Monthly Archives: November 2015

Can You Judge a Plastic Surgeon by Their Facility?

Tampa plastic surgeon Dr. Jeremy Benedetti discusses the quality of a provider's facility.

“You can’t judge a book by its cover.” Sure, we’ve heard it before, but how many of us really believe it? In our appearance-driven society, judging a book by its cover seems like a very natural reaction. What I’d like to address today is judging a plastic surgeon by the first impression you get when visiting his or her office.…

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Which Is Better: CoolSculpting® or Liposuction?

One of the most popular cosmetic enhancement procedures year after year is liposuction. At our Albany practice in recent years, though, a new body contouring option has been giving liposuction some competition. CoolSculpting® is a non-surgical procedure that can effectively remove fat and shape the body. So, how do you know which is right for you? Liposuction: During liposuction, your surgeon…

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What Is Gluteoplasty?

Henderson plastic surgery specialist discusses buttock augmentation.

Solange Magnano, a former Miss Argentina, recently passed away due to complications from plastic surgery. The procedure she had performed was gluteoplasty, or buttock enhancement. There are several ways that butt enhancement can be accomplished, such as the Brazilian Butt Lift (a procedure that transfers fat liposuctioned from another area to the backside). However, it appears that Magnano received injections…

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Cosmetic Procedures Not Just for the Wealthy

Plastic surgery in Dallas and beyond is not just for wealthy patients.

Despite the argument that comes up from time to time (and currently is being forwarded by some professionals in the tanning industry), it’s not just wealthy Americans who benefit from cosmetic surgery. In fact, the majority of people choosing cosmetic or plastic surgery fall squarely in the middle class, in Dallas and elsewhere. Many in the tanning industry are upset…

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Refine, Don’t "Replace" Your Ethnic Nose

I’d like to take an in-depth look at some of the specifics of ethnic rhinoplasties which, along with other procedures like upper eyelid surgery, constitute the majority of the “ethnic” San Francisco cosmetic surgery procedures I perform. Why Your Nose Requires a Specific Approach The front of your nose is made of joined sections of cartilage attached to the bone.…

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