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I Am Starting To Notice Wrinkles And Other Signs Of Aging. What Can I Do?

As you age you may start to notice wrinkles, lines, thinner skin tissues, and a loss of moisture and elasticity in your face and other areas of your body. In the past traditional plastic surgery was the only option available but today there are many cosmetic procedures that can also eliminate these signs of aging without using highly invasive techniques or requiring long recovery times. Anti-Wrinkle Injections, dermal fillers, laser techniques, and other treatments can help you turn back the hands of time, and take years off of your appearance ...
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How Long Does It Take To Recover From Cosmetic Procedures?

Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

Recovering from cosmetic procedures can be a matter of hours or it could take weeks or even months. The specific types of plastic surgery or cosmetic treatments that are done will play a role in the recovery period needed according to Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr Steve Merten. Invasive techniques that create considerable tissue damage, such as Rhinoplasty, will take much longer to recover from than non invasive techniques, such as dermal fillers or anti-wrinkle injections will. Cosmetic Procedures Versus Traditional Plastic Surgery What are cosmetic procedures, and how do they differ ...
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Are You a Good Candidate For Plastic Surgery?

Cosmetic procedures and plastic surgery are on the rise according to Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr. Steve Merten, but are you a good candidate for these types of treatment? Many people want to look and feel better about themselves, and cosmetic plastic surgery can help achieve this in a large number of cases. There are some who may not be a good candidate for cosmetic surgery procedures though, and it is important to determine this before you go under the knife or schedule an appointment at a cosmetic surgery clinic. The ...
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What Can A Facelift Do For You?

A facelift is one of the most common types of plastic surgery, and this cosmetic procedure can help eliminate visible signs of aging in many people. This is not a permanent miracle cure though and there are some limitations on what this plastic surgery can do. Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr. Steve Merten always discusses the potential benefits and possible risks for this type of procedure with patients, so that they have realistic expectations before undergoing this form of plastic surgery. A facelift cannot be performed in the office of the ...
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What You Should Know About Muscle Relaxant Injections

Muscle Relaxant Injections also known as anti-wrinkle injections, are products that are used for many cosmetic procedures, but what is it and how does it work? What do you need to know about this product before you have this type of cosmetic procedure? Is it dangerous? Anti Wrinkle Injections for Cosmetic Procedures Cosmetic procedures that utilize muscle relaxant injections have become very popular over the last few decades, and this product can be used in cosmetic procedures that are minimally invasive. The product is injected at carefully chosen sites in ...
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Will Dermal Fillers Make Me Look Younger?

Dermal Fillers

What are dermal fillers and can they help me look younger? Dermal fillers are products that are used in order to fill in certain areas that may be showing visible lines or wrinkles. These products have a variety of enhancement uses such as lip fillers, smoothing contours of the nose and enhancing cheekbones. According to Sydney plastic surgeon Dr. Steve Merten dermal fillers are one of the most common, non-surgical cosmetic procedures requested, combined frequently with anti-wrinkle injections. Dermal fillers have come a long way since their inception over 20 ...
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6 Common Anti-Wrinkle Injection FAQs!

1. What are Anti-Wrinkle Injections? Anti-Wrinkle injections are a simple, quick and safe method used to reduce facial muscle activity, resulting in a visible reduction of lines on the face, particularly around the eyes and forehead. They can visibly smooth 2. Who Can Benefit From Anti-Wrinkle Injections? Anti-Wrinkle Injections can be used as for cosmetic purposes as well as treating certain medical conditions, with more and more therapeutic indications for anti-wrinkle injections being discovered. A very common therapeutic use is Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating. Tiny injections are placed under the ...
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Plastic Surgery And Cosmetic Procedures For Men Are On The Rise!

Male Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

When it comes to plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures the desired results will usually be different for men and women. More men than ever before are having many types of plastic surgery and numerous cosmetic procedures with a 5% increase from 2011 to 2012 (ASPS 2012) and this is not surprising. The emphasis that society places on an attractive appearance and an ideal look can be very daunting. If you are a man and you have considered a cosmetic procedure or some type of plastic surgery you are not alone. ...
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Understanding Dermal Fillers: What You Need to Know

Dermal Fillers are a non-surgical cosmetic option if you want to reverse the signs of aging or enhance certain features. It is important to know the difference between Anti-wrinkle Injections and Dermal Fillers. Anti-Wrinkle Injections works by relaxing specific muscles, preventing signs of aging from occurring. Common sites include frown lines and crow’s feet.  Dermal fillers on the other hand, rejuvenate via plumping up the tissues under the skin which helps to fill in any visible lines and wrinkles that you have developed.  What is great is that it is minimally invasive, with little ...
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