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Best Breast Augmentation Size

Q: I finally decided to get a breast augmentation. But how do I know what size to get? Do not feel that you are unique with this concern, because most patients ask about breast augmentation sizes when they first come into our office. However, after the consultation and custom sizing, they feel very comfortable with their choice.…

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Lip Enhancement in Cleveland, Ohio

If you no longer like the way your mouth looks, or it is looking pruned out or tired, you have a couple of great options for reliably improving your appearance. The general treatment is the addition of volume as well as resurfacing the skin. What that means is that we treat the problem of the…

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Fat Transfer

Fat transfer with no downtime

Marty had the hip of an 80-year-old—until a pain-free fat transfer procedure from Dr. Paul Vanek got him up and running again. Here is his remarkable story. by Patricia Nugent, Mimi Vanderhaven magazine The last thing an avid runner expects to hear from his doctor is, “You have the hip of an 80-year-old.” So when 38-year-old Marty…

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Tummy Tuck

Mini vs full tummy tuck recovery

Q: I have had four children and I need a tummy tuck.  Should I have a mini or full tummy tuck? This decision of mini vs full tummy tuck requires an in-office consultation so I cannot give you an answer without seeing and talking with you. It is important that I know how you would like…

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Liposuction

Is all liposuction the same?

How liposuction has evolved Liposuction was introduced to patients in the 1970’s, but started becoming popular in the late 1990s, when ultrasound was introduced to facilitate fat removal by first liquefying fat using ultrasonic energy. Since then, liposuction has progressed to lower the energy and make the wavelength even more specific to the fat cells. This third-generation…

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Mommy Makeovers in Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland area mothers devote so much of themselves and their resources to their children — from time and energy to money and miles in the car. You feel good about it, knowing that every sacrifice is more than worthwhile to keep your family healthy and happy. But even with all you do, what gets a…

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Cleveland Breast Asymmetry

Did you know that research at the University of Texas noted that 88% of women studied had breast asymmetry? Breast surgeons recently polled at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) convention in Denver agreed that the results underestimated asymmetry of the breast by about 12%. Astoundingly, women do not appreciate how frequently their breasts…

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