Can You Have Alcohol Before or After Surgery?

Posted in Uncategorized | May 18, 2015

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From peanut butter and jelly to chips and salsa, and from a broom and a dustpan to rain and an umbrella, there is a list of things that go well together. We can go on about coupling up different things that need each other, but what doesn’t go together well is plastic surgery and alcohol. You heard that right. Consumption of any alcoholic beverage both before and after your surgery can increase the risk of complications. (more…)


20 Questions To Ask Your Plastic Surgeon Before Having Surgery

Posted in Atlanta Plastic Surgery, Uncategorized | May 18, 2015

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If you’re a first time patient of cosmetic procedures, we understand the nervous feelings that you experience prior to the surgery. Some of it is due to stepping outside your comfort zone, while a lot of it deals with the fear of the unknown. You spend hours online Googling away, which often times leads to more confusion rather than providing any meaningful or believable information. You need real answers from a trusted board-certified professional, which is ultimately your plastic surgeon. What kind of questions should you ask your plastic surgeon? (more…)


Can Google Glass Help Improve Plastic Surgery?

Posted in Uncategorized | March 20, 2015

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The era of wearable technology is swiftly approaching. Companies like Samsung and Nike have already introduced their products. In just about a month, the debut of the Apple Watch will be here. Aside from assistance in your daily routine, tracking health vitals, keeping time, what good can this wearable technology be? According to a paper published in the March 2015 issue of The American Society of Plastic Surgeon’s journal, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Google Glass can indeed improve the experience of plastic surgery through many factors. (more…)


One in Five Women Have Considered Plastic Surgery

Posted in Uncategorized | March 20, 2015

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With today’s trends of “selfies” and “snapchats”, it’s almost impossible for somebody to look as they do in person through the phone. Instagram photos and other forms of image posting have become the newest social phenomenon since Facebook. With this visual interaction, the rate of personal insecurity has seen a spike of increase.

According to a recent study by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the new form of social media has called for a higher demand in plastic surgery. In fact, 13% of association members that were surveyed reported that they had patient consultations due to the patient’s dissatisfaction with their image on social media. (more…)


20 Foods that Stop Cellulite

Posted in Uncategorized | February 12, 2015

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In today’s society, smooth, sexy skin is a must-have for women. Women buy a cabinet full of lotions and moisturizers in an attempt to achieve it. Unfortunately, those lotions tend to act as a layer over the skin rather than absorbing into the skin. With those lotions, women will try just about everything to make sure their skin in smooth and under control – anything to stop fat rolls, wrinkles, and… cellulite.

What is Cellulite?

Cellulite is a condition in which the skin has underlying fat deposits and begins to make you skin look lumpy and unsmooth. What most compare to the look of cottage cheese or orange peel, cellulite is found in around 90% of women and 10% of men. Cellulite begins to form between the ages of 25 to 35, and as women begin to age into their older adulthood, estrogen decreases, which has a great impact on blood vessels. The less estrogen to the vessels, the less oxygen and nutrients your blood receives, causing collagen production to be reduced and cellulite to appear thicker and more visible. (more…)


The Benefits of Chocolate

Posted in Uncategorized | February 12, 2015

benefits_of_chocolateValentine’s Day is right around the corner, and every woman secretly wishes to indulge in a heart-shaped box of chocolates. However, your conscience haunts you after just the thought of one piece of the sweet treat. Fret not, hopefuls, for there are secrets to chocolate that most people deprioritize as they highlight the caloric and sugary dangers of chocolate.

This post will have you saying “yes” to the box of chocolates on the day of love!

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