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More About Ideal Implants

At UMass Memorial Medical Group, first and foremost, we want our patients to be comfortable with the decisions they are making about their bodies and potential cosmetic surgery. As discussed in December’s third blog, some patients have mixed feelings about silicone breast implants because they can rupture without the woman knowing, a phenomenon known as […]

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Have You Heard of Ideal Implants?

Many women considering breast augmentation feel as if they have an unwelcome decision to make when choosing the type of breast implants for their augmentation. They’ve heard that the feel of silicone implants is more akin to that of natural breast tissue, but they worry about silent rupture. When a silicone implant ruptures, there is […]

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Fill Out the Holidays

Over the holidays, things can be too full. Take your stomach after Thanksgiving dinner. Or your house with the assortment of guests. And your to-do list at this time of year can seem to be overflowing. One area that you could wish was a little more full, however, is your lower face. This is especially […]

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No Crow’s Feet under the Mistletoe

Last year everyone missed out on the usual social fun of the holiday season. Well, this year they’re back! Office parties, White Elephant gift giving parties, big family get togethers, and simply seeing people in person again will all be back. So, maybe you’d like to leave your crow’s feet and frown lines in quarantine. […]

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Taking Care of Your Nose After Rhinoplasty

We’ve been spending these pre-Turkey Day blogs talking about rhinoplasty at UMass Memorial. Whether your nose surgery was for cosmetic or functional reasons, the goal is to recover as soon as possible without complications. A successful recovery is a critical component of your overall rhinoplasty experience. Patients want to see their final results as soon […]

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Nose Surgery Recovery Timeline

In November’s first blog we discussed the basics of rhinoplasty, nose surgery. These procedures require an involved recovery, making a Massachusetts winter a great time to get the nose you’d like rather than the one you have. While very rewarding for our patients from Worcester and the surrounding areas, recovery after nose surgery takes some […]

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How Do You Feel About Your Nose?

Our noses are uniquely human. Just think about that. If two black Labrador Retrievers are placed side by side, their bodies may be different sizes. Their heads may be shaped a little differently. But their noses are pretty much identical. So it is with most animals. But not us human animals. Each of our noses […]

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Don’t Be Scared of a Peel

During this scary time of year, there is a lot to be afraid of. Saw and Friday the 13th Marathons on AMC, wondering if you have purchased enough candy for the hordes of little ghouls and goblins traipsing about Worcester (so you don’t run out OR get left with extra bags that you’ll then eat!), […]

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