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Can I wear lash extensions during surgery?

Got Lashes? Can I wear lash extensions during surgery? The short answer is preferably no. We recommend that our patients leave out their extensions mainly because it can interfere with surgery as well as cause an issue with sterility. For … Continue reading

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Palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy.

Hyperhidrosis is a condition that involves excessive sweating in the hands, underarms, face, or extremities not necessarily due to exercise or body temperature. Typically, the body’s sweat glands produce enough perspiration during exercise, fever, or under stress to regulate the … Continue reading

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Trapezius botox!

The trapezius is a large trapezoid shaped muscle that starts at the neck and extends to the shoulders and back. It is an important muscle that allows you to shrug your shoulders, stand up straight, tilt your head, and control … Continue reading

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Festival Fun and Rhinoplasty

Festival season is here, so what does that mean for your rhinoplasty and how should you be careful? DO: Wear SPF and a hat! Sun exposure, especially for prolonged periods, as it can increase the risk of sun damage, hyperpigmentation … Continue reading

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Am I a good candidate for under eye filler?

Under eye or tear trough filler is ideal for patients who have hollowing or darkening under the eyes. Typically patients are concerned that their under eyes give them the appearance of always “looking tired” and older. Dermal filler in these … Continue reading

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All about Non-Surgical Nose Job

#YOOnose Nonsurgical rhinoplasty by Dr. Donald B. Yoo is an excellent option for dorsal augmentation in a temporary fashion. Also in patients with medium to thin skin, it is possible to have a moderate degree of refinement created in the … Continue reading

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Age like fine wine

As people age, skin changes are one of the first visible signs. Different variables affect how quickly the skin ages including genetics and medical diseases, as well as external factors such as sun exposure, weather, smoking, or daily facial movements. … Continue reading

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Hanging on by a thread? Sew Amazing!

PDO threads, also known as Polydioxanone threads, are FDA approved and made of dissolvable suture material that the body can break down. They have been around since the 1980s and have been used in surgery for tissue approximation and wound … Continue reading

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Can you Spare a Rib?

The ribcage encloses important organs such as the lungs and heart and its bony structure provides support as well. In total, the rib cage is composed of 24 ribs attached to the 12 thoracic vertebrae. Costal cartilage is attached to … Continue reading

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It’s all sun and games, until…

How does the sun affect scar healing? Although the skin uses sunlight to help formulate Vitamin D, it can also take major injury from the sun as well. Sun damage goes beyond just a typical sunburn. Over long periods of … Continue reading

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