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4 Ways to Fight Sunspots and Skin Damage from UV Rays

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 9/2/14 7:30 AM

fight_sunspots_skin_damage_uv_raysThe ozone layer is thinning, and more ultraviolet rays are hitting us on a constant basis. This harmful exposure to the sun can cause sunspots, wrinkles, yellow skin, cancer, and a host of other issues.

Keeping this in mind, you need to take steps to prevent this damage before it happens and treat your skin after the fact. While we should do our best to avoid dangerous sun rays before they hit our skin, it’s never too late to start fixing skin damage. 

The following are some tips for dealing with the sun, thwarting further skin problems, and taking care of what’s already occurred. 

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Your Guide to Noninvasive Skin Care

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 8/28/14 7:30 AM

noninvasive_skin_careWrinkles and age lines seemingly appear out of nowhere, and it often seems impossible to get rid of them. Unfortunately, your skin may not look as good as it once did—and you may be considering your options for a refresher.

While plastic surgery can be a more permanent solution, you may not be ready to make that commitment. Thanks to developments in the skin care industry, you may not have to. 

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Exercising After Getting Breast Implants: What You Need to Know

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 8/26/14 7:30 AM

exercising_after_breast_implantsFollowing a breast augmentation, you already know you have to take it easy for a while. Your body is in recovery mode and it needs to rest. When you start exercising again, it is imperative you are careful and avoid straining yourself too much.

If you live at the gym or just love a good morning run, don’t worry: In time, you’ll be able to go back to your healthy habits. 

In the meantime, here are a few tips for staying in shape and working out while being mindful of your new look. 

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Can I Get a Breast Augmentation at Any Age?

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 8/21/14 7:30 AM

Breast_Augmentation_ageBefore you inquire with your board certified plastic surgeon about getting a breast augmentation, you need to look at some important factors to figure out if it’s the right decision for you. You must determine exactly how you want to look and ask if you’re a good candidate for the surgery. You also need to know if you’re the right age to do it. 

Though there aren’t many restrictions when it comes to breast implants, you do have to abide by the few that are in place. The following are some of the rules and guidelines regarding what age you should be when you undergo surgery.

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Eliminate Pesky Cellulite with Smartlipo

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 8/19/14 7:30 AM


Cellulite: We all have it, and we certainly all hate it. As you age, you may see more and more of it appearing on your body. Though it’s hard to get rid of, by keeping up with an exercise routine, eating healthy, massaging trouble areas and body contouring, you can lessen the appearance of it and feel more confident about your body.

Don’t know where to start? The following are a few tips to help you deal with that pesky cellulite.

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3 Reasons Why More Men Are Getting Cosmetic Surgery

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 8/14/14 7:30 AM

men_cosmetic_surgeryIt’s easy to assume cosmetic surgery is only for women. However, cosmetic surgery procedures are growing in popularity among men as well. 

More men are realizing the many benefits cosmetic surgery has to offer. According to CosmeticSurgery.org, Botox, microdermabrasion and liposuction are some of the most widely utilized procedures by men. A survey revealed that 12 percent of men are planning to have cosmetic surgery done at some point. 

Here are three of the top reasons men are choosing to pursue cosmetic surgery:

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How Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Can Improve Your Health

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 8/12/14 7:30 AM


Plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery enable patients to enhance their appearances and highlight their natural beauty. But along with improving your appearance on the outside, these surgeries can also help patients on the inside.

It’s been found that certain plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures have the power to improve patients’ looks as well as their health. People who elect to undergo these surgeries are receiving much, much more than what they paid for.

Here are some additional health benefits of certain kinds of plastic and cosmetic surgeries:

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Study Shows Psychological Benefits of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 8/7/14 7:30 AM

positive_psychological_benefits_cosmetic_surgeryFor a long time, there was a certain stigma toward plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery. These days that stigma is on the decline

People are realizing cosmetic and plastic surgery can improve their lives in numerous ways. Instead of judging it, they are embracing it and experiencing the positive results it can deliver. 

Here are some of the benefits reported by patients who have undergone different types of procedures:

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3 Signs Your Plastic Surgeon Is Right for You

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 8/5/14 7:30 AM

plastic_surgeon_for_youYou’ve been considering cosmetic or plastic surgery for a while. You’ve looked online and done your research, and you’re certain about the procedure you want to get done. The next step is to find a plastic surgeon.

Finding a great plastic surgeon you trust, and one whose skills have been verified, sets the stage for a successful surgery. 

Ready to find the right plastic surgeon for you? Here are a few tips to help you get started:

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Skin Removal After Weight Loss: What You Should Know

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/31/14 7:30 AM

skin_removal_after_weight_lossLosing weight is one of the most difficult things to do, but you’ve beaten the odds. Thanks to frequent exercise and modifications to your diet, you’ve achieved your goal weight and size. However, because of the dramatic change in you weight, you’ve noticed that your skin has become saggy.

At this point, it may seem like you just can’t win. You did everything right, and yet your body still isn’t where you want it to be. With a little help from a board certified plastic surgeon, you can be on your way to achieving the results you’ve always wanted. 

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