Microneedling vs. Microdermabrasion: What’s the Difference?

Microdermabrasion is a skin rejuvenation procedure that has been used in the United States since the mid-1990s, so medical providers and many patients are familiar with it. In fact, less extensive types of microdermabrasion can be performed at spas and even at home. Microneedling is...


What is Microneedling and Why is it a Great Tool for Restoring Aging Skin?

What is microneedling? Microneedling is a nonsurgical technique that is intended to improve skin texture by reducing the “crepey” appearance, minimizing fine lines and wrinkles, and diminishing the hyperpigmentation of skin. This is a form of collagen induction created by a mechanical force delivered to the...


5 Things To Know Before Getting Breast Implants

Opting to go bigger? Congrats! But before you step foot into the operating room there are a few pearls of wisdom to be aware of that will make the entire process a success. Immediately following surgery, results may not appear exactly as you had pictured, but you need...

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Improving augmentation results with a breast lift

For the majority of women, the ultimate appearance goal for breast augmentation surgery is fuller, shapelier breasts with attractive cleavage. However, adding volume alone may not be enough to achieve the desired look, especially in women with drooping breasts. By combining augmentation with a breast lift, an enhanced...


Reasons Women Opt for Breast Surgery

When we imagine breast surgery, we picture images of women indulging in the larger breasts they’ve always coveted – or getting relief from too-large breasts via reduction. But, there are a whole lot of other reasons, medical and otherwise, a woman may decide to opt...


Breast augmentation: Fact vs. fiction

"Should I or shouldn't I?" many women ponder before going under the knife. Prior to considering any type of cosmetic surgery, it's important to weigh the pros and cons associated with the procedure. Deciding whether to go through with a surgery can be difficult enough...


Cosmetic Procedures: Red Flags Not to Ignore

As more and more cosmetic procedures become readily available and mainstream, it seems as if everyone is having something done. However, easy access to treatments and procedures comes with concerns. As captured on the popular TV show “Botched,” things can go very wrong with serious,...


6 Things You Didn’t Know Happen When You Get Botox

It may be a miracle in a bottle and the ultimate wrinkle eraser, but do you really know what’s going on when a single dose of any neuromodulator (Botox, Dysport or Xeomin) gets injected?   Neuromodulators temporarily inhibit the nerves that signal certain muscles to contract. Once...