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Living with Less


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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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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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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Aging, Gravity Can Affect Plastic Surgery Results

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Aging and gravity affect us all - and all parts of our bodies. Skin sags, parts of the body begin to droop or fall a bit, and the skin does not look as young as it used to. While plastic surgery can help restore shape to the body, improve aesthetics and return parts to their natural position, these areas can still be affected by factors like age, weight and gravity. It's true. Dr. Peterson performs many different plastic surgery treatments and reminds patients of some important things to consider to maintain results after surgery. 

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Stats Show Surprising Increase in Body Surgery

The demand for breast-reduction surgeries has increased, according to new statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

The organization recently published its annual report, Plastic Surgery Statistics, and showed that there were 43,635 reduction mammaplasty procedures performed in 2017, an 11 percent increase over the previous year.

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Breast-Reduction Surgery Can Reduce Pain, Numbness

Do you have pain in your neck, back or bra strap area caused by large breasts? If you're experiencing pain, rashes or skin irritation caused by large breasts, it may be time to consider having a breast reduction. Dr. Peterson has extensive experience performing the breast-reduction procedure and other breast surgeries. Read on to see if you may be a good candidate.

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Round or Teardrop: What Is the Best Breast Implant Shape?

Is 2018 the year that you get breast implants? If you're researching breast augmentation options, you've likely considered questions like "Should I get silicone or saline?", "Will my implant scars be visible?" and "What is the best implant size for my body?"

Dr. Peterson frequently hears these questions and many others when consulting with women who want breast implant surgery. Another question that patients often ask is "What shape of breast implant is right for me?"

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