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Choosing A Surgeon

Choosing A Surgeon

In undergoing any type of surgery, be it for correcting any abnormalities or simply improving on what you already have, there is one thing that you should remember – It is not Perfect. In line with this, be realistic in your expectations with the surgery you will be undergoing, not only with the results but also with the procedure. Remember, …

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Rhinoplasty Surgery

Rhinoplasty Surgery

Rhinoplasty is cosmetic surgery performed to reshape the nose. In some cases it is performed to correct problems that are causing health issues. The majority of the time the surgery is considered elective and insurance will not cover the costs. However, cost is not the only concern. Anyone considering such operation should understand the surgery well before going under the knife. Since …

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Marck Angel

Marck Angel Delivers Socially Conscious, Pop Album “Seraphim”

“Seraphim” – a derivative of the word “angel” – represents light, fire, ardor & passion. Pop/R&B singer-songwriter Marck Angel’s new LP, “SERAPHIM”, metaphorically delivers that meaning into a seamless, urban-pop symphony, delving into many social, political & cultural issues affecting our world today. The socially conscious, concept album, arced into 4 movements (loosely architected in classical symphony form), lyrically addresses …

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Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal

Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, They do not charge Their clients for legal representation or advocacy, …

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Lesbian Couple

Lesbian Health

Lesbians have the greatest concentration of risk factors for this cancer of any subset of women in the world. Combine this with the fact that many lesbians over 40 do not get routine mammograms, do breast self-exams or have a clinical breast exam, and the cancer may not be diagnosed early when it is most curable. Lesbians have been shown …

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Female Hair Thinning and Balding

Female Hair Thinning and Balding

Hair loss (or alopecia) in trans women is normally associated with the normal pattern of balding seen in men–the variety of receding hair line and balding patterns prior to the use of female hormones. Baldness in men is not a disease, but rather the body’s reaction to the male hormones (androgens) in genetically predisposed individuals. However, a smaller but still …

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Cosmetics and Contact Lens Care

Cosmetics and Contact Lens Care

For many individuals, wearing contacting lenses has been a way of life for years. But for those who are unaccustomed to wearing cosmetics, improper application of foundation, particularly eye make-up, can cause health problems ranging from minor irritation to more serious consequences.  Also, the contact lens, itself, can be permanently damaged by the improper use of some types of beauty …

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Electrolysis

Electrolysis Methods

All methods described here are based on techniques using needle type electrolysis.  The three methods used in electrolysis are Galvanic, Thermolysis, and Blend.  All three methods involve inserting a small needle into the hair follicle.  Galvanic Method The galvanic method was the first method developed for removing superfluous hair. This method removes hair through chemical decomposition. Galvanic refers to galvanism or galvanic cells (a …

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Breast Implant Risks

In addition to the risks of anesthesia and surgery in general, there are complications that may result from any surgical procedure that places a foreign object (including a breast implant) in the body. It is not known how frequently the following occur, but the frequency is dependent on both patient and surgical factors. General Surgical Risks Hematoma is a collection of …

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Typical Results of Male to Female Hormonal Therapy

Typical Results of Male to Female Hormonal Therapy

While the individual’s response to feminizing therapy will vary, we have observed several key changes that appear for the majority of transgender women in addition to the general estrogenic effects related. Breasts For the transgender woman, breast development will vary greatly, as it does with the genetic female population. However, breast development will typically be less than what is experienced …

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