Dispelling the Myths: Part 1

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​ Liposuction is one of the most in-demand cosmetic procedures in the United States and around the globe. While thousands of liposuction procedures are performed each day, and the procedure has been around for decades, there are still some myths about the procedure. Here we explore in a two-part blog series the 10 most common liposuction misconcept...
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Top Contender

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According to new statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, liposuction has once again made the list of the top five most in-demand cosmetic procedures in the United States. It's easy to see why it's in demand - it has many benefits for you! Learn about the benefits of liposuction in this blog from Innovations Medical. The Biggest Be...
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Go Sugar Free

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​ You already probably know that sugar is bad for your teeth and your waistline, but is sugar bad for your skin? It is! Sugar can make your skin look tired and dull, which can make you look older prematurely. So, put down that sugary snack and read this. Sugar, Sugar Everywhere According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans consume 156 ...
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Prepare Now, Look Fabulous Later

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​ In general, cosmetic procedures are not something you should rush into, and some procedures, such as the abdominoplasty, also known as the tummy tuck, require advanced planning, research and post-op care. Understanding the ins and outs of the procedure before you go under the knife can help you have realistic expectations and a better recovery, w...
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Cell Changes Mean Skin Changes

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​ We know that the aging process changes everything - our hair begins to turn gray and fall out, our waistlines may thicken, our bones get brittle and our eyesight worsens. Our skin also changes as we age. As we get older, changes to the skin become more evident as the skin loses its elasticity, gets thinner and looks older. But what causes the ski...
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Wait to Work Out

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​ There is no doubt that botulinum toxin type A injectables are in demand. For more than a decade, these injectables have been a popular option to reduce wrinkles and other signs of aging. Why? The top reasons are that they work quickly, and the injection procedure is pretty quick and painless. Another reason is that the recovery time is minimal. B...
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Just Say No

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​ Can you get rid of cellulite on your own? Not really, but you can take some steps to reduce its appearance. Eating better, drinking enough water and losing weight are all things that can help improve the look of lumpy body areas. So can exercise, but you don't need to spend hours in the gym to start seeing results and smoothing your skin. Here ar...
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Leg Lifts Not Paying Off?

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​ Is thigh envy a thing? We think it is or it could be, especially after we take a look at pictures of our favorite stars and singers (hello, Carrie Underwood!). But, how do you get amazing thighs when you are not a Hollywood starlet? You call the Innovations Medical to schedule a SmartLipo session, that's how. What Is Smart Lipo? SmartLipo is an i...
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Smarty Pants

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​ It's time to get smart - about your skin and anti-aging treatments. We're not just talking about researching what procedure is best for you or what provider is best for you (Dr. Johnson, of course!). We're talking about getting smart with the SmartXide Dot CO2 laser skin-rejuvenation treatment offered by Innovations Medical. What Is the SmartXide...
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Taking Treatments to a Whole New Level

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​ You probably know that faces come in different shapes: round, square, heart-shaped and even diamond. But, did you know butts come in different shapes, too? While you may already know about the upside-down heart, also known as apple bottom, you probably didn't know about other shapes, like the cliff, the inverted V or the square. This is perhaps b...
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Up in Smoke

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​ A new study from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, shows that plastic surgery can not only change one's appearance, but it can also help people stop smoking. The study found that plastic surgery patients who quit smoking before their surgery were more likely to quit smoking for good than patients who did not quit smoking before their...
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Realize More Than Results

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​ Cosmetic procedures can change your look - but can they change your life? They sure can. Some cosmetic procedures, even the most minor, can make a world of difference in how someone looks, as well as how they feel about themselves. Cosmetic treatments and procedures have also been linked to increased job success, better chances of getting out of ...
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On the Cutting Edge

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​ It's 2019 - we were supposed to be driving flying cars and living in space by now, right? While some of the technology we had hoped for hasn't come to fruition, there have been some significant advances in cosmetic procedures. These advances have not only changed how procedures are performed, but have also improved the quality of results and how ...
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Changes Are in Demand

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​ Body positivity is a good thing and has been gaining steam in America, but the demand for cosmetic body surgeries is still more significant, according to Allure magazine. According to statistics, more Americans went under the knife for major body-modification surgeries such as breast implants and liposuction in 2017 than in 2016. These numbers ar...
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Make the Smart Choice

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​ Want to get rid of unwanted fat? Doesn't everyone? If you're serious about getting rid of unwanted fat, you have a few options. First, you can eat a healthy diet and exercise, which we always encourage. Second, you can get a little help in the form of fat removal. But, with many different types of fat-removal treatments available on the market, s...
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Let's Talk About Lip Fillers

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Kylie Jenner made headlines recently when she told the world that she had all her lip filler removed. While this may seem like a trivial topic, Jenner, known worldwide for her bee-stung bouche, has inspired women of all ages to give their lips a boost. Although some women (and some men) may follow Jenner's trend and go the smaller pout route, havin...
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Skin's Role in Health

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​ Your skin is the largest organ of your body and serves many essential purposes, including protection, temperature regulation and sensation. Since the skin is so important to your body and your health, taking care of it is critical. Innovations Medical offers many skin-rejuvenating and aesthetic treatments to help keep your skin healthy and lookin...
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No Ifs, Ands or Butts About It

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​ Do you love learning about things? We do. We also love sharing information. One of the things we like to talk about is fat. Specifically, how fat can be used in stem cell and cosmetic procedures to help heal or enhance the face and body. One of the body areas that fat can benefit is the posterior through the Brazilian Butt-Lift procedure. Here ar...
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Say So Long!

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​ Ever hear the saying "If you can't tone it, tan it?" when it comes to stubborn fat? Some areas of fat just will not budge despite eating right and hitting the gym. But, what causes fat to be so stubborn, and what can you do about it? Instead of tanning it, why not get rid of it entirely with Smart Lipo from Innovations Medical? What Causes Stubbo...
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Wait to Work Out? Abs-olutely.

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If you are considering a tummy tuck, you likely already know that they are ideal for individuals who are at or near their goal weight. As a result of being at or near this baseline, most people who seek a tummy tuck procedure at Innovations Medical are in overall good health because they have committed to a healthy diet and a regular exercise routi...
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