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DiamondGlow – Not Your Typical Facial

Posted November 28, 2022 in Face, Facials

3 Minute Read: Happy November SIPS readers! I’m back at it again for another exciting and informative post about…DiamondGlow! I’m so glad you’re here, so get that coffee and curl up with a cozy blanket because it’s time to dive in!  What Is DiamondGlow? The DiamondGlow Facial is an advanced skin-resurfacing treatment. It combines three […]

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Botox vs. Xeomin vs. Dysport

Posted November 08, 2022 in Injectables/Fillers

Written by Amanda Olsen, PA-C Believe it or not, your skin starts to age once you hit your mid-20s to early 30s. Around this time you will notice fine lines and wrinkles beginning to form. While these wrinkles are a normal part of the aging process, anti-aging treatments like neurotoxins can help boost your self-confidence […]

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Peel Season Is Upon Us

Posted October 17, 2022 in CHEMICAL PEELS

Written by Candace Zumbach 5 Minute Read: Fall is finally here! The leaves are changing, mums are covering doorsteps and, yes, I’ve been drinking a pumpkin spice latte daily! My name is Candace Zumbach and I’m the medical aesthetician at Specialists In Plastic Surgery. Located in Raleigh, NC, we are finally experiencing the cooler temperatures […]

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Surgical Drains — The Real MVP?

Posted August 24, 2022 in Plastic Surgery Recovery

4 Minute Read: Picture this. You’re sitting with the doctor at your consultation appointment, feeling completely at ease and excited to move forward with your cosmetic procedure. Everything is lining up perfectly and nothing can get in the way of your excitement. As the doctor starts to discuss the recovery process, he utters those four […]

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Should You Lose Weight Before Your Breast Reduction

Posted July 06, 2022 in BREAST REDUCTION

3 Minute read: While our society tends to sensationalize big breasts, the reality is that naturally large breasts can be extremely burdensome to women.  Overly large breasts can result in many frustrating issues for women, including back and shoulder pain and irritation of the skin from the breasts rubbing against each other. Additionally, large breasts […]

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Get Prepared: Your Ultimate Guide to Tummy Tuck Recovery

Posted June 15, 2022 in TUMMY TUCK

4 Minute Read: All plastic surgery recoveries (whether it is body sculpting, breast enhancement, or facial rejuvenation) take time and require some changes to your normal day-to-day routines.  Of these plastic surgery options, tummy tuck surgery presents one of the longer recovery periods.  The reason for this is simple. Tummy tuck surgery is an invasive […]

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Tips for Lip Care

Posted January 30, 2022 in Injectables/Fillers

Whether you are talking, smiling, or frowning, the mouth features prominently when you are interacting with people. The mouth, much like the eyes, can say so much about a person and their mood. Do you feel self-conscious about how your mouth looks? If you are concerned about the state of your lips, read on! Help for […]

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Ear Pinning Surgery

Posted January 15, 2022 in Ear

Do you feel like your ears stick out too far from your head? If this is something that has always bothered you, you should know that there is a procedure to help you. Read on for some information on ear pinning surgery and why it might be right for you! What happens during ear pinning surgery? The […]

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Skin Needs Care in the Winter, Too

Posted December 30, 2021 in Skin Care

You know how much damage the harsh summer sun can do to your skin because you can feel its effects as soon as you step outside – and you probably have more than one memorable sunburn from too much time in the summer sun, too. But just because the temperature has dropped doesn’t mean you […]

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