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The holidays are the perfect season for plastic surgery and nonsurgical procedures

Karen Horton, MD, FACS, FRCSC | San Francisco, CA Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The holidays are the busiest time of year in plastic surgery offices! Whether it's patients seeking cosmetic surgery or just looking to refresh with nonsurgical procedures, everyone seems eager to squeeze in their end-of-year appointment.

Why are millennials getting Botox and fillers in their twenties?

Rod Rohrich, MD, FACS | Dallas, TX Friday, November 17, 2017

With the rising popularity of selfies, it is no surprise that younger people are opting for invasive and noninvasive procedures in hopes to achieve the perfect look.

Breast augmentation should never involve raw silicone injected directly into the breast

John Katzen, MD | Beverly Hills, CA & Las Vegas, NV Tuesday, November 14, 2017

A patient came to an ASPS member surgeon recently with breast problems due to raw silicone being injected into her breasts.

Mommy makeover – when diet and exercise aren't enough

Shruti Tannan, MD | Raleigh, NC Friday, November 10, 2017

Even the best diet and exercise regimen may not be enough to reverse some of the permanent changes to a woman's body after pregnancy. This is where a mommy makeover procedure can help.

What to expect on your breast augmentation journey

Austin-Weston, The Center for Cosmetic Surgery | Reston, VA Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Educate yourself about what to expect when seeking breast augmentation; a step-by-step guide from the initial consultation through post-op.

Facelift or Botox? Which is right for you?

Tenley Lawton, MD | Newport Beach, CA Friday, November 03, 2017

Every face tells a story — but for some people, unwanted lines and wrinkles turn it into one they’re reluctant to share with the world.

Three contouring methods to declare your independence from a post-baby body

Paul Vitenas, Jr., MD | Houston, TX Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Plastic surgeons have an arsenal of innovative body contouring procedures that can help you get back to your pre-baby body.

What is the lifespan of breast implants?

Eric Culbertson, MD | Healdsburg, CA Friday, October 27, 2017

With an increase in breast augmentation interest comes an increase in questions, with many women asking how long their implants will last.

What is it like to get a tummy tuck?

Alain Polynice, MD, FACS | Latham, NY Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A flatter, smoother-looking and more toned midsection can be achieved through an abdominoplasty or tummy tuck.

Patient advocate stresses the importance of breast reconstruction awareness

Terri Coutee | Patient Advocate Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Many women are being educated about breast reconstruction when the discussion about mastectomy is taking place.Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day can help close this gap in education.

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