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Extreme Makeover: Plastic Surgery for Better Selfies?

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There’s a new app out there called Perfect365 that lets you edit your selfies and make yourself beautiful before posting the photos to your social media… but some people are even going further and having plastic surgery to fix they way they look. Plastic surgery isn’t the only option for facial rejuvenation though, there are… Read more…

Cosmetic surgery doesn’t come with an eraser

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A recent New York Times article titled ‘That Nose, That Chin, Those Lips‘ took a look at people who had cosmetic surgery to try and look like specific celebrities. In a consultation, it wouldn’t be considered weird or unhealthy to bring along photos of noses or chins or breasts that you appreciate for their natural… Read more…

More breast cancer patients opt for immediate reconstruction

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According to the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, not only are more women opting for immediate breast reconstruction, but more are using breast implants rather than autologous (using the woman’s own tissue) procedures, such as the DIEP or TRAM flap reconstruction. Using a national database, researchers assessed trends in breast reconstruction from 1998-2008. The… Read more…

New CoolFit applicator for CoolSculpting

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CoolSculpting (our favorite non-surgical fat reduction treatment) is gaining headway with new upgrades to the technology. The new “CoolFit” applicator used during CoolSculpting treatment is evolving to attack more fat cells at the same time and be more capable of treating the most difficult trouble areas. Although the FDA only cleared the device for treatment… Read more…