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We’re Moving!

We’ll do anything to give our patients the best experience, even shift offices! That’s right. We’re moving!

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Dr. Boudreault is featured in New Beauty magazine!

We are really excited to let our family know that Dr. Boudreault is featured as a plastic surgeons in New Beauty magazine.

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UV Rays

July is UV Safety Awareness Month!

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. In fact, more skin cancers are diagnosed in the US each year than all other cancers combined.

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Soul Cycle

SoulCycle & Illuminate Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness

View the photographs from the SoulCycle & Illuminate Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness event. This event was a lot of fun &

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Announcing Our Monthly Social Squad $50 Giveaway

Join our Social Squad on Instagram for a chance to win a $50 Illuminate gift card to use towards any procedure or product.

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Spin for a Survivor

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re partnering with SoulCycle for a sweat session to remember....

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LIVE Demonstration of the Liquid FaceLift Coming Soon!

LIVE demonstration of the Liquid FaceLift using the latest advancements of the Restylane Technology on Facebook &

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Cellfina – a New Method to Treat Cellulite

Having worked with thousands of patients over the years, I’ve noticed one aesthetic issue that comes up regularly: cellulite.

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Dads Want to Look Good, Too

Dads Want to Look Good, Too

As a plastic surgeon, I’ve worked with thousands of patients who wanted to bring their appearance more in line with their aesthetic goals.

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Think SPF is NBD? Think again

Dr. Boudreault addresses questions and concerns about facial aging, sun damage, and what you can do to treat and prevent it for Skin Cancer Detection &

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Restylane

Introducing Restylane Refyne and Restylane Defyne at Illuminate Plastic Surgery!

Think you know everything there is to know about dermal fillers?  Then it’s time to introduce yourself to Restylane Refyne and Restylane Defyne – two NEW dermal fillers that will make your laugh lines a thing of the past!* Both dermal fillers – which are only recently available to doctors this year – are being touted as the next big thing in anti-aging treatments for a good reason: they deliver extremely natural-looking results.*  Unlike previous generations of dermal fillers,

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What Should I Expect After My Cellfina Treatment?

Have you heard?  There’s a new cellulite reduction treatment on the market – one that promises to not only visibly reduce the appearance of dimpling but also deliver results that last for more than two years.* The name of the innovative treatment is Cellfina,

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It’s Official: People Love Illuminate Plastic Surgery!

If you’ve been struggling to find the best plastic surgeon in the greater Palo Alto, CA area,

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Want to Determine Which Implant Size is Right For You?

If you’re like most women interested in undergoing a breast augmentation procedure, you probably have a general idea of what size you’d like to achieve. 

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Are Implants Safe To Include In My Brazilian Butt Lift?

It doesn’t take a detective to notice that larger rears are everywhere.  From movies to music videos and fashion,

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Should I Opt For Silicone or Saline Implants?

If you’re considering undergoing breast augmentation surgery to enhance the size of your chest, then you’ve probably found yourself wondering which type of breast implants you should opt for: silicone or saline. 

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Is There a Safe Way to Lighten My Skin to Hide Complexion Problems?

It can be tough to feel confident about yourself when your complexion is marred with issues such as sun damage,

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Can PicoSure Be Used On All Skin Types?

When it comes to laser skin rejuvenation, you might think you know your treatments.  But if you haven’t considered PicoSure for a rejuvenating skin treatment,

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Volbella For Full, Beautiful Lips

Fuller, softer lips are a sign of sensuality and youth – not to mention they’re in high demand!

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What Are the Best Treatments for Hyperpigmentation on Asian Skin?

Hyperpigmentation (dark spots) is caused by an excessive production of melanin in the skin.  Asian skin tends to have more melanin than Caucasian skin,

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What Is a Liquid Facelift?

If you’ve been noticing that your facial skin has been looking looser and saggier, you might be interested in learning more about the Liquid Facelift.

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What You Need To Know About Cellfina Recovery

By now, you’ve probably heard about Cellfina, the FDA-approved procedure that’s designed to minimize the appearance of cellulite.*  While this treatment was only made available in 2015,

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Juvederm Volbella

Juvederm Volbella Now Available At Illuminate Plastic Surgery!

Illuminate Plastic Surgery is pleased to announce the arrival of Juvederm Volbella to its Palo Alto,

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LASER TREATMENTS

Why Laser Treatments Should Be Done During the Winter Months

Winter is just around the corner – and that means you’re focusing on preparing for holiday dinners,

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Are Dermal Fillers a Good Alternative to Facelifts?

Do you like the idea of a facelift but aren’t exactly jumping at the thought of undergoing an invasive surgery? 

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Everything You Need to Know About Dysport

For years, Botox has been the go-to injection for individuals looking to smooth away stubborn forehead lines and creases,

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Ultherapy

How Long Do the Results of an Ultherapy Treatment Last?

Like many men and women, you may feel like no matter how many creams and serums you’ve applied to your skin,

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Open House

Illuminate Plastic Surgery Announces Upcoming Fall Open House!

Attendees will have the chance to win raffle prizes that include the Palo Alto plastic surgery center’s best treatments,

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Who Is the Ideal Candidate for SculpSure?

By now, you probably know that there are plenty of body contouring treatments designed to help you edge closer to the kind of figure you’ve been dreaming about.* It’s time to introduce yourself to the latest treatment called Sculpsure– and it’s the first FDA-cleared laser that’s designed to help you achieve your ideal goals in just a 25-minutes procedure.* Yes,

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Can Surgery Do Anything To Correct Stretch Marks?

For many people, their stretch marks are something to wear with pride. They’re representative of so much of life’s interesting journeys.

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When Should You Stop Shaving Before Laser Hair Removal?

Have you been considering undergoing laser hair removal to get that silky-smooth skin you’ve always wanted?*  Want to put an end to that embarrassing body hair that makes you reluctant to remove your shirt when you’re at the beach?* Then it’s time to schedule your laser hair removal procedure at Illuminate Plastic Surgery in Palo Alto,

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One Orlando Fundraiser Event Recap

The Pulse nightclub shooting gripped hearts around the world. The attack was the deadliest single-gunman mass shooting in U.S....

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Lunch and Learn event for Breast Augmentation

Silicone or saline? Shaped or round? Textured or smooth? Under or over the muscle? ...

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What to Expect From Gynecomastia Surgery

Gynecomastia (also known as male breasts) is a surprisingly common condition; in fact, it’s estimated that 40% to 60% of men will struggle with gynecomastia at some point during their lives. 

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What Can I Expect From My First SculpSure Treatment?

If you’re looking for an effective body contouring treatment that can be performed in just 25 minutes,

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Will Inverted Nipples Create Sensitivity Loss?

For a sizeable number of the population, inverted nipples are common occurrences.  However, some individuals may feel self-conscious about the appearance of their inverted nipples,

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Do Lower Body Lifts Include the Inner Thigh Area?

Let’s face it – sometimes whipping the lower body into shape can feel like an impossible task. 

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Longer lashes? Yes please!

By Molly Boudreault, ACNP It’s no secret that women lust for longer eyelashes. Long lashes make eyes look wider and more open which is a universal sign of beauty and femininity.

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Courtney Cox Reveals Skincare Trick for Skin Tightening

Actress Courtney Cox appears on Entertainment Tonight and reveals her secret to tighter skin – Ultherapy.

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Photorejuvenation with IPL at Illuminate Plastic Surgery

IPL Laser Recovery: How to Get the Best Results

Want the kind of picture-perfect skin that will make you look like you just walked off a magazine cover?* When your skin is marred with discolorations – including hyperpigmentation and uneven skin tone – it can often feel like you’ll never get that glowing complexion....

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What’s the Recovery for a Brazilian Butt Lift Procedure?

The Brazilian butt lift is taking the cosmetic surgery world by storm. This innovative procedure uses fat harvested from your own body during liposuction to enhance the shape and size of the buttocks. 

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How Should I Prepare for a Mommy Makeover?

You’ve finally done it. You’ve made the decision to undergo a Mommy Makeover procedure – and you couldn’t be more excited. 

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“I Just Want my Breasts Back…”

You never really appreciate them until they are gone.  One of the most common complaints I get from patients is how their breasts have “lost life” after breast feeding or weight loss....

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CoolSculpting vs. SculpSure: A Definitive Guide

There are several body contouring treatments on the market that are dedicated to shrink those areas on our body that are resistant to diet and exercise. 

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What is Kybella?

How To Get Rid of Your Double Chin Quickly Without Liposuction or Surgery What if I told you that I have access to a virtually painless,

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I Want Plumper, Fuller Lips – What Do I Do?

I Want Plumper, Fuller Lips – What Do I Do?

What do your lips say about you?… A mouthful! Face experts say that lips offer a number of nonverbal cues –

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Molly

Ultherapy is one of Hollywood’s favorite non-invasive rejuvenating treatments. We asked our Nurse Practitioner, Molly why.

I: Thanks for sitting down with us, Molly. M: Thanks for the opportunity. I’d gladly talk about it with anyone!

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The ABC’s of BBL (Brazilian Butt Lift)

A Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) uses your body’s own fat to augment and reshape the buttock.* BBL is quickly becoming one of the most requested procedures in plastic surgery practices.

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Botox vs. Dysport

Botox vs. Dysport Explained

Recently, patients are asking me to explain the difference between Botox and Dysport. They wonder how the medications work and if there was a noticeable difference in treatment between them.

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Botox

Botox Cosmetic Prevents and Eliminates Wrinkles Virtually Immediately!

Botox® Cosmetic Prevents and Eliminate Wrinkles Virtually Immediately! You are a good candidate for Botox® Cosmetic if you would like to treat facial wrinkles on the forehead,

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