How to Choose the Best Sunscreen This Summer

Summer is in full-swing and you’re heading out to the river for the weekend…but did you pack the right sunscreen? The type of sunscreen you choose shouldn’t be taken lightly, as it can not only reduce your chance of getting a painful (and unsightly) sunburn, but more importantly it helps keep your skin from pre-mature

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QuickLift: What is it and is it Right For You?

Maybe you’ve heard about the QuickLift from friends or from browsing online; but what is it? To start, it’s one style of many types of facelifts. It is a true facelift but is slightly less invasive and requires less downtime than a traditional one. The purpose of the QuickLift is to rejuvenate the lower half

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Common Plastic Surgery Patient Questions, Part 2

Have questions about plastic surgery? See what questions most patients have for Dr. DeMars during their first consultation. (And find other questions & answers in Common Plastic Surgery Questions Part 1!) 1.)     How long do I have to wait before resuming my workout routine? That depends on the specific surgical procedure performed and can run

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Common Plastic Surgery Patient Questions, Part 1

Have questions about plastic surgery? See what questions most patients have for Dr. DeMars during their first consultation. (And look out for Common Plastic Surgery Questions Part 2!) 1.)     Are your surgeries done as an outpatient? Yes, we do almost all of our procedures as an outpatient. On the average a patient is ready to

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Can I Get Liposuction? What Makes an Ideal Candidate

Realistic Weight Loss Expectations with Liposuction A common misconception about liposuction is that it is used for weight loss. Although it will help a person lose weight, the main goal of liposuction is to remove excessive fat in problem areas and help re-sculpt the body. Consequently, an ideal candidate for the procedure is someone who

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Will I have a scar from my plastic surgery?

Any plastic surgery procedure may result in slight scarring. However, good plastic surgeons study and train for years to achieve the best techniques intended to minimize or hide scars. Often times, the surgeon will create incisions on areas that are in natural creases, such as under the breast, under hair, or inside the armpit. For

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