Leave the Spiders to Marvel

Spider veins. If you didn’t really know what they were, you might be tempted to think they were the domain of Peter Parker, aka Spiderman. After all, you can’t go to the megaplex these days without half the available movies being about superheroes. If they were only that exciting. The reality of spider veins is […]

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The Eyes Have It — Eyelid Surgery

The “ayes have it” may be a fixture of parliamentary procedure, but in the human world, the eyes have it. Why? When asked, most people say the eyes are the first thing they notice when looking at another person, particularly for the first time. Unfortunately, the skin around the eyes is some of the first […]

What are your hands signaling about your age?

The popularity of cosmetic treatments, surgical and non-surgical, has allowed us to practically turn back the hands of time. Our faces look smoother and fuller, and even our bodies are benefitting from today’s many effective procedures. Yet, even as we take steps to stay looking more youthful, we’re forgetting one of the first places where […]

How old is too old for plastic surgery?

What’s the right time to have cosmetic surgery? The answer depends on the individual. Same goes for, “How old it too old?” These days, older people are choosing to have procedures more frequently than ever, as Baby Boomers continue to fight the signs of aging. Old enough to know what you want According to the […]

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The right breast implants can keep your secret

Admit it. We’ve all worn a pair of shoes or pants that were too small or too big. Maybe the item was something we just had to have, but it didn’t come in our size, and we didn’t care – until later when we realized how uncomfortable we felt and how wrong we looked. The […]

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The news about Botox just keeps getting happier

Most of us already know that Botox helps get rid of frown lines. But new research is suggesting that Botox can also help treat some of the reasons we frown. The study looked at the correlation between Botox and depression, and results were just published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Botox […]

Your questions about liposuction, answered

It’s one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures, but there are still plenty of people out there who’ve never experienced it – and they have questions. Here are the most common ones we get about liposuction: Q: What can lipo do for me? A: The procedure can remove fat to help smooth and contour […]

Not your mother’s facelift

For those of you who may have murky memories of your mother (or another adult in your life) having a facelift back in the 80s, you might have sworn then and there you’d never have the procedure. You might remember the patient drinking through a straw while moaning and groaning and taking lots of painkillers. […]

Your nose and aging

Today’s rhinoplasty procedures can produce subtle changes to the nose, helping to ensure that your nose is not only more attractive but also fits your face. Plastic surgeons can reshape the nose to: Repair an injury Fix a deformity Improve its appearance Rhinoplasty might do more than improving your looks A recent study suggests the […]

The decision to have breast implants

Breast augmentation has become one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the country. Friends, sisters, mothers and daughters are choosing to be in charge of their breast size. And it’s no wonder. The surgery can definitely change your appearance in ways that can increase confidence and self-esteem if you’re looking to: Add some volume […]

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