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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

 

How to Live 2017 Photoshop Free

In the world we live in, it’s easy to Photoshop all of your photos and make you and your life look Pinterest perfect. However, it’s safe to say that nobody lives a life that looks like that and there is nobody without at least a few flaws. Set a goal in 2017 to put the Photoshop Read the Rest   &#x25B6

 

Go Certified or Bust: 3 Reasons to Choose a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Similar to the way that you wouldn’t take your car into the McDonald’s drive-thru for an oil change, you shouldn’t get plastic surgery by anyone other than an expert. With websites that tout expertise without substantiation and offer coupons and deals for things like Botox or mini-facelifts, many people are having procedures by individuals that aren’t Read the Rest   &#x25B6

 

Protect Your Investment: 3 Things to Do After Laser Treatments

If images of Dr. Evil using finger quotes to send a “laser” to the earth enter your mind every time you hear of laser treatments, you may not be as familiar with these skin treatments as you think. Lasers are one of the fastest and most effective ways of reducing the appearance of fine lines and Read the Rest   &#x25B6

 

Skin Cleansing: How to Get the Most Out of Your Clarisonic

Long gone are the days of using a warm washcloth and facial cleanser or Pond’s Cold Cream to clean your face. By using at-home cleansing tools like the Clarisonic, you can help to get your skin significantly cleaner than ever. By using a combination of uniquely designed brush bristles and a vibratory motion, the Clarisonic can Read the Rest   &#x25B6