Cosmetic Surgeon vs Plastic Surgeon: What’s the difference and why does it matter?

Cosmetic Surgeon vs Plastic Surgeon: What’s the difference and why does it matter?

Published on June 20, 2016

Cosmetic surgery is still surgery and should be treated like any other medical procedure. You may think the terms cosmetic surgeon and plastic surgeon are interchangeable, but there are actually significant differences between the two certifications. This article seeks to educate readers on the differences between a cosmetic surgeon and an aesthetic plastic surgeon. Learn […]

Spring Skin Care Tips

Published on April 17, 2016

It’s important to change up your beauty and skin care routines to embrace the changing seasons. What works in the winter probably won’t work in the spring. Plus, you’ll want to undo any cold weather damage while simultaneously working to achieve that glowing, radiant springtime complexion. Here are some top spring skin care tips and […]

Benefits of Microneedling in Skin Care & Anti-Aging

Published on April 6, 2016

Microneedling is a skin-improvement procedure based on the science of skin regeneration. Microneedling devices, such as the SkinPen, apply mechanical force with very tiny needles that create precise micro-injuries on your dermal layer, essentially creating “breaks” in your skin. This triggers the healing process, inducing the skin’s self-repairing mechanism that creates collagen and elastin, both […]

Chemical Peels 101

Published on April 1, 2016

Chemical peels are among the most popular cosmetic enhancement treatments for many conditions, including acne, crow’s feet, sagging skin, wrinkles, sun-damaged skin and facial scars. This treatment can be performed by aestheticians, dermatologists or plastic surgeons, depending on the strength and depth of the peel. We recommend five types of chemical peels, which can be […]

Announcing University of Nevada Las Vegas Medical School

Published on March 31, 2016

As the largest urban area in the United States without an allopathic public medical school, is currently under-serving its diverse population. In order to more fully address the health care needs of southern , the University of (UNLV) is opening the doors of its new School of Medicine to train healthcare professionals and to provide […]

Popular Cosmetic Procedures for Women in Their 30s

Published on March 26, 2016

During the third decade of our lives, the body’s metabolism begins to slow down. As a result, putting in the same number of hours at the gym and continuing with the same healthy meal plan might not produce the same results. Additionally, the effects of aging become much more apparent. Fortunately, cosmetic surgery can keep […]

Silicone Breast Implants: A Safe Choice for Your Body

Published on March 14, 2016

The decision to pursue breast implants can have a dramatic impact on your life. If you are considering breast implants, it is important to understand the facts before making your decision. There are two main types of breast implants available, silicone and saline. While both products work in a similar fashion, they do have some […]

What is the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and Why Should it Matter to Me?

Published on March 10, 2016

There are many variables you should consider when determining whether aesthetic plastic surgery is right for you. In addition to the visible and mental changes, you must also consider who your plastic surgeon is. This includes whether they have an affiliation with the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). What is the American Society […]

Chemical Peel vs Microdermabrasion: Which is Right for Me?

Published on March 5, 2016

Many people use the terms chemical peels and microdermabrasion almost interchangeably; however, they are actually two distinct procedures that treat different skin conditions. It’s important to understand the purpose of each treatment and what underlying problems they target before deciding which skin care treatment is right for you. Chemical Peel vs Microdermabrasion: Which one should […]

The Benefits of Combination Plastic Surgery Procedures

Published on March 1, 2016

One downtime, one recovery period, one anesthetic and one trip to the operating room are some of the reasons people are choosing to have multiple plastic surgery procedures done at the same time. Combining procedures is commonplace today. It’s generally safer for the patient, takes less time to perform surgery with a shorter recovery period, […]

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The Key Difference Between a Plastic Surgeon VS. a Cosmetic Surgeon

There are many questions and misconceptions about the two 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 “plastikos,” which means to […]

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