Did J Lo get plastic surgery? I say no! [video]

j lo get plastic surgery
This year’s Super Bowl was disappointing for many reasons. Being from Louisiana, it was disappointing the Saints weren’t in the big game. With San Francisco as my adopted home, it was also disappointing that the 49er’s lost. But what wasn’t disappointing? The appearance of J Lo and Shakira! These women are defying age. And the question on everyone’s mind is, did J Lo get plastic...
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5 myths about aesthetic medicine

myths about aesthetic medicine
As a plastic surgeon, I’ve heard many myths about aesthetic medicine. It doesn’t matter how often they’re repeated, it still doesn’t make them true. But consumers and potential patients certainly think they’re true after hearing them so many times. So here is the truth!     5 myths about aesthetic medicine 1. Liposuction – Myth: After lipo, I’ll get fat in other parts of my...
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Postop recovery on a budget [video]

postop recovery
You just had an expensive cosmetic procedure and now you’re ready for the aftermath, the postop recovery. There are two options here: buy everything and do everything the internet tells you or, watch the video below. There are good reasons to follow certain instructions for postop recovery but it doesn’t have to cost a fortune.   Postop recovery on the cheap! As the video below...
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World Association of Gluteal Surgeons (WAGS) Annual Meeting

world association of gluteal surgeons
It’s here! The first annual World Association of Gluteal Surgeons’ annual meeting. WAGS, as it’s known, is a new organization of surgeons from around the world that promote safe techniques for the Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL). In addition to educating surgeons on the safest technique for this procedure, the organization also seeks to educate consumers that are considering a BBL.   The World Association of...
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Customer service is better in cash-pay practices

customer service is better
One of my patients came in the other day to receive Botox/Xeomin for her forehead wrinkles right after her ObGyn appointment in the same building. She related a story to me of how terrible the customer service was at the front desk of the Ob’s office and how it’s so much better in our office. Upon hearing this, I immediately knew why the customer service...
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Thank God I didn’t buy bots, followers and likes!

buy bots followers and likes
If you’re on social media, and Instagram more specifically, you may have been recently called out! Exposed! Embarrassed! Starting back in November of 2018, Instagram began removing likes and followers that seemed fake. As in, the likes and followers were the work of purchased automated bots or apps that didn’t represent real people. Instagram doesn’t like inauthenticity and doesn’t want you to buy bots followers...
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Breast lift or implants or both [video]

breast lift or implants
Do you have droopy breasts? Do you need a breast lift or implants? Maybe both? Keep reading to understand your options. And keep in mind, you don’t have to have implants…but you may want them!   Breast lift or implants? When a patient has droop to their breasts, they know it because the nipple has dropped below the IMF or inframammary fold. This is the...
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Silicone, Saline and Structured (Ideal) Breast Implants

You have options when it comes to breast augmentation. Now you can choose from silicone, saline or structured breast implants. Continue reading to understand the differences.   Breast implants: Know your options Even though you may be more familiar with silicone and saline, we’ll still review these. Silicone implants are sturdier and stronger than they were in the past.   In the 1990’s there was......
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