22 Feb | 2016
22 Feb 2016
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Breast implants do not necessarily have a shelf life, but the length of time they last varies from person to person. Some patients may never have to undergo surgery again while others have to undergo another procedure within the next ten years. Sometimes it may not be the implant itself but rather how your body responds to the implant. Many companies offer a warranty, meaning that if the implants rupture or are defective in any way they will be replaced with minimal additional cost to the patient. Possible Complications The main risks that come with breast implants are ruptured implants and scar tissue. The longer the person remains with the implants, the more likely the risk of complications. The FDA estimates that 20-40 percent of patients who have implants will need to have another operation in eight to ten years. Some other possible complications include breasts that are lopsided and…

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15 Feb | 2016
15 Feb 2016

People begin to show signs of aging in their 40s and 50s. Their faces tend to sag, wrinkles appear and their expressions often betray their actual emotions, making them seem rather unhappy. As a result many turn to cosmetic procedures such as the facelift. This procedure should be performed by a qualified plastic surgeon. Depending on what is required, procedures may be performed on the neck as well. But there are certain things you should expect after undergoing a facelift,…

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8 Feb | 2016
8 Feb 2016

Botox has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in North America. You have probably seen pictures of celebrities that make it fairly obvious that they had botox treatment. Sometimes their faces look frozen and their brows have an unnaturally low dip. This is often due to an improper amount of botox administered by the surgeon. The overall result of your botox is often the result of your surgeon’s skill as well as how often you undergo the procedure.…

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1 Feb | 2016
1 Feb 2016

Breast augmentation can bring desirable results, but scarring is one of the side effects patients often have to deal with. Although the scars usually heal well, sometimes thick scars such as hypertrophic scars and keloids can develop. Here are some ways patients can minimize scarring after breast augmentation: Consult with a Professional Surgeon Whenever you are seeking the services of a professional surgeon, ensure that they are certified. Certified surgeons have the requisite training to carry out surgery in the…

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