Joan Rivers: The Proponent of Cosmetic Surgery

Posted in Body Procedures, Non Surgical Treatment | September 10, 2014

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Late last week, we lost one of the pioneers of female comediennes and one of the biggest advocates to cosmetic surgery: Joan Rivers. The legendary entertainer died last Thursday after complications of an endoscopy. From nose jobs to tummy tucks, Joan Rivers was not afraid of a beauty operation. (more…)


Botox: The Surprising Potential Weapon to Fighting Gastric Cancer

Posted in Non Surgical Treatment | September 10, 2014

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Botulinum toxin, or Botox, has been around since the 1800s. To give a brief history of how Botox came along, it was originally seen with sausage, which caused poisoning in improperly handled meats. Physician, Justinus Kerner, discovered its therapeutic use, but it wasn’t until the 1980s, after purification of the toxin, that the first Botox procedure was performed on a human. It was first used to cure a patient who was “cross-eyed.” (more…)


Even Silicone Had A Facelift

Posted in Breast Surgery Procedures | August 18, 2014

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In January of 1992, silicone disappeared from the market as the FDA placed a suspension on the synthetic compound, banning it from breast augmentation procedures. This ban was initiated in order to evaluate new safety techniques. There was speculation that silicone implants were causing connective-tissue diseases, so the FDA put the suspension in order. (more…)


The Future of Plastic Surgery

Posted in Atlanta Plastic Surgery | August 18, 2014

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The trend for the perfect body is reaching a peak in the field of cosmetic procedures. With surgical and minimally invasive practices, the obsession to have the perfect breasts or the perfect face structure is widely trending.

According to the 2012 vs. 2013 statistics conducted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, cosmetic procedures are growing in popularity since the previous year. (more…)


What Type of Facial Plastic Surgery Is Right for You?

Posted in Uncategorized | June 29, 2014

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Who is a candidate for plastic surgery of the face? A general rule of thumb is that cosmetic surgery is an option for you if you are healthy, you have clear expectations, you have a reasonable facial concern bothersome to you that you would like addressed, and you are well aware of the risks you are exposing yourself to, and are of legal age. Significant health issues and diseases such as diabetes, obesity, heart conditions and many others can make you a less than ideal candidate for facial plastic surgery. But even if you do have some of these conditions, if felt safe by your treating primary physicians, you may still be a candidate. Smoking and drinking are habits which may be an influence as well. (more…)


What Are the Most Popular Wrinkle Fillers?

Posted in Non Surgical Treatment | June 29, 2014

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Going through a face lifting procedure may sound like too much for some people, even if they want to greatly reduce the fine lines and wrinkles on their face. Luckily for them, there are plenty of non-surgical cosmetic procedures readily available. The main advantage is that these procedures are fast acting, they typically do not require more than a 30 minute intervention, and the results can last from 4 months to more than one year. Not surprisingly, these office-based procedures are very popular among men and women alike. And, just like any medical intervention, should only be administered by a trained and licensed professional such as Dr. Brian Howard. (more…)


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