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Face lift vs. neck lift – which is right for you?

Face lift vs. neck lift – which is right for you?

Created on: Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

If you are considering cosmetic surgery for a youthful look, then you might have difficulty choosing which procedure to go for.

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How to maintain cosmetic surgery results

How to maintain cosmetic surgery results

Created on: Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

When you undergo cosmetic surgery, you are making an investment into your looks which should be protected afterwards as well.

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The Pros & Cons of Liposuction and Nonsurgical Fat Reduction

The Pros & Cons of Liposuction and Nonsurgical Fat Reduction

Created on: Friday, July 21, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

A common concern for most cosmetic surgery patients is diet and exercise-resistant pockets of fat. These pockets of fat are incredibly difficult to get rid of without the assistance of a body sculpting procedure of some time. The most commonly performed of these body sculpting procedures is liposuction.

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Dietary Tips Following Liposuction

Dietary Tips Following Liposuction

Created on: Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

One of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures is liposuction. People choose liposuction because they want to slim down and change their body image. This can help to boost self-esteem and confidence, because you are happier with your appearance, but unless you make some life changes you won’t be able to maintain this new found slimmer image.

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5 Things You Should Know About Liposuction

5 Things You Should Know About Liposuction

Created on: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

As you may know, Liposuction is a procedure that removes body fat deposits that are resilient to your diet and exercise. It is a commonly performed surgical procedure all around the world. People tend to gravitate toward liposuction to help reshape the contours of their body.

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3 Tips for Healthy Summer Skin

3 Tips for Healthy Summer Skin

Created on: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

It is easy to get caught up in the active outdoor fun in the summer and completely forget to take care of your skin. How many times have you forgotten to put on sunscreen or moisturize after a day at the beach? It is important for us to not neglect our skin during these summer months, because while we may feel great and get a nice tan, our skin could be getting damaged.

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Why you should give up sugar after a tummy tuck

Why you should give up sugar after a tummy tuck

Created on: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

You just got rid of the flab that was hanging off your belly with a tummy tuck. Do you really want to go through that long healing process and expense again? The first thing you need to do to prevent more flab from accumulating is to cut down on carbs and this includes eliminating sugar fro...

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When should liposuction be considered?

When should liposuction be considered?

Created on: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Are you considering liposuction but have no idea whether it is a sensible choice for you or not? The non-invasive procedure can do wonders for your figure but that does not mean you should book one immediately. Here are a couple of thing...

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What type of exercises you can do after breast augmentation

What type of exercises you can do after breast augmentation

Created on: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

One of the main concerns that you might have after getting breast augmentation is what kind of exercises you can do after. Contrary to popular belief, you cannot just jump on that health kick again after the procedure. You have to allow the pectoral muscles to heal and the...

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Waist Trainers: Do they live up to the hype?

Waist Trainers: Do they live up to the hype?

Created on: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Everyone is looking for a new way to achieve the body image they desire. Every year there is some new weight loss “secret weapon” that is supposed to make it easy to trim down your waistline by a few inches or pants sizes in “30 days or less” – Does that sound familiar?

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3 Post-Cosmetic Procedure Tips to Maintain your Results

3 Post-Cosmetic Procedure Tips to Maintain your Results

Created on: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

If you are spending your hard-earned money on cosmetic procedure, wouldn’t you want the results to last long term? This requires you to make some changes in your lifestyle so that you don’t end up in the same place that you were at before.

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Refresh your Look with these Non-Surgical Options

Refresh your Look with these Non-Surgical Options

Created on: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Do you have an interested in refreshing your look, but don’t want to deal with the hassle of going through a cosmetic surgical procedure? Well, luckily there are a ton of options for you to choose from, but how are you ever supposed to know what fits your needs the best when there are so many options?

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Best exercise tips for a post plastic surgery body

Best exercise tips for a post plastic surgery body

Created on: Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Working out should be a part of your regular regime but it can be difficult to maintain once you have plastic surgery done. You cannot jump back on that bandwagon immediately for one thing and you need to have your doctor's approval before attempting ambitious workouts later even if you think you...

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5 Tips for a Smoother, Better Shave

5 Tips for a Smoother, Better Shave

Created on: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Shaving is an essential part of most people’s lives and yet the majority of people hate shaving. They dislike shaving for a variety of reasons – takes too much time, skins gets irritated, accidentally cut yourself. While shaving can be difficult sometimes, it doesn’t have to be and a lot of this discomfort can be avoided.

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Top 3 Summer Skin Care Tips

Top 3 Summer Skin Care Tips

Created on: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

The summer months are a great time to be active and outdoors, but that means your skin will be subjected to an increased amount of potentially damaging UV rays. This means you need to be extra cautious about protecting your skin to ensure that your skin remains healthy.

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When is a facelift appropriate?

When is a facelift appropriate?

Created on: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Despite the fact that dermal fillers and Botox are equally effective as non-invasive face rejuvenation techniques, facelifts are more popular

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What your plastic surgeon should know about liposuction

What your plastic surgeon should know about liposuction

Created on: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Getting liposuction or a tummy tuck for a trimmer figure is a good idea if you are unable to shed off stubborn pounds or need to alleviate swelling post surgery. However, an experienced plastic surgeon should inform you about the procedure from start to finish and what to expect before, during an...

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Top 4 Things You Should Know About Laser Skin Resurfacing

Top 4 Things You Should Know About Laser Skin Resurfacing

Created on: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

One of the most proven ways to reduce wrinkles, age spots and acne scars is to undergo a laser skin resurfacing. This procedure will balance your tone and give your skin a more youthful appearance. Lasers are effective at doing this because of their precision accuracy.

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Tummy tuck vs. Liposuction

Tummy tuck vs. Liposuction

Created on: Monday, April 10, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Is your abdominal fat preventing you from rocking a beach body? If you wish to undergo plastic surgery for it then you need to know your options. For example, a tummy tuck is quite different from a liposuction. Even though both procedure...

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Top 4 things you should know about Laser Skin Resurfacing

Top 4 things you should know about Laser Skin Resurfacing

Created on: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

If the sun or time have wreaked havoc with your skin leaving it wrinkled, blotchy or lined, then laser resurfacing can help by making it look healthier and younger. Here are 4 things you should know before undergoing this treatment: 1. Find out if you are a good c...

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What Can be Cosmetically Done to Get a Better Body That Doesn’t Involve Surgery

What Can be Cosmetically Done to Get a Better Body That Doesn’t Involve Surgery

Created on: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

There are a ton of non-surgical options out there for you that can help improve your body and give you that slimmer look, you desire. If your goal is to fit in your jeans, leave that muffin top behind, go cellulite free in that bikini you love so much, we have options for you to achieve that look you desire from head to toe—without the need to go under the knife.

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3 Healthy Ways to Indulge Without Sabotaging Your Diet

3 Healthy Ways to Indulge Without Sabotaging Your Diet

Created on: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

So, you are on a diet and doing great, you are sticking to the diets guidelines and not cheating (too much), but then a holiday comes around and you are put in a situation where eating a ton of food is tradition. We have all been in this situation before! It is difficult to get back on the diet once you have gone so far off the rails, so what do you do?

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Facelift: When You Should Plan to Have it Done Before an Event

Facelift: When You Should Plan to Have it Done Before an Event

Created on: Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Do you have a big event coming up that you want to look younger for? A facelift is a great option to help rejuvenate your look and reclaim some of your youthful appearance. You will need to do some planning if you want to be ready for your event however, as facelifts have a four to six month recovery period before you are completely healed and looking the best you can look.

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The benefits of light chemical peels

The benefits of light chemical peels

Created on: Sunday, March 05, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Most skin damage is caused by UV rays, ageing or because of buildup of skin cells that clog up pores making it look dull and lifeless. These effects can be reversed with light chemical peels which cannot only rejuvenate the skin but make it look fresher at the same time. A skin peel ...

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Skin care advice from a plastic surgeon

Skin care advice from a plastic surgeon

Created on: Sunday, March 05, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Walking into a spa or a cosmetic store can be overwhelming if you don't know what can work on your skin and what can make it worse. Do all of those lotions, serums and powders really have the potential to make your skin glow and appear healthier naturally? According to plastic s...

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How injectable fillers can shave off years from your face

How injectable fillers can shave off years from your face

Created on: Friday, March 03, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Even though you cannot stop time, you can prevent it from making you look older than you are. This can be done through face fillers which provide a number of possibilities. For one thing, they can make you look younger and enhance your lines to make you appear youthful. This is done by fill...

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Different types of fillers and wrinkle treatments

Different types of fillers and wrinkle treatments

Created on: Friday, February 24, 2017
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Did you know that you can look years younger just by having some work done on your face? Injectable wrinkle fillers can take years away from your features giving you a youthful look for as long as you need. The procedure takes less than half an hour and just needs to be re-done when ...

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4 Dermatologist Recommended Skin Care Tips

Created on: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

I’m sure like many others, especially in the winter time, you encounter dry skin from time to time on your face and other areas of your body. Maintaining your skins healthy glow is a full-time job, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be a ton of work. You can help keep your skin looking smooth by setting up a daily routine that only takes a few minutes out of your day.

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When Is The Right Time To Get A Breast Lift?

Created on: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Do you miss the way your breasts looked when you were in your younger years? Do you miss the firmness of your young breasts? As time passes gravity yanks down on our bodies, which causes our breasts to begin to sag. If you don't like where your breasts sit on your body then you might want to consider the benefits of a breast lift (mastopexy procedure).

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4 Tips On Keeping Your Skin Looking Smooth This Winter

Created on: Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Winter can be a tough time for you skin. Harsh temperatures and cold winds that feel like they cut right through you, can quickly dry out and cause damage to your skin if left uncared for. It is important to take the necessary precautions to ensure your skin doesn’t end up dry or damaged by these frigid winter months.

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3 Easy Things You Can Do To Maintain Your Skins Health

Created on: Wednesday, January 25, 2017

There are a lot of things that can be done to help maintain your skins health, from utilizing the right lotions to protecting your skin from the sun with sunscreen, but there are also a lot of other things that should do or not do that can have positive benefits for your skins overall health.

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4 Nutritional Tips For Better Skin Clarity

Created on: Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Maintaining clear skin takes a lot of effort and there are a lot of things that can be done. What we eat has a huge affect on our bodies. The clarity of our skins complexion is massively affected by what we eat as well. If you want to have clear skin then you will need to know what to eat and what not to eat.

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5 Simple Nutritional Tips on How to Maintain Healthy Skin

Created on: Wednesday, December 07, 2016

In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it is easy to forget about all the little things we should be doing to maintain our skins shiny healthy appearance.

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5 Top Tips to Keep Your Skin Soft This Winter

Created on: Monday, November 28, 2016

The winter months do a number on our skin every year. The coldness mixed with the dry air drains your skin of its moisture and dries it out. If left unchecked your skin will become cracked and potentially bleed over time. Indoor heating doesn’t do us any favors either, as forced air tends to be quite dry as well. This all combined with hot showers and baths make for a real dilemma for your skin health.

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Top 3 Dermatologist Approved Anti-Aging Tips

Created on: Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Let’s face it, who hasn’t said these words before “I wish I looked younger!” Most of those is due to issues with our skins natural softness and glow. Maintaining that healthy skin can do a lot for your look and keep you looking younger for longer. Keeping that skin healthy takes some work, but it isn’t out of our reach. There are some easy ways you can help your skin out by altering your lifestyle here and there.

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5 Essential Foods for Beautiful Skin

Created on: Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Your diet has a huge effect on your body, so it is important that you are eating the right foods to maintain your health. Everything in your body is effected by your diet and yes, this includes your skin! It is easy for us to forget about our skin in regards to our diet, especially if we are moisturizing properly. We assume moisturizing is enough, but your diet plays a huge part in your complexion!

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5 Things Women With Healthy Skin Do Every day

Created on: Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Some people have seemingly perfect looking skin. I’m sure we all know of that person, you know the one, with the flawless shiny skin. Most of us assume that having skin like that is impossible without being born with the perfect skin complexion or seriously altering our daily lives and spending hours of time on our skins health. This actually isn’t the case though, just about anyone can have good skin and it doesn’t even require altering our lifestyles all that much to make happen.

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Top 5 Most Common Causes of Skin Damage

Created on: Wednesday, August 24, 2016

It is a lot easier to damage your skin than we would like to believe, but the fact is that the decisions we make on a daily basis can have a dramatic effect on our skin healthiness. Everyone knows that eating fast food and other greasy food can regularly cause zits and acne, but it is less common knowledge that not drinking enough water can actually cause your skin to become quite dry.

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5 Top Methods of Ensuring Healthy Skin

Created on: Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Healthy skin is achievable by everyone and doesn’t even require all that much work to acquire and maintain, you just need to be willing to put the extra effort in on a daily basis. It is pretty common knowledge that you should be utilizing sun screen when you go outdoors to protect yourself from the Suns harmful UV rays, but less people know the usefulness of exfoliating creams.

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3 Ways to Keep Your Skin Looking Clear

Created on: Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Ensure your skin remains clear and acne free can be a challenge and some of us have to deal with acne throughout a lot of our life, but there are things that you can do to help reduce your acne breakouts and keep your skin looking clear. We are here to help you in your fight against acne in the goal of maintaining your healthy skin, so we are going to give you a few tips on things that can be easily done which have been known to help reduce your acne problems.

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Dry Skin: How It Affects You

Created on: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Most people will experience some level of dry skin at some point in their life and for the most part it is nothing serious. Setting aside if it is a major health concern or not, it can make you feel quite uncomfortable and leave you feeling embarrassed. Dry skin can also cause you to develop wrinkles and fine lines in your skin.

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Varicose Veins: Symptoms and When You Should See a Doctor

Created on: Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Varicose veins are a problem for many aging adults and pregnant women. A varicose vein is a swollen and/or twisted vein that can be easily seen under the surface of the skin. In appearance they look blue or purple. These usual develop in the legs, but it is not uncommon for them to appear in other parts of the body as well.

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Forget Your Sunscreen And Get Burned? Here Are Some Options For You

Created on: Wednesday, July 13, 2016

If you go out in the sun wearing the wrong sunscreen or forget it entirely, you’re exposing your skin to some serious damage. Everyone has heard of the sun's UV rays but did you know that both UVA and UVB rays can cause your skin to age prematurely?

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Micro-needling: Safe and Affordable Skin Rejuvenation

Created on: Friday, July 01, 2016

Micro-needling is an innovative process that harnesses skin's natural healing powers. Learn more from a board-certified plastic surgeon.

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Five Ways Men Can Ensure Their Skin is Looking Good

Created on: Wednesday, June 29, 2016

In the cosmetic world there is a lot of talk about women, because there are a lot of procedures that are specifically for women, but men have a lot of involvement in the cosmetic world as well. In fact, there are growing trends today that see men becoming more aware of the health of their skin and overall cosmetic appearance than ever before—so this article is for the men.

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Top Ten Tips On How You Can Better Protect Your Skin From The Skin

Created on: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Well it is the summer time, which means the vast majority of us are going to be spending a lot more time in the sun! The beach is a common place to spend a beautiful day and the place to go if you want to work on your tan. Regardless of where you are however, if you are spending a lot of time outdoors you need to be sure you are taking the necessary precautions to protect your skin.

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Does My Diet Have An Effect On My Acne Problems?

Created on: Friday, June 17, 2016

For millions of people around the world, acne is a real problem. It embarrasses you in public, and generally makes your life miserable when it decides to show up. It is a common myth that once you get out of your teen year’s acne just packs up and leaves, but most people aren't so lucky. So what can we do about this problematic menace of the skin?

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Cynthia M. Poulos MD LLC earns AAAASF accreditation for patient safety

Created on: Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Cynthia M. Poulos MD LLC in Northborough, MA has demonstrated its commitment to patient safety by gaining accreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF). AAAASF just celebrated its 35th year of promoting the highest quality patient safety in the ambulatory surgery setting (office-based or outpatient), as well as rehabilitation and outpatient therapy agencies and rural health clinics.

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3D Imaging Increases Patient Satisfaction for Cosmetic Surgeries

Created on: Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Three-dimensional imaging systems help improve patient satisfaction by providing realistic, highly detailed images of what to expect after cosmetic surgery.

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Female-Owned Plastic Surgery Practice Earns Gold Standard Safety Accreditation

Created on: Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Classique Medical Spa, owned and operated by a female plastic surgeon, achieves AAAASF Accreditation without any deficiencies.

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