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Gynecomastia and Marijuana: Scientific Link

Gynecomastia is a medical condition that describes the growth of breast tissue in men. Commonly first noted during puberty in teenagers or adolescents, it can cause social embarrassment and have a negative psychological impact on affected boys. It may also manifest in adult men and although in most cases there is no clear cause, thereRead More


Eiffel Tower Rhinoplasty: New Trend in Asia

The quest for beauty and youth, and its social impact, is universal. Appearance affects the way women and men are perceived by others, and good looks and youth have been shown to have an economic impact, and have been linked to a better chance of finding employment. This may prove true not just in theRead More


“Brotox” Trend: More Men Getting Botox®

Women are not the only ones who are aware of their appearance, and more men are interested in plastic surgery procedures to make them look younger, better, or healthier. Botox® injections, fillers and facial skin peels are examples of the types of minimally invasive beauty enhancing and anti-aging treatments that appeal to men. More invasiveRead More


‘Tis The Season: Give Yourself a Gift

With Thanksgiving around the corner, the holidays and New Year are fast approaching. This is traditionally a time when we think of others, and consider many of the people, experiences, and things we are thankful for. While trying to make sure we don’t forget anyone else, sometimes we forget to take care of ourselves. ARead More


Embracing Your Curves: Body Contouring With Liposuction

Part of the artistry of plastic surgery involves creating an aesthetically pleasing appearance for women and men, much the way a sculptor would mold a physical form. Liposuction is a procedure that allows surgeons to target specific areas of the body and by selectively removing fat from those areas, reshape the contours of a person’sRead More


New Study Evaluates Risk of Capsular Contracture After Breast Augmentation

Patients who undergo breast augmentation surgery usually have a smooth recovery and are happy with the results of their surgery. As with any surgery, there are potential complications. One complication specific to breast augmentation surgery is capsular contracture, which may occur with both saline and silicone breast implants. Normal healing after placement of breast implantsRead More


Surgeon’s Skill Affects Surgical Outcome

Patients have an enormous amount of information they can sift through when trying to choose which plastic surgeon they want to perform their operation. The following questions should be asked and answered prior to your surgery: What is your plastic surgeon’s education and training? Is your surgeon board certified by the American Board of PlasticRead More



Are Surgical or Non-Invasive Options Best?

There seems to be an ever increasing number of non-invasive, non-surgical procedures that claim to remove fat, tighten skin, and produce incredible results. Some of the technologies are modifications on well established treatments, such as laser skin resurfacing. Others use modalities such as light therapy, focused ultrasound, cryotechnology (freezing), radiofrequency and magnetic pulses to tighten,Read More


Timing Your Plastic Surgery: Scheduling and Recovery Considerations

Among the many variables involved in planning any plastic surgery procedure, an important one is when to schedule your surgery. Minimally invasive cosmetic procedures such as Botox, fillers and skin rejuvenation only require minimal preparation. For most aesthetic surgical procedures however, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, proper diet and nutrition, and avoidance of smoking and medicationsRead More


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