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Get the Most From Dermal Fillers


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

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Tips for Choosing the Best Plastic Surgeon


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. 

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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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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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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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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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Selfies: Truth or Funhouse Mirror?

Snapping selfies may be negatively affecting self-esteem, because while smartphone cameras are relatively advanced, the images they produce distort how you look, according to researchers at Rutgers University.

The researchers are concerned that this distortion may be causing people to see flaws that are not there.

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Sagging Eyelids May Mean It Is Time for Eyelid Surgery

Take a good look at your face. What do you see? Are your eyelids drooping? If your eyelids are drooping and sagging and impeding your vision or making you look older or tired, it might be time to look (see what we did there?) at the blepharoplasty eyelid-lift procedure. If you're on the fence about having eyelid surgery, consider these three eye-opening insights.

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Beyond Cosmetics: Plastic Surgery for Burn Scars

When most people think about plastic surgery, they think about procedures such as lip injections, Botox, breast implants and other aesthetic or anti-aging procedures. They likely do not think about plastic surgery being used to restore form and function to the damaged skin and tissue of individuals who have suffered serious burns.

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Will Photo Filters Mean the End of the Face-Lift?

Women in the U.K. are skipping plastic surgery and opting for social media filters instead, according to research from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

In its annual statistics, the organization reported that there were 28,315 cosmetic surgical procedures in 2017, an almost 8 percent decrease compared to 2016. Face-lift procedures for women alone dropped 44 percent.

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Don't Do It: DIY Plastic Surgery

In this day and age, you can buy virtually everything you want on the Internet: clothes, personal care products, cars, pets and even your groceries. But what about buying tools for do-it-yourself cosmetic procedures? Yes, you can buy those, too.

According to The Plastic Surgery Channel, an online media outlet that shares doctor-delivered news, information and opinions about plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures for consumers, some people are skipping plastic surgery completely and opting instead to pursue the look they want using wearable devices like smile-trainers, lip re-shapers, jaw-enlargers and nasal-slimmers at home.

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Plastic Surgery Predictions for 2018

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) predicts that labiaplasty, a new type of Botox, a new nonsurgical breast-lift procedure and new ways to use dermal fillers will be the hottest procedures in plastic surgery for 2018.

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Best Face Forward: Find Out the Best Facial Procedures

Are you considering lip injections but have questions or concerns that are holding you back from going for it? Are you wondering what products are the best for plumping your pout? Want to know if your lip injections will last long term? Or are you worried that lip injections won't feel natural? If you're thinking about lip injections and are afraid to take the plunge, you can rest assured you are in great and experienced hands with Dr. Peterson.

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Know the Difference Between Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

After experiencing pregnancy, gestational diabetes and the loss of her baby at nine months pregnant, Linn Rowell of North Philadelphia decided to change her look and hoped to change her life with a Brazilian butt-lift.

Rowell's story was recently featured on NBC 10 Philadelphia.

Rowell researched cosmetic surgeons and finally found Dr. Ayman Shanine, a New York gynecologist with a cosmetic surgeon license and an office near Rowell, to do the procedure.

Rowell was excited about her procedure until she saw a patient of Shanine’s on the E! television show "Botched," seeking a fix for a procedure performed by Shanine.

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Fact or Fiction: Plastic Surgery Myths

There are many myths when it comes to plastic surgery, and most of them stem from misinformation posted on the Internet. Before heading to Dr. Google to get information about the procedure you want, you should research the procedure and providers like Dr. Peterson through legitimate medical sources.

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