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Sep
22

Cinderella Surgery: Make Your Foot Fit The Shoe

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To men, high heeled designer shoes can seem like a form of medieval torture. While we certainly appreciate the effect of this breed of footwear, no man would even dream of enduring what women go through just to wear a high class pair of sassy pumps. However, fashionable women simply can't seen to get enough of name brand heels. Recently, modern advances in cosmetic foot surgery have given rise to a new trend that allows women access to even more shoes than ever before. Plastic surgeons have created new procedures to actually change the shape and size of a woman's foot so that it will better fit into high heeled shoes.

Sep
19

Dispelling Common Misconceptions About Labiaplasty

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There are many myths and misconceptions circulating about labiaplasty that may scare women off from the surgery. This is a shame, since it is a worthwhile procedure that can benefit many women for a wide variety of reasons. Allow us to put some rumors to rest and provide you with information about the procedure so that you can make an informed decision about whether or not it is right for you.

Sep
18

Remembering the Cosmetic Crusader Joan Rivers

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Joan Rivers, one of the most influential and admired female comedians in American history, was also an outspoken supporter, and recipient of plastic surgery.

Sep
9

Celebs Who Had Surgery When Young: Are Teens Too Young For Plastic Surgery?

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Many adolescents and teens may be affected by body image issues that they believe can be corrected with plastic surgery. According to annual numbers released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more patients aged 13-19 are undergoing cosmetic procedures than ever before, and the trend is only likely to increase. But how young is too young to start getting work done?

Sep
8

LocateADoc.com Announces New Medical Advisory Board

LocateADoc.com Medical Advisory Board We recently announced 13 new members to our Medical Advisory Board, continuing the tradition of providing effective business direction and quality industry insights to the LocateADoc.com team.
Aug
15

Cosmetic Surgery Essentials - Average Costs for the 5 Most Popular Procedures

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When it comes to cosmetic procedures, patients inevitably have many questions as they consider their options. Potential patients wonder about things like what preparations they will need to make in advance, the types of side effects they might experience, and what the recovery period will be like. But the main thing on most people’s minds is the cost.

Aug
13

Understand the Potential Pros and Cons of Breast Reduction Surgery

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While many patients report a completely positive outcome, those who are considering breast reduction surgery should understand the potential pros and cons of undergoing the procedure. As is the case with any type of surgical process, every patient has a unique experience. It’s important to know what could happen beforehand. These pros and cons represent some of the most common findings reported by patients who have elected to have breast reduction surgery done:

Aug
6

How Safe is a Neck Lift Procedure?

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If you have excess skin or fat around your neck, you may be considering getting neck lift surgery. Just like any other form of cosmetic surgery, this procedure has its fair share of benefits and risks. Before going forward with this or any other plastic surgery procedure, you should consult your doctor and inform yourself on every risk involved to find out whether or not you are an ideal candidate for the procedure.

Jul
29

Relying on Non-Certified Plastic Surgeons Can Increase Risk of Dangerous Infections

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Is your plastic surgeon keeping you safe? Every year hundreds of thousands of cosmetic surgical procedures are performed, many by board-certified surgeons in accredited hospitals or other medical facilities. However, there are many outpatient locations in which non-specialists not subject to the standards of state and federal regulations execute the same procedures. In such environments, even common procedures such as liposuction can turn deadly without proper protection from risks such as infection.

Jul
24

New Plastic Surgery Trend Models Maleficent's Cheekbones

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Have you been dreaming of that fairytale makeover? Well, you’re not alone. The newest trend in plastic surgery inspiration may not be what you expect. Since the release of Disney’s “Maleficent,” the bewitching cheekbones of the black-robed title character, played by Angelina Jolie, have cast a spell over many women wishing to highlight their own facial contours.

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