Monthly Archives: September 2009

Is Breast Lift “Permanent”?

As a cosmetic plastic surgeon I’m always on the lookout for techniques that help my Indiana breast lift patients’ results last as long as possible, but the reality is that for a few patients, a breast lift won’t be completely “permanent.” For most of my patients, breast lift surgery results do last for many years, and in many cases they…

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Laser Hair Removal: Safe for Dark Skin?

It is a common misconception that laser hair removal is not an option for people with dark hair and dark skin. Although this may have been true in the past, technology has improved in recent years to make the procedure effective for most skin and hair types. Laser hair removal is straightforward to perform on individuals with light skin and…

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Breast Reduction Challenges and How to Plan for Them

With breast reduction, a little foresight is definitely better than even a top-quality “do-over.” With many patients, the biggest difficulty in planning for their procedure is to understand what makes their breasts a particular challenge, and then choose a Beverly Hills area breast reduction surgeon who can address those factors specifically. 1. Symmetry Why it’s a challenge: Genetic causes of…

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Microdermabrasion vs. At-Home Exfoliation

Flip through any women’s magazine and pay attention to the great number and variety of products being offered to refresh your complexion. Like many men and women, you may buy each “great” new product, use the entire tube or jar, and never see any difference in your complexion. You’re not alone if you start to wonder, “Am I doing this…

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Implant Rupture: Where’s the Concern?

Implant rupture is uncommon among my patients, but it’s still an issue that most of the women who meet with me want to address before they figure out the details of their Beverly Hills breast implant surgery. Unfortunately, implant rupture isn’t a risk you can eliminate entirely – but as a surgeon who has experience revising the results of other…

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