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Are There Surgical Options for Hair Loss?

Hair transplants are nothing new, although the technology has evolved in recent years. When they first began, the typical procedure was to take a strip of hair-populated skin from the back of the head and sew it in to the bare areas in the front. Later, this same strip would be cut into smaller pieces

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What is an Augmentation Rhinoplasty?

Most of the time, when we think about nose jobs, we think about ways to make them smaller. The usual combination is to remove the hump on the top of the nose, smooth out the profile, and make the tip smaller and more refined. In sum, this procedure involves removing bits of bone, cartilage, and

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It’s Not That Deep – The Difference Between Microneedling and Just Scratching the Surface

Microneedling has received a lot of attention recently, as patients and practitioners realize the potential of this minimally invasive technique. While results do vary, it is becoming clear that this process has huge potential for healing and rejuvenating skin. Add to that low downtime and low potential complications, and you have a recipe for popularity.

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Why Nearly Everyone Has a Deviated Septum

The nose is made up of cartilage, soft tissue, and bone. The nasal bones make up the upper third of the nose, and the middle and lower thirds are cartilage and soft tissue. The nasal septum is a wall of cartilage that sits in the middle of the nose, holding up both sides. It divides

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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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When Looking Young Starts to Get Old

Every once in a while, as you gaze at one of your favorite celebrities who just really hit the big-time, you start to wonder…. what in the world did she do to herself? She still looks sort of like herself, but somehow things just seem off. Even stranger, you know she is young, and she

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Jawline Liposuction : The Facelift Before The Facelift

Many of my patients have just a little bit of a problem with sagging – especially at the neckline. For most of these patients, it’s too soon for a facelift, but it’s time to do something. The feminine jawline is shaped like an egg- oval and smooth. Early jowls will square off the jaw, making

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Lip bomb!

t’s all about proportion. Everything in nature must adhere to basic principles of aesthetics to be balanced… the Golden Ratio etc… But even more than that is the “You Know It When You See It” principle. Cosmetic surgery is no exception- it either looks “done” or it doesn’t.

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