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Should You Pair Your Breast Reduction Procedure With Breast Implants?

If you are opting for a breast reduction for your overly large breasts, you have probably dealt with life-long issues such as back pain, neck pain, indentation from your bra straps, and loss of confidence. You are likely excited about your procedure but apprehensive about how your breast shape will look after the procedure. Pairing …

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What Is a Non Surgical Facelift & Is It Right for You?

Despite all the advancements in cosmetic surgery, a large number of men and women prefer non-surgical options to refresh and rejuvenate their faces. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more than 13.2 million minimally invasive and noninvasive procedures were performed in the United States in 2020. If you are in the group that …

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The Best Tummy Tuck Results: What To Look for In Before and After Photos

Patients often say they’re amazed by the results they see in tummy tuck before and after photos when looking for a plastic surgeon. Along with reviews posted by real patients on reputable websites, procedure before and after photos are a key factor for patients choosing a surgeon. But even though the transformations all appear dramatic, …

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7 Things To Know Before Getting Lip Injections

Whether you're "doing it for the 'gram" or Zoom, lip injections continue to be one of the most popular cosmetic treatments performed every year. And that's just fine with the nurse injector at our Gilbert, AZ, med spa, Krista Arredondo. She loves performing lip injections, and her expertise produces results that patients love. One reason …

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Does CoolSculpting® Actually Work?

The array of options for nonsurgical fat reduction treatments seems to expand almost every year. CoolSculpting was a pioneer when it received FDA approval in 2010 to reduce fat from "love handles." It has continued to break ground in the past decade with new applicators that we use for CoolSculpting patients at our med spa …

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5 Breast Augmentation Recovery Tips

When I meet with women considering breast augmentation at my Gilbert, AZ, practice, their excitement about having more confidence in their bodies is mixed with just a bit of anxiety about recovering after the procedure. Fortunately, breast augmentation recovery is usually much easier than patients anticipate (especially for those who diligently follow post-op instructions). You …

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7 Things To Consider Before Getting Liposuction

Few cosmetic surgery procedures are as popular as liposuction at my Gilbert, AZ, practice. Many men and women are frustrated by problem areas where excess fat tends to accumulate despite their best efforts to keep it off through exercise and a healthy diet. They are usually ideal liposuction candidates. If liposuction is something you've been …

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Which Injectable Treatment Is Right for You? Take Our Quiz!

Patients sometimes express surprise about the number of options they have when getting injectable treatments. Not all that long ago, aestheticians used just a couple of workhorse dermal fillers in several areas of the face. Now, if someone wants lip injections at our med spa in Gilbert, AZ, we can recommend a filler specifically formulated …

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Proudly Partnering With the Miss Arizona Pageant

Since 1938, the Miss Arizona pageant has given young women a voice in our community and a platform for launching their personal and professional goals. We are proud to be the official Medspa Sponsor of the Miss Arizona pageant since 2016. A Mission That Matches Ours At our med spa in Gilbert, AZ, we often …

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Why Board Certification Matters

If you go online and search for a Mesa, Chandler, or Gilbert plastic surgeon, the number of options might be surprising. This dynamic area east of Phoenix is home to multiple surgeons who offer cosmetic surgery, and it's important that patients understand how to determine who is best for them. But did you know that …

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