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Breast Reduction Benefits

When many people hear “cosmetic surgery,” they often think of procedures that enhance or add to a person’s appearance. However, one of the most popular and gratifying procedures is breast reduction surgery. There are many reasons why breast reduction surgery is performed, and numerous ways that it can improve the […]

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The Science Behind a Beautiful Face

Years of research in evolutionary psychology has shown us that certain physical features are universally considered more attractive. Of course, only a few people are born with great genes or perfect facial symmetry. But thanks to advancements in cosmetic surgery, becoming more attractive and building on your natural beauty is […]

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Breast Lift or Breast Augmentation: Which is the Right Fit?

Breast surgeries are one of the most popular forms of cosmetic surgery in the US. But even though the procedures are common, everyone has their own personal reasons for choosing their procedures. The top two breast surgeries are breast augmentation and breast lifts. The purposes of these two procedures vary […]

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Common Misconceptions about Facelifts

Myth: “They look fake or unnatural” This is a commonly held opinion, which is probably due in part to all the media coverage of celebrities who keep appearing with puffy lips or overstretched facial skin. Dr. Belek’s extensive surgical training and experience allows him to perform facial surgery with realistic, […]

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Turn Back the Clock with Eyelid Surgery

As we age, so does our skin. Besides gravity, the main culprits behind the wrinkles that seem to appear overnight are collagen and elastin. When collagen levels decrease and you lose elastic tissue, your skin will begin to appear more loose and slack. The most affected areas are your jaw […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Liposuction

It’s Safe A Northwestern University study published earlier this month in the Journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has confirmed the safety of liposuction, particularly the removal of larger volumes of fat. Less than two percent of patients experienced a post-surgery complication, the most common of which was […]

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You’ll have more makeup options

You’ll have more makeup options Many choose lip augmentation because they are frustrated with plumping glosses that promise results, but almost never deliver. Lip-plumping treatments don’t provide long-lasting results, and often contain irritants like cinnamon, chili pepper, or menthol which can cause inflammation or the appearance of a rash. Forget […]

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Benefits of Body Contouring

Body contouring surgery, which is sometimes called liposculpture, is a type of cosmetic surgery that removes excess sagging skin and fat in order to improve or “sculpt” the shape of the body. Many people opt for body contouring after losing weight through either dieting or bariatric surgery. Recent research reveals […]

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Skin Care Tips for Men

Although skincare products are marketed more aggressively towards women, don’t make the mistake of assuming you don’t need to take care of your skin as well. Below is an easy skin routine that can be adjusted to work for just about any guy: Morning Exfoliate: While this isn’t a step […]

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What Happens After Rhinoplasty?

One of the most commonly asked questions from rhinoplasty patients is in regards to the recovery process. It’s an understandable point of concern, especially if you’ve never experienced cosmetic surgery before. For some, the only points of reference are in pop culture, with the appearance of post-“nose job” patients with […]

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