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Patient Safety

Choosing to have plastic surgery is an important decision. So is selecting a board certified plastic surgeon to perform your procedure is an important step in achieving your optimal surgical outcome safely. Whether you’re considering cosmetic or reconstructive plastic surgery, … Continue reading

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Why the Pink Ribbon?

While many of you know that the pink ribbon is a symbol of Breast Cancer Awareness, most may not realize how it came to be. The first national breast cancer awareness movement was in 1985, and it was a week … Continue reading

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Advanced Cosmetic Surgery: George M. Hricko MD

Advanced Cosmetic Surgery: George M. Hricko MD

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GentleWaves® LED Photomodulation System

GentleWaves LED is a treatment technically described as photomodulation. It uses many light-emitting diodes (LED) to expose the skin to a precise sequence of light pulses. Photomodulation is the interaction of light delivered through Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) to activate … Continue reading

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What is Capsular Contracture?

Capsular contracture is the most common complication of breast augmentation surgery and can happen at any time, but is more common in the first months after surgery. It occurs in less than 5% of patients with breast implants. During the … Continue reading

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More Men are seeking Cosmetic Procedures

Cosmetic surgery isn’t just for women. While women make up the largest number of cosmetic surgery patients, they aren’t the only ones seeking treatment. Now, men are more interested in looking to get the results that cosmetic surgery promises. More … Continue reading

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When to Consider Eyelid Surgery – Blepharoplasty

Plastic surgery of the eyelids, or blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the eyelids. Surgery can be performed on the upper lids, lower lids or both. Excess skin and droopiness of upper eyelids or puffiness in … Continue reading

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Considering Breast Augmentation?

Breast Augmentation surgery is the procedure-of-choice for women seeking to enhance or restore their breasts with greater fullness and volume. It is the single most popular cosmetic surgery in the country and can give your figure better balance, as well … Continue reading

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Is Liposuction For You?

Have you tried everything when it comes to tackling stubborn fat? You could be the ideal candidate for liposuction! As we age, our metabolism naturally slows down and we begin to store more fat in our body. This unwanted fat … Continue reading

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Gynecomastia, It’s More Common Than You Think

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), about half of all men are affected by gynecomastia, characterized by excess fat and/or glandular tissue that leads to enlarged breasts. Although you don’t hear much about this condition, experts say … Continue reading

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