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How does gynecomastia affect boys and men at different ages?

David Whiteman, MD | Duluth, GA Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Gynecomastia is a condition in which excess glandular breast tissue leads to an enlargement of the male breasts. The causes of the condition and recommended treatment options may differ depending on the patient's age.


Comparing upper facelift, mid facelift and lower facelift

John LeRoy, MD | Atlanta, GA Friday, June 15, 2018

There are countless different types of facelifts, but the three of the most important terms for patients to understand are upper facelift, mid facelift and lower facelift.


What is capsular contracture and how can it be treated?

Kevin Tehrani, MD | New York, NY Tuesday, June 12, 2018

In some breast augmentation patients, a capsule of scar tissue can become unusually hard and contract around the implant. This can lead to both aesthetic problems and, in extreme cases, pain in the breasts.


Your checklist to a better tummy tuck

Shahram Salemy, MD | Seattle, WA Tuesday, June 05, 2018

If you're considering a tummy tuck to help optimize your appearance and confidence, understanding the fundamentals of this procedure can mean the difference between a good tummy tuck experience and a great one.


Thinking about plastic surgery? Here is what you need to ask yourself before you go

Paul Vitenas, Jr., MD | Houston, TX Wednesday, May 30, 2018

If you are one of the thousands of people thinking about plastic surgery, carefully weigh out all of your options before committing to an invasive procedure.


Is a breast augmentation right for you?

Heather Rocheford, MD | Woodbury, MN Tuesday, May 22, 2018

There can be a lot out there to read about breast augmentations. If you’re simply looking for where to begin with your decision-making progress, here are some things to consider.


What causes hair loss and what hair restoration procedures are available?

Richard Chaffoo, MD | La Jolla, CA Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Hair restoration procedures can restore a natural hairline and add density to bald or thinning areas on the scalp.


Cosmetic procedures for the nipples and areolas

Olivia Hutchinson, MD | New York, NY Friday, May 11, 2018

Many patients who are dissatisfied with some aspects of their nipples or areolas may not be aware of the cosmetic procedures designed to improve their appearance.


Liposuction: 10 things to know and 10 questions to ask

Shahram Salemy, MD | Seattle, WA Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Here are 10 things you should know about liposuction and 10 questions your should you ask your plastic surgeon before undergoing this procedure.


How a drainless tummy tuck packs a double punch

Frank Campanile, MD | Denver, CO Tuesday, May 01, 2018

A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures for both women and men.


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