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Restoring the Appearance of Your Breasts After Overcoming Breast Cancer

Published on October 24, 2017 by

Women who have undergone a mastectomy to remove their breast cancer often find that losing one or both of their breasts can have a major affect on their self-esteem. Although they have overcome their illness, the appearance of their body

Upper-Eyelid Surgery: Worried Your Results Won’t Look Natural?

Published on October 9, 2017 by

If you have sagging upper-eyelid skin, you are probably familiar with how much the issue can diminish the youthfulness of one’s appearance. You may even be considering undergoing upper-eyelid surgery to correct the issue but may be hesitant because you

How to Preserve Your Liposuction Results

Published on September 22, 2017 by

Before committing to undergoing a liposuction procedure, you must be certain that you can commit to maintaining your weight by living a healthier lifestyle. Liposuction can eliminate your unwanted fat, but it cannot prevent fat from coming back if you

Has Acne Left Noticeable Scars on Your Face?

Published on September 8, 2017 by

If you are suffering from severe acne, there is a good chance that the issue has left noticeable scars across your face. The inflamed blemishes on your face will often burst, which causes damage to the skin tissue. If the

Is Flabby Upper-Arm Skin Giving You the Bat Wing Look?

Published on August 18, 2017 by

When fat accumulates in the upper arm and the skin begins to severely sag, it can give your arms the “bat wing” look. Flabby upper-arm skin can be difficult to cover up and can prevent you from wearing certain tops

The Medical Benefits of Breast Reduction Surgery

Published on August 7, 2017 by

Breast reduction surgery can provide women with smaller and shapelier breasts that complement the proportions of their figure. For many women, breast reduction surgery is a way to attain a more attractive appearance that improves self-esteem. For other women, the

Restoring the Vibrancy of Your Eyes with Botox

Published on July 20, 2017 by

“Crow’s feet” is the common term used to describe the fine lines that form around the corners of the eyes. These wrinkles typically form as a result of the aging process. As we age, our muscles become stiff from repeated

The Level of Technical Skill Required to Correct a Bulbous Nasal Tip

Published on July 7, 2017 by

In order to perform a well-executed rhinoplasty procedure with natural-looking results, a surgeon must possess an immense amount of surgical skill and knowledge. Understanding the internal structures of the nose is critical to the process. One example is correcting a

Is Your Sagging Forehead Making You Look Older?

Published on June 22, 2017 by

Drooping forehead skin can have a significant impact on your appearance, even when your face is at rest. It can give your face an aged appearance or a constantly worried or angry look. This can make it difficult for others

Thigh Lift – Feel Comfortable in Your Clothes

Published on June 2, 2017 by

Is the appearance of your thighs holding you back from wearing the clothes you want to? This is a common issue that occurs in individuals who have undergone massive weight loss. After losing the weight, many people are left with