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If you’ve been thinking about a nose job (rhinoplasty surgery is the techinical term), you may be apprehensive about going under the knife and having to deal with all of the risks and side effects. Nose job surgery continues to be one of the most sought-after plastic surgery procedures in the United States, but there are other options available. Some people choose to get a non-surgical nose job, also known as the 15-Minute Nose Job, to correct minor imperfections in the facial profile and improve the overall appearance of the nose.

Americans’ fascination with breasts dates back long before Pamela Anderson and the bombshells of today.

As one of the most exciting and innovative scientific achievements to date, Laser technology is being utilized throughout the health care community. Dr. Hiranaka uses a carbon dioxide laser, to treat sun-damaged skin, facial wrinkles, and scars in a procedure called laser skin resurfacing.

Cosmetic and plastic surgery centers are finding that Botox injections are the most popular minimally invasive procedure offered, and are extending membership programs and discounts for their regular customers. To make it even easier for patients to get these injections, dentists and other medical professionals are learning to administer Botox at their practices.

You’ve made an investment to achieve that picture-perfect smile with porcelain veneers, but those amazing results won’t last forever without the right care plan. You will need to take extra good care of your teeth and gums after getting veneers because any dental problems can take their toll on the veneers. Since veneers are attached to your teeth, any gum or hygiene problems can be even more problematic because the gum tissues can swell and become puffy. Cosmetic Dentistry doctors will provide you with a care plan after treatment, but it’s up to you to take good care of your oral health and your new teeth.

If you’ve been thinking about getting breast implants but are still hesitating to go under the knife, there may be another option: natural breast augmentation. Dr. August Accetta of the Accetta Institute of Cosmetic Surgery in Huntington Beach, California, specializes in breast rejuvenation using the Natural Breast Augmentation technique and explains that fat transfer can produce very natural-looking results while restoring youthful volume. Is it really possible to enhance the breasts with your own body fat? Here’s a closer look at how this procedure works:

You’re spending hours at the gym, watching your diet like a hawk, but you still can’t seem to lose those stubborn inches around your waistline, thighs and hips. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Millions of American struggle with the battle of the bulge and losing those “vanity” pounds that never seem to come off – no matter how much you diet and exercise. Your best solution is liposuction, and you don’t have to undergo a very extensive procedure to get amazing results. Tickle Lipo is one of the latest innovations in liposuction, and can help to zap away those inches with ease.

Imagine larger breasts without implants! Now imagine using your own body fat as the implant itself! You may wonder how this is possible. With a procedure called autologous fat grafting, fat is removed from one part of your body and transferred to the breast in a single procedure, without any visible scars! This revolutionary technique adds a very new dimension to breast augmentation and breast reconstruction as a patient's own body fat used exclusively to enlarge the breast! With this approach, the traditional breast implant is no longer used at all.

Buttock enhancement’s popularity is growing. Today women and men are seeking a more lifted, projected, and shaped buttock that reflects youth and physical fitness. In some ways the U.S. is just now catching up to the rest of the world, as surgeons from around the globe and particularly in South America have been addressing this trend for decades.

If you are experiencing blurred/ hazy vision, spots in front of the eye(s), sensitivity to glare, and/or a feeling of “film” over the eye(s), there is a good chance you are experiencing symptoms of a cataract. A cataract is a cloudy area in the lens in the front of the eye, which is normally clear and usually there is no pain associated with the condition.