Page two of Articles posted by Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D. - Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery Blog


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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How to Fight Your Cellulite

Created on: Friday, November 20, 2015

Our bodies are always fluctuating to keep up with different changes that occur in our lives, such as aging, pregnancy, hormone levels, and weight changes. But just as we cannot control the varying changes in our lives, we also cannot control some of the effects that these changes have on our b...

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What Makes Rhinoplasty So Popular

What Makes Rhinoplasty So Popular

Created on: Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Many men and women have concerns about the appearance of their nose. Rhinoplasty may be an option for people who want to make adjustments to look like their best selves.

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Answers to Your Tummy Tuck Frequently Asked Questions

Created on: Monday, August 17, 2015

Patients often have questions about the tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) procedure. Learn what is involved in this surgery to decide whether you wish to proceed.

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Tone Up Your Arms For Tank Top Season

Created on: Thursday, June 11, 2015

As more and more people have gone through dramatic weight loss, a new problem has developed. Fortunately, Brachioplasty, also known as an arm lift, can help people combat the struggles of having excess skin on their upper arms.

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Everything You Need to Know About VASER Liposuction

Created on: Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Ready to learn a bit more about VASER? This high-definition liposuction procedure can hit problem areas, eliminating fat that won't come off any other way.

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Is a Mommy Makeover Right for You?

Is a Mommy Makeover Right for You?

Created on: Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

After childbirth, many women find themselves dissatisfied with the condition of their bodies. If you are in this situation, consider a mommy makeover.

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Five Common Breast Augmentation Myths Disproved

Five Common Breast Augmentation Myths Disproved

Created on: Thursday, January 22, 2015
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

There are many myths surrounding breast augmentation. It is not true that implants look unnatural, will be too firm, or need replacement every five years.

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Eyelid Aging? We Have Solutions!

Eyelid Aging? We Have Solutions!

Created on: Monday, June 16, 2014
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Concerned about eyelid aging? Read this blog post about eyelid rejuvenation!

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5-Year Study Confirms Satisfaction with Breast Augmentation Procedure

5-Year Study Confirms Satisfaction with Breast Augmentation Procedure

Created on: Thursday, August 22, 2013
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Although it's not surprising to us here at our Northborough plastic surgery practice that women are highly satisfied with their breast augmentation results, it's an affirmation to know that a 5-year study confirms our experience!

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Two Treatments for Under-Eye Hollows

Two Treatments for Under-Eye Hollows

Created on: Friday, August 02, 2013
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Have you noticed increased hollows beneath your eyes, as well as dark circles? While this may be genetic, it is most often age-related. As we age, our skin undergoes collagen and tissue volume losses which contribute to a lack of volume beneath the eyes. Your eyes haven't changed, but the "frame" around them has! What to do? Read on!

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Do Your Skincare Products Contain Gold?

Do Your Skincare Products Contain Gold?

Created on: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

If you have skincare products at home that contain gold nanoparticles, you need to read this blog post ASAP. Not only will these products fail to improve your skin, they may damage your health!

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Third

Third "Gummy Bear" Implant approved by the FDA

Created on: Monday, July 08, 2013
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Mentor Corporation's "Gummy Bear" implant has just been approved by the FDA. Read all about it!

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Is There a Difference Between a Plastic Surgeon & a Cosmetic Surgeon?

Is There a Difference Between a Plastic Surgeon & a Cosmetic Surgeon?

Created on: Friday, June 21, 2013
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

If you're considering aesthetic enhancements, you may want to know the difference between a plastic surgeon and a cosmetic surgeon: they aren't always the same thing. Knowing the difference, and choosing your surgeon based on training and education, can affect your results and even your safety.

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Is There a Difference Between a Plastic Surgeon & a Cosmetic Surgeon?

Is There a Difference Between a Plastic Surgeon & a Cosmetic Surgeon?

Created on: Friday, June 21, 2013
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

If you're considering aesthetic enhancements, you may want to know the difference between a plastic surgeon and a cosmetic surgeon: they aren't always the same thing. Knowing the difference, and choosing your surgeon based on training and education, can affect your results and even your safety.

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June Specials

June Specials

Created on: Monday, June 10, 2013
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

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Don\'t Miss our June Special Offers!

Don't Miss our June Special Offers!

Created on: Monday, June 10, 2013
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

June brings summer's sun and great special offers at Dr. Cynthia Poulos' plastic surgery practice!

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Are you

Are you "too old" for a tummy tuck?

Created on: Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

I recently saw a 65-year-old woman in consultation for a tummy tuck here at my Northborough plastic surgery office. She was excited about the potential of ridding her abdomen of stretch marks from previous pregnancies, and tightening up her abdomen so that her clothing fits well. We reviewed the options, discussed the procedure, including any potential risks and complications, and she seemed very eager to proceed. However, I was surprised when she asked me if she was “too old” for the procedure!

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Successful Aging

Created on: Thursday, March 21, 2013

Growing older can be a time of adventure! Dr. Cynthis Poulos, board certified plastic surgeon near Boston in Northborough, MA, has tips!

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When a Plastic Surgeon Goes Under the Knife: Dr. Poulos' Inside Tips

Created on: Friday, September 14, 2012

What happens when a plastic surgeon goes under the knife? Read Dr. Poulos' top inside tips to choosing the very best surgeon for you!

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I Feel Bad About My Neck ... and Hands, and Décolleté

I Feel Bad About My Neck ... and Hands, and Décolleté

Created on: Thursday, August 30, 2012
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Nora Ephron said it in the title of her best-selling humorous novel I Feel Bad About My Neck...And Other Thoughts About Being a Woman. Women tend to overlook the neck, hands, and décolleté in their anti-aging regimen, yet these areas of the body are often the first to show signs of aging. Here's how you can restore youthful tone and texture to these areas and feel good about your neck again!

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Zap to it!  Aesthetic lasers for skin rejuventation.

Zap to it! Aesthetic lasers for skin rejuventation.

Created on: Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Lasers are the perhaps the most effective technology in our medical spa. They can make a real difference in the way your skin looks and feels – and are a great tool to turn back the clock! Read on to discover which laser therapies are right for you:

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Incredible Injectables!  Subtle and instant facial rejuvenation.

Incredible Injectables! Subtle and instant facial rejuvenation.

Created on: Monday, August 06, 2012
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Injectables - when placed in the hands of well-trained professional - work wonders to rejuvenate an aging face. Learn which injectable treatments are right for you, in this latest installment of Mary-Beth's four-part blog series!

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More Than a Facial; Less than a Face-Lift!  Anti-Aging Therapies for Forty and Fifty-Somethings

More Than a Facial; Less than a Face-Lift! Anti-Aging Therapies for Forty and Fifty-Somethings

Created on: Thursday, August 02, 2012
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

A four-part series by our Senior Medical Aesthetician, Mary-Beth Grenier. Mary-Beth reviews medical aesthetic's best anti-aging tools, including medical skincare, injectables, laser therapies - and the most powerful tool of all, patient education.

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Watch Dr. Poulos\' TV Interview!

Watch Dr. Poulos' TV Interview!

Created on: Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

WGBH Channel 2 'Greater Boston' host Emily Rooney interviews Dr. Cynthia Poulos and a satisfied Cellulaze patient! Learn why Cellulaze is the only treatment that really works, meet the Cellulaze patient, and hear her feedback on this revolutionary cellulite treatment!

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Mommy Makeover Patient Shares her Story!

Mommy Makeover Patient Shares her Story!

Created on: Friday, July 06, 2012
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

My name is Lisa, and I had a Mommy Makeover in January!

What compelled me to do it? Honestly, this was something I'd wanted since the birth of my second daughter, fourteen years ago. I had my first child in my twenties, and my body bounced back pretty easily then. But that wasn't the case after my second daughter, when I was in my thirties. I had loose, sagging skin on my abdomen, my waist was gone, and my breasts just weren't the same.

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What's all the fuss about the 'Gummy Bear' breast implants?

What's all the fuss about the 'Gummy Bear' breast implants?

Created on: Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Author: Cynthia M. Poulos, M.D.

Recently, Rich, our Mentor breast implant rep, stopped into the office to pay us a visit. Rich came to talk about the 'gummy bear' cohesive gel implant, a new type of silicone breast implant that is said to be high-strength, keep their shape better, and look and feel more natural than saline implants, which can feel hard when overfilled.

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