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Give Your Backside a Boost With a Brazilian Butt Lift Nov 1st, 2019

The Brazilian butt lift is an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure — and for good reason: It gives you the curvy, shapely backside you’ve always wanted. Unlike implants, the Brazilian butt lift uses your own fat to create the curves. It can reduce sagging and restore a more youthful, plumper bottom....

Most Common Aesthetic Procedures for Men Oct 1st, 2019

You’re really not looking forward to wearing your pants waist high or developing a “corporation.” And these days, who can afford to get out of shape as you get older, or neglect your appearance at any age? Between the ever-changing job market, the skyrocketing divorce rate, and competition from bio-hackers...

Myths and Facts About Rhinoplasty Sep 1st, 2019

You may choose to undergo rhinoplasty for several reasons that could range from heart-related concerns to cosmetic issues you hope to fix. It is a standard and well-known procedure that is considered safe and reliable. However, several myths exist around the process that might make it difficult or scary for...

Implants or Fat Transfer: Which Type of Breast Augmentation Is Right for You? Aug 1st, 2019

For decades, plastic and cosmetic surgeons have used saline and silicone implants for breast augmentation procedures. Thanks to advancements in the field, you have the option to choose between the traditional procedure or a fat transfer. Dr. Theodore Diktaban, MD, FACS offers both types of breast augmentation at his Upper...

5 Things to Consider Before Getting a Facelift Jul 2nd, 2019

Age, nature, and the environment can have a negative impact on your skin and appearance. Gravity can cause your skin to sag and make you look much older than you feel. While aging is something no one can stop, you no longer have to look old and tired.  A facelift...

VAPOR NOSE ®: An Innovative Technology to Remove Nasal Humps Jun 1st, 2019

Have you reached a point where you just want to get rid of your nasal hump for a clean, smooth nasal bridge? If you’re considering rhinoplasty to remove that unwanted bump on your nose, you might want to minimize any risk of over-reduction to ensure the results are as natural...

Understanding the Difference Between Traditional Liposuction and SmartLipo May 7th, 2019

Are you struggling with body fat in a certain area like your abdomen, buttocks, hips, or thighs, no matter how much time you spend doing crunches or squats? Do you eat a healthy diet but haven't seen improvement in your trouble spots? If so, maybe it's time to consider liposuction....

Body After Baby: A Personalized Set of Procedures to Restore Your Body Apr 1st, 2019

After having a baby, your body can use and certainly deserves some extra TLC. If the idea of a firmer, sleeker appearance lifts your spirits, you may want to consider Body After Baby, also known as a Mommy Makeover, as part of that care plan. Designed to help you reach...

What to Expect When Recovering From a Face-Lift Mar 1st, 2019

You’ve scheduled a face-lift with a top, board-certified plastic surgeon who creates natural, flattering results by lifting the underlying muscular layer as well as skin. You’ve followed all pre-op instructions, such as quitting smoking and eliminating blood-thinning medications and herbs from your diet. While preparing for the surgery itself is...

Why the Brazilian Butt Lift Has Gained So Much Popularity Feb 6th, 2019

Butt lift procedures, also known as butt augmentation, have soared in popularity in recent years, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. How popular are they? A cosmetic surgery aimed at lifting and reshaping the buttocks is conducted every 30 minutes in the United States, on average, and the...

Unhappy With Your Body After Pregnancy? Learn More About the Mommy Makeover Jan 8th, 2019

Pregnancy, breastfeeding, and child-rearing take a lot out of you both mentally and physically, and whether it's your first child or your fourth, you deserve to feel great about your body. After all, you're the one who lives in your skin, and let's face it, drooping, sagging, and pockets of hard-to-lose fat impact...

Gynecomastia (Enlarged Male Breasts): Procedure, Recovery and Results Dec 12th, 2018

Gynecomastia, or male breast enlargement, may not be talked about much, but it’s actually more common than you might think. Many people think of male breast enlargement as a “side effect” of puberty, and in fact, about half of teen males will develop some breast enlargement as a result of hormonal...

Post-Recovery Rhinoplasty Tips You Don't Want to Ignore Nov 1st, 2018

Located smack-dab in the middle of your face, your nose has a major impact on how you look — and how you feel about yourself. It’s no wonder, then, that rhinoplasty (or “nose job” surgery) has such a high satisfaction rate among men and women who undergo the procedure. And...

Tummy Tuck Is Still the Best Way to Lose That Excess Fat Oct 11th, 2018

Restoring tone and contour to your belly after pregnancy or significant weight loss can be one of the most challenging feats for anyone to accomplish. Even if you’ve done your share of sit-ups and cardio to whittle your midsection, Dr. Theodore Diktaban and his outstanding team offer men and women...

Banish Brown Spots With Laser Therapy Sep 1st, 2018

Tired of those brown spots that make you look older than your age? Often known as age spots, those brown spots are actually caused by sun damage to your skin. These small areas of pigment often show up on your chest, neck, hands, and face, but you don’t have to...

What’s the Best Age To Have a Facelift? Aug 1st, 2018

Are you dissatisfied with your appearance? Do you look in the mirror and focus on the folds around your mouth, or on your jowls? If you’re struggling to see the beauty beneath the sagging skin, you may want to consider a face-lift. But, are you too young? Could having a...

Why the Brazilian Butt Lift Has Such a High Satisfaction Rate Jul 1st, 2018

There’s a good reason that buttock augmentation through implants and fat transfers increased more than 25% in the United States in 2017: It works. As women and men alike aim for curvier profiles that fill out their clothes in just the right areas, the Brazilian butt lift has gained popularity....

Considering Gynecomastia Surgery? We Answer All of Your Questions Jun 1st, 2018

Gynecomastia is the swelling of male breast tissue, or simply enlarged male breasts. The condition is commonly referred to as “man boobs.” A gynecomastia procedure, also known as male breast reduction or reduction mammaplasty, reduces this enlargement, to give men a flatter, more appealing chest appearance. Gynecomastia can happen at...

10 Tips to Speed Recovery from Rhinoplasty May 7th, 2018

Over 200,000 Americans turn to rhinoplasty each year for medical and cosmetic benefits such as easier breathing, better sleep, and an improved appearance. After your surgery, you can expect some swelling and bruising, and you’ll need to devote two or three weeks to recover. While it’s important not to rush...

Breast Implants 101: More Choices Than Ever Apr 1st, 2018

If you’re toying with the idea of breast implants, you’ll need to make a few decisions before you proceed. While the choices may not be as vast as a Chinese takeout menu, there are enough that you’d do well to do a little background research. Instead of hitting the internet,...

The Facts About Rhinoplasty Mar 1st, 2018

What is a rhinoplasty? In colloquial terms, a rhinoplasty is a nose job, though, to Dr. Diktaban, it’s more than a mere “job.” Dr. Diktaban approaches every rhinoplasty with several goals in mind, creating a nose that takes into consideration: Facial proportions Ethnicity Your existing nose The goal of any good...

Tummy Tuck or Liposuction: Which is Right for You? Feb 1st, 2018

If you’re unhappy with the amount of fat in your midsection, you’re not alone. Losing weight or getting into better shape are some of the most popular goals set by people in the United States, and the belly is a common trouble spot. But slimming the abdomen can be difficult,...