J. Kevin Duplechain, MD, FACS
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Lafayette, LA 70508
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J. Kevin Duplechain, MD, FACS Blog

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Picture Perfect: Prepping For a Portrait in Lafayette, Louisiana

Portrait photography is a powerful medium that allows us to freeze moments in time. Whether you're interested in celebrating a milestone event, updating your personal brand or professional image with headshots, or immortalizing the essence of your authentic self for years to come, documenting your best portrait is a major step.  Thankfully, Lafayette is full …

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Woman smiling after liposuction body contouring and Renuvion skin tightening

Dr. Duplechain Shares His Favorite Ways to Tighten Skin & Level-Up Liposuction Results

Liposuction remains the procedure of choice to shape proportional and defined silhouettes. However, if you are considering liposuction, remember that fat removal is only half the battle: in many cases, liposuction can leave behind lax skin that may obscure your new shape.  Enter: Renuvion® skin tightening, a revolutionary procedure that uses advanced technology to tighten …

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Woman on a plane traveling to Lafayette for a deep plane facelift with Dr. Duplechain

Should I travel for a facelift?

Though it isn’t the same as “medical tourism,” traveling for surgery is nothing new. For years, patients have sought out some of the best doctors to have high profile surgeries like facelift or rhinoplasty. The recent marked increase in coverage of celebrity facelifts has driven the price of a deep plane facelift up significantly in …

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6 Top Non-Surgical Procedures for Men

We wanted to share with you some of our male patients’ favorite aesthetic treatments. Cosmetic procedures can not only help you look your best, but can help you feel more confident and self-assured—and non-surgical options do so with little or no downtime, making them easy to fit with most men’s lifestyles. If you are a …

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Your Local Lafayette Holiday Gift Guide

The season of giving is upon us, and we know firsthand how supporting small businesses can make a BIG impact on the community. To us, spreading holiday cheer means being mindful and intentional about where we put our dollars. Here are our top 4 reasons to shop local businesses instead of big-box stores or corporations: …

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Your Deep Plane Facelift Questions Answered by a Cosmetic Surgeon

Deep plane facelifts have increased in popularity in recent years but, due to the complexity of the procedure, not all surgeons offer this technique. A renowned cosmetic surgeon, certified by numerous trusted medical boards, Dr. J. Kevin Duplechain has performed over 2,000 facelift procedures and teaches this specialized technique to other surgeons in the industry. …

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10 Superfoods to Eat to Support Beautiful Skin

Did you know nutrition plays a truly significant role in how your skin looks—and there are certain superfoods that may enhance your skin’s appearance from the inside out? Eating foods from this list will also benefit your overall health and that difference will be reflected with glowing skin! 1. Fish Fatty acids in fish help …

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Are Tattoos Bad for Your Skin? A Cosmetic Surgeon Explains.

There’s no denying the popularity of tattoos. As of 2021, approximately 30-40% of Americans had at least one tattoo, with many having multiple. But, despite their prevalence, many people don’t consider what effects tattoos have on their skin or what tattoo inks are made of. As a credentialed cosmetic surgeon and skin expert, I’d like …

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