Michigan Center for Cosmetic Surgery Blog

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The Most Frequently Asked Questions about Fillers

August 18, 2020
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Dr. Jessica West wants to make sure you have the clear and honest information you deserve when it comes to cosmetic treatments. During your consultation, she takes the time necessary to get all of your questions answered. Below, see some of the most frequently asked questions about dermal fillers. Contact us to arrange a consultation with Dr. West. What do fillers do? Dermal fillers smooth wrinkles, restore lost facial volume, and plump thin lips and even aging hands. How long do fillers last? The exact longevity depends on the specific dermal filler. Dermal fillers last anywhere between 6 months to 5 years. In general, filler lasts a shorter period of time in areas that have more… Read Full Post

The Most Frequently Asked Questions about Breast Augmentation

July 08, 2020
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Dr. Jessica West is personally committed to providing her patients with clear, honest and straightforward information about breast augmentation. Below are several of the questions she receives routinely. What’s the difference between saline and silicone? Saline and silicone refer to the fill material of implants. All breast implants have an outer silicone shell, but the breast tissue-like material housed within the shell can be: Saline, which is a sterile saltwater solution. Silicone, which is a cohesive gel that feels very much like natural breast tissue. How do I choose between silicone and saline implants? Both implants have an outer silicone shell. The most important advantages to… Read Full Post

The Truth Behind CoolSculpting

December 16, 2019
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In the past few years, the makers of CoolSculpting have engaged in a massive publicity push. You might see ads for the procedure on TV and around town. And, if you’re researching body contouring on the Internet, you’ve almost certainly seen ads on social media and other websites. CoolSculpting is a non-surgical and non-invasive procedure, so most patients think the side effects are virtually nonexistent. Unfortunately, although CoolSculpting is FDA-cleared and backed up by clinical evidence, most people are unaware of a possible side effect that can actually make areas of excess fat more prominent and even lead to weight gain. How Does CoolSculpting Work? CoolSculpting operates on the… Read Full Post

Welcome to Our Cosmetic Surgery Blog

October 31, 2019
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Dr. Jessica West and Dr. Robert Burke are proud to welcome patients to the new website for our premier cosmetic surgery office. Our surgeons have extensive training and advanced education. They pair this experience with an artistic eye and surgical excellence to provide superior results for female and male patients in Ann Arbor and the nearby areas of Michigan. Our practice is founded on the values of excellence, honesty and integrity, passion and enthusiasm, and empowerment. These values are fully evident when you meet with our surgeons for your complimentary consultation. Options to Enhance Your Natural Beauty At Michigan Center for Cosmetic Surgery, we believe each procedure is an… Read Full Post