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Lipoabdominoplasty – an improved tummy tuck procedure
Lipoabdominoplasty is a recently popularized procedure in the United States as more and more plastic surgeons are starging to perform this procedure. Lipoabdominoplasty allows to achieve better abdominal contouring as compared to a conventional tummy tuck. Patients with mid and upper abdominal fat excess frequently had to undergo a second ...
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Permanent lip augmentation using silicone implants
Introduction of silicone lip implants today allows plastic surgeons to offer patients a safe, natural, and permanent method of lip augmentation. Silicone lip implants are soft and shape specifically to produce a natural feel and look. These implants are similar in the feel to the gummy bear breast implants that ...
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What is a mommy makeover?
A mommy makeover has been frequently mentioned in the media. Hence, many mothers present to plastic surgeons asking for this procedure.  A mommy makeover is more of a marketing rather a technical term.  Following pregnancies many women experience changes in the shape of their body and face.  A mommy makeover ...
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What is capsular contracture?
Capsular contracture is one of the uncommon complications following breast augmentation.  The body will form a fibrous capsule (or a scar) around the implant. This is a normal healing process. In some women, however, a thicker scar can be formed. The thicker scar around the breast implant can squeez the ...
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Do Breast Implants Need to be Changed Every Ten Years?
A  Los Angeles plastic surgeon is frequently asked by his or her patients whether breast implants need to be changed every 10 years.  A simple answer is no.  Breast implants do not need to be changed if there are no problems with them.  For most patients, Los Angeles breast implants ...
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Does facial yoga prevent or promote wrinkles?
Aging is unavoidable process that every person goes through in his or her life. A lot of effort has been spent around the world on finding ways to minimize the signs of aging from simple makeup to plastic surgery. New trends and treatments appear in the media regularly that claim ...
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Evolution of Breast Augmentation
Breast augmentation has become one of the most commonly performed plastic surgical procedures across the world. Many women turn to plastic surgeons to enhance the size of their breasts or restore the breast volume that may have been lost following pregnancy or weight loss. Today breast enlargement procedures are performed using ...
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Rhinoplasty among Asians
Nose job  or rhinoplasty for years has been a popular plastic surgery procedure among various ethnics groups. While many groups tend to request a smaller and shorter nose, many Asian patients seek to have a larger and narrower nose. There are several characteristics common to Asian rhinoplasty. First, a number ...
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Nasal airway obstruction
Nasal airway obstruction is very common. In fact many people may not know they have at least a partial obstruction of breathing as they may have never experienced what it is like to breath well. Many patients presenting to plastic surgeons for nose reshaping or rhinoplasty are diagnosed with a ...
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