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Four tips to prepare for male breast reduction surgery

Eric Chang, MD | Columbia, MD Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Also known as male breast reduction, gynecomastia surgery removes excess fat in the chest as well as problematic glandular tissue.

Why facelifts are growing more popular with younger people

John LeRoy, MD | Atlanta, GA Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Facelifts are commonly seen as a cosmetic procedure only reserved for those 60 and older. However, in recent years, the surgery has gained popularity among younger people.

What are stretch marks and what can you do to get rid of them?

Ashley Amalfi, MD | Rochester, NY Thursday, October 1, 2020

Stretch marks are a type of scar to the skin, sometimes referred to as "straie" by doctors. They are caused by a tear in the dermis, or the deeper layer of our skin, often from abrupt stretching of the tissue.

Are you a good candidate for a mommy makeover?

Shahram Salemy, MD FACS | Seattle, WA Tuesday, September 15, 2020

In recent years, plastic surgeons have performed more than half a million cosmetic procedures for moms who have made the choice to take back control of their bodies and regain their confidence after having given birth.

What you need to know about breast augmentation revision

Frederic Corbin, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Even with a comprehensive breast augmentation consultation and experienced surgeon, there are many factors that could cause your breast implants to deviate from your original expectations or appearance.

Dr. 90210! returns with cast of female plastic surgeons

Kendra Y. Mims | ASPS Staff Monday, August 24, 2020

A reboot of "Dr. 90210" returns to E! this fall with an all-female plastic surgeon cast in Beverly Hills. The groundbreaking reality show will follow four ASPS members as they perform life-changing procedures while balancing their career, family and personal lives.

What to expect during your rhinoplasty recovery

Shahram Salemy, MD FACS | Seattle, WA Tuesday, August 11, 2020

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, rhinoplasties are the most common plastic surgery procedure for the face.

New Netflix reality series transforming lives through plastic surgery

Kendra Y. Mims | ASPS Staff Friday, August 7, 2020

The new Netflix series "Skin Decision: Before and After" isn't your typical makeover show. It challenges common misconceptions about plastic surgery and shows a side of the specialty that's not often portrayed in the media.

Ten things people can do to maintain their youth

Manish Shah, MD | Denver, CO Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The word "prejuvenation" is new to most people. It basically refers to things we can do for ourselves when we are young to maintain our youth.

How long is the recovery for a breast augmentation?

Christine Blaine, MD | Huntington, NY Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Increasing your breast size with a breast augmentation is a major procedure that requires a lot of pre-surgery prep and post-surgery recovery.

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