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Face Lift via Fat Transfer

As we age, our body goes through a lot of changes. Thinning of the dermis, which is the thick, sensitive layer of skin or connective tissue lying just beneath the epidermis, is one such change. As it thins, or weakens, the collagen in the face break down, resulting in wrinkles, visible lines, and the loss […]

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Botox in San Antonio, TX. Is it right for you?

Botox treatment is used cosmetically to remove or reduce frown lines on the forehead and between the eyebrows as well as crow’s feet around eyes. How it Works The Botox is injected into the muscles to prevent them from contracting. The Botox prevents the transmission of messages from the nerves to the muscles thereby ensuring […]

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Combine Breast Lift and Breast Augmentation for Amazing Results

Want fuller, perky breasts? Have a hard time figuring out whether you need breast lift or breast augmentation? If so, consider both surgeries. Also referred to as breast lift with implants, this procedure offers the best of both worlds. A breast augmentation combined with breast lift can make your breasts look youthful and rounder with […]

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Getting a Tummy Tuck after Pregnancy

Pregnancy is what most women remember fondly as one of the best times of their lives for the joys it brings. However, this 9 month period can be physically, mentally, and emotionally taxing. One of the common problems after pregnancy is loose skin on the belly caused due to excess fat and loose tissue which […]

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Common FAQs on minimally invasive procedures

What are the best treatment options for busy working people? A cosmetic procedure such as Botox can be undertaken during the lunch break at work, and the patient can be back to work at the end of the hour! Other non-surgical procedures such as dermal fillers and chemical peels also involve minimal downtime and the […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Minimally Invasive Procedures

Which are the most common non-surgical cosmetic treatments? Botox for removal of frown lines, dermal fillers for wrinkle reduction, dermabrasion for scar removal, and chemical peels for improving the skin texture and tone are some of the most common and popular non-surgical cosmetic procedures today. What are the benefits of non-surgical cosmetic options versus plastic […]

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Misconceptions About Breast Augmentation and Lift

Below is an interesting read I found on PlasticSurgery.org. A combination breast augmentation and breast lift (augmentation mastopexy) is an excellent option for women who want to restore fullness and correct sagging that can occur after having children, losing weight, or with aging; however, there are many common misconceptions about this surgery. Understanding the following […]

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What are Fat Injections?

This procedure involves the transfer of the body fats from regions of high concentration to where they are much needed. It aims to reduce defects such as wrinkles or sagging skin due to insufficient fat deposition or aging. Fat Injections can be done on the face or the arms. If you’re interested in Plastic Surgery […]

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Post-Weight Loss Surgery

After a significant weight loss either through surgery on any other procedure, the body may not conform to the desirable form. This may be due to sagging of the skin or lack of elasticity. Therefore, this procedure aims to collect all these defects and give the body a firm and youthful appearance. If you are […]

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Is ear surgery right for you?

Ear surgery also technically referred to as otoplasty or ear pinning, is a surgical procedure to change the shape, proportion or the position of the ear. Some people are born with these defects or some other may just be dissatisfied with their current appearance. These may include an overlarge ear, protruding ears or disfigured ears. […]

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