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Ask PryorHealth About…Anything! Welcome to our new blog, where we'll be diving into new trends and answering questions you have about different cosmetic procedures or practices. Here, you'll find real information based on research and the expertise from our doctors at PryorHealth.

Feel free to ask questions, comment, and join in the dialogue! If you have a question about something, remember to ask PryorHealth!

DIY Beauty Trends: The Good, The Bad, and The Dangerous

July 1st, 2022

Both cost effective and convenient, DIY beauty trends are continuing to grow in popularity. While some of these practices may have their benefits, it is important to do your research and understand how such remedies might impact your skin over time.

Refresh your Morning Routine with Dr. Pryor

June 24th, 2022

Mornings look different in every household, but starting your day on the right note makes a difference for everyone. Having a well-rounded morning routine can make the rest of your day run smoothly.

Gynecomastia Surgery: Get Your Confidence Back!

June 17th, 2022

Gynecomastia is a condition that affects males and is classified as an excess of fat or breast tissue. There are many causes of Gynecomastia, but the condition typically stems from a hormone imbalance.

Ice Ice Baby: Get to Know Your Skin’s Pores

June 3rd, 2022

Find out all you need to know about pores. Why some appear big or small, their importance, how to take care of them, how to unclog them, and more.

Beauty is Pore Deep: Get to Know Your Skin’s Pores

May 27th, 2022

Find out all you need to know about pores. Why some appear big or small, their importance, how to take care of them, how to unclog them, and more.

Clean Beauty: Why You Can’t Trust Labels

May 20th, 2022

With the multitude of buzzwords that are found on popular skincare labels, it can be difficult to tell what’s what. We break down why some of these buzzwords can be misleading and what they really mean here.

Mommy Makeovers: The Truth About Bouncing Back

May 13th, 2022

Becoming a mother is a beautiful thing. But, let’s face it, changes to your body are inevitable. Find out how a mommy makeover can restore you to your pre-baby body and help you to regain your confidence.

The Power of SPF | 7 Reasons to Wear it Daily

May 6th, 2022

Wearing sunscreen daily is one of the easiest and most effective ways to prevent skin cancer. It also helps keep your skin's appearance young and healthy, and protects the investment of your skincare routine and high-end skincare treatments.

Social Media, Plastic Surgery, & Self-Love

April 29th, 2022

Plastic surgery is a controversial topic, and we recognize it. However, we aren't afraid to have difficult conversations because the root of our mission in the aesthetic and wellness space is to help our patients take better care of themselves.

Mons-Ologues | Treatment Options for the Vulva & Vaginal Areas

April 22nd, 2022

Did you know that most women do not know the difference between their vulva and vagina? The vulva is the external female genitals: Your labia, clitoris, vaginal opening, and the opening to the urethra. Your vagina is the inside – the part you cannot see.

All about the eyes | Is eyelid surgery right for you?

April 15th, 2022

Eyelid surgery, or Blepharoplasty, is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures you've never heard of, especially for men. A blepharoplasty repairs drooping lids by removing skin and fat around the eye area.

What is Lymphatic Drainage?

April 7th, 2022

What is lymphatic drainage and what health issues can be addressed through lymphatic massage? A lymphatic drainage massage can improve health issues caused by the swelling of lymph fluid in our soft tissues. Find out why supermodels opt for this treatment and what it can do for you. Read more.

Neografting: A Real Solution for Hair Loss

April 1st, 2022

Neografting is a modern form of hair transplantation, much more advanced than the dinosaur age of surgeries first performed in 1939. With this procedure, you can walk away with natural-looking results.

A Stress-Free Guide to your Wedding Beauty Timeline

March 10th, 2022

It's wedding season, and if you're a bride-to-be, congratulations! True love is built on a foundation of self-love, and a wedding is the perfect celebration of you. The journey to the vows can be stressful enough, so here is the perfect guide to simplify your routine.

Is Double Cleansing right for you?

March 7th, 2022

Double cleansing is one of the hottest trends in skin care around the world. So what is double cleansing? It's cleansing…twice. One oil-based cleanser and then one cream cleanser - simple.

Why is Plastic Surgery so expensive? The real cost of surgical procedures

February 28th, 2022

Everyone has something they'd like to fix about themselves. Whether for medical or aesthetic purposes, everyone has considered plastic surgery at some point in their life. The barrier? Cost. It's difficult for some of us to justify spending money on ourselves, especially when plastic surgery can cost thousands to tens of thousands of dollars.

The Melanin Club: The Do's and Don'ts of Skincare For People of Color

February 18th, 2022

If you're part of the melanin club, you've been blessed with a rich, beautiful dark complexion. However, ot all procedures are created equally and doing them on dark skin can actually cause damage. That's why we're here to break down the do's - and don'ts - of skincare and melanin.

Filler Fatigue: How a longer lasting filler can save you time, frustration and money

February 11th, 2022

Filler is more than just filler. When you think of filler you think of plumping your face in order to make your lips bigger, cheeks fuller, and your face more youthful.

Microneedling: Why you should always go to medspa first

February 4th, 2022

You've probably heard of the "vampire facial" made famous by celebrities in the past few years - now there's a way to do this at home, but is it the best option - and will you get results? Microneedling is a treatment on a pen that penetrates fine lines and wrinkles.

Hormone Treatment

January 28th, 2022

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms of hormone imbalance, Hormone Replacement Therapy could be the solution for you. At PryorHealth, we have partnered with Pellecome, a solution provider for Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT). This ground-breaking therapy uses plant-based pellet implants that slowly release hormones for gradual, natural results over a three to five-month period.

IPL Treatment

January 21st, 2022

Everyone is different, and everyone has a different skincare routine. However, most of us know that taking care of our skin should be prioritized. Sometimes though, our preventative actions aren't enough. Acne, large pores, rosacea, and age spots are out of our control. But what if you could do something about it? The IPL treatment is a great way to combat these stubborn skin ailments while promoting healthy skin rejuvenation.

IV Therapy

January 14th, 2022

Sometimes our lives can be hectic, and we don't have the time to care for ourselves. Unfortunately, getting the proper amounts of sleep, nutrients, and hydration impacts our body's defenses and even impacts how we age. That's why PryorHealth offers Liquivida Nutrient IV Therapy, a safe and effective way to receive natural vitamins, minerals, and amino acids directly into the bloodstream.


December 23, 2021

The past few years have been rough. You've definitely earned some major R&R. Let's give ourselves a fresh start to begin the new year, shall we? Skin peels are the best way to rejuvenate and replenish your skin. Typical chemical peels work by removing the keratin layer of dead skin cells that sit on the skin's surface and stimulating the production of new healthy skin cells.

The 2021 Beauty Bag: Staff Picks

December 27, 2021

At PryorHealth, we take our skincare very seriously. That's why our employees love the Transform RX products! In honor of the upcoming new year, we want to share some of our favorite picks with you. Our Aesthetician and Skin Care Specialist, Barb Wicklund, is also sharing some of her insights to our amazing products!

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An End of Year Thank You From Dr. Pryor

December 24, 2021

2021 has been quite an exciting year - welcoming new surgeons to our team, launching our private label skincare line, expanding our brand into new territories, all while maintaining focus on enhancements to the patient experience. Thank you for being an instrumental part of our ongoing development and continued success!

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Product Swap: 6 Products That You Need to Swap Right Now

December 17, 2021

You might be thinking about all the products you've tried that are sitting in your bathroom cabinet because they were too oily, too thick, clogged your pores, too harsh, too gentle, or just simply didn't work. Fear no more Goldie Locks! At PryorHealth, our Transform RX system can replace all those products and then some.

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How To Beat The Winter Blues

December 9, 2021

It's December - you're stressed, it's cold, and your skin could be suffering. The lack of warmth, sunlight, heat, and moisture - or "the winter blues" - are affecting you mentally and physically …

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What is the Co2 Laser Hype And Why it is Great To Get In The Winter Months

November 1, 2019

If you are tired of regular treatments to decrease age spots, wrinkles, acne scars, and other deeper skin flaws, then our CO2 Laser skin resurfacing procedure is a great option. It's a safe treatment that can provide a lot of benefits because it acts so widely and fast on the skin. CO2 has been used …

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Five tried-and-true tips for men considering plastic surgery

November 5, 2018

When it comes to appearance, men are really no different than women. They do not want to look old, tired or out of shape. Just like the ladies, men often feel helpless when they look in the mirror and see the first signs of aging begin to appear. For this reason, and as cultural norms …

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Feminine Health

September 12, 2018

As a woman, your body has a uniqueness that should be cherished. Understanding how your body works is the first step in maintaining your health, and something you should continually strive toward. There are few things more central to a woman's health than that of her vagina. Yet, there seems to be a shroud of …

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Signs I'm Going Bald: Understanding the Norwood Scale and Male Pattern Baldness

May 23, 2018

The sooner you can positively determine that you're losing your hair, the more hair you will likely be able to save. Here are the signs you need to look out for, and an overview of common hair loss treatments. By most estimates approximately 40% of American men start losing their hair before they've reached their …

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May Special

May 2, 2018

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Bellafill Event / March 6th, 2018

February 8, 2018

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Things to Consider When Choosing a Plastic Surgeon in Chicago

December 18, 2017

When you live in a large city like Chicago, it is important to have an aesthetically pleasing appearance. Whether you are trying to improve your place in the upper echelon of the social ladder or you simply want to look your best, fortune tends to favor those who society deems beautiful and handsome. For this …

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Rejuvenate Your Facial Contours with Silhouette InstaLift

December 11, 2017

A full facelift isn't the only way to erase age-related blemishes and restore your natural beauty. Silhouette InstaLift is a revolutionary new treatment that allows us to gently rejuvenate your facial contours without the need for surgery. The results could last for well over a year with the proper aftercare. This safe and effective treatment …

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Is Permalip Right for Me?

December 4, 2017

Before a patient chooses to undergo any cosmetic procedure, they need to take time to learn about the procedure and look at the pros and cons. This is something that is especially true when it comes to cosmetic procedures that are surgical in nature or will last a very long time. Fortunately, most patients have …

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NeoGraft for Hair Loss

November 27, 2017

There are certain aspects of the aging process that can be especially disheartening to deal with. Hair loss is one of these things. There are a lot of other men out there who hate the way their head looks completely shaved or the way they look with male pattern baldness. Women also deal with thinning …

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Is Plastic Surgery Right for Me?

November 20, 2017

You are thinking about plastic surgery, but it's a big decision. It's a form of elective surgery. It's an investment you are making in what you hope will be a brighter future for yourself. Most importantly of all, you are about to surgically alter something on your body. Before you make any hasty decisions, think …

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What is Silhouette InstaLift?

November 13, 2017

As people get older, exposure to the sun, oxygen, and just the general aging process leads to less elastic, thinner skin, which, in turn, leads to wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging of the skin. Loss of tissue in the cheek area, which is one of the earlier signs of aging, contributes to the sagging, sunken …

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Revitalize Your Skin with HydraFacial

November 6, 2017

Age-related problems with the facial skin usually require something more than a simple cleansing treatment. A multi-step procedure designed to fully revitalize the skin and promote the creation of collagen, the HydraFacial treatment addresses several issues including moisture retention, clogged pores, and damaged epidermis. After a single HydraFacial treatment, our clients enjoy radiant, glowing facial …

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Looking for Plastic Surgeons in Chicago? Visit PryorHealth!

October 23, 2017

PryorHealth founder and board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Landon Pryor, has a dedicated team of surgeons and staff in Rockford, which is roughly 90 miles west of Chicago. When you're researching your options regarding plastic surgeons in the area, schedule a consultation at our office. You'll see firsthand why Dr. Pryor's doctors are the go-to surgeons in the region. Dr. Pryor earned his medical degree from …

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Get a Bigger Bust with Breast Augmentation

October 16, 2017

You look at other women and you envy the size of their busts. Your breasts are too small in your eyes. You want to be able to wear anything and have cleavage. You don't want to rely on a bra to create the illusion of full breasts only to face what you really look like …

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Cure Your Tattoo Regret with Laser Tattoo Removal in Chicago

October 9, 2017

Tattoos were once a sign of rebelliousness or inclusion in a certain group, depending on your social circles. A generation or two ago, in the United States, you may have only ever seen a tattoo on a member of the military, a sailor or a gang member. As public opinion about body art has shifted, …

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How Does Permalip Work?

October 2, 2017

Soft, full lips are closely tied to a youthful glow. Over time, all skin loses its ability to easily stretch, and this includes lips. The missing elasticity leads to fine lines, thinning, and the appearance of dehydration. Today's beauty industry has recognized the growing need for safe and effective lip enhancement. Permalip is one of …

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NeoGraft for Men and Women

September 25, 2017

There are certain aspects of the aging process that we don't like, but they do not bother us all that much. However, one thing that no one likes about getting older is balding or experiencing hair that is starting to thin. When you are experiencing thinning hair or you are starting to bald, you are …

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When to Consider a Mommy Makeover in Chicago

September 18, 2017

You waited nine months to receive the greatest gift of your life. The moment you held your baby in your hands was worth everything you went through. You would do it all again to bring your little one into the world. That being said, it isn't easy accepting the changes that have happened to your …

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Liposuction Near Chicago at PryorHealth Plastic Surgery

September 11, 2017

If you are unhappy with your appearance because of stubborn body fat, then now is the perfect time to start thinking about professional fat reduction treatments. Liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the world, and it has allowed millions of people to achieve their weight loss goals. Here is a quick …

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Choosing Radiesse to Restore Lost Facial Volume

September 4, 2017

There are a lot of things that happen to our body as we get older. One of the key things that happens when we age is we start to lose facial volume. This volume loss happens underneath the skin. It is a gradual process, but when it reaches a certain point, it becomes very noticeable. …

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PryorHealth: Your Go-To Plastic Surgery Center in the Chicago Area

August 28, 2017

PryorHealth founder and board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Landon Pryor, has a dedicated team of surgeons and staff in Rockford, IL. He began his medical education at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, where he became fascinated by human anatomy. He also discovered a passion for reconstructive and plastic surgery. After serving a residency in general surgery and plastic …

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Seeking a Facelift in Chicago

August 21, 2017

Thanks to modern technology, science, and medicine, we are no longer left to simply accept the aging process and the effect that it has on our appearance. In times past, there was very little that a person could do to improve their appearance as they saw wrinkles cover their face, sun damage affect their skin, …

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Liposuction for Effective Body Contouring

August 14, 2017

You work hard to get the physique that you want, but sometimes your own efforts aren't enough. You can exercise every day and eat right. That might help you get to the weight that you have always wanted. However, it is common to have trouble spots. Pesky fat can hang on around areas such as …

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When to Consider a Facelift in Chicago

August 7, 2017

The aging process has an uncanny way of taking its toll on your face. As you get older, you will develop the tell-tale signs of aging that unfortunately may reveal how old you really are. If you live in the Chicago, Rockford or surrounding area and want to take steps to reclaim a youthful look, …

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Radiesse for Aging Skin

July 24, 2017

Very few situations are as disheartening as taking a look in the mirror only to notice age-related blemishes. While everyone is sure to develop fine lines and wrinkles at some point, it can make people look much older than they really are. Radiesse is a safe and effective injectable that can be used to quickly …

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Reasons to Consider Breast Augmentation

July 17, 2017

When you look in the mirror, you are not happy with what you see. Your bust has never been what you have wanted. You can't get the ideal bust by dieting. Exercise isn't the solution. There is nothing you can do by yourself to change the shape of your bust aside from wearing a padded …

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Permalip Lip Augmentation

July 10, 2017

There are two main reasons why people become interested in lip augmentation. First, they were born with the lips that they do not feel satisfied with. The second reason is because the aging process is taking a toll on a person's lips. As we get older, we lose facial fat, including fat in our lips. …

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Is Abdominoplasty Right for Me?

July 3, 2017

Over the years, it doesn't take much for the skin and muscles throughout your midsection to become soft and flabby. Getting rid of loose skin and stubborn fat is extremely difficult to do on your own. Also known as a tummy tuck, an abdominoplasty procedure is used to gently reshape the midsection by removing excess …

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SmartLipo vs Liposuction

June 26, 2017

If you're trying to sculpt your body and eliminate fat, two popular procedures are traditional liposuction and SmartLipo™. For many years, liposuction has been one of the best ways to eliminate deposits of stubborn fat, and it involves the use of powerful suction. Over time, several new techniques have surfaced, and today, many patients are …

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Finding the Right Plastic Surgeon

June 19, 2017

Choosing to have any type of cosmetic procedure is an important decision. You are about to allow a surgeon to change your body in some way. The goal is usually to help you to feel more attractive in some way. Whether you want to trim down your stomach, smooth away your wrinkles, or get rid …

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Freezing Away Your Fat with CoolSculpting

June 12, 2017

When you look at your body in the mirror, are there some areas that have bulges of fat? Have you tried to sculpt these areas on your own by limiting the calories you consume and doing exercises that target certain muscle groups? While there are some individuals out there who have been able to sculpt …

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Transform Your Body with a Mommy Makeover

June 6, 2017

A mommy makeover, as its name implies, is a series of surgeries designed to make women look and feel the same way that they did prior to one or multiple pregnancies and childbirths. The procedure usually revolves around some sort of tummy tuck and breast enhancement. To get a good idea of what the procedure …

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Removing Fat Through Liposuction

May 22, 2017

One of the most disappointing feelings a person can have is working extremely hard to reach a goal and then feeling unsatisfied with the results that they see. This is something that people battle with all the time when it comes to losing weight. This is because so many people working toward their best body …

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When to Consider a Breast Lift

May 15, 2017

You have a problem with your body. It's your breasts. You don't want to pump up the volume. You are happy with the size that you are. Your problem is the fact that your breasts are hanging down to your belly button. You've tried everything you can think of to give them a boost. You've …

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Improve Your Overall Appearance with Chin Augmentation

May 8, 2017

When you see yourself in the mirror or look at a photograph of yourself, do you like what you see? What is it about your appearance that you do not like? The great thing about living in this day and age is that you can correct flaws and blemishes on your face and body that …

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Hydrate and Rejuvenate Your Skin With a HydraFacial

May 1, 2017

Would you like to hydrate and rejuvenate your skin? Most people would answer yes to that question. When you have hydrated and beautiful skin, you feel great on the inside and look great on the outside. One of the most effective ways to rejuvenate your skin is with HydraFacial. If you have not yet heard …

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Get Fuller Lips with Permalip

April 24, 2017

Permalip is a great option for individuals who would like to augment their lips. A person may just want to add more fullness to their lips because they were born with naturally thin lips, or they may be dealing with a loss of volume in their lips because of the natural aging process. Fortunately, Permalip …

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Getting Rid of Stubborn Fat Through Abdominoplasty

April 17, 2017

You have waged war in the battle of the bulge, trying to get rid of excess fat on your body. You have watched what you eat and included more exercise in your routine. You've managed to trim your body down to your ideal weight. You're happy with your efforts except for one problem. It's your …

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Am I a Good Candidate for a HydraFacial?

April 10, 2017

All of us want to have skin that is as youthful and as free of blemishes as possible. There are a lot of ways to go about achieving these goals. However, one of the most effective is with a HydraFacial. This is a treatment that can eliminate dead skin cells and other impurities from your …

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Is a Breast Lift Right for Me?

April 3, 2017

Life brings about many changes to your body. As a woman, you will go through more than you can imagine. This especially holds true if you are fortunate enough to have a baby. Over the years, you may notice more curves. Your hips may become a bit wider. Your abdomen may not be as flat …

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Looking Years Younger with Dysport Treatments

March 27, 2017

When someone starts to see wrinkles on their face and the other telltales signs of aging, they begin to look at all of the different cosmetic treatments that are available in order to help a person look younger. If you are at this point and you are looking for ways to treat the wrinkles on …

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When to Consider Juvederm

March 20, 2017

Juvederm is at the cutting-edge of dermal filler technologies. This FDA-approved solution can instantly restore lost volume across the visage. It can also be used to create increased facial symmetry and balance. Both men and women can use these treatments to enhance their natural look and regain a more youthful appearance. Is Juvederm Right for …

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Advantages of Having Lip Enhancement Treatments

March 13, 2017

Lip enhancement, or lip augmentation, is a cosmetic procedure designed to increase the volume of the lips. It can be achieved through surgery or injectable fillers. Each type of lip enhancement procedure comes with its own benefits, and the best procedure for you will depend on your personal situation and your cosmetic goals. What's involved …

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CoolSculpting for Non-Surgical Fat Removal

March 6, 2017

Are you tired of dealing with stubborn fat that won't respond to diet and exercise? The idea of being able to get rid of unwanted fat on the body in a nonsurgical way is something that is appealing to many people. CoolSculpting is one method that can be used to do this. The very first …

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What Is Ultherapy?

February 27, 2017

Ultherapy is a unique cosmetic treatment for lifting and smoothing the skin on the face and neck. It uses ultrasound energy to stimulate tissue growth and collagen production. When the subdermal tissues are subjected to sound energy, the body responds by sending nutrients to the affected areas. This accelerates the process of creating new skin …

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Incredible Benefits of Laser Tattoo Removal

February 20, 2017

There was a time in the not too distant past when getting a tattoo was very much a permanent decision. It took a large sum of money to remove them and, for many, that wasn't even an option. Nowadays, the benefits of laser tattoo removal are quite remarkable. Multiple Laser Wavelengths One of the key …

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Reasons to Get a Mommy Makeover

February 13, 2017

Having a child has been the most amazing experience of your life. You have the greatest gift that you could ever be given. Every second of your pregnancy and all of the pain of labor was worth the moment your baby was placed in your arms. You knew that your body would go through changes …

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Am I a Good Candidate for a Fat Transfer?

February 6, 2017

It can be frustrating to see a part of your body that could use some more volume. You may want to enhance your lips, your breasts or your buttocks. You may have hollows that have appeared in your cheeks or in other areas of your face. There could be fine lines or wrinkles that are …

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Tighten Abdominal Skin with an Abdominoplasty

January 23, 2017

A tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, is designed to tighten the skin within the abdominal wall, and it's effective for removing sagging skin on the stomach. When performed correctly, a tummy tuck can help you achieve a firmer, younger midsection. This procedure is ideal for patients who are self-conscious about loose, drooping skin around …

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Get a Shapelier Bust with Breast Augmentation

January 16, 2017

You love your body. You take care of it and treat it like the temple that it is. You watch what you eat, stay away from anything that could do damage, and work out on a regular basis. You're doing everything right, but there is one area that is lacking. You're not happy with your …

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What is Belotero Balance?

January 9, 2017

Belotero Balance is a dermal filler, and it must be injected into your face. It's routinely used to treat smile lines, which are also called nasolabial folds. Due to the natural aging process, wrinkles develop over time. Belotero Balance is effective at countering the natural aging process, and to accomplish this goal, it smooths wrinkles. …

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Pump Up the Volume with Radiesse

January 2, 2017

Dermal fillers provide a safe, easy and relatively non-invasive way to minimize or even eliminate some of the most noticeable signs of aging. As people grow older, their natural collagen production declines and the skin structure begins to break down. This often results in deep creases along the nasolabial folds, hollows around or under the …

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Using Fillers for Lip Augmentation

December 19, 2016

The lips, particularly for women, are often one of the leading indicators of aging skin. Since they are a highly noticeable part of the face, any changes to your lips can have you looking older than your actual age. Loss of lip volume and lines around the lips are a very common sign of aging …

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How Can a Facelift Benefit Me?

December 12, 2016

For many people, the idea of getting a facelift may sound a little bit intense. Most people understand that when a person goes through a facelift procedure, they are going through a surgical procedure. For some, the idea of having surgery done on their face is a little bit overwhelming. However, there are many benefits …

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Sculpt Your Facial Features with a Fat Transfer

December 5, 2016

Getting wrinkles and hollows in your face is a normal part of aging. However, that doesn't mean you have to like it. If you have lost volume and elasticity in your skin due to the passage of the years, dermal fillers provide you with one option. You can plump up your skin and smooth away …

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Eliminate Facial Wrinkles with Radiesse

November 28, 2016

Radiesse is a popular type of dermal filler, and it has the ability to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and facial folds. Since it's a non-surgical procedure, it serves as an excellent alternative to a facelift. There are several invasive treatment options that can deliver the same results, but they require the cutting …

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Reverse Signs of Aging on Your Body with a Breast Lift

November 21, 2016

You've done everything you can to preserve your body. You know it's your temple, so you exercise regularly and you eat healthy foods. However, you can't stop the years from marching by. You've found gray hairs and the wrinkles are starting to creep in. However, there is one problem you never expected. Your breasts are …

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Is a Tummy Tuck Right for Me?

November 14, 2016

You work hard to take care of your body. You eat the right kind of diet and you're active every day. You've managed to reach your ideal weight, but your stomach is a trouble spot. There is fat hanging on that will not go away, no matter what you do. Whether you've lost a considerable …

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Achieve Younger-Looking Skin with CO2 Laser Resurfacing

November 7, 2016

The smooth, supple skin of our youth often morphs into brittle, uneven skin as we age. Fine lines, wrinkles and crow's feet become much more apparent. Acne scars and other discolorations become more pronounced as well. Various treatment options are available and include skin ablation, chemical peels and plumping injections. One of the most effective …

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November 2, 2016

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Reasons to Consider Tattoo Removal

October 24, 2016

People invest in countless resources when it comes to improving their overall image. They may do this to obtain a higher social status, acquire better jobs and emphasize what makes them unique. Tattoos represent one of these investments, but these permanent markings may not always align with a person's long-term desires. Tattoo removal becomes an …

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The Benefits of Vitamin B12

October 17, 2016

Vitamin B12 is required by the body for healthy red blood cells and nerves. Deficiency in this vitamin is considered one of the top nutrient deficiencies throughout the world. Along with maintaining healthy nervous and cardiovascular systems, this vitamin is also required for addressing adrenal fatigue, DNA synthesis, enzyme production and hormonal balance. Since it …

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Laser Vein Removal for Varicose Vein Treatment

October 10, 2016

Varicose veins are enlarged and twisted veins. While they can develop anywhere, they are most commonly found on the legs or ankles. Varicose veins can be either a harmless and purely cosmetic problem, or they can indicate a serious problem with the circulatory system. They can also sometimes be painful. As such, many people decide …

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Belotero Balance for Wrinkle Reduction

October 3, 2016

The aging process has the greatest impact on your skin. As your skin develops fine lines and wrinkles, it will start to look old and worn. If you don't have ideal genetics, the aging process could make you look much older than you feel. To reverse the aging process and gain a youthful appearance, many …

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Sick and Tired of Stubborn Body Fat? Consider CoolSculpting!

September 26, 2016

Stubborn body fat represents one of the most common problems people have. It tends to accumulate as a person experiences weight gain or ages. The worst part about excess body fat is that it tends to persist through diet and exercise. It can accumulate on a person's frame in places where it is difficult for …

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Ultherapy for Non-Invasive Skin Tightening

September 19, 2016

Having saggy, loose skin can visibly age you and lower your self-esteem. However, thanks to a non-surgical treatment known as Ultherapy, many middle-aged individuals are visually erasing years from their faces. Ultherapy is a non-invasive skin tightening treatment that uses ultrasound technology to gradually lift, tone and tighten skin. It's done for treating loose skin …

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Who Can Benefit from Rhinoplasty?

September 12, 2016

There are certain cosmetic procedures that are not widely known. Then there are other cosmetic procedures that are so widely known that they are regularly talked about in society, on television, in movies and in popular literature. Rhinoplasty, also known as a nose job, is one of these procedures. It is not an overstatement to …

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Treating Dynamic Wrinkles with BOTOX

September 5, 2016

For some people, wrinkles are just wrinkles. When they think of wrinkles, they think of older individuals. However, it is usually not until a person gets older and they begin to experience wrinkles that they see that wrinkles come in a variety of forms and for a variety of reasons. It is important to identify …

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Good Candidates for Liposuction

August 22, 2016

You hear about liposuction all the time. It seems like the perfect solution. All you need to do is come in for a short surgical procedure that isn't too invasive. A few small incisions and your fat can be suctioned away. You can finally say goodbye to that pesky fat that has been hanging around …

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What is Bellafill?

August 15, 2016

Bellafill is a cosmetic treatment known as a dermal filler that is used to fill and smooth lines and wrinkles, particularly those deep lines that extend from the corners of the mouth to the end of the nose. These lines are called nasolabial folds. Bellafill offers other uses, as well. We encourage you to learn …

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Enjoy A Plumper Pout with Lip Fillers

August 8, 2016

Thinning lips affects millions of adults. In most cases, this is caused by skin that becomes stretched and a loss of moisture beneath the lip skin. As the lips are pulled outward, we present a stern, annoyed expression. Everyone wants fuller, plumper lips and the natural pout we enjoyed in our youth. Lip fillers are …

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Why Consider Breast Reconstruction?

August 1, 2016

Your breasts are extremely personal to you. They are a part of your body that helps you to have confidence in your self-image. When breast cancer strikes, it can turn your world upside down. Not only do you have to worry about fighting for your life, but you also have to come to terms with …

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Reclaim Your Pre-Baby Body with a Mommy Makeover

July 25, 2016

You'll never forget that moment when the doctor placed your baby in your arms. Your child is your most precious gift and you would not change anything that led up to that moment. That doesn't mean that you have to accept the changes that have happened to your body. Pregnancy places a major strain on …

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Am I a Good Candidate for Eyelid Surgery?

July 18, 2016

Most individuals are interested in eyelid surgery to enhance their appearance. They may be dealing with excessive skin and fat drooping around their eyes. This causes them to look tired all of the time and much older than they really are. If you are tired of people always asking you if you feel exhausted when …

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Get a More Proportionate Profile with Chin Augmentation

July 11, 2016

There is hope for both men and women who feel their appearance would be enhanced if they possessed a more prominent and defined chin. Chin augmentation is a cosmetic procedure that allows patients to achieve a more balanced profile. It may be surprising what an effect one area on the face can have on a …

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Reverse the Signs of Aging with Juvederm

July 4, 2016

As you begin to age and your appearance changes, this can seriously affect the way you feel about yourself. Just think of how great you feel when you get up in the morning, look in the mirror and love your appearance. You feel like you are ready to take on the world. However, when you …

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What is Lip Augmentation?

June 20, 2016

Lip augmentation is a technique performed in which one or both lips are plumped. As we age, our lips sometimes seem to become thinner, as if they were being stretched outward. The natural dove-tail swoops become less apparent, and this gives us an unwanted stern or tight-lipped expression. Several different lip augmentation procedures exist, but …

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Am I a Good Candidate for RADIESSE?

May 23, 2016

Wanting to look your best is a good thing. When you wake up in the morning and you like what you see in the mirror, it feels like there is nothing you cannot accomplish. Unfortunately, the same thing is true in reverse. When you look at yourself in the mirror and you don't like what …

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Reasons to Consider a Breast Lift

May 16, 2016

As a woman, your body goes through incredible changes during your lifetime. These changes affect the shape of your body, especially your breasts. It all begins with puberty and continues through the years. Whether you have children, fluctuations in weight or just feel the effects of gravity, your breasts can start to droop down toward …

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Achieve Your Ideal Figure with a Tummy Tuck/Abdominoplasty

May 9, 2016

If you are tired of looking at a flabby stomach, you are not alone. No matter how hard you try, this is one problem area that gets to the best of us. You can eat a recommended diet and workout all the time. That still might not fix the problem when it comes to your …

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Look and Feel Years Younger with Laser Resurfacing

May 2, 2016

There are two definitions for age. One is the actual number of years you have been alive, while the other is how old you look and feel. While you can't change the first definition, you can certainly change the latter. The trick to looking and feeling younger is acquiring the right treatments. Options like facelifts, …

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Enhance Your Cup Size with Breast Augmentation

April 25, 2016

A diet and exercise plan can give you the body you want. Beauty products can enhance your appearance. You can wear padded bras to give the illusion of larger cup sizes, but you cannot make your breasts larger by yourself. If you are looking for more volume and you want to go up in size …

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Am I a Good Candidate for a Facelift?

April 18, 2016

As a person ages, they begin to notice visible signs on their face that give undeniable evidence that the years are quickly passing by. This includes deep creases under the eyelids, sagging in the middle part of the face, a hollowed appearance and deep creases around the corners of the mouth. Loose skin and fatty …

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The Right Time to Start Varicose Vein Treatment

April 11, 2016

Varicose veins affect millions of Americans. This condition can vary from a minor cosmetic annoyance to one that is both painful and debilitating. It can sabotage your self-confidence, negatively influence how others view you and make it harder to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. While there are various varicose vein treatment options available, deciding …

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Reduce Fine Lines and Wrinkles with Belotero Balance

April 4, 2016

Nothing takes more of a toll on your skin than the aging process. Over time, fine lines and wrinkles begin to creep in, which can sometimes make you look older than you actually feel. Many people turn to cosmetic surgery to help turn back the clock on aging skin, while others seek a less invasive …

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The Many Benefits of CoolSculpting

March 28, 2016

Making your body look its best is a challenge. You can never let your guard down as you exercise and choose the best foods to maintain your body weight. In spite of all of your efforts, you may still find areas that make you feel disappointed in yourself. Stubborn fat can cling to your body …

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Lift, Tone and Tighten Your Skin with Non-Surgical Ultherapy

March 21, 2016

A definite sign of aging is sagging skin along the jaw and on the neck. Many adults also experience folding on the forehead and around the eyelids. Lift surgery can have varying results because of the specific density and thickness of a person's skin. A great method for smoothing out these creases and folds is …

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Can Rhinoplasty Surgery Improve My Breathing?

March 14, 2016

Rhinoplasty is one of the most popular forms of cosmetic surgery. In the United States alone, it is estimated that more than 130,000 individuals undergo the procedure on an annual basis. A good portion of these individuals have rhinoplasty done to improve the appearance of their nose. They may wish to correct their nose after …

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What are the Benefits of BOTOX for Wrinkle Relaxation?

March 7, 2016

Wrinkles represent some of the most challenging dermatological conditions to treat. While they tend to originate from changes in the collagen structures beneath the skin, the causes of these changes can be difficult to treat. "Laugh lines" are an example of wrinkles that develop from contractions of the muscle beneath the skin. These wrinkles can …

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Selectively Target Stubborn Fat with Liposuction

February 22, 2016

You're committed to taking care of your body. You eat a healthy, balanced diet and you exercise regularly, but you still have trouble spots that are really frustrating. Stubborn fat that is resistant to all of your efforts is clinging to your body in the most annoying places. You see it on your hips, thighs, …

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Cosmetic Benefits of Bellafill

February 15, 2016

When you think about someone who is aging, one of the first things you think about is a person who has wrinkly skin. As we age, our skin loses its ability to create collagen; it loses its flexibility and elasticity. Additionally, as we move our faces, creases form in our skin. Over time, these creases …

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When to Choose Lip Fillers Over Lip Implants

February 8, 2016

It can be difficult to look in the mirror and not like what you see looking back at you. You may be satisfied with the entire appearance of your face with the exception of one of your features. Every time you look in the mirror, the feature you don't like is what you will see …

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Nipple Reconstruction Vs Breast Reconstruction: When to Consider These Procedures

February 1, 2016

When it comes to breast and nipple reconstruction, the decision to move forward is deeply personal. Losing a breast or nipple to cancer, another medical problem such as a benign growth or a traumatic accident can leave you emotionally and physically drained. If you've lost a breast or a nipple, reconstruction can help you feel …

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Relax and Refresh Your Appearance with Eyelid Surgery

January 25, 2016

Facial aging takes on many forms, and while lines and wrinkles certainly age the face, drooping eyelids also have an effect on the face. A blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery can renew the area surrounding the eyes, reducing the age of the face with a fairly simple surgery. What Does Eyelid Surgery Treat? Eyelid surgery is indicated when …

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Erase Signs of Aging Gradually with Long-Lasting Sculptra

January 18, 2016

Aging isn't something that occurs in a day. The signs of aging appear slowly over a period of years, which is why people seldom realize that they have aged until they notice fine lines and wrinkles while looking in the mirror. Many treatments try to repair the problem of aging as quickly as that realization …

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Am I a Candidate for a Mommy Makeover?

January 11, 2016

A mommy makeover might be just what you need to get back your pre-baby body. Having a child was no doubt one of the most exciting events in your life, but a pregnancy can take a serious toll on a mother's body. These makeovers combine some of the most advanced cosmetic surgeries in the world …

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Subtly Enhance Your Facial Profile with Chin Augmentation

January 4, 2016

A person's face has a role in making first impressions. Individuals with a strong jaw line and a strong chin project trustworthiness, honesty, and dependability. On the other hand, people with a "weak" chin may feel self-conscious, and their self-esteem takes a hit. For this reason, many people have opted to have a chin augmentation. …

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Start the New Year Looking Years Younger with Ultherapy

December 28, 2015

You look in the mirror, and you're not happy with what you see. More and more lines are starting to form a web across your face. Your skin is starting to sag, drooping under your chin and on your neck. You feel young on the inside, but the outside is telling another story. You don't …

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Regain Sexual Confidence with FemiLift™

December 21, 2015

Roughly half of the women who have given birth vaginally report feeling self-conscious about vaginal laxity, or looseness. Research has found that this is the most common worry that women experience after having children. Many middle-aged and menopausal women also face this concern, since tissue tightness reduces with age. Vaginal laxity can lead to a …

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Rejuvenate Your Skin with CO2 Laser Surfacing

December 14, 2015

Skin withstands countless processes while protecting your body from hazards. The sun, wind, foreign particles, and bacteria are just a few of the dangers your skin shields you from each day. While your skin may be tough at a microscopic level, it is not invulnerable. This damage causes a deterioration that can leave your skin …

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Cosmetic Benefits of Sculptra

December 7, 2015

Sculptra is an injectable that is known as New-Fill in Europe. It can be used to treat facial wrinkles and lines, and it may also be used to treat lipoatrophy, the loss of facial fat. Sculptra has been used in Europe since 1999, and it was approved by the FDA five years later. Its main …

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Explore Filler Injections for Fuller Lips

November 23, 2015

Lip augmentation is a popular cosmetic procedure that plumps the lips, making them fuller and more youthful in appearance. There are several types of filler injection treatments, but those that involve the injecting of moisture-attracting agents tend to produce the most positive, long-lasting results. We perform this type of injection procedure and our patients are …

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The Benefits of Vein Removal

November 16, 2015

Varicose veins can be more than just a simple aesthetic imperfection. They can cause crippling pain and increase your risk for cardiovascular conditions. The benefits of vein removal can bring to your health, and overall enjoyment of life are incredible when you consider how easy it is for modern techniques to remove varicose veins. Reducing …

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Take Back Your Youth with a Facelift

November 9, 2015

Your face says a lot about you such as your age and health. Just because you are a mature adult, you don't have to suffer from drooping skin, folds, and wrinkle lines. These are the signs of aging, but they can be reversed with a facelift procedure. A facelift – known in medical terminology as …

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Is yoga behind the new plastic surgery craze?

November 6, 2015

An article was recently published in The Telegraph describing the connection between yoga and labiaplasty. Click here to read the full article. When Caroline Shaw divorced earlier this year, it wasn't just her hair and wardrobe that she revamped for her re-launch onto the dating scene. The 39-year-old solicitor's clerk took a bold step to make …

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Can BOTOX Be Used to Prevent Wrinkles?

November 2, 2015

BOTOX is one of the most well-known names when it comes to injectable wrinkle treatments. When used to treat fine lines and wrinkles in the facial area, BOTOX has been proven to be both safe and effective. What It Does BOTOX injections block the chemical signals that cause muscle contraction, thus relaxing the underlying muscles …

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Am I a Candidate for a Mommy Makeover?

October 26, 2015

Childbearing can take a toll on the body. Even if you lose the weight you gained during your pregnancies, you may be contending with loose skin, stretch marks, and sagging breasts. A so-called "mommy makeover" is a set of surgical procedures that help achieve the goal of restoring the youthful appearance of your body before …

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Reduce Wrinkles, Lines and Loose Skin with Non-Surgical Ultherapy

October 19, 2015

Sunlight, gravity, and everyday stress all contribute to the early aging of facial skin. Many women are either not interested in or not ready for a surgical facelift and look to alternatives that are less invasive such as Ultherapy. A safe, non-invasive procedure, Ultherapy is cleared by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to lift the …

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What Signs of Aging Can BOTOX Treat?

October 12, 2015

Nobody can escape the aging process. It's a natural part of life, but it can produce many unwanted changes to your appearance. Both men and women must endure the effects of aging. The good news is that there are ways to temporarily reduce the signs of aging without having to undergo invasive surgical procedures. BOTOX …

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Enhance Your Natural Beauty with Bellafill Collagen Injectable

October 5, 2015

Bellafill is a collagen injectable. It is frequently used in the United States and has the potential to enhance your natural beauty. For over two decades, Bellafill injections have been provided by skilled surgeons. Before its name was changed, Bellafill was called Artefill. In the past, it was used to correct nasolabial folds. It is …

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Reduce the Appearance of Wrinkles with Bellafill

September 28, 2015

The face has countless muscles. These muscles move our flesh in ways that allow us to express surprise, sadness and laughter. The problem is that these folds tend to create creases in the skin that increase in both severity and number as we age. These lines are often known as wrinkles. Even if you were to …

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Breast Implants vs Fat Transfer for Breast Augmentation

September 21, 2015

You are happy with your body. You have reached a weight that makes you happy and you appreciate your natural features. Yet maybe you are not satisfied with your bust size and want more fullness and perkiness. There is only one-way to get the results you are looking for and that means putting yourself in …

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September 15, 2015

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Minimize Signs of Aging with BOTOX

September 14, 2015

BOTOX injections are a minimally invasive way to eliminate or reduce unwanted fine lines and wrinkles without cosmetic surgery. Unlike other injectable wrinkle solutions that only work on the skin, BOTOX temporarily paralyzes the muscles of key areas of the face, which helps to smooth out wrinkles. Even with its dramatic results, patients can enjoy …

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Restore Drooping Eyelids with Eyelid Surgery

September 7, 2015

Your eyes do so much more than just enable you to see, they also express your feelings to the rest of the world. A cosmetic eyelid surgery restores tired, drooping eyes so they're refreshed, more open, and regain their youthful appearance. If you are tired of looking in the mirror and seeing older, aging eyes looking …

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September 1, 2015


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Tighten Loose Skin with Ultherapy

August 24, 2015

There are many different methods out there to address loose skin.  Some of these treatments involve invasive surgery, and that might not be something you're ready for.  That is where Ultherapy comes in. FDA-approved Ultherapy is a non-surgical procedure that could be what exactly you been looking for to lift, tone, and tighten your skin. …

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August 21, 2015


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Exclusive: Modern Family's Ariel Winter Opens Up About Her Decision to Have Breast Reduction Surgery

August 18, 2015

Glamour recently published an article by Jessica Radloff in which Modern Family's Arial Winter discusses her decision to have a breast reduction surgery. If you're interested in breast reduction surgery, contact PryorHealth Plastic Surgery to schedule your consultation. Every time Ariel Winter stepped onto a red carpet, she knew what was …

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Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction – Which is Right for Me

August 17, 2015

Many people struggle with maintaining their ideal weight. A lot of people still carry excess weight around their hips and weight despite their best efforts of eating healthy and exercising regularly. At PryorHealth Plastic Surgery, we offer cosmetic treatments that are designed to combat these areas of stubborn body fat – tummy tuck and liposuction …

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Fat Reduction with CoolSculpting

August 10, 2015

Many men and women struggle with stubborn body fat in areas like the stomach, legs and buttocks. For many, these areas seem resistant to diet and exercise. If you have areas of stubborn body fat, Coolsculpting is a non-surgical treatment that is designed to target these areas specifically. Coolsculpting works under the skin to freeze …

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Increase Self-esteem with Laser Vein Removal

August 3, 2015

Whether you have always had exposed veins on your body or they have developed with age, you may feel that they seriously impede your self-confidence and self-esteem. However, you have yet to find a way to cover them up that works sufficiently. Instead of just trying to hide the problem, you can opt for laser …

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Treating Facial Sagging, Lines and Jowls with a Facelift

July 27, 2015

A facelift, also known as a rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure performed to perfect signs of aging like jowls caused by loss of skin tone in the lower face, deep creases under the eyes or that extend from the nose to the corners of the mouth, or sagging skin. Types of Facelifts There are several …

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Breast Reconstruction Following Mastectomy

July 20, 2015

Breast reconstruction is an elective procedure that is typically performed after a full partial or double mastectomy. While it is not medically necessary for a woman to receive this surgery, it can have a major impact on the patient's self-confidence and emotional recovery after treatment for breast cancer. Immediate Reconstruction and Delayed Reconstruction Immediate breast …

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July 15, 2015

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Get Your Perfect Nose with Rhinoplasty

July 13, 2015

When you look in the mirror, all that you can see is your nose. Even though you have beautiful eyes and a gorgeous smile, all of that is clouded because you are unhappy with the appearance of your nose. Instead of constantly begrudging this fact, opt for a rhinoplasty to get the perfect and wonderfully …

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CO2 Laser Resurfacing to Improve Elasticity

July 6, 2015

These days, many individuals are interested in improving the elasticity of their skin. If this is the case for you, CO2 Laser Resurfacing may be the solution you've been seeking. This non-surgical treatment can help rejuvenate your skin for a healthier, more refreshed appearance. About CO2 Laser Resurfacing CO2 Laser Resurfacing is a procedure that …

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Safe and Effective Laser Tattoo Removal

June 22, 2015

Although at the time you were tattooed you loved the design, now you just wish you had a massive eraser to abolish it completely. Covering up tattoos with makeup is possible, but it's certainly not a permanent solution. Instead, opt for laser tattoo removal at PryorHealth Plastic Surgery to bid adieu to that skin ink …

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Target Cellulite and Sagging Skin with Venus Freeze

June 15, 2015

If you deal with sagging skin and cellulite, you may wonder what you can do to get rid of the unsightly areas on your body. You may have tried diet and exercise and if those things do not work, you want to find something that will work. Luckily, today's modern technology gives you options, and …

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Benefits of Leg and Thigh Lifts

June 8, 2015

If you are an active individual, your legs and thighs are among the most visible areas of your body, especially during warmer weather. You work hard trying to look your best and stay healthy. A well-balanced diet and exercise are effective at toning muscles and trimming away excess weight. Even though you eat right, exercise …

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Importance of a Consultation before Facial Plastic Surgery

June 1, 2015

Choosing a surgeon for facial plastic surgery is the first step towards a younger-looking you. It's important to select a qualified specialist who is committed to your unique requirements. A good surgeon will consider your complete well-being for a successful outcome. This includes your overall health as well as details about your appearance. Some important …

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Get Fuller, Plumper Lips with Lip Augmentation

May 25, 2015

Lip augmentation is a cosmetic procedure aimed to create plumper, fuller lips while reducing the visibility of wrinkles surrounding the mouth. There are different methods used to achieve this look. These include collagen or fat injections, dermal filler injections or implants. Candidates for Lip Augmentation For you to be a good candidate of lip augmentation, …

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May 20, 2015

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Restore Shape with a Breast Lift

May 18, 2015

A breast lift, or mastopexy, is a cosmetic procedure designed to change the shape and position of your breasts for a more youthful appearance. As we age, changes in the body, weight fluctuations, pregnancy, and gravity cause the ligaments that hold the breasts in place to stretch, causing a sagging appearance and in many cases, …

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What Are Fat Transfer Injections?

May 11, 2015

Individuals who are interested in getting rid of wrinkles without the use of chemicals can now combat the visible signs of aging using their body's own tissues. A fat transfer injection is a procedure that involves taking fat from one area of the body and transferring it into another, increasing the fullness of treated areas …

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Customized Mommy Makeover

May 4, 2015

While becoming a mom can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life, pregnancy is not always easy on your body. A research team from the University of Minnesota recently followed more than 500 pregnant women and discovered that body dissatisfaction postpartum was strikingly common, even in women who were only five or …

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Understanding the Aspects of Breast Augmentation Surgery

April 27, 2015

In this contemporary era, technological advancements have made breast augmentation surgery an attractive idea to women seeking to enhance the size of their chest. If you are interested in understanding the basic aspects involved in attaining breast augmentation surgery, be sure to consider the brief outline that appears below: Breast Augmentation: The Basics Breast augmentation …

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Reasons to Consider Blepharoplasty

April 20, 2015

Eyelid surgery is also known as a blepharoplasty. It involves removing excess skin and fat from around the eyelids. It can also correct droopy eyelids. The natural aging process can cause droopy eyelids and sagging skin. However, it is also important to note that these problems can develop due to lifestyle factors. Exposure to the …

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Is Liposuction Right For Me?

April 13, 2015

These days, many people have grown interested in removing excess fat from various regions of their bodies. If this is the case for you, you may have looked into whether liposuction would be the appropriate or ideal way for you to realize this objective. Liposuction: A Brief Overview Although defined broadly, liposuction is a surgical …

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Botox or Fillers - Which is Right for Me

April 6, 2015

Fine lines and wrinkles can be treated beautifully by the use of Botox Cosmetic, an injectable toxin that works to paralyze muscles in the face. Botox is approved by the FDA for treating fine lines and wrinkles and is especially beneficial around the eye and forehead areas. It can also be used in other areas …

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Bellafill Wrinkle Treatments

March 23, 2015

Bellafill is a special cosmetic injectable collagen facial filler that contains microspheres. It has the remarkable ability to instantly rejuvenate tired facial lines and wrinkles for a more natural-looking, beautiful appearance that lasts. Bellafill is truly unique in the world of cosmetic injectables. Along with instantly volumizing the skin in order to erase wrinkles and …

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Benefits of a Breast Lift after Childbirth

March 16, 2015

Giving birth comes with lots of joy and is an immense achievement. However, it brings up something else - drooping breasts. The once firm, shapely and symmetrical breasts will disappear and get replaced by sagging breasts. When this happens, a breast lift might be just what you need to get your youthful breasts back. At …

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Venus Freeze Cellulite Treatments

March 9, 2015

A newer treatment is called the Venus Freeze. The primary purpose of this procedure is skin tightening. It's also been shown to be effective for reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. It's also capable of reducing the appearance of stubborn cellulite while firming and tightening skin. The Venus Freeze procedure is noninvasive and …

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How Long Will My Breast Implants Last?

March 2, 2015

Breast augmentation through the insertion of implants is a relatively simple procedure, and the implant can remain embedded for a very long period of time before it must be replaced. Both saline-filled implants and silicone gel implants are constructed to retain their integrity for decades. However, before choosing implants as a means of breast augmentation, …

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Rhinoplasty for Better Breathing

February 23, 2015

Rhinoplasty is the surgical reshaping of the nose. This is most commonly done for cosmetic reasons: to make the nose proportional to the rest of the face. People have the procedure done because they want their nose to be less bulbous, stick up less, etc. Rhinoplasty is also done for functional reasons. Essentially, it is …

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Benefits of Ultherapy

February 16, 2015

Ultherapy is the first and currently only procedure approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for lifting the skin. Ultherapy is a non-invasive procedure (unlike traditional surgery) that utilizes ultrasound to treat the identified area of the skin. There are a variety of benefits that can be derived through the use of Ultherapy. It …

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Tummy Tuck vs Liposuction

February 9, 2015

These days, more and more people are looking for options to help them remove excess fat from their abdominal region. If this is your objective, you should note that there is more than one solution available to you. Two of the more prevalent choices include the tummy tuck and liposuction. To determine which option would …

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Slim Down with Non-Surgical Coolsculpting

February 2, 2015

If you're looking for a nonsurgical way to slim down, then CoolSculpting could be the perfect solution. Most people have one or more areas that they would like to slim down. These areas contain stubborn fat deposits that seem to be unbeatable. It doesn't matter how often you exercise and diet; the fat just doesn't …

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Start Prepping for Summer with Spider Vein Treatment

January 26, 2015

If you have varicose veins, the thought of prepping for summer is scary. It's almost impossible to feel confident in summer gear when you have varicose veins. Fortunately, there is a newer type of treatment, and it involves the use of a laser. You might find that laser vein removal is the best option for …

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Fight the Signs of Aging with CO2 Laser Resurfacing

January 12, 2015

We all age as we grow older, but some of us do it more gracefully than others. Why? Some people know what to ingest to look younger, and others of us know about impressive procedures such as CO2 laser resurfacing. At PryorHealth Plastic Surgery, we offer CO2 Laser Resurfacing treatments to help you put your …

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Treating Wrinkles with Bellafill

January 5, 2015

If you have wrinkles, you probably want to be rid of those signs of aging, and Bellafill can help. It will help to restore the skin's ability to repair itself. Wrinkles begin to form when the skin thins out and the fat cells shrink. If you want to get rid of pre-mature aging, frown lines, and …

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Breaking Down the Types of Dermal Fillers

December 29, 2014

Remember that "baby fat" you hated so much in high school? You'd stare in the mirror and curse your chubby cheeks endlessly. But now that you're a few years older, you might have noticed that with the loss of that fat has come a series of wrinkles. As you age, the loss of subcutaneous fat …

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