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How Does IPL Work?

Intense Pulsed Light therapy, commonly referred to as IPL, is one of the more revolutionary advances to come along in the field of aesthetic enhancement. IPL harnesses the power of light energy to provide effective, noticeable skin rejuvenation and improve targeted areas of skin affected by a range of common concerns. In addition, the state-of-the-art ...
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Can Dermal Fillers Rejuvenate Hands?

Signs of age and diminished volume can affect the hands just as noticeably as the face, and there are non-surgical treatments available to effectively address these concerns. Certain dermal filler products can indeed rejuvenate the hands, giving them a more youthful and healthy appearance. Environmental factors and the natural process of aging can result in ...
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Where Are Incisions for Eyelid Surgery Placed?

The locations of your incisions during eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) can vary based on the specific cosmetic concerns the procedure aims to address. During your consultation with Dr. Mark Richards at Ageless Impressions—Plastic Surgery Institute, he will evaluate the condition of your eyelids and ask about your goals to determine a custom surgical plan for achieving ...
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Treating Cellulite Without Surgery

Approximately 90 percent of women and 10 percent of men have cellulite, a condition that causes dimpling and rippling in the skin. This common concern is harmless but can be a cause of self-consciousness for many people. Treating cellulite can be complicated because of how it is formed. The superficial support structure of fat and ...
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What Is UltraSlim®, and How Can It Help Me Reduce Fat?

What if you could lose excess weight in “trouble areas” quickly and painlessly using a non-surgical treatment? UltraSlim® is an innovative technology that is designed to do that. At our state-of-the-art practice, plastic surgeon Mark Richards, MD offers FDA-approved UltraSlim® as a noninvasive option to reduce unwanted fatty tissue from the face and body with ...
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How Far in Advance of My Wedding Should I Schedule Breast Augmentation?

Getting married is one of the most exciting moments in many people’s lives. Both parties want to look their best, and women often receive an aesthetic enhancement procedure, such as skin treatments or breast augmentation, to help them achieve their cosmetic goals. If you’re considering breast surgery before your wedding, it’s important to plan your ...
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