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Archive for March, 2014

Rhinoplasty, or a nose job, treats many nose-related problems

Published on March 27, 2014

Even if you have the most amazing, sparkling eyes or the friendliest, most engaging smile, your nose is always front and center — the natural focal point of the face. What are you to do if that focal point isn’t

What is a facelift?

Published on March 25, 2014

Who doesn’t want to face the world by putting their best face forward? Perhaps lately you’ve noticed some sagging skin around the face or neck, or a deepening of wrinkles and facial lines. Unfortunately, time keeps marching forward and gravity

Common supplements and cosmetic surgery

Published on March 20, 2014

Does your daily routine include taking vitamins or supplements? If you answered yes and are considering cosmetic surgery, please read on. While many supplements will have no negative impact on your procedure, others may put you in danger if taken

Thigh Lift

Published on March 18, 2014

Saddlebags. Thunder thighs. Neither of these phrases brings to mind a slim, contoured body. Instead of focusing on the negative, turn your vision around. Your thighs are part of you, and you are beautiful. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t

Scar revision surgery

Published on March 13, 2014

You don’t wear short sleeve shirts or maybe summer shorts. You’re afraid to wear a low cut top or a dress that shows off your back. Or, maybe you wear your hair long and over your face. You are doing

Pregnancy and breast feeding after breast augmentation

Published on March 11, 2014

You want to have breast augmentation surgery. You also want to become pregnant in the future. It is natural to wonder how breast augmentation, pregnancy, and breast feeding will go together. Dr. Hlavacek and everyone at Kansas City Surgical Arts

Mythbusting — Liposuction fact vs. fiction

Published on March 6, 2014

How much do you know about liposuction? The fact is, misconceptions about liposuction are rampant. Many people believe it is a quick-fix surgery for the overweight, an easy way out for those too lazy to exercise, or any number of

March newsletter – 2014 promises to be a big year for cosmetic surgery

Published on March 5, 2014

Kansas City Surgical Arts March Newsletter 2014 promises to be a big year for cosmetic surgery. More patients nationwide are seeking cosmetic procedures in the new year, and our patients at Kansas City Surgical Arts are no exception. We are

Lose the “batwings” — arm lift surgery

Published on March 4, 2014

Did you get your tickets to the gun show? You know the joke, but you are too embarrassed to tell it and show off your biceps because of the excess, flabby skin on the back of your upper arms. Maybe