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Center For Plastic Surgery Blog

Breast Reduction: When Being Well-Endowed Becomes a Problem

There’s no denying that a good number of women would want to improve the size of their breasts. This is clearly evident in last year’s statistics by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, wherein breast enhancement procedures ranked second in the top 5 most frequently performed surgical cosmetic procedures. Yet, it should be noted Read the Rest   &#x25B6

 

What Does It Take to Have Total Facial Rejuvenation?

Everyone will eventually succumb to the signs of facial aging — from forehead wrinkles to sagging eyelids to nasolabial folds. No one is exempted from this fact of life. The good news is you can actually take measures to either reduce or tone down their appearance either via surgical or non-surgical cosmetic procedures. Let’s explore Read the Rest   &#x25B6

 

New Study Shows 79% of Heart Attacks may be Preventable by Lifestyle Changes

We at the Center for Plastic Surgery have been teaching lifestyle modification for years to improve general health and reduce the risks of many diseases. A new study has added further credence our teachings. The study of Swedish men reports that four out of five “heart attacks in men are actually preventable when a person makes changes Read the Rest   &#x25B6

 

What You Need to Know If You’ve Been Considering Rhinoplasty

Men and women visit us here at our practice seeking rhinoplasty for various reasons. Some find that their nose is too small or too large, too projected or not projected enough, the base is wide, or the tip is overly wide in relation to the entirety of the nose. No matter what your reasons are Read the Rest   &#x25B6

 

Low-carb diets may be better than low-fat diets for protecting against heart disease.

On the front of its Science Times section, the New York Times (9/2, D1, O’Connor, Subscription Publication) reports that individuals “who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow the low-fat diet that health authorities have favored for decades,” according to Read the Rest   &#x25B6

 

Younger Looking Skin Starts from Within

If you’ve been searching long and hard for the single most important secret for younger looking skin, it’s actually been staring you in the face all along – it’s you. Or more specifically it’s the way you look after yourself as while the products you choose to look after your skin will make a difference, Read the Rest   &#x25B6

 

Many “Medical” Spas Lack Proper Oversight.

The Hampton Roads (VA) Virginian-Pilot (8/29, Simpson) reports on the growing trend of spas “tacking the word ‘medical’” onto their business’s name and “pitching invasive services,” often without “proper doctor oversight.” The paper writes that the trend is a result of a few factors, including “aging baby boomers, people looking for a cheaper alternative to Read the Rest   &#x25B6

 

Deciding Between a Tummy Tuck and Liposuction for a Flatter Midsection

A flatter, firmer, and well-toned midsection is of the most common cosmetic goals of men and women who visit us here at our Highlands plastic surgery clinic. Majority of these patients have done their homework and have looked for information online regarding procedures that can possibly help them achieve such goals. During the initial consultation, Read the Rest   &#x25B6

 

Will Fat Come Back After Liposuction?

Liposuction was 2013’s most popular procedure in plastic surgery! According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, liposuction went up by 16.3 percent last year from that of 2012. Here at our North Carolina plastic surgery practice, we have observed a similar trend as more men and women are showing keen interest in the Read the Rest   &#x25B6

 

Bill empowering FDA on sunscreen ingredients gets House panel nod.

The FDA has been very slow in approving new sunscreen ingredients and in informing the public the importance of wearing on a daily basis a sunscreen that blocks UVA. They did, as of 1 and a half years ago, require sunscreen makers to label whether they block UVA, the rays that cause skin cancer and Read the Rest   &#x25B6