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Yale Kadesky M.D. and his team at the H-Art of Plastic Surgery are dedicated to continuing a knowledge-base for their community.

 

Got Wrinkles? Fill ’em Up!

Most people could do without their wrinkles. The ones between the eyebrows look cross.  The ones running across the forehead look worried. The rest just look old. What causes wrinkles?  The pleating of the skin by the muscles of facial animation.  Botox® injections...

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THE H-ART OF PLASTIC SURGERY

The following information will give you the “essentials” of plastic surgery.  First, why is it called “plastic” surgery? Plastic is derived from the Greek word “plastikos” meaning “to mold, shape or form”, just what I do to the human body. Who needs plastic surgery?...

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A Surgical Way to Attractive Breasts

I once had a license plate holder that said ‘All I want in life……… is an unfair advantage!”  Attractive breasts are like that. Features that make breasts attractive are a complementary size (i.e. one that matches the body), an uplifted shape and symmetry. Although our...

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Belly Up to the Operating Room Table

I don’t know about you but sometimes I feel like the Michelin Man – a big ol’ tire around my midsection.  Fortunately (or unfortunately!) I know what to do about it – feel the pain of hunger and exercise. And that should always be everyone’s first remedy.  There are,...

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The “Eyes” Have It

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, why do so many people have the blinds half drawn shut?  On TV, at the mall, even at home, excess hanging upper eyelid skin is hiding their beautiful eyes, obstructing peripheral vision  while lower eyelid bags make them look...

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“Saving Face”

My favorite facelift story involves a delightful British woman in her 60s who told me “I don’t want to look beautiful… I just want to look “tidy”.  Her sagging jowls and hanging neck made her feel like an unmade bed! If you analyze the aged face versus the young face,...

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Rhinoplasty: We Know the Nose

Rhinoplasty, better known as a “nose job”, has a special place in my heart. I met the woman who would become my wife 14 years ago when she came to me complaining of her Roman nose – it was “roamin’” all over her face! Although we didn’t start dating until she loved...

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Ask Dr. K about Aging Successfully

Q: What feature do you think makes a woman look like she’s not successfully aging? A: The eyes have it! Yes, sagging upper eyelids and baggy lower eyelids create the worst first   impression. The eyes are called the “Windows to the soul” because we focus on people’s...

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My Advice on Removing Silicone Breast Implants

by Yale M. Kadesky, MD Director The H-Art of Plastic Surgery After 34 years of performing breast augmentation with implants, I have encountered 0 patients with illness due to their breast implants. Why? One word: Saline. Saline implants are solid silicone shells...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Botox Treatments

As a way to deal with unwanted wrinkles, it's possible that Botox has always seemed extreme or high maintenance to you, or maybe you have a friend who gets Botox and you have always been curious about the procedure. Now is the time to consider getting combative...

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