cellulite on the legs

Cellulite Removal Options: What Works, What Doesn’t

Cellulite is one of the most common aesthetic concerns among women of all ages, and while many products and procedures advertise their remarkable results in combating the condition, few live up to their promises. We asked five board-certified skin care specialists which cellulite removal treatments they believe to be the most effective – and which … Read more

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Acne Scar Treatments: Tried-And-Tested Cosmetic Procedures

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, a full 85% of Americans between the ages of 12 and 24 experience at least some form of acne. Later in life, the scars often remain as reminders of the emotional distress caused by the condition. These are some of the most effective and advanced treatments currently performed in dermatology … Read more

When a Picture Is Really Worth 1,000 Words: How to Take Better Before-And-After Pictures

You can tell prospective clients all about your years of plastic surgery experience, your high standards, your superior medical training, your state-of-the-art equipment, and your 100% satisfaction rating, but none of those statements will be nearly as effective as showing them excellent before-and-after photos of your patients. Clients visit plastic surgeons’ websites to see evidence … Read more

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When Insurance Will Cover Plastic Surgery Procedures

Are you considering a plastic surgery procedure and hoping that your insurance company will cover it? If so, there’s good news and bad news. “It’s impossible to get a purely cosmetic procedure covered by insurance,” says Dr. Joseph Michaels, plastic surgeon with Michaels Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery in Bethesda, MD. That’s the bad news. The … Read more

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Tattoo Removal Options and Cost: What You Need to Know

With more people getting tattoos every year, it’s not surprising that the demand for tattoo removal treatments has increased exponentially. According to recent data compiled by the Pew Research Center, some 45 million Americans now sport at least one tattoo on their bodies. No longer the sole domain of bikers, sailors, and unsavory characters, people … Read more

5 Popular Cosmetic Procedures for a Bikini-Ready Body

As the temperatures rise and layers of clothing are shed, many men and women are taking a hard look at themselves in the mirror and deciding that they’re due for a little tune-up. Summer is also the best time of the year to get work done if you don’t want to be conspicuously absent from … Read more