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J. Kevin Duplechain, MD, FACS Blog

Benzene was found in several sunscreens. Check your bottles to make sure they weren’t on the list.

You’ve likely heard that you need to be wearing sunscreen every day, both to keep your skin looking young and to protect you from ultraviolet (UV) radiation that can lead to skin cancer. But a May 2021 statement from Valisure, an independent lab, warned the public that cancer-causing benzene was detected in 78 of 294 …

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Which Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures to Say Yes to (and Which to Avoid) During the Summer Months

We love summer! From kayaking on Lake Martin to exploring the charming streets of downtown Lafayette, our area of Louisiana offers endless fun. And whether you’re planning to enjoy summer at home or head over to one of our nearby white sand beaches, we know you’ll want to look as relaxed and rejuvenated as you …

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How Helium Plasma and RF Technology Can Save You From Having More Invasive Cosmetic Surgery

So many of us can name a “spot” on our body that we’d rather not show off, ever. Yet for some, the idea of using plastic surgery to correct the issue, or the idea of having a scar instead of the original problem, causes them to keep living with it. The minimally-invasive skin tightening technology …

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How to Combine 360 Lipo & Renuvion to Transform Your Shape

The cosmetic surgery field is constantly undergoing innovative new technologies and techniques to help patients look great without lengthy procedures or extensive downtime. The combination of 360 liposuction and Renuvion is an excellent example of this innovation, providing patients with full-body fat reduction and skin tightening in one minimally invasive procedure. Since swimsuit season is …

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Want Breast Implants Without the Scars? What You Need to Know about Transaxillary Breast Augmentation.

If you’re looking into breast enhancement, one option for selected patients is transaxillary breast augmentation, with barely-visible incisions placed in the folds of each underarm. This “scarless” breast augmentation doesn’t mean you won’t have an incision, but it does mean that your scars will be as discreet as possible. Dr. Kevin Duplechain performs many breast …

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The 6 Biggest Health Food Trends in 2021

For many of us, 2020 wasn’t our best year. But, with more time spent at home, we were able to re-focus our attention on our health and nutrition. While the tech sector experienced the largest growth of any industry this past year, the health foods sector wasn’t far behind, with companies presenting innovative ways for …

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Why Women Love Mommy Makeovers—and What to Look for in a Cosmetic Surgeon

We recently read a RealSelf article documenting six women who underwent mommy makeover surgery, how much they paid for their surgeries, which procedures were included, and whether they thought their mommy makeovers were worth it. We loved this article for a few reasons: These women were completely transparent, giving readers an inside view of mommy …

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Can Natural Skincare Actually Deliver Results?

Does “natural” skincare work? Phrases like “natural skincare” and “clean beauty” are listed on all sorts of skincare packaging—but the truth is we can’t make any assumptions based on these promises. First, it’s important to understand there is no standardized, FDA-approved definition of “natural.” Second, just because a product is made up of all-natural ingredients …

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Is NeoGraft the Future of Hair Restoration for Men?

Unfortunately, many men begin to lose their hair as early as their 20s. As a man, hair loss can be a serious detriment to your confidence, even changing the way you perceive yourself. You may have considered a hair transplant procedure, but are unwilling to risk having a linear scar on the back of your …

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