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Regardless of the type of cosmetic surgery you’re getting – whether it’s breast implants, liposuctionor abuttock augmentation – you must always prepare. Here’s a list of things you should discuss with your plastic surgeonprior to scheduling your surgery.

Goals and expectations:Make sure to establish realistic goals and expectations. Perhaps what ...

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Miami Plastic Surgery: Real vs Fake

Miami Plastic Surgery: Real vs Fake


If you’re considering Miami plastic surgery, it’s possible you’re familiar with the myths. With so much misleading information out there about the different procedures – breast augmentation, tummy tuck or rhinoplasty – it’s easy to get confused. Here’s a quick overview on what’s true and false when it comes to plastic ...

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Miami Cosmetic Surgery as a Wedding Gift

Miami Cosmetic Surgery as a Wedding Gift

So you’re trying the knot. You’ve got the groom, the venue and the dress. Now, don’t forget to add plastic surgeryto your to do list, or wedding gift registry. That’s right, more South Florida brides-to-be are opting to have procedures such as breast augmentation, liposuction, or a tummy tuck to ...

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A new Newsweek article, out today, The Beauty Advantage (Link not longer available), says beauty can affect all aspects of your life, including your job.

The good news for most people is, if they weren’t born beautiful, and they want an edge, they can have it thanks to the help of Miami plastic surgery ...

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The word "plastic" derives from the Greek word "Plastikos", which means "to mold or change form". There is actually no connection with modern-day plastic, a synthetic polymer that is moldable when heated. And despite many misconceptions, Plastic Surgery does NOT involve using plastic in the body! The first known Plastic Surgical procedure, reconstruction of the ...

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The Economy and Plastic Surgery

The Economy and Plastic Surgery


Times are tough, which means many people are cutting back … not going out as much, eating in, entertaining at home, and even opting for staycations. But, how has the economy impacted plastic surgery? According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), not that much. The organization says nearly 10 million cosmetic procedures (surgical ...

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Tragic Plastic Surgery Trend Among Hispanics

Tragic Plastic Surgery Trend Among Hispanics


We recently told you about the 22-year old woman who died after receiving silicone injections in her buttocks from an unlicensed provider. Sadly, these illegal cosmetic surgeries are becoming popular among Hispanics and Brazilians. When choosing plastic surgery, always choose an experienced board certified plastic surgeon.

Former Miss Argentina, Solange Magnano, pictured here, also died ...

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Hispanics and Plastic Surgery

Hispanics and Plastic Surgery

Despite a sluggish economy, the phenomenon known as ethnic plastic surgery is on the rise, especially among Hispanics.

Ethnic plastic surgery among African-Americans, Hispanics and Asians were up 11 percent in 2008, while it dropped among Caucasians two percent in the same year, this according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Hispanics accounted for ...

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The teenage years are tough, especially on girls who want to look good and be popular. Living in Miami, South Florida, where such an importance is placed on beauty, can make it even harder for them to fit in. So your teenage daughter has approached you about breast implants. What do you do?

First, don ...

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