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Cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic or aesthetic surgery is a special branch of plastic surgery concerned with the modification or improvement of the appearance of a physical feature, irregularity, or defect.

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Cosmetic surgery

chin job

Beauty; Cosmetic surgery

A chin job, or chin implant, is the fastest-growing cosmetic procedure in the United States. In 2011 there were 20,680 operations, which was a 71% increase from 2010. A majority of chin implants are ...

exfoliate

Beauty; Cosmetic surgery

To remove the top layer of skin. Chemical peels and dermabrasion are examples of methods in which the skin is exfoliated.

copper peptide

Beauty; Cosmetic surgery

A common ingredient found in skin care products, copper peptide is used to promote and produce collagen and elastin in the skin.

retinol

Beauty; Cosmetic surgery

A derivative of Vitamin A commonly found in many skin care creams.

melasma

Beauty; Cosmetic surgery

A condition in which pigmentation of the cheeks of the face darkens into tan or brown patches. This condition occurs in half of all women during pregnancy.

botox

Beauty; Cosmetic surgery

A substance derived from botulinum toxin that works by preventing nerve impulses from reaching the muscle, causing the muscle to relax.

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