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Imagine this. You book yourself in for a “Vampire Facial” treatment a la KKW and you end up with HIV? It sounds like a science experiment gone wrong, but this actually happened.
Tragically, two customers of the VIP Spa in Albuquerque, NM, were found to be infected with HIV after having PRP injections. This precipitated the New Mexico Department of Health to offer free HIV and Hepatitis B and C screenings to anyone who was injected there for a specified period before the spa was ultimately shut down after a health inspection found that unsafe practices may have spread blood-borne infections, like HIV.
This may leave you wondering how this could happen in 2019.
Here’s how, according
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Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon David P. Rapaport is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in private practice in New York City on the Upper East Side. His illustrious credentials as a plastic surgeon include serving as Chief Resident at Harvard Medical School and Chief Resident at the Plastic Surgery Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at New York University Medical Center in New York City where he did his plastic surgical training. After completing a one-year microsurgery fellowship, Dr. Rapaport moved to Florida, where he spent four years on the faculty of the University of South Florida. In 1997 he returned to New York City and opened his private plastic and cosmetic surgery practice on Pa
To know Lidia Tivichi is to love her. Actress Gwyneth Paltow has said she wants to clone this Romanian-born esthetician, and it is easy to understand why.
She is part-esthetician, part-therapist, part- spiritual healer, part-chemist and part-confidante. Tivichi is both the jack and the master of all these trades. With a celebrity following that reads like a post-Oscar night red carpet rundown, Tivichi remains humble, earnest and grateful. She never forgets a face (or another body part) or a story, which is one of the reasons that her clients keep coming back.
Now she has her own posh Park Avenue skin care boutique – Maris Dusan by Lidia Tivichi – where Tivichi and a handful
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