Jack Peterson, MD
Dr. Peterson sees patients from all areas of Northeast Kansas, including Topeka, Junction City, Emporia, Manhattan, Lawrence and Kansas City.
Many people think that bigger is better? In some cases, it sure is, but more isn't always better when it comes to having bigger breasts. Why? Well, large and pendulous breasts can result in red marks on your shoulders; chronic pain in the neck, back and shoulders; yeast and skin infections under the breast; and overall frustration over clothes. Doesn't sound like much fun, does it? If this is your experience, you don't have to live in discomfort; you have options.
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If you're going to take the time and spend the money to improve your appearance with a plastic surgery procedure such as liposuction, you're probably going to want the best results, right? But how can you help ensure that you see significant results after your procedure? You can start to prepare yourself now, even before your surgery! We've compiled a few tips that can help contribute to you reaching your goals with your procedure.
Do you want an easy, effective and dynamic aesthetic solution to reduce the signs of aging? Does such a thing exist? It sure does! You can lift, tighten and smooth your face with dermal fillers. Dermal fillers can also even reduce the appearance of future wrinkles. But how do you know if they're right for you? If you're worried about looking frozen or fake, don't worry. You're in good hands with Dr. Jack Peterson! Don't Go to Just Anyone
Exfoliation. It’s a term we’ve all heard before when reading blogs or watching videos about our skin care routines. It’s recommended before you shave and as an integral part of caring for your skin on a regular basis. But what is it and are there different types?
Choosing a plastic surgeon is one of the most difficult and stressful parts of getting cosmetic surgery. The choice you make for your surgeon will influence your life for years to come, and whether or not that influence is a positive or negative one depends on the surgeon you choose. The right plastic surgeon could change your life for the better, while an inexperienced one could leave you with poor results, leading to additional costs, time, and heartache. Luckily plastic surgery has become more and more popular in recent years, and surgeons have increased in quantity and skill because of this.
Wanting to turn back the time on our skin is nothing new to human nature, but with the invention of Botox came the ability to do just that without surgery of any kind. Botox has only been used for cosmetic treatments in the U.S. for 17 years. It was approved for this purpose by the FDA in 2002, but it has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures ever, with billions being spent on the treatment every year. The treatment works by injecting botulinum toxins, which eliminates wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing muscles in the face. It sounds scary, but if done correctly there are often little to no side effects. Here are some things you need to know if you are considering Botox for yourself.
Fat is an unfortunate reality that we all have to deal with. Even if you exercise constantly and watch what you eat, there is still going to be that little bit of fat that just doesn’t seem to go away. Fat is complicated and stubborn, but luckily, options for non-surgical fat-reduction techniques are on the rise.
A lot of things change as we become older. That youthful glow that once eminated from our very pores begins to dim, leaving us feeling like life is leaving us behind. While many expect their face to take on a few wrinkles, or the gradual crawl of spider veins up our calves, our hands are a large part of our appearance and many are surprise to see the signs of aging appear there, as well.
We all care about the environment, and with people becoming conscious of their impact on the environment and how our daily lives affect it, it's critical that we take the necessary steps to protect our local ecosystems by promoting healthy practices to ensure its survival. Unfortunately, not everyone is quite on the "environmentally friendly" bandwagon just yet. That is why one popular tourist destination is taking action in order to ensure that the environment remains healthy for future generations.
Every year people around the world try to start each January with resolutions to be better versions of themselves than they were the year before. Did you know that studies show that less than 25 percent of New Year's resolution-makers actually stick to them after the first 30 days? So what if this year, instead of setting a resolution, you try setting goals?
You notice right away when someone has gorgeously full, long lashes framing their eyes. No matter the color or shape of their eyes, those lashes are immediately captivating. But many of us are not born with those eye-catching lashes, so we try different mascaras, eyelash curlers, extensions and even false lashes to try to achieve the look. What if you could grow your own lashes longer and fuller? That’s where Latisse comes in.
In a youth-driven culture like ours, careers, social lives, the dating scene - all of it - seem to rely heavily on appearance and making sure that said appearance is one of vibrant youth and beauty. Catching our reflection unexpectedly in a mirror after our 30s have come and gone often means looking at our reflection and wondering why what we see doesn’t match how we feel. Feeling young inside, unfortunately, does not stop the hands of time when it comes to aging, especially on our faces. Thanks to modern medicine we can take action, and through procedures like face-lifts we can begin to match more closely the age we feel to the age we look.
Have you heard the great news? There’s a new FDA-approved treatment to help eliminate frown lines! Jeuveau is similar in many ways to Botox - in fact, the manufacturer of Jeuveau has been using the hashtag #newtox to promote the product - but because it is a purely cosmetic treatment with no potential medical uses, unlike Botox, it’s expected to be priced slightly lower than its competitor.
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!
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.
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!