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The old adage goes “beauty is pain,” and never before have I considered this saying to be applicable to men, until the last few years. Our society is a place where attractiveness and vitality are increasingly held in high regard and for that reason, the number of aesthetic procedures for men continue to grow year over [...]

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Breast augmentation remains one of the most popular of all plastic surgery procedures, but that doesn't mean you've heard all there is to hear about implants. Here are some surprising and uncommon facts about breast augmentation. 1. The Idea of Breast Enhancement Surgery Dates Back to the 1800s Breasts are synonymous with femininity and sex appeal, [...]

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Whether achieved through weight loss surgery or lifestyle changes, losing a significant amount of weight dramatically changes the way your body looks and how it's proportioned. If you lose a large amount of weight after you've had breast augmentation, you may find that your implants need to be updated in order to better match and complement [...]

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A little while ago I went to the ASPS conference in San Francisco where I attended several courses on Labiaplasty, due to the increasing demand for this procedure at our practice. I wanted to be current on the most recent techniques in order to be sure I was delivering optimal results for my patients. While I [...]

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People who have achieved extreme weight loss are often unprepared for the reality they'll face once the extra pounds are gone. If you've worked hard to fight your way out of obesity, it can be very frustrating when heavy folds of sagging skin stick around as a reminder of your former self. Here are a few [...]

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There are so many good options for facial rejuvenation available to women these days, it may be hard to know which one is best for you. Many patients I see would like to improve the signs of aging on their faces but are not ready for facelift surgery, and are wondering what the non-surgical alternatives are?  [...]

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Moving beyond traditional photography, plastic surgeons are no longer limited to only providing surgical patients their “before and after” pictures at their six-month post-operative visits. Dr. Kaufman and Dr. Clark will soon offer Vectra 3D imaging technology during consultations to illustrate the results that surgery can achieve. We've found that Vectra offers patients at least two [...]

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An increasing number of women are finding that a breast lift can be ideal for enhancing their curves, without the need for breast implants. 1. All-Natural Solution Unlike breast augmentation, which uses breast implants, a breast lift on its own only uses a woman's existing natural breast tissue. While a lift won't change the size of [...]

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Body contouring surgery following significant weight loss is deemed elective and isn't covered by most insurance plans, which leaves many gastric bypass patients with a significant amount of extra skin following their post-surgery weight loss. A recent study challenges the notion that post-weight loss body contouring surgeries aren't essential by proving they significantly increase a patient's [...]

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While it is no surprise that breast implants top the list of cosmetic surgeries for women, it may be somewhat of a shock to find that breast lift procedures are growing at twice the rate of breast implant procedures—increasing 70% since 2000. At Kaufman & Clark Plastic Surgery, we too are seeing this trend. More women [...]