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Sculpting the male jawline: Chin and neck contouring 101

Daisy Brumby | Freelance Writer Thursday, September 21, 2023

A well-sculpted jawline and defined chin can signal attractiveness, masculinity and confidence in a mature male face. Yet, many men start to see double chins, loose skin and jowls – especially as they age. And for some, nature never gave others a strong jawline in the first place.

Under the influence: How social media influencers are shaping plastic surgery trends

Kayla Peterson | Freelance Writer Tuesday, September 19, 2023

The rise of social media has not only transformed the way we communicate but also has significantly influenced our perceptions of beauty. Influencers, with their extensive reach and relatability, play a pivotal role in steering the beauty narrative. This digital revolution has significantly impacted the cosmetic surgery industry.

Honoring Hispanic heritage in plastic surgery: Celebrating influential pioneers and innovations

Kayla Peterson | Freelance Writer Friday, September 15, 2023

The world of plastic surgery has been a melting pot of ideas, influences and groundbreaking achievements where Hispanic surgeons have played a pivotal role in shaping its history and current practices.

Is plastic surgery an art or a science?

Daisy Brumby | Freelance Writer Monday, September 11, 2023

A surgeon works on a patient with the precision of a scientist, with every instrument carefully calibrated and movements calculated down to the millimeter. Yet, in the same breath, the doctor also sees the procedure with an artist's eye, discerning the subtleties of form and symmetry to make decisions that will transform not just tissue but lives.

Imaging innovations: Seeing your future self before plastic surgery

Kayla Peterson | Freelance Writer Friday, September 8, 2023

The line between reality and aspiration often blurs in a world where Instagram filters and Photoshop can easily manipulate appearances. Yet, advancements in imaging technology have allowed the field of plastic surgery to undergo a significant evolution so doctors and patients can better determine the results of a procedure.

Fitness goals: How plastic surgery helps men achieve results

Ariel Frankeny | Freelance Writer Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Many of us are chasing a dream physique, following the age-old advice of eating healthy and working out consistently. Yet, for so many men, it is not that simple. The results you have been dreaming of don't always come from having a strict diet and intense workout routine.

The future of plastic surgery: How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing aspects of the specialty

Kayla Peterson | Freelance Writer Friday, September 1, 2023

As plastic surgery's popularity continues to grow, innovative technologies – including artificial intelligence (AI) – are increasingly intersecting with this medical discipline.

Maximizing your glow: Ideas for embracing the patient journey

Ariel Frankeny | Freelance Writer Thursday, August 31, 2023

Proper planning for your plastic surgery recovery is critical to maximize your results. Start implementing healthy lifestyle choices ahead of time, prepare your space and practice mindfulness to keep yourself centered throughout the recovery process. You can maximize your glow and results by giving your body the time and space to heal fully.

Mindful beauty: Nurturing mental health while pursuing cosmetic surgery

Kayla Peterson | Freelance Writer Tuesday, August 29, 2023

In our fast-paced digital age, the constant bombardment of seemingly flawless images on social media platforms can shape perceptions of what is considered beautiful. It has become crucial, now more than ever, to understand and maintain mental wellbeing when considering or undergoing cosmetic procedures.

Road to recovery: Patience in practice after plastic surgery

Ariel Frankeny | Freelance Writer Monday, August 28, 2023

Rest and recovery are essential to maximize your plastic surgery results. Many patients tend to focus only on the procedure, but healing is just as critical to achieving the goals you desire. This means giving your body ample time to heal by limiting physical activity, undergoing scar treatment and taking enough time off work.

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