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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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How Can a Mommy Makeover Change the Way I Look?

Becoming a mom is a life-changing decision, but your daily routine isn’t the only thing that will undergo an overhaul. Many women experience noticeable and long-lasting changes in the shape of their bodies as well. While pregnancy and childbirth should be celebrated, many women are unsatisfied with the way their breasts and body look after ...
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How Long Is Recovery From Rhinoplasty?

Part of ensuring a successful cosmetic surgery outcome is understanding what needs to happen after the operation is complete. Taking time for recovery is just as important to optimizing your results. When it comes to rhinoplasty, commonly known as nose reshaping surgery, the healing process involves a number of stages. Dr. Mark Richards will discuss ...
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