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Cosmetic Surgery Blog: Are you a Candidate for Treatment for Telangiectasias (Broken Blood Vessels)

Telangiectasias are small diameter, linear blood vessels that develop on the surface of the skin. They are also known as “broken blood vessels”. Most broken skin vessels are found on the face and cheeks, particularly around the nostrils. Vascular lesions vary in size and color. Telangiectasias are commonly found in people who have sun-damaged skin …

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Cosmetic Surgery Blog: All About Skin Resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing improves the appearance of fine lines or wrinkles, scars and discolored areas of the skin. It can treat problems around the eyes and mouth and can also treat large areas of the face.Skin resurfacing procedures have grown in popularity according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. That’s because they offer more advantages …

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Cosmetic Surgery Blog: Learn All About Restylane Fillers!

Restylane is a clear liquid gel dermal filler, administered with a needle under local anesthesia. It is a non-animal-based hyaluronic acid, a natural sugar compound. It contains no lidocaine, so patients can expect some pain and discomfort during injection. It works best on nasolabial folds, forehead wrinkles, smile lines, and to plump up thin lips. …

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Cosmetic Surgery Blog: Breast Augmentation Popular Among Teens

If you ask teens what surgery they’d choose to enhance their body, breast augmentation appears to be their first choice according to American Society of Plastic Surgeons.According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there were more than 200,000 cosmetic surgery procedures performed on teens ranging in age from 13 to 19 in 2009. Breast …

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Cosmetic Surgery Blog: Learn about Injectable Fillers

Injectable fillers are great to enhance your appearance because they can help fill shallow contours, plump up thin lips, soften the appearance of  wrinkles on the face and overall improve the appearance of scars and other facial defects.Two popular injectable fillers are Collagen and Hyaluronic Acid based fillers. Collage based formulas are best used as …

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Cosmetic Surgery Blog: Learn About Prescriptive Skin Care Products

Taking care of your skin means trying different products to see which work best. When over the counter products don't seem enough, you may be considering trying out prescription products that can help improve the look of your skin.Prescription products many times contain the same ingredients as the ones in over-the-counter products, except they are …

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Cosmetic Surgery Blog: Treating Rosacea

Rosacea is an inflammation of cheeks, nose, chin, or eyelids and is mostly seen in women between the ages of 20 to 40. Rosacea can affect men too. Rosacea is not acne.Rosacea can be caused by stress, anxiety, extreme temperature, smoking, and strenuous exercise. Small facial capillaries get damaged and cause blood leaks in various …

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