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Dec

What’s the Cure for Sagging Breasts?

Published: December 31, 2014

An old expression says that nothing is certain in life but death and taxes. But as many women know, ptosis (the medical name for sagging breasts) could be added to that list! Breasts sag as women age because the Cooper’s ligaments – the connective tissues in the breasts – stretch out. The Cooper’s ligaments are … Continue reading What’s the Cure for Sagging Breasts?

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23

Dec

The Hidden Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

Published: December 23, 2014

Abdominoplasty – more commonly known as a tummy tuck – is a cosmetic surgery procedure that flattens the appearance of the abdomen by tightening the muscles and removing loose skin and excess fat from the region. It is commonly associated with “mommy makeovers,” which help women reshape their figures post pregnancy. Abdominoplasty is also commonly … Continue reading The Hidden Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

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17

Dec

Can Rhinoplasty Help Alleviate Allergy Problems in South Florida?

Published: December 17, 2014

In South Florida, it can feel like every season is allergy season! Even though most people assume that allergies are better in the winter, this is not always the case. When the temperature dips, indoor heating systems fire up and start circulating the dust and allergens that have been hidden in vents, under furniture, and … Continue reading Can Rhinoplasty Help Alleviate Allergy Problems in South Florida?

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8

Dec

Medical Reasons for Rhinoplasty

Published: December 8, 2014

Rhinoplasty can help improve some patients’ quality of life, not just appearance When most people think of Miami rhinoplasty – or nose job surgery – they think of a cosmetic procedure designed to change the size and shape of the nose. However, there are many patients who undergo rhinoplasty out of medical necessity. Some of … Continue reading Medical Reasons for Rhinoplasty

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2

Dec

8 Myths About Rhinoplasty

Published: December 2, 2014

In 2013, rhinoplasty was one of the top five plastic surgery procedures, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. It makes sense—the surgery is affordable, it’s highly customizable, and many plastic surgeons specialize in the art of beautifying the nose. Although more than 220,000 people had the procedure performed last year, a number of myths … Continue reading 8 Myths About Rhinoplasty

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25

Nov

The “Lunch Hour” Facelift

Published: November 25, 2014

Miami Facelift Patients Have Many Non-Surgical Options When Looking to Rejuvenate Their Skin Many people desire younger-looking skin but want to avoid the recovery time and potential complications associated with facelift surgery. Other people may simply want to make changes gradually, so that friends and colleagues are less aware of the procedure. In these cases, … Continue reading The “Lunch Hour” Facelift

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17

Nov

The “Normalization” of Plastic Surgery

Published: November 17, 2014

I recently read an article by Vivian Diller, Ph.D., regarding the “normalization of cosmetic surgery.” In her piece, Dr. Diller argues that the popularization and accessibility of cosmetic surgery is potentially moving society toward “the homogenization of beauty, both in terms of physical features and ethnic differences.” She argues that the normalization of plastic surgery … Continue reading The “Normalization” of Plastic Surgery

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10

Nov

EarWell Non-Invasive Ear Molding for Newborns

Published: November 10, 2014

Approximately 15% of babies are born with some type of ear deformity. Some children become very self-conscious about their ears and get teased about them at school. Until recently, the only option to correct the problem for the parents and child was otoplasty, an ear pinning surgery, that can be performed when the child is … Continue reading EarWell Non-Invasive Ear Molding for Newborns

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3

Nov

A Recovery Story: Life after Rhinoplasty

Published: November 3, 2014

Recovering from a rhinoplasty – or nose job – varies from patient to patient and is somewhat dependent on how much is altered during surgery. However, there are a few universal stages in the recovery process, and patients should know what to expect in order to be as prepared as possible.

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21

Oct

Ethnic Plastic Surgery

Published: October 21, 2014

Ethnic plastic surgery refers to procedures done for African American, Asian and Hispanic patients.  The term specifically refers to procedures like rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty or other surgeries that alter facial features.

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