01 Jul

What is the best way to massage your breasts after an augmentation?

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The purpose of massaging your implants is to help during the healing to maintain a natural soft breast. The body forms a scar around the implant often called a capsule, which is a natural, desirable part of healing process. However the scar tissue or capsule can contracts which will squeeze or compress an implant, causing

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24 Jun

Gain Back that Youthful Glow!

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Has your skin lost that youthful glow and luster? Every day we are exposed to the elements – stress, pollution, toxins, and most importantly, sunlight. These are known as free radicals- the root of skin damage and aging. Free radicals destroy the chemical makeup of our skin cells, preventing them from functioning properly and then

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16 Jun

Cosmeceuticals: Exactly what are they?

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Cosmeceuticals refer to consumer products that are a combination of cosmetics and pharmaceuticals and can be purchased without a Doctor’s prescription. A little background may be helpful. A cosmetic is a product applied to the body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness or altering the appearance without changing the body’s structure or functions. Think makeup. Pharmaceuticals

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06 May

What’s the Difference: Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery

BY IN Plastic Surgery Comments Off on What’s the Difference: Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery

Oftentimes, the words “cosmetic surgery” and “reconstructive surgery” are used to describe the same types of plastic surgery. However, these are two very different types of surgery, and it is important to know the difference. Reconstructive surgery is performed to correct injuries, defects from cancer, or congenital defects that have a difference in the appearance

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