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Everything You Need to Know About BIA-ALCL Apr 21st, 2020

When electing to get breast implants for any reason, getting sick from the implants themselves may not have crossed your mind. How could a silicone sack possibly lead to cancer? Unfortunately, the discovery of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) has come as a shock to some women who...

Why You Should Consider Microneedling With PRP Mar 2nd, 2020

Face it: Even if you have a strict skin care regimen that leaves little to chance, the largest and most exposed organ of your body — your beautiful, hard-working epidermis — can’t totally evade the effects of time.   As you get older, the foundational structures of your skin become less...

Breast Augmentation or Breast Lift: Which One Is Right for You? Feb 3rd, 2020

The size and shape of your breasts may be mostly determined by genetics, but life has a way of changing their appearance over time. Age and gravity stretch out the skin that supports your breasts, placing them a bit lower on your chest, while postpartum weight loss and breastfeeding, or...

This Year Resolve to Recontour Your Body with Coolsculpting® Jan 9th, 2020

If losing weight is one of your resolutions for the new year, you’re not alone. According to statistics, losing weight — or getting in shape — is the second most common New Year’s resolution among American adults after saving money. Everyone has personal reasons and motivations for wanting to lose...

Pencils Down! Microblading Perfects Your Brows without the Daily Drawing Dec 4th, 2019

According to recent beauty surveys, the average American woman spends anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes or more per day applying makeup and related skin care products. Pinpointing an exact dollar amount can also be tricky. Still, according to industry surveys, the lifetime price tag just for the face can...

Considering CoolSculpting? We Answer All Your Questions Nov 1st, 2019

You committed yourself to exercise and eating right. You gave up chocolate and go to the gym four times a week. You’ve lost a good amount of weight and have seen a few fatty areas contract. But even after weeks and months of work, some parts of your body just...

What Does Migraine Surgery Entail and How Effective Is It? Oct 15th, 2019

As anyone who suffers from migraines knows, they're more than just a headache and not always easy to treat. If you’ve tried common methods to cure migraines but are still struggling, migraine surgery may help.  Here at Brooks Plastic Surgery in Hollywood, Florida, Dr. Christopher Brooks and our highly trained...

The Key to a Natural-Looking Facelift Sep 19th, 2019

Your skin changes throughout your life, and your face is often the first reflection of your age. Over the years, lines and wrinkles form as your skin gets thinner and more delicate. Repetitive facial expressions, sun damage, and collagen loss all contribute to aging skin. Cheeks lose volume, skin gets...

5 Tips to Prepare for Eyelid Surgery Aug 29th, 2019

Many men and women get eyelid surgery for aesthetic and medical reasons. Regarding aesthetics, eyelid surgery — also known as blepharoplasty — can make you look years younger. Regarding medical reasons, eyelid surgery can correct drooping skin that may interfere with your eyesight.  No matter your reason, Christopher Brooks, MD,...

Microblading: Love your Brows Again! Jan 10th, 2019

The truth about eyebrows is that they can completely change your face shape! Whether you prefer full brows or thinner, more sculpted brows, you can achieve an entirely new look with microblading. What exactly is microblading? It’s a semi-permanent secret to perfectly shaped eyebrows that look totally natural. And we...

Dr. Christopher Brooks Helps Lives on a Global Level Jan 1st, 2019

Miami, FL, August 25, 2015 (Newswire) –Dr. Christopher Brooks, MD FACS, Director of Brooks Plastic Surgery located in South Florida, is traveling to San Pedro Sula, Honduras for ten days this month to provide surgical care to the children of San Pedro Sula. This is Dr. Brooks’s twelfth mission trip to Honduras to...

7 Wrinkle-Free Uses for Botox Sep 27th, 2018

When Botox first broke through into the mainstream, people debated its validity and the pros and cons of the purified form of botulinum, a neurotoxin, which at the time many deemed unnecessary and unsafe for use. In the medical world, the growing trend towards using Botox sparked many new ideas...

What Exactly Is CoolSculpting and What Can It Do For Me? Sep 27th, 2018

You may or may not have heard of CoolSculpting, the popular non-invasive fat reduction technique that can help you visibly reduce your unwanted and unsightly fat. The technique, devised by a partnership between Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital, uses cooling technology to eliminate fat cells. With no surgery and little...

Relieving Migraine Headaches with Botox Injections: How Does It Work? Sep 27th, 2018

Botox was approved by FDA for treatment of migraines a few years ago, following success with two case study groups. At present, Botox is still the only prophylactic therapy approved as a treatment for chronic migraines. Research and Findings of Botox Application For Migraines Some doctors and medical professionals are still unsure...

Surgical Hope for Migraine Headache Sufferers Sep 27th, 2018

It’s Monday and you’ve just clocked in to start your shift for work. You take your seat at your desk and smile. This is the first time in two weeks that you’ve experience three consecutive days of relief. Then without any warning, it happens again. The aggravating unwanted guest comes...

Preparing Your Child for Craniofacial Surgery Sep 27th, 2018

At the surgical appointments prior to your child’s surgery, your surgeon is likely to have a few pointers on how to prepare them for their craniofacial surgery from spending time with them and getting to know their personality. The most important thing to remember is that your child having surgery...

Botox Shows Signs of Becoming a Possible Treatment Option for Depression Symptoms Sep 27th, 2018

Most of us first heard of Botox when it started being used as a cosmetic procedure to help people alleviate wrinkles and fine lines for a more youthful appearance. Over the years, Botox has been tried and tested with positive effect to treat a range of medical conditions. Thanks to a surge...

A Breakdown On Reconstructive Surgery Sep 26th, 2018

With the American Society of Plastic Surgeons now estimating that 1 million procedures are being performed each year, it’s worth knowing about the different options available and what they can do to help you and those you know change their bodies and their lives. The Different Types Of Reconstructive Surgery Hand and...

Eliminate Stubborn Body Fat with CoolSculpting Jul 12th, 2018

If you feel like you’ve tried everything – diet, exercise, the latest fasting cleanse, etc. – and you’re still seeing that stubborn body fat when you look in the mirror, the increasingly-popular CoolSculpting treatment may be the answer you’re looking for. You may have seen the satisfied patients of CoolSculpting...