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Teens Seek Plastic Surgery Before Prom

Teens Seek Plastic Surgery Before Prom   While cosmetic surgery for teens remains controversial in some circles, a growing number of teenage girls and their parents see it as a one-time indulgence that is well suited for a special occasion like the prom – just like the dress, the shoes, the salon visit, and the limo.   According to a spokesman for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the recent trend among teens has contributed to the 71 percent increase in the cosmetic surgery in 2011.   Deciding on Plastic Surgery for Teens   Not every teenager is a...

NIA Skin Care®: Great Results, No Longterm Damage

NIA24® is an award-winning line of skin care products that naturally protects and rejuvenates your skin on a molecular level. Pro-Niacin™, the active ingredient in NIA24, is a patented molecule that stimulates the skin’s natural repair processes in order to visibly reduce brown spots, lines, and other damage caused by prolonged sun exposure. NIA24 products have also been recognized by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and The Skin Cancer Foundation (SCI) for its skin cancer prevention potential.   How Pro-Niacin Works   Pro-Niacin produces a continuous dermal-delivery of niacin that penetrates the skin and increases the amount of active niacin...

Liposculpture vs. Liposuction: Benefits, Costs, and Considerations

The terms “liposculpture” and “liposuction” are commonly used interchangeably, but artistically, they are approached differently. Liposculpture is intended to remove modest amounts of unwanted fat to create more attractive body contours, as it involves the use of finer instruments, more advanced technology, and a keener eye for preserving – as well as improving upon – the patient’s natural aesthetics.   For several decades, liposuction has been a staple body contouring procedure used by plastic surgeons. Typically performed under a general anesthetic, it can eliminate a significant amount of fat from numerous areas of the body, including the thighs, stomach, love...

Soothing Surgery Nerves

Deciding to have plastic surgery usually creates feelings of elation and excitement, because your aesthetic goals are within reach. Unfortunately, anxiety and trepidation over the upcoming surgery can dampen your eagerness. It’s only natural to experience some feelings of fear and apprehension about an upcoming surgery. Luckily, there are many ways to minimize the dread you may be experiencing:   Educate Yourself Not knowing exactly what to expect is frequently one of the main causes of pre-surgery anxiety. This fear of the unknown can be lessened by learning as much as possible about your procedure. Even though you can find...

How Long Do Cosmetic Procedures Take to Perform?

One of the most common questions regarding plastic surgery involves the amount of time the procedure takes to perform. The length of time it takes to complete your procedure can vary greatly, depending on the type of surgery and the amount of work required to achieve the desired outcome. Generally speaking, most cosmetic surgeries take an average of one to two hours. Some of this time is spent cleaning and prepping the surgical site, administering the anesthesia prior to making the incisions, as well as suturing and bandaging. Less-invasive and non-surgical procedures, such as Botox® and collagen injections, can be...

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