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How to put your best face forward when the age of Zoom ends

David L. Kaufman, MD | Folsom, CA Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Zoom meetings and Slack chats have certainly taken over the workplace in the last year or two, but we are finally starting to see a gradual shift back to the office and in-person meetings. While that is great news for some, others of us may feel that their appearance could use a little pick-me-up after staring at themselves on Zoom for so long.


Is plastic surgery after weight loss a 2022 trend?

Drew J. Davis, MD | Folsom, CA Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Weight loss became a focus for some during quarantine, and many are predicting that plastic surgery after weight loss may be the new trend in 2022.


Body positivity and plastic surgery

Ashley Amalfi, MD | Rochester, NY Tuesday, October 19, 2021

When tastefully done, plastic surgery is a way to optimize someone's body to make them as comfortable as possible in their own skin.


How working from home is fueling a desire for facial plastic surgery

Drew J. Davis, MD | Folsom, CA Thursday, October 7, 2021

Since the pandemic began and people started working from home rather than the office, there has been a sharp increase in individuals seeking facial cosmetic procedures. This includes both med spa options and plastic surgery.


Can stress affect our skin?

Sara R. Dickie, MD | Skokie, IL Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Over and over again, medicine and media remind us to protect our skin by applying sunscreen, and, of course, this is vital, but what about protecting our skin from internal stress and illness?


If you start injectables young, can you prevent aging?

Eric Chang, MD | Columbia, MD Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Younger Millennials, and even the older members of Gen Z, are looking to be proactive and prevent aging from ever occurring.


Could liposuction become more popular than breast augmentation?

Scot Martin, MD | Las Cruces, NM Thursday, September 9, 2021

Some surgeons and organizations are predicting that liposuction will surpass breast augmentation in 2021. But what exactly are the pros and cons of liposuction and why do they believe that liposuction trends are changing?


What you need to know about dermal fillers

Shahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Even before the age of Zoom, more and more Americans have been increasingly choosing nonsurgical options to achieve a more youthful, supple appearance.


Getting the best results from nonsurgical body contouring

Frank Campanile, MD | Denver, CO Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Sculpted hips, shapely abs and toned thighs — most people want them, but not everyone can achieve them naturally. Strict diet and exercise regimes can only go so far in addressing stubborn layers of fat.


What is earlobe repair?

Jeffrey J. Roth, MD | Las Vegas, NV Wednesday, August 11, 2021

More and more people are coming in to get their earlobes repaired. In some cases, folks have waited years before seeking earlobe repair. Some have removed their gauges or heavy earrings and the soft tissue has shrunken a bit, but there is still a significant hole.


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