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Stay in the States: Part 2


Before booking a trip for plastic surgery abroad, there are a few things to consider. In part one of this two-part series, we mentioned hidden costs and safety. In this half, we cover recovery, quality of care and recourse if something goes wrong.

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Stay in the States: Part 1


It may seem silly to think about in the modern age of social media and sharing selfies, but just a few years ago, plastic surgery was a pretty taboo topic. People who had procedures often had them while on "vacation." But now, even though more people have accepted plastic surgery, some still choose to have plastic procedures while on vacation - not because they don't want people to know they've had work done, but because they want to save money. 

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Living with Gynecomastia?


Dealing with unwanted male breast tissue can make you feel embarrassed, self-conscious and alone. But you're not alone. In fact, up to 70 percent of men experience the development of unwanted breast tissue in their lifetime. While the cause, degree of the condition and when it develops varies between individuals, one thing all men are likely to agree on is that unwanted male breast tissue has got to go. Dr. Peterson can help men achieve the masculine chest they want and get rid of their unwanted breast tissue.

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Not Just Protection for the Skin


If there's one thing we are passionate beside plastic surgery and providing our patients the highest-quality care, it's reminding people about the importance of wearing sunscreen. Our reminder comes at the right time, too. It's summer, and Consumer Reports recently published its annual ratings for sunscreen products. According to the magazine, the top sunscreens are chemical-based versus products that are mineral-based. But before you buy a chemical-based sunscreen product, read this.

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Back That Thing Up and Read This


There are no ifs, ands or buts about it: Buttock-augmentation procedures are on the rise. More people than ever are trying to get a bigger butt, and like Sir Mix-A-Lot, we cannot lie about that. (Everyone remembers that song, right?!) But, are buttock augmentations all they're cracked up to be? (Sorry, we had to!)

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Eye-Opening Insight About the Eyelid-Lift


The blepharoplasty eyelid-lift procedure is not the sexiest of plastic surgery services, but in many cases, it is critical for a patient's ability to see clearly. When eyelids start sagging, they can impede the vision, making tasks such as reading difficult and things like driving very dangerous. The eyelid-lift is also performed for aesthetic reasons, too, to open up the eyes and give the face a more youthful appearance. Dr. Peterson performs the eyelid-lift for both functional and aesthetic reasons and wants you to know these five things about the procedure.

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Great for Everyone


As having cosmetic work done becomes less taboo and less of a stereotype thought of as only for women, men are seeking out cosmetic procedures at higher rates. One of the most popular procedures among men is dermal fillers. Dr. Jack Peterson performs dermal filler injections, as well as other cosmetic procedures and plastic surgeries, for both men and women in Topeka and the surrounding area.

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Summer Bodies Are Made in Spring


Summer brings a lot of things: higher temperatures, sunshine and summer vacations. But for some, summer brings feelings of dread, too. Dread over the fact that it is bathing suit, shorts and tanktop season. If that makes you cringe, you're not alone. Many people feel the same way. But you don't want to stay inside all summer, and honestly, you're going to look silly wearing a sweatshirt at the pool. Instead of shying away from summer, embrace it confidently with a little help from Dr. Jack Peterson.

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Best Candidate Forward


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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