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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.


Can you speed up your recovery after plastic surgery?

David L. Kaufman, MD | Folsom, CA Thursday, May 26, 2022

While recovery times can vary from person to person and will depend on the procedure(s) performed, here are some general tips you can follow to help speed up your plastic surgery recovery.


Med spa treatments to consider if your plastic surgeon is booked

Brian Kobienia, MD | Plymouth, MN Friday, May 20, 2022

With an increased demand for surgical facial procedures, many board-certified plastic surgeons find their surgical schedule completely booked out for several months. People looking for a quicker fix for signs of aging can and should consider nonsurgical aesthetic treatments.


Facial feminization surgery improves gender dysphoria in trans women

Josef Hadeed, MD, FACS | Beverly Hills, CA Thursday, April 28, 2022

Facial feminization surgery is a combination of procedures designed to soften the facial features and feminize the face. There are many procedures that are available to feminize the face.


When is the right time to consider a breast reduction?

Kevin J. Cross, MD | Philadelphia, PA Friday, April 22, 2022

Breast reduction is a common goal for patients who feel that their large breasts are affecting their personal or professional life in a negative way. It is also a good option for patients whose breast size is causing them physical discomfort, like back pain or neck strain.


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