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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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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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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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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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Nutritional Fixes for Common Skin Problems

Created on: Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The common belief is that acne just goes away once you are no longer a teenager anymore, but the truth is skin can be temperamental—problems like acne, eczema and psoriasis are common among many people of all ages. Each of these common skin problems can be aggravated by the foods we eat, for instance, everyone knows that if you eat a lot of greasy fast food you will probably not only feel sick, but also develop a lot of acne.

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What The Women With Beautiful Skin Do Every Day

Created on: Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Envious of those other women with beautiful skin? Well anyone can have beautiful skin, you just have to put the work in to maintain beautiful skin. For everyone this daily upkeep is going to be a little different depending on how oily your skin is and your complexion, but there are some things that can be done that have been known to help just about every type of complexion

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5 Simple Nutritional Tips on How to Maintain Healthy Skin

Created on: Wednesday, May 11, 2016

As our lives get busier it gets more difficult to take care of ourselves and daily tasks such as maintaining healthy skin become more difficult. Luckily, there are simple things that can be done as part of your regular daily routine that can help you maintain healthy skin. Nutrition can actually play a really big role in the healthiness of your skin. In this blog we will be discussing a few nutritional things that can be done to help your skin stay young and healthy.

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Looking For Ways To Refresh Your Skin? Consider A Chemical Peel

Created on: Thursday, April 28, 2016

Are you looking to refresh your skin and give it that young smooth look? Then you might be interested in undergoing a chemical peel cosmetic procedure. Chemical peels are a skin-resurfacing procedure that removes the top layers of your skin. After the chemical peel procedure your skin will grow back smoother and younger looking than it was before.

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The Benefits of Having a "Neck Lift"

Created on: Tuesday, April 26, 2016

It is common for people to hold off on getting a neck lift because they feel their upper part of their face is still youthful looking in appearance, but the sagging of the skin under the chin, commonly referred to as the “turkey wattle” does add quite a few years onto your appearance. If your neck doesn’t quite match the upper part of your face, then a neck lift might be the right cosmetic procedure for you.

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Considering a Facelift? Here is What You Should Know

Created on: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Are you considering a facelift? If chemical peels and injectables aren’t doing the job, then this is the most dependable treatment designed to restore your youthful appearance. Facelifts help to reverse the effects gravity has on your face as you age, by tightening up your skin and defining your facial contours.

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Laser Hair Removal: All Your Big Questions Answered

Created on: Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Laser hair removal is a popular procedure that uses light beams to prevent the growth of hair. Dr. Poulos answers all your questions about the procedure.

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CoolSculpting Your Body for Summer

Created on: Tuesday, April 12, 2016

CoolSculpting has removed fat cells from the bodies of more than 2 million patients worldwide. Among its targets are "love handles," double chins, and more.

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Varicose Veins: Crossed Legs and High-Heels to Blame?

Created on: Wednesday, March 23, 2016

I’m sure you have probably heard one or two people mention to you that crossing your legs and/or wearing high heels can cause varicose veins. It is tough to decipher what is truth and what is myth with all the varying opinions that exist on the internet, thankfully some vascular surgeons decided to look into this themselves and here is what they found.

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Plan Ahead for a Beach Body

Plan Ahead for a Beach Body

Created on: Monday, March 14, 2016
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Once the warm weather arrives, it's too late to get into shape. Getting a beach body takes planning, especially for people interested in plastic surgery.

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3 Foods To Avoid If You Have Issues With Acne

Created on: Thursday, March 10, 2016

Acne isn't fun for anybody, and unfortunately there is no single cure for every case of acne. Many try out topical treatments, but that doesn't always work for everyone. The cause of acne tends to differ from person to person, but studies suggest that your diet can have an effect on acne breakouts. Here are 3 foods you should avoid if you have issues with acne.

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5 Tips For Healthy Skin

Created on: Monday, February 29, 2016

It is easy to neglect your skin when life keeps you busy, but you don't need to take a lot of time out of your day to maintain healthy skin, you just need to master the basics. Living a healthy lifestyle and taking the necessary precautions to protect your skin is essential in delaying the natural aging process of your skin.

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3 Tips For Beautiful Looking Skin

Created on: Monday, February 15, 2016

The pursuit of beautiful skin is a challenging one to say the least. It takes a lot of effort to make your skin shine, but perhaps less effort than you think. For most people, the biggest issue they have is they aren’t well informed on how you can take care of your skin. Perhaps we take our skin for granted? But like anything else, our skin requires a little maintenance to keep looking great!

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5 Top Tips to Help Keep Your Breasts Looking Younger

Created on: Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Some women are blessed with what appears to be perpetually perky breasts, while others aren't quite as lucky. Many women are always trying to figure out the secret to maintaining natural young looking breasts and while scientists still struggle to find a true answer to this question, there are some things that you can do which have been known to help your body age better and certainly have an effect on your breasts.

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Gynecomastia Surgery and You

Created on: Friday, January 29, 2016

Gynecomastia, (or excessive development of breasts) often leads to feelings of embarrassment in men. Fortunately, a procedure exists to address the issue.

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Top 5 Tips For A Clear Complexion

Created on: Friday, January 29, 2016

Let’s face it, our skin is difficult, sometimes it is great and just behaves. Meanwhile, other times it is on full out revolt and embarrassing us in front of all our friends. We love our skin though and generally we try to take as good care of it as possible in the hopes it won't misbehave. Here are a few useful tips to help ensure that your skin is looking clear the way you want it.

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3 Tips to Help You Improve Your Posture

Created on: Friday, January 29, 2016

It is not good to slouch, from a health standpoint if you have bad posture you will have back pain and it will even effect your ability to run correctly. Yes, it is possible to run incorrectly! Having good posture actually boosts your energy efficiency and muscle usage.

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More and More Women Are Opting for Labiaplasty - Is It Right for You?

More and More Women Are Opting for Labiaplasty - Is It Right for You?

Created on: Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Labiaplasty can offer an improvement to the appearance of large or asymmetric labia, and it is one of the fastest growing cosmetic surgeries for women.

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