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Skincare for Men: What’s Different?

Portrait of man with clay facial mask in beauty spa

Welcome to Tallahassee Plastic Surgery Blog, stay with us for a discussion on the unique needs of skincare for men. In recent years, men have stepped onto the stage with an increasing awareness of the benefits of proper skincare. In this article, we will delve into the distinctive skincare needs of men and explore how they can achieve healthy skin for a revitalized appearance. Understanding the Basics Before delving into specialized skincare needs, it’s essential to grasp the fundamental aspects of skincare that apply to both men and women. Daily skincare routines for everyone should include cleansing, exfoliating, moisturizing, and sun protection. Shaving Sensitivity: One of the most distinct differences between men’s and women’s skincare routines is shaving. Regular shaving can be abrasive to the skin, leading to issues such […]

Get Rid Of Loose Arm Skin with Brachioplasty

An arm lift, also known as Brachioplasty, is a type of cosmetic surgery that gets rid of Loose Arm Skin. During Brachioplasty, excess fat and skin are removed which tightens and smoothens the tissue on the arm. Genetics and aging can both lead to sagging arms and you might be left with loose arm skin as you get older. Significant weight loss can also lead to the undersides of your upper arms to droop. When a person gains a lot of weight, naturally the skin stretches over time, and this leads to extra skinfold of tissue. Exercise might help strengthen your arm and improve the muscle tone of the upper arm, but it won’t address the loose skin that has lost its elasticity. Brachioplasty is best for you if you […]

Eyelid Surgery Offers a Solution for Drooping Eyelids

Nobody likes to have droopy eyelids, as it amplifies the effects of aging. On top of that, it can reduce your attractiveness, while giving you an older and tired look. As the skin starts to lose its elasticity, everything in this region starts to hang down. With eyelid surgery, you have the best solution at your hands to resolve this cosmetic problem. Eyelid Surgery – What You Need to Know The cosmetic doctor will help address any concerns you have on this technique, before performing several tests, to measure your eyes. Make sure you inform the medical professional about medications you consume, if any. For best results, you should stop smoking at least two weeks before and after the procedure. During the eyelid surgery, the doctor will remove any excess […]

How Do I Know Which Size Implant Is Right For Me?

When you choose to undergo breast augmentation, the first question on your mind is – what is the right implant size for you? Every clinic that offers this service measures the implants in cubic centimeters (CC). alfrecater to the needs of the consumers. If you want to know which one is the right one for you, given below are three techniques that you can use: Rice Method The most popular way that women learn what size implant to get is via the rice technique. For this procedure, you need a pair of stockings. Avoid using the foot portion of this clothing, as it can throw off your readings. With a measuring cup, start pouring uncooked rice into the stocking. Seal the clothing and try it out to see how you […]

What to Know About Laser Treatments for Hair Reduction and Skin Rejuvenation

Frequently having to shave excessive hair growth is an inconvenience that can also result in skin irritation. Skin imperfections from aging, sun exposure, or medical conditions can lower self-esteem. Luckily, thanks to the state-of-the-art laser treatments, cosmetic care professionals have the solutions to these problems. The Alternative to Traditional Hair Reduction Popular laser hair reduction areas for women include their bikini lines, legs, underarms, and facial hair, while men often choose to have their back hair reduced. The process involves using skin type-specific (depending on light or dark pigmentation) wavelength pulses to target many hair follicles at once. These wavelength pulses are derived from non-ionic radiation that is purely light-based, and safe for the skin. There should be minimal discomfort, which, if necessary, can be treated by a numbing cream. […]

What Areas Does a Body Lift Cover?

Achieving a well-defined, toned body is the goal of many individuals who are trying to lose weight through diet and exercise. Unfortunately, once people lose large amounts of body weight, the skin that’s left behind lacks the necessary elasticity to tightly conform to the contours of newly developed muscle. Sagging skin and stubborn deposits of fat can be disheartening for those who have put in the effort to lose weight or keep it off. A body lift is a highly customizable surgical option that can target specific areas of the body to give a patient the tight, toned look they desire. When combined with liposuction, the procedure can be an excellent option for those who have plateaued with diet and exercise, and who want to put the finishing touches on […]

Four Things to Do After Getting a Skin Peel

A skin peel is a safe and effective way to erase fine lines, repair minor sun damage, and improve the overall texture of your skin. Immediately after the procedure, patients may experience dry, irritated, or peeling skin. While these after-effects are entirely common and will go away on their own, they can be uncomfortable. Try these tips to soothe and care for your skin following a peel, and hasten the recovery process. Avoid the Sun A skin peel works by using chemicals to remove the outermost layer of skin cells. This leaves behind a layer of immature skin cells that are unaccustomed to the UV rays outside. Stay indoors as much as possible during the day. If exposure to sunlight can’t be avoided, be sure to apply sunscreen with at […]

Exploring the Psychological Benefits of Dermal Fillers

At Tallahassee Plastic Surgery Clinic, we see our patients as friends. Because of that connection, we can appreciate some of the secondary benefits of procedures like dermal fillers. We have been happy to hear that many of our patients feel revitalized after this simple procedure. Injectables are an excellent option for patients who are nervous about surgery, and yet the results can still be immediately noticeable among friends and coworkers. As non-surgical procedures, dermal fillers have a surprisingly long list of benefits. Immediately Visible Results Dermal fillers give an immediate fullness and reduce wrinkles. We offer several types of dermal fillers for different areas of the face and different desired effects. When the facial lines and creases that most bother you are addressed, there can be an immediate effect on […]

Medical Micro-Needling for Skin Rejuvenation: A Patient Resource

For those suffering from acne scarring, rough skin texture, and wrinkles, medical micro-needling offers an effective skin rejuvenation treatment to help skin work at its best. Read on to learn more about the procedure, which is now offered by our award-winning team at Tallahassee Plastic Surgery Clinic.   What is Micro-Needling and How Does it Work? Micro-Needling uses repeated punctures from an ultra-fine needle to create a “perceived injury.” Small, nearly painless punctures make the skin act as though it has been hurt. The skin then sends a host of helpful healing agents to the surface, which can help ameliorate a number of conditions, including acne scarring and wrinkling. The procedure uses a sterilized pen-like tool with circular microscopic needles to glide over the face. It penetrates the outer layer […]

Tallahassee Plastic Surgery Now Offering State-of-the-Art Laser Tattoo Removal

Having an unwanted tattoo successfully removed is a procedure many people wish to have. Now, with cutting-edge laser tattoo removal from our team at Tallahassee Plastic Surgery Clinic, tattoo removal is permanent, relatively painless, and affordable. Read on for more information about the procedure. How The Procedure Works A tattoo is a collection of hundreds to thousands of ink pinpricks in the skin. The procedure works by using a precise, high-energy Cutera laser to break down these small ink deposits. The more a laser is directed at the ink, the more it breaks down into smaller particles that are then absorbed by the skin. This process effectively leaves no scar tissue behind. Our Procedure Before the procedure begins, the area that will be treated is cleansed, and the patient’s eyes […]

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