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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month — Dr. Armstrong is a Volunteer Physician with AAFPRS FACE TO FACE Program

In honor of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness month, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) and FACE TO FACE have teamed up to share the following infographic to spotlight the important issue of Domenstic Violence. Dr. Armstrong is a volunteer for the FACE TO FACE program , which provides free […]

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When should I stop my anti-coagulation before surgery?

Anticoagulants are commonly prescribed to prevent blood clots in the heart, leg veins and lungs, especially in patients with a history of atrial fibrillation, artificial heart valves, deep venous thrombosis or pulmonary embolism.  Anticoagulants will increase the risk of bleeding with any surgical procedure.  The need for anticoagulation should be balanced against the risk of […]

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Guest Post: Learning from the Specialist – My time at Richmond ENT

By Ava Torjani – Princeton Class of 2018 When I was first offered the Princeternship at Richmond ENT, I was given the perfect reason to be excited for an otherwise lonely spring break back at Princeton. I have had previous work experience in medicine but never in the field of otolaryngology (a.k.a. ear, nose, and throat), […]

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How would you like an eyebrow lift without surgery?

The FDA has just added lateral canthal lines (crow’s feet) to the listed indications for Botox Cosmetic. Treating the lateral canthal “smile lines” and the glabellar “frown lines” at the same time reduces downward pull on the eyebrows, allowing them to elevate youthfully. Other popular treatments, which are not listed on the FDA-approved package label, […]

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Gentlemen – Hide the evidence of aging

Gentlemen, there is a difference between looking handsomely distinguished and looking ancient. The difference can be Radiesse Volumizing Filler. This filler is ideal for your rugged skin because it is made from a natural mineral that is injected under the skin to immediately add volume and fill wrinkles and creases.  As the mineral breaks down […]

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Who’s Would You Choose?

If you could swap noses with any celebrity in the world, who’s would you choose? According to a report released by the Transform Cosmetic Surgery Group in England, the Duchess of Cambridge’s delicate nose was the number one requested celebrity face part; requests to look like Kate Middleton tripled in their practice compared to the […]

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How will you rejuvenate this spring?

From spa services to surgery—and everything between—how will you rejuvenate this spring? Take advantage of the spring months to prepare for the skin-baring days of summer. Schedule your rejuvenating procedures now—from minimally invasive to cosmetic surgery—so that you won’t miss out on the summer fun. Today, advanced skin care programs are available to address the […]

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Trends in facial plastic surgery: social media, ethnic population increase

Reliance on social media,  decreasing costs, and an  increase in ethnic populations are just some of the interesting trends reported by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) in January 2012. While certain results were surprising, other findings reinforced the steady popularity of procedures and treatments such as Botox, laser resurfacing, filler […]

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Consider the art of adding to your appearance, not removing or reshaping

When you think of facial plastic surgery, your first thought may be to remove unwanted wrinkles or sagging skin. Depending on your unique needs, however, your facial plastic surgeon may recommend adding to your facial features instead. Topical treatments, fillers, and implants are viable options that you should explore in an effort to bring out […]

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