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April 17, 2019

To be a candidate for a rhinoplasty, you need to meet two criteria: your nose needs to have stopped growing and you need to be emotionally ready for cosmetic surgery. There is no minimum age for rhinoplasty, as each person’s nose stops developing at a different time. Typically, your nose stops growing around age 14 to 16, so this is when you can start thinking about rhinoplasty.Woman looking in mirror touching nose, considering a rhinoplasty nose job

If you are unhappy with your nose and are considering a nose job, please call...

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March 28, 2019

This week has been another important milestone in the ongoing FDA commitment to ensuring the safety of silicone breast implants for both cosmetic breast surgery as well as breast reconstruction. On Monday and Tuesday of this week, March 25th and 26th, the FDA held a public advisory committee hearing to discuss a number of issues relating to breast implant safety. The discussion was primarily focused around two issues:

BIA-ALCL – which stands for Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

This is a very rare form of lymphoma...

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February 28, 2019

People often wonder how much weight they can actually lose with liposuction. The answer, unfortunately, is none. Liposuction is not a weight loss tool, but rather a way to get rid of excess fat in targeted areas. The liposuction procedure removes the physical fat from areas such as the stomach, waist, or flanks, but fat is very light and this does not result in significant weight loss.Woman measuring waist after liposuction

If you want to contour your body to better fit into your clothes or drop a pant size, then liposuction may be...

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February 19, 2019

Women considering breast augmentation often have concerns about breastfeeding. If you are planning to have children in the future but want breast implants now, it makes sense to wonder if you’ll be able to breastfeed your child. Luckily, advances in how breast augmentations are performed mean that the majority of women are still able to breastfeed after having breast implants placed.Mother holding daughter, both smiling

If you are interested in breast augmentation in the Phoenix area, call Mosharrafa Plastic Surgery today at 602-513-...

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January 30, 2019

Most people have probably heard of Botox™ Cosmetic, an injectable treatment that can safely and effectively smooth the appearance of wrinkles in the face. Here at Mosharrafa Plastic Surgery, in addition to Botox™, we also offer Dysport and Xeomin. These treatments are lesser known than Botox™, but they serve the same purpose of smoothing out wrinkles.Close up of woman's eyes, with smooth skin from Botox

If you are interested in obtaining a more youthful appearance with a simple injectable treatment, call Mosharrafa Plastic...

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December 12, 2018

After breast augmentation surgery, many women wonder when they can start wearing a bra again. Shopping for a new bra wardrobe in your new, bigger cup size can be exciting, and lots of our patients look forward to it. However, you should take some time before wearing a bra again, and even more time before buying bras for your permanent collection.Woman wearing a black bra after breast augmentation

When to wear a bra again again breast augmentation surgery depends partially on the type of breast implant you had placed. If you had saline implants...

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November 26, 2018

Plastic surgery can be a considerable expense, especially if you value your face and body and want to choose a plastic surgeon who is reputable, experienced, and skilled. While cheap plastic surgery certainly does exist, we would never recommend it because the potential for things to go wrong is too high.Stylish woman holding 100 dollar bills, thinking about financing plastic surgery

Here at Mosharrafa Plastic Surgery, we keep our prices competitive for the Phoenix area, but we know that our costs may still be a significant...

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October 12, 2018

We know that a breast cancer diagnosis is one of the most traumatic and life-altering experiences a woman can have. Often, successful treatment of breast cancer involves completely removing one or both of the breasts, which serves as a constant reminder of the trauma from cancer and deprives a woman of normalcy and femininity.Woman in pink bra holding breast cancer awareness ribbon after breast reconstruction

Choosing to have breast reconstruction done after a mastectomy is a highly personal choice, and we respect women who...

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September 10, 2018

There is not a set maximum weight that will disqualify you from having liposuction. However, most plastic surgeons will not perform liposuction if you are over 30 BMI. This is because once you are at the obese level, it becomes more dangerous to perform elective surgery such as liposuction. There are always exceptions, though, so it is usually worth scheduling a consultation to talk with a plastic surgeon in person.Liposuction can help reduce inches around your waist | Mosharrafa Plastic Surgery

If you would like to schedule a...

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August 08, 2018

If you suffer from sun damage, fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin texture and complexion, mild to moderate acne, or large pores, a chemical peel may be able to help you get your skin Chemical peels are a great way to achieve flawless skin | Mosharrafa Plastic Surgeryunder control. Chemical peels are specifically formulated to address particular skin concerns, and they can vary in strength from a light peel with no downtime to a deep peel that may require a few days off work.

If you are interested in better skin, contact Mosharrafa...

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