Dax Guenther, MD: Coastal Plastic Surgery Blog

Woman considering breast augmentation or hybrid breast augmentation in Boston, MA

What Is Hybrid Breast Augmentation?

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 to some of my breast augmentation patients in Boston to ask about a technique called fat transfer breast enhancement, which augments the breasts without implants. What many …

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Make Sheltering in Place a Boon for Your Skin

Even with Gov. Baker's new "safer at home" order gradually relaxing strict social distancing requirements, most people are still spending much of their time with their families or on their own. Despite the inconvenience, this can be an excellent time to develop a nourishing skincare regimen that helps improve the skin's health and appearance. Most …

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Yes, ‘Instagram Face’ Is a Thing

Since its launch in 2010, Instagram has influenced aesthetic trends as people posted photo after photo on the social media platform. Instagram influencers shaped opinions about beauty and, ultimately, "Instagram face" became a cosmetic goal for women worldwide. We can create this look for you by combining fillers and BOTOX® Cosmetic at our Boston practice. In …

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What Is a Sculptra® Butt Lift?

It's not exactly clear when rounder bottoms became desirable, but the buttock augmentation trend remains strong. Celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, and Cardi B popularized enhanced derrières, which led to an increase in the number of people getting Brazilian butt lifts. More recently, however, patients are asking about nonsurgical butt lift techniques, including …

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Couple smiling on the beach after facelift surgery in Hingham, MA

Your Top 5 Facelift Questions Answered

Facelift surgery is often a misunderstood procedure for a few reasons. First, a traditional facelift is designed to rejuvenate the appearance of the lower face only. Additionally, you may hear about multiple types of facelifts, such as mini facelifts, deep-plane facelifts, and even liquid facelifts. Patients considering facelift surgery at my Boston-area practice typically have …

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Teenage girl contemplating rhinoplasty surgery in Boston, MA

Should Teens Get Rhinoplasty?

Many teenagers consider getting rhinoplasty if they're self-conscious about their noses, especially if schoolmates tease them. But the decision to undergo rhinoplasty as a teen is rarely straightforward. Before I agree to perform a nose job at my Boston practice for a teen patient, I thoroughly discuss the pros and cons of getting rhinoplasty at …

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Woman trying on bras after breast augmentation surgery in Hingham, MA

Tips for Bra Shopping After Breast Augmentation

One of the exciting perks of getting breast augmentation surgery in Boston is going out to shop for bras that might not have been available to patients with smaller breasts. But it's important that patients understand the need to postpone splurging on new bras until any swelling is completely resolved. For starters, you'll want to …

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4 Signs You’re Ready for a Rhinoplasty

When I meet with potential rhinoplasty (or “nose job”) patients at my Boston plastic surgery practice, most of them are already fairly certain surgery is the right choice for them. For others, however, the choice isn’t as clear. Many men and women who don’t love their noses struggle to decide if plastic surgery would be …

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3 Reasons the Facelift Is Better than Ever

When you think about facelifts, it’s possible you picture the dreaded “wind tunnel” look, complete with overly tight skin and obvious scars. It’s one reason many people today are hesitant to consider a facelift procedure even when it’s clearly the best solution to their aesthetic concerns. In truth, the facelift techniques of the past that …

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