Financing for Your Procedure

    Date Posted: 6/4/2010
    Have you always dreamt of changing your appearance, but haven’t been able to afford it? Have you applied for traditional medical financing but got turned down? With guaranteed financing plans ... Read More

  • Doctor Consultation Tips

    Date Posted: 4/1/2010
    Once you have decided to have plastic surgery and have found a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, your next step is to have a consultation. A consultation is an important opportunity that allocates time ... Read More

  • Self-Reflecting Before Surgery

    Date Posted: 3/2/2010
    Having cosmetic surgery is an important decision that requires careful consideration. Reflecting on your need for cosmetic surgery can help you achieve a safe, successful and beneficial surgical experience. Reflect ... Read More

  • Cosmetic Surgery for Men Vs. Women

    Date Posted: 3/2/2010
    Men and women have different motivations for cosmetic surgery. According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFRS), women are more concerned about looking younger and ... Read More

  • Blogging - Another Tool for Learning

    Date Posted: 3/2/2010
    To help consumers make an informed decision, 1800mySurgeon has put together valuable articles, patient stories, before and after photos, procedures in 3-D, virtual makeover tools and more. We offer the ... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • We Want to Hear From You!

    Date Posted: 12/1/2009
    1800mySurgeon offers the necessary tools and resources for patients to research and learn more about procedures and their surgeon's board records, credentials, experience and specialties. We also 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

  • Double Up! Having Multiple Procedures at Once

    Date Posted: 10/1/2009
    If you're considering plastic surgery, and want to improve the appearance of more than one part of your body, why not combine them rather than have work done one at a time? Having multiple plastic surgery ... 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

  • Cosmetic Surgery in Your 50s

    Date Posted: 7/31/2009
    Growing old gracefully is what every man and woman dreams of. Since we can’t avoid hitting our 50s or the stop the effects of aging on our faces, cosmetic surgery can help us feel more in control ... Read More

  • Cosmetic Surgery in Your 40s

    Date Posted: 6/26/2009
    As the years go by, people are retiring later, living longer and being more productive. Youth is all around us, which is why the slightest sign of aging often upsets us. There are ways to fix what nature ... 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

  • 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

  • Spring Ahead With Rejuvenation

    Date Posted: 2/25/2009
    Spring is here – time for outdoor recreation and joyful weather. Spring is also the time for change in your home, so why not start this spring by making positive changes to yourself? With all the ... 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

  • Can Plastic Surgery Enhance Your Career?

    Date Posted: 1/26/2009
    We have all heard how important it is to make a good first impression during a job interview. “Dressing professionally” is most often one of the components. Looking good may seem unimportant ... Read More

  • Fall in Love With Your Body!

    Date Posted: 1/26/2009
    In today’s world, our idea of the “perfect” body is skewed. Television advertisements, magazine snapshots, movies and clothing store catalogues often give us an unrealistic look at what ... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Second Chance at Looking Great

    Date Posted: 11/24/2008
    We often don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. Thanks to plastic surgery, we can, however, get a second chance to look great. In today’s society, the way you look is important ... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Get A New Outlook With Eyelid Surgery

    Date Posted: 8/28/2008
    Excess skin and loss of elasticity in the eyelids commonly occurs as we age. Fatty tissue often starts forming under the skin in the eyelids, giving us an older, tired appearance. Eyelid surgery, also ... Read More

  • Plastic Surgery Rewards

    Date Posted: 8/28/2008
    Successful plastic surgery can be a very rewarding experience for patients. It can have psychological benefits, professional advantages, improved health conditions and social gains. The way you look can ... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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