Author Archives: Dr. Dax Guenther

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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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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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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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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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Your Facial Plastic Surgery Options

When considering facial plastic surgery in the Boston area, knowing which procedures and approaches are available can be a huge source of empowerment. I often meet with patients who are excited about reharmonizing their facial features or bringing some youth back into their appearance, but aren’t always sure which treatment plan can help them look …

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BOTOX® vs. Fillers: Which Is Right for You?

When considering injectable treatments, patients in my Boston-area practice often aren’t sure if their needs would be better addressed with BOTOX, which relaxes muscles, or dermal fillers, which provide volume under the skin. I often hear some debate about which approach is truly the “best” for treating age-related concerns like lines and wrinkles. In reality, …

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