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Plastic Surgery Facts

Interesting Plastic Surgery Facts Regardless of whether you are interested in getting plastic surgery, you have to admit that it’s fairly interesting. Here are some interesting facts on plastic surgery that you may or may not have known. – Plastic surgery does not mean artificial or fake. Plastic comes from the Greek word “plastikos” which means to mold or give form. The term plastic has nothing do with the use of synthetic or plastic materials. – The first nose job was performed in 600 B.C in Ancient India. Physicians reshaped the nose be cutting skin from the cheek or the … Continue reading  

Stretch Marks

Reducing Stretch Marks Appearance Stretch marks, they can result from a variety of factors such as pregnancy or rapid weight loss & weight gain. The medical term for this is striae and they are actually a form of skin scarring. The skin has been stretched beyond its normal limits and the connective fibers in the skin snap. When these fibers break the skin cannot function normally and the collagen that gives the skin its elasticity cannot be produced. Certain types of people are more prone to stretch marks than others: Most girls and women have stretch marks which tend to … Continue reading  

Robotic Plastic Surgeries

Robotic Plastic Surgeries Explained Almost everyone thinks robots are pretty cool right? Think about the new Ironman Three movie, pretty cool. What about iRobot and all those other ones? Also cool? How about a robot that performs your plastic surgery? Robotics is a very modern technology and almost everything is automated with the help of robots. Over the past ten years they have been used in the urology and gynecology departments to aid in procedures. However, robotic equipment could actually benefit the plastic surgery industry greatly. Think about all the ads you see for children with cleft lips. Those surgeries … Continue reading  

Minimally Invasive Plastic Surgery

Minimally invasive plastic surgeries are probably one of the better options if you can opt for it. Why is that? First of all, minimally invasive plastic surgeries mean fewer incisions. This translates into less scaring and quicker recovery times. According to statistics recently released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, minimally invasive procedures were up 6% in 2012. However, overall plastic surgery procedures performed were due to economy. Some of the top five procedures that were up on the rise were: 1. Botulinum toxin type A – up 8% This is the general botox injection that has been popular … Continue reading  


Everything You Need To Know About Cellulite Maybe you have heard of cellulite. In technical terms, it is the herniation of subcutaneous fat within fibrous connective tissue that manifest topographically as skin dimpling and nodularity.  In more layman’s terms it’s a lumpy substance that is commonly found on the thighs, stomach and butt. It is basically fat that pushes against the connective tissue beneath a person’s skin. This causes the lumpy appearance that is commonly seen. Several things influence whether a person has cellulite and how much they have. These things include: your genes, sex, age, amount of fat, body … Continue reading  

Male Plastic Surgery

How Popular is Male Plastic Surgery? When we think of plastic surgery, we mostly think of women having plastic surgery done to their faces, but this is no longer true anymore. Male plastic surgery in Houston is done as well. One example is a Manhattan banker in his 30s. He facial features make him look young and vibrant even while working 13 hour work days. His secret? He got neck liposuction in order to yield a more dramatic jaw-line. Now some numbers regarding plastic surgeries and their expected lifespans: Face-Lifts: 10 to 15 years, Eye-Lifts: 15 to 20 years, Liposuction: … Continue reading  


Improve Your Legs this Summer Summer is coming and with that it means more exposed legs. How can you keep your legs looking good for the upcoming bikini season? We’ll take a look at a few methods which can help improve their appearance. There are a couple exercises we can do in the gym to specifically target and tone those leg muscles. By targeting your upper quadriceps, you will look more proportioned and feminine. Exercises which target these include: squats, lunges, wall sits, etc. It is important to target the upper outer thigh region since most women tend to store … Continue reading  

Skin Health

Skin Health & Important Vitamins We all know that supplements and vitamins are good for you, but which ones actually help promote healthy skin? We’ll take a look at a few which are scientifically proven to do just that and help encourage clear skin. Vitamin A is essential in helping repair and maintaining healthy skin. Vitamin A can be found in cereal, eggs, liver, milk, and many other natural foods. It can also be found in the form of a dietary supplement. It is important to note that the right amount of vitamin A can reduce the appearance of fine … Continue reading  

Hand Lift

The Hand Lift Procedure How can you really tell how old someone is? You can look at someone’s complexion and may not be entirely sure of their age. However their hands almost always tell the truth. Take a look at some of the most popular pop artist or actors. They older ones generally look great, but when you look at their hands, it’s not as attractive. As you get older, your hands lose volume, fat and elasticity. The fatty layer disappears and the skin becomes translucent and shriveled. This tends to show all the underlying structures such as bones, tendons, … Continue reading  

Healthy Skin

Tips for Healthy Skin Worried about your complexion? Not to worry, here are a few tips that will help you improve your appearance. 1. Drink Green Tea Tea has anti-inflammatory properties which can be soothing. It can reduce red or blotchy spots. Iced tea is probably your best bet since it can hot teas can worsen redness. Also certain properties in green tea may help prevent collagen destruction. Collagen destruction leads to wrinkles. 2. Don’t Stress Out According to a study done at Stanford University, students who are more stressed about exams have more severe acne breakouts than those who … Continue reading  

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