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MEET DR. FRED FEDOK: PRESIDENT OF THE AAFPRS & PLASTIC SURGEON

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Posted by 04.23.17

In October 2016, Dr. Fedok went from President-Elect to President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). The Academy is the world’s largest specialty association for facial plastic surgery, representing more than 2,700 facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons throughout the world.

Running his own innovative and thriving cosmetic surgery practice, Dr. Fedok has earned a number of awards, accolades, and exclusive memberships including Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, Board of Directors of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and AAFPRS Surgical Specialty Governor to the American College of Surgeons (2

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STEALING BEAUTY: IS YOUR CELL PHONE TO BLAME?

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Posted by 04.17.17

From the youngest to the oldest, almost everyone I know has a smartphone. They certainly make life better for a number of reasons: They are ideal in emergency situations, you can get in touch with family or friends 24/7, inform people of last-minute changes, arrange impromptu plans, and you can have your camera, stereo, GPS and computer at your fingertips anytime, anywhere. Unfortunately, they also have some downsides, especially if you care about your looks.

Experts weigh in on this subject and point out how smartphones can sabotage your good looks. Here, a good, hard look at the ugly side of cellphone use:

POOR POSTURE: Looking down at your cell phone causes you to slouch your shoul

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BRUISES: HOW TO PREVENT AND TREAT THEM

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Posted by 01.18.17

In the world of non-surgical and surgical beauty procedures, bruises are pretty common. Wikipedia defines a bruise as a a type of hematoma of tissue in which capillaries and sometimes venues are damaged by trauma, allowing blood to seep, hemorrhage, or extravasate into the surrounding interstitial tissues. Basically, a bruise gives the skin a temporary blue, black or purple color which then changes to a greenish tint and finally yellow as the body absorbs and then gets rid of this collection of blood cells in the tissues.

I had questions and turned to San Jose, CA-based, board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Kamakshi Zeidler, who was more than happy to share her expertise:

What causes

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THINK PLASTIC SURGERY IS FOR YOU? EXPERT WEIGHS IN ON WHEN NOT TO DO IT

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Posted by 09.01.16

With approximately 15.9 million surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2015 and just as many expected to be performed throughout 2016, more people than ever before are getting in on the act. Though it is important to note that while it can and does please the vast majority of those who undergo a procedure, it isn’t for everyone. Before going under the knife, needle or laser it is important to consider the real reason you want to do it.

Possible reasons for undergoing cosmetic surgery could include turning back the hands of time, reconstructive reasons after an accident, cancer, extreme weight loss or other disfiguring occurrence, and correcti

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