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Plastic Surgery as a Status Symbol

Beauty standards and social status have always been linked. In fact, beauty ideals have historically related to an individual’s wealth and ability to present themselves a certain way. For example, pale skin was revered as high class in Victorian England, while the ancient Greeks preferred a voluptuous female form. Today, we are seeing a strong connection between social status and plastic surgery. In this article, we’ll explore the connection between the two and what it means for your ... READ MORE
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Offering Profiloplasty

A novel option for enhancing the appearance of the face is profiloplasty – a non-surgical and non-invasive intervention. The procedure is intended to improve the profile of the patient by balancing out the proportions of the face. It utilizes dermal fillers for chin augmentation, rhinoplasty and, in some cases, lip augmentation. Many people do not realize how facial features influence one another and the appearance of the face, focusing primarily on their one dominant aesthetic feature ins ... READ MORE
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Cosmetic Filler Removal - Why? | Doctor Medica

Cosmetic surgery and augmentation are more popular than ever, and this trend is showing no signs of slowing down. Recent technological advances in the realm of cosmetic fillers have led to a surge in popularity and minimally invasive aesthetic procedures are in increased demand. However, in recent years, cosmetic filler removal has also become a common request. Here, we’ll explore why patients are seeking to remove their fillers and what can be expected from t ... READ MORE
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2020 Cosmetic Surgery Trends

As technological innovation has made aesthetic procedures more accessible and less invasive, cosmetic surgery has become increasingly popular. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reports that Americans are spending more on cosmetic surgery and minimally invasive procedures than ever before. In 2016, the total amount spent on these cosmetic treatments reached $16 billion, with experts predicting that this trend will continue to increase. If you want to keep up with the demand of your ... READ MORE
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Understanding Orthopedic Injectables

There are no products that offer more relief to people suffering from musculoskeletal conditions than orthopedic injectables. There are many orthopedic products on the market that help people all over the world live an active, pain free life. Many of these products provide long term pain relief for between six and nine months - without surgery. What are Orthopedic Injectables and What do They Treat? Orthopedic injectables are injections designed to lubricate the joints between a patient’ ... READ MORE
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Why Use Hyaluronic Acid Face Masks?

The skin care industry is booming! However, some products make promises that do not stand up to reality. When choosing a skin care product for your patients, it’s important to consider the ingredients listed on the packaging. When it comes to adding hydration and providing a smooth, flawless look, hyaluronic acid is a key player. What is Hyaluronic Acid? Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a humectant that occurs naturally within the human body and is vital to retaining moisture within the skin. One ... READ MORE
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Procedures for Contouring the Male Body

The male body has historically been depicted across different artistic mediums as an athletic, lean, muscular figure, like sculptures from ancient Greek history. Presently, many male actors are considered body icons and are found on magazine covers worldwide. Research suggests that the ideal male figure matches those in the media and that women prefer lean men with well-defined muscles.[i] This is likely because this body represents discipline, dominance, resilience, and sexual experience.[ii] ... READ MORE
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How to Reduce Discomfort and Bruising from Filler Injections

While filler injection procedures are non-invasive and safe, patients may experience some discomfort during the session. They may also see bruising in the days following the procedure. In order to minimize discomfort and treat bruising, there are several steps you can take. How to Identify Bruising Bruising presents itself as a slight discoloration of the skin and is a common side effect of filler injections. Studies show that bruising occurs in anywhere from 19 to 68 percent of patients and i ... READ MORE
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Chemical Peeling

Introduction Chemical peeling, also known as chemexfoliation, is one of the oldest skin resurfacing treatments available. It involves the application of caustic agents to produce controlled, predictable destruction of the epidermis and variable portions of the dermis.1 The process is followed by regeneration and remodeling, with clinical improvement of texture and surface abnormality through subsequent re-epithelialization and second intention healing. The advent of lasers put chemical peels ... READ MORE
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Types of Dermal Fillers

Types of Dermal Fillers What Are Dermal Fillers? Dermal fillers are medical cosmetic devices that can help restore a youthful appearance to the skin and can also reshape facial contours. Cosmetic filler injections are becoming an increasingly popular procedure thanks to the non-invasive nature of treatment and the low risk of complications. As the face naturally loses subcutaneous fat due to the aging process, lines and wrinkles become more apparent. Aging also causes the facial skin to st ... READ MORE
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