Laser Skin Resurfacing: Top 8 Things You Need to Know

March 17, 2021 |
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Overview What is laser skin resurfacing? 1. When should I have laser skin resurfacing? 2. Treatments may hurt—or they may not 3. Having darker skin does not necessarily preclude you from laser resurfacing 4. It makes a difference who performs your laser skin resurfacing treatments 5. Certain medications or conditions… Read More »

The ABCs of Cosmetic Surgery: Breast Augmentation Terms to Know

January 23, 2019 |
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If you’ve been considering breast augmentation, it’s likely you’ve already spent some time scouring the internet for information. It’s also likely that you’ve come across a few terms you’re not familiar with, which can make understanding the procedure challenging. To help those feeling overwhelmed with information or curious about the… Read More »

Why are Men Having Cosmetic Surgery? Four ABCS Surgeons Weigh In

February 12, 2018 |
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Brotox. XeoMAN. Daddy do-overs. The conversation around cosmetic surgery has been changing, as more men look to cosmetic surgery to help them achieve or maintain a refined, fit appearance—and the statistics back it up: according to the American Academy for Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, a society that includes many… Read More »

What is it Really Like to Undergo General Anesthesia?

April 11, 2017 |
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You’ve booked your cosmetic procedure, are confident in your choice of board certified cosmetic surgeon, and can’t wait to see your results. There is just one thing you are unsure of: general anesthesia. You’re not alone; in fact, a study performed by psychiatrists showed that around 30% of patients were… Read More »

Is Your Teenager Asking About Labiaplasty?

June 3, 2016 |
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When we picture a self-conscious 16-year old worrying about her appearance, we might expect to hear complaints about acne outbreaks or perhaps a wish for a conspicuous feature to be larger or smaller. What likely doesn’t come to mind is a desire to look different “down there.” But it is… Read More »

Top 3 Tips for Maintaining Your Cosmetic Surgery Results

May 24, 2016 |
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Cosmetic surgery is an investment. Literally speaking, you are investing money into your appearance and accruing confidence as your results take shape. It’s also an investment of time and energy—and you want to make sure your efforts pay off. Cosmetic surgery procedures boast high patient satisfaction rates, and most patients… Read More »

4 Reasons to Throw Your Waist Trainer in the Trash

March 22, 2016 |
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The desire for shortcuts to a fit body is nothing new—novel “secret weapons” for quick and easy body shaping are constantly brought to market. The latest craze among some celebrities (and, in turn, their fans) is waist training. Waist trainers are tight-fitting corsets worn for specific periods of time to… Read More »

Common Feelings After Cosmetic Surgery

March 15, 2016 |
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The decision to have cosmetic surgery is incredibly personal, and it can come with a wide range of emotions throughout the entire process—from pre-consultation jitters to post-surgery “blues.” Just as you prepare yourself for the physical side of recovery, you should also know what to expect emotionally as your recover…. Read More »