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Plastic surgery treatments to eliminate cellulite

Shahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Though the summer season always promises to lighten and relax moods for many, it can also be a time of dread. The prospect of having to wear swimwear once again that reveals stubborn and dimpled cellulite can be daunting.


Will your breast implants last a lifetime?

Drew Davis, MD | Folsom, CA Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Breast implants do not last forever, and there are many reasons why women will choose to have their implants removed, usually anywhere from 10 to 20 years after their initial surgery.


How to prepare for your traditional facelift

John LeRoy, MD | Atlanta, GA Wednesday, April 14, 2021

If you’ve been considering getting a traditional facelift, you are not alone. In 2019, over 68,000 facelifts were performed, making facelifts the seventh most popular cosmetic plastic surgery procedure in the United States.


The ABCs of gynecomastia surgery – three components your plastic surgeon considers

Samuel J. Lin, MD & Elizabeth Laikhter | Boston, MA Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Gynecomastia is the growth of breast tissue in men. There are several different causes of gynecomastia, and it is important to understand the probable cause and the extent of tissue growth in order to receive the most effective treatment.


Fat grafting for breast augmentation

Ashley Amalfi, MD | Rochester, NY Wednesday, March 24, 2021

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.


How much does a facelift cost?

Shahram Salemy, MD FACS | Seattle, WA Wednesday, March 17, 2021

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more than 130,000 Americans choose to have cosmetic plastic surgery to rejuvenate their faces every year.


Will the plastic surgery boom last after the pandemic?

Lee Daniel, MD | Eugene, OR Tuesday, March 9, 2021

On the surface, the idea of COVID-19 and lockdown leading to greater interest in plastic surgery may seem odd. However, once you dig a little deeper, it starts to make sense.


The basics of a neck lift

Ashley Amalfi, MD | Rochester, NY Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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.


Everything you need to know about chemical peels

Samuel J. Lin, MD & Eric Shiah, BA | Boston, MA Wednesday, February 10, 2021

A chemical peel for the face is a procedure in which a chemical solution is applied to the skin to remove damaged skin cells, treat wrinkles and correct scar and sunspot discolorations. Chemical peels contain different types of acids that have varying depths of skin penetration.


What you need to know about arm lifts

Shahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Wednesday, February 3, 2021

An arm lift, or brachioplasty, can tighten, lift and smooth the skin and tissues of your arm for a more sleek and sculpted shape. It can also remove fat deposits that aren't responsive to exercise.


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