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Giving Back: Dr. Burgess Travels to the Philippines

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It may be hard to tell, but this is a picture of Dr. Burgess alongside her husband. While taking a break from their respective practices, the two joined a medical mission to perform cleft lip and palate surgeries on children in the Philippines.

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Men Want CoolSculpting!

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Men are increasingly embracing minimally invasive cosmetic procedures—over the past 15 years, the number has skyrocketed by nearly 70%. Highlighting a growing trend, this staggeringly high number demonstrates that men are no longer hesitant to seek out help in addressing troublesome areas. Minimally invasive body contouring is especially popular. Body contouring reshapes, slims, and tones otherwise hard-to-treat areas such as the abdominals and hips.

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Your Skin Can Look Like Kendall’s with Laser Genesis

Burgess, Laser Genesis - ImageNow a fashion and beauty maven, it is hard to imagine a time when Kendall Jenner did not exude confidence. However, Kendall recently shared that, like many of us, she struggled with teenage acne. She remembers, “It completely ruined my self-esteem.” Continuing, of her acne, Kendall says, “it really impacted me.”

Kendall decided to take action. Advice from her sisters proved wise—she says, “My older sisters always told me to keep my hands off my face and to never pick.” Kendall also sought out professional guidance. She now credits her clear and glowing complexion to Laser Genesis. Like Kendall, we at Burgess Plastic Surgery are firm believers in the power of Laser Genesis’s skin-clearing ways. More »

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Bananas, Brown Spots, & Your Skin

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We don’t often think of our skin in comparison to a ripening banana. Yet, just as bananas turn brown due to a simple oxidation process—so does our skin. Like the brown spots on a banana, our face too develops brown spots (also known as age or sun spots). While a banana and our skin differ greatly, both are subject to the damaging properties of oxidation. Similar to a banana left on the counter, when exposed to oxygen, our bodies create unstable molecules known as free radicals, which are in turn, responsible for the visible signs of aging. More »

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Summer Sun Damage? We Have a Smart Solution

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Now that fall is in full force, make sure to give your skin the care and attention it deserves. Unsurprising to most, the summer sun can take a toll on your skin. Over time, prolonged exposure to the sun causes serious damage to our skin and our skin’s make-up. Always an advocate for proper skin care, Dr. Burgess is keen on taking proactive steps when it comes to your skin. With the help of the SmartSkin CO2 Laser, Dr. Burgess can refresh and reinvigorate your sun-worn skin. More »

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