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Here’s how much downtime you’ll need for top cosmetic procedures

Thinking about an enhancement before summer vacation or a big event? You might need more time to recover than you think. While you may be up and moving a week or two after your procedure, your results could take a lot longer to show. Here’s how much downtime you’ll need for top procedures on RealSelf.
Breast augmentationInitial recovery:2 days
Resume day-to-day activities:2-3 days
Full results:90% of swelling resolved at 3 months – may take 9-12 months to fully drop and fluff “Start massage of the implants (moving them within the pockets) one to two weeks post op to keep pockets open and spacious,” said Dr. Robert Tornambe, a New York plastic surgeon. “Do it daily forever. This keeps the breasts soft and decreases capsular contracture, in my experience.” Dr. Erica Anderson, a Reston, Virginia, plastic surgeon, said it’s important do only what feels right during recovery. “Listen to your body,” Anderson said. “If it hurts, don’t do it.” YouTube: Yo…

20-somethings are getting preventative Botox to stop wrinkles before they start

When it comes to smoothing out wrinkles and fine lines, there is no questioning the effectiveness of Botox and similar treatments like Dysport and Xeomin. There’s a reason tens of thousands of people get the treatments every year. Now, there’s also a growing trend to stop wrinkles before they start with preventative Botox. Traditionally, Botox patients are in their 40s or older and looking to treat existing wrinkles and lines. Now, some patients in their 30s, and even their 20s, are getting treatments in an attempt to limit the severity of wrinkles that form later in life, according to Dr. David Shafer, a New York plastic surgeon. “Preventive Botox helps reduce the formation or worsening of static wrinkles that are seen at rest,” said Dr. Shafer. “Botox can help smooth dynamic wrinkles while also improving or preventing static wrinkles.”
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6 amazing hand rejuvenation photos

How old do your hands look? According to Vogue, this is a growing concern for many. After all, what good is concealing the wrinkles on your face if your hands still give away your true age? Fortunately, making hands look younger is standard practice for many cosmetic doctors. Here are three common hand rejuvenation techniques, and some amazing before-and-after photos to show off the results: RadiesseRadiesse is a semi-permanent injectable filler that is used to correct wrinkles and plump up areas of thinning skin, including the backs of the hands. “Plumping the skin in this area helps to disguise the tendons and blood vessels that become more visible with time and age and weight loss,” Dr. Grant Stevens, a Los Angeles plastic surgeon, said in a RealSelf Q&A. “Often a patient’s hands and arms look much older than their face, and we strive to have you looking like one youthful whole person.”

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