Category: Enhanced Appearance

How to Mentally Prepare Yourself for Cosmetic Surgery

You’ve chosen cosmetic surgery to alter your physical appearance and with that, gain new confidence. Before you go in for the procedure, it’s essential to mentally prepare yourself beforehand. It’s important that you are educated on all the details so you won’t be surprised or nervous later on. Here are our tips for mentally preparing... More »

Anti-aging Skin Care in Your 40’s

Anti-Aging Skin Care If you are hovering around that 40 year old mark you may be noticing that a lot of things are beginning to change. You may see the effects in your metabolism, your ability to recover from injury, your hair, and your skin. While none of this is fair, it is a fact... More »

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Summer Skin Care Routine Rescue

Summer time can do a number on your skin. I know that when I went on vacation this Summer I forgot my nice facial sunscreen (Elta MD) and ended up rubbing the kids’ waterproof stuff on my face all day at an amusement park. The result was super rough, bumpy skin that was not at... More »

Why Do People Get Plastic Surgery?

I can’t tell you why each individual is motivated to get plastic surgery.  But I can tell you why we help people on their journey and what we’ve seen. We’ve seen that most people have a plastic surgery procedure because they want to see themselves in a particular way–they want to feel good about themselves.... More »

Facial Fillers Explained

Toxins and Fillers and Collagen, Oh My! Facial Fillers Explained: What’s the difference between Juvederm, Restylane Lyft and Sculptra? What Is a Static Wrinkle and How Do I Treat it? We talked about Dynamic wrinkles when we explained neurotoxins like Botox and Dysport. Dynamic wrinkles are related to facial muscles movements. When we relax our... More »

Skin Care Routine

Basic Skin Care Routine Explained

What’s the Right way to Wash your Face? This is part of our “Ask NuVista Plastic Surgery” series.  Valerie, our office manager and aesthetician, answers your questions about beauty topics.  Ask her a question by leaving a comment in the space to the right of this post, or leave her a comment on facebook. Washing... More »

Tighening Facial skin Pores

Fact or Fiction? Warm Water Opens Facial Pores

FACT or FICTION? Hot water opens skin pores while cold water closes or tightens them. Part of our “Ask NuVista Plastic Surgery”series, where Valerie, our Office Manager and Aesthetician, answers questions about beauty. You can email Valerie to ask a question at or filling out the form to the right of this post.  You... More »

Botox Vs Dysport

Botox Vs Dysport

Botox Is Not the Only Game in Town Anymore People are starting to recognize the name Dysport as a Botox alternative. We’ve had patients ask for it by name.  How does Dysport stack up in the Botox vs Dysport battle? Very well actually!  And some in our office think is it quite preferable! What is... More »

Breast Augmentation Utah

Safer Breast Augmentation

  Many women often wonder how safe breast augmentation truly is. While any kind of surgery has risks, saline and silicone breast implants are proven to be safe and are FDA approved. Furthermore, there are a few different methods of inserting the implant into the breast—some of which have certain advantages over older methods. One... More »

Eyelid Surgery Utah

3 Things to Know About Eyelid Surgery

What is eyelid surgery? Eyelid surgery, technically called blepharoplasty, is a plastic surgery procedure for removing or adding fat and skin from the eyelids. Although it is commonly called an “eyelid lift,” the eyelid is not actually lifted during surgery and this is, therefore, a fallacy. Blepharoplasty surgery can be performed on either the upper... More »