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Pretrichial Temporal Browlift

Pretrichial temporal brow lift addresses the sagging of the lateral or temporal brow. Sagging in this area of the brow is known as hooding and it can impact the line of vision as well as cause a person to look fatigued. Pretrichial temporal brow lift is also known as subcutaneous brow lift and it involves making an incision in front of the hairline,...

John Martin, MD

Article Updated on June 12, 2018

Full vs. Mini Tummy Tuck

Full and mini tummy tucks are also known as abdominoplasty, full abdominoplasty and mini abdominoplasty. These cosmetic procedures are used to remove excess fat and skin in the abdominal region to provide a slimmer and better contour. The extent of the procedure and amount of excess tissue being removed determines whether the procedure is classified...
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Malcolm Lesavoy, MD

Article Updated on June 08, 2018

Dental Implants

A dental implant is a type of dental restoration used to replace a missing tooth. It is basically a small screw, made of titanium, which is surgically inserted into the jawbone to act like the root of a missing tooth. The top part of the implant, which protrudes from the bone, is where an artificial tooth crown will be attached. Working together, the...
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Robin Rutherford, DDS

Article Updated on June 06, 2018

Dental Bonding

Dental bonding uses a composite filling material to restore teeth that have been damaged by decay or to repair teeth that have been cracked and/or chipped. The composite is a tooth-colored resin material, or durable plastic, which is applied to the damaged tooth to create a natural-looking, restored tooth. Dental bonding is also known as direct composite...
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Andrew Reingold, DMD

Article Updated on June 04, 2018

Hairline Lowering

Hairline lowering refers to a couple of procedures that help patients with a high or receding hairline: Surgical hairline lowering is a procedure in which an incision is made at the anterior hairline, over the forehead, to reduce the height of the forehead and lower the hairline. Hairline lowering works very well for female patients. It also works...
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Jason Champagne, MD

Article Updated on June 01, 2018

Acne Blue Light Therapy

Acne blue light therapy is a type of colored light therapy used to reduce inflammation and kill bacteria that causes acne on the skin. Blue light therapy is a specific wavelength of light that does not penetrate the skin deeply and is found in the visible light spectrum. Unlike laser treatments, acne blue light therapy is an LED light and is non-coherent....

Deirdre Hooper, MD

Article Updated on May 31, 2018

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation, also known as a "boob job" or augmentation mammoplasty is designed to increase the fullness, shape and size of the breast. Within the past few decades, there have been major advancements in breast enhancement materials and techniques as new anatomically shaped implants have come on the market. Patients can choose between saline,...
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Beth Preminger, MD

Article Updated on May 30, 2018