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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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What Happens in a 23-Hour Mastectomy Reconstruction Surgery?

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/29/14 7:30 AM

breast_cancer_mastectomiesIf you’ve recently undergone a mastectomy, you may be aware of the revolutionary technology and medical procedures that can help you feel better about the changes that have occurred to your body. With plastic and cosmetic surgery, your body can look great and you can feel more comfortable about the changes you’ve gone through.  

When some women get breast cancer, they choose to undergo mastectomies, which involve either full or partial removal of one or both breasts, according to Cancer.org. Other women will pursue skin-sparing mastectomies, which is best if they’re planning to get breast reconstruction afterwards. 

Breast reconstruction is highly beneficial. Though your breasts won’t look exactly like they did before your mastectomy, you’ll feel better about your appearance. The procedure can increase your self-esteem, especially during such an emotionally fragile time. Your board certified plastic surgeon may recommend a breast lift, augmentation or reduction in order to reach your desired look. 

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What to Do After Breast Implant Surgery

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/24/14 7:30 AM

breast_implant_surgery_healthy_When you decide to have breast implant surgery, you have to prepare for what’s required of you post-surgery. Otherwise, you may not heal properly. 

Your board certified plastic surgeon should go over all the steps of the healing process with you. However, if you need extra guidance, below are a few tips when it comes to keeping yourself healthy and safe after a breast implant procedure

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How to Eat Right, Stay Fit and Maintain Your Figure This Summer

Posted by Cleveland Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery on 7/22/14 7:30 AM

stay_fit_run_on_beachSummertime is the season of BBQs, beer, pool parties and popsicles. While these treats and events aren’t exactly conducive to a healthy lifestyle, you don’t have to let anxiety over your weight ruin your summer fun. By practicing healthy eating habits and getting your exercise in on a regular basis, you can still have leisure time and enjoy the sunshine.

Here are a few tips for staying fit and looking fabulous this summer:

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