Yearly Archives: 2017

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New Study Reveals Benefits of Waist-to-Height Ratio

Body mass index (BMI) is “out” and waist-to-height ratio is “in”, at least according to new research presented at an obesity conference in France. BMI – The Current Standard There are many health risks associated with being overweight and BMI has traditionally been used as a health screening tool. Using a simple conversion formula, BMI …

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HOW TO MAINTAIN A SHINE-FREE COMPLEXION

A common problem when it comes to skin care is that oily shine that lingers on the surface of the skin. Oftentimes we don’t even realize this until someone snaps a picture and we see ourselves tagged online with a face that shines bright like a diamond. Follow these five easy tips to keep your …

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5 SKIN CARE INGREDIENTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

…and what they are actually used for! Many of us have an entire slew of skin care products in our medicine cabinet to keep our skin looking beautiful and refreshed, but do you know what all the ingredients in them are used for? Proper skin care plays a huge part in effectively maintaining younger looking …

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Chemexfoliation – Connecticut Chemical Peel

Interested in a chemical peel? Also known as chemexfoliation, chemical peels shrink large pores, clear up irregular pigmentation issues such as liver spots, and make your wrinkles a thing of the past. If you want to avoid invasive surgeries like facelifts, this is the procedure for you! Chemexfoliation can be used on multiple areas of …

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New Survey Shows Social Media Influence on Facial Plastic Surgery

Who do you turn to when you have a question about your health? What sources would you seek out for information on facial plastic surgery before undergoing a procedure? Ten years ago, most people would have rattled off a long list of tangible sources – friends, family, physicians and nurses. Today, that’s simply not the …

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Plastic Surgeons Need More Defined Preliminary Psychological Assessments for Patients

A surprising 13.5 million cosmetic surgery procedures were performed in the U.S. just last year. Despite the cosmetic surgery industry’s rise to mainstream acceptability, the sector remains largely unregulated when it comes to preliminary psychological assessments for potential patients. Psychological health is an important factor that should be taken into consideration during the consultation process. …

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National BRA Day Launched to Increase Breast Reconstruction Awareness

In an effort to increase awareness for the breast reconstruction options of mastectomy patients, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF) organized the National Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day. National BRA Day will be launched on October 17, 2012. The effort includes the U.S. and 20 other countries attempting …

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Tighten Your Tummy Post-Pregnancy with a Tummy Tuck

Also called an abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries today. This procedure can be an excellent option for mothers that have recently given birth but cannot seem to shed their baby weight. Excess Soft Tissue After Giving Birth No matter how hard they try, many women find it nearly …

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