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Breast Augmentation Recovery: What is it Like?

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At Blaine Plastic Surgery, we want our patients to be fully informed and comfortable with any procedure they decide to pursue, including breast augmentations. You may have heard that a breast augmentation requires a long, drawn-out recovery period, and we want to debunk this myth! Below, we’ll walk you through the stages of recovery from…

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Benefits of Aesthetic Care from a Plastic Surgery Practice

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Have you ever wondered whether the deals at your local day spa were too good to be true? Do you have a friend who recently told you that they felt duped into buying large and expensive skin care packages and products that were largely ineffective? Well, we have – unfortunately, we hear this complaint all…

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What Do We Mean When We Talk About “Botox?”

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Since its initial FDA approval in 2002, Botox has become the Kleenex of wrinkle-reducing injectables; a brand name virtually interchangeable with the category itself. This non-surgical method of reducing fine lines and wrinkles is extremely popular, with more than 6 million treatments performed each year. The prominence of the Botox brand has led many patients…

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How Do I Know if I Need a Breast Lift?

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Have your breasts changed over time?  Do you notice your breasts don’t fill bras or clothing the way you would like?  Perhaps you’ve come to realize this consequence after weight fluctuations or pregnancy. Or perhaps you’ve always felt this way! A breast lift is a common cosmetic surgery procedure that addresses these very common breast…

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Breast Lift Incision Types

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Did you know that there is more that goes into the consideration of a breast lift than simply determining if it is the right option for you? Once you decide that you are interested in a breast lift, you will need to work with your plastic surgeon to determine which incision type is best for…

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Summer Skin – Skin Cancer Awareness Month

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Skin Cancer Awareness It is likely that you, a close family member, or friend of yours has suffered a diagnosis of skin cancer at some point in your lifetime. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70. Some forms of skin cancer are even…

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Breast Reductions: Everything You Need to Know

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Do you feel that your breasts enter the room before you do?  Do you deal daily with under-boob sweat, back or shoulder pain, chafing, and painful bouncing? Do you have trouble finding clothes that fit or find yourself only wearing loose, boxy tops?  Are “granny bras” the only kind that fit you? The struggle is…

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YOUR Customized Breast Augmentation Treatment Plan

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Part 1: Implant Type Here’s a very common scenario: Your friend had a breast augmentation and looks great! You think to yourself, “I’ll have what she had!” You ask her for all the details and you come to your consultation armed with this information knowing exactly what you want. From implant size to placement and…

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Dr. Blaine Approved as a Member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

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Blaine Plastic Surgery is thrilled to announce that Dr. Christine Blaine has been approved as a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). This highly-regarded organization is made up of The American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS). They are board-certified plastic surgeons who are dedicated to the art, science, and safe practice…

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Lunchtime Lipo: Learn the Basics

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“Lunchtime Lipo” may be a newer term, but the procedure itself is the same tried and true liposuction that has been performed across the world for decades. Lunchtime Lipo refers to a liposuction procedure performed under local anesthesia in relatively quick procedure time. Often times when a patient thinks of liposuction, they assume it must…

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