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5 Tips for Revealing Radiance With Facials

Albany med spa shares 5 tips to getting the most out of your facials.

Our licensed estheticians analyze each patient’s skin to create a customized facial at our Albany medical spa, but it’s also important for people to take active roles in maintaining a healthy skin appearance. Here are 5 tips from our team for effectively incorporating facials into your skincare regimen: Find the right facial for your specific needs with the help of…

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The Best Online Resources for Finding a Plastic Surgeon

Chicago plastic surgeon shares the best resources for finding a plastic surgeon.

Finding a plastic surgeon in a large urban area like Chicago, where I practice, can be a daunting task. When there are so many options out there, it can be difficult to select just the right one for you. The Internet provides numerous resources that can help you in your search. Here are some of my favorites. Patient Forums Some…

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Helping Your Breast Implants ‘Settle’

Breast augmentation recovery tips

After a patient gets breast implants, especially when they are placed under the chest muscle, the implants usually appear too high for a short time before they “settle” into a more natural-looking position. Some of my breast augmentation patients in the Bay Area have asked me whether there is anything they can do to speed this process along. Here are…

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How You Can Help Fade Your Tummy Tuck Scars

Vancouver plastic surgeon discusses non-surgical body contouring

Scars are one of the top concerns for any cosmetic surgery patient and especially for those interested in tummy tuck surgery. Experienced plastic surgeons skillfully make abdominoplasty incisions in a discreet location that can usually hidden by even the smallest bikini bottoms, but most patients are still interested in ways to fade the scars that result following tummy tuck surgery.…

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BOTOX® Cosmetic Safety: An 25-Year Track Record

Learn about the safety record of Botox Cosmetic use from Dr. Jose Rios, a plastic surgeon in Illinois.

In recent months, a few news stories have caused some of my patients to ask about the continued safety of BOTOX® Cosmetic. Unfortunately, these news stories have served more to confuse many people than to set the record straight. I’d like to share some facts about the long track record of BOTOX Cosmetic safety. For starters, there has never been…

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