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Tummy Tuck

Will a Tummy Tuck Give Me Better Curves?

Tummy Tuck

To many people, having children is the greatest joy life has to offer. But as much love and happiness as they bring, unfortunately many women are upset to find that no matter how much they diet and exercise, their body never looks the way it did before they had kids. Even those women who are able to lose all of…

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Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) Safe

Is the Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) Safe?

Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) Safe

With summer just around the corner, many women are starting to think more about how they can look and feel their best in a cute swimsuit, jean cut-offs, or new tank top this summer. For many women, a key problem area that continues to bother them despite diet and exercise efforts is the shape of their behind. No matter how…

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labiaplasty surgery affect sexual sensation

Does Labiaplasty Surgery affect sexual sensation or function?

labiaplasty surgery affect sexual sensation

While you have probably seen lots of advertisements about using plastic surgery to enhance the appearance of their breasts, tummy, and bottom, another area that is less talked about but very important to the confidence and comfort of many women is the external genitalia. In particular, many women find that due to factors such as genetics, exercise, childbirth, and aging,…

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What is Beauty

What is Beauty?

What is Beauty

Beauty isn’t about looking like the supermodel on the cover of a magazine, but feeling happy and confident in who you are and sharing that light with others. Unfortunately, many women feel like an aspect of their appearance is preventing them living their lives to the fullest as the gorgeous goddesses they are inside. Part of the reason for this…

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Breast Lift

Breast Lift vs Breast Augmentation

Breast Lift

For many women considering cosmetic plastic surgery, the key area they wish to change to feel more confident and beautiful is their bust line. Patients may have many different reasons for wanting to change the appearance of their breasts. Some women feel like their breasts are too small for their frame, and believe they would feel more feminine and attractive…

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Saline vs Silicone Implants

Saline vs Silicone Implants

Saline vs Silicone Implants

For many women considering cosmetic surgery, the feature they are most interested in enhancing is their breasts. Full, round breasts are closely associated with notions of femininity, fertility, and desirability, which unfortunately leaves many women who weren’t lucky enough to inherit the perfect pair feeling less confident and attractive than they would like. Some women feel like their breasts are…

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Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL)

Should I gain weight for a BBL?

Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL)

The Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) is a cosmetic procedure that has become very popular with patients because it does what many women have always dreamed about – moves some of your very own fat from your tummy to your rear! In this post, I will explain this procedure in greater detail before delving into a common question many patients have…

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When should I remove or replace my breast implants?

For patients who already have or are considering getting breast implants, a common question that may be on their minds is, “When should I remove or replace my breast implants?” Breast implant removal, also known as explantation, is a procedure many women choose for a variety of reasons. Some women may find that as their bodies change with aging, pregnancy,…

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Am I Too Skinny for a BBL?

As everyone celebrates the beginning of the new year, many people may feel like now is the perfect time to take a step towards getting the body of their dreams! And while living a healthy lifestyle can certainly go a long way, sometimes you need a little bit of extra help to overcome genetics or aging, and finally get the…

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How do you choose the best plastic surgeon for breast augmentation or breast implant surgery?

The decision to undergo breast augmentation or breast implant surgery is a big one for many patients, and it’s important to find a plastic surgeon that is a perfect fit for you! In this post, I will discuss some key things to look for when choosing a plastic surgeon. First and foremost, it is extremely important to choose someone to…

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