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11/21/2017
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Cosmetic Surgery vs Plastic Surgery: What is Right for You?

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You have probably heard the terms “cosmetic surgery” and “plastic surgery” used interchangeably. However, they are not the same thing. Here’s a quick look at the differences of cosmetic surgery vs. plastic surgery so you can choose the procedures that are best for you. What is the Difference? Cosmetic surgery is a medical discipline focused on enhancing a person’s appearance through surgical and medical techniques and procedures. Cosmetic surgery can be performed on all areas of the body, including the head and neck. Cosmetic surgery treats areas that function properly, so

10/26/2017
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Top Procedures for Post-Pregnancy

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There is a lot of pressure on new moms to look their best right after having a baby. We are bombarded by celebrities who seem to regain their figures almost immediately after delivering their newborn. While these celebs seem to make it look easy, the reality is that most women will not return as easily to their pre-baby figures. More and more women are now considering plastic surgery after pregnancy to help them reclaim their figures and perhaps even fine-tune areas such as the breasts and abdomen. We’ve listed some

10/2/2017
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5 Reasons to Pick a Specialist for Your Liposuction Procedure

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If you are considering liposuction to get rid of those pesky bulges and fat deposits that just aren’t responding to all that diet and exercise, it is very important that you choose a physician who is actually a specialist in the area of liposuction. You may be asking yourself why a liposuction specialist is so important. Take a look at the top five reasons you need a specialist. Liposuction is a Specialty While liposuction has become quite common, it is still considered a specialty area, and as such, must be

09/19/2017
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Pubic Hair Grooming Can Result in Injuries

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When you think of things and activities that could cause injuries, shaving and waxing probably doesn’t come to mind. Oh sure, you may get a couple of nicks here and there if you’re not careful during your shaving routine. However, an interesting study from JAMA Dermatology suggests that many people are getting injured when grooming their pubic hair. According to the study, approximately 26% of both men and women who have undertaken grooming their pubic region have been injured. And on top of that, at least 32% have said that

08/18/2017
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Facial Procedures: What’s Best for Me?

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If you are considering a facial procedure to fend off those early signs of aging, or you just want to improve the look of your face, you know there are many different procedures and treatments available. You are probably bombarded daily by the media with advertising about all the procedures that can help you achieve your goals. So how do you know what’s actually relevant to you? Determining What Your Needs Are You first need to look at what your face is doing as you see the signs of aging.

07/26/2017
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Top 5 Procedures & Tips to Get That Summer Body

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Here we are in the warm summer months and so many of us want that perfect summer body—whether we visit the beach, the pool, or just want to wear those easy, breezy summer clothes. And of course, this means we want to have the very best body that we can show off! Here’s some great procedures and tips that can help. Learn how fat removal could be the solution to your problems. Eat Well and Diet to Keep Fit Diet and exercise are the first steps in getting that summer

07/25/2017
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Safety of PRP Therapy

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If you are considering PRP therapy, one of your main questions is probably whether this procedure is safe. Generally speaking, PRP is an extremely safe procedure. Let’s look at the overall therapy so you can understand why it is so safe. What is PRP Therapy? PRP or platelet rich plasma therapy uses your own blood platelets to increase the healing and/or rejuvenation process. The therapy is used for several different medical situations or conditions, including: • Sports injuries • ACL injuries • Plantar fasciitis • Rotator cuff tears • Arthritis/osteoarthritis

07/6/2017
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Top Differences of Lipedema and Lymphedema

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You may have heard the terms lipedema and lymphedema, and as the names sound so similar, it’s possible that you may think they are essentially the same thing. However, that is not the case. In fact, there are many differences and it is important to know the differences between lipedema and lymphedema, especially if you may be suffering from one or the other. The Basic Differences Between Lipedema and Lymphedema First, of all the pronunciation, and spelling of each of these conditions is different. Lipedema is pronounced “lip-eh-deem-ah,” while Lymphedema

06/20/2017
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Dr. Wright Delivers Important Presentation on the Lipedema Disease

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Recently, Dr. Thomas Wright, medical director of Laser Lipo and Vein Center, was a featured speaker at the Fat Disorders Research Society Conference. This important conference was held in Salt Lake City April 28th – 29th. During his presentation, he spoke about lipedema disease and why this condition often goes untreated, as well as his leading treatment and the symptoms of lipedema that patients need to be aware of. About the Fat Disorders Research Society The Fat Disorders Research Society is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to the improvement

06/13/2017
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Kim Kardashian Does not have Lipedema

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As a physician who diagnoses and treats lipedema, I was very concerned and disappointed in the misunderstandings and incorrect information put forward in recent National Enquirer magazine story, “Kim’s bubble butt is going to Burst” (Source ). Not only does this article’s highly exaggerated title reflect a clickbait falsehood rooted in myth and misinformation, the many claims made by the article are also completely false and highly irresponsible. First off, let’s begin with the highly unrealistic claim that the article makes: “Bottom heavy Kim Kardashian is battling an incurable butt

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