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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.

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.

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.

Jun
23

You Might Be Surprised at the Most Common Plastic Surgery Procedures in Your State

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Beauty is, for certain, in the eye of the beholder, but how does the background change that view? Plastic surgery is becoming more and more prevalent across the United States. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery recently put out some stats about the popularity of procedures by state. Lets take a look at a few different procedures and see where they are most popular.

May
21

A Glimpse at the Future of Hand and Face Transplants

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When it comes to hand and face transplants, much is still unknown. The first facial procedure was completed just over five years ago, and since then just seven have been performed in three U.S. hospitals. Twenty patients have undergone hand transplants. Public interest is slowly increasing, though there is a tremendous amount of groundwork to be completed before these two procedures will be considered a widespread solution.

May
20

Butt and Labiaplasty Procedures on the Rise

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Plastic surgery reports show that some of the most popular procedures include rhinoplasties, tummy tucks, and breast augmentations. But some people are surprised to see that other, more private areas of the body are being targeted by women and their surgeons. Buttock augmentation and vaginal rejuvenation, also known as a labiaplasty, saw tremendous growth last year. In fact, the number of buttock procedures rose by 58% in 2013. Nearly 10,000 buttock augmentations with fat grafting were performed last year. The number of vaginal rejuvenation procedures increased by 44% between 2012 and 2013.

Mar
2013

Demand for Toe Surgery Procedures on the Rise

Women, who want feet that are more beautiful, are flocking to plastic surgery centers around the country to undergo a toe reshaping procedure. Women with very wide toes are “suffering” from a condition that has been coined, ‘toe-besity’. New York-based podiatrist Dr. Oliver Zong recently interviews with “Good Morning America” about this emerging trend, and shares some insights about this elective surgery.
Feb
2013

More Moms - Not Celebrities - Going Under the Knife

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reports Americans spend nearly $10 billion on cosmetic surgery procedures and treatments every year. However, it’s not the elite of Hollywood that are spending big bucks to achieve their ideal figures or youthful look. Doctors say that most of plastic surgery patients are actually middle-class moms who want to take years of their appearance.
Dec
2012

Give Yourself a Gift This Holiday!

What is with the holidays? It's supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year! We are supposed to be merry and thankful, yet all too often; we become depressed, anxious and stressed out. Nevertheless, if Ebenezer Scrooge can turn his “Bah, humbug!” feeling around, why can’t we?
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