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Get the 411 on the Expiration Dates of Cosmetic Surgery Results

  Are breast implants a permanent solution? No— breast implants are not lifetime devices. Really, no artificial device placed into the human body is guaranteed for life. The longer you have breast implants, the more likely it is that you will eventually need to have them removed or replaced. Depending on the type of implant,…

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Plastic surgeon vs. cosmetic surgeon: What’s the difference?

  There are many questions and misconceptions about plastic surgeons and cosmetic surgeons, and many patients mistakenly believe that plastic surgeons and cosmetic surgeons are equal when they are not. Aesthetic vs. reconstructive To explain the difference I’ll start by defining plastic surgery. The term “plastic” in plastic surgery is derived from the Greek word…

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