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Fat Transfers the Next Generation

There is a lot of interest in the use of one’s own fat cells to serve as a fat transfer to other body areas. Fat is a natural tissue filler versus synthetic fillers such as Restylane, Perlane, Juve’derm or Voluma XC. Fat has specific advantages and some disadvantages over these fillers. Fat grafting has been used …

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The Liquid Facelift a Non-Invasive Facial Rejuvenation.

There is a tremendous interest in non-surgical treatments for facial rejuvenation. The Liquid Facelift is a non-surgical treatment for patients who have facial volume loss and minimal facial skin laxness. Interestingly, facial fat exists in discreet compartments within the facial/cheek area. Some individuals tend to lose facial volume in midlife and seek treatment. Dr. Mark …

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Anti-Breast Cancer Diet Overshadows a Bigger Culprit

"Tomatoes may reduce breast cancer risk.”  This headline went viral recently after research reported the positive effects of eating tomatoes in women with high risk of breast cancer.  Research from Harvard Medical School in 2012 found that having higher levels of carotenoids- nutrients in brightly colored fruits and veggies- lowered breast cancer risk. Headlines like …

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Breast Augmentation “What will my results look like?”

Patients seeking breast augmentation or reconstruction ask, “What will my results look like?” While various simulations have been tried to put breast implants into a bra, the best option according to Dr. Mark Jewell is the use of 3-D imaging/modeling programs, such as the Canfield Vectra. This simulation technology takes six individual photographs and electronically …

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The True Essence of Plastic Surgery

Almost everyone in the world has heard of plastic surgery, but do we know the breadth and depth of this surgical specialty and how it is changing?  Do you know that the word plastic does not imply the man-made material, but rather takes its meaning from the Greek word that means to mold, form and …

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The Real Dirt on Washing Your Face

Have you ever thought that you scrub too much when washing your face? You may be correct. Most of us assume that if we have a skin-care condition, that if we scrub with more intensity we can solve the problem. But experts have found that no condition including acne and age spots can be scrubbed away. Too much …

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