Monthly Archives: September 2010

Tips for a Happy Recovery after Eyelid Surgery

No one wants to think about being depressed, but the truth is depression can be a common “after” effect of any surgery – even for cosmetic surgery. It may seem counterintuitive to think of someone being depressed right after improving their appearance, but the dramatic change, stress and expectations of the patient can often converge to give patients the “after…

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Why Experience Matters in Rhinoplasty

It may seem obvious to some when I state that rhinoplasty is a very delicate procedure. Any small change can dramatically alter the appearance of your face: take too much away and you may create a disproportionately small nose, change too little and a patient may have to come back for a revision. That”s why when choosing a rhinoplasty surgeon,…

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Be an Active Decision-Maker

Our society relies a great deal on experts when it comes to making important decisions, but with cosmetic surgery, there is a fine line between a surgeon giving advice and making the decision for the patient. Your surgeon might know everything there is to know about a particular procedure, but he or she cannot know if plastic surgery is right…

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Caring for Dental Implants

One of the best things about dental implants is that they function like your own teeth. But like your natural teeth, they require consistent, basic care – brushing, flossing, regular cleanings and visits to the dentist. There are also a few other things you must keep in mind after you get your implant(s). A dental implant needs to integrate into…

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