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Eyes

How Can I Prevent Wrinkles

Wrinkles are a natural part of aging, as our skin gets thinner, less elastic and dryer. As our skin loses its flexibility, it becomes more difficult for our face to spring back from smiling, frowning, and other facial expressions, resulting in more permanent grooves. Decreased levels of moisture in our skin plays a major role…

Belly

Fix My Belly Button!

I cannot tell from your question what you precisely don’t like about it, but navel area surgery is one of the hottest trends in cosmetic surgery. Some women want it done after the effects of pregnancy, and both men and women may want excess skin removed in this area after weight loss. Others simply don’t…

Hand

What is “Non-Invasive Fat Reduction”?

What is “Non-Invasive Fat Reduction”? “Non-invasive” means a procedure is performed without making any surgical incisions in your skin. “Non-invasive fat reduction” melts away body fat without undergoing surgery. There is an extensive list of benefits which non-surgical body sculpting technologies offer, including shorter procedure times, minimal downtime afterwards, the best aesthetic results considering side…

Woman

Cup Size and Implant Size

Congratulations on your decision! Your next step is to schedule a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon (or a double-board certified surgeon, like myself). We will conduct a clinical examination, including getting base width measurements. I prefer to utilize actual implants with you wearing a bra, and in a T shirt, so that you can…

Gift

Plastic Surgery as Christmas Gift

Just as the number of plastic surgery procedures has increased, more people are making it their gift, especially for the holidays. Many are purchased by romantic partners, and a survey of RealSelf community members found that, of those receiving such a gift, 75% received it from their partner. Facials and fillers are very popular as…

Dr Vanek Explains Neck Lift

Neck Lift and Recovery

The loss of youthful contours in the face and neck can be due to a variety of factors, including heredity, gravity, environmental conditions and stress. A neck lift, known medically as a lower rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure that improves visible signs of aging in the jawline and neck. Specifically, neck lift surgery can treat excess…