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Mole Removal Mar 20th, 2017

Almost everyone has a mole or two, even if they’re not on the face, arms, neck, or other highly visible areas of the body. While almost all moles are harmless and don’t pose a health risk (the exception is a melanoma) they can still be very bothersome for some people...

What Does Botox® Do? Mar 6th, 2017

You’ve likely heard of BOTOX once or twice, usually in relation to some sort of cosmetic procedure to help mitigate signs of aging apparent in your face.However, most people don’t know some of the more intricate details of BOTOX, more specifically what it does and how it helps your appearance....

The 101 on Nose Jobs Feb 1st, 2017

Contrary to popular belief, our faces aren’t symmetrical. Humans aren’t born with symmetrical features, and sometimes that manifests itself a bit too plainly in how our noses look.Luckily, if you’re unhappy with the size or shape of your nose, you can have Dr. Randall B. Weil at Randall B. Weil...

When You Need a Breast Reduction Feb 1st, 2017

When people think of plastic surgery, they almost always think about breast augmentations – or “boob jobs.” While there are benefits aside from aesthetics for a breast augmentation, there are actually instances where breast reduction is needed.Why would I need a breast reduction?The most common reason for getting a breast...

Coping with Drastic Weight Loss Jan 12th, 2017

The feeling of losing a bunch of weight – and keeping it off – is a great one, right? It’s something everyone who’s losing weight wants to achieve – that drastic weight loss that stuns all of your family, friends, and coworkers.However, even with all the positives that come from...

What is Ear Pinning? Jan 9th, 2017

Depending on your needs, there’s a plastic surgery option for nearly every part of your appearance you may wish – or need – to change. One of the lesser-known procedures is ear pinning, and we’ll examine what that is and why you may need it. What is it?Ear pinning – or...

The 101 on Mole Removal Dec 12th, 2016

Many people have moles on their body, and it’s a perfectly normal occurrence. For the most part, as well, moles are harmless and don’t posit any sort of health threat. Despite that, many people want to have their moles removed, usually when they’re far too prominent or located in a...

The Facts on Breast Augmentation Dec 5th, 2016

If you were asked what one of the most popular plastic surgery procedure in America is, what would you answer? If you picked breast augmentation, then you’re correct. It ranks as one of the most frequently-requested procedures, and is an area of plastic surgery in which Dr. Randall B. Weil...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Oct 19th, 2016

Breast cancer is one of the most prevalent diseases in America, and it sadly is the second most common form of cancer women endure. Here at Randall B. Weil MD, FACS, the last thing we want to see is any woman dealing with breast cancer, as the effects of it...

What to Know About Liposuction Oct 3rd, 2016

If you’ve been focused on working out to slim down areas of fat around your belly, thighs, or hips, and you aren’t seeing the results you’d like, Dr. Randall B. Weil has a solution that can make your life incredibly easier.Liposuction is a solution that can remove fat that exercise...

What is Rhinoplasty? Sep 28th, 2016

Rhinoplasty is a procedure used to fix the appearance of a nose that’s not quite right. In 2006, it was one of the top five most popular cosmetic surgery procedures and remains very popular today. While rhinoplasty does have its cosmetic benefits, it’s also hugely beneficial from health standpoints as...

What to Know About Tummy Tucks Sep 21st, 2016

No one likes the extra fat that tends to gather around our stomachs and abdomens as we age. For women especially, this is a problem, as most women have a few children – childbirth and the strain of carrying a baby for nine months isn’t the best thing for your...

What a Neck Lift Can Do for You Sep 14th, 2016

If you’re suffering from premature signs of aging in your neck, you’re not alone. It’s not entirely uncommon to see these premature signs of aging long before your face begins to show the passage of time. Jowls – or bands of skin that hang from your throat – are the...

A Cheek Lift Can Improve Parts of the Face Without Need for a Full Facelift Aug 31st, 2016

A traditional facelift is designed to address the signs of aging on multiple parts of the face. For some people a full facelift is not required. A simple cheek lift procedure can address signs of aging such as sagging jowls and often deep crease lines between the nose and mouth,...

There are Several Breast Augmentation Options to Enhance Your Bust Aug 24th, 2016

There are several common reasons why you might be interested in exploring your breast augmentation options. Enhancing the bust size, can address the natural sagging that occurs in natural breast tissue, and give you a more proportional figure.Silicone is the original implant used in breast augmentation. They feel very similar...

Facial Rejuvenation With a Facelift Can Restore Your Youthful Appearance Aug 19th, 2016

As the years go by, your skin naturally experiences a reduction of collagen and it loses some of its elasticity. While this process happens throughout the body, it is often most pronounced on your face. At first, it starts out with fine lines around the eyes, nose, or mouth. In...

Liposculpture Can Be Used to Improved the Shape and Contour on Many Parts of Your Body Jul 26th, 2016

As the name implies liposculpture is a form of liposuction. The key distinction between these two cosmetic surgeries relates to the amount of fat being removed from a particular body part. Liposuction generally removes a more significant volume of fat. After you’ve healed the natural contours of your muscles and...

What to Expect From a Breast-Reduction Surgery Jul 20th, 2016

Breast reduction procedures continue to grow in popularity each year. Some reasons why women are interested in a breast reduction can be related to significant weight loss, changes in breast shape and size after pregnancy, the natural processes of gravity and aging, and back problems.During your initial consultation at Randall...

Having a Mole Removed Jun 16th, 2016

There are times when a mole might be in a prevalent spot on your body or be otherwise cosmetically unappealing.Dr. Randall B. Weil has removed many cosmetically unappealing moles over the years with minimal after effects or scarring. Small moles and other skin irregularities can often be removed and no...

Hand Exfoliation Is Improved by Skin Care Products May 25th, 2016

Your skin naturally exfoliates by shedding the upper layers of skin cells, which in turn stimulates the production of new, healthy skin cells. At the same time, the process of exfoliation also stimulates new collagen production in the deeper layers of the skin. This results in a slight thickening and...

Having a Breast Reduction Procedure May 20th, 2016

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons estimates that nearly 68,000 breast reduction procedures are performed each year. There are a few different reasons why these women chose to have a breast reduction. It is often related to things like significant weight loss, changes in breast shape and size after pregnancy,...

Turn Back the Clock With an Eyelid Lift Apr 29th, 2016

Very often, the first signs of aging occur around the eyes. This is because the skin there is finer than in many other areas. In addition, fatty deposits can accumulate in the eyelids. The resulting wrinkles and fine lines can add years to a person’s otherwise-youthful appearance. Fortunately, eyelid lifts...

Using Dermal Fillers Mar 23rd, 2016

There is actually a rather wide range of applications and cosmetic procedures at Randall B. Weil MD, FACS that involve dermal fillers. The Food and Drug Administration has approved to use of dermal fillers to help plump and add volume to the face and other parts of the body. Using...

The Recovery Process After Liposuction Mar 16th, 2016

Mindful preparation and quality aftercare can help speed the recovery time after a liposuction procedure. During your initial consultation with Randall B. Weil MD, FACS be sure to let the surgeon know about any medical conditions or medications you are taking. You might need to stop taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory medication...

Get Your Life Back With a Breast Reduction Feb 23rd, 2016

Do you feel unable to participate in fun outdoor activities because of back pain caused by large breasts? If so, you are not alone. Many people suffer from having breasts too large for them to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. That is why, here at Randall B. Weil MD,...

Reducing the Effects of Skin Aging Feb 1st, 2016

Different people show signs of aging in their skin in different ways and sometimes for very different reasons. The most common causes of skin aging include sun exposure, stress, genetics, tobacco use and improper diet. When these factors are combined with the collagen loss caused by natural aging processes it...

Eye Lift Surgery Restores Your Youthful Look Jan 18th, 2016

The natural processes of aging can cause the skin or the eyelid and around the eye to lose elasticity. For most people this causes the eyelids to slowly droop, and can also cause fatty deposits to develop under your eyes. Blepharoplasty, more commonly known as an eyelift, is designed to...

Hand Rejuvenation Products and Procedures Jan 15th, 2016

Your hands are called upon to play a wide variety of roles through the course of a lifetime. Just like any other part of the body they are subject to the effects of aging and skin aging. It’s not uncommon for your hands to develop brown spots, dry skin, thinning...