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J. Kevin Duplechain, MD, FACS Blog

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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Top 6 Beauty News Stories of the Past Decade

The fashion and beauty world is anything but stagnant. New trends are emerging all the time and, over the course of the 2010s, there were significant changes in how we think about cosmetics, skincare, and personal style. Now that we’re entering the 2020s, it’s a good time to reflect on the biggest beauty trends of …

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No Regerts: These 8 Tattoo Fails Makes Us Thankful for Laser Tattoo Removal

Whether you’re covered in them or prefer to keep your body a blank canvas, there is no denying that tattoos are a personal artistic expression—and decreasing social and professional stigma toward body ink means more and more folks are expressing themselves through dazzling, visible designs. While many who choose to sit in their favorite tattoo …

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