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CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting Safety

If you read the news, by now you’ve read the story of supermodel Linda Evangelista. After undergoing seven CoolSculpting treatments by a dermatologist, she developed Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia (PAH).  PAH is a very rare side-effect of cryolipolysis -- or CoolSculpting. It’s unknown what causes PAH to develop in a small percentage of patients (less than …

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Botox

3 Reasons to get BOTOXⓇ , Fillers, and Injectables at a Plastic Surgery Practice

Botox, Dysport, dermal fillers like Restylane, and Juvederm - these products are constantly in high demand throughout the US including here in Ann Arbor. Year over year, the percentage of people receiving injectables increases. It’s no surprise why these treatments are so popular. In just a short visit and with nearly no downtime, patients leave …

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Woman in Ann Arbor, MI considering options to correct breast asymmetry

Addressing Breast Asymmetry: Breast Augmentation & 3 More Surgical Options

If you have uneven breasts, you’re not alone—it’s one of the most common reasons women pursue breast augmentation at our Ann Arbor plastic surgery practice. More women than you may think also experience differences in their breast sizes and shapes—it’s perfectly normal and nothing to be embarrassed about. However, if you decide you would feel …

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Woman in Ann Arbor admiring tummy tuck results in mirror

How Much Does a Tummy Tuck Cost? Everything You Need to Know About Plastic Surgery Pricing

For Plymouth men and women planning a plastic surgery procedure at our Ann Arbor practice, costs undeniably play an important role. Investing in a tummy tuck can transform your confidence, but it’s important to know what to expect financially before you schedule that first consultation. In this blog post, we’ll talk a bit about how …

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Planning Your Lipo Procedure

Liposuction can be a great surgical option to remove unwanted fat leaving you with a slimmer, more sculpted body. At the Center for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, all liposuction procedures are performed by a surgeon certified by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. (Read more here why ASPS board-certification matters!). Keep in mind that before you have your …

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1 little-known fact and 3 key questions to ask a plastic surgeon

Dr. Richard Beil has a clear message for patients considering a plastic surgery procedure: Research the doctor performing the operation.  Beil, a board-certified plastic surgeon, warns what patients find could be alarming.  It's a little-known fact that any licensed doctor can perform any surgery they desire. There is no restriction or strict standard that demands the experience Beil can offer …

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Woman in Ann Arbor, MI preparing for her cosmetic surgery journey

The Cosmetic Surgery Recovery Rollercoaster: What to Expect Emotionally After Body Contouring Surgery

When you plan a body contouring transformation at our cosmetic surgery practice in Ann Arbor, you know your body will need some time to recover after surgery. But did you know your mind may need some time to recuperate, too? The emotional recovery roller coaster is a real thing, and it’s much easier to navigate …

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Breast Implant Illness (BII) FAQ

Although it is not a medical diagnosis, breast implant illness (BII) has received significant attention in the media, and the board-certified plastic surgeons of the Center for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery understand the concerns you may have about it. If you have breast implants or are considering breast augmentation, it’s important to have the most …

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