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Aging, Gravity Can Affect Plastic Surgery Results


Breast implant procedures are the most popular plastic surgery procedure in the United States, with over 279,000 procedures performed in 2015. While implants dominate, another surgical breast procedure is slowly making its presence known. The number of patients opting to undergo mastopexy, also known as the breast lift, increased almost 90 percent from 2000 to 2015, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. As a matter of fact, the breast lift procedure is now the third most popular plastic surgery procedure in the United States.

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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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BRA Day October 21, 2015

BRA Day October 21, 2015

Is your smartphone making your neck sag? A group of conditions commonly known as "tech neck," caused by hunching over a computer keyboard or cell phone, can certainly cause pain and posture problems, but did you know your cell phone habit may also cause premature aging of the neck, loose skin and sagging jowls? Dr. Peterson offers several procedures to reduce premature neck aging.

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Beyond Brachioplasty: Dermal Fillers Offer New Way to Stop Sagging Upper Arms

Typically used to treat the face, dermal fillers are also proving to be useful and popular for treating sagging upper arms, according to the New York Post.  

What Causes Sagging Upper Arms? 

Loose or sagging upper arm skin, also known as "bat wings," occurs as a byproduct of the aging process. Skin quality and muscle tone diminish over time, leaving the area slack and sagging.

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