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Effective Acne Treatments for Breakouts and Scarring

Look forward to a clearer future at our Birmingham, Alabama Skin Care Center Are you tired of acne that just doesn’t seem to go away? If so, you are not alone because almost 85% of people have acne at some time in there lives. Although very common, acne can cause social and psychological distress – Continue Reading

BRA DAY USA for Breast Reconstruction Awareness

Singer/songwriter Jewel is spokesperson for Oct. 17 event to “close the loop” The U.S. has joined 20 other countries in recognizing October 17 each year as National Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day. This international event is designed to “close the loop” on breast cancer by promoting education, awareness and access to breast reconstruction following a Continue Reading

Hair Restoration Society Celebrates 20 Years of Progress

Advancements in Hair Transplant techniques attract more men and women with hair loss The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) is highlighting important advances in the fight against hair loss as the society prepares for its 20th anniversary in October. Major strides have been made in the art and science of Hair Restoration Surgery Continue Reading

Twins’ Breasts Reveal Appearance Factors

Annual Twins Days Festival provides participants for study Women who wonder how they can maintain great looking breasts may have more answers thanks to a new study of identical twins. Researchers found that breastfeeding, moisturizing and hormone therapy can lessen the perceived aging of the breasts, while factors such as smoking and drinking frequently have Continue Reading

More Men Opting for Cosmetic Surgery

Increases in Nose Reshaping, Eyelid Surgery, Botox, Laser Hair Removal seen among men With an eye toward social and professional success, more men of all ages and from all walks of life are embracing cosmetic plastic surgery procedures and their potential for improvement. Cosmetic surgery has gone mainstream in the past decade and men are Continue Reading

New Study Says Liposuction Lives Up to Promise

Barring extreme weight gain, Liposuction permanently removes excess fat New research reveals that Liposuction lives up to its promise to permanently remove excess fat from stubborn areas unless patients experience extreme weight gain. The study, recently reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), found that fat cells don’t return to treated areas and Continue Reading

Celebrating 10 Years of BOTOX Cosmetic

Botox was approved in 2002 to treat frown lines The year 2012 marks 10 years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved BOTOX Cosmetic to temporarily improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the brows in people ages 18 to 65. A decade ago, this approval made headlines because it Continue Reading

Treat Your Varicose Veins with EVLT

Minimally-invasive laser procedure closes problem leg veins You know it’s time to address your unsightly and painful varicose veins, but aren’t sure how. Varicose veins are actually a symptom of venous reflux, also known as venous insufficiency. Other symptoms include tired, heavy and aching legs as well as muscle cramping, burning and throbbing in the Continue Reading

Study Says Breast Augmentation Improves Life Quality

Women note significant gains in several key areas Women who had breast augmentation surgery reported substantial improvements in key quality of life areas, according to a study reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The biggest increases were seen in breast satisfaction, psychosocial well-being and sexual well-being, with more than 80% of the women Continue Reading

Lose the Muffin Top with CoolSculpting

Eliminate stubborn fat the natural way and say goodbye to muffin tops and love handles It’s not what you lose, it’s what you gain. So say goodbye to stubborn fat and say hello to the body you once had with CoolSculpting – a clinically proven, FDA-cleared, completely non-surgical treatment without downtime. This revolutionary technology targets Continue Reading