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Why a Cosmetic Surgeon Measures for Breast Augmentation

Choosing the perfect implant size is one of the most common concerns for women planning their breast augmentation. The truth is, though, that if you’re making your decision based purely on cup size, you’re not going to achieve optimal results. The problem with cup sizes is that there is no standard of measurement, meaning that
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4 Things Your Cosmetic Surgeon Wants You to Know

Cosmetic surgery is a booming business in the United States. From breast augmentation to liposuction to tummy tuck, there’s no shortage of cosmetic procedures that can enhance appearance. For many men and women, cosmetic surgery doesn’t just improve anatomical features, it can also bring about a significant boost in confidence. But you shouldn’t make the
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4 Things to Look for in a Cosmetic Surgeon

If you’d like to improve your appearance, one of the most important steps is finding the right cosmetic surgeon. But how do you know who to trust, and what kinds of things should you look for in a cosmetic surgeon? 1. Experience Is Key An experienced, skilled cosmetic surgeon should perform a range of various
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Can Cosmetic Surgery Breathe New Life into Your Career?

Years ago, cosmetic surgery was considered off-limits to anyone but the rich and famous. The rest of the world could only sit on the sidelines and watch while celebrities had a little nip or tuck to enhance their appearance. These days, however, cosmetic surgery is more accessible than ever and a growing number of men
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Why Choosing the Best Cosmetic Surgeon Gives You the Best Results

The same consideration you put into selecting the right cosmetic procedure should also be extended to finding the best cosmetic surgeon. Just as each patient has a specific reason for seeking cosmetic procedures, each cosmetic surgeon has a distinctive background and preferred specialties. A knowledgeable and accomplished cosmetic surgeon will work with you to find
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The Cosmetic Surgeon as Tour Guide and Mentor

It’s not uncommon to field plenty of detailed questions about cosmetic surgery options during a consultation. After all, there seem to be so many choices out there these days that it’s easy to become overwhelmed and confused. I think cosmetic surgeons can help alleviate this stress by taking on a new role for their patients:
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How Cosmetic Surgery Can Keep Patients Healthy

It’s well known that cosmetic procedures are not the appropriate solution for helping patients to lose weight; however, it’s very common to need cosmetic surgery following weight loss in order to achieve improved body contours. One recent study indicates that body contouring after gastric bypass surgery may actually help weight loss patients improve their long-term
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3 Factors in Cosmetic Surgery Costs

One of the first things patients want to know when considering a cosmetic surgery procedure is how much the surgery will cost. Needless to say the final cost of any surgery depends on several factors, some of which can be predicted and others which may be unique to the circumstances. Despite some contingencies, there are
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The Dangers of Bargain-Basement Cosmetic Surgery

Men and women considering cosmetic surgery at our practice usually have two primary concerns about going forward: looking their best, and not spending a fortune. While wanting to stick to a reasonable surgery budget is completely understandable, it is important never to skimp on safety just to save a few dollars. Investigating Proper Procedures A
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Does the Fat Come Back?

As a cosmetic surgeon in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area, one of the questions I hear most often is whether or not liposuction is permanent. It seems that there are a lot of rumors out there about lipo, so maybe it’s time to set the record straight. Understanding Fat Cells First, it’s absolutely true that lipo
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Can Cosmetic Surgery Boost Your Career?

For a lot of Tampa cosmetic surgeons, more patients are citing professional reasons for wanting procedures done. And this trend isn’t just local to Florida, either. Changing Trends A recent poll conducted by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) asked member surgeons about their patients’ motivations for pursuing surgery. About two-thirds
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