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Non-Invasive Body Contouring – Does It Work? Is It Safe?

There are several options available for non-surgical body contouring today. These include devices that “freeze” fat or use high-intensity focused ultrasound to remove fat from deeper layers and tighten collagen in the tissue. Dr. Mark Jewell was one of the developers and lead researcher for a device that is FDA-approved. This device, according to Dr. …

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5 things You Need to Know about Melanoma

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month so we thought we would do a follow-up blog post to highlight facts regarding Melanoma. 5 Facts: 1.  Melanoma is the leading cause of death from skin cancer 2.  Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer 3.  You are more likely to develop Melanoma if you: Have …

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Knowing Your Risks

Many cosmetic surgery patients are not aware that some supplements put them at risk for serious bleeding complications during and after surgery. A study in Aesthetic Surgery Journal focused on 19 herbs, three herbal formulas, and two herbal teas that can preoperatively and postoperatively cause intrinsic bleeding and potentially dangerous bleeding effects such as development …

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Plastic Surgery Societies Raise Concerns About Cosmetic Procedures Performed by Unqualified Personnel

Non-clinical settings may expose patients to unnecessary risks New York, NY and Arlington Heights, IL – The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) have joined forces to raise awareness about the dangers of unlicensed personnel performing medical cosmetic procedures in non-clinical settings. Recent cases of patients …

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