Dax Guenther, MD: Coastal Plastic Surgery Blog

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Should I Get BOTOX® or Fillers? Take Our Quiz!

Cosmetic injectables such as BOTOX and dermal fillers share the distinction of being the most popular aesthetic treatments performed worldwide. There is little doubt that when you choose an expert injector, the results of either procedure are excellent. If you’re trying to decide between these 2 options, understanding the distinctions between them becomes essential. BOTOX …

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Natural Breast Augmentation: A Boston Plastic Surgeon’s Top 4 Things To Know

The prevailing trend in breast augmentation surgery is “natural” results: not just natural-looking breasts but natural-feeling ones as well. But what if we told you that it was possible to enhance your breasts with your own natural tissue—no saline or silicone required? If you're seeking an alternative to traditional breast augmentation with implants, Boston’s Coastal …

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Does a Mommy Makeover Leave Scars? Will They Affect Your Results?

The “mommy makeover” is a collection of cosmetic procedures that can be performed within a single operation. Your surgeon will tailor your surgery based on your unique aesthetic goals, addressing multiple concerns simultaneously. While motherhood isn't a prerequisite for the operation, most procedures focus on the areas most likely to be changed by pregnancy and …

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Hybrid Breast Augmentation: What You Should Know About Breast Implants With Fat Transfer

Women considering breast augmentation these days usually seek results that look as natural as possible, focusing more on having breasts that are proportional to their bodies. That's led some of my breast augmentation patients to ask about a technique called fat transfer breast enhancement, which augments the breasts without implants. Breast Fat Transfer vs. Implants …

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What You Should Know About Erbium Laser Skin Resurfacing

As we age, our skin loses its smooth texture, even coloring, and elasticity. Fortunately, advancements in cosmetic laser technology give us options to restore a more luminous complexion. Erbium laser resurfacing is an excellent option for those who want to eliminate fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, and acne scars with minimal discomfort and little to …

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Silhouette Thread Lift vs. a Facelift: What’s the Difference?

Whenever I consult with patients considering cosmetic surgery, I first determine if a less invasive approach can produce the outcome they desire. That's especially true for women and men seeking to reverse signs of aging by refreshing their appearances. The Silhouette InstaLift™ is a nonsurgical alternative to facelift surgery that I recommend for my Boston, …

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