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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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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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Treating Permanent Dermal Filler Complications

Injectable cosmetic fillers have become a cornerstone treatment in the field of aesthetics over the last few decades. Soft tissue augmentation has existed since the early 20th century, when industrial-grade silicone was used, followed by injectable cosmetic fillers formulated with bovine collagen in the 1980s. In the 1990s, these products become the second-most popular minimally invasive aesthetic procedure in North America, focused mainly on volumizing and recontouring the facial regi ... READ MORE
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Botox, Juvederm, and Restylane - Are Any Dermal Fillers Vegan?

Are Botox and other toxins like Dysport vegan-friendly? Some people may consider Botox and other botulinum toxin injectables to be vegan because they do not contain ingredients derived from animals. The active ingredient in these injectables is derived from microbial proteins produced by Clostridium bacteria. These injectables also contain human serum albumin, which is a protein found in human blood. Human proteins are not made of plant derivatives, so they are no ... READ MORE
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