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AAFPRS Annual Survey reveals Trends In Facial Plastic Surgery

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The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the world’s largest association of facial plastic surgeons, annual survey shows that, like it or not, the selfie and its impact on aesthetics is here to stay and continues to have a huge effect on how we perceive and project ourselves –  in front of the camera and off.

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Why some men are asking for breast-reduction surgery

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With the music of rapper Jay-Z blaring in the background, Marwan Khalifeh, a D.C.-area cosmetic surgeon, vigorously plunged a strawlike metal probe back and forth through the breasts of a patient lying on an operating table, as if he were playing a cello.

The goal was to reduce the size of his patient’s breasts, an increasingly common procedure for women who decide to change their lifestyle or address a medical condition. And Khalifeh’s surgical room on the 17th floor of a medical arts building is arrayed with state-of-the-art equipment, including a laser machine called the Smartlipo MPX that emulsifies unwanted fat.

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Plastic Surgery Trends for 2018 Are Being Shaped by Social Media

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“You cannot understate how impactful social media has been in this field. We see it every day in a variety of ways,” Patrick Byrne, director of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Johns Hopkins University and AAFPRS board member, tells Allure. “Younger people, up through middle age, increasingly perceive themselves through the lens of their own social media accounts.”

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The 4 Biggest Plastic Surgery Trends for 2018

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As far as cosmetic procedures go — 2017 was the unofficial Year of Plumped-Up Lips. While lip augmentation is still on the rise, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) predicts some non-lip-related procedures will be all the rage in 2018. Below, the most surprising trends on the horizon for the new year.

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The 8 Top Beauty Trends Of 2018 Are Surprisingly Easy To Pull Off

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Prepare your beauty bag, because 2018 is bringing with it some surprisingly easy looks you’ll want to try. Many of the year’s top trends are simplified tweaks of already in-vogue looks. (Think boy brows with second-story lashes, or multi-use lip tints for eyes, lips and cheeks).

We’ve combed through the clutter of beauty news, as well as consulted our friends at Pinterest, to find out which beauty and makeup trends we can expect to see in 2018.

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Derms Say These 6 Ingredients Are the Best for Fighting Oily Skin and Blemishes

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As New York dermatologist Patricia Wexler, MD, explains, oily skin is not all bad news. “Oil helps to moisturize the skin, making it less dry in the winter, and also protecting it from symptoms of aging.” But, those of us with oily skin probably think it’s more of a curse than a blessing. To keep excess shine at bay, try incorporating these ingredients into your skin care routine for skin you’re proud to show off.

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Plastic Surgeons Share Their Favorite In-Office Treatment Launches of the Past Few Years

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Tried and true standbys can be trusted and the “next big thing” always creates some buzz, but what about those few-years-old, still semi-new offerings that have been around long enough to prove their worth? We rounded up what plastic surgeons REALLY think about the latest in-office treatments; here are the ones they say have something solid to show when it comes to results.

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Mommy makeover – when diet and exercise aren’t enough

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Mommy makeover – when diet and exercise aren’t enough

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Motherhood is one of life’s greatest joys, with beautiful highs and lows. We experience the wonder of bringing new lives into this world and watching our little ones grow. On the other hand, we also experience the frustrations that come with being a parent. Just ask any mom or dad with a toddler!

Another set of challenges we face as women are the physical consequences of motherhood. To be more specific, we must deal with the permanent changes that pregnancy and childbirth inflict on our breasts and bodies.

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Does nonsurgical fat removal work?

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Does nonsurgical fat removal work?

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Each year, over 150,000 people get nonsurgical fat removal performed – and not just women. Nearly 30,000 of those fat removal patients are men. Nonsurgical fat removal is a less invasive alternative to “regular” liposuction, but does it work? The answer is more complex than a simple yes or no.

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What is it like to get a tummy tuck?

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What is it like to get a tummy tuck?

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“Many individuals who have experienced weight changes, given birth or simply developed a bit of a “spare tire” often consider corrective measures beyond diet and exercise, as they are often not enough to achieve the results they want. A flatter, smoother-looking and more toned midsection can be achieved through an abdominoplasty or tummy tuck.”

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How Some of the Latest FDA-Approved Fillers Give You a More Natural Look

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How Some of the Latest FDA-Approved Fillers Give You a More Natural Look

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“Whether it’s trying to achieve a tousled, bedhead wave or the perfect no-makeup makeup application, the concept of creating a natural (but better) beauty look is widely appealing. But, as anyone who has attempted to create it will quickly discover, it’s much harder than it sounds. The same is true of some of the most popular anti-aging procedures out there:”

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WHY FALL IS THE PERFECT SEASON TO PLAN YOUR FACIAL COSMETIC SURGERY

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WHY FALL IS THE PERFECT SEASON TO PLAN YOUR FACIAL COSMETIC SURGERY

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“Summer’s days are numbered, and crisp fall air is on the horizon. With the change of season, many of us feel freshly motivated to make changes in our own lives. If you’ve been thinking about upgrading your appearance with a facelift, nose job, or other facial procedure, fall is actually the perfect time to get started—begin the consultation process now, and you can be enjoying your new look by the new year.”

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Understanding Your Skin and Why We Age

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Understanding Your Skin and Why We Age

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“To understand how to deter the aging process and how to get beautiful skin using skin care one must first understand the basic biology of our skin. The skin is the body’s largest organ, comprising 16 percent of your total body weight and measuring two square meters of surface area. The tone and texture of skin vary greatly depending on the area of the body, thickness, and exposure to the elements.”

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When and Why to have a Mommy Makeover

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When and Why to have a Mommy Makeover

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“Having children is a wonderful experience but motherhood can produce some significant changes to a woman’s body. While some mothers consider these changes to be a “badge of honor,” many women are unhappy with their post-pregnancy body which may include sagging breasts, loose abdominal skin and stretch marks, thickened waist, and stubborn fat deposits.”

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Let us remove that stubborn belly fat and saggy skin with Liposuction!

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Let us remove that stubborn belly fat and saggy skin with Liposuction!

This procedure tightens the abdominal muscle and reshapes your midsection giving you the sleek and sexy look you’ve always wanted! Call us at 773-284-9660 to schedule your free consultation today!
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Tips on how to manage the symptoms and appearance of stress

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9 Terrible Ways Your Stress Affects Your Looks

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“Stress happens to everyone, but since you can’t avoid your job, bills, or life, the best thing to do is learn to manage the stress. This includes eating healthy, exercising regularly, getting enough sleep, and taking care of yourself in general.”

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Ready to Refresh Your Look? This Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation Guide Will Help You Get Started

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Ready to Refresh Your Look? This Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation Guide Will Help You Get Started

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“Are you interested in trying BOTOX or filler injections, laser resurfacing, or another non-surgical treatment to refresh your appearance? With so many technologies and treatments to help improve the face and skin, it can be difficult to know which treatments will best address your concerns. The infographic below will help you navigate your many options and focus your research efforts.”

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Get to Know Pelleve Skin Tightening Treatment

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Get to Know Pelleve Skin Tightening Treatment

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“Pelleve is a new, non-invasive facial rejuvenation procedure. Similar to Thermage, Pelleve uses radiofrequency energy to firm and tighten skin, eliminating mild to moderate wrinkles. It received Food and Drug Administration approval in the U.S. in 2009, but has been used all over Europe for years. Here’s how — and why — Pelleve works:”

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Women go overseas for plastic surgery, get stuck when faces no longer match passports

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Women go overseas for plastic surgery, get stuck when faces no longer match passports

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“Three women who visited South Korea for plastic surgery were rendered so unrecognizable that airport officials detained them, because they looked nothing like their passport photos, a viral photo shows.”

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Skin-Care Products That Protect Against Pollution

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Skin-Care Products That Protect Against Pollution

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“You already know that sun exposure can seriously damage your skin. (You’re taking all the right steps to avoid this, right? Ahem, sunscreen.) But the sun isn’t the only thing to watch out for—there’s another environmental skin saboteur out there: pollution.”

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Confused About Breast Implants? 7 Facts and Tips to Help

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Confused About Breast Implants? 7 Facts and Tips to Help

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“If you’re considering breast implants — whether it’s for breast augmentation or reconstruction after a mastectomy — you may find that it’s confusing to separate fact from fiction and to sort through your options. Knowing the facts about implants and how they work can help you through the process.”

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The Changing Face Of Male Cosmetic Surgery

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The Changing Face Of Male Cosmetic Surgery

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“The number of men choosing to go under the knife has risen by over 110 per cent since 2000, with a report from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (Baaps) indicating that 4,614 men underwent cosmetic surgery in 2015. And that’s just an estimate. The true number will no doubt be much higher, given that many more men are operated on than are recorded by Baaps. The professional society represents only a small proportion of the total cosmetic surgery carried out in the UK.”

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The importance of choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon

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The importance of choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon

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“In recent years, there have been several reports of unfavorable and adverse events following procedures performed by physicians. Many of these surgeons have not gone through plastic surgery residency, and have not qualified to become certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.”

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Worldwide cosmetic surgery trends

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Wondering what’s popular worldwide with cosmetic surgery?

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“Demand for cosmetic surgery continues to soar in the five countries with the highest number of nonsurgical and surgical cosmetic procedures — the U.S., followed by Brazil, Japan, Italy and Mexico — according to 2016 statistics released in June 2017 by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).”

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All about the Brazilian Butt Lift

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Have you asked yourself “what IS the Brazilian butt lift?”

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“Buttock augmentation is one of the fastest growing cosmetic surgical procedures performed by board-certified plastic surgeons, according to 2016 Annual Statistics. Buttock augmentation with fat grafting—also known as a “Brazilian butt lift”—has increased 26% between 2016 and 2015, while augmentation with implants increased 18% over the same period.”

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Plastic surgery is no longer just for women

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No longer just for women, cosmetic surgery is on the rise with men. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to look your best!

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“When people think of cosmetic surgery, they often picture a middle-class woman, visiting her local plastic surgeon. However, plastic surgery is far from being exclusively for the ladies. In fact, the newest statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) show that male cosmetic procedures are steadily on the rise. Men are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of cosmetic procedures, especially when learning that many techniques are quick and require little downtime.”

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What is it Really Like to Undergo General Anesthesia?

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It’s important to be informed before your procedure. We’re happy to answer any and all questions you may have!

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“You’ve booked your cosmetic procedure, are confident in your choice of board certified cosmetic surgeon, and can’t wait to see your results. There is just one thing you are unsure of: general anesthesia. You’re not alone; in fact, a study performed by psychiatrists showed that around 30% of patients were more afraid of anesthesia than of the actual operation.”

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So Many Options for Breast Augmentation— Which One Makes Sense for You?

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Come in for a free consultation and we’ll help you make the right decision.

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“For decades, breast augmentation has been among the top 5 most popular aesthetic surgical procedures for women. In fact, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, it has been one of the top 2 most popular procedures since they began surveying physicians 20 years ago! But, while breast augmentation has remained consistently popular, what has changed significantly over the past few decades are the myriad options available to women looking to add volume to their chest. Technological innovations and improvements in procedural techniques have advanced the procedure, making it much more accessible with less downtime and more tailor-made options for individual patients as opposed to a one-size-fits-all implant.”

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10 Best Healing Foods to Eat After Surgery

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Post-surgery healing is about more than just resting.

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“Eating the right foods after surgery can promote faster healing and minimize the swelling, bruising and inflammation that often accompany a surgical procedure. Certain foods can also minimize digestive upset caused by antibiotics and prevent constipation caused by pain meds. Not to mention, fueling your body properly will give you the energy needed to get back to your normal routine more quickly.”

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The Perfect Pout

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One size does not fit all when it comes to perfect plump lips.

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“The lips of Kylie Jenner and Angelina Jolie are a topic of conversation for a reason. With countless celebrities opting for lip injections and various plumpers available on the market, it’s no surprise that someone finally asked the question, “What’s the ideal lip size?” To which now, we have an answer.”

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Top 3 Tips for Maintaining Your Cosmetic Surgery Results

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Portrait of an attractive young woman working out with weights

Get the most from your cosmetic surgery in the long term with these tips.

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“Cosmetic surgery is an investment. Literally speaking, you are investing money into your appearance and accruing confidence as your results take shape. It’s also an investment of time and energy—and you want to make sure your efforts pay off.”

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