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What is the most popular plastic surgery?

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) just published 2018 statistics, revealing that Americans spent more than $16.5 billion on cosmetic plastic surgery and minimally invasive procedures, a four percent increase from 2017 and displays the most popular plastic surgery. Almost 18 million people underwent surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures in the U.S. last year. This…

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Should I be concerned about my breast implants?

There have been recent reports on a possible link between textured breast implants and cancer. The Food and Drug Administration has been investigating about 400 reports. It is very important to note that the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports over 400,000 breast implant procedures now take place every year so these incidents have come…

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April 2019 Hyrdafacial Special

Great for all skin types, the HydraFacial MD Treatment is highly effective at improving overall skin health. After a single 30 minute in-office treatment your skin will look amazing. Make sure you take advantage of our spring deal this April and make a statement as we go into this wonderful time of year!

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How much do you charge for plastic surgery on (blank)? Part 2

I started answering this in a previous column, commenting how cost is important but should never be your first consideration. Surgery that subjects a patient to unnecessary risk or renders unsatisfying results should be your first concern, so I strongly advise you to only trust board-certified surgeons operating in certified facilities. Unfortunately, some practitioners offer…

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How much do you charge for plastic surgery on (blank)?

I get this question regularly from readers and many others. You can fill in the blank with virtually any procedure I perform. Everyone knows cost is an important factor when considering plastic surgery, but when your health and medical results and safety are at stake, as well as your satisfaction with final aesthetic results, cost…

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Should I have my plastic surgery in a hospital or outpatient surgery center?

The standards and practices of multi-disciplinary outpatient surgery centers and hospitals are very comparable. The regulatory standards have different credentialing bodies, but in my practice, I utilize board certified anesthesiologists in both sites. The infection rates and complication rates are monitored and state reportable in both. Because board certified plastic surgeons typically have hospital privileges, they may…

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