Understanding Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation If you are considering having a breast enlargement procedure completed, you may be wondering what the options are and which one is best for you. One of those which you may have heard of is fat transfer breast augmentation. For this procedure, a plastic surgeon uses your own fat to.. read more →

Deciding Between A Mini vs. Full Tummy Tuck A significant deciding factor behind your decision between a mini tummy tuck or a full tummy tuck comes down to the reason you are having the procedure completed.  Because of the differences in the procedure and results of the surgery, each one has different reasons for why.. read more →

Am I a Good Candidate For a Tummy Tuck? Tummy tucks were once considered a procedure that only Hollywood A-list mothers could afford. This is not the case any more. The amount of tummy tucks taking place in the United States increased by more than 400% between 1997 and 2016, and a significant portion of.. read more →

What Is a Non-Surgical Nose Job? The most common type of non-surgical nose job involves injecting filler into the nose. This filler is injected underneath the first layer of the skin and fills any gaps that appear. It is commonly used as a method of diminishing the appearance of wrinkles. There are two types of filler:.. read more →

1. Botox There are tons of products to make you look younger available to buy, but no list of best 2018 products for younger looking skin would be complete without Botox. Botox has been around since the late 1980s, but is proving more popular than ever, more than 30 years after it was invented. This.. read more →

26 Feb 2018
February 26, 2018

A Beginner’s Guide to Dermal Fillers

February 26, 2018 Blog, Injectable Fillers 0 Comment

What Are Dermal Fillers? Dermal fillers are implants that are injected into the tissue under the skin of the lower part of the face. These implants fill in the gaps underneath the skin in order to diminish the appearance of wrinkles. This can result in a more youthful appearance for the patient. They can also.. read more →

12 Feb 2018
February 12, 2018

Male Breast Reduction Guide

February 12, 2018 Blog, Male Breast Reduction Surgery 0 Comment

What Type of Person Gets Male Breast Reduction Surgery? Male breast reduction surgery involves the removal of excess breast tissue from a male patient’s chest. There are a number of reasons why an excess of breast tissue can form in this part of a male’s body. The most common reason that ‘man boobs’ form is.. read more →

1. Quick, Cheap and Easy There’s no denying that when we look great, we feel great. It’s little wonder that more people than ever are realizing the benefits of non-surgical cosmetic treatments. Procedures such as Botox, dermal fillers, and laser hair removal can work wonders on our appearance, despite being quicker, cheaper and easier than.. read more →

Breast augmentation is one of the most common forms of plastic surgery. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there were over 290,000 breast augmentation procedures performed in the U.S. in 2016. That number marks a four percent increase from 2015. Women decide to get breast implants if they are dissatisfied with the size.. read more →

18 Dec 2017
December 18, 2017

Common Types of Cosmetic Neck Surgery Procedures

December 18, 2017 Blog, Plastic surgery 0 Comment

If an individual is dissatisfied with the appearance of their neck, such as excess fat or skin below the chin, they can remove these issues by opting for cosmetic neck surgery. The plastic surgeon will consult with the patient to make sure that the procedure meets their specific needs. Learn about the two most common.. read more →

What Is a Broken Nose? A broken nose, also known as a nasal fracture, refers to a crack in the bone in a person’s nose, which is called the ethmoid bone. This bone serves as the bridge or the roof over a person’s nose. The rest of the nose is mostly cartilage and the two.. read more →

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the number of breast augmentations has increased more than 37% over the last five years, totaling 290,467 procedures in 2016 alone. With this increase comes an increase in information and knowledge that potential patients must consider. After determining what size, shape, and type of fill they want.. read more →

02 Nov 2017
November 2, 2017

Why More Men are Opting for Cosmetic Surgery

November 2, 2017 Blog, Plastic surgery 0 Comment

While not every man is a movie star, and men tend to be (perhaps) less self-conscious when it comes to their looks, exuding youth and masculinity in the workplace is often associated with success. While sophistication in appearance is still important to men, looking old can give others  the sense that they’re over-the-hill, tired, or.. read more →

When your body shape changes, you can be left with remnants of the previous shape that aren’t pleasing. If you’ve experienced weight loss, for example, or following pregnancy, you might have loose skin or a bit of a protruding tummy that doesn’t match your new shape. Some women also find that the size of their.. read more →

04 Oct 2017
October 4, 2017

Want to Enhance Your Lips? Consider Lip Fillers

October 4, 2017 Blog 0 Comment

Scrolling through images of models or celebrities online, you’ve probably seen the current trend toward pillowy, full lips. It’s a youthful, fresh look and one that is attainable through lip injections. But perhaps you don’t want that kind of fullness. Instead, you may want to counteract some of the effects of aging such as fine.. read more →

Are you noticing small lines and wrinkles forming on your face? Are you feeling less confident as a result? As we age our skin loses hyaluronic acid and collagen which can cause those lines to appear as well as a bit of sagging or drooping in the skin. This loss of hyaluronic acid and collagen.. read more →

11 Sep 2017
September 11, 2017

What to Do About Ugly Hands or Feet

September 11, 2017 Blog, Plastic surgery 0 Comment

  If you don’t feel comfortable taking your socks off in front of people, or if you feel embarrassed when someone asks to see your ring, know you are not alone. Ugly hands and feet can test the confidence of anyone. We have the technology to hide facial blemishes, contour our profiles and dress for.. read more →

07 Sep 2017
September 7, 2017

How Much Does Liposuction Cost?

September 7, 2017 Blog, Liposuction, Liposuction plastic surgery, News 0 Comment

Do you have areas on your body that you wish were more sculpted? Do you have a few deposits of fat that affect the overall contour of your body? Liposuction could be a solution. Perhaps you have been thinking about it but wonder if the costs are within reach. Here is some information on liposuction.. read more →

There is some misinformation about fat grafting online and cropping up in casual conversations. Micro-fat grafting harvests a patient’s fat from areas with excess—such as the tummy, flanks, or thighs—and inserts it in specific areas to restore the lost volume to your face. It can be used to: Enhance your cheekbones or chin Shape and.. read more →

07 Feb 2017
February 7, 2017

Why Everyone is Talking about Restylane Injections

February 7, 2017 Blog 0 Comment

Did you know that there have been 20 million injections of Restylane® since it was approved by the FDA 20 years ago? It’s quickly become the go-to procedure for women looking to add volume to their lips. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) recently reported that over 27,000 lip procedures were done in the.. read more →

23 Jan 2017
January 23, 2017

How to Fight Aging After 60

January 23, 2017 Blog 0 Comment

You can still feel the youth in your heart and soul, but since you’ve hit 60, it seems like time is only speeding up. Every day, your bones ache a little more and you discover more wrinkles and gray hairs. Nobody can stay young forever but it is possible to slow the process and minimize.. read more →

09 Jan 2017
January 9, 2017

Why Abdominoplasty is More Attainable Than You Think

January 9, 2017 Blog, tummy tuck 0 Comment

Are you suffering from back pain, joint paint, or have excess skin due to extreme weight loss? Well, there are some surgical solutions that can help you feel better physically while feeling better about the skin you’re in today. There’s a routine, safe surgery called Abdominoplasty or more commonly referred to as a tummy tuck.. read more →

19 Dec 2016
December 19, 2016

The Secret to Fixing Liposuction Scars

December 19, 2016 Blog, Liposuction, Plastic surgery, tummy tuck 0 Comment

So you’ve decided to get liposuction but there’s still one thing holding you back: the scars. However, liposuction scarring and long-term blemishes can be minimized or even avoided entirely—and these are the secrets the best cosmetic surgeons use to do it. Liposuction scars come from incisions that allow for the insertion of tubes called cannulas.. read more →

You’ve stood in front of the mirror for countless hours and visualized yourself with larger, perkier, or just different breasts. You’re ready for your new body. But do you really know what to expect from breast augmentation surgery? Cosmetic surgery is a complicated matter with the very highest stakes: you! You should know exactly what.. read more →

Shaving is no fun, and so you may find yourself wondering what are laser hair removal’s advantages over shaving? As it turns out, they make a fine argument for treatment. Read on to learn more about laser hair removal and why it may be right for you. It may surprise you to know that laser.. read more →

Are you considering breast lift surgery but are concerned about possible complications? Worrying about how a surgical procedure will impact such a sensitive part of the body is entirely natural. Read on to learn more about what you need to know about breast lift complications. Although relatively safe, there are certain risks associated with breast.. read more →

15 Nov 2016
November 15, 2016

Will My Breast Lift Leave Scars

November 15, 2016 Blog, Breast lift surgery, News, Plastic surgery 0 Comment

Women are twice as likely to get a breast lift than a breast augmentation. While a breast augmentation is meant to enlarge breasts, more women are opting for breast lifts to restore a firmer, perkier, and more aesthetically pleasing shape to sagging breasts. One of the most worrisome aspects of breast lift surgery for most patients.. read more →

08 Oct 2016
October 8, 2016

5 Myths About Laser Hair Removal, Busted

October 8, 2016 Beauty tips, Blog 0 Comment

Whenever you’re about to undergo any type of procedure, it’s important to understand all the details. Like other types of cosmetic treatments, laser hair removal is occasionally misunderstood. Before you decide to visit the specialist, make sure that you inform yourself about some of the most common myths. Pain Many hair removal processes involve harsh.. read more →

It’s finally started to happen – you’re beginning to notice tiny little lines around your eyes and on your forehead. You’re beginning to look older and tired, and you don’t like it. What can you do to change this situation? BOTOX injections can help restore the skin’s youthful appearance. You’re probably wondering how long they.. read more →

You’ve always dreamed about moving up a cup size. But you’re worried. Are implants safe? You might remember that scandal in the early 1990s about silicone breast implants, and you want to make sure you make the right choice. Read on to learn about the safety of silicone breast implants and whether they’re right for.. read more →

Plastic surgery procedures tend to be perceived as expensive because they’re often linked to celebrities who feel they have to invest in staying young for the camera. However, over the past couple of decades, the proliferation of technology has driven down the costs of procedures while increasing their effectiveness. No longer do patients have to.. read more →

08 Aug 2016
August 8, 2016

How To Prepare For Breast Lift Surgery

August 8, 2016 Blog, Plastic surgery 0 Comment

As years go by, various factors such as force of gravity, age, pregnancy and nursing may cause your breasts to sag. The skin around the breast loses elasticity causing the breasts to lose shape and firmness. Mastopexy or breast lift is a procedure used to reshape and firm sagging breasts. This procedure can reduce the size of.. read more →

According to Canada.com, “Over 300,000 cosmetic procedures are performed each year in Canada.” Cosmetic surgery has become more commonplace, and attitudes toward it are changing as people recognize that patients’ reasons are personal and complex. Of course, if you’re considering cosmetic surgery, you may face opposition from others, including those you’re closest to. If you’re.. read more →

13 Jun 2016
June 13, 2016

Let’s Dispel These Chemical Peels Myths

June 13, 2016 Blog 0 Comment

Scenario: you’ve got aging, acne-scarred skin. You go for a chemical peel, only to have your skin burnt, forcing you into hiding for weeks… except this isn’t what’s going to happen. The reality is that many of the horror stories around chemical peels are myths. Here are some of the common myths about chemical peels,.. read more →

Are you considering plastic surgery, but you’re not sure if it’s right for you? Maybe you’re worried that the surgery won’t have the desired effect, or that the results will look unnatural. What can be helpful is looking at plastic surgery before and after photos. You’ll see how the procedures improved patients’ appearance. Read on.. read more →

14 Apr 2016
April 14, 2016

Scar Revision Can Be This Simple

April 14, 2016 Blog, Plastic surgery, Uncategorized 0 Comment

If you have a scar, regardless of its size, you can’t help but focus on it. You feel like the only thing anyone can see when they look at you is your scar. Your scar doesn’t have to be the focal point of your face, though. Scar revision can help drastically improve the appearance of.. read more →

Many women  may ask “Do I want a breast lift?” In order to decide, it’s important to consider your motivations and the practical considerations involved in such a procedure. Here are 5 more questions to ask yourself when trying to decide if this procedure is right for you. 1. Why am I considering a breast.. read more →

If you’ve tried diet after diet, you may find yourself asking “Do I want liposuction?” Sometimes areas of localized fat won’t budge no matter how well you eat or how much exercise you do. Here are some things to consider when trying to decide if liposuction is right for you. Are You a Good Candidate.. read more →

Most women worry about breast lift surgery recovery time. If you are considering breast lift surgery, chances are that you have some questions. Knowing how long it takes to get back on your feet is important, as you will need to make arrangements accordingly. First Two Days You will have a follow-up appointment with your.. read more →

Thinking of having your wrinkles treated? That’s what Juvéderm is made for. It also works on folds in the skin such as nasolabial folds (also known as “smile lines”). If you’re wondering exactly why it’s so useful in treating wrinkles, read on. What is Juvéderm? Juvéderm is a non-surgical gel filler designed to reduce facial.. read more →

01 Feb 2016
February 1, 2016

Your Eyelid Surgery Checklist

February 1, 2016 Blog, Eyelid Plastic Surgery, News 0 Comment

Before and After Blepharoplasty To get the best results when you undergo eyelid surgery, it’s important to follow the plan that your surgeon outlines both before and after your procedure. Just like any other medical procedure, plastic surgery carries the risk of complication. The probability of something going wrong increases when you don’t follow your.. read more →

01 Feb 2016
February 1, 2016

Know The Different Types Of Facial Implants

February 1, 2016 Blog, Facial Implants, News 0 Comment

Popular Types of Facial Implants Facial implants aren’t meant to completely change the way you look. Instead, these plastic surgery procedures are designed to help you get the most out of what you already have by augmenting your features. Facial contouring through implants is typically performed on the jaw, cheek and chin areas of your.. read more →

12 Jan 2016
January 12, 2016

Brilliant Distinctions® Program

January 12, 2016 Blog, Events & Specials, News 0 Comment

Brilliant Distinctions® Welcome to the Brilliant Distinctions® Points Program, an exciting program where you can earn points redeemable for dollars off BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM® XC treatments when you visit our offices. Points can be redeemed for coupons that will save you money on future BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM® XC treatments, as well as select.. read more →

23 Dec 2015
December 23, 2015

You Can Afford A Facelift

December 23, 2015 Blog, Facelift, News 0 Comment

As plastic surgery becomes more commonplace, more people consider the benefits of investing in their appearance through procedures such as facelifts. In the previous decades, this type of facial work was reserved for the rich and famous. However, due to the popularity of facelifts, prices have dropped and clinics compete to make it easier than.. read more →

09 Dec 2015
December 9, 2015

4 Things To Know Before Facial Surgery

December 9, 2015 Blog, Facelift, Facial Implants, News 0 Comment

Similar to any other medical procedure, it’s always best to have an idea what you’re getting into before choosing to undergo the process. In terms of facial surgery, the questions that you ask yourself should be focused on your expected results, as well as finding out more about the person who’s performing the procedure. Expect.. read more →

25 Nov 2015
November 25, 2015

Why Moms Love Thigh Lifts

November 25, 2015 Blog, News, Thigh lift plastic surgery, Uncategorized 0 Comment

Moms are often busy, with responsibilities ranging from childcare to work both at home and in the office. Lately, moms are embracing the idea that they deserve to take care of themselves as well as everything on their to-do lists, and working to have the bodies they want is part of that. Recently, more amd.. read more →

20 Nov 2015
November 20, 2015

Is An Arm Lift Worth It?

November 20, 2015 Arm Lift Surgery, Blog, News 0 Comment

The answer is dependent on what you’re looking for. Arm lifts are for specific purposes and carry with them specific possibilities. Here’s some information that might help you decide: What Exactly Is an Arm Lift? The first step in deciding whether an arm lift is for you is determining exactly what the procedure does. According.. read more →

Are you dissatisfied with the appearance of your chest? Is exercise not giving you the results you want? You might want to consider male chest implants, also known as pectoral implants. During this surgery, the doctor inserts an implant through the patient’s armpit and into the chest. Read on to learn if male chest implants.. read more →

Are you a man with abnormally large breast tissue, and you want to do something about it? You might be a candidate for male breast reduction. This surgery effectively reduces the size of your breasts to give your chest a more natural, more masculine appearance. Read on to learn more about why doctors recommend this.. read more →

As you know, the upper part of our spine is very strong out of necessity. It acts as an anchor to the rib cage and supports the upper body, but due to the weight it must bear, it can be prone to pain. Like lower back pain, upper back pain is usually (but not always) caused by muscular.. read more →