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Another Gummy Bear Implant Approved

Published on March 18, 2013 by

The FDA recently approved the use of the silicone “gummy bear” implant. The 410 implant by Allergan is an anatomically-shaped, textured, silicone cohesive gel implant that is much firmer than the previous silicone gel implants. To better understand what these are and how they differ from currently available options, let’s talk facts. First, the Gummy Bear Implants are simply silicone breast implants that are “semi-solid” and more highly cohesive than their predecessors. You can literally cut through the implant with a pair of scissors and the two halves will actually keep their shape. But because these implants are more cohesive, they are also firmer than previous implants and more likely […]

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Are Your Hands Giving Away Your Age?

Published on December 1, 2012 by
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It is said that “eyes are the window to our soul”, but are hands the clue to our actual age? The availibility of cosmetic enhancement procedures like Fraxel Restore or Mixto laser resurfacing, Botox and dermal fillers, it can be near impossible to guess someone’s age these days. However in many cases the hands say it all. So the next time you find yourself a little curious about someone’s age, look down and see what the hands have to say. If you really want to guess someone’s age, keep an eye out for the following signs of hand-related aging: Age (liver) spots – When most people think about sun damage, […]

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Who Is Choosing Plastic Surgery?

Published on August 22, 2012 by

This new article from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reveals some pretty surprising information about the most common people to undergo plastic surgery are not Hollywood celebrities, but rather, everyday women! Plastic surgery is becoming an option for more and more women to achieve their ideal look at any age. Check out the article below: “When you think of cosmetic surgery, you might imagine those familiar faces from the red carpet events quietly shuttling themselves into a posh clinic for a little nip and tuck. While there are plenty of stars who go under the knife, the reality is that most people who seek out cosmetic surgery are […]

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Bigger Breasts Naturally?

Published on November 9, 2011 by

Bigger Breasts With Your Own Stem Cells? Enlarge your Breasts Naturally. Have you seen the ads for enhancing your breasts naturally with your own fat? Did you wonder if this actually works? Taking fat from one area and putting it in another such as your face, hands, and butt, has gained in popularity related to improved harvesting techniques that yield better results. However transferring fat to the breasts for other than reconstruction after cancer remains very controversial. Dr. Pathy, Double Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, who frequently performs fat transfer in cases of reconstruction states, “There isn’t enough long-term data to definitively show that there won’t be complications with breast imaging […]

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