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3 Ways a Good Night’s Sleep Can Help You Live Healthier

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 4/17/14 7:30 AM

rise-and-shineWhat if there was a simple way to look better, feel better, eat healthier, think more clearly and function at a higher level in your day-to-day life? It doesn’t require a miracle drug, hard work or very much effort at all. All you have to do to reap these benefits and more is get more sleep.

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What to Expect During and After Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 4/15/14 7:57 AM

silicone_vs_saline_breast_implantsAfter a woman undergoes a mastectomy, she may consider breast reconstruction surgery. It is a difficult decision to make, and it takes time and deliberation to determine if the procedure is right for you. However, if you’ve spoken to your board certified plastic surgeon and you feel like you’re ready for the procedure, here are a few things you should know to prepare for the surgery and the possible outcomes.

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It’s All About Me … 2014

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 4/10/14 7:30 AM

Its_all_about_me_event_mayOn Thursday, May 8, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Cleveland Clinic is hosting “It’s All About Me … 2014,” an event that gives you the chance to learn about cosmetic surgery, try different beauty products and receive discounts on signature procedures. To register, click here.

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4 Cosmetic Surgery Myths Debunked

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 4/8/14 7:52 AM

botox_not_just_for_cosmeticsThere are many misconceptions out there about cosmetic surgery. In some circles it’s a heated topic and taboo, and thus, false rumors are spread about it. Before you make up your mind about cosmetic surgery and decide whether or not to pursue it, you’ll want to know the facts.

Here we share some cosmetic surgery myths and the truth to debunk them.

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Ultherapy: The Non-Invasive Face-Lifting Procedure

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 4/3/14 7:44 AM

Dysport-Wrinkle-TreatmentPerhaps you’re interested in tightening your face and smoothing your skin, but you don’t want to get cosmetic surgery. Fortunately, there is another option. It’s called Ultherapy.

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Eat These Power Foods for Healthy Looking Skin

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 4/1/14 7:35 AM

power_foods_for_healthy_skinMaintaining healthy, clear skin is a tangible goal. By eating the right foods, your skin can look great, glow and feel soft to the touch.

Instead of spending tons of money on skin care products and paying for pricey facials and anti-aging creams, you can try changing your diet to get the healthy looking skin you’ve always wanted.

Here are some power foods you can add to your diet to rejuvenate your skin.

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Afraid to Show Your Face on Facebook? Is Cosmetic Surgery the Answer?

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 3/27/14 8:31 AM

cosmetic_surgery_facebookEveryone has her own reason for choosing cosmetic surgery … but is Facebook one of those reasons?

“According to recent information released by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery,” notes a PR Web release this past July; Facebook “has helped contribute to a substantial growth in cosmetic plastic surgery across the United States. Hoping to improve the look of their profile photos, a greater number of users are reaching out to plastic surgeons.”

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Let the Healing Begin: After Care for Cosmetic Surgery

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 3/25/14 8:24 AM

how_to_sleep_betterCosmetic surgery has improved in recent years; patients are back on their feet sooner with fewer side effects. But when discomfort strikes, you can strike back. Here are a few tips to help mitigate pain and discomfort post surgery.

Soreness Following a Tummy Tuck or Fanny Lift

Bruising, soreness and swelling are typical of a healing surgical area, but you can take steps to mitigate the discomfort.

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Surgery by the Season: The Best Times of Year to Consider Cosmetic Surgery

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 3/20/14 7:17 AM

The_Best_Times_of_Year_to_Consider_Cosmetic_SurgeryDepending on where you live and what kind of outcome you expect, the decision to have cosmetic surgery based on season (or month, or occasion) can vary widely.

Winter

Those New Year’s Resolutions often prompt people to consider cosmetic surgery when deciding on weight-loss goals. But as leading Cleveland area surgeon Dr. Vicente Poblete reminds us, cosmetic surgery is no “quick fix” to replace a healthy diet and a safe, consistent exercise program.

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Talking the Talk - A Cosmetic Surgery Glossary

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 3/18/14 7:06 AM

cosmetic_surgery_glossaryCosmetic surgery is an umbrella term for many different procedures aimed at diverse outcomes. For some people, it’s a reconstructive procedure to address issues of illness or accident; for others, cosmetic surgery is a way to enhance their overall comfort and confidence.

Once you begin researching your cosmetic surgery goals and options, you’ll come across specific terms – some will sound familiar, others not so much.

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