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Gastric Band Gastric band surgery is a form of weight loss surgery.  It can provide a solution to people who have not been able to lose weight through diet and exercise.  By making you feel full quicker, a gastric band encourages you to eat less.  Over time this leads to weight loss. A gastric band […]

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With every new year comes new year’s resolutions, and the number one resolution this year is to lose weight, of the prime reasons that people choose to seek plastic surgery. The majority of people choosing to lose weight will first try altering their diet and exercise habits, and with persistence this can help reduce excess […]

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‘Body contouring’ is an increasingly popular phrase, but what does it mean? ‘Body contouring’ refers to a group of cosmetic surgery procedures including liposuction, tummy tuck, breast reduction and various types of lifts such as thigh and arm lifts.  These plastic surgery procedures are employed in ‘contouring’ the body to achieve a pleasing, toned appearance. […]

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The UK government recently revealed plans to impose 20% VAT on cosmetic surgery such as breast enlargement, liposuction and tummy tuck.  Some within the UK cosmetic surgery industry are concerned that this could lead to an increase in people travelling abroad for plastic surgery. Many people from the UK already travel to mainland Europe in […]

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There is quite a bit of confusion about weight loss surgery, plastic surgery and the difference between the two. Weight Loss Surgery Weight loss surgery such as a gastric band helps you to lose weight by changing your eating habits.  In the case of a gastric band, this is achieved by placing a band around […]

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This article concerns two procedures, gastric band and tummy tuck. Gastric band surgery helps you to lose weight by decreasing overall daily food intake and so that you can achieve a sustainable weight.  Gastric band surgery helps to enable weight loss by changing your eating habits. A tummy tuck is a from of plastic surgery, […]

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The biggest trends in cosmetic and plastic surgery field for 2011-2012 according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASPAS). Like any other field, the world of cosmetic surgery, surgeons and beauty clinics offering plastic and aesthetic surgery depend on trends in the field of beauty, body treatments, and the general culture of society […]

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Tummy tuck has become one of the fastest growing cosmetic surgery procedures, with mothers and gastric band slimmers thought to be two of the main factors.  Pregnancy and obesity cause an enlarging of the abdominal area and stretching of the skin.  When the abdominal area reduces in size after giving birth or losing weight, perhaps […]

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Increasing numbers of people are traveling to other countries to have cosmetic surgery and gastric band surgery, The Czech republic for instance has seen a 50% rise in medical tourists in the past two years, from 6000 visitors two years ago to 9000 over the past year, but why? The primary reason for medical tourism […]

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When it comes to hair loss in San Diego, no one offers guaranteed results like RAZ International. This is a breakthrough process for both men and women suffering from hair loss and are looking for a way to restore the hair they once had without the need for a surgical process. The treatment for hair […]

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As the popularity of gastric band surgery continues to grow, more evidence of health benefits other than weight loss is becoming apparent.  One recent study showed that 72% of those who had a gastric band fitted no longer showed any symptoms of diabetes and these effects where recorded as being sustained for two years.  Obesity can cause […]

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Obesity & Gastric Band Surgery Obesity can trigger numerous health problems, including diabetes, sleep apnea, heart conditions and excessive wear of hip and knee joints.  If you have struggled without success to lose weight by dieting and exercising, you may find that a gastric band provides a solution to your problem. A gastric band is […]

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