About: Dr. Paul Ruff

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4 tips to prolong your cosmetic surgery results

If you’ve undergone a cosmetic surgery, especially a procedure involving your face, there are many things you can do to maintain results for as long as possible. While you can’t halt the aging process, here are four ways to maximize your investment in yourself and keep your youthful appearance for years to come. Complement with… Read More »

Who is a good candidate for breast augmentation surgery?

Breast augmentation is a life-changing surgery that helps women achieve a more desirable size and shape. The results can be extremely rewarding, but how do you know if you’re a good candidate for surgery? Here are some criteria: You are in good health. During your consultation, you will discuss your medical history and any current medical… Read More »

5 frequently asked questions about male breast reduction

Men who have enlarged breasts from a condition called gynecomastia may feel self-conscious and avoid several activities, even intimacy. Male breast reduction surgery is an excellent way for men to achieve masculine contours and get their confidence back. Here are five common questions about this surgical procedure. What is gynecomastia surgery? Also known as male… Read More »

What are the differences between breast implant types?

The most popular cosmetic surgery procedure, breast augmentation can reshape your breasts and improve your self-confidence. If you’ve been thinking about undergoing this surgery, you’re probably wondering which implant type is best for you – saline or silicone gel. Here are the differences between the two. Saline Both saline and silicone gel implants have silicone… Read More »

How to prepare for laser hair reduction

If you’re ready to be done with shaving, waxing, tweezing and other methods to remove unwanted hair, then laser hair reduction may be right for you. It’s a common cosmetic procedure that used pulsed laser energy to beam light directly into hair follicles. The pigment in the follicle absorbs the light, which then destroys the… Read More »

Is it possible to freeze away stubborn fat?

If you’ve been following a strict diet and exercise routine, but you still have stubborn, unwanted fat pockets, CoolSculpting may be right for you. CoolSculpting is a state-of-the-art, non-invasive fat freezing technology that can help you get rid of unwanted bulges of fat safely and effectively. This popular treatment is FDA-cleared for freezing fat in… Read More »

Gender Affirmation: Quick guide to Male to Female Procedures

When it comes to gender affirmation surgery, bringing your physical body closer to your true inner self is the ultimate goal. Our surgical team at West End Plastic Surgery has years of experience and expertise in top surgery, facial feminization and body contouring including implants and genital reconstruction. As members of the World Professional Association… Read More »

Gender Affirmation Surgery: How to Prepare

Preparing for gender affirmation surgery can seem overwhelming. Beyond all of the surgical procedures to keep in mind, you also have mental and emotional stress weighing on you. To ease some of these fears and worries, we’ve put together this guide to help you prepare for gender affirmation surgery. You’re in a Safe Environment Both… Read More »

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