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Dermabrasion for Acne Scars, Wrinkles and Age Spots

Dermabrasion is a procedure in which the top layer of damaged skin is removed or “sanded” by a high-speed rotating brush or a diamond wheel. During healing, a new layer of skin replaces the old layer. This improves skin contour and gives it a smoother appearance. Dermabrasion is particularly effective in treating deep facial scars and defects, including chickenpox scars, acne scars, age spots, deep wrinkles and sometimes also color changes in the skin such […]

How Does Liposuction Work and What Are the Risks?

Liposuction, also known as lipoplasty or body contouring, is a popular surgical cosmetic procedure that uses suctioning to remove excess fat from various regions of the body. Both men and women can have liposuction performed to improve their physical appearance. However, the areas to be suctioned typically vary according to gender. In women, common liposuction sites include the area below the chin and the breasts. Women also commonly have liposuction performed on the thighs, hips, […]

What Is Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)

Blepharoplasty (also known as tarsoplasty or eyelid surgery) is a surgical procedure used to remove excess fat, skin and/or muscle from the eyelids to create a more youthful appearance around the eye area. Besides correcting baggy, puffy and droopy eyelids that commonly develop with age, this cosmetic procedure is also performed to restore the correct functioning of the affected eyelid. The ageing process around the eye begins in the late 30s or early 40s, as […]

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