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Center For Plastic Surgery Blog

Why Choose Zerona Over Liposuction

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try it can seem impossible to get rid of stubborn fat on some larger areas of your body such as your abdomen, upper thighs, flanks and buttocks. If you are dreading summer because you aren’t quite ready to hop into a swimming suit or other revealing clothing, then you may want to Read the Rest   &#x25B6


When to Consider a Liquid Facelift

It used to be that there was only one way to reduce the appearance of facial aging and that was with a surgical procedure such as a facelifting/or blepharoplasty or brow lift. Although traditional surgical procedures are still the best and most permanent ways to make you look and feel drastically younger, you now have other options. Read the Rest   &#x25B6


Ways to Take Care of Your Newly Improved Lips

Getting lip injections from The Center For Plastic Surgery can make you look and feel sexier than ever before. By using a fillers like Juvederm Ultra and Volbella, Dr. Buchanan can add volume, shape, and texture to your lips or restore them to a normal youthful appearance in virtually no time at all. To take your Read the Rest   &#x25B6


3 Key Benefits of Obagi Skincare

When you first hear the term “Obagi,” you may think that it’s some ancient Chinese art or something more abstract than it is. Although revolutionary, Obagi is simply a skincare system that we at The Center For Plastic Surgery encourage our patients to use to help improve their skin’s appearance and texture at the cellular level. Read the Rest   &#x25B6


Skin Cancers Linked To Tanning Beds Costs US $343 Million Annually, Study Indicates

STAT (2/28, Thielking) reported that research from the University of North Carolina published in the Journal of Cancer Policy indicates “tanning beds can ring up a steep bill – a whopping $343 million each year in medical costs in the US alone.” This was mostly from the increased prevalence of skin cancers including Basal Cell, Read the Rest   &#x25B6


3 Considerations Before Liposuction

Liposuction is one of the best ways to get rid of stubborn areas of fat that just don’t seem to go away no matter how much you diet and exercise. By actually suctioning the fat from these areas,a procedure that can frequently be done under local anesthesia in the office, liposuction will give you an improved Read the Rest   &#x25B6


Get the Facts: Do Skin Tightening Creams Work?

You may not like your pants or your budget to be too tight, but there is one thing that you always want to be tight: your skin. If you are starting to notice that your skin is losing thickness and elasticity, you are going to want to do everything you can to lift and tighten Read the Rest   &#x25B6


3 Things to Always Keep In Your Makeup Bag

Make-up is used for 2 reasons. Most use it to hide the imperfections that the sun and time have added to their faces. These include brown and red spots and contour irregularities. Make-up can disguise all these. Instead of hiding these imperfections, we at The Center for Plastic Surgery suggest correcting them. See elsewhere in Read the Rest   &#x25B6


How to Decide if Plastic Surgery is Right for You

Although it’s not as controversial anymore, it used to be that having plastic surgery was similar to wearing a giant “A” on your chest like Hester Prynne, the character from Hawthorn’s The Scarlet Letter. However, as more and more men and women are electing to undergo plastic surgery on almost a whim, it’s not seen Read the Rest   &#x25B6


Treatment of Brown & Red Spots with IPL

Sun damage produces a number of skin changes, the most common of which are red and brown spots. The brown spots vary from generalized “freckles” to scattered small spots to larger spots. Genes and hormones may contribute to larger dark areas called melasma. The red caused by sun damage is a form of “rosacea,” or Read the Rest   &#x25B6