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Cosmetic Surgery Trends for 2022

While plastic surgery procedures were down in 2020 (not surprising, due to COVID-19), the industry saw a significant rise in procedures in 2021. While there isn’t much change in the popularity of certain procedures such as breast augmentation or rhinoplasty, we are also seeing an increase in interest in others. Dr. Ortiz, a board-certified plastic […]

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Beauty Resolutions for 2022

Make this the year you say goodbye to self-consciousness and embrace your most beautiful self! We’re sharing beauty resolutions for 2022 that will help you reclaim your confidence with youthful, vibrant skin.

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How to Sleep After Breast Augmentation

Side and tummy sleepers may find it difficult to get good rest after receiving breast implants. We’re sharing some tips to help you get good sleep after breast augmentation so you can recover more easily and feel better faster!

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Can You Breastfeed after Breast Augmentation? Yes!

If you’ve had a breast augmentation procedure and are now either pregnant or wanting to start a family, you may be concerned about whether you can safely breastfeed. First, it’s completely safe for your baby to breastfeed with breast implants, but for a more in-depth look, our renowned plastic surgeon in Raleigh, Dr. Ortiz, is […]

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How to Prepare for Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Recovery

After months of researching, internal debate, and consultations, the cosmetic surgery you’ve been dreaming of is fast approaching. You are excited to be that much closer to having the body you’ve been dreaming of, and even though you know that recovering from surgery may be uncomfortable, the results will be well worth it. Whether you’re […]

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What to Ask During Your Breast Augmentation Consultation

If you’re considering breast augmentation surgery, you’ve probably done quite a bit of research on your own to start with. However, it’s normal to have questions or concerns about whether it’s right for you or what kind of outcome you can expect. Fortunately, before having the procedure, you’ll have a one-on-one consultation with a plastic […]

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When Is It Safe to Exercise After Breast Augmentation?

During consultations with patients seeking breast augmentations, one of the questions our Raleigh plastic surgeon is asked frequently is when they can exercise after breast augmentation. Many of our patients work out regularly and don’t want a procedure to stand in the way of staying fit and healthy. If you’re wondering what the downtime looks […]

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Quitting Smoking & Vaping Before Plastic Surgery

If you plan on having plastic surgery or have started reading up on having breast augmentation or tummy tuck, you may have seen that you should stop using products with nicotine at least a month before the procedure. While we all know smoking is bad for your health, why is it absolutely necessary to cease […]