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The Truth About Breast Implant Replacement

Every year in our North Carolina offices, we hear hundreds of women asking the same questions: How much does breast enhancement cost? How natural are my breasts going to look after surgery? How big will they be? What do I wear?!

However, when preparing for your breast augmentation, there’s another important question you should consider: will this be the only surgery I’ll ever have on my breasts?
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Rejuvenate Your Skin with IPL Therapy

Whether it was sun bathing on the beach, swimming, gardening, or playing sports, catching a few rays when you were younger could be catching up with you now. Unfortunately, sun damage can creep up 10, 20, even 30 years later, making your skin appear and feel older than it really is. Although you enjoy looking back on those good times, the damage that occurred may turn into an unpleasant reminder of bygone days.
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3 Reasons Why Men May Choose Male Breast Reduction



Men everywhere seek to feel confident and proud of their bodies, which can include having a sculpted and well-contoured chest. However, for men with gynecomastia (excess breast tissue resulting in enlarged breasts), this is practically impossible even with good diet and exercise. For a man with excess breast tissue, simple things like changing in front of other people or taking his shirt of at the beach can cause embarrassment or social anxiety. Our team at UNC wants to help empower these men to feel confident in their own skin with male breast reduction surgery. We would love to share a number of the benefits that our past and current Raleigh-Durham clients have found.  Continue reading “3 Reasons Why Men May Choose Male Breast Reduction” »

What’s The Difference Between Body Contouring and Fat Reduction?


You may have been curious about the difference between body contouring and fat reduction, or perhaps you were under the impression that the two essentially mean the same thing. You are certainly not alone! Our team at UNC Aesthetic, Laser, and Burn Center in North Carolina is here to look a little closer at the differences between these two different procedures and perhaps help you decide if one of these treatments (or both!) would help restore your confidence and reach your body goals.  Continue reading “What’s The Difference Between Body Contouring and Fat Reduction?” »

Which Breast Implant Is Best for You?


Year after year,
breast augmentation remains one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures. Women of all ages choose to enhance their breasts with the addition of an implant. Having performed countless breast augmentations at our Chapel Hill practice, UNC Aesthetic & Laser Center’s team of skilled plastic surgeons can tell you that each breast augmentation we perform is as unique as the patient herself.
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Restored Confidence After Labiaplasty

Throwing on bikini bottoms or a tight pair of leggings isn’t always the most comfortable thing for many women. For those who have asymmetrical or enlarged labia, wearing tighter clothes can be embarrassing and negatively impact one’s self confidence. Our team at UNC Aesthetic & Laser Center want all women to feel truly confident in the skin they are in. We offer labiaplasty surgery to help give women the confidence and comfort they deserve.
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Lip Augmentation at Any Age

Many don’t realize just how influential age is when it comes to the appearance of their lips. Fortunately, injectable lip fillers are able to enhance the lips at any age. That said, at UNC Aesthetic & Laser Center, we understand that patients of different ages are bound to differ in their goals and motivations when it comes to lip augmentation. A woman in their 20s is sure to have very different expectations than a woman in her 50s.

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FAQ: Brazilian Butt Lift Recovery Explained

As you consider a Brazilian butt lift, you are sure to wonder what your recovery period will be like. In fact, some of the most frequently asked questions at our Chapel Hill practice have to do with recovery of this buttocks enhancement surgery. It is important to understand what to expect during your recovery, as well as what you can do to ensure the best possible results from your Brazilian butt lift.

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The Many Benefits of Tumescent Liposuction

Many men and women hope to improve their body’s contour by eliminating pockets of excess fat. For years now, liposuction has done just this—and has successfully helped patients achieve their desired figure. With continuous advancements and an ever-growing number of variations of liposuction techniques, it can be difficult for patients to know which technique is the right choice for them. At our Chapel Hill practice, we use the tumescent liposuction technique. Proven safe and effective, tumescent liposuction can garner beautiful results.

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Real Patient Stories

Kandy | Eyelid Surgery Patient
"Bottom line I did this just for me!" (Read More)

Ethel | Tummy Tuck Surgery Patient
"I love my size 2 and shopping." (Read More)

Jackie | Radiesse Patient
"I’m having fun and feeling great!" (Read More)