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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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Eliminate Excess Skin

Have you lost a significant amount of weight? If so, congratulations! Are you struggling with excess skin after weight loss? Have you considered a body-lift procedure to remove excess skin and reshape your body? If you're thinking about a body-lift procedure but are unsure if you're a good candidate, read on!

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Plastic Surgery - Not Just For Women

Think plastic surgery is just for women? Think again. More men are having plastic surgery procedures and treatments than ever before, according to new statistics. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, men are seeking out Botox, brow-lifts, male breast-reduction surgery and even liposuction procedures. A study by the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery reveals that nearly one-third of men were "extremely likely" to consider undergoing plastic and cosmetic procedures.

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Plastic Surgery - Not Just For Women

Think plastic surgery is just for women? Think again. More men are having plastic surgery procedures and treatments than ever before, according to new statistics. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, men are seeking out Botox, brow-lifts, male breast-reduction surgery and even liposuction procedures. A study by the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery reveals that nearly one-third of men were "extremely likely" to consider undergoing plastic and cosmetic procedures.

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Does Sunscreen Go Bad?

Summer is in full swing! While you're making plans for vacation and other fun things, take a moment to think about sunscreen. While you're hunting down the tube of SPF 30 you bought last year (or was it the year before?), you may be asking yourself, "How long should I keep sunscreen before I have to throw it out?"

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Does Sunscreen Go Bad?

After a seemingly endless winter, it looks like we are skipping over spring and going full speed ahead for summer. While you're making plans for vacation and other fun things, take a moment to think about sunscreen. While you're hunting down the tube of SPF 30 you bought last year (or was it the year before?), you may be asking yourself, "How long should I keep sunscreen before I have to throw it out?"

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Eliminate Unwanted Chin Fat

Do you look like your Aunt Bertha? Same eyes, same color hair, same double chin? If you love everything about your face, but dislike that fullness that age (or genetics) has given you, you are not alone. Over 80 percent of individuals with a fullness of the face or a double chin report disliking their appearance. If this is you and you've been just living with your double chin, you may want to think about Kybella.

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