If you are interested in breast augmentation, you have a big decision to make before your plastic surgery. That is, whether you prefer silicone implants or saline implants. Both types provide the enlargement you want. They both also increase the fullness of your breasts, improve self-image and provide natural looking results. Below, the expert in breast reconstruction at Zenn Plastic Surgery in Raleigh, North Carolina…


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Only about 20 percent of abdominoplasty patients make good candidates for a mini-tummy tuck. But this procedure has many benefits for the right people. Much misunderstood by the general public, the term “mini” does not mean the surgery leads to less optimum muscle tightening or skin removal than the regular method. In fact, the results are quite similar. How does a full tummy tuck compare…


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It takes time to find the right fit in any doctor-patient relationship. The same is true in plastic surgery. But many patients visit with only one plastic surgeon before making major decisions about their body. Instead of jumping in quickly with both feet, consider taking the time to talk to another experienced professional for a second opinion. Below, we explore some reasons why it is…


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According to one prestigious breast surgeon from North Carolina, male breast reduction surgery is actually quite common. Many males develop enlarged breasts that can make them feel embarrassed and uncomfortable about the state of their body. There are a number of reasons why this occurs, and every male should know some important elements regarding the cause of breast development and what is involved with a…


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Most people are unaware that there are four different types of anesthesia used in healthcare settings like surgical centers. One plastic surgeon located in Raleigh, North Carolina explains the types of anesthesia used during cosmetic procedures in this Triangle Area in order to broaden patient understanding of each. What Is the Definition of Anesthesia? Simply put, the definition of anesthesia is a loss of sensation…


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Anyone who is contemplating any type of cosmetic procedure should be certain to first do their research. One very important part of which doctor to pick, is whether or not they hold a true board certification. Read on to examine the key reasons why  choosing a ABPS board certified plastic surgeon is vital. Cosmetic surgery has become popular and accepted in our society. Because of…


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Most people have tricks to hide their aging and tired eyes. Some use make-up to hide wrinkle lines or shadows from eyelid bags. It is not surprising that late night television has so many commercials for creams and potions that promise younger eyes since there are no real shortcuts to hide aging around our eyes. Our eye area is exceptionally delicate and is one of…


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  Raleigh, NC based plastic surgeon, Dr. Zenn explains why some women, and some men, would want to undergo a breast reduction surgery procedure. The proper name for a breast reduction is reduction mammoplasty. In many patients, overly large and heavy breasts cause pain that may be severe and chronic in nature. The constant pulling and heaviness of the breasts causes pain in the neck,…


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BRCA, or the “breast cancer gene,” has made headlines with regards to women who present with mutated this or other mutated genes that increase their risk of development of breast cancer. Lifetime risk of breast cancer in some patients is as high as 85%. Breast cancer continues to be the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women. Only lung cancer surpasses this grim statistic….


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