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Daniel Careaga, MD
Paul Durand, MD

Dr. Careaga and Dr. Durand’s Top Recovery Tips After Liposuction

Dr. Careaga and Dr. Durand’s Top Recovery Tips After Liposuction

Posted July 06, 2022 in Liposuction, Recovery

4 Minute Read:  There’s a definite reason why liposuction was one of the top performed cosmetic surgical procedures in 2020. Liposuction surgery permanently removes stubborn subcutaneous fat that normal diet and exercise can’t get rid of, and the results are nothing short of transformational!  Deciding to undergo any plastic surgery is something to be celebrated, […]

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Improving Plastic Surgery Results With Reiki, Massage, and Other Alternative Health Practices

Improving Plastic Surgery Results With Reiki, Massage, and Other Alternative Health Practices

Posted June 01, 2022 in Massage Therapy, Recovery

3 Minute Read:  The number of plastic surgery and cosmetic treatments performed is constantly increasing. In 2020 alone, over two million surgical procedures and over 13 million minimally invasive procedures were performed.  The main reason is that cosmetic surgery allows people to achieve the body and/or facial aesthetic they’ve always desired. No longer do men […]

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How Soon Can I Go Road Tripping After Facial Plastic Surgery?

How Soon Can I Go Road Tripping After Facial Plastic Surgery?

Posted April 05, 2021 in Facial Plastic Surgery, Facial Rejuvenation, Recovery

3 Minute Read:  COVID-19 has changed travel options for many people. Although things are now opening up, there are still some travel bans—particularly internationally, causing many Americans to shift to road trips and RV travel for their next vacation getaway. An increasing number of people have also been taking advantage of the quarantine and self-distancing […]

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When Can I Start Working Out After Surgery?

When Can I Start Working Out After Surgery?

Posted April 23, 2020 in Recovery

5 Minute Read: TABLE OF CONTENTS Is It Safe to Exercise After Plastic Surgery? What Exercises Should I Focus on After My Plastic Surgery? Which Exercises Should I Wait to Resume After My Plastic Surgery? When Is It Safe to Resume All Activities After Plastic Surgery? What if My Plastic Surgery Is Coming Up?The last […]

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Why Are Compression Garments Essential for Healing?

Why Are Compression Garments Essential for Healing?

Posted April 08, 2020 in Recovery

3 Minute Read:  Even when everything goes exactly as planned on the surgical table, the results of your plastic surgery can still be influenced by the recovery period and how well you follow your surgeon’s post-operative instructions. After your breast or body enhancement procedure, your surgeon will provide you with a list of instructions on […]

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Does Diet Factor Into Your Recovery?

Posted April 02, 2019 in Recovery

Your recovery period is one of the most important parts of your plastic surgery journey. Your actions during this time not only affect the final quality of your results, but they can also change the rate at which your body heals and how soon you will be ready to greet the world again. While resting […]

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