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Liposuction is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures performed in the United States year after year, and for good reason, too. It's fast, dynamic, affordable and can deliver the results you're looking for if you want to resculpt and reshape. Modern liposuction also has skin-tightening benefits, and the recovery process is easier than ever before. Sounds great, right? While we do think liposuction is a pretty awesome procedure, there are a few things to keep in mind. Here are five things to think about if you're considering liposuction.

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Time to Talk About Tummy Tucks


The tummy tuck is a major surgery, but it is absolutely worth it to get the body you've worked hard to have. If you have come a long way through diet and exercise, the tummy tuck can make a big difference in your shape by removing stubborn fat from your midsection. But, before you decide on having the procedure, there are a few things you should know before your surgery that will help you achieve maximum results after your procedure. Dr. Peterson performs the tummy-tuck procedure, as well as other body-lift procedures such as the thigh-lift and the arm-lift, for patients in the Topeka area.

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Fabulous After Face-Lift


Have you had a face-lift? If so, we hope you love your results. You can keep enjoying your results and looking great in the future if you take some steps today to take care of your skin. Dr. Peterson offers patients some practical skin care tips to preserve both skin health and face-lift results in this blog.

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Not Just for Women Anymore


When you think about the Brazilian Butt-Lift surgery, you probably think it is for women only. But did you know that men also get the procedure? An increasing number of men are asking for the BBL because they want a better-looking butt, or they just want to increase the size of their buttocks to keep their pants up (this really is a request!). If you're a man and you want fuller-looking buttocks, Dr. Peterson can help.

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A Ripple Effect


You probably already know that plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures can change how you look, but what else can they change? According to some researchers, additional benefits of plastic surgery and cosmetic treatments include job promotions, attracting potential new partners, gaining friends, and even increasing the change of being elected to office. Find out the benefits of plastic surgery procedures and the benefits of using Dr. Jack Peterson in this blog.

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Go Beyond the Search Engine


There is no doubt that the demand for plastic surgery is growing. More than 17.5 million cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures were performed in 2017, and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons predicts that number was even higher for 2018. Although plastic surgery procedures are in demand, searching for the right plastic surgeon can be a little intimidating. Find out how to select the best plastic surgeon for you (p.s., we think it's Dr. Jack Peterson) with these tips.

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Take It All Off


If you've been living with gynecomastia and dealing with it by keeping your shirt on, covering up and avoiding relationships, you need to keep two things in mind: Living life covered up is not really living, and you are not alone. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, one in four men between the ages of 50 and 69 is living with gynecomastia, or enlarged male breasts. You also need to know that Dr. Peterson can help. By undergoing treatment for gynecomastia, you can shed sweatshirts and feelings of self-consciousness and get back to living life to the fullest. Here is some information from Dr. Peterson that will help you optimize your treatment and ensure great results.

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Finish the Journey


Losing a large amount of weight - whether through a healthy diet, regular exercise routine or weight-loss surgery - is no easy feat. Significant weight loss often comes with a lot of work, a change in habits and a test of patience. Significant weight loss can also come with the unintended consequence of loose skin.

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Make It a Masterpiece


Ever take a good look at a Roman or Greek statue at a museum? How about the portraits of famous leaders of history? Have you ever noticed the jaws of those depicted? They are often angular, strong and well-defined, right? For centuries, a sharp and defined jawline has been a sign of power, health, youth, achievement and a high level of fitness. If a strong and defined jaw is what you're after, but you are having difficulty achieving the jawline of your dreams, don't worry! Dr. Peterson can give you a little help.

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What's the Difference?


Plastic surgery can be confusing. There are many different names of procedures, and terms can be used interchangeably. And don't all dermal fillers do the same thing, anyway? It turns out that because the terminology is so loose, many people do not understand the difference between procedures. Dr. Jack Peterson works to educate patients looking for plastic surgery in Topeka.

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Considering Plastic Surgery? Don't Put Off That Procedure


Are you on the fence about having a cosmetic procedure? You're not alone. Many men and women think about having a cosmetic procedure for months or even years before scheduling. If you want to make a change, but you're not sure about what changes to make, read on.

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411 About Fat


Fat. It isn't something that most people want to talk about or even think about. It is something that most people want to banish forever, and it can frequently be a source of embarrassment for some people. But, fat is showing up more and more in plastic surgery treatments and aesthetic procedures in the form of fat transfers. So why are fat procedures gaining in popularity, and are they the best way to perform every procedure?

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A Word About Mammograms


Since mammograms become a recommended method of screening for breast cancer in the late 1980s, the death rate from breast cancer has dropped by 30 percent. As imaging technology has advanced in the last forty years, mammograms have become better and increasingly accurate, making them still one of the most effective methods of early detection. Though mammograms are proven to be very beneficial, the rate of mammograms is declining. Here are seven reasons why some women are putting it off, and one reason why you shouldn't.

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Is It Time for a Change?

Plastic surgery isn't always about making a dramatic change. Sometimes patients seek out plastic surgery procedures to fix something very minor or change something small about themselves. Of course, these small changes can make a significant impact on not only how someone looks, but also how they feel about themselves. Dr. Jack Peterson is a board-certified and experienced plastic surgeon who knows all about how less can be more.

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The Benefits of Using a Plastic Surgeon

Cosmetic surgeon. Plastic surgeon. Two things that mean the same thing, right? The two terms are often used interchangeably, and while most Americans would likely say, yes, they are the same, they actually are not the same thing at all. In fact, they are pretty different. Dr. Jack Peterson is a board-certified plastic surgeon. Find out how that sets him apart in this blog.

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Best Ways to Tighten the Skin


Struggling with sagging facial skin? Do you have jowls, wrinkles or creases? If you want to reverse the signs of facial aging, here's good news: There are many options for surgical face-lifts, non-invasive facial tightening and even facial exercises that may help revitalize your appearance and smooth your skin. But how do you know what really works? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions heard by Dr. Peterson about which treatments achieve long-lasting results.

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Best Ways to Tighten the Skin

Struggling with sagging facial skin? Do you have jowls, wrinkles or creases? If you want to reverse the signs of facial aging, here's good news: There are many options for surgical face-lifts, non-invasive facial tightening and even facial exercises that may help revitalize your appearance and smooth your skin. But how do you know what really works? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions heard by Dr. Peterson about which treatments achieve long-lasting results.

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Get Back to Pre-Pregnancy Shape

There is no doubt that pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding mean big changes for the body. Women often experience weight gain, changes in their shape, damage to their abdominal muscles and fluctuations in their breast size as a result of these phases. For other women, these changes can be long-lasting, which can be frustrating, especially after they are done having children. Dr. Jack Peterson can help with body-shaping procedures.

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Time Out for Tummy Tucks

Want to recontour your midsection beyond the limits of liposuction? Think about a tummy tuck instead! The tummy tuck is a procedure designed to give you a shapelier physique by addressing conditions that may cause the midsection to be misshapen. Dr. Peterson performs the tummy tuck procedure and other body-shaping surgeries to give you the curves and contours you want.

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Still Time to Schedule Procedures for Summer

Summer is slowly winding down, but don't worry, there's still plenty of time left for swimming, vacations and fun. There is also still time to have minimally invasive aesthetic procedures, too! The summer is the perfect time to schedule the treatment you've been considering. Dr. Peterson offers a wide range of minimally invasive procedures that are great during the summer or any time of year.

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