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So, you're ready to make a move. That's great! We know it has likely taken awhile to come to your decision, and you've probably put a lot of time, effort and research into the process. So, we congratulate you on getting this far.

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Critical Collagen


Collagen is the most important - and the most abundant - protein in the human body. Why is it so critical? For one, it holds our organs and tissues in place. It also helps to give the skin its shape and structure. Collagen also plays a role in keeping the skin elastic and firm and in bringing it back to its original shape after being stretched out - even when we move our facial muscles!

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A Package Deal


You've heard of the mommy makeover, but what about the daddy do-over? Just like the package of procedures moms are choosing after they are done having children and breastfeeding, many men are also now bundling surgeries and other cosmetic and aesthetic services to get rid of the "dad bod." Why? For the same reason many women opt for plastic surgery procedure bundles: convenience in getting the body they want.

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Even Out


When you look in the mirror, is your skin tone even? Or do you see some dark spots on your face or areas that are a little darker than others? If you see uneven areas or pigment, you're probably wondering how, when and why that happened. You're also likely wondering if Dr. Peterson can help. The good news is he can!

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Always in Style


It may seem as if there are hundreds of facial products and nonsurgical treatments making promises to reduce the signs of aging, claiming to be a "face-lift" in a bottle or capable of making wrinkles disappear without surgery. With all these nonsurgical options and products on the market that can help erase the signs of facial aging, is the surgical face-lift procedure still something people choose?

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Try Them on for Size


If you purchase something without trying it on and need an adjustment here or there, you can probably find someone to make your item fit you better. But, isn't it easier to try something on first to see if it is the right size? 

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How Soon Is Too Soon


Cardi B recently revealed while performing at the Beale Street Music Festival how she got the body of her dreams so quickly after having her baby: a rigorous dance and concert routine and a little help from liposuction. So, while Cardi chose to get back on stage and start performing quickly after having her liposuction procedure, does that mean you should get back to your normal activity levels? Dr. Jack Peterson performs liposuction in Topeka and offers a few suggestions on post-lipo recovery.

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Don't Deal With It


Gynecomastia isn't something many men want to talk about, but it is something that should be talked about more often. While we understand that you don't want to talk about gynecomastia because of the self-consciousness and embarrassment associated with the condition, talking about it is good for a few reasons. First, it brings understanding about the condition, and second, it can help you realize you're not alone. More than 75 percent of men experience gynecomastia in their lifetime. Dr. Jack Peterson helps many men living with gynecomastia and each year sees more and more men wanting to improve the look of their chests surgically.

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Swipe Right


At any age, dipping a toe in the dating world is enough to make many people cringe hard and accept singledom forever. But getting back into the pool can be even harder for those over the age of 55. Single seniors are trying to make dating a little easier by making themselves more attractive, according to new stats from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The ASPS reports that more Americans age 55 and older are readily looking for cosmetic procedures to update their appearance. Dr. Jack Peterson sees patients of all ages looking to put their best face forward.

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Slave to the Shave


Sick of shaving? We get it. Shaving can be a drag - especially in the summer when you're in a swimsuit or shorts on the regular. But, if you're not comfortable with letting your body hair grow out, are you stuck being a slave to your razor? The answer is a resounding no; you have other options. One of your options is laser hair removal from Dr. Jack Peterson.

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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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