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Is My Facelift Covered by Insurance?

When researching cosmetic surgery options, many patients wonder if health insurance will pay for all or some surgical expenses. Typically, facelift surgeries are not covered by insurance. For a surgery to be covered by health insurance, there usually needs to be a functional issue that can be addressed surgically after all available conservative and non-surgical…

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Is BBL Surgery Safe?

Popularity surrounding the Brazilian butt lift surgery has soared in the past decade as the procedure can produce a more ample posterior and desirable curves. Since 2015, the number of Brazilian butt lifts (BBL) performed globally has grown by 78%, according to a survey by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Brazilian butt lift…

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How Much Does a Rhinoplasty Cost?

At the Plastic Surgery Center at Williams, we recognize that a patient’s decision to have rhinoplasty surgery is an investment of both their time and financial resources. The cost of a plastic surgery procedure is a question we receive often — and it’s certainly an important topic for discussion. In searching for a plastic surgeon…

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10 Common Liposuction Myths

With more than 400,000 surgeries performed each year, liposuction remains one of the most performed cosmetic procedures in the United States. When performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon, liposuction is an effective and safe procedure. As with any medical procedure, it’s important to do your homework, research surgeons in your area who frequently perform liposuction,…

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Cost of a Mommy Makeover Surgery

One of the most asked questions about plastic surgery is, “How much does the surgery cost?” This is certainly an important, although complex, question. But before we talk about cost, let’s define what a mommy makeover is. The term “mommy makeover” has become very popular to describe different plastic surgery procedures that women undergo to…

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10 Tips for a Fast Recovery After Liposuction

Liposuction is one of the most common body contouring procedures performed, because of its ability to target specific problem areas, like the abdomen, thighs, and waist for smoother contours. As with any plastic surgery procedure, it’s important to follow all post-operative instructions to ensure that you have a smooth, fast recovery. What you do after…

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How Much Does a Facelift Cost?

Many patients considering a facelift procedure understandably want to know the cost of one before fully committing. Since undergoing a facelift is a significant decision, it’s also one that requires extensive thought and planning. The cost of facelift plastic surgery can depend on many variables, such as the extent of the surgery being performed and…

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Facelift Surgery: Frequently Asked Questions

In 2019, facelift surgery was the fifth-most common plastic surgery procedure. At The Williams Surgery, patients who want to reduce the signs of aging in their face often contact us with questions about the facelift procedure. More often than not, the decision is then made to schedule a consultation with our facial plastic surgery specialist,…

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Rhinoplasty FAQs

1. Will I Have Visible Incisions? A closed rhinoplasty avoids making any visible incisions on the skin of the nose. There are primarily two approaches for performing a rhinoplasty: the closed, or endonasal, approach and the open approach. In approximately 95% of our patients, we can achieve our results using the closed approach. This is…

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