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Contacts Shown to Increase Risk of Droopy Eyelids

Study of identical twins finds more drooping in hard vs. soft contact lenses Contact lenses help millions of people see the world more clearly. However, research at the annual Twins Day Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, found that contacts can contribute to droopiness of the upper eyelids. Of the 96 sets of identical twins studied, those Continue Reading

Facial Rejuvenation Benefits from Long-Term Maintenance

Skin products, sunscreen, injectables and laser treatments can delay surgical facelift need Aesthetic experts say that a paradigm shift is occurring in how plastic surgeons address facial aging. A panel of aesthetic plastic surgeons recently agreed that the best way to address facial aging is to establish a long-term maintenance plan that takes advantage of Continue Reading

Look More Refreshed and Alert with Eyelid Surgery

Do your eyes still express the inner vitality and radiance that you feel, or do they make you look sad, fatigued and older? Over time, our eyelids may droop, sag or become puffy because of factors such as aging, genetics and sun exposure. Allergies and sinus conditions can also take their toll, causing the eyes Continue Reading

Patients Follow Breast Reconstruction with Cosmetic Surgery

ASPS study participants seek body image improvement following mastectomy Although Breast Reconstruction can dramatically improve a woman’s self-esteem and sense of well-being following a mastectomy, it may not be the only step some patients take to improve their self-image. Breast reconstruction patients may also choose cosmetic surgery procedures such as Liposuction or Eyelid Surgery in a quest Continue Reading

Nose, Chin Key to Facial Harmony

Combining nose, chin reshaping may be best for facial aesthetics, study says People who want to enhance their profile have traditionally focused on the nose as the key to facial balance and harmony. While rhinoplasty alone has long been the go-to procedure, a recent study suggests that a combination of Nose Reshaping and Chin Augmentation Continue Reading

Patients See Results with Secondary Facelifts

Researchers study more than 800 procedures to gain valuable insights into outcomes, longevity Performed an average of a decade after initial facelift surgery, a “secondary” facelift can achieve similarly lasting results with a low rate of complications, according to the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the medical journal of the American Society of Continue Reading

Rhinoplasty Reshapes Face’s Most Prominent Feature

Are you interested in improving the appearance of your nose? Since the nose has perhaps the greatest impact on the way we look, Nose Reshaping or Rhinoplasty is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures performed today. Nose reshaping can improve a disproportionate appearance by altering the size or shape of the nose, the span Continue Reading

FDA Approves Restylane for Lip Augmentation

Restylane becomes first Hyaluronic Acid Filler approved for lips Medicis, the makers of Restylane Injectable Gel, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its application to expand the approved use of Restylane to include lip augmentation. Restylane’s approval for lip enhancement means that significant testing has been conducted, including a recent study Continue Reading

First Signs of Aging Often Appear on the Face

The way you look can have a lot to do with the way you feel A change on the outside can change the way you feel on the inside when the telltale signs of aging start to appear or for people who are unhappy with a facial feature. Feeling more attractive can allow your self-confidence Continue Reading

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