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Do Breast Lifts Without Implants Still Show Results?

When finding the right breast procedure for your needs, it is essential to explore your options and understand what each procedure can accomplish for you. A breast lift is a common breast enhancement technique designed to combat the effects of gravity, aging, weight changes, and pregnancy. This procedure is ideal for individuals wanting to lift their breasts and restore their…

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What is a Deep Plane Facelift?

There are many different types of facelifts available today, but out of all the different options, the deep plane facelift is one of the most effective. It can take a decade or more off your appearance! But what exactly is a deep plane facelift? What occurs during the procedure? And what is recovery like? Let’s take a closer look at…

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The Importance of Choosing A Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

You’ve likely seen “board-certified plastic surgeon” when doing research on the right plastic surgeon for you. But what exactly does that mean? Let’s take a look at what is required of a board-certified plastic surgeon, how they receive that title, and how you can find out if a surgeon has that distinction. What Does It Mean To Be Board-Certified? When…

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How Long Is A Mommy Makeover Recovery?

Because a mommy makeover is considered a major cosmetic procedure, many women are concerned about the amount of recovery time involved. Knowing when you’ll be able to get back to work or return to your normal routine is important. But first, let’s take a look at what a mommy makeover is and who is a good candidate, and then we’ll…

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What Causes Gynecomastia?

You may have heard the term “man boobs” before, or some variation of this. The term “man boobs” refers to the medical condition known as gynecomastia—a common condition that afflicts men of all ages and causes low confidence and discomfort. Many men avoid tight clothing for fear of judgment and desperately seek a remedy. Gynecomastia surgery can be life-changing for…

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What are the Different Incision Techniques for Lower Eyelid Surgery?

Your lower eyelid area plays a vital role in your facial appearance. Sagging skin and fatty deposits of the lower lids can make a huge impact on your overall look. Whether you’re born with eye bags or develop them over time, puffy or droopy lower lids can make you look more tired or angry than you feel. Sometimes fillers can…

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What is the Difference Between a Deep Plane Facelift and a SMAS Facelift: Choosing the Right Procedure for Signs of Aging

A facelift, medically known as a rhytidectomy, is a surgical anti-aging procedure designed to give a more youthful facial appearance. There are several different methods for performing a facelift. If you’ve done some research online, you may have seen the terms “deep plane facelift” and “SMAS facelift.” Your surgeon at Mountain Lake Plastic Surgery will be able to discuss pros…

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What Happens If I Get Pregnant After a Mommy Makeover?

Many women are looking to get their pre-pregnancy body back after having children and a mommy makeover is a great solution. But what happens if you become pregnant after mommy makeover surgery? While the results of the first procedures likely won’t stay the same, a revision or touch-up procedure can be done by a board-certified plastic surgeon to ensure you…

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Why Self-Pay May be the Right Option For Paying For Your Breast Reduction

For those struggling with overly large breasts, breast reduction surgery can be life-changing. Not only does it help improve back/neck/shoulder pain, but it can make it easier to exercise, fit into clothing, and boost self-confidence. You may wonder, “Isn’t breast reduction covered by insurance?” The answer is it depends. Let’s take a look at what breast reduction surgery involves, whether…

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Is It Safe to Get Multiple Plastic Surgeries at Once?

If you’re considering plastic surgery, it’s not uncommon to have more than one procedure in mind. Fortunately, you may not have to choose between options. There are actually benefits to combining plastic surgery procedures, but it’s worth noting that there are also risks. Safety should always be your highest priority when pursuing plastic surgery, and a board-certified plastic surgeon can…

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