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  1. Tummy Tuck Do’s and Don’ts From a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

    Getting plastic surgery is a significant decision – one you should only make after doing your homework and learning what to expect before, during, and after the procedure. Dr. Arthur Shektman takes time to educate his patients, ensuring you feel supported and confident every step of the way. This comprehensive guide covers the essential do’s… Read More

  2. Will Rhinoplasty Change My Smile?

    There are over 350,000 rhinoplasty procedures performed annually, making it one of the top cosmetic surgeries in the United States. One question people often ask Dr. Shektman when considering rhinoplasty is how their smile changes afterward. It’s perfectly normal to have concerns when weighing the benefits and risks of any cosmetic surgery, and while a… Read More

  3. What is Included in a Mommy Makeover?

    Pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood are some of, if not the most, transformative periods in anyone’s life. Everything changes – priorities, life outlook, goals, and obviously, bodies. From weight gain, to stretch marks, loose abdominal skin, less firm breasts, and changes in the vaginal canal, your body is not the same after childbearing. If this post-pregnancy… Read More

  4. Boston Botox: A Patient’s Guide to Neuromodulators

    With over 4.4 million treatments per year, Botox is by far the most popular cosmetic treatment in the United States. That’s hardly surprising due to its fast-acting, affordable, and reliable elimination of wrinkles, helping patients look decades younger. However, there is much that patients don’t understand about Botox, such as what it is, how it… Read More

  5. Radiesse vs. Restylane: Comparing the Two Fillers

    Each year, more than 3.4 million people in the U.S. get dermal filler treatments, making them the second most popular minimally invasive cosmetic treatment (after Botox). Of these dermal filler treatments, Radiesse and Restylane are among the most widely used products. Understandably, patients often ask how Radiesse compares to Restylane in terms of cost, result… Read More

  6. Important Topics to Cover at Your Rhinoplasty Consultation

    Nearly 220,000 rhinoplasties are performed in America each year, making it one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. While it’s an exciting time for those wanting to improve or change the shape of their nose, getting the right surgeon for the job and managing expectations for the procedure are essential to enjoying lifelong satisfactory results…. Read More

  7. Will Your BMI Affect Your Cosmetic Surgery Results?

    What is your BMI – your Body Mass Index? How does someone’s BMI impact the decision to have plastic surgery, and how will it affect the results of that surgery? If you are considering a cosmetic surgical procedure, your Boston liposuction surgeon will need to take your BMI into account when you are planning your surgery. But… Read More

  8. How To Maintain Lasting Tummy Tuck Results

    A lot of us would like a flatter midsection, but for many people, it is almost impossible to achieve that goal with diet and exercise alone. However, a tummy tuck surgeon in Boston may be able to help you reach your goal with a tummy tuck procedure. Despite the cute phrase, consumers should understand that a “tummy… Read More

  9. Can I Downsize My Breast Implants?

    While most breast implant patients are quite pleased with their initial results, over time, some women become dissatisfied with those results, and they may come to feel that their implants are too big. Can your breast implants be downsized? What does “downsizing” require? If you have breast implants, or if you are considering breast implants,… Read More

  10. The Unexpected Benefits Of Tummy Tuck Procedures

    “Tummy tucks” are one of the most commonly-sought cosmetic procedures by our Boston tummy tuck surgeon. A tummy tuck is for those with saggy or loose skin who want a flatter midsection but are not getting it with diet and exercise alone. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons tells us that in 2017, more than 129,000… Read More

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