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    Why You Should Come to Us for Botox

      Unfortunately, there’s no shortage of doctors (and even dentists) competing to be your Botox provider.  Here’s why you should go to a Plastic Surgeon, like me! 1. Plastic Surgeons are experts in facial anatomy -  Botox works by weakening specific facial muscles that are responsible for creating wrinkles.  Knowing exactly where these muscles are […]

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    3-D Imaging Helps Predict Surgical Outcomes

    You may have noticed the box on the right-hand margin of our site inviting prospective patients to view their “new you” before the actual surgery.  This links to a great resource in our office that uses 3-D computer imaging to give patients a preview of what their surgical results will be like.  This service is great for both […]

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    Skin treatments for the new season

      Now that fall’s nearly here, it’s a great time to re-think your skin regimen.  Great looking skin is a sign of youth and compliments the natural beauty of your face. Confused about where to start?  Drop the brand names and think about it this way: Step one : the basics – a good exfoliant, […]

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    Maximizing Comfort During Injectable Procedures

    Although injectable procedures are minimally invasive and not very painful in and of themselves, our practice does everything we can to make your experience as comfortable as possible. 1. The smallest needle possible – For Botox injections, I use 33 gauge needles that are specially made for cosmetic procedures. 2. Topical freezing spray – This […]

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    Look like your younger self

    Facial rejuveantion in our practice includes all the available methods designed to make you look and feel younger.  This means when I meet you for your personal consultation, we will discuss all of the tools at our disposal to help you achieve your goals.  Each technique improves a specific part of the aging face that the […]

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    Cosmetic Surgery after Massive Weight Loss

    The field of body contouring after massive weight loss is rapidly expanding. Approximately 135,000 people undergo bariatric surgery per year. Along with this growth has come large numbers of patients who are left with significant amounts of excess skin. This is because after the skin has been stretched out from being obese, it often cannot […]

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    Help for under-eye dark circles

    If you’re frustrated with the appearance of dark circles under your eyes, you’re not alone.  This is one of the most common complaints heard in any Plastic Surgeon’s office.  Although these can be notoriously difficult to treat, here are some reasons why dark circles develop and how they can be treated: 1.Lower eyelid puffiness – […]

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    Why Does Breast Enlargement Cost Vary?

    Patients considering breast augmentation surgery may be confused by the wide range of prices they may encounter either online, in Plastic Surgeons’ offices or when talking to friends.  Why does breast enlargement cost vary? 1. Surgeons’ fees can vary – Although there is a small range of typical surgeons’ fees, (see the American Society for Aesthetic […]

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    Confused about Liposuction Options?

    According to recent statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, liposuction surgery was the most common cosmetic surgery performed nationwide in 2013, at over 360 thousand procedures, up over 16% from the previous year.  There are many liposuction techniques and non-surgical methods of fat removal, making it confusing for patients trying to decide […]

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