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What Can You Do to Relieve Breast-Related Back Pain?

While some women choose to have breast augmentation surgery in the hopes of having larger breasts, others may feel like their breasts are too large and choose to have them reduced for cosmetic or health-related reasons. The weight of large breasts not only causes pain in areas such as the back, shoulders, upper arms, and …

Which Foods Help Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage?

After spending plenty of time in the outdoors, your skin may be weathered—and you’re likely looking for ways to give it a smoother and more refreshed appearance. Over-the-counter products can help, but at-home care can only do so much for skin that is uneven and lined. Patients often find facial fillers from our Milwaukee-area practice to be …

How Does CoolSculpting® Reduce Fat in the Body?

If, like many people, you’re mostly satisfied with your overall appearance—aside from a few areas of fat that you can’t seem to lose, whether genetics, hormones, or your natural body type simply make you prone to carrying more fat in these areas—there’s a way of finally getting rid of the extra volume for good. No …

How to Autumn-Proof Your Skin

Plenty of major changes occur and our lives often get busier once school is back in session. We often take on more difficult work projects during this time of year, as well as start preparing for the hectic holiday season. Aside from the days becoming shorter and leaves turning orange and red, our skin also …

Why is Laser Skin Resurfacing Ideal for Fall?

During the transition from summer to fall, patients often search for cosmetic treatments that will undo the damage our skin is subjected to during the hotter months. Everything from sun, sand, and sea to chlorinated pools, dirt, pollution, dryness, oily skin due to the high temperatures and humidity, and the rashes or allergies from exposure …

How Can You Improve the Lifespan of Dermal Fillers?

If you’re having facial fillers from our Milwaukee-area injectors, remember that the results will be long-lasting, but temporary. All facial fillers are eventually metabolized by the body, with the added volume gradually receding over time. Regardless of what type of filler they’ve had—whether Juvéderm®, Restylane®, RHA®, or something else—patients will eventually have to have additional injections to …

3 Simple Techniques to Brighten Up Dull, Tired Skin

The changeover from winter to spring to summer often leaves many people with a worn-out-looking, blotchy complexion as the humidity increases, temperatures go up, and we make other lifestyle changes that forces our skin to adapt to new conditions. People can often have inflamed acne flare-ups when the seasons change suddenly and rapidly. More water …

5 Secrets for Easing Stress When You’re Having Plastic Surgery During the Pandemic

If you’ve found yourself thinking, “Would I ever get plastic surgery in the future?” one of the important things to consider is when you’ll have enough time to fit it into your schedule. After a procedure, such as eyelid surgery from our Milwaukee-area team, patients spend up to two weeks in recovery. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, …

Debunking 3 Misconceptions About Facial Fillers

Whether you’re self-conscious about laugh lines around the mouth or wish your lips were slightly poutier or your cheeks a little more sculpted, fillers can restore your confidence by adding volume and lift to the skin. Before you have dermal fillers in the Milwaukee area (or anywhere), chances are good that you’ve done your research …

5 Ways to Preserve Breast Augmentation Results

Patients who are having breast augmentation at our Lake Country practice should be aware that breast implants are durable devices—but they unfortunately don’t last forever. We recommend that implants be removed or replaced if complications have occurred or the patient wants to make a cosmetic change. The appearance of your breasts will continue to change …

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