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  • What You Should Know About Lower Body Lift Surgery

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Losing a massive amount of weight can make you healthier, look better and feel better. But what if you have excess skin and fat on your stomach, hips, thighs and back afterwards? Luckily, with lower body ... Read More

  • Ready for Cosmetic Surgery?

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Cosmetic surgery will change the way you look, feel and think. Procedures such as breast augmentation, liposuction, tummy tuck and facelift can make a difference, but they won't completely change your ... Read More

  • Your Road to Recovery

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    You can never be prepared enough - especially when it comes to surgery. The road to recovery may seem long and arduous, but with some essential tips, you can help make the road to recovery process smoother. A ... Read More

  • Great Results With Less Scars

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Our scars often tell a story - falling down, a basketball injury or the time you scraped your knee. Scars that result from cosmetic surgery however, are not ones you'd want to remember and see every day. ... Read More

  • Get A Second Chance With Cosmetic Surgery

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    First impressions don't get a second chance, but with cosmetic surgery, your look can. Looking and feeling great is essential to your health and self-improvement. When aging and unhappiness with the way ... Read More

  • Is Your Plastic Surgeon Right for You?

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    You've done your research and found a plastic surgeon. You've scheduled a consultation and are ready to make a decision. Before you commit to your plastic surgeon, it is important to look out for several ... Read More

  • What to Know About Tummy Tuck Surgery

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Putting effort into dieting and exercising can be tedious, especially when you don't get the results you anticipated. Removing stubborn fatty bulges and the loose skin around your stomach is not an easy ... Read More

  • How Well Do You Know Your Plastic Surgeon?

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Some plastic surgeons practice plastic surgery without having the license and training necessary. In the late 90s, an obstetrician-gynecologist performed liposuction on 3 patients - one died and the other ... Read More

  • Should You Get A Tummy Tuck?

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Do you have excess or sagging abdominal skin? Is your abdomen not in proportion with the rest of your body? Have your abdominal muscles become loose after pregnancy? If so, you may be a good candidate ... Read More

  • Why Should I Quit Smoking Before Surgery?

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    It's no surprise that smoking can cause serious health issues and even death. Not only do smokers expose others to high risk, they could make matters worse by smoking themselves, especially when it comes ... Read More

  • Financing the High Price of Beauty

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Your location, surgeon's expertise, anesthesiologist fees, operating room fees, the length of hospital stay, lab fees, equipment and time required for the procedure. These are some of the factors your ... Read More

  • Mommy Makeovers Making Their Way to the Top

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Having children can change everything in you world - especially your body. Not too long ago, moms didn't have a choice in the way their body looked after having a baby. They would diet and exercise only ... Read More

  • Can Plastic Surgery Boost Your Career?

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Plastic surgery seems to be the staple in Hollywood, as actors and actresses strive to look their best. There is increasing belief that beautiful people get ahead by making more money and getting more ... Read More

  • Do Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery Mean the Same Thing?

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Since these two terms are often used interchangeably, some people wonder - do cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery mean the same thing? Here is a breakdown of both: Cosmetic surgery: Enhancing appearance ... Read More

  • What You Should Know About Cosmetic Surgery Risks

    Date Posted: 11/1/2012
    Thousands of patients undergo cosmetic surgery each year to improve their self-confidence and reverse the signs of aging. If you are about to join the thousands, there are lots of things to consider, ... Read More

  • Tips for Healthy Summer Living

    Date Posted: 7/28/2011
    Sunshine, fresh foods and fun activities – Summeris an inspiring season. With a few simple tips, you can refresh your lifestyle and feel your best this summer and throughout the year. 1. Eat light ... Read More

  • Body Contouring to Enhance Your Weight Loss

    Date Posted: 7/28/2011
    It is exciting to show off your new body after losing a significant amount of weight. But when you have heavy, left-over skin from your weight loss, it can make it difficult to find clothing to wear and ... Read More

  • Tummy Tuck for Men

    Date Posted: 2/24/2011
    Women aren’t the only ones with insecurities. Men often get self-conscious and feel the need to improve their image, too. Move aside, ladies, because men are making tummy tuck surgery a more common ... Read More

  • A New Look for the New Year!

    Date Posted: 12/30/2010
    As you make new years’ resolutions and look forward to making new memories, why not get a more youthful look? Cosmetic surgery is a great gift to give to yourself this holiday season and for the ... Read More

  • The Gift of Lift: Mommy Makeover for the Holidays!

    Date Posted: 12/6/2010
    Zap stretch marks, tighten loose belly skin and lift sagging breasts! This holiday season, get back to the way you looked before pregnancy by giving yourself the gift of lift! Today, moms in their 20s, ... Read More

  • Tummy Tuck 101

    Date Posted: 11/2/2010
    Since you can remember, you have put so much effort into trying to lose the stubborn fatty bulges around your stomach. No matter what you do, the loose skin from your pregnancies or weight loss won’t ... Read More

  • The Affordability of Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 11/2/2010
    The economy is affecting almost everyone negatively. Plastic surgery comes at a hefty price and although many people are still financially able to pay for their procedure(s), it could be costly for others ... Read More

  • Smoking and Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 10/4/2010
    Over 400,000 people die each year from smoking-related illnesses. Most smokers don’t realize the hazards smoking causes, especially when it comes to plastic surgery. Regular smokers, those exposed ... Read More

  • Finding An Experienced Plastic Surgeon

    Date Posted: 9/1/2010
    Cosmetic surgery can help improve the overall quality of your life and boost your self-esteem. Selecting a qualified cosmetic surgeon to help you through this life-changing process can be confusing and ... Read More

  • Am I A Good Candidate for Tummy Tuck?

    Date Posted: 9/1/2010
    Tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is performed to achieve a smoother, flatter looking tummy. Diet and exercise often result in a soft abdominal area, which is why many people find that having their abdominal ... Read More

  • Your Top Rated Plastic Surgeon Destination!

    Date Posted: 8/2/2010
    Choosing a surgeon to perform your plastic surgery procedure is an important, life-altering decision. The surgeon should be qualified to perform the procedure you need and have compassion and understanding ... Read More

  • Investing in Yourself

    Date Posted: 7/1/2010
    Sometimes the best investments are the ones you make on yourself! The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reports that more than 450,000 people chose to invest in themselves with liposuction ... Read More

  • Finding and Getting to Know Your Plastic Surgeon

    Date Posted: 6/4/2010
    Choosing a surgeon to perform your plastic surgery procedure is an important, life-altering decision. The surgeon should be qualified to perform the procedure you need and have compassion and understanding ... Read More

  • Guaranteed Financing for Your Procedure

    Date Posted: 6/4/2010
    Have you always dreamt of changing your appearance, but haven’t been able to afford it? Have you applied for traditional medical financing but got turned down? With guaranteed financing plans ... Read More

  • Doctor Consultation Tips

    Date Posted: 4/1/2010
    Once you have decided to have plastic surgery and have found a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, your next step is to have a consultation. A consultation is an important opportunity that allocates time ... Read More

  • Self-Reflecting Before Surgery

    Date Posted: 3/2/2010
    Having cosmetic surgery is an important decision that requires careful consideration. Reflecting on your need for cosmetic surgery can help you achieve a safe, successful and beneficial surgical experience. Reflect ... Read More

  • Cosmetic Surgery for Men Vs. Women

    Date Posted: 3/2/2010
    Men and women have different motivations for cosmetic surgery. According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFRS), women are more concerned about looking younger and ... Read More

  • Tv Influences Plastic Surgery Decisions

    Date Posted: 1/4/2010
    If you have watched shows like The Swan, Extreme Makeover, Dr. 90210, Miami Slice, or The Biggest Loser, you may be familiar with the life altering effects extreme weight loss and cosmetic surgery have ... Read More

  • Before and After Surgery Photos

    Date Posted: 12/1/2009
    With various plastic surgery options to choose from, you have a lot to evaluate. Among these considerations are finding the right procedure for your needs, funding the cost of surgery, recovery, potential ... Read More

  • Costs of Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 12/1/2009
    The cost of plastic surgery is most likely one of the most important variables you consider when it comes to having a procedure. The truth is, costs vary depending on the plastic surgeon you choose, where ... Read More

  • We Want to Hear From You!

    Date Posted: 12/1/2009
    1800mySurgeon offers the necessary tools and resources for patients to research and learn more about procedures and their surgeon's board records, credentials, experience and specialties. We also have ... Read More

  • Finance Your Next Procedure!

    Date Posted: 10/28/2009
    Have you always dreamt of changing your life and appearance, but haven’t been able to afford it? If you answered “yes”, you don’t need to consider cost as an obstacle to having ... Read More

  • Finding A Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

    Date Posted: 10/28/2009
    Deciding to have plastic surgery is an important and life-altering decision. The surgeon you choose to perform the surgery is an even more important part to making sure your procedure ends safely and ... Read More

  • Complete Your Weight Loss With Body Contouring

    Date Posted: 10/1/2009
    It is exciting to show off your new body after losing a significant amount of weight. But when you have heavy, left-over skin from your weight loss, it can make it difficult to find clothing to wear and ... Read More

  • Double Up! Having Multiple Procedures at Once

    Date Posted: 10/1/2009
    If you're considering plastic surgery, and want to improve the appearance of more than one part of your body, why not combine them rather than have work done one at a time? Having multiple plastic surgery ... Read More

  • Tummy Tuck Recovery Tips

    Date Posted: 7/31/2009
    Recovery is an essential part of any cosmetic surgery procedure, especially for a tummy tuck. It is critical for every patient to understand the tummy tuck recovery process before they undergo the procedure, ... Read More

  • Cosmetic Surgery in Your 50s

    Date Posted: 7/31/2009
    Growing old gracefully is what every man and woman dreams of. Since we can’t avoid hitting our 50s or the stop the effects of aging on our faces, cosmetic surgery can help us feel more in control ... Read More

  • Why Do People Have Plastic Surgery?

    Date Posted: 5/28/2009
    With over 12 million plastic surgery procedures performed in 2008, you might be thinking – “Why has plastic surgery become so popular over the years?” Although reasons differ by the ... Read More

  • What You Should Know About Tummy Tuck

    Date Posted: 5/28/2009
    Since you can remember, you have put so much effort into trying to lose the stubborn fatty bulges around your stomach. No matter what you do, the loose skin from your pregnancies or weight loss won’t ... Read More

  • Sun, Surf and Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 4/28/2009
    Shopping, sightseeing, relaxing and plastic surgery? Sounds like an odd combination, but many men and women are contributing to an emerging trend which combines plastic surgery with a vacation abroad. ... Read More

  • Affording Your Procedure

    Date Posted: 4/28/2009
    Everybody wants to look their absolute best. Men and women are constantly searching for ways to improve the way they feel about themselves. Thanks to the rising popularity of plastic surgery, modern technology ... Read More

  • 5 Ways to Have Great Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 4/28/2009
    Life is full of choices. Some choices are easy, some are difficult and some are life-changing - such as your decision to have plastic surgery. Your decision to have plastic surgery is an important one, ... Read More

  • Makeovers for Moms

    Date Posted: 4/28/2009
    Having children really changes a woman’s life, in more ways than one. The truth is, pregnancy and breast feeding causes drastic changes to the body and sometimes, diet or exercise alone cannot fix ... Read More

  • Latest Cosmetic Surgery Trends

    Date Posted: 3/31/2009
    Most patients ask for a nip here or a tuck there to hide their age and feel good about how they look. This consumer demand is one of the major reasons why the field of cosmetic surgery is constantly and ... Read More

  • Spring Ahead With Rejuvenation

    Date Posted: 2/25/2009
    Spring is here – time for outdoor recreation and joyful weather. Spring is also the time for change in your home, so why not start this spring by making positive changes to yourself? With all the ... Read More

  • Baby Boomers and Cosmetic Surgery

    Date Posted: 2/25/2009
    Baby boomers are at an age where the signs of aging are more obvious than ever. Loss of skin elasticity in various parts of their body has made it essential for them to turn to cosmetic surgery for help. ... Read More

  • Can Plastic Surgery Enhance Your Career?

    Date Posted: 1/26/2009
    We have all heard how important it is to make a good first impression during a job interview. “Dressing professionally” is most often one of the components. Looking good may seem unimportant ... Read More

  • Fall in Love With Your Body!

    Date Posted: 1/26/2009
    In today’s world, our idea of the “perfect” body is skewed. Television advertisements, magazine snapshots, movies and clothing store catalogues often give us an unrealistic look at what ... Read More

  • Affordable Self-Improvement

    Date Posted: 12/23/2008
    In a challenging economy, consumers are giving up the things they want and love, such as travel, a new computer or a new car. They are spending less on entertainment, dining out and other non-essential, ... Read More

  • A New You for the New Year

    Date Posted: 12/23/2008
    New Years’ Resolutions are the most made and the most easily broken promises of all time. There could be many different New Years’ Resolutions you can make for yourself, such as to spend quality ... Read More

  • A Second Chance at Looking Great

    Date Posted: 11/24/2008
    We often don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. Thanks to plastic surgery, we can, however, get a second chance to look great. In today’s society, the way you look is important ... Read More

  • Plastic Surgery for the Holidays

    Date Posted: 11/24/2008
    Looking great doesn’t have to wait until old age – or for the summer. Getting plastic surgery can be a great way to look and feel great about yourself for the Holidays. You can look fabulous ... Read More

  • What Is A Mini Tummy Tuck?

    Date Posted: 11/24/2008
    Countless hours of rigorous exercise plus countless efforts to keep track of calories equals countless times have wished your protruding abdomen went away. It can be frustrating to exercise and diet ... Read More

  • Am I A Good Candidate for Tummy Tuck?

    Date Posted: 11/3/2008
    Tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is often performed to achieve a smoother, flatter looking tummy. Diet and exercise often result in a soft abdominal area, which is why many people find that having their ... Read More

  • Plastic Surgery Check List

    Date Posted: 11/3/2008
    Before having plastic surgery, it is important to make sure you have found an experienced plastic surgeon and are fully aware of what your procedure entails, including risks and recovery time. While these ... Read More

  • Cosmetic Surgery Decisions

    Date Posted: 11/3/2008
    If you are considering cosmetic surgery, you are not alone. Many men and women are opting for cosmetic surgery and the numbers of procedures are soaring year after year. What is the driving force behind ... Read More

  • Realistic Plastic Surgery Expectations

    Date Posted: 9/29/2008
    The procedure, time, location, plastic surgeon and costs of surgery are all important factors in a patient’s decision to have plastic surgery. Although each of these have a great impact on the outcome ... Read More

  • Body Contouring This Fall

    Date Posted: 9/29/2008
    You’ve worked really hard to lose weight by dieting and exercising, or even by having gastric bypass surgery. The fat is practically gone, but now your skin lacks the elasticity it once had and ... Read More

  • Plastic Surgeons to Look Out For

    Date Posted: 9/29/2008
    You have read all the tips on finding a qualified plastic surgeon and have done all your research. You finally get recommended to a surgeon and go in for a consultation. One thing you should be aware ... Read More

  • Reducing Post-Surgery Scars

    Date Posted: 8/28/2008
    Scars always have a story behind them – falling down as a kid, a soccer injury or a wound from the time you rumbled with your best friend. Scars that result from plastic surgery, however, are a ... Read More

  • Plastic Surgery Rewards

    Date Posted: 8/28/2008
    Successful plastic surgery can be a very rewarding experience for patients. It can have psychological benefits, professional advantages, improved health conditions and social gains. The way you look can ... Read More

  • Financing Your New Look

    Date Posted: 7/28/2008
    Not too long ago, plastic surgery was designed for the rich and famous. Those with more modest means could only dream of having surgery. Today, with the growth and wide acceptance of plastic surgery financing, ... Read More

  • How Much Do You Know About Plastic Surgery? Take Our Quiz!

    Date Posted: 7/28/2008
    Plastic surgery – You’ve heard about it, you’re read about it and now you’re anxious to get it! Have you considered about how much you actually know about plastic surgery? Do you ... Read More

  • Post-Surgery Survival Guide

    Date Posted: 6/30/2008
    It’s always good to be prepared, especially after having surgery. With some essential elements, you’ll be well on your road to recovery. Planning ahead can make your recovery smoother by alleviating ... Read More

  • Healthy for Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 6/30/2008
    A breast augmentation, tummy tuck or face lift can change a person’s appearance, but it won’t drastically change a person’s life. While it’s true that elective surgery is at an ... Read More

  • Finding the Right Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon

    Date Posted: 6/19/2008
    Plastic surgery in Los Angeles continues to be a growing trend. With so many surgical options available and so many Los Angeles plastic surgeons performing them, it could be difficult to know if ... Read More

  • Tips On Finding the Best Plastic Surgeon

    Date Posted: 5/28/2008
    The reality is, any medical doctor with an active medical license can perform cosmetic surgery. For example, a dentist could legally perform liposuction, just as a dermatologist could perform breast augmentation. ... Read More

  • Minimizing Risks for Maximum Results

    Date Posted: 5/28/2008
    The safety of plastic surgery has long been questioned. Especially with the recent death of Donda West, mother of rapper Kanye West, even more people are raising their eyebrows at the safety of plastic ... Read More

  • Looking Great Over 50

    Date Posted: 5/28/2008
    Our skin is the first thing that shows the signs of aging. As we get older and with years of sun exposure, pollution and possible drinking or smoking, the appearance of wrinkles, crow’s feet, forehead ... Read More

  • Mini Tummy Tuck Vs Full Tummy Tuck

    Date Posted: 5/2/2008
    Most of us can admit that the abdomen is one of the most difficult areas of the body to contour. Even by dieting and exercising, the stubborn fat deposits don’t seem to go away and the skin around ... Read More

  • Getting to Know Your Plastic Surgeon

    Date Posted: 5/2/2008
    Doctors across the U.S are practicing plastic surgery without having the license and training necessary to do so. In 1997, an obstetrician-gynecologist performed liposuction surgery on three patients, ... Read More

  • Bariatric Surgery Follow-Ups

    Date Posted: 4/15/2008
    As one of the major surgeries performed in the United States, Bariatric surgery remains a popular option for the treatment of obesity. A report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows ... Read More

  • All About Post-Bariatric Surgery

    Date Posted: 4/14/2008
    Patients who have lost massive amounts of weight often turn to post-bariatric surgery to be able to fully enjoy the benefits of their new body. Many patients feel discouraged by the discomfort of loose, ... Read More

  • Considering Plastic Surgery? 1800mysurgeon.Com Can Help!

    Date Posted: 4/10/2008
    Men and women consider plastic surgery for different reasons. Some want to look and feel younger by reversing the signs of aging. Others consider it for body contouring after significant weight loss. ... Read More

  • Are You Ready for Plastic Surgery? 8 Signs That Point to "Yes"

    Date Posted: 4/10/2008
    Plastic surgery - You’ve heard about it, you’ve read about it and you can’t stop thinking about it. So how do you know if you’re really ready for plastic surgery?To make sure your ... Read More

  • What Makes A Plastic Surgeon "Top Rated"?

    Date Posted: 3/20/2008
    Physicians can easily call themselves cosmetic surgeons. However, only physicians who are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) can distinguish themselves as Board-Certified Plastic ... Read More

  • Finding the Right Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon

    Date Posted: 3/14/2008
    Plastic surgery continues to be a growing trend. That’s why there are so many plastic surgeons in Los Angeles today who are offering all types of plastic surgery procedures. But how does one find ... Read More

  • Make Plastic Surgery C.O.U.N.T

    Date Posted: 2/13/2008
    There are steps you can take to ensure that your plastic surgery procedure is a success. By following these steps, you can make plastic surgery C.O.U.N.T.Carefully select a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. ... Read More

  • The Reality of Plastic Surgery Influences

    Date Posted: 2/13/2008
    Surprisingly, body image and self-esteem have very little to do with the motivation for plastic surgery. According to a study by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), body satisfaction has ... Read More

  • Mommy Makeovers: Surgery After Pregnancy

    Date Posted: 2/13/2008
    Sometimes, recommended diet and exercise are not enough for mothers to get their figures back. Mothers are no longer sacrificing their looks just because they’ve had children and are turning to ... Read More

  • Understanding Anesthesia

    Date Posted: 1/25/2008
    Anesthesia remains a major concern for patients interested in plastic surgery procedures. To help ease the worries before going under the knife, Board Certified Plastic Surgeons recommend that patients ... Read More

  • Frequently Asked Questions (Faqs)

    Date Posted: 1/22/2008
    Q: What is plastic surgery?   A: Plastic surgery is a medical field that deals with surgery on the skin, face, hands, breasts and other body parts. This surgical specialty reshapes or remolds facial ... Read More

  • The New Year - the New You

    Date Posted: 12/20/2007
    Life’s twists and turns, busy schedules, family responsibilities, catching up at work – all the factors causing you to push back the cosmetic surgery on your agenda. With the New Year upon ... Read More

  • Smoking and Plastic Surgery

    Date Posted: 12/6/2007
    Over 400,000 people die each year from smoking-related illnesses. Most smokers don’t realize the hazards smoking causes, especially when it comes to plastic surgery. Regular smokers, those exposed ... Read More

  • Doctor Consultation Tips

    Date Posted: 12/6/2007
    Once you have decided to have plastic surgery and have found a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, your next step is to have consultation. A consultation is an important opportunity which allocates time ... Read More

  • How to Choose A Plastic Surgeon

    Date Posted: 11/11/2007
    Plastic surgery is rapidly growing in popularity. More and more people are turning to plastic surgery to change their lifestyle and feel good, both inside and out. As this field is on the rise, it becomes ... Read More

  • Starting Your Journey: Planning for Surgery

    Date Posted: 11/11/2007
    You’ve had plastic surgery on your mind for a while. The only thing holding you back is the confusion of choosing the right procedure, finding a trusted plastic surgeon and just simply how to plan ... Read More

  • Plastic Surgeon Qualifications

    Date Posted: 11/11/2007
    Plastic surgery deals with reconstruction, repair or replacement of physical defects on various parts of the body. A plastic surgeon needs to be competent, highly skilled and knowledgeable in order to ... Read More

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