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J. Kevin Duplechain, MD, FACS Blog

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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What’s a Deep Plane Facelift?

More patients in their 40s and 50s are seeking out facelifts. This phenomenon received media attention after Sonja Morgan of The Real Housewives of New York City underwent a deep plane facelift to correct relatively minor jowls and wrinkles. While her openness about the procedure got people’s attention, the results were also noteworthy—both natural-looking and …

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10 Things You Can Do For Your Skin’s Microbiome

Maintaining healthy, smooth skin involves a paradox: you need to avoid certain bacteria, but you also need to support your skin’s healthy, natural microbiome. Our cultural standard of hygiene would tell us otherwise, with daily showers, abrasive soaps, and even antibiotics that affect bacteria throughout our bodies, bad and good. But a diversity of good …

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Am I Too Young for a Facelift?

As the popularity of non-surgical treatments and “nano” anti-aging therapies soars, more and more people are starting to approach cosmetic medicine from a preventative standpoint—and at an earlier age. For the last few years, the topic of millennials and plastic surgery has been covered by beauty magazines and bloggers, with headlines claiming that younger generations …

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6 Questions You Have About Pelleve RF Wrinkle Reduction

We hear from a lot of clients who are interested in improving the appearance of their skin— tightening it, reducing wrinkles, minimizing the signs of aging. Today, there are a plethora of non-surgical options, including something called Pelleve RF Wrinkle Reduction. This is a method we’ve come to love because our patients have been so …

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How Can I Fix a Bad Facelift Result?

While patients need to have a reasonable expectation going into any surgery, bad facelift results are not uncommon. Obviously, they can result from a lack of knowledge or experience on the part of the surgeon. In some cases, a patient not following pre- and post-operative recommendations also plays a part, especially in poor healing and …

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Can I Get a Second Facelift?

Yes you can get a second facelift! A secondary rhytidectomy is almost always an option providing your overall health is favorable enough to undergo surgery. While patients who have undergone a facelift will generally look younger than if they had not had the procedure, they may wish to have a second facelift to address continued and …

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12 Healthy Recipes You Can Make With What’s in Your Pantry

The current state of the world requires us to get a little extra creative in our day-to-day lives—particularly when it comes to meal planning. If reduced trips to the store for fresh produce and recipe-specific ingredients have you in a dinner slump, re-check your pantry: it likely has more options for healthy eating than you …

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