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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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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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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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ho·me·op·a·thy ˌhōmēˈäpəTHē/

I am not generally that big on lotions and potions. Few things truly work as well as they should, and even fewer come without significant side effects. For scar therapy, you can’t argue with the data on silicone and sunblock. But for the other nemesis of cosmetic surgery, unsightly and uncomfortable swelling, there is Arnica.

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But Will It Leave a Scar? The Top Ten Tips

It happens all the time.. I talk to patients about their surgery, including their scars, I tell them the scars will always be there. And then they ask me: “But I thought I was having plastic surgery?” Any time you cut through the skin full thickness, you will get a scar as a result. Scarring

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