Liposuction, December 2011

As a top procedure for both men and women,liposuction is appealing to anyone who has problem areas that are resistant to exercise and dieting. Popular areas of treatment include the buttocks, thighs, calves, love handles, back and arms. Liposuction improves body contours and provides a slimmer silhouette with a relatively low risk of complications. While there are many benefits to liposuction, patients should be careful to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle because results could be affected by weight gain, aging and lifestyle factors.

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Winter Skin Treatments, November 2011

Aging, sun exposure, heredity and lifestyle factors including nutrition, alcohol consumption and smoking all may contribute to facial wrinkling. Pigmentary changes of the skin, such as blotchiness or brown spots, may also occur with age or as a result of birth control pills, pregnancy or genetic factors. Prior acne may have made the surface of your skin uneven. These problems, as well as certain other skin conditions, may be improved by skin resurfacing (including chemical peels, microdermabrasion and laser resurfacing).

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Breast Cancer, October 2011

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Pink ribbons are everywhere you look, even football players can be seen sporting pink cleats and helmets. An estimated 230,000 new cases of breast cancer are expected to occur among women in the United States in 2011. Women diagnosed with breast cancer face both physical and emotional hurdles. Plastic surgeons are often called upon to reconstruct a woman's breast following mastectomy.  

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Rhinoplasty, September 2011

The "nose job" has long been a popular plastic surgery procedure with over 130,00 people undergoing the procedure in 2010 according to statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. The size and shape of the nose affects the overall aesthetics of a person's face and rhinoplasty could help correct many imbalances. While there are many pertinent reasons to have rhinoplasty, like fixing a broken nose or correcting a breathing problem, most are looking to improve their image and quality of life. 

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Body Contouring, August 2011

It is the middle of August, and time to face the fact that summer will soon be over. Back to work, back to school and back to those skin tight jeans that show off every lump and bump.   Liposuction is the second-most popular plastic surgery procedure in the United States, coming in right after breast-augmentation. 

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Breast Augmentation, July 2011

It is the middle of summer. Time to wear bikinis and sundresses! If you feel that your breasts are not proportionate to your body frame breast augmentation is the most popular plastic surgery procedure in the United States; in fact it has been the most requested procedure for 3 years in a row.

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Skincare, June 2011

Today is the first day of summer. The American Society for Aesthetic Surgery wants to remind everyone that basking in the sun, especially without protecting your skin can lead to wrinkles, premature aging and, worst of all, skin cancer.

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