Durham Plastic Surgery Blog


Bridalplasty for Brides and Mothers of the Bride

Beauty Zen

A lot of planning goes into a Wedding – from the invitations, to the dress, to the décor and food. For many brides, this is the most important day of their lives. That is why so many have begun opting … Continue reading

Protect Your Skin From Wrinkles This Summer With These 5 Tips

Summer Skin Protection

Summer is just around the corner and it is almost time to start working on your skin’s more sun kissed look. However, with exposure to sun, comes the increased likelihood of wrinkles. That is why we’ve put together five tips … Continue reading

7 Tips To Get Your Body Ready For Summer

Summer-ready Body

Summer is just around the corner, and we all know what that means! Longer days, warmer weather, and less clothes to cover up under. There is always that feeling of exposure when you bring your body back out into the world. … Continue reading

Welcome to CARE, Nancy!

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Hi everyone! My name is Nancy Lundquist and I am pleased to be the newest addition to the CARE Plastic Surgery staff as the Registered Nurse. This is a new and exciting time in my life and career and I … Continue reading

Moving Towards the Future: The Latest Trends in Plastic Surgery

Heavenly beauty

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), in 2013, 15 million cosmetic surgeries were performed in the United States, a 30% increase from 2012. Some factors that have influenced the increase in cosmetic surgery procedures are advanced technology, … Continue reading

Shattering Stigmas Through A Testimony: Bell’s Palsy & Corrections By Botox

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Can you imagine in the matter of two hours losing control and stimulation of half of your face? Imagine the competing sensations of numbness and twitching. Out of sudden panic and fear, you leave your job and head to the … Continue reading

A Spotlight on Health Disparities: Breast Reconstruction Accessibility


The Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 conditions that insurance companies that offer mastectomy coverage must also provide coverage for all stages of breast reconstruction. Since 1998, there has been a dearth of scholarship regarding the percentage of … Continue reading

Melanoma On the Rise for Women & Young Adults


Skin cancer and melanoma, the most fatal form of skin cancer that can spread to other bodily organs, are the most common malignancies in the U.S. They are also the most prevalent among middle-aged Americans. Every year, more than two … Continue reading

Dismantling the “House of Cards” on Botox


Whether you spent your Valentine’s Day with your significant other over dinner, or you spent it solo over strawberry ice cream while watching Netflix, CARE Plastic Surgery hopes you had a fantastic Valentine’s Day. Speaking of Netflix, we’re sure a … Continue reading

Men & Plastic Surgery

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Men. Plastic Surgery. These two words may seem distant, but they definitely make a productive couple. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, about 10% of cosmetic surgeries are done on men in the United States. In the article … Continue reading