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What Is The Best Time Of Year To Have Plastic Surgery?

There is a lot to consider when deciding how to time your plastic surgery. For one, the season may be important to you based on temperature alone. Holidays and travel are always a consideration, as well as activity limitations after your procedure. Childcare and home responsibilities are just as key as work demands, or the

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If I Remove My Implants, Do I Have to Replace Them?

There are many reasons why you might or need your implants removed. It could be because of a complication like capsular contracture or rupture, because of a malposition, or simply because “It’s time.” As one of my patients once said to me, “I’m just done with them.” The decision to remove breast implants is personal

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The Pre-Pec Pocket Change

For more than a decade, I have been refining my technique for breast augmentation. During that time, I have also been unique in my preference of sub-glandular implant placement. I was trained to perform the procedure by placing the implants under the muscle, but I have looked past that habit with a challenging and practical

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Symmastia Is Anything But Simple

Symmastia is the kind of word you only know if it happened to you. And this is usually not a good time. Simply put, it happens when the two breasts on your body meet in the middle, forming a uni-boob as they become one unit. Symmastia is usually the result of breast augmentation surgery, where

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The Bartsich Butt Lift

The BBL is one of the most requested plastic surgery procedures in the United States today. Social beauty ideals have drawn attention to the gluteal region, and it seems like the bigger the better. But the original butt lift is not what it has become today, and the procedure itself is a risky proposition, one

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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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