LABIAPLASTY: Popular, Low Risk and High Reward

LABIAPLASTY: Popular, Low Risk and High Reward

Over the past couple of years, we are seeing a lot more women in Albany, NY requesting labiaplasty and other cosmetic enhancements of their genital area. Our patients range in age from teens to late middle age and their motivation to seek out these procedures is varied. While just a few years ago this topic of

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Claims & Truths about Sagging Breasts

Claims & Truths about Sagging Breasts

There are tons of tips and tricks out there that claim to help keep your breasts perky and youthful. However, many are misguided misconceptions about what happens when breasts sag and what actually works to keep you looking your best. At Lucie Capek Plastic Surgery in Albany, NY, we want our patients to be as

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More Men Seeking Plastic Surgery for Gynecomastia

More Men Seeking Plastic Surgery for Gynecomastia

More men are looking to plastic surgery to address their cosmetic concerns. The most commonly requested procedure by male patients is breast reduction, or gynecomastia correction surgery, to define and chisel their chest contour. According to the latest 2015 statistics from American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), out of the 68,106 breast reduction surgeries last

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5 Reasons to Consider Injectable Fillers

5 Reasons to Consider Injectable Fillers

According to research from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the number of injectable fillers such as Sculptra and Juvéderm is increasing rapidly. These treatments have proven to be one of the most effective ways to treat fine lines and wrinkles, as well as adding volume to the face or hands. If you are on

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Fat Grafting: Making Your Facelift Look More Natural

Fat Grafting: Making Your Facelift Look More Natural

According to an article written by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, fat grafting incorporated with facelift surgery has become the most popular technique among plastic surgeons. This technique involves gently harvesting fat cells using donor sites from the patient’s own body, such as the thighs or abdomen. The fat cells are then meticulously injected

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Different Options for Breast Implants

Different Options for Breast Implants

Different Options for Breast Implants Many women who feel that their breasts are too small, misshapen or are not in proportion to the rest of their body opt for breast augmentation surgery with breast implants. This procedure remains the #1 cosmetic surgery in the United States at over 279,000 performed in 2015, with most patients

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The Difference Between Botox & Fillers

The Difference Between Botox & Fillers

The Difference between Botox and Fillers Most people are familiar with the term Botox and that it is a popular option for temporarily correcting unwanted wrinkles. However, there are also many people who mistakenly categorize Botox and fillers as one and the same. Here, we will distinguish between the two, and explain what results to

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Body Contouring for Summer

Body Contouring for Summer

Summer is almost here, and patients across New York are gearing up for bikini season! However, for those who are not seeing results with diet and exercise alone, body contouring may be the answer. Dr. Capek offers minimally-invasive body contouring to help you achieve the bikini body you deserve. Here is the lowdown on SmartLipo™

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Guilt-free Cosmetic Surgery

Guilt-free Cosmetic Surgery

Guilt-free Cosmetic Surgery By Dr. Lucie Capek Every week, I talk to patients who really want something done for an issue that is on their mind a lot, but they feel guilty for even considering an ’elective’ or ‘cosmetic’ procedure. So besides getting the relevant medical history, I have a heart to heart with someone

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