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3 Easy Breast Augmentation Recovery Tips with a Big Impact

Breast augmentation recovery is in many ways just as important to your results as the surgery itself. That is why you should never make recovery an afterthought. Making preparations before your breast augmentation surgery is key to a smooth, seamless recovery. Keep these breast augmentation recovery tips in mind when preparing for your big day to help your body heal and maximize your results.

  1. Stock up on Light, Healthy Foods

    Before the day of your breast augmentation, cross some errands off your list so you don’t have to worry about them when you get home.

What's the Best Age to Start Getting BOTOX® & Injectable Fillers? [Infographic]

What’s the Best Age to Start Getting BOTOX® & Injectable Fillers? [Infographic]

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3 Ways Cosmetic Treatments Can Actually Make You Look Older

The goal of cosmetic treatments is to help you look like a more refreshed and revitalized version of yourself. But in the hands of an inexperienced provider, these same treatments could actually make you look more aged and tired than you really are.

So, how do you avoid this? Choose an experienced plastic surgeon who will steer you clear of making these all too common mistakes.

  1. Too Much Filler

    If a little filler is good, a lot of filler will be even better, right? Wrong! In the case of injectable fillers,

5 Frequently Asked Questions About Breast Augmentation [Infographic]

5 Frequently Asked Questions About Breast Augmentation [Infographic]

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What’s the Real Story about Swelling after a Tummy Tuck?

Swelling after a tummy tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty, is quite typical for a surgery this extensive. How long swelling lasts after a tummy tuck depends on many different factors. Understanding why swelling occurs may help you to better prepare mentally and have more realistic expectations for your recovery and results.

Swelling after a Tummy Tuck Is Normal

Swelling in the abdominal area is perfectly normal and expected after a tummy tuck. In this area of the body, the blood vessels and lymphatic vessels work as a drainage system for fluids. During a tummy tuck,

The 5 Most Popular Med Spa Membership Treatments Explained [Infographic]

The 5 Most Popular Med Spa Membership Treatments Explained [Infographic]

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If You Only Get Lipo on Your Belly, Will Your Proportions Look Off?

Are you planning a body contouring procedure, but aren’t quite sure where you can get liposuction or if lipo is even the right solution for you? Keep these three tips in mind to help you choose the right cosmetic procedure and options for you.

  1. Know Your Goals

    The first step is to clearly outline your goals for your final results and understand the limitations of cosmetic procedures. Liposuction can be an excellent body contouring tool for areas like your abdomen, waist, hips and thighs, but it’s not going to help you lose significant weight.

Winter Surgery? Start Planning in Summer [Infographic]

Winter Surgery? Start Planning in Summer [Infographic]

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Why Small Breast Implants Could Mean Better Results

When it comes to breast size, people often think that bigger must be better, but this is not always the case for everyone. Breast implants are not one-size-fits-all, so it’s important to consider a few factors when deciding on a size for a breast augmentation. After looking into all your breast augmentation options, you might find that small breast implants may give you the results and shape you’re looking for.

A Natural-Looking Appearance

While there’s certainly nothing wrong with wanting bigger breasts, some women may not need large implants to make a noticeable difference. Women with a smaller frame should consider the type of implant,

4 Things You Didn't Know Dermal Fillers Can Do For You [Infographic]

4 Things You Didn’t Know Dermal Fillers Can Do For You [Infographic]

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