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Does At-Home Microneedling Work?

Do-it-yourself cosmetic treatments became a trendy option for Arizona residents during the state's lockdown because of the pandemic. Chalk it up to necessity being the mother of invention, as the old saying goes. But do these at-home procedures produce results similar to what you can get at a plastic surgeon's office or a medical spa? …

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Jumpstart Your Fitness Goals With a Tummy Tuck

The people considering tummy tuck surgery in the Scottsdale area feel self-conscious about the excess abdominal skin that often remains after losing a significant amount of weight. Some of the patients have made lifestyle changes to help them lose weight, while others are women who have had children and want to regain their pre-baby bodies. …

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Easy Nonsurgical Procedures to Achieve Your Summer Body

Living in Arizona means taking advantage of the many outdoor activities available throughout the year. It also means that a "summer body" is something women and men want to maintain year-round, too. That's why nonsurgical body contouring treatments such as CoolSculpting® at our Gilbert, AZ, practice is so popular. The Arizona sun, unfortunately, can also …

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Breast Augmentation: The “Natural Look” Is In

The stigma around plastic surgery has faded in recent years, but a few old stereotypes still remain. When some people think of breast augmentation results, they picture overfull breasts that look "worked on." In reality, the “natural look” is very popular among my patients from Scottsdale, Gilbert, and beyond. Most women want a feminine boost …

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That Instagram “Weight Loss Remedy” May Actually Be a Tummy Tuck

Social media outlets like Instagram and Pinterest are full of inspirational before-and-after photos. Sometimes, the subject in question will credit their success to a special “weight loss remedy” or “detox tea,” usually in hopes that you’ll purchase it for yourself. But are these transformations the real deal? As a board-certified plastic surgeon who frequently performs …

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The Mommy Makeover Isn’t Just for Moms

Despite having the word “mommy” in the name, the mommy makeover isn’t just for mothers. This procedure can benefit Scottsdale-area patients from all walks of life. By combining several body contouring procedures into a single surgery, a mommy makeover works well for any person who has experienced dramatic body changes. No matter if you’re young …

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4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Breast Augmentation

As is the case with any plastic surgery procedure, the decision to get a breast augmentation isn’t one to take lightly. When women visit my practice for breast augmentation from the Scottsdale and Chandler areas, it’s essential they carefully consider their choice and are confident about taking their next steps. This certainty sets the stage …

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What to Expect from Your First CoolSculpting® Session

CoolSculpting® is a popular option among our Scottsdale-area patients who are interested in body contouring. It’s a great nonsurgical treatment for sculpting the body and removing unwanted fat. Unfortunately, some new patients may be nervous because they don’t know what to expect from the treatment. But don’t worry–there’s nothing to fear from this FDA-approved procedure. …

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Your Ultimate Tummy Tuck Recovery Guide

A tummy tuck at my Scottsdale-area plastic surgery practice can make a dramatic improvement in the appearance of your abdomen, but it does require a bit of recovery time. With the right preparation, however, most people find healing from a tummy tuck to be manageable and well worth the long-lasting results. The key is knowing …

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Breast Augmentation Revision Is Nothing to Be Afraid Of

Breast implants are not designed to last forever. While today’s implants endure much longer than those from years past, breast augmentation revision can still be expected after 8 to 10 years. I have good news for those who received implants around a decade ago: there’s no reason to fear this natural part of the surgery …

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