Ask Dr. Polecritti: What Is Vaginal Rejuvenation?

Vaginal Rejuvenation What is Vaginal Rejuvenation? Vaginal rejuvenation is a term that encompasses several procedures or combination of procedures which result in a more youthful and cosmetically pleasing private area. Vaginal rejuvenation can include; reducing the labia minora (inner vaginal lips), adding fullness to the labia majora (outer lips), removing excess tissue from the clitoris, liposuction to the mons pubis,

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Kybella Demonstration

On April 21st, we performed a LIVE demonstration of the new FDA approved injectable to get rid of submental fat. Our patient, Kim, takes us through the injection, and her results 1-2 weeks after. The procedure, though painless, did cause significant swelling for a few days and she did feel a bit numb, but after 3 days the symptoms subsided and

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Ask the Plastic Surgeon: What Are The Different Types of Breast Surgeries Available?

As we prepare for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we thought this topic was very timely. There are many different types of breast surgeries, and often the surgeries are performed together, as in the case of a breast augmentation and breast lift (Mastopexy). Breast surgery is one of our many specialties and we use all of the current cutting edge techniques

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Ask The Plastic Surgeon: What is a liquid facelift? Is it better than getting a surgical facelift?

Question: What is a liquid facelift? Is it better than getting a surgical facelift? Answer:  A liquid facelift is a non scientific term used frequently to describe the use of injectables in order to give a patient improved facial contour and a more youthful appearance.  The term therefore is subject to interpretation and may not be equivalent among medical providers. The

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June Newsletter: Sun Protection

SUNSCREEN FACTS SUMMER IS HERE! We, at the Julian Institute of Plastic Surgery, get asked frequently about sun protection. We also unfortunately see and treat the negative effects of sun exposure. These include skin cancer (Basal cell carcinoma, Squamous cell carcinoma and Melanoma), but also wrinkles and sagging of the skin due to collagen degradation. Sun light exposes us to ultraviolet

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