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How Long Does It Take to Recover from Rhinoplasty?

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Rhinoplasty is a highly individualized procedure that patients often describe as being life-changing. When a person has felt self-conscious about the appearance of their nose for years—or even decades—having a rhinoplasty can result in a serious confidence boost. If you are considering a rhinoplasty but are uneasy about the recovery experience from this procedure, you…

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Special Introductory Pricing on all CoolScultping ELITE Treatments

We are celebrating our newest treatment addition here at Schaffer Plastic Surgery, CoolScultping ELITE, by offering special introductory pricing on all CoolScultping ELITE treatments through August 6th.

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How to Stop Underarm Sweating Permanently

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As a board-certified plastic surgeon in the Deep South, Dr. Christopher Schaffer knows how debilitating excessive underarm sweating can be for his patients. Rather than trying all the “prescription strength” deodorants, or dictating your outfits based on what conceals sweat the best, consider the miraDry® procedure to permanently stop underarm sweating. With minimal downtime and…

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Choosing Implant Volumes in Cosmetic Breast Augmentation

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Choosing to undergo breast augmentation is an exciting decision that can lead to a life-changing confidence boost. The next decision to make is on the type of breast implant and volume. As a patient of our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Christopher Schaffer, you will be able to take advantage of his expert eye for aesthetics…

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What You Should Know Before a Fat Transfer to the Buttocks

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The concept of transferring unwanted fat to the buttocks almost seems too good to be true. However, this type of procedure is common here at Schaffer Plastic Surgery and provides a multitude of benefits for patients. Also known as a Brazilian Buttocks Lift, transferring excess fat from another area of the body to the buttocks…

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What Areas of the Body Does CoolSculpting® Treat?

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Patients of ours who have experienced the benefits of their first CoolSculpting® treatment often return and ask, “What other areas of the body can CoolSculpting® treat?” Even though it is most commonly used for treating stubborn belly fat, CoolSculpting® technology is perfect for fine-tuning other areas of the body, too. When you are looking for…

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Most Popular Breast Lift Options

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Breast lifts are a popular procedure for women who may not necessarily be interested in augmentation, but rather a correction to the natural aging process. Restoring a more youthful, feminine proportion is made possible through a breast lift, and this procedure can also help undergarments and swimsuits fit more attractively. Breast lifts should be highly…

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How to Improve Skin Texture at Schaffer Plastic Surgery

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Because we are a plastic surgery practice, many patients may be unaware that Schaffer Plastic Surgery offers several treatments that can improve skin texture without surgery. Although surgical options may be ideal for tightening and lifting the skin, improving skin texture can be accomplished without surgical intervention. By resurfacing the skin’s topmost layer and encouraging…

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Getting a Brazilian Buttocks Lift (BBL) and Breast Augmentation at the Same Time

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At Schaffer Plastic Surgery, BBLs and breast augmentations are among our most popular procedures. Many women experience the positive benefits of one of these procedures and return later for the other procedure. In some cases, Dr. Schaffer might recommend getting a BBL and breast augmentation at the same time for women who are sure they…

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The Difference Between Saline and Silicone Breast Implants

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Women who are interested in breast augmentation and do their own research about the procedure will likely learn about the many options that are available to ensure the most natural-looking outcome. One decision to be made is whether to choose saline or silicone breast implants. The silicone versus saline breast implant question is the most…

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