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Consider Gynecomastia Surgery for a Boost in Confidence

January 30, 2018

When thinking about breast reduction surgery, many people only consider it as an option for women. However, there is also a procedure known as gynecomastia surgery that can help to reduce excess breast tissue in men. Males who suffer from gynecomastia understand that frustration, embarrassment, and low self-esteem that is associated with the condition. At…

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Mommy Makeover: An Overview

January 30, 2018

Childbirth is a life-changing event, and it can also take a toll on your body. With each pregnancy, a woman’s body stores more fat. This could easily add up to several pounds of fat that sticks around after the child is born. The body also prepares for breastfeeding with an increase in size and volume…

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Stages of Facelift Recovery Explained

January 5, 2018

Having any type of surgery can create a feeling of anxiety, but education and preparation can be a great tool to fight these worrisome feelings. When it comes to facelift recovery, there are four different primary stages patients go through. Stage 1 – first week out The first week after your facelift procedure will be…

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Tips for an Easy Breast Augmentation Recovery

December 29, 2017

When performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Cruise, breast augmentation recovery should be smooth and quick. However, an easy recovery will depend on many factors, including how prepared you are to take the necessary care of yourself during your recovery period. Here are some things to keep in mind when recovering from your…

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Mommy Makeover Recovery Time

November 30, 2017

While childbirth can be a very exciting time in a woman’s life, it can also take a toll on her body. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your body following childbirth and wish to restore your pre-baby figure, a mommy makeover may be able to help. Read on to learn more about this…

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How much is a Tummy Tuck?

November 30, 2017

Many steps of life including pregnancy, weight fluctuations, and aging can cause excess, sagging skin on the abdomen. If your excess tummy bulge is causing you to avoid wearing certain articles of clothing or taking part in certain activities, it might be time to consider a tummy tuck procedure to remedy the issue. Read on…

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Dr. Cruise Hosted a Plastic Surgery Pamper Party

November 10, 2017

What a night it was! Dr. Cruise treated his top referring patients at Cruise Plastic Surgery to a fun filled Pamper Party where they were celebrated in style. Guests were treated to complimentary Botox, Dermaplaning, Cryotherapy, and massage treatments in the office. Each guest also received a gift bag including Lace Your Face collagen facial…

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Liposuction vs Tummy Tuck

October 30, 2017

If you are frustrated with nagging belly flab, you might consider liposuction or a tummy tuck to achieve the body you desire. Excess skin and fat can accumulate on the stomach due to pregnancy, weight fluctuations, poor diet and exercise habits, and aging. Determining which plastic surgery procedure is right for you will depend on…

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Recovery from Breast Augmentation

October 25, 2017

Year after year, Breast augmentation is ranked the most popular plastic surgery procedure  in the United States, and  It is unlikely this will change anytime soon.  If you are one of the many women who is considering breast augmentation, it is important to understand what to expect during recovery, and how to best maintain your…

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How Much Does a Mommy Makeover Cost?

September 26, 2017

A mommy makeover uses a combination of procedures to restore your pre-pregnancy body. The procedure is customizable to fit your needs and might include liposuction, a breast lift, breast augmentation, and a tummy tuck. The cost of your mommy makeover will depend on which procedures you choose. If possible, it is recommended to have one…

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Tips for Recovering from your Rhinoplasty Procedure

September 26, 2017

Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that is used to change the shape and/or size of the nose to improve function or proportion to the face. Whether you have decided to have a rhinoplasty procedure or are still considering one, you are probably wondering about recovery. Waking up from your procedure and entering the road to…

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How to Get Rid of Gynecomastia

August 31, 2017

Gynecomastia, also sometimes called man boobs, is a condition in which the male breasts are enlarged due to excess breast tissue. While all men have breast tissue, they should have less of it than women, which is what creates a flat, masculine chest. Men with gynecomastia often find that they are embarrassed to remove their…

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