Risk and Benefits of Surgery for a Double Chin

The appearance of a double chin, medically referred to as submental fullness, is a common concern for many individuals. While some may find success in reducing or eliminating it through non-surgical means, such as diet and exercise, others may require surgical intervention to achieve their desired results. There are various surgical and non-surgical options available […]

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The Best Ways to Get Rid of Love Handles

Love handles, the extra flab around the waistline, can be a source of frustration for many individuals. Despite their endearing name, these pockets of fat can affect one’s self-confidence and body image. If you find yourself struggling with love handles, you’re not alone. Many people struggle with extra weight around the midsection but there are […]

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Breast Lift vs. Breast Augmentation: What’s the Difference?

Breast surgery is a popular choice for individuals looking to enhance the appearance of their breasts. Two common types of breast surgery are breast augmentation and breast lift procedures. Each serves different purposes, and it is essential to understand the details of these procedures in order to make an informed decision about which is optimal […]

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How to Permanently Remove Bags Under Your Eyes

The delicate skin around the eyes is prone to various issues, and one common concern is the presence of bags under the eyes. Eye bags can manifest as puffiness, swelling, or dark circles, and they can make you look tired, older, and less vibrant. While under-eye bags can be a temporary annoyance, there are ways […]

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Jowls: What Are They and How Can You Get Rid of Them?

Jowls: What Are They and How Can You Get Rid of Them? As we age, our skin loses its elasticity and begins to sag, often resulting in the appearance of jowls. Jowls are characterized by loose skin and fat deposits that droop below the jaw and create a poorly defined jawline or even a double […]

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How Cosmetic Surgery Can Improve Athletic Performance

Cosmetic surgery might seem like only something celebrities or those with enough funds elect to have done. But these procedures are increasingly common among professional and amateur athletes, too. That’s because like any other patient, an athlete can benefit from some of the most popular cosmetic procedures athletes such as breast augmentation, liposuction, rhinoplasty, and […]

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How Wellness Challenges Can Benefit Weight-loss Efforts in the Long Term

The International Food Information Council found that 34% of adults in the United States are actively trying to lose weight. Some people might want to lose weight for health-related reasons or to look and feel better. Other times, losing weight becomes about combating obesity-related conditions, many of which can lead to preventable, premature death. Because […]

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When Can Cosmetic Surgery Benefit Overall Health?

In the United States alone, more than 15 million cosmetic surgery procedures are performed every year. This includes anyone seeking surgery to enhance their physical appearance to those who simply want to enhance their quality of life.  Although many assume that a large percentage of these surgeries are focused on the former, plenty of surgeries […]

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Daily Habits for Preserving and Improving Skin Elasticity

According to a recent survey, conducted by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, nearly 70% of respondents considered getting cosmetic treatments to feel more confident and attractive. Everyone wants to look their best, which usually means having youthful, healthy-looking skin.  That’s where skin elasticity comes in, as it plays a significant role in achieving that […]

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Unexpected Causes of Chronically Dry and Irritated Skin

Chronically dry or irritated skin can be uncomfortable to live with, but it can also be something that impacts your confidence. The American Academy of Dermatology says dry skin impacts almost everyone. Typically, dry skin is a result of a loss of the skin’s natural oils. It can appear red, flaky, itchy, or rough. Most […]

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