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Surgical vs. Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty

In the last decade, and with the advent of so many amazing injectable products, there has been a move toward non-surgical cosmetic procedures. Marketed with low (or no) downtime, lower cost, and lower risk these procedures become very appealing. But sometimes the appeal of the non-surgical option masks the reality of its ultimate success. Often,

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Why Is There Another Breast in My Armpit?

Ever wonder why your breast is supposed to be in front of you, but sometimes it ends up in your armpit? Well, there are two reasons why that may be happening. The first possibility is that your breasts are too large or too wide for your frame. In that case, some of the tissue might

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Why Looking Good on Camera Isn’t Just About Your Face

One of my good friends once told me that she always wears high heels when she is in online meetings. Although no one ever sees them, she knows they are there, and it just makes her behave differently. The heels also make her aware of her strength and femininity, and they officially feel “dressed up”

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Am I Too Thin for Liposuction?

There is a common misconception out there that liposuction, and other fat reducing techniques, are made for patients who are overweight. It would make sense that a surgery that reduces fat would be optimized for patients who have a lot of it, and yet the reality is that these procedures were actually designed for people

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What is Elective Surgery, and Why Is It Off-Limits Right Now?

In the world of surgical procedures, there are two modes: emergency and elective. By definition, emergency surgeries are those that must happen now, or at the very least sometime in the next 8 hours. Elective surgeries are procedures that should happen at some point, but do not have a similarly urgent timeline. While there are

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The High Cost of Free SiIicone

These days you can find silicone almost anywhere. It’s in the hot pads we use for cooking, the gel we use for scar healing, and the industrial lubricants that the contractor uses for some of his building projects. Silicone is versatile and ubiquitous, but there is one place where you can find it that it

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How to Spot a Fake!

Ever consider buying a really expensive handbag, and then realize that you could get something that looks almost exactly the same for a fraction of the price? Ever buy a really expensive handbag on a deep discount only to then realize that it’s not authentic? Well, don’t feel bad. It can be very difficult to

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Why Everyone Needs a Plastic Surgeon on SpeedDial

Life is full of Boo-boos. They happen to everyone all the time. But before you decide to just “butterfly” it and run, consider this: there’s probably a plastic surgeon nearby who could patch up that boo-boo and get it looking much much better down the road. Plastic surgery has come a long way since its

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