Yearly Archives: 2014

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Am I a Good Candidate for an Arm Lift?

An arm lift, or brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure that is used to get rid of unwanted skin on the arms. Having a lot of excess skin on the upper arms can be extremely upsetting. It can cause a person to act or dress in a way that they do not like. For example, a …

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Abdominoplasty – Connecticut Stretch Marks

Feeling self-conscious about abdominal stretch marks and drooping excess skin? An abdominoplasty can correct many issues, including stretch marks, loose skin, loose ab muscles, and fatty tissue deposits. Excess skin is trimmed during an abdominoplasty, so when it contains stretch marks, they are removed along with the skin tissue. If they are located on the …

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Two for One: Combining Breast Implants and Lifts

Study verifies safety of single-procedure breast lift surgery and breast augmentation with implants While not without risk, the “two-for-one” approach of combining breast lift surgery (mastopexy) and breast augmentation with implants can be as safe as single-procedure surgery, according to Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). “With …

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New FDA Sunscreen Regulations Take Effect Soon

The Food and Drug Administation has announced new FDA sunscreen regulations, just in time for summer. The new sunscreen label requirements will go into effect in summer 2012. Guilford, CT consumers can be prepared for these changes before they see the new labels on store shelves.According to Jill Lindstrom M.D., a dermatologist for the FDA, …

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