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Male Breasts: It’s a Real Problem with a Real Solution

Those of us in the medical community are quite familiar with the term gynecomastia. That doesn’t mean those who live with this condition are, though. Not that they should be, but they should know that the problem they know as “man boobs” has a name. More importantly, this problem, gynecomastia, has a solution. Why Male […]



Why Would Someone Get a Chin Implant?

It seems like we just know a beautiful face when we see it.  The parts just fit.  The eyes, nose, lips, cheeks, and skin all seem in harmony.  The chin is often more of an afterthought.  But when it doesn’t fit, the whole face is out of proportion.  Sometimes the chin is projecting and pronounced.  […]



Different Types of Breast Lifts

A lot of women I see in the office loved how their breasts looked when they were breastfeeding.  The fullness, firmness, and shape…loved it!  But they deflated after stopping breastfeeding.  Loose skin and sagging breasts developed.  Not so bueno.   This happens to women who lose a lot of weight too.  Breast lift surgery can help […]


Breast Implant Recall

It’s been all over the news.  You’ve probably heard about it, read about it, or seen it on TV.    Allergan, one of the companies that makes breast implants sold in the U.S., has issued a recall of some of it’s breast implants.  But what does this recall mean, and why did the FDA request […]


What to Know About a Brazillian Butt Lift

Large, round buttocks have become quite the rage.  While we may not really know they’ve had it done, the back ends of celebrities like Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian, and Nicki Minaj have certainly increased in size over a few years, and people have noticed.   People refer to this type of buttock enlargement as a Brazilian […]


How Much SPF Is Enough

If you have memories of your mom smothering so much sunscreen on your body that you looked like the abominable snowman, you may be wondering if she was going overboard. Which leads us to our next question (that isn’t related to your mother): how much SPF is enough? Know the Sun’s Rays The sun has […]


Texas woman in white bathing suit lying on her back with the Gulf of Mexico in the background

Sunscreens, SPF, Broad Spectrum, and the FDA

  Did you know that the FDA regulates sunscreens like they do medications?  It’s true!  The FDA takes the position that sunscreens claim to do something that has a health benefit:  they help prevent sunburn and decrease the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging.  In this sense they are like a drug, so […]


Mini Vs Full Tummy Tuck

Summer is almost here!  Soon it will be time for weekends at the lake, trips to the beach, and water parks with the kids.  Lots of fun.  But, also lots of skin exposure in your bathing suit.  Are you ready?  Most women look great and are able to wear what they want with confidence.  Sometimes, […]




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