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Do I Need a Breast Lift?

A breast lift can restore breasts to their previously youthful appearance, eliminating the sagging that often results from extreme weight loss, pregnancy, breastfeeding, normal aging or genetic disposition.

Aug 24th, 2016
Tips for Your First Plastic Surgery Consultation

When you decide to undergo plastic surgery, it is imperative that you are ready for your first consultation. You’ll want to be able to clearly explain your desires to potential surgeons and ask questions regarding benefits, options and risks for the proced

Aug 11th, 2016
Daddy Do-Overs on the Rise

Today’s fathers are constantly on the move with work, hobbies and family. In spite of it all, they still want to look good, staying fit and attractive for the special people in their lives.

Jul 26th, 2016
Can Men Have Facelifts?

While the majority of trusted Pittsburgh plastic surgeon Julio Clavijo-Alvarez’s clientele is female, he does see male patients regularly.

Jun 10th, 2016
What Patients Wish They Knew before Botox Treatment

Dr. Julio Clavijo-Alvarez is conscientious about educating his patients prior to Botox treatment. Explaining the procedural steps and managing expectations is key to an overall satisfactory patient experience.

May 5th, 2016
Do's and Don'ts after Liposuction

LiposuctionLiposuction recovery guidelines remains one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures performed to remove unwanted fat and sculpt targeted areas of the body. But like all surgical procedures, liposuction has risks.

Apr 22nd, 2016
Does Lipo Hurt?

As you research body sculpting with liposuction, it is understandable that you will have questions about the procedure, its benefits and its risks.

Apr 9th, 2016
Tips for Maintaining Your Facelift Results

Facelift surgery, especially when performed by an experienced surgeon who knows how to deliver natural-looking results, has the ability to take up to 10 years off of your appearance.

Feb 17th, 2016
FAQs about Body Contouring

Body contouring procedures designed to eliminate sagging skin and unwanted fat deposits have been on the rise in recent years. However, there is a degree of confusion with regard to what these procedures achieve.

Sep 15th, 2015