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Your Guide to Lip Augmentation With Fillers

Probably the most common request we hear from patients who come in for lip injections at our Gilbert, AZ, med spa, The Advanced Skin Lounge, is to produce results that look natural but noticeable. It takes a skilled injector who understands the ways different fillers work and the anatomy of lips to create those beautiful …

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5 Ways to Reduce Tummy Tuck Scars

When I consult with patients considering a tummy tuck at my Gilbert practice near Scottsdale, AZ, a primary concern is about the scar that results after the surgery. The first thing to know about tummy tuck scars is that your plastic surgeon's incision expertise is vital. When discussing scarring with potential tummy tuck patients, I …

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Do Breast Lifts Last?

The most common questions that cosmetic plastic surgery patients ask involve cost, recovery, and how long they can expect the results to last. For breast lift patients at my Gilbert, AZ, practice, I explain that the answer isn't straightforward, but they can expect to have more youthful-looking breasts for years. Breast lift surgery is designed …

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Why Is Microneedling Trending in 2021?

Even as some people return to physical workplaces after a year of working and socializing remotely, it appears that Zoom meetings will remain part of our lives for the foreseeable future. That means we'll still be getting up-close-and-personal views of our faces, noticing even the smallest imperfections. That's one reason plastic surgery practices across the …

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What Are the Best Ways to Treat Stretch Marks?

Type "stretch marks" into an online search engine and you'll be inundated with an array of creams, lotions, and "miracle treatments" that promise to erase these lines that cause so much frustration. There are, in fact, ways to minimize the appearance of stretch marks, including microneedling at our Gilbert, AZ, practice. In this blog post, …

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How to Sleep After a Mommy Makeover

Getting enough sleep following mommy makeover surgery is essential. At our Gilbert, AZ practice, we provide patients with post-op instructions that can help them be as comfortable as possible without compromising their results during the first few weeks of recovery. I'll provide some tips in this blog post that help women get enough rest after …

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Your First BOTOX® Appointment

There is little doubt that BOTOX is a household name and that most people recognize it as a way to reduce facial wrinkles. But you may know little beyond that, even after scheduling your first appointment for BOTOX injections at our Gilbert, AZ, plastic surgery practice. Knowing more about the treatment, however, will help make …

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Full, Extended & Mini Tummy Tuck: What’s the Difference & Which Is Right for You?

I can honestly say that none of the patients I've consulted with who were considering a tummy tuck at my Gilbert or Scottsdale, AZ practices ever preferred a more invasive option if they had a choice between a full or mini tummy tuck. That's just human nature. But my job as a plastic surgeon is …

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6 Factors That Affect the Cost of Breast Augmentation

It probably comes as no surprise that one of the first questions asked by virtually all breast augmentation patients is about the cost of the procedure. This is true regardless of the patient's budget, and we always explain the various factors influencing the cost of breast augmentation in Gilbert, AZ, and the Phoenix area. Nationally, …

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7 Things to Know About Laser Hair Removal

Virtually no one enjoys the hassle of shaving their legs or the discomfort of waxing their bikini area. And guys who are self-conscious about hairy backs may skip going shirtless at a pool party to avoid the hassle of waxing. Laser hair removal is a solution. In Gilbert, AZ, and throughout the U.S., laser hair …

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