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Tummy Tuck or Liposuction: How Do You Decide?

Liposuction vs Tummy Tuck: How Do You Decide?

So, you have tried the new gym membership and the latest Paleo/Atkins/Flexitarian diet for weight loss, and your resolution to feel and look better is coming up a little short. You're definitely not alone! Many people really struggle to improve their physical shape with diet and exercise before trying body contouring surgery like liposuction. And, it’s not …

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Dispelling Liposuction Myths, From Recovery Time to Exercise After Liposuction

While liposuction may be one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures performed today, there still seems to be a lot of misinformation available that causes confusion among my patients. To set the record straight, I am going to address a few common liposuction myths to provide you with correct information about liposuction recovery time, …

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How Much Does Laser Liposuction Cost?

Liposuction with Smartlipo® is a go-to body contouring procedure I perform for men and women frustrated by stubborn pockets of fat. Smartlipo is appealing because it’s less invasive and has a faster recovery time than traditional liposuction. But do these benefits come with a higher price tag? If you’re wondering “how much does laser liposuction cost?” and …

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How Long Does Dysport Take to Work?

Men and women who don’t want to live with wrinkles and frown lines turn to Dysport® to look younger and more refreshed. Like BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dysport is a neuromodulator that combats signs of aging and enhances facial features. Once injected, it temporarily inhibits muscle movement to smooth and prevent wrinkles. But one significant benefit sets …

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Antioxidants: Love Potions for Your Skin African-American woman looking at her skin in the mirror

Antioxidants: Love Potions for Your Skin

Author: Megan Smith In the pursuit of radiant and youthful skin, incorporating topical antioxidant skincare products into your routine can be a game-changer. Antioxidants are known for their ability to combat free radicals, the culprits behind premature aging and skin damage. Let's explore the transformative benefits of including these powerhouse ingredients in your daily skincare …

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How Does UPNEEQ® Work To Lift Eyelids Without Surgery?

Are you seeking a refreshed, more youthful look without surgery? Advanced Aesthetics offers UPNEEQ, a revolutionary nonsurgical eyelid lift solution. It’s a prescription eye drop that lifts your upper eyelids, making you look more awake and potentially improving vision impaired by drooping lids. A Game Changer in Eyelid Lifts Addressing saggy eyelids traditionally meant surgery, …

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Dermal Fillers vs Laser Skin Rejuvenation: Which Is Right for You?

Perhaps the most significant aesthetic trend during the past 20 years is the development of nonsurgical facial rejuvenation treatments to minimize wrinkles. Two popular options include laser skin treatments and injectables, such as dermal fillers, Dysport®, and BOTOX® Cosmetic. Dr. Johnson is a skilled, experienced injector and laser skin treatment specialist, so he's performed thousands …

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Woman (model) with acne scars on one half of her face, and clear skin on the other half.

Take Action Against Acne: What’s the Best Laser for Acne Scars?

Acne scars can be a frustrating reminder of your past battles with breakouts. They can leave you feeling self-conscious about the appearance of your skin and longing for a clearer complexion. Fortunately, treating acne scars with laser and light procedures can be an excellent solution. If you’re ready to bid farewell to your unsightly acne …

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How Long Does Fat Transfer Last?

Imagine slimming down an area like your abdomen while adding natural-looking, youthful volume to your face, lips, breasts, or buttocks. With fat transfer, it's possible. And by using your own fat cells, the procedure offers an extremely long-lasting, biocompatible option for cosmetic enhancement. Intrigued? Let's look at how fat transfer works, how long the results …

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