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5 Reasons to Consider a Thigh Lift

Pockets of fat and sagging skin are common reasons for a thigh lift. With or without excess fat, many people want a thigh lift to improve their appearance and boost their confidence. Read on to learn the top five reasons to consider a thigh lift.

Nov 10th, 2021
Am I a Candidate for Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation?

A fat transfer breast augmentation gives women a natural, great-looking alternative to breast implants. Most women who want to enlarge their breasts are good candidates for this procedure. Here’s more about enhancing your breasts with a fat transfer.

Oct 8th, 2021
How Abdominoplasty Can Give You a Flat Stomach

Weight fluctuations and pregnancy lead to a tummy bulge that doesn’t disappear. But you can also end up with fat and loose skin even if you never gained weight. Read on to learn how you can get a flat stomach with abdominoplasty.

Sep 8th, 2021
Why Skin Cancer Should Be Removed

Skin cancers are more common than the combined total of every other type of cancer. And two of the three most common skin cancers can become life-threatening. Read on to learn more about the pressing need to remove skin cancer.

Aug 19th, 2021
How a Neck Lift Procedure Works

You feel great about your appearance until you see your neck reflected in the mirror and notice that time has taken a toll — your neck is out of sync, looking 10 years older than your face. That’s when it’s time to talk about a neck lift.

Jul 14th, 2021
Let Your Eyes Shine With a Brow Lift

You expect the obvious signs of aging, like wrinkles and sagging skin. But more subtle changes also take place that can make you look old and tired. One of the most common changes, sagging eyebrows, is easily fixed with a brow lift.

Jun 28th, 2021
Don’t Let a Saggy Neck Give Your Age Away

You pay close attention to your face as you get older, but you’re probably not as diligent about your neck. Then one day you realize your face looks fine but your saggy neck makes you look old. Here’s how we can reverse the signs of neck aging.

May 10th, 2021
Am I Too Old for a Breast Lift?

If you’re unhappy about sagging breasts, you’ll be glad to know that age is not a deciding factor for a breast lift. However, your age may influence other factors that affect your ability to have elective surgery. Here’s what you need to know.

Apr 2nd, 2021
Get Faster Results With TheSmarterLift™

Would you love to tighten your skin and refresh your appearance but don’t have the time or money for a full facelift? Now you have an excellent option. TheSmarterLift™ is a procedure that reverses signs of aging with half the recovery time.

Mar 7th, 2021
Common Causes of Skin Cancer

Of all the different types of cancer, skin cancer is the most common. It’s also one of the most preventable types of cancer. When you know about the common causes and risk factors, you can protect yourself and keep skin cancer at bay.

Feb 8th, 2021
Myths and Facts About Facelifts

Facelifts are one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries, yet negative myths about the procedure still abound. Think you’ll look unnatural or a facelift means time in the hospital? Read on to learn the facts behind five common facelift myths.

Jan 5th, 2021
Everything You Should Know About Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is a common problem, but that doesn’t help men feel less embarrassed when they grow enlarged breasts. We have the solutions you need to restore your masculine appearance. Read on for more info about gynecomastia.

Dec 6th, 2020
Noncosmetic Reasons to Have Breast Surgery

Most people associate breast surgery with breast enlargement or a breast lift, but there are several noncosmetic reasons you may need to have breast surgery. Read on to learn about the top four medically necessary reasons for breast surgery.

Nov 5th, 2020
Help! My Eyelids are Drooping

Eyes are one of your most beautiful features; they’re also the first to show signs of aging. Drooping eyelids appear well before they’re warranted by your age, but solutions are available. Read on to learn how you can eliminate sagging, baggy eyes.

Oct 12th, 2020
What’s Involved in Having a Facelift?

Are you putting off a facelift because you’re unsure what to expect? Many people dread recovery, yet most stop taking pain meds within four days — and they’re ready to return to work in two weeks. Here’s what you need to know about having a facelift.

Aug 17th, 2020
Plastic Surgery and COVID-19: What You Should Know

Cases of COVID-19 in South Florida spiked in mid-June, and many patients interested in plastic surgery and cosmetic treatments have questions. Here’s a quick rundown on the impact of COVID-19 in the field of plastic surgery as of mid-July.

Jul 30th, 2020
Is Breast Reduction Right for You?

If you’re undecided about breast reduction surgery, it may help to know that 95% of women who had the procedure were so satisfied they’d do it over again. Read on to learn about the signs that breast reduction may be right for you.

Jun 18th, 2020
Who Should Get a Skin Cancer Check and How Often?

Like many types of cancer, skin cancer can be treated and cured when it’s diagnosed at an early stage. The only way to catch skin cancer early is with a total-body skin exam, so here’s what you need to know about when to get a skin cancer check.

May 7th, 2020
What You Need to Know About COVID-19

There’s a lot of fear surrounding the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Fortunately, most people who become sick have mild symptoms and can recover safely at home. Here’s how to recognize the signs of COVID-19 and what steps you should take.

Apr 21st, 2020
Why Breast Lifts Now Outpace Breast Implants

With so much attention paid to celebrities getting boob jobs, you might think that most women prefer implants to enlarge their breasts rather than a breast lift. But statistics show the number of breast lifts has been on the rise for years.

Feb 24th, 2020
Liposuction or Tummy Tuck: Which Is Right for You?

Do you feel self-conscious about belly fat? Do you wish you had a slimmer waistline, but no matter how hard you try, you can’t seem to tone and trim your midsection? Liposuction or a tummy tuck can help you achieve your ultimate goals.

Jan 7th, 2020
What No One Tells You about Breast Augmentation

Nowadays there is so much information about breast augmentation available online. Plastic surgeons’ websites and patient forums make it easier than ever to look at before-and-after photographs, read testimonials and review surgeon’s credentials.

Oct 2nd, 2019
Will Brow Lift Make Me Look Surprised?

Are you considering undergoing brow lift but have concerns that you will be left looking perpetually alarmed or surprised? That’s understandable — an overdone brow lift can produce a permanent “deer in the headlights” expression.

Aug 31st, 2019
Signs You Could Benefit from Tummy Tuck

Abdominoplasty, commonly referred to as “ tummy tuck ,” is one of the most common procedures plastic surgeons perform. Most people that choose to have the body contouring procedure do so after having children or losing a significant amount of weight.

Jun 26th, 2019
Can Breast Implants Make You Ill?

Board-certified plastic surgeon Rafael Cabrera and his team at the Plastic Surgery Specialists of Boca Raton are committed to patient safety and satisfaction.

May 27th, 2019
Can Botox Prevent Wrinkles from Forming?

Although Botox is most frequently used on existing dynamic wrinkles, some research suggests that Botox may also be useful in preventing wrinkles from forming in the first place.

Apr 27th, 2019
What to Do about Loose Skin after Weight Loss

If you have lost a significant amount of weight with bariatric surgery or healthy lifestyle habits, you may be dismayed to find that you are left with folds of loose, stretched-out skin that conceals the smaller body shape you worked so hard to achieve.

Mar 27th, 2019
Top Treatment Options for Jowls

Jowls are folds of loose, saggy skin that appear below the chin or along the jawline. They develop when the skin in the cheeks, chin and jawline loses collagen and elastin, which are two proteins vital to smooth, firm skin.

Jan 26th, 2019