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BREAST INTENTIONS

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Posted by 10.06.18

Each October, pink ribbons come out of the woodwork, but women at high risk for breast cancer, those living with breast cancer and the doctors who treat them – including reconstructive plastic surgeons – think pink all year long.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and serves as a good time to reflect on advances in treating breast cancer over the past year.

There have also been some major innovations in breast reconstruction techniques and technologies in 2018 including a movement to save the breast, when possible, says Margaret S. Roubaud, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Growing numbers of  ‘oncoplasti

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FROM MICROBOTOX TO MICRONEEDLING

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Posted by 08.01.18

MicroBotox is having a moment. Sometimes referred to as ‘Baby BOTOX’, this term is used to describe the injection of multiple microdroplets of diluted toxin (BOTOX, Dysport, Xeomin) into the deeper skin layer or into the superficial layer of muscles.

“We already know that Botox, when injected into facial muscles, takes away frown lines, crow’s feet, and other wrinkles. But when injected in tiny amounts throughout the face, known as microbotox, or intradermal botox, this technique targets the superficial layers of your skin, reducing acne, pore size, oil production, and sweating. The skin becomes more refined, tighter, smoother, free of excess oil and sweat,” says Chicago dermatologist Jef

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BODY IS THE NEW FACE

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Posted by 07.22.18

Having a great body after having kids, used to be all about hard work and no carbs, but those days are so over. Thanks to an explosion in new fat reducing technology, slimmer hips, flatter tummies and shapelier curves are within every woman’s grasp.

And we are not talking about surgery either. The new generation of body contouring technologies are minimally invasive, and they are catching on. There were 180,000 non-surgical fat reduction treatments were performed in 2017, up almost 220% since 2012, according the latest statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).

None of these are substitutes for eating a clean, healthy diet and getting regular exercise,

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A NIGHT ON THE TOWN AT ZO SKIN HEALTH’S NEW SOHO SHOWROOM

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Posted by 06.23.18

ZO Skin Health, Inc. cut the (signature shimmering royal blue) ribbon on their new showroom in New York City’s posh Soho shopping district with brand enthusiasts, physicians, top ‘skinfluencers’ and of course, Dr. & Mrs. Zein Obagi on-hand for the celebration. (Mrs. Obagi also has flawless skin, surprise, surprise…).

The festive mood was further elevated as the brand was recently named one of the top 5 skin care brands by dermatologists by Allure magazine, citing Dr. Obagi’s three decades of prowess in reversing pigmentation and promoting optimal skin health for life.

 

A natural extension for the doctor-dispensed skin brand now available around the world in ov

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