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Good Candidates for Breast Augmentation Surgery

May 5th, 2015

Breast augmentation has remained the most requested cosmetic surgical procedure for the past several years. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), its member surgeons performed almost 300,000 breast augmentations procedures in 2014. Of course, women who are considering breast augmentation surgery will most likely want to work toward becoming ideal candidates for […]

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Tummy Tuck Side Effects

April 27th, 2015

Because cosmetic surgical procedures are elective (rather than medically necessary), it can be all too easy for prospective patients to not take cosmetic procedures as seriously as other types of surgery. This can be particularly true in the case of tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) procedures, which tighten up excess loose skin, tissue, and underlying muscle following […]

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Top Trends in Plastic Surgery for 2014

April 27th, 2015

Just as with trends in fashion, fitness, or beauty, studying the latest trends in plastic surgery can tell us a great deal about how societal attitudes toward self-improvement have changed over the years. For example, we should expect to see more non-surgical facial rejuvenation procedures (such as BOTOX┬« Cosmetic injections, dermal fillers, and chemical peels) […]

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Pre-op Instructions before a Breast Augmentation Procedure

April 21st, 2015

By the time that patients have gone through a consultation with Dr. Vincent Marin, they will have selected the implant material, implant size, profile (widest diameter of the implant in relation to its height), and incision approach. The type of anesthesia to be used for the procedure may also have been discussed. At this point, […]

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Liposuction for the Knees and Calves

April 14th, 2015

Liposuction cosmetic procedures to remove excess pockets of stubborn fat are consistently popular. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) 2014 statistics, liposuction was the third most popular cosmetic surgical procedure performed by ASPS member surgeons.

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