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So Long, Saddlebags!

Some women are said to have “big hips.” Some describe themselves as having “thunder thighs.” Neither of these descriptions is complementary and neither suggests that a woman should change her appearance if she is happy with it. For many, though, these two problems meet somewhere in the middle. We refer to the accumulation of fat… Read More

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2020
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What Can I Do About My Double Chin?

We need a certain amount of fat stored in the body, but we tend to not like too much. Usually, when we talk about the problems that excess fat causes, we’re talking about areas of the body like the thighs, the back, the stomach, and the hips. It isn’t often that we hear people talk… Read More

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2020
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7 Details You Should Know about Dermaplaning

Many of us dream of having baby-soft skin, especially as the signs of aging start to appear on the face. Whether to smooth out fine lines or to remove peach fuzz and brighten the complexion, dermaplaning is a treatment that more and more people are seeking. The treatment takes less than an hour and produces… Read More

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2020
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Why Face-Shaving is Ideal for Women, Too

Of the many tips we receive about keeping the skin healthy and vibrant, shaving certainly seems like an odd one. And yet, this is exactly what many celebs do before big events. It is what Dr. Terry Dubrow of Botched fame recommends for women wanting a quick refresher for their skin. Here, we discuss the… Read More

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2020
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Are Saline Breast Implants Better Than Silicone?

The prospect of loving your body more can be very exciting. For decades, women who have been unsatisfied with the size or shape of their breasts have had the option of enlargement with breast implants. As popular as silicone breast implants have been for many years, the recent recall of a small number of these… Read More


Jowls: Why We Get Them and How to Get Rid of Them

Though the eyes are often the first part of the face to show signs of aging, the most significant impact of the aging process may occur across the jawline. Here, tissue and skin that have fallen from the mid-face due to volume loss and laxity first soften the angles of the jawline, then cause the… Read More

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2019
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Is Your Merriest Holiday Hanging by a Thread?

The time of year that many people look forward to the most is about to emerge after months of waiting. Once it does, all bets are off in terms of self care. As much as we tell ourselves that we will get our allotted number of hours of sleep and rejuvenating downtime, we may quickly… Read More

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2019
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How Much Filler Is Necessary?

Each year, thousands of dermal filler treatments are performed across the country. Due to such common usage, and the evidence of dermal filler treatment we see all over social media, some people have misconceptions about what can be achieved with a few injections. For example, there were many months where a large number of patients… Read More

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2019
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The Breast Implant Matter to Discuss

Breast implants have been a hot topic of discussion for many years. More often than not, the tone of conversations is on the lighter side. Breast augmentation with implants is something that many women look forward to or look back on with satisfaction; a sense of “I’m glad I did that for myself.” There is… Read More

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2019
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Address the Changes of Motherhood with a Mommy Makeover

Most of the changes that come with motherhood are very welcomed. Many women express that they even welcomed the morning sickness and weight gain they experienced during pregnancy. At some point, though, concerns can arise. As many joys as motherhood brings, some women wish that their body could not look so much like it has… Read More

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2019
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Neck Lift or Kybella: Which is Right for You?

Middle age is becoming a time of reinvention for many folks. In addition to transitioning out of an active parenting role, many people in their forties and fifties are also dealing with the various effects of age. This time need not be one of fear; reinvention can be exciting! For men and women in the… Read More

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2019
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Addressing Two Key Areas can Refresh the Face in an Instant

Every year, millions of people seek treatment for facial aging. You may have begun to experience some of the changes that we frequently address; deepening creases around the nose and mouth, loss of curvature in the cheeks. There are several more we could list. When the body reaches that age where collagen is degrading faster… Read More

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2019
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Will My Breast Lift Results Last?

Plastic surgery procedures like breast lift surgery are quite popular and have been for many years. However, that doesn’t mean deciding to undergo a cosmetic procedure is easy. Most of our patients have at least a few questions as they consider their options for improving the appearance of their body. One of the most common… Read More

  • Posted on: May 15 2019
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Breast Beauty: Size Isn’t Everything

Historically, when we’ve looked at the topic of breasts, there’s been a tendency to discuss the matter of size. Some women wish they were smaller. Some wish they were larger. At some point, what a lot of women want more than anything is for their breasts to face forward once again. Aging and life experiences… Read More



Male Breast Reduction, Salem, OR

Gynecomastia Recovery: What You May Encounter

Gynecomastia surgery can have as profound an effect on a man’s life as the male breasts he’s been living with. Having enlarged breasts can cause immense and unnecessary suffering. Some men attempt to hide their chest with loose and baggy clothing while others compress their breasts with a special bra made for gynecomastia. Some men… Read More



Injectables Salem, OR

Here’s to a More Beautiful Year

Just a few weeks ago, many of us tipped our proverbial hats and glasses to welcome in a new year. What New Year’s means to a lot of folks is a chance to start anew, to set goals and actually achieve them. Unfortunately, many of the good intentions we have at the onset of a… Read More

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2019
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Laser Hair Removal Salem, OR

Wintertime is a Great Time to Think about Laser Hair Removal

It typically isn’t until the weather starts to warm up that we consider how much we’d like to look and feel great wearing shorts, skirts, and bathing suits. Historically, laser hair removal was something discussed more in the realm of how a woman could feel confident with her legs. More recently, though, people see the… Read More



Breast Augmentation Salem, OR

Could Breast Implants Pop?

Breast augmentation has been a popular procedure for many years. Though techniques and breast implant types have evolved, the ultimate outcome of this body-shaping procedure has remained consistent. Women who undergo breast augmentation typically report many uplifting benefits, such as feeling at home in their body, more in tune with their body, and more confident… Read More

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2018
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BOTOX Salem, OR

Botox: What’s Your Approach?

As we go through life, we associate certain milestones with age. Getting our driver’s license, for example, or gaining the ability to go to a nightclub. Recently, we have filed something else under events that make us hyper-aware of our age: lines and wrinkles. We all know that we are going to notice crow’s feet… Read More

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2018
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Mommy Makeover Salem, OR

Mommy Makeover Treatment: What You Need to Know

Motherhood presents a woman with numerous fulfilling and meaningful experiences. As satisfied as a woman may be with her parental role, she may also be equally dissatisfied with the way her body has changed after carrying a child. After pregnancy and breastfeeding, there may be no going back to what was once the norm. There… Read More

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2018
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Breast Augmentation Salem, OR

Treating Breast Asymmetry

It is so easy to assume that breasts fit into a nice category of shape. Sure, it is common knowledge that some women don’t like the size of their breasts. Some wish to have their breasts enlarged, and others want to reduce breast size. This is widely accepted as normal. What most people don’t consider… Read More

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2018
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Are You Ready for Your Plastic Surgery Journey?

Over the years, plastic surgery has become far more of an “accepted” thing than ever before. These procedures are no longer reserved for the select few. Now, both men and women are benefitting from cosmetic enhancements, whether it be breast augmentation, tummy tuck surgery, liposuction, facelift surgery, or a combination. While the increased accessibility of… Read More

  • Posted on: Jun 18 2018
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Facelift Salem, OR

How the Facelift Procedure Meets the Unique Needs of Men

Facelift surgery has long been a favorite method of correcting moderate facial aging. This procedure has been consistently performed more than 100,000 times a year for several years running. It has been encouraging to witness the transformation of facelift surgery from a practice in over-correction to one that beautifully restores younger-looking facial contours without looking… Read More

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2018
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When Are You Ready for Reconstruction?

“Cancer” is one of the most devastating words that any person can hear, and for women diagnosed with breast cancer, the news can have different implications. Not only is there a significant threat to a woman’s health and life, but there is a high chance that the appearance of a woman’s breasts will be drastically… Read More

  • Posted on: May 22 2018
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