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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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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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IPL Laser Recovery: How to Get the Best Results

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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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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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 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 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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