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Rhinoplasty in Salt Lake City

5 Reasons for Salt Lake City Patients to Get Rhinoplasty The third most common cosmetic surgery performed in the United States is rhinoplasty, more commonly referred to as a “nose job”. But looks aren’t the only reason people visit plastic surgeons and ear, nose, and throat doctors (called otolaryngologists). “Rhinoplasty can change the size, shape,... More »

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Gynecomastia: An Embarrassing Male Problem

Written by J. Dayne Petersen Gynecomastia ˌgī-nə-kō-ˈmas-tē-ə. It sounds like a dinosaur in my second grader’s school book. Unfortunately, it is a medical condition that can cause males, especially adolescent males, a great deal of embarrassment, and open them up to harassment.  Gynecomastia is the abnormal development of breast tissue, or the development of female... More »

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Plastic Surgery For the Face Salt Lake City, Utah

Written by J. Dayne Petersen Have you had it with people asking you if you are tired? Do you look older than you feel? If it’s time for you to consider having some “work done” then you should be aware that today there is a wide variety of procedures available for the face. These range... More »

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See Yourself from a New Perspective

We have all heard that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.  As a plastic surgeon I have learned that the most important beholder is one’s self.  When my clients feel comfortable in their own skin, they stand a little differently, speak a little differently, make choices a little differently.  When they feel beautiful,... More »

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Types of Breast Lift

Written by J. Dayne Petersen There are several possible factors that cause breasts to sag. Unavoidably, over time, gravity and the aging process cause the breast tissue to lose elasticity and to stretch the ligaments that attach the breast to your chest muscles. Breasts enlarge during pregnancy and breast feeding, causing the skin to stretch.... More »

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How Do I Choose the Right Plastic Surgeon? Salt Lake City, Utah

So you’re thinking about plastic surgery and excited about the possible results, but choosing the right doctor seems intimidating and confusing. How exactly can you tell who will be the best choice, the best personality fit, and the best qualified in your area? Finding the right doctor involves some careful research, honest questions, and some... More »

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How to Know if a Tummy Tuck is Right for You

The middle-aged often share an embarrassing problem: a loose or sagging belly. This comes for a number of reasons, some of them your fault and others not so much. Prior surgeries and aging are two things that you can’t do much about. Our abs just don’t look as good when we get older and if... More »

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Plastic Surgery On the Rise in America

A recent report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows that cosmetic plastic surgery procedures are on the rise in America, with certain procedures providing the major push for these increases. There were 14.6 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures, minimally invasive and surgical, performed in 2012. Among the procedures that saw the biggest... More »