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Plastic Surgery Improves Confidence

October 17, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Confidence is an important quality than many of us have, but also one many of us desire. There can be things in someone’s life that hold them back from being self-confident or comfortable in situations, frequently this shows up in a person’s appearanc ...

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Nasal Hump and Tip Refinement for Women

October 7, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

When we say that a person has an attractive face, what does that really mean? Studies have shown that humans subconsciously scan the face, looking for symmetry or balance between all the facial features. We notice if the eyes appear too small, or the ears ...

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Brow Lift Costs

September 30, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Aging, exposure to sun and wind, and sometimes even genetics can all take their toll on the face. Over time, wrinkles and lines will deepen, and the skin will begin to lose elasticity and sag downward. This can be particularly noticeable on the upper part ...

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Healing Timeline after Rhinoplasty

September 29, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

It is a common misconception among patients that any cosmetic surgical procedure will immediately leave them looking like new right after surgery. The truth is that there will always be a period of healing after surgery, as the body needs requires a certa ...

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Breast Implant Manufacturers and Warranties

September 28, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

There are a number of different breast implant manufacturers in the marketplace today. The two biggest manufacturers in the United States are Mentor and Natrelle. Most implants used in the United States come from one of these two manufacturers. These are ...

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Rhinoplasty for a Long Nose

September 21, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

People with an overly long or a droopy nose have had to endure a variety of descriptions for their noses, ranging from “aquiline,” to “Pinocchio,” to “parrot beak.” As colorful (and well meaning) as these descriptors might be, the truth is tha ...

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Breast Implants for Inverted Nipples

September 14, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Inverted nipples occur when the nipple is retracted into the breast, rather than pointing outward. As many as 2 percent of American women have at least one inverted nipple. Most cases of inverted nipples are congenital – they have been that way from ...

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Breast Implant Revision for Rippling

September 7, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Deciding to undergo breast augmentation is very personal decision for patients. They want to improve their appearance and most likely are nervous as to whether or not they will be pleased with the final outcome. ...

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Breast Augmentation for Misshapen Breasts

August 28, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Misshapen breasts can result from a number of causes, including congenital or developmental conditions, a previous breast augmentation procedure that did not go as planned, and pregnancy and breastfeeding. Breast augmentation surgery can be performed to f ...

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History of Breast Augmentation

August 28, 2013 By Dr. Vincent Marin, MD, FACS

Although the first silicone implants for breast augmentation were invented in the early 1960s, the history of the surgical attempts to enhance the shape or size of the breasts goes back much further than that. Compared to the earliest breast augmentation ...

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