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My Advice to Young Women Considering Breast Augmentation

October 13, 2016 By Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Breast augmentation is one of the most common procedures performed by plastic surgeons today. And, it is the most common procedure performed for young women.  In our practice, it is the procedure that delivers the most instantaneous change and has the ha ...

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Anatomic Breast Implants

September 28, 2016 By Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Since their approval in 2013, anatomic or “tear-drop” or “gummy bear” breast implants have been one of the most sought after implants in breast augmentation surgery.  These implants are made of a highly cohesive silicone (HSC) mor ...

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Capsular Contracture

September 6, 2016 By Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Any implant placed in the body will induce the formation of a thin protective scar layer commonly termed a capsule. This is the body’s response to something foreign and primarily serves to protect the body from whatever that “foreign” it ...

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Christie Brinkley Plastic Surgery

April 15, 2016 By Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Christie Brinkley is one of the most beautiful women in the world, and like one of the most beautiful women ever over the age of 60! It’s hard to believe that she made it into her 7th decade on good genetics alone – but she has never admitte ...

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Kim Kardashian Plastic Surgery

March 15, 2016 By Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Kim Kardashian is one of the most recognized faces in the world and a beauty icon to many women. She is mobbed in every country in the world and has changed how we look at beauty in the 21st century. She has admitted to dabbling in plastic surgery procedu ...

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Courteney Cox Plastic Surgery

February 29, 2016 By Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Despite Courteney Cox being one of the most beautiful actresses in Hollywood, she still likely needs some help in maintaining her beauty as she continues to age. From these photographs it seems that she has barely aged over the past 10 years, but this is ...

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Good Candidates for Breast Augmentation Surgery

May 5, 2015 By Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

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. ...

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Tummy Tuck Side Effects

April 27, 2015 By Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

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 ...

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Top Trends in Plastic Surgery for 2014

April 27, 2015 By Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

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-surg ...

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Pre-op Instructions before a Breast Augmentation Procedure

April 21, 2015 By Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

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 anesthesi ...

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