Dr. Peterson’s Blog

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You may think that because elective procedures in many cases were put on pause during the pandemic that the demand for plastic surgery procedures went down. What happened is entirely the opposite.  According to a recent report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the demand for plastic surgery and…

Undeniably, losing weight has great benefits: Your overall health is improved, your clothes fit better and your confidence increases. But, when you lose weight, you may gain something else: loose skin. And loose skin can mean increased feelings of self-consciousness and more worries about how your clothes are going to…

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…

Mineral vs Chemical Sunscreen What’s the difference?  Chemical sunscreens absorb into the skin and work by absorbing UV rays. Minerals sit on top of your skin and protect by reflecting UV rays. Minerals are much safer for sensitive skin and much less likely to cause irritation. Minerals Zinc oxide and Titanium Dioxide…

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…

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…

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? What is Exfoliating?…

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.…

Although being home all the time can feel boring and you may be itching to get back to your routine, there actually are a lot of positives to being stuck at home. One thing to consider is trying out a new skin care routine. Adding new things in your skincare…

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…