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Benefits of breast reconstruction after fighting cancer

Daniel Y. Maman, MD | New York, NY Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Breast reconstruction offers many women the opportunity to regain control of their body and self-image following the emotional journey through breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.


What a nose job can and cannot fix

Kevin J. Cross, MD | Las Vegas, NV Friday, October 21, 2022

Since the nose occupies such a central and important part of the entire face, it's only natural that people would want to address aspects of it they don't like. And a rhinoplasty can do just that.


What to expect after your breast reduction surgery

Sara R. Dickie, MD | Skokie, IL Tuesday, October 4, 2022

So, you've decided to have a breast reduction. Congratulations! But now comes the real deal and you need to know what to expect after surgery.


High-definition liposuction vs liposuction – what's the difference?

Ravi Somayazula, DO | Houston, TX Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Although it is a classic procedure, the various techniques and technologies used to perform liposuction have evolved over the last few decades.


Seven signs you need a breast implant revision

Daniel Y. Maman, MD | New York, NY Wednesday, August 10, 2022

While it is expected for patients to replace their breast implants after 10-20 years, there are several reasons they may need to be replaced sooner.


What to do if your Botox gets "botched"

Eric R. Mariotti, MD | Concord, CA Thursday, July 21, 2022

What can you do to fix a botched injectable treatment, and is there any way to prevent being unhappy with your results in the first place?


What will your mommy makeover scars look like?

Scot A. Martin, MD | Las Cruces, NM Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Mommy makeover procedures continue to be a popular option for women who want to tone, tighten and reshape their bodies after pregnancy.


What does "drop and fluff" mean after breast augmentation?

Eric R. Mariotti, MD | Concord, CA Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Although you will undoubtedly be anxious to see your results immediately after breast augmentation, there are a few processes that need to happen during recovery in order to reveal your final look.


Scar Treatment 101: What are the first steps?

Samuel J. Lin, MD & Eric Shiah, BA | Boston, MA Thursday, June 9, 2022

Scar formation is a natural part of the skin healing process. It results from accidents, diseases, skin conditions and surgery. There are a variety of treatment options available that can help improve the appearance of scars and reduce associated discomfort.


What you need to know about a neck lifts

Shahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Friday, June 3, 2022

Having a graceful, well-defined neckline is a small thing that can make a dramatic difference in your appearance. Yet factors like age, weight loss and genetics can all contribute to problems like loose neck skin, sagging jowls or a double chin.


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