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Mother’s Day Makeover: Celebrating Moms with a Personalized Transformation

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 18, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and while flowers and chocolates are always appreciated, this year, consider giving the special mother in your life a gift that goes beyond the ordinary — a mommy makeover. A […]

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April Aesthetics with Dr. Wendel


As spring blossoms, Dr. Wendel’s clinic unveils an array of transformative treatments designed to sculpt and revitalize your aesthetic canvas. This April, delve into the realms of non-surgical enhancement, rejuvenating injections, or a transformative skincare […]

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Unveiling the Secrets of Microneedling for Radiant Skin

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 9, 2024 | Category: | Tags: ,

Microneedling — a term that might initially conjure images of tiny needles piercing the skin — is actually a revolutionary skincare treatment that’s been gaining immense popularity for its transformative effects. But what exactly is […]

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Megan Fox Unveils Plastic Surgery Journey: Setting the Record Straight

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 3, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Megan Fox, the renowned actress known for her roles in films like Transformers, has been a subject of ongoing speculation regarding her cosmetic procedures. However, in a recent interview, Fox decided to set the record […]

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Cosmetic Treatments Are The New Self-Care

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 26, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , ,

There has been a notable shift in the perception of cosmetic treatments, with an increasing number of individuals integrating these procedures into their self-care routines. Gone are the days when cosmetic treatments were solely associated […]

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Dr. Wendel’s Trifecta: A Breast Surgery Breakthrough

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 13, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Dr. Wendel has become renowned for his skill in performing a complex cosmetic breast surgery procedure that Dr. Wendel’s office has deemed the trifecta. This transformative single-stage operation removes breast implants, takes out the entire […]

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Spring Into a New You With These Skincare Treatments

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags: ,

Revolutionize your skincare routine and embrace a radiant, refreshed you with SKINVIVE and DiamondGlow® aesthetic treatments. Offering a unique blend of innovation and luxury, these treatments are designed to elevate your natural beauty and rejuvenate […]

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Silicone vs Saline Implants for Breast Augmentations

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 27, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Breast augmentations are a popular cosmetic procedure that presents individuals with the choice between silicone and saline implants, each with distinct characteristics impacting aesthetic outcomes and long-term maintenance. Silicone implants, filled with cohesive silicone gel, […]

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This is 50: Setting the Stage for a Healthy Next Phase

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 19, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Approaching your 50s is a milestone worth celebrating, and what better way to embrace this chapter than by nurturing your skin and well-being? Aging is a beautiful journey, and with a few mindful tweaks to […]

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Spread the Love This Valentine’s Day with Dr. J.J. Wendel

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags: , , ,

The feeling of love is in the air, but why keep all the love to yourself? At Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery, we believe love is meant to be shared. That’s why we’re inviting […]

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Explore Tailored Facelift Procedures for Rejuvenation

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 14, 2024 | Category: | Tags: ,

Facial aging is an inevitable part of life, and for those yearning to turn back the hands of time, a myriad of facelift procedures beckon as tailored solutions. This insightful guide unveils five distinct options, […]

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Unveiling the Art of Abdominal Contouring

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 30, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

In the pursuit of the perfect physique, the journey often leads to the realm of abdominal contouring, where a myriad of options awaits to sculpt the abs of your dreams. From non-invasive procedures to comprehensive […]

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The Latest Plastic Surgery Trends For the 2024 New Year

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 23, 2024 | Category: | Tags: ,

As the new year unfolds, a growing number of individuals are choosing to embark on aesthetic journeys, kickstarting their self-improvement goals with the latest plastic surgery trends. Studies have shown all surgical procedures, from facial […]

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Enhancing Your Curves Safely: Introducing the Liquid BBL

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 17, 2024 | Category: | Tags: ,

In the field of aesthetic enhancements, the pursuit of a shapelier and more voluptuous buttock has long been associated with surgical procedures. However, with advancements in non-surgical options, the liquid Brazilian butt lift (BBL) has […]

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New Year, New You: Embracing Transformative Beauty


What better way to celebrate a new chapter than by embracing a new you? In the spirit of self-love and empowerment, consider exploring options for breast surgery or maybe elevating your skincare routine. This new […]

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The Road to Recovery: What is the Post-Op Process?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 10, 2024 | Category: | Tags: ,

The journey to recovery after a surgical procedure is a unique experience, influenced by a myriad of factors. The duration of recovery depends on the nature of the surgery, the patient’s medical history, and the […]

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Rhinoplasty: Aesthetic Enhancements and Functional Improvements

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 2, 2024 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Rhinoplasty, commonly known as a “nose job,” has evolved into a multifaceted procedure that goes beyond mere aesthetic enhancements. While it remains a sought-after solution for refining facial features, the contemporary approach to rhinoplasty includes […]

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Dolly Parton Shares Her Plastic Surgery Stories

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 12, 2023 | Category: | Tags: ,

Country music icon Dolly Parton, known for her timeless talent and unapologetic wit, has been very open and vocal about her plastic surgery procedures. In a recent interview on The Howard Stern Show, the 77-year-old […]

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Unwrap the Gift of Radiance: Dr. J.J. Wendel’s 12 Days of Christmas

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 7, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than by gifting yourself the joy of beauty? At Dr. J.J. Wendel Plastic Surgery, we are thrilled to present the 12 Days of […]

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Embrace Radiant Skin in the New Year with Microneedling

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags: , ,

Unlock a flawless complexion and step into the New Year with confidence through the transformative power of microneedling. This revolutionary skincare technique is taking the beauty world by storm, offering a rejuvenating experience that promises […]

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Does Botox Count as a Plastic Surgery Procedure?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 5, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Botox, often referred to as a fountain of youth in the cosmetic industry, raises the question: Is it considered plastic surgery? The short answer is no. Botox falls under the category of non-surgical cosmetic procedures, […]

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Post-Op Healing: Nurturing the Beauty Within

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 29, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

In the pursuit of aesthetic transformations, whether enhancing cheekbones or sculpting curves, the post-operative healing process emerges as a pivotal phase in unlocking the full potential of these changes. The healing process varies depending not […]

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Fat Transfer Breast Augmentations: A Natural Alternative to Implants

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 21, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Are you considering enhancing your breast size, but find the idea of implants daunting? If saline and silicone gel aren’t your preferred options, a fat transfer breast augmentation (FTBA) might be the solution you’ve been […]

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Elevate Your Looks This Holiday Season with the Latest Trend: Neck Botox

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 16, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

The often-overlooked area of the neck has become a rising trend in the world of aesthetics, with the latest buzz surrounding the benefits of neck Botox. With the popularity of this procedure increasing, more and […]

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The Facelift Solution for a Youthful You

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 7, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

For those seeking to turn back time on facial aging, facelifts have remained a reliable and transformative option for decades. This surgical procedure has been lauded for its ability to address sagging skin, deep wrinkles, […]

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Get Holiday-Ready with Non-Invasive Cosmetic Procedures

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 3, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

As the festive season approaches, many of us are gearing up for gatherings with friends and family, parties, and countless photo opportunities. It’s the perfect time to look and feel your best, and what better […]

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Discover the Power of Botox: Uncovering the Advantages of Botox Day

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags: , , ,

As Botox Day approaches, we invite you to embark on a journey to discover the magic behind Botox and learn about our exclusive deal that will leave you glowing with confidence. What is Botox? Botox, […]

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Flip or Fill? How to Determine if a Lip Flip or Lip Filler is Right For You

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 31, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Recently, the trend of lip flips has surged in popularity, but it’s important to remember that this trendy treatment might not be the ideal choice for everyone. The decision between a lip flip and lip […]

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Reclaim Your Youthful Gaze with Nonsurgical Eye Rejuvenation

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 24, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

As the sands of time leave their mark on our faces, one of the most unmistakable signs of aging is often etched in the eyes, where fine lines, under-eye puffiness, and the dreaded “jelly roll” […]

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How Botox Injections Are a Game-Changer for Teeth Grinders

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 17, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Teeth grinding is a common yet often unnoticed habit that can lead to a myriad of issues, including a surprising side effect — a rounder facial appearance.  Botox injections have emerged as a game-changer for […]

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Pop Star Sia Reveals Her Facelift Story

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 10, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

After several years of performing behind a wig that hid her face, Grammy-award-winning artist Sia revealed she’d received a facelift during the Daytime Beauty Awards.  “I’m a pop star that normally hides my face and […]

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Achieving Harmonious Facial Balance with Chin Implant and Rhinoplasty

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 6, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

In the realm of cosmetic surgery, achieving facial balance and harmony is a timeless pursuit. Two procedures, in particular, stand out as powerful tools in this endeavor: chin implants and rhinoplasty. These transformative surgeries, when […]

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Fall into Radiant Skin: Embrace Autumn with SKINVIVE and SkinMedica’s Essentials

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags: , ,

Are you ready to embrace a new you this autumn? At Dr. J. J. Wendel’s Plastic Surgery office, we’re thrilled to bring you two exciting updates in the world of aesthetics and skincare. Get ready […]

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Farewell Bat Wings, Hello Tight Skin

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 3, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Throughout your life, you’ll likely encounter issues with the skin around your upper arms. A lack of tautness can lead to an unaesthetic, sagging appearance. Moreover, an accumulation of excess fat can cause your arms […]

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Doll Up With the New Barbie Nose Trend

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 26, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Hi, Barbie! A new rhinoplasty trend is sweeping the nation: The Barbie nose. Ever since the “Barbie” film released in late July, the “Barbification” of lifestyles and aesthetics has skyrocketed. Pink dominated the summer, and […]

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The Role Mommy Makeovers Play in Self-Care and Motherhood

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 20, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

Self-care and body positivity can often get lost in the hustle and bustle of motherhood. As mothers spend time pouring into their children, it’s equally as important for them to pour back into themselves. As […]

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Microneedling: What to Expect After Treatment

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 13, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Microneedling, a widely acclaimed skin-rejuvenation treatment, remains a top choice for those seeking to enhance their skin’s quality and address issues like acne scars and fine lines. While DIY microneedling has its merits, the true […]

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Get Hands On With Non-Surgical Rejuvenation Procedures

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 7, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

In the pursuit of maintaining youthful hands, a range of innovative non-surgical procedures has emerged to combat age-related concerns such as wrinkles, thinning skin, and age spots. With the help of ten cutting-edge, non-surgical hand […]

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Stretch Toward a Renewed You with Innovative Stretch Mark Treatments

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 5, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

In the ever-evolving landscape of aesthetic treatments, advancements continue to redefine the possibilities of achieving radiant and youthful skin. Two breakthrough procedures that have garnered attention for their transformative effects are Morpheus8 for stretch marks […]

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Innovative Scar Treatments: Healing Both Physically and Emotionally

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags: , ,

Scars tell the history of the body’s battles fought and won, but they can also be a less than favorable reminder of surgical procedures or injuries. Fortunately, modern medical advancements offer solutions to manage and […]

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Christina Aguilera Opens Up About Embracing Cosmetic Injectables

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 29, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Renowned pop star Christina Aguilera has never shied away from the spotlight, and now she’s sharing her thoughts on a topic that’s gaining increasing attention: cosmetic injectables. Aguilera discussed her beauty philosophy and why she’s […]

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The Benefits of Combining Breast Augmentation and Lift

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 22, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Breast augmentations and breast lifts have long been popular choices in the realm of cosmetic surgery, and a trend is emerging where these two procedures are being combined for more comprehensive and satisfying results. The […]

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Facelifts: Not Just for Golden Years

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 15, 2023 | Category: | Tags: ,

Gone are the days when facelifts were only associated with the golden years. A fascinating shift in cosmetic surgery trends reveals a growing number of individuals opting for facelifts at younger ages, challenging conventional wisdom. […]

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Three Groundbreaking Under-Eye Treatments for Radiant Beauty


The search for youthful, radiant eyes is now made easier with the introduction of three innovative under-eye treatments. These cutting-edge approaches target common concerns, from hollows and volume loss to skin tightening and excess skin […]

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Breast Implant Exchange: Empowering Choice and Confidence

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 5, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

In recent years, the topic of breast augmentation has garnered significant attention, as more women seek to enhance their appearance and boost their self-confidence. Among various cosmetic procedures, breast implant exchange has emerged as a […]

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Achieving Youthful Elegance with Minimally-Invasive Techniques

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags: , ,

As we age, our skin undergoes numerous changes, and one of the most noticeable areas affected is the neck and décolletage. Wrinkles, lines, and sagging skin can make us look older than we feel. However, […]

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The Rise of Nonsurgical Treatments for Graceful Aging

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 2, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

As we age, many of us seek ways to gracefully maintain our natural beauty. The emergence of fine lines and a less vibrant complexion can impact self-confidence, leaving us dissatisfied with our appearance. While plastic […]

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Nicki Minaj Goes Back to Her A-B-Cs: After Breast Reduction, She’s Feeling More Confident Than Ever

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 27, 2023 | Category: | Tags: ,

Grammy-nominated rapper Nicki Minaj made a recent Instagram post to promote her new song “Barbie World,” and revealed her new cleavage following a recent breast reduction surgery. Minaj’s decision to undergo the breast reduction procedure was not […]

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Nose-Tox: The Cheat Code to the Perfect Nose

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 18, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

The nose is a central feature of the face, and its shape and size can have a significant impact on a person’s overall appearance. For many people, the nose is a source of self-consciousness, and […]

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Confidence Meets Beauty: The Link Between Cosmetic Surgery & Mental Health

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 11, 2023 | Category: | Tags: ,

As plastic surgery becomes increasingly popular and more widely accepted by the public, its impact on mental health, particularly for young women, has become a topic of significant interest and discussion. In 2020, the American […]

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Sunscreen Savvy: Mastering the Art of Sun Protection

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 5, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

When it comes to skincare, one product that should never be overlooked is sunscreen. It is the ultimate shield against harmful UV rays that can cause premature aging, sunburns, and even skin cancer. Let’s delve […]

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You, Still You: Embracing Natural Results with Fillers and Surgery

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags: , , ,

In today’s beauty-conscious society, the desire for natural-looking results has become increasingly prevalent. People want to enhance their features and address aging concerns without sacrificing their unique identity. Despite any filler or surgical treatment, you […]

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Pout Perfection: Enhancing Your Lips with a Non-Surgical Procedure

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 3, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Lip flip cosmetic procedures have experienced a surge in popularity in recent years, and the driving force behind this trend can be attributed to the influence of social media. Platforms such as Instagram, TikTok, and […]

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Breaking Stereotypes: Discovering the Remarkable Benefits of Botox for Men

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 27, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Are you feeling self-conscious about the wrinkles on your face, but hesitant to take action? You’re not alone. While society often associates cosmetic procedures like Botox with women, the truth is that wrinkles can affect […]

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Say Goodbye to Dark Circles with Restylane Eyelight: The Ultimate Under-Eye Filler Solution

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 20, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

In a breakthrough development for the field of cosmetic dermatology, Alderma has announced that their innovative Restylane Eyelight filler has obtained FDA approval. This new hyaluronic acid filler offers a revolutionary solution for individuals seeking […]

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Ageless Kate Beckinsale Denies Facelift Claims

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 13, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

In a series of Instagram comments, Kate Beckinsale denies the use of plastic surgery, despite her youthful appearance as she approaches her 50th birthday. As the debates in her comments continued, the actress chimed in […]

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Kim Kardashian Reveals She’s Had Neck Botox

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 6, 2023 | Category: | Tags:

In a recent snippet from an upcoming episode of The Kardashians, Kim Kardashian mentions that she has received Botox treatments in her neck. Though quiet about many of her treatments, the star’s slip has caught […]

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The 4 Most Common Concerns About Botox

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 1, 2023 | Category: | Tags:

In the world of aesthetic enhancements, Botox is the gold-standard for erasing wrinkles and fine lines. Despite this neurotoxin’s exceptional reputation among anti-aging treatments, many people still have legitimate concerns about receiving injections. Perhaps rightfully […]

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Get Beach Ready With Botox


As the sun starts to shine brighter and the beach season approaches, many are eager to get their bodies beach-ready! Whether you’re looking for subtle, non-invasive tweaks like Botox or you’re considering plastic surgery to […]

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Juvéderm’s Latest Filler Innovation

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 31, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

The newest injectable filler, Skinvive by Juvéderm, is a non-surgical treatment that is taking the plastic surgery world by storm after receiving approval from the FDA. This innovative solution is specifically designed to improve the […]

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Millennials Fight Back Against Aging

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 23, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , , ,

In the world of plastic surgery, millennials are making their mark with a distinctive approach. Unlike previous generations, they are trading in exaggerated curves and dramatic transformations for a more natural look. This shift is […]

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Laser Hair Removal: Take Back Your Free Time

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 16, 2023 | Category: | Tags: ,

Shaving, waxing, and other traditional hair removal methods tend to be time-consuming, inconvenient, and frustrating. Luckily, there’s a solution that offers a more permanent and hassle-free alternative: laser hair removal. This popular cosmetic procedure has […]

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Four of the Best Non-invasive Skin Treatments


Non-invasive skin treatments have grown in popularity in recent years as people look for effective ways to improve their skin’s appearance without undergoing invasive procedures. There are several non-invasive skin treatments available that can help […]

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Popular Plastic Surgery Options for Men

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 4, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , , ,

In 2020, there were 289,000 plastic surgery procedures performed on men, with liposuction, rhinoplasty, abdominoplasty, and blepharoplasty being the top choices. The following procedures were the most sought after surgical procedures by men to achieve […]

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Skintervention: Protect Your Skin & Prevent Aging

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 1, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

In the quest to look and feel our best, we often wind up solely focusing on correcting the signs of aging. What about preventing the signs of aging before they begin? Protecting your skin from […]

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A Mommy Makeover for Mother’s Day

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags: , ,

Motherhood is a wonderful journey that comes with many ups and downs. While mothers enjoy watching their children grow and develop, they also experience physical changes in their bodies that can be hard to accept. […]

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4 Things to Consider Before Breast Augmentation

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 26, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Want to enhance your body image? Then, seeking a breast augmentation can restore your self-esteem, letting you feel confident in your own skin once again. When undergoing a breast augmentation, there are many things that […]

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Renuva: Turn Back the Clock on Time’s First Touch

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 18, 2023 | Category: | Tags:

Renuva is an FDA-regulated injectable that is used to restore volume loss where time has taken its toll. Derived from purified fat tissue, it creates a honeycomb-like scaffold that your fat cells can grow around […]

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Achieve That Summer Body You’ve Always Wanted

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 11, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

With summer just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to achieve your dream appearance, whether it’s for that beach trip you’ve been planning or that special event you’ve been looking forward to. There are […]

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Lip Fillers and Their Many Uses

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 4, 2023 | Category: | Tags:

Lip fillers have become an increasingly popular cosmetic treatment for enhancing the appearance of the lips. By undergoing this treatment, clients can have a more youthful appearance by adding volume and plumpness to their lips. […]

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All Eyes on You

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 3, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

The eyes are the window to the soul, and a mirror to the heart. If you look in the mirror and aren’t happy with what you see, our team of providers can help you achieve […]

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Morpheus8 or Blepharoplasty: A New Vision on Eyelid Rejuvenation

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags: , ,

If your ear is to the ground in the world of medical aesthetics, you are most likely familiar with Morpheus8, a non-invasive cosmetic treatment hailed for its extraordinary skin-tightening abilities and loved by Hollywood’s celebrities. […]

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How Botox Can Relieve Jaw Pain

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 28, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

With stress being on the rise in recent years, many have unknowingly taken it out on their jaws. Bruxism, or teeth grinding and clenching, is a common condition that affects 97% of people experiencing intense […]

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2023’s Breakout Dermal Filler

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 21, 2023 | Category: | Tags: ,

Dermal fillers are known for their remarkable ability to restore lost facial volume, plump lips, smooth creases and sculpt faces to have a youthful appearance. Primarily emphasizing the jawline while being invasive and easily accessible, […]

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The Buzz Behind Morpheus8

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 14, 2023 | Category: | Tags: ,

Considering a plastic surgery procedure to improve your appearance and self-confidence? Then you may be interested in the microneedling procedure, Morpheus8. This microneedling procedure is the perfect solution for those who want to reduce wrinkles, […]

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Sculpt Your Dream Physique With Our Body Boutique


A new season brings new beginnings, and spring is right around the corner! Do you want to see a new you this spring? With only a few months until summer, it’s time to sculpt the […]

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Mini Tummy Tuck Vs. Full Tummy Tuck: What is the Difference?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Spring is just around the corner! What’s stopping you from flaunting your dream body this season? Perhaps excess fat around the abdomen or loose skin is holding you back? If so, you may be a […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Botox

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 7, 2023 | Category: | Tags:

The most recent Inaugural ASPS Insights and Trends Report found that Botox treatment continues its 12-year reign as the most sought after minimally invasive procedure by patients. If you want to erase fine lines and […]

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4 Things to Know before Undergoing a Mommy Makeover

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 28, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

Motherhood is a life-changing gift. Along with the major life changes that a baby brings, comes major changes to your body. If you are looking to restore your pre-baby body, a mommy makeover can help […]

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Growing Trends in Facial Plastic Surgery

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 21, 2023 | Category: |

With the world moving closer to a pre-pandemic state, the growth seen in 2021 continued for facial plastic surgeries and cosmetic treatments in 2022. Recently, The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) […]

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Types of Acne Scars and How To Treat Them

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 14, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

Acne scars are a troublesome side effect of severely inflamed breakouts. They are the result of an overproduction of collagen when the body attempts to repair damaged skin. These scars can be categorized as either […]

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Upneeq: A Non-Invasive Solution for Low-Lying Lids

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 10, 2023 | Category: | Tags:

When most people think of anti-aging treatments, Botox is the first aesthetic treatment that comes to mind. It’s the gold standard when it comes to erasing and preventing wrinkles. However, maintaining a youthful appearance doesn’t […]

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Love Your Balance, Love Your Life

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: |

We all strive to live a well-balanced life. Whether it’s work, our personal lives, health and fitness, or even our beauty routine, striking the right balance is the key to harmony. The same rings true […]

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Is Buccal Fat Removal Right For You?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 7, 2023 | Category: | Tags:

Recently, a photo of singer-actress Lea Michele has become the center of conversation in the world of plastic surgery. In this photo, her high cheekbones, hollowed cheeks, and incredibly defined jawline raised speculation whether she […]

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Start the New Year off Right with the MTS Derma Roller

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 3, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Perhaps, you’re one of the many people who set resolutions at the start of each year. Oftentimes, diet and fitness top the list of most people’s resolutions, while skin health takes a back seat. This […]

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Procedures to Start the New Year Right

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 1, 2023 | Category: | Tags:

With the holiday season behind us and the wintertime still in full effect, now is the perfect time for a cosmetic procedure. If your New Year’s resolutions are aesthetics oriented, these treatments and procedures can […]

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The Popularity of Liposuction

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 24, 2023 | Category: | Tags:

According to the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery’s (ISAPS) latest data release, liposuction is now the most requested procedure by patients. In their annual survey, ISAPS found that liposuction saw a 25% increase in […]

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Endo Aesthetics Stops Sale and Production of Qwo®

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 17, 2023 | Category: | Tags:

Last month, Endo Aesthetics issued a press release announcing their decision to cease production and sale of Qwo, an injectable cellulite treatment. The decision comes after concerns regarding “the extent and variability of bruising following […]

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Four Plastic Surgery Myths

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 12, 2023 | Category: | Tags:

As plastic surgery becomes more and more popular, the misconceptions surrounding plastic surgery become more pervasive. If you’re considering plastic surgery, it’s important to know the facts. Here are four common plastic surgery myths dispelled. […]

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The Mommy Makeover: New Year, New You

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 10, 2023 | Category: | Tags:

If you’re a mother, you know firsthand how drastically pregnancy and childbirth changes the body. We love our children, but we may not love the bodily changes that accompany motherhood. Enter the mommy makeover — […]

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The Future of Beauty

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: |

January is a time to make plans, set goals, and cast a vision for the year ahead. Do you have aesthetic goals for 2023? At Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery, our knowledgeable team is […]

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Transform Your Hair With a PRP Treatment

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 9, 2023 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

The new year is a season of transformation. For many, this period is a chance to increase mindfulness and plan for the future. This provides the opportunity to sit and take stock of where you […]

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The Biggest Plastic Surgery Trends in 2023

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 4, 2023 | Category: | Tags:

Just as fashion trends come and go, certain cosmetic procedures become more or less desirable. The popularity and demand for specific plastic surgery procedures is influenced by factors such as technology, the economy, surgical innovation, […]

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What to Look For in Rhinoplasty Before & After Photos

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 27, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Rhinoplasties are notoriously complex procedures. It takes an incredible amount of experience and skill to master the art, science, and technique that rhinoplasties require. If you’re considering nose surgery, it is absolutely vital to choose […]

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Kim Kardashian’s Secret Weapon

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 20, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

There’s one treatment that Kim Kardashian has raved about multiple times on social media. That treatment is Morpheus8, the newest advancement in microneedling and radiofrequency technology for tightening and contouring the skin. In an Instagram […]

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Jaw-Dropping Results with Juvéderm Volux

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 15, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

In the plastic surgery world, surgical procedures and treatments aimed at defining the jawline have been notoriously difficult. That is, until Juvéderm Volux, the newest addition to the Juvéderm product line. At Dr. J.J. Wendel […]

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Gift Yourself This Holiday Season


The holidays are here! Between holiday parties, traveling, and showering friends and family with gifts, December is a whirlwind month, and it can be easy to forget to make time for yourself. There’s no better […]

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How Does DAXXIFY Stack Up Against Botox?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 13, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Following the FDA-approval of DAXXIFY™ in September, there has been considerable discussion about the newest neuromodulator’s ability to smooth facial wrinkles. DAXXIFY is the first and only long-lasting, peptide-formulated neuromodulator for the treatment of moderate […]

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Add a Little Sparkle to Your Life


Looking to add that special sparkle to your look? The experts at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery can help you do just that! Our warm, talented, and experienced providers are the best source for […]

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Give the Gift of Beauty


It’s hard to believe that this year is almost over and the holidays are around the corner. We know shopping for the perfect gift can be stressful during this hectic season. Haven’t quite found something […]

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Revolutionary Liquid Contouring for Full Face Rejuvenation

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 6, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

In the last several years, the cosmetic and plastic surgery industry has begun to thoroughly embrace and perfect subtle, natural-looking results. The emergence of more advanced technology in dermal fillers, like that of Juvéderm’s Vycross […]

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The Newest Addition to the Juvéderm Collection: Juvéderm Volux

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 22, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

This August, the FDA officially approved the use of Juvéderm Volux for jawline enhancement. While Juvéderm Volux isn’t expected to be available until early 2023 for most practices in the United States, our team was […]

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The Benefits of a Facelift

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 15, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Over 230,000 facelifts were performed in 2020 alone — making it the third most sought-after surgical procedure, according to Haute Beauty. Many people opt to undergo a facelift procedure in order to dramatically ‘turn back […]

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Stay Beautiful This Fall with the Right Treatments and Products


Our favorite season has finally arrived! Fall is such a perfect time to stop and take note of changes in our skin. After being outdoors all summer, you’re likely to see unevenness, as well as […]

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The Benefits of Adding a Fat Transfer to Breast Augmentation Surgery

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 8, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

When most people think about breast augmentation, implants are usually at the forefront of everyone’s mind. It’s important to know that this traditional solution is not the only option for those that are considering breast augmentation. […]

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How Gua Sha Can Interfere with Cosmetic Injectables

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 2, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

If you’re up-to-date on the latest beauty rituals, you may already be familiar with gua sha facial tools, an increasingly popular at-home beauty treatment for stimulating lymphatic drainage and reducing puffiness. Gua sha is a […]

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Feel Faboolous in Your Skin

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 28, 2022 | Category: | Tags: , ,

A change in season is always a great time to refresh your beauty routine. Revamp your look and feel faboolous this Halloween season. Whether you’re looking to tighten skin, erase fine lines and wrinkles, enhance […]

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Restore Volume with Juvéderm Voluma

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags:

The most prevalent signs of aging are wrinkles and fine lines. However, many people often forget that volume loss and skin laxity increase as we age, and contribute to a less youthful appearance. At Dr. […]

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How Diet and Lifestyle Can Affect Plastic Surgery Recovery

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 26, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

After any type of procedure or surgery, it’s imperative to closely adhere to aftercare or postoperative instructions to ensure optimal results. Most aftercare instructions involve wound care, getting plenty of rest, managing pain, and avoiding […]

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Latest Technology Makes Laser Hair Removal Possible for All Skin Tones

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 18, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Since laser hair removal was first introduced in the late 1990s, the benefits of this treatment have stood the test of time. With multiple treatments spread a few weeks apart, laser hair removal effectively removes […]

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Patients Seeking Combination Procedures on the Rise

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 11, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

As plastic surgery procedures have dramatically increased post-pandemic, experts have simultaneously observed another trend among patients. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Trends & Insights Report, 80% of survey participants indicated that […]

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Morpheus8: The Revolutionary Skin Tightening Treatment Loved by Celebrities

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 4, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Celebrities may be private about the various treatments and procedures they’ve undergone to maintain their youthful appearance, but there is one treatment that has not been so easily kept secret — Morpheus8. This revolutionary treatment […]

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Fall in Love with Your Skin

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 28, 2022 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Have you unpacked your sweaters yet? Summer has faded away, and it’s time to undo some of the damage left behind by the summer sun during the crisp, refreshing weather. Fall is the perfect season […]

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DAXXIFY™ Neuromodulator Gains FDA Approval

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 27, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

On September 8th, 2022, Revance Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on innovative aesthetic and therapeutic offerings, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved DAXXIFY™ (DaxibotulinumtoxinA-lanm) for injection for the temporary […]

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Skin Care and Self-Improvement Month

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 26, 2022 | Category: |

The beginning of fall doesn’t also need to mean the beginning of dried-out skin until spring. Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and you should look after it as such! This self-improvement […]

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Care Credit for Stress-Free Plastic Surgery Financing

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags:

Interested in plastic surgery or cosmetic treatments but unsure how you’ll afford it? Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery in Nashville, TN, accepts Care Credit as a plastic surgery financing option. Care Credit was named […]

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Polished & Shimmering: The Liquid Facelift


Have you woken up recently and realized that you have wrinkles and signs of aging you would like to address, but you’re not quite ready to go under the knife? The want to change without […]

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ASPS statement on Breast Implant Associated Cancer

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 20, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Breast Implant-Associated Squamous Cell Carcinoma (BIA-SCC) is a very rare but potentially aggressive epithelial-based tumor that seems to be associated with breast implants and stems from the breast implant capsule. The American Society of Plastic […]

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Restore, Refresh, Renew YOU!


Are you ready to commit to your skin? The expert team at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery is ready to help you! Our experienced, Nashville-based aesthetic practitioners are always willing to patiently listen to […]

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Microneedling Improves Appearance of Surgical Scars, Especially if Performed Early

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 13, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

A new study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), reports that microneedling can improve the final appearance of surgical scars, especially when the procedure […]

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Post-Pandemic Surge in Cosmetic Surgery Interest Driven by Women Under 45

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 6, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Despite the current uncertain economy, the Inaugural ASPS Insights and Trends Report: Cosmetic Surgery 2022, a new national survey, has found that many Americans are investing in themselves through cosmetic procedures after the stress of […]

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95% of Patients Satisfied With Just 2 Treatments a Year of Dysport

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 31, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

The makers of Dysport, a popular neurotoxin, recently conducted a study called DREAM (Dysport Real-world Evaluation and Measured satisfaction study). This clinical study evaluated patient satisfaction and safety of those receiving Dysport injection treatment just […]

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Botox for Hyperhidrosis Treatment: Stop Excess Sweat

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 23, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Do you struggle with excessive sweating? You may have hyperhidrosis. This common condition is characterized by episodes of excessive sweating at least once a week without any explanation, which may affect your social life or […]

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Back to School, Back to Beauty

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 19, 2022 | Category: |

As parents get back into the busy swing of the school year, it’s normal to notice some exhaustion when you look in the mirror. Our providers can help you get much-needed self-care while the kids are […]

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Lip Filler vs. Lip Flip: Which One Is for You?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 16, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

The Botox® lip flip has been gaining popularity lately, leaving many wondering whether they should go for the lip flip or traditional lip filler. The aesthetic treatment that is best for you heavily relies on […]

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First FDA-Approved Hyaluronic Acid Filler for Jawline

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 9, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Back in January 2022, Juvéderm Volux, a new hyaluronic acid filler, began being tested in the United States to provide more definition to the lower face. On August 3, 2022, Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company, […]

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Three Biggest Myths About Nose Jobs Debunked

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 2, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

NewBeauty recently sat down with Campbell, CA plastic surgeon R. Laurence Berkowitz, MD, to debunk some of the most common myths and misconceptions about nose jobs, a.k.a., rhinoplasties. Rhinoplasty Myth 1: Recovery Is Rocky When […]

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Shorter Wait Between COVID-19 and Elective Surgery Possible

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 27, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, patients, surgeons, anesthesiologists, and hospital administrators have had to put off elective surgeries because of a positive COVID-19 test. The current guidelines recommend avoiding elective surgery until seven weeks after […]

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Plastic Surgery Trends Being Affected by TikTok Trends

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 19, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Beauty trends have been influenced by online filters for quite some time now. From “selfie-awareness,” first coined by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS),  to “Snapchat dysmorphia,” “Instagram face,” and most […]

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Freedom From Wrinkles & Sun Damage

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 14, 2022 | Category: |

July is National UV Safety Month, and Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery in Nashville has the top-rated sunscreen you need to protect you from the sun’s harmful rays, as well as treatments like Botox, […]

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Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Treatments To Avoid in the Summer

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 12, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

With swimsuit season in full swing, it can be easy to want to rush into plastic surgery or aesthetic treatments to get you the body and glowing skin you want. However, not all plastic surgery […]

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The Top 5 Dermal Filler Trends

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 5, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Plastic Surgery Practice recently spoke to experts at The Skin Center in Philadelphia about popular dermal filler trends they’re seeing patients for. Following the nationwide trend, The Skin Center has seen an increase in patients […]

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Allergan Releases 2022 Global Aesthetic Trends Report

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 28, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Allergan Aesthetics, the medical aesthetics manufacturer owned by AbbVie, has released their 2022 “The Future of Aesthetics” global trends report. Allergan commissioned the report, and it was independently developed by specialist trend forecasting agency Wunderman […]

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Neurotoxins for Rosacea Treatment

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 21, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Neurotoxins such as Botox and Dysport are already the gold standard for reducing fine lines and wrinkles. However, studies have shown that these same neurotoxins can be used to decrease facial flushing, one of the […]

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EnhanceMEN: Surgery and Skin Care for Him

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 20, 2022 | Category: |

Just as the world continues to evolve, so does the field of plastic surgery and medical aesthetics. One way is that more men are discovering the benefits that come from taking care of their appearance. […]

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Skincare Products & Aesthetics Treatments for Dad

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 17, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

With Father’s Day coming up, it’s important to take time and think about all the things the Dad in your life has done for you and others. Now think about the last time he did […]

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Chin Liposuction Trending Among Young People

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 14, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

The newest trend for Generation Z 20-somethings isn’t a TikTok dance – it’s jawline enhancements. The hashtag #chinlipo on TikTok is netting 60 million views, while Gen Z influencers speak about the work they’ve had […]

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Non-Surgical Procedures To Maintain Surgical Results

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 7, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Getting a facelift, rhinoplasty, or another facial procedure is a great way to achieve a desirable facial aesthetic. However, maintaining those great results still takes work, especially if you want to keep up those results […]

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How To Age Gracefully at Any Age

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 1, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Want to look more youthful? Whether you’re in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, or 60 and up, here are some dos and don’ts to ensure graceful aging at any age from Haute Beauty expert Dr. […]

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Summer Skin Must Haves: Protection and Treatment Essentials!


May has made its appearance and with that comes more time spent outdoors and more sun exposure. While you don’t necessarily need to be outdoors to encounter sun exposure, it is a prime topic to […]

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Get Beautiful Legs With (Or Without) Surgery

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 24, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

With summer coming up, shorts and dresses will have your legs on display. If you’re feeling insecure about the look of your legs, here are some tips and in-office options for getting and maintaining beautiful […]

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Cosmetic Procedures to Get Just in Time for Summer

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 17, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Looking to get a cosmetic procedure done but not wanting it to cut into your activities come the height of summer? Here are some of the most popular procedures you should get done ASAP in […]

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 12, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, skin cancer is America’s most common cancer, with over 5 million cases diagnosed in the U.S. each year. Fortunately, skin cancer is also the most preventable cancer, so this […]

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Glow On with the Best Treatments & Products for May

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 11, 2022 | Category: |

The sun is shining in Nashville, and Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery has everything you need to head into the summer with beautiful, glowing skin. With the help of some incredible medical aesthetics treatments […]

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The Best Treatments for Acne in Skin of Color

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 10, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

In a recent interview with Dermatology Times®, Adebola Dele-Michael, MD, shared her recommendations for putting basics and breakthroughs together to help patients of color safely achieve and maintain clear skin.  To clear acne lesions, discoloration, […]

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Morpheus8: The Treatment That Sculpted Jessica Simpson

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 3, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, Leif Rogers, MD, recently revealed to NewBeauty the non-surgical treatments he performed on Jessica Simpson to tighten, tone, and contour her jawline, breasts, and tummy. Like many of us, 43-year-old Jessica […]

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Your Research + Your Plastic Surgeons Advice = The Best Results

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 26, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

One common saying that generally rings true for medical patients is “knowledge is power.” The informed, empowered patient who does their homework but comes to their consultation with an open mind is often the patient […]

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Allergan Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Botox

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 19, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

On April 15th, 2022, Allergan Aesthetics celebrated a milestone for Botox Cosmetic – the 20th anniversary of the day the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) first approved Botox to improve the look of moderate to […]

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Easter Beauty Guide

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 14, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Spring has officially sprung in Nashville, and Easter is just around the corner! Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery is here for all your spring and Easter beauty essentials. Whether you need to soothe your […]

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Why We’re Combining Botox & Juvéderm For a Refreshed Look

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 12, 2022 | Category: |

When searching for a cosmetic injectable that will help smooth wrinkles and reverse the signs of aging, many are stuck between choosing either Botox or dermal fillers like Juvéderm and Restylane. But did you know […]

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Selfies May Be Driving Interest in Plastic Surgery

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags:

A new study from UT Southwestern researchers, published in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, shows an unexpected consequence of social media and selfie culture. The front-facing camera on smartphones usually referred to as the “selfie” camera, […]

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Spring Skin Prep: Lasers, Peels, and Products

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 7, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Springtime means a refresh, and your closet and garage are not the only things needing a deep clean. Your skin also needs some extra TLC this season. Addressing the dryness, dullness, and discoloration winter brought […]

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Top Trends in Facial Procedures

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 22, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Facial plastic surgery and aesthetic trends are constantly changing as the field advances. Patients and surgeons alike are more interested in finding ways to enhance results naturally and maintain the patient’s current features. Rhinoplasty Techniques […]

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The Rise of Jawline Defining Facial Procedures

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 15, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Jawline procedures are a rising trend in plastic surgery, specifically when it comes to attaining better jaw definition. Improving jaw definition can mean something different for every patient. Some of the ways we can help […]

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Trending Non-Surgical Cosmetic Treatments

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 8, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Increased time spent in front of computers has more people picking at their insecurities, leading to a “Zoom Boom” of interest in plastic surgery and cosmetic treatments to look more like the flawless filters we […]

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Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery Turns Nine

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 7, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery is celebrating our 9th anniversary this year. A lot has changed since 2013, but one thing that remains constant is our commitment to providing the best skin care to […]

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Spring Aesthetics & Morpheus Madness


Did somebody say Spring Break?! Whether you’re off to the beach, lounging at the pool, or sipping cocktails on a patio with friends now that the weather is getting warmer, Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic […]

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New Procedure Blooming This Spring

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 1, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

An exciting new skin rejuvenating and body contouring treatment has arrived at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery! When you combine microneedling and radiofrequency in one device, what do you get? Morpheus8, a unique, non-surgical […]

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Demand for Facial Plastic Surgery Rises as Pandemic Continues

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 22, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

As in-person events and face-to-face socialization resumed in 2021 with pandemic precautions, demand for facial plastic surgery and aesthetic procedures has catapulted. Per the 2021 member survey for The American Academy of Facial Plastic and […]

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FDA Approves Juvederm Volbella XC For Under Eye Hollows

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 15, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Many individuals look to remedy puffiness under the eye; however, more and more patients are searching to improve the look of sunken eyes or dark circles. After the success of a clinical trial where 90% […]

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RealSelf Ratings Reveal Most Loved Aesthetic Procedures

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 10, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

RealSelf, the leading community and marketplace for the aesthetics industry, has announced the 2022 Most-Worth It Honorees. For the fifth year in a row, this list honors the year’s most-loved aesthetic procedures for all body […]

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Get Radiant Skin and Luscious Lips This Valentine’s Day


Love is in the air, and Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery’s team of medical aesthetics professionals can help you feel beautiful this Valentine’s Day. Treat yourself or someone special to a chemical peel for […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Breast Reductions

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 1, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, breast reduction surgery is rated amongst the highest in patient satisfaction out of all plastic surgery procedures. Many people with large breasts opt for breast reduction surgery, […]

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All About Botox in the Neck for Aesthetics and Pain Relief

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 28, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

Not only can Botox smooth out fine lines and diminish wrinkles, but it can also treat medical conditions. When injected into the trapezius muscle in the neck, it provides both of these benefits to the […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Mini Facelifts

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 18, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

As we age, our skin begins to lose the tautness and firmness it once had, especially in the face. Some common effects of aging include loose, sagging skin and weakened muscles in the face. There […]

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Reset, Refresh + Relieve

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 12, 2022 | Category: |

The new year is the perfect time to reset, refresh, and relieve your skin and spirit. At Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery, we’re doing just that with top-notch procedures like laser treatments, microneedling, breast […]

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The Best Skincare Products for Every Lifestyle


Finding the perfect products for your unique skin and lifestyle can be stressful, but with our top picks, you can have brighter, healthier, and rejuvenated skin. The skin care experts at Dr. J. J. Wendel […]

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The 5 Best Skin Care Resolutions for 2022

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 11, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

With a new year comes new resolutions. While some vow to start eating right or working out, at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery we want to take better care of our skin in 2022. […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Lip Filler Injections

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 4, 2022 | Category: | Tags:

While medical aesthetics trends constantly evolve, lip filler is a beauty hall-of-famer. Contrary to popular belief, lip fillers have many benefits besides plumping the pout. While most younger people want lip filler to add fullness, […]

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New Year, New Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics Trends

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 29, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Plastic surgery and medical aesthetics trends are constantly changing, especially with new beauty trends in the new year. Here are some trends to look for in 2022. Here are some trends to look out for […]

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All About Facial Rejuvenation Laser Treatments

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 23, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Laser skin rejuvenation treats the surface of your skin and its deeper layer to produce a clearer complexion, repair sun damage and make you look younger. If you’re considering undergoing a facial rejuvenation laser treatment, […]

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Facelifts For Men Are Trending

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 20, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Plastic surgeons across the US performed over 234,000 facelifts in 2020, and the number of male facelift patients is on the rise. Facelifts for men are becoming more common for a variety of reasons, including […]

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Let it Glow


This winter season, we’re celebrating the most loved products and treatments of the year at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery. Our clients got glowing this year with the help of PRP microneedling, fillers, Botox, […]

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The Most Requested Aesthetic Procedures By Women in Their 40s

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 7, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

With all the advancements in medical aesthetics and more anti-aging options readily available, 40 is the new 30! Learn about the most popular treatments that are helping women in their 40s look younger than we […]

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The Bare Minimum Skincare Routine You Should be Doing Everyday

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 1, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Caring for your skin is not only necessary for your overall health, but also to diminish signs of aging. With all the beauty “must-haves,” it can be easy to get lost in the aisles trying […]

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The Best Non-Surgical Aesthetic Treatments

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 23, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

With all the advancements in medical aesthetics, beauty lovers can turn back the hands of time with a range of minimally invasive treatments that require little to no downtime. Below are some of the most […]

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Male Plastic Surgery Options That Boost Confidence

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 16, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

The number of men seeking plastic surgery and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures is on the rise. While they may have different aesthetic needs than women, their ultimate goal is the same: looking and feeling their […]

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Clear Skin, Full Lips, Can’t Lose


Are you feeling the effects of the cold outdoor air and hot, dry indoor heat on your complexion this winter? Missing the luscious lashes and full lips you had when you were younger? Trust Dr. […]

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Male Breast Cancer Patients Have Breast Reconstruction Options, Too

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 9, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

According to BreastCancer.org, approximately 2,650 men are likely to receive a breast cancer diagnosis in 2021. About 530 men are expected to die of the disease. Breast cancer often goes undetected in men for longer […]

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Our Biggest Events of the Year

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags:

November 17th is National Botox Day, and we’re gearing up to celebrate at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery. As the most common cosmetic procedure performed in the world today, we can’t believe April 2022 […]

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Glowing with Gratitude


November rolled around quickly, but we couldn’t be more excited for the upcoming holiday season here at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery! This month is all about gratitude, and in 2021 we have so […]

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Top 5 Questions to Ask if You’re Considering a Chemical Peel

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 2, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Chemical peels have gained significant popularity over the past few years, as they address signs of aging such as fine lines and wrinkles and skin concerns such as acne and discoloration, without surgery. However, chemical peels come […]

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How To Fade The Dark Spots On Your Skin That Summer Left Behind

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 1, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Summer is officially over and depending on how diligent you were with sunscreen, you may be noticing new, unwanted dark spots on your skin. Melasma, sunspots, and hyperpigmentation are all types of discoloration that can […]

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Buccal Fat Removal Explained

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 19, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Unless you’re a plastic surgery aficionado, or you religiously follow Chrissy Teigen’s Instagram, you may be unfamiliar with buccal fat removal. This procedure is less well-known than breast augmentation, facelifts, and fillers, despite having been around for about 50 […]

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Keep the Lumps Out of Your Cups

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 7, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. On average, every 2 minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer in the US. While rare, men […]

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Feel Bootiful This Season


Can you believe it’s October already, with fall in full swing? As the leaves change color in Nashville, we are preparing for an exciting and busy season at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery. With […]

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We’re Hiring!

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 5, 2021 | Category: |

Ready to make a beautiful career move? We’re hiring our next full-time Patient Care Coordinator! If you’re a people-person with customer service experience, a passion for skincare, and you would like to be part of […]

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How to Achieve a Beautiful Jawline, Minus the Surgery

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags:

Tired of staring at yourself on Zoom and seeing a jawline you’re not happy with? You’re not alone in feeling self-conscious about your jawline. Dubbed, the “Zoom Boom,” many more people have opted into plastic […]

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The Best Cosmetic Procedures to Get Done Before the Holidays

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 28, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

As autumn approaches and the weather cools, many patients are interested in cosmetic procedures during this time. The holidays will be here before we know it, and we all want to look our best when […]

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What to Know Before Your First Plastic Surgery Consultation

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 21, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

So you’ve made an appointment for a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon, but now what? At Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery, we understand that a first-time consult can bring about some nerves and […]

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How to Improve Skin Elasticity

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 14, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Aging causes your skin to lose its natural plumpness due to a decrease in the production of collagen and elastin, which are two major structural proteins that give firmness and elasticity to your skin. Besides […]

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Improve Yourself with Top-Notch Skin Care

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 7, 2021 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , ,

September is Self-Improvement Month and this year at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery, we are focusing on the importance of skincare as self-care for a healthier, happier you. Invest in yourself by sticking to […]

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The Ultimate Skincare Hack is Layering Your Laser Treatments

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags:

Laser treatments are popular for various skin goals, including boosting collagen production, smoothing fine lines, treating hyperpigmentation, and skin tightening. The long-lasting effects of receiving laser treatments far outweigh the short post-treatment stress period that […]

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Why You Should Get a Chemical Peel Despite Their Reputation


Many people may hear the term “chemical peel” and think of red skin, thanks to ‘90s television and the intensity of the word “peel” in the name. Most famously, Sex and the City’s Samantha’s facial […]

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What Exactly is a Vampire Facial?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 24, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Have you ever scrolled through Instagram to see a photo of your favorite celebrity or influencer’s face seemingly covered in blood? They’re not practicing for their Halloween makeup looks and what you’re seeing isn’t as […]

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Why Many Are Choosing Chin Filler For Facial Balancing

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 17, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Experts believe that chin filler will be the next big trend to sweep dermal filler aesthetics since the lip filler, amid the post-Zoom boom of interest in injectables for facial optimization, balance, and rejuvenation.  The […]

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All You Need to Know About Microneedling Under the Eyes

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 10, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Collagen production and levels of the protein elastin decrease naturally as you age, which changes your skin. The older we get, the more likely it is to notice visible dark circles and veins under the […]

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Summer May Be Ending but the Deals Keep Coming

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 5, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Dreading the end of summer or sad to send kids off to college? Through the month of August, enjoy a FREE PRODUCT with your purchase of $1,000 or more while supplies last, only at Dr. […]

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Everything to Know About the Rise of Wedding “Tweakments”

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 3, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Everyone wants to look and feel their best on their wedding day. After all, weddings are all about capturing special memories and moments for years to come. Now more than ever, people are looking to […]

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A+ Skincare: Your Back-to-School Beauty Guide


School is almost back in session, and the upcoming season brings football games, changing leaves, and anticipation for the holidays. With family and friends gathering again, so many of us want to look our brightest […]

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Dr. Wendel Named One of America’s Best Plastic Surgeons for Breast Augmentation

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 27, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

This year for the first time, Newsweek partnered with Statista Inc., a global market research and consumer data firm, to find America’s Best Plastic Surgeons. The official 2021 results were recently announced, and Dr. Jason […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Bullhorn Lip Lift

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 20, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

The bullhorn lip lift, also known as a subnasal lip lift, is one of the more popular lip lifts types. A bullhorn lip lift is a cosmetic surgery that shortens the space between the base […]

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Is 2021 the Year of the Neck?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 13, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

The pandemic-inspired trends in plastic surgery are showing no signs of slowing down. Thanks to the “Zoom Boom” and an overall increase in screen time, more people are noticing “tech neck,” leading to a greater […]

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FDA Approves Restylane Contour

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 6, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

In 2021, a balanced and beautiful facial structure is more sought-after than ever, with lifted and sculpted cheeks being a focal point. Based on reports, searches online for cheek fillers have risen 218% since 2018. […]

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Let Your Lips Pop and Your Skin Sparkle


With the summer season in full swing, many of us want to bring glowing skin to upcoming BBQs, weddings, pool parties, and more. At Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery, we are dedicated to helping […]

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Are We Done Shaming People For Having “Work Done” Yet?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 30, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

According to one study, the plastic surgery industry is projected to be worth 43.9 billion dollars by 2025. As beauty trends shift, it creates a ripple effect in medical aesthetics. Lifted eyes, smoothed foreheads, and […]

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Cosmetic Treatments to Eliminate Cellulite

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 29, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Summer is finally here, and the longer, hotter days make us want to shed layers and show more skin. While this is a long-awaited season for most, some dread the appearance of cellulite. If you […]

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The Botox Lip Flip Explained

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 23, 2021 | Category: | Tags: ,

In the world of cosmetic treatments, lip fillers have always been one of the more popular procedures. However, thanks to recent TikTok trends, an alternative to dermal lip fillers – the Botox “Lip Flip” – […]

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Refresh and Protect with Summer Skinimalism


Less is more this summer when it comes to skincare: think skinimalism. Yes, skincare minimalism is in! Say goodbye to lengthy skincare routines requiring multiple products and say ‘hello’ to a simplified regimen with maximum […]

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From Supersized to Subtly Enhanced: The Evolution of Breast Implants

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 8, 2021 | Category: | Tags: ,

Breast implant trends have been shifting for several years. In the early 2000s, larger breasts were the aesthetic ideal. Now, studies indicate an increasing demand for breast reductions and more natural-looking breast augmentation. Other than being aesthetically pleasing, […]

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The 2020 Sunscreen Trend Reports Low SPF Usage

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 1, 2021 | Category: | Tags: ,

New data from RealSelf shows more people are using anti-aging products than they are using sunscreen daily. In fact, a whopping 62 percent of Americans use anti-aging skincare products whereas only 11 percent are applying […]

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New Study Suggests Injectable Dermal Fillers Not Only Fill, but Lift!

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 25, 2021 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Injectable dermal fillers provide a minimally invasive approach to reducing facial lines and wrinkles and restore volume to the face. Due to their popularity and benefits, plastic surgeons are finding ways to maximize the benefits. […]

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Is Cosmetic Acupuncture the New Botox?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 18, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Natural solutions that are alternatives to Botox have been on the rise in the world of beauty! One of these alternatives called cosmetic acupuncture or “acu-facelift”, doesn’t require the patient to have permanent or semi-permanent […]

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Our COVID-19 Response


Dear Friends, On April 24, 2020, Governor Lee released the “Tennessee Pledge,” a plan to help Tennesseans return to work in a safe environment, restore their livelihoods, and reboot our state’s economy following the outbreak […]

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Summer, Skincare, and Mommy Makeovers!

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 10, 2021 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

It’s finally May, which signifies the return of sunshine and gorgeous skies, and the promise of summer soon-to-come! May is also Skin Cancer Awareness Month. In the US, more than 5 million cases of skin […]

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More Millennials are Opting for Surgical Brow Lifts over Non-Invasive Treatments

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 4, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner are known for their striking facial features. In recent years, this look has become an inspiration for many millennials across the globe.  While surgical brow lifts were previously sought after […]

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Get A Sculpted Jawline

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 27, 2021 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Are you noticing signs of aging appearing around your neck and jawline area? As the fastest aging part of the body, noticing changes in these areas is perfectly normal and natural. However, thanks to plastic […]

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2020’s Most Requested Aesthetic Procedures

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 20, 2021 | Category: | Tags: , ,

2020 was full of adjustments and learning to live with a new normal. Many people transitioned to working from home, having vast amounts of Zoom calls, and seeing themselves on camera more than usual. While […]

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Last Call for Your Quarantine Transformation

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 13, 2021 | Category: | Tags: ,

Although no one is sad to say goodbye to a year of quarantining, some of the perks of working from home and social distancing will be missed, especially when it comes to aesthetic treatments and […]

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Chronic Stress Could Lead to Hair Loss This Way

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 6, 2021 | Category: | Tags: ,

A recent study using mice at Harvard University found a possible explanation for how chronic stress leads to hair loss. The researchers found that a “major stress hormone causes follicle stem cells to stay in […]

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Prepping for Breast Augmentation – Five Frequently Asked Questions Answered


Patients choose to undergo breast augmentation for various reasons. This decision is typically prefaced with questions about which procedure is best and what to expect before, during, and after surgery. While the best treatment option […]

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Will the Plastic Surgery Boom Last After the Pandemic?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 30, 2021 | Category: | Tags: ,

When the pandemic started, plastic surgery took a step back around the world as fearful patients cancelled their procedures and practices had to close their doors to non-essential patients. However, within a few months, the […]

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Is Chin Augmentation the New Nose Job?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 23, 2021 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Plastic surgery and medical aesthetics have been increasing in demand during the pandemic, as people spend more and more time looking at their often makeup-free reflection on video calls. More specifically, chin augmentations are on […]

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How to Prevent Premature Skin Aging

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 16, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

There is nothing wrong with the natural process of aging, but sometimes premature skin aging can be a nuisance. While you can’t stop the clock, try out these helpful tips to keep your skin youthful […]

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The A-to-Z Guide to All the Different Kinds of Aesthetic Breast Procedures

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 9, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

With so many options, choosing the right aesthetic breast procedure for you can be a difficult task. However, New Beauty recently shared the core options according to plastic surgeons. The first popular choice is breast […]

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Look Good, Feel Gr8 with Spring Skin Treatments


This month, Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery is turning 8! Over the past 8 years, you’ve put your trust in us and allowed us to do what we love: Help make patients feel more […]

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Blue Light From Digital Devices May Contribute to Skin Aging

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 2, 2021 | Category: | Tags: , ,

There’s no doubt that ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is a primary contributor to skin aging as well as other skin conditions, but researchers are now starting to question the effects of our digital […]

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UV Exposure and Melanoma Risk in Patients With Skin of Color

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 23, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure is a well-established risk factor for melanoma skin cancer in fair-skinned individuals, who are more likely to be diagnosed with melanoma. However, research is limited in regards to how UV radiation […]

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Is Now the Right Time for a Nose Job? Rhinoplasty in the Age of COVID-19

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 16, 2021 | Category: |

As measures to fight COVID-19 continue, such as mask mandates and work from home policies, many individuals have found 2021 to be the perfect time to get a nose job. When compared to other cosmetic […]

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RealSelf Reveals the Top 20 Highest Rated Cosmetic Procedures of the Year, According to RealSelf Worth It Ratings Shared by Patients

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 9, 2021 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

RealSelf, a popular destination for cosmetic treatment news and information for patients and doctors alike, recently released their Top 20 Highest Rated Cosmetic Procedures of the Year. Thousands of real patients rated their favorite procedures […]

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The COVID-19 Vaccine and Breast Implants: Do They Affect One Another?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 2, 2021 | Category: | Tags: , ,

As the COVID-19 vaccine continues to be administered, there have been a few cases of inflammatory reactions in those who currently have dermal filler. However, plastic surgeons across the country have urged individuals not to […]

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Fall in Love with Our Top Valentine’s Day Skin Care Products & Treatments


This Valentine’s Day, we’re falling in love with our skin, and getting a self-confidence boost, thanks to effective aesthetic treatments and skin care products! At Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery, February is all about […]

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As Self-Care ‘Tweakments’ Surge, Two Medical Aesthetic Companies Join Forces

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 26, 2021 | Category: | Tags: ,

As demand for aesthetic treatments rise, two medical aesthetic companies, Merz Aesthetics and Candela Corporation are working together to provide what they describe to be “one of the broadest medical aesthetics portfolios in the world.” […]

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Why Men Are Starting to Get Fillers

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 19, 2021 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

A common myth regarding plastic surgery and medical aesthetics is that it is only for women. However, procedures for men are on the rise, and more men than ever have been choosing dermal fillers to […]

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Does the COVID Vaccine Pose Potential Side Effects for Dermal Filler Patients? A Dermatologist Weighs In

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 12, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Now that the FDA-approved Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations are being circulated, individuals with dermal filler or other cosmetic injections want to know if they will experience side effects after receiving the vaccination. At least […]

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Out with the Old, In with the New You


This year, we are all about feeling confident and empowered, and the new year is the perfect time to let go of what no longer serves us. Instead of letting insecurities hold you back, we […]

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The Evolving Role of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) in Plastic Surgery

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 5, 2021 | Category: | Tags:

Over the last four years, there has been a 25% increase in the use of Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) for cosmetic procedures. The natural growth factors found in PRP now serve many different purposes for patients. From […]

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The Innovative New Ways Plastic Surgeons Are Using Injectables to Sculpt the Face

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 29, 2020 | Category: | Tags:

Sculpting the face with injectables, such as dermal fillers or Botox, is an art form for many plastic surgeons. Non-surgical medical aesthetic treatments can be used to alter facial features in amazing ways without ever […]

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Recovering from BBL Surgery

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 22, 2020 | Category: | Tags:

Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery, or BBL, is a popular plastic surgery procedure that involves transferring fat from different areas of the body, such as the abdomen or thighs, to the buttocks to create a more […]

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Tips to Feel Good and Look Great this Holiday Season and Into the New Year

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 15, 2020 | Category: | Tags:

As we look forward to the holiday season and ringing in the new year, we all want to look and feel our best. At Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery, we can help you get […]

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Why Some Plastic Surgeons Say the ‘Control Factor’ Is Fueling a Rise in Aesthetic Treatments During COVID

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 8, 2020 | Category: | Tags:

In every region across the country, the rise of patients requesting aesthetic treatments has been on the rise throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and there is no sign of slowing down. Some plastic surgeons suggest the […]

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How To Start Your Holiday Glow-Up


Schedule Your Fa La La Filler and Botox Treatments ‘Tis the season for smooth skin! If you’re dreaming of a youthful, even complexion or soft, juicy lips, it’s time to schedule an aesthetic treatment with […]

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The Aesthetic Treatments Doctors Say Millennials Should Get This Winter

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 1, 2020 | Category: | Tags:

Millennials are a youthful generation, but there are several cosmetic treatments that can help them slow the aging process before it begins to show. By taking care of their skin now, millennials can help prevent […]

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What a Proactive Anti-Aging Skin-Care Routine Looks Like

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 24, 2020 | Category: | Tags:

It’s never too early to begin your anti-aging regimen. In fact, a proactive skin care routine can help you maintain a youthful look for decades down the line. Consider these tips and tricks for how […]

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The Procedures Plastic Surgeons Say Generation Xers Want Most


It’s hard to believe that the generation that brought us the bold power shoulder, as well as the iconic grunge look in the 90s, is finally all grown up. Even in middle age adulthood, Generation […]

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According to Plastic Surgeons, Masks Are Causing More People to Get Cosmetic Surgery on Their Ears


During the global COVID-19 pandemic, plastic surgeons have seen cosmetic treatments on the rise as more and more individuals spend their days looking at themselves on Zoom, or perhaps finally have the time on their […]

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The Products and Treatments We’re Grateful For


At Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery, we are beyond blessed to have the opportunity to do what we love: Provide amazing results for our clients and a happy environment for our staff. Patient Care […]

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The Best In-Office Back Treatments to Undergo During Winter Break


With holiday vacations and winter break just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start planning your end of the year aesthetic treatments. If you’re unsure which treatment to choose, consider these top […]

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What Exactly to Look for in Breast Lift Results

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 27, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

Changing breast form and shape is a natural, albeit frustrating part of aging. Whether it is due to pregnancy, breastfeeding, hormones, or gravity, women may find that their breasts are no longer as perky or […]

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Surgery for Benign Breast Disease Does Not Impair Future Breastfeeding Capability

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 20, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Benign breast disease is incredibly frequent in women across the country. In fact, in the United States, nearly one million women are diagnosed with a benign breast condition each year, and approximately one in two […]

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7 Things You Might Not Know About Delayed Breast Reconstruction

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 13, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Did you know that over 70% of women do not know that undergoing breast reconstruction at the time of mastectomy or lumpectomy is an option? Waiting to undergo breast reconstruction is completely okay and understandable. […]

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Breast Implants – Certain Labeling Recommendations to Improve Patient Communication

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 6, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

The Food and Drug Administration recently released a final guidance containing recommendations for the labeling components, such as format and content, of saline and silicone gel-filled breast implants. This guidance was developed with the intent […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Breast Reconstruction Surgery Explained


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – and a yearly reminder that breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in women. If you have gone through the overwhelming experience of a mastectomy […]

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How to Address Tired-Looking Eyes, Crow’s Feet, and Dark Circles

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 29, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

If you notice crow’s feet, wrinkles, heavy brows, saggy lids, or puffiness around your eyes, you’re not alone. When it comes to aging, one of the first places individuals begin to notice the appearance of […]

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What can you do to help your injectable fillers last longer?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 22, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

It’s no surprise that dermal fillers are one of the most popular choices for cosmetic treatment across the country. Dermal fillers can help smooth wrinkles, restore facial volume, and plump lips before slowly fading away […]

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Why Interest in BOTOX® Cosmetic Is Booming

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 15, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , , , ,

With Covid-19 keeping individuals at home, plastic surgeons across the country have seen a rise in patients. More specifically, one New York dermatologist Michele Green, MD notes that the largest number of patients and most […]

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How to Use Active Anti-Aging Ingredients If You Have Sensitive Skin

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 8, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

If you suffer from skin irritation when using anti-aging products that contain ingredients such as retinol, vitamin C, or glycolic acid, you’re not alone. Sensitive skin is a common and frustrating problem for many individuals. […]

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Prepping and Protecting the Skin With Medical-Grade Skin Care


September is Self-Improvement Month, and we are focusing on keeping our skin healthy and beautiful by following a medical-grade skin care routine. Using the right products is important for everyone, especially for those who undergo […]

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Why Plastic Surgeons Say 2020 Is the Year of the ‘Daddy Do-Over’

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 1, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

You’ve heard about the ‘Mommy Makeover’ but have you heard about the ‘Daddy Do-Over?’ Despite the unpredictability of 2020, one thing that did go as expected by the Aesthetic Society is the rise in men […]

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Masks Are Making Us Eye-Obsessed – & Cosmetic Surgeries Are On The Rise

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 25, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

As we continue to wear masks in public, people are becoming more focused on their visible features, especially the eyes. Eye procedures, such as Botox injections and brow lifts, are trending in the world of […]

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Chins Are the New Cheeks: Why Chin-Enhancing Options Are Trending

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 18, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

For decades, those interested in facial rejuvenation have focused mainly on the cheeks and eyes. Now, chin enhancement is trending among men and women who wish to add or remove volume in the chin area […]

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How Long Is the Recovery for a Breast Augmentation?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 11, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Are you interested in breast augmentation surgery? Like any operation, this popular plastic surgery procedure requires extensive preparation and recovery time. Each individual who undergoes breast augmentation will have a unique experience, but a complete […]

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Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Facial Asymmetry

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 4, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

Facial asymmetry is something that everyone experiences. 100% of the population has an asymmetrical face, which explains why many people feel they have a “bad” side or a “good side,” especially when taking photos. No […]

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What Are My Breast Plastic Surgery Options?


Choosing to undergo breast surgery is a big decision. Deciding on the type of procedure that makes the most sense for your specific needs can be overwhelming. At Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery, our […]

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Kissability Study Results Suggest Both Subject and Partner Satisfaction With Restylane Kysse

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 28, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Restylane recently performed a Kissability study of its injectable hyaluronic acid (HA) lip filler, Restylane Kysse. The study included both subject and partner satisfaction, and the results were overwhelmingly positive. The Kissability study found 100% […]

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Lifestyle, Age, and Sex Affect Several Biophysical Properties of the Skin

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 21, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

According to a study from the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, lifestyle habits may affect the skin’s sebum levels, pH, and subcutaneous hydration. Factors including diet, sleeping habits, time spent on electronic devices, age, and sex […]

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The Sunscreen Glossary: A Comprehensive Guide to Everything You Need to Know About SPF

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 15, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

Finding the right sunscreen for your skin type and ingredient preferences can be overwhelming. Today, sunscreen labels list many different terms and claims. How can you know what they all mean, and better yet, what […]

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FDA Approves the Chin Filler JUVÉDERM VOLUMA XC From Allergan Aesthetics


Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie Company, has received FDA approval to use JUVÉDERM VOLUMA XC for the use of chin augmentation in adults over 21 years old. This marks the fifth approval among JUVÉDERM cosmetic fillers […]

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American Society of Plastic Surgeons Predicts New Industry Trends Amidst COVID-19 Reopenings


The world’s largest plastic surgeon organization, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), recently conducted a survey to discover which plastic surgery procedures are top of mind for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. As consultations […]

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Now Offering Curbside Pickup!


Do you need to replenish your stock of skincare products? We can help – Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery now offers CURBSIDE PICKUP! To place an order for contactless pickup Monday-Thursday, 10am-4pm or Friday, […]

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Platelet-Rich Plasma Could Be Effective For Hair Loss


Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy can be an effective and safe hair loss treatment for many adults. During PRP hair restoration treatment, a specialist will draw the patient’s blood, then place it into a centrifuge that […]

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New Technique Retains Nipple Color in Men After Breast Reduction


When plastic surgeons perform breast reduction surgery for men, they typically temporarily remove the nipple and regraft it back to the breast at the end of surgery. For some patients, this results in lighter nipples, […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Dermaplaning


Have you ever tried dermaplaning? This popular skin treatment removes dead skin and hair from the face, resulting in a smooth, glowing, youthful complexion. It also allows skin care products to absorb more easily and […]

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The FDA Requests Allergan Voluntarily Recall BIOCELL Textured Breast Implants and Tissue Expanders


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested that Allergan recall its BIOCELL textured breast implants and tissue expanders to protect individuals from breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) and BIA-ALCL-related complications and deaths. […]

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Father’s Day Skincare and Treatments for Men


Father’s Day Gift Ideas from Dr. J. J. Wendel Father’s Day is just around the corner, and our team has rounded up the perfect gifts for Dad. Whether he’s new to self-care or has made […]

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What Is A Breast Reduction and What Are the Benefits of This Procedure?


Women wish to undergo breast reduction surgery for several reasons. Whether they desire smaller, more proportional breasts, or wish to alleviate physical discomfort caused by their large breasts, getting a breast reduction can offer life-changing […]

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4 Things You Can Do Now to Prep for Postponed Cosmetic Surgery


Some of us are using this extra time at home to spring clean, spend more quality with loved ones, or even try a new workout routine. However, if you had plastic surgery or a cosmetic […]

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How to Maintain Injectable Results Under Quarantine


We are still facing unprecedented times, and all elective procedures in the country have been put on hold until our local, state and federal authorities deem it safe. Many patients who regularly schedule noninvasive treatments, […]

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How to Make Your Daily Beauty Routine More Hygienic

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 15, 2020 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

Dermatologists and aestheticians have been telling us not to touch our faces for years— and now you can add the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to the mix. In current times, mindlessly rubbing […]

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How Doctors Are Prioritizing Care During the Coronavirus Crisis


As the COVID-19 statistics become increasingly grim, more hospitals and healthcare systems are postponing nonessential surgeries. While surgeries like breast augmentation and rhinoplasty can wait, many are wondering whether procedures such as reconstructing a breast […]

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How Laser and Radiofrequency Treatments Rejuvenate Your Skin


One of the most common aesthetic concerns is how to stop the signs of aging. While some supplements and dietary changes may be able to help, laser and radiofrequency skin treatments are known to be […]

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Botox is Now Being Used for Body Contouring


Noninvasive body contouring treatments are incredibly popular these days. But the latest way of sculpting your body without going under the knife? Botox. Along with being an effective way to smooth out wrinkles on the […]

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Traditional Facelift Vs Noninvasive Facelift


Are you considering a facelift to reduce the signs of aging? Thanks to dermal fillers and other skin injections, some patients may not need to undergo a surgical facelift. For younger patients who might not need the traditional […]

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Patience is Important After Your Mommy Makeover


Motherhood is a beautiful experience, and while mothers adore their children, they are often left feeling unhappy with the ways pregnancy and childbirth have changed their bodies. Loss of volume in the breasts, sagging skin […]

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Tackling Common Tummy Tuck Myths


For men and women alike, a flat stomach is the epitome of a fit, healthy and attractive figure. But whether due to genetics, childbearing or lifestyle habits, achieving that slim and smooth belly can feel […]

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Love My Gals


Galentine’s Day might be behind us, but the bonds between women are forever. When you’re with your girlfriends, you may find yourselves complaining about new lines and wrinkles, or the fact that nursing babies caused […]

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How Better Body Contouring Options Give You More Choices


Body contouring can be a great way to enhance your look, but some people become overwhelmed by the many different procedures available. By being able to choose between surgical, minimally invasive, and noninvasive body contouring, […]

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Interest in Plastic Surgery Revisions on the Rise, According to New RealSelf Report


RealSelf recently released their Aesthetics Trend Report which highlights the 20 non-surgical and surgical procedures that saw the highest year-over-year growth in interest. According to this report, interest in plastic surgery and corrective procedures is […]

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AbbVie Creates Allergan Aesthetics and Names New Leadership Team


Research-based biopharmaceutical company AbbVie has announced the creation of a new global business, Allergan Aesthetics. Operating under the AbbVie umbrella, Allergan Aesthetics will include leading aesthetic products like BOTOX Cosmetic, the JUVEDERM collection of dermal […]

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Award-Winning Skin Care Regimen


2019 is in the rearview mirror, and we’re ready to start the new decade with a bang of glitz and glam! This last year was hard on our skin – the extra warm weather and […]

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How To Decide If You Need A Breast Lift, Breast Implants Or Both


Throughout her lifetime, a woman’s body goes through many changes – especially during pregnancy. This can cause her breasts to sag and lose volume. Breast augmentation with or without lift can be a great option […]

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The Most Commonly Asked Questions About In-Office Procedures, Answered


Will rhinoplasty surgery impact the rest of my face? How can I tell if I’m a candidate for a facelift? These questions, along with many others, are frequently asked by individuals who are new to […]

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What Is Lip Edge Filler?


A procedure that’s already popular in Korea, lip edge filler, is gaining popularity in the United States. Rather than adding volume to the entire lip, this technique is designed to slightly raise the edges of […]

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I Got Filler To Reduce My Acne Scarring — Here Are The Results


Acne scars can permanently alter the texture of your skin, causing ‘dents’ to form in place of pimples. In order to improve the overall texture and appearance of her skin, Amerley Ollennu, writer for Refinery […]

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Why This Face Shape Is the Secret to a Youthful Look


According to West Palm Beach dermatologist Dr. Kenneth Beer, the heart-shaped face is considered to be the ideal face shape because it is seen as more youthful. This is because, as we age, the fat […]

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How Jawline Fillers Are Used To Sculpt The Face


Popular among men and women, jawline fillers help patients achieve a slimmer and more defined jawline. During treatment, providers use a cannula to layer hyaluronic acid filler among muscle tissue in the jawline, contouring the […]

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Lower Facelift vs. Neck Lift | Wendel


Age, genetics, and gravity can cause the skin in the neck and chest to loosen and sag. Unfortunately, no amount of skin creams and at-home treatments can tighten the skin and restore its youthful appearance. […]

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How to Make the Most of Acids in Your Skin Care Routine


Our skin is constantly shedding old cells and creating new ones. As the cells regenerate, old skin cells remain on the surface of the skin, clogging pores and hair follicles. Dermatologic surgeon Amy Paul recommends […]

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Cosmetic Surgery and the Psychology of Aging


A study published in the Journal of Aging Studies uncovered that, as individuals age, their motivations for undergoing cosmetic procedures change. Data was collected from a group of men and women between the ages of […]

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FDA Proposes Boxed Warning for Breast Implants


On Wednesday, the US FDA proposed that breast implant manufacturers use a boxed warning to spell out possible complications from the devices. Patients should be informed of the risk of rare cancers (BIA-ALCL), other symptoms […]

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Which Cosmetic Procedures Are Safe—and Which Aren’t—During Cancer Treatment?


Many people recognize that cancer has the possibility of touching their lives. When it actually happens, they’re unprepared for how the diagnosis will affect them physically and emotionally. In addition to making patients feel ill, […]

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Post-Summer Skin Rehab: 6 Doctor-Approved Treatments to Reverse Sun Damage


After the summer ends, many individuals continue to experience the effects of sun damage, whether it be in the form of a year-round tan, extra freckles, or melasma. RealSelf interviewed plastic surgeons and dermatologists, and […]

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The Complete Guide to Breast Reduction Surgery


Did you know that breast reduction surgery is consistently ranked high in patient satisfaction studies? Unlike a majority of plastic surgeries, breast reduction procedures help women to relieve the physical symptoms associated with larger breasts, […]

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FDA Approves Juvéderm VOLUMA For Mid-Face Injection Via Cannula


The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the use of Juvéderm VOLUMA XC with a TSK STERiGLIDE cannula for cheek augmentation procedures. Juvéderm VOLUMA is a hyaluronic acid gel dermal filler that has […]

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Self-Improvement Habits for a More Confident You


At Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery, our team loves the way a simple non-surgical procedure can leave your skin looking nourished and you feeling restored. By sticking to a routine — like cleansing your […]

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After Nursing, Mothers Turn to Breast Lift with Fat Transfer


When a woman breastfeeds, gravity and weight changes can result in a loss of volume in the upper part of the breast. Nipples may sag, and the breasts may take a more elliptical shape. To […]

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Changes to Abdominal Muscles After Pregnancy May Affect ‘Tummy Tuck’ Results


The American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) published a study in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. This study uncovered that postpartum changes in the abdominal muscles affect the outcome of tummy tuck […]

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Children’s Skin Health Is Shaped By Their Mothers’


The Journal of Investigative Dermatology published a study in which a team of researchers evaluated the relationship between a mother’s bacteria and her child’s. 158 children participated in the study, and 50 of those children […]

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Get Back to Clear Skin with SkinMedica’s Acne System and Wendel Radiance Peel Pads


Starting a new school year can be both exciting and stressful. You’re anxious to see your friends, have fun shopping for supplies and the perfect back-to-school outfits, but at the same time, you’re nervous about […]

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Americans Crave Younger-Looking Eyes, According to Facial Plastic Surgeons


Recent studies have found that men and women who undergo eye treatments are seen as more likable and trustworthy. These discoveries have been met with an increased popularity in eyelid treatments. The American Academy of […]

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5 Things Anyone Considering Liposuction Needs to Know


A surgical procedure designed to remove fat, liposuction helps patients to sculpt and tighten stubborn areas of their body. This procedure is especially helpful for individuals who cannot seem to lose pockets of unwanted fat […]

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Oklahoma Plastic Surgeons ‘Erase The Hate’ In Tattoo Removal Campaign


In Oklahoma City, a local plastic surgery office is removing gang and hate-related tattoos for free. The service is designed to ‘Erase the Hate’ from the community by giving people the opportunity to remove images […]

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Two Types of Rhinoplasty Explained – Cosmetic vs Functional


Also known as a “nose job,” rhinoplasty is most commonly recognized as a cosmetic procedure. However, many people do not know that there are two types of rhinoplasty: cosmetic and functional. Cosmetic rhinoplasty is type […]

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A Better, Bolder, Happier You


Family, friends, grilling, and watching fireworks Downtown or on your favorite rooftop… Nashville in July is almost TOO much fun! But it’s also a great time to forget it all and escape to the beach, […]

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Scientists Discover Pathway to Skin Regeneration


Ultraviolet light from the sun causes what experts call photoaging. This form of aging appears in the form of dark spots and wrinkles. Scientists have been working to uncover ways to eliminate signs of photoaging, […]

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Boomers Back on Dating Scene Spurring Rise in Cosmetic Procedures, Per ASPS Statistics


New statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons have revealed that more patients over the age of 55 are opting for cosmetic procedures. Surgeons have concluded that this surge in procedures can be […]

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‘Daddy-Do-Overs’: Men Increasingly Getting Plastic Surgery


According to a new report, more men are taking advantage of cosmetic procedures, with the majority being middle aged. Surgeons believe that the increase in interest is triggered by men noticing changes in their bodies […]

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Treatment and Prevention of Spider Veins


Appearing as blue, purple, or red lines on the skin, spider veins are small, damaged veins that form on the legs and face. While they do not cause any harm, some patients wish to remove […]

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What Constitutes Beauty, and How Is It Perceived?


Biology, psychology, culture, and society influence the way we view attractiveness. Even at a young age, humans automatically categorize a person as beautiful or not. Previous studies concluded that attractiveness was determined by waist-to-hip ratio […]

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Three Minimally Invasive Beauty Enhancements That Offer Natural Results


While there is an upward trend in cosmetic enhancements, some patients are favoring nonsurgical options over aesthetic surgery. These non-invasive treatments allow patients to achieve their rejuvenation goals through natural options rather than through artificial […]

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Say “I Do” to the New, Natural You


It’s wedding season, a time when people come together for blissful celebrations of matrimony. Are you preparing to tie the knot with your significant other? Want to look as radiant on the outside as you […]

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5 Common Post-Pregnancy Body Changes—and What You Can Do About Them


Pregnancy adds a great deal of stress to a woman’s body, and after pregnancy, many women experience physical changes that make them feel self-conscious about their appearance. To help women bring back their confidence, plastic […]

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Study Proposes New Standards for Safely Performing Brazilian Butt Lift


Fat grafting, a popular technique used in the Brazilian butt lift procedure, has attracted a growing concern about complications resulting from the surgery. To address this concern, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons conducted a […]

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Considering breast augmentation for beach season? Here’s when you should plan your surgery


With summer fast-approaching, many patients are considering breast augmentation as a way of getting their bodies beach-ready. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the best time to undergo a breast augmentation procedure is […]

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“I Got Fillers for My Chronic Under Eye Circles and the Results Were Impressive”


Under eye bags aren’t just a sign of sleep deprivation or an allergic reaction. Age and heredity can take a toll on the body and result in chronically puffy, swollen, or saggy eyes. As we […]

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To Breast Lift Or Not To Breast Lift?


Designed to lift a patient’s breast tissue and nipple, breast lift procedures remove excess skin in order to give patients a more youthful appearance. Breast lifts are often considered by women who are unhappy with […]

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‘Tummy Tuck’ Can Be Safely Performed in Obese Patients, Study Reports


A study conducted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons concluded that tummy tuck surgery (also known as abdominoplasty) can be safely performed on obese patients. The study included 82 patients who underwent tummy tuck […]

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Kiss Your Double Chin Goodbye with Kybella®


For many individuals, a double chin can be the cause of insecurities and lower your self-confidence. The clinical term for that bit of unwanted pudge is a “submental fat pad.” It develops when excess fat […]

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Americans Spent More than $16.5 Billion on Cosmetic Plastic Surgery in 2018


In a new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), researchers discovered that Americans spent more than $16.5 billion on cosmetic and minimally invasive procedures in 2018, marking a 4% increase from 2017. […]

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Allergan 360° Aesthetics Report Explores Patients’ Needs and Motivations


Allergan PLC recently released a study (360° Aesthetics Report) in which researchers observed cosmetic trends worldwide. Through the study, Allergen collected data from 14,500 consumers and 1,300 plastic surgeons in 18 countries. Results concluded that […]

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Dermatologists Reveal the Most Cost-Effective Ways to Beat Hyperpigmentation


Whether due to too much time in the sun or post-pregnancy melasma, hyperpigmentation is a common condition in which areas of the skin appear darker than others. These dark spots can be difficult to fade, […]

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With Abdominal Etching, Plastic Surgeons Help Patients Get ‘Six-Pack Abs’


A new liposuction technique is emerging in which plastic surgeons are able to sculpt their patient’s abdomen into a six-pack. During the procedure, surgeons address abdominal fat in both the surface and deep layers, drawing […]

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Reset + Refresh Your Skin


Do you ever wish you could just hit the reset button? Well, with the latest products and procedure pairings at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery to help you reset and refresh your skin, you […]

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New Statistics Show This Collagen-Boosting Procedure Is Majorly Trending


Based on the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) recently released data, there is a significant uptick in the number collagen-boosting cosmetic treatments performed, including Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) and fat transfer procedures. Plastic surgeons believe […]

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New Plastic Surgery Stats Reveal Trends Toward Body Enhancement


Recently released data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) indicate that nearly a quarter million more plastic surgery procedures were performed in 2018 than have been performed is previous years. These statistics suggest […]

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Deep Plane Facelifting Technique and Other Methods Equally Safe, Study Suggests


Essentially the same as a superficial muscular aponeurotic system facelift (SMAS), deep plane facelifts target release and movement of muscle and fat layers in the face. This is differs from the traditional facelift procedure which […]

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Here’s What to Do About All That Loose Skin After Weight Loss, According to Doctors


While rapid weight loss has a number of benefits (increased energy levels, smaller clothing sizes, more body definition, etc.), a common side effect is loose skin. Loose, hanging skin occurs due to the the skin […]

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How to Get Spring-Ready Skin


March has come in like a lion, true to form. Although you may have spent winter days bundled up and drinking tea, it’s time to think warm thoughts and get ready for spring. Here at […]

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RealSelf Ranks the “Most Worth It” Surgical and Nonsurgical Procedures for 2019


Using customers’ ratings, RealSelf recently published the surgical and nonsurgical aesthetic procedures that are deemed “most worth it” for 2019. The results conclude that the highest satisfaction rates for surgical treatments are linked to breast […]

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Autologous Breast Reconstruction is a Safe Alternative After Implant Failure


After a mastectomy, breast implants are the primary choice for breast reconstruction. However, what happens when implant-based reconstruction fails? Plastic surgeons suggest using an autologous breast reconstruction technique for women who have had implant-related complications. […]

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Volume Loss, Not Just ‘Sagging,’ Causes Upper Lip Aging


Researchers have discovered a new contributor to upper lip aging – volume loss. As we age, the upper lip lengthens and the soft tissue thickness decreases. The lengthening and thinning of the upper lip leads […]

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Breast Augmentation and Liposuction Procedures Are Evolving in 2019


Plastic surgeons are noticing a shift in the way patients think about breast augmentation and liposuction procedures. For breast augmentation procedures, patients are beginning to choose implants that have a teardrop shape rather than a […]

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Love Your Skin


February has arrived and Valentine’s Day is almost here. The celebration of love falls in the middle of winter; while your life may be full of romance, your skin may be in need of some […]

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Changes to Well-Being or Appearance Likely in 2019


RealSelf recently published a survey, which concluded that 82% of adults plan on making changes to their well-being or appearance in 2019. More than 36% of these adults reported that they plan on undergoing one […]

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Botox May Help Prevent Migraines


Botox injections are known to decrease the frequency of migraines. However, a recent study has been exploring the use of Botox treatments as a way of preventing migraine headaches. Pooled data showed that, in comparison […]

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Ablative Fractional Skin Resurfacing Demonstrates Improved Scar Results

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 14, 2019 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

In a recent study, researchers evaluated the efficacy of using fractional CO2 laser treatment to improve the outcome of skin grafts. Researchers measured the pigmentation, resizing, and roughness of skin grafts after treating with the […]

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Functional Nasal Surgery Relieves Chronic Headache for Some Patients


In an article published by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, a study reveals that nasal surgery can relieve obstructed breathing and, as a result, can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in select patients. 85% […]

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The New Natural


Non-Surgical Treatments: Naturally Enhanced Beauty The holidays have come and gone. While it was wonderful to celebrate with family and friends, the hubbub has passed, and we’re ready to help you make a commitment to […]

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Treatment Attempts to Dissolve Cellulite


Cellulite is difficult to eliminate as the ligaments tether themselves from the underlying muscles to the skin. Over the years, there have been several treatments that were designed to improve the appearance of cellulite, but […]

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New Method of Breast Reconstruction May Reduce Pain for Some Cancer Survivors


Plastic surgeons are studying a new approach to breast reconstruction in which they place implants on top of rather than under the pectoral muscles. This places the implants just underneath the skin where breast tissue […]

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Dermatologists Debunk Common Misconceptions About Laser Hair Removal


As a clinically tested, FDA-approved cosmetic treatment, laser hair removal is a safe and effective solution for removing unwanted hair. However, if the procedure is not done properly by a skilled laser technician with the […]

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Dr. J. J. Wendel Earns Respected RealSelf Hall of Fame Award for High Patient Ratings


Dr. J. J. Wendel Earns Respected RealSelf Hall of Fame Award for High Patient Ratings and Ongoing Commitment to Consumer Education on RealSelf Nashville, TN Plastic Surgeon Named Among the Top 1,000 Aesthetic Doctors on […]

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Your Ticket to Luminous Holiday Skin


The holiday season is upon us, filled with family gatherings, holiday parties, and other winter festivities. We all want to shine when we’re with our family, friends, and coworkers, and the team at Dr. J. […]

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Tummy Tuck Reduces Back Pain and Incontinence


New research shows that although abdominoplasty (also known as the “tummy tuck”) is classified as a cosmetic procedure, it may have more functional benefits. The study, published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (the official medical […]

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Cosmetic Procedures on the Rise


Minimally-invasive and non-invasive cosmetic procedures are on the rise. In fact, these treatments are growing faster than surgical treatments. The procedure that grew the fastest last year was the use of lasers to treat cellulite. […]

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Natural Facelift with Facial Exercises/Yoga


A study conducted by Northwestern Medicine asked women (aged 45-60) to perform various facial exercises 30 minutes a day for 8 weeks. After 8 weeks, participants were asked to perform the same exercises every other […]

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E-Cigarette Vaping Negatively Impacts Wound Healing

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 12, 2018 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

A recent study conducted by Boston Medical Center (BMC) concluded that e-cigarette vaping negatively affects skin wound healing, similar to the damage caused by traditional cigarette smoking. Based on these results, surgeons are recommending that […]

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The Top Plastic Surgery Trends of 2019


With the increase in social media use and celebrity cosmetic procedures, plastic surgery has become more mainstream. More people than ever are undergoing cosmetic procedures as a way of boosting their self-confidence and achieving their […]

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Hassle-Free Holiday Gift Guide


This year is almost over, and the holidays are right around the corner. Can you believe it? We can’t! With all the planning, cooking, shopping, wrapping and traveling that has to be done, the upcoming […]

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The Changing Face of Beauty in America


With the increase in masks, serums, and contour kits, more women are choosing to undergo minimally invasive cosmetic procedures in order to achieved their desired look. However, the culture surrounding plastic surgery varies from city […]

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Number of Adults Considering Aesthetic Treatments on the Rise


In 2018, 4 in 5 Americans report a desire to change at least one part of their body. Medical aesthetics treatments have become more widely accepted in self-care routines. According to a survey conducted by […]

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Allergan Acquires Bonti Inc, Maker of Fast-Acting Injectable


Allergan, the global pharmaceutical company behind Botox Cosmetic, Juvederm fillers and Kybella,  announced that it is acquiring Bonti Inc. Bonti Inc has been developing a new neuromodulator called EB-001 to be used for both cosmetic […]

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Dermal Filler 101: Everything You Need to Know & Our Favorite Options


If we want to age gracefully, we know we have to eat healthy foods, stay active, and maintain an effective skin care regimen. For some, that includes regular Botox and filler injections, which treat common […]

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Facial Rejuvenation Procedures Should Be Customized For Each Patient


“Facial rejuvenation” is a term that can be applied to a bevy of popular procedures, including cheek/chin augmentation and brow lifts. When it comes to determining the best procedure for you, remember that no two […]

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Sad About Wrinkles? Botox Can Help With Depression


In a study that examined the connection between Botox and depression, scientists discovered that many patients reported better moods and fewer depressive symptoms after receiving the popular neuromodulator. The reason why Botox improves your mood […]

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Why Eating Healthy Helps You Heal After Plastic Surgery


Before going under the knife, many individuals spend time researching plastic surgery procedures, reading reviews from doctors, and sitting in consultations. However, one area that many people overlook is their diet. If you don’t eat […]

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Two Anti-Aging Alternatives to Traditional Injectables: Fat Injections and PRP


As adults get older, their skin loses elasticity, resulting in the appearance of wrinkles, prominent laugh lines and jowls, and overall flattening of facial curves. To help patients look and feel their best, plastic surgeons […]

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Routines: How to Make Self-Improvement a Habit


Here we are, turning the corner from summer to fall! September is Self-Improvement Month, and one of my goals for the next 30 days is to make time for relaxation and rejuvenation. Work and family […]

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What You Do In The Years After a Facelift Can Affect Your Results


While the skin loses elasticity with age, facelifts allow individuals to enjoy younger-looking skin. However, did you know that the way you take care of your skin after a facelift can greatly impact the outcome? […]

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Plastic Surgery Recovery: 6 Tips For Healthy, Stress-Free Healing


The most common concern that patients have on their cosmetic surgery journey is how to prepare for it and what to expect during their recovery. Of course you should discuss with your board-certified plastic surgeon; however, […]

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How Plastic Surgery Trends Are Often Influenced by Where You Live


The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) recently released the annual report on plastic surgery trends. It’s no surprise that selfie culture has brought more people into plastic surgery practices in the past year, asking […]

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Maintaining Beautiful Skin with Skin Care Basics


With an overwhelming amount of skin care products available, many adults don’t know where to begin when starting a basic skin care routine. However, having great skin doesn’t have to be complicated. By incorporating our […]

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All You Need to Know About Face Acids


While it may sound intimidating, using acids in your skincare regime is one of the best skin care practices you can have. Leading to clearer, brighter skin, acids help exfoliate the skin as well as […]

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J. Jason Wendel, M.D. Named a 2018 American Institute of Plastic Surgeons’ 10 Best in Tennessee For Patient Satisfaction


The American Institute of Plastic Surgeons has recognized the exceptional performance of Tennessee’s Plastic Surgeon J. Jason Wendel, M.D. as 2018 10 Best Plastic Surgeons for Patient Satisfaction. The American Institute of Plastic Surgeons is […]

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Good News for Women With Breast Cancer: Many Don’t Need Chemo


This year, there is expected to be 260,000 new cases of breast cancer. However, according to a major international study, researchers have found that 70% of women with breast cancer can skip chemotherapy. The data […]

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Understanding Upper Facelift, Mid Facelift and Lower Facelift


Three of the most important terms to understand regarding facelift surgery are upper facelift, mid facelift and lower facelift. With varying techniques and areas affected by the treatment, patients who are considering a facelift should […]

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Dorsal Reduction Adds to Social Perception of Rhinoplasty

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 29, 2018 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery published a study that attributes dorsal reduction surgery to a patient’s improved social perception. Dr. Cherian Kandathil, M.D. and his colleagues assessed over 800 patients’ images who underwent rhinoplasty procedures to […]

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Non-surgical Solutions For Stretch Marks


It can be disappointing for a new mom when she puts in the work to lose her baby weight only to end up with stretch marks. Some moms find stretch marks innocuous while others are […]

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Why More Men Are Getting Plastic Surgery Right Now


Since 1997, the number of men seeking cosmetic surgery and aesthetic procedures has tripled, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, reaching 1.2 million procedures in 2015. Traditionally, women make up the majority […]

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Middle-Aged Men at Greater Risk for Melanoma

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 7, 2018 | Category: | Tags: , , , , , ,

According to a new report from Blue Cross Blue Shield, Caucasian men between the ages of 55 and 64 are more likely than women to develop melanoma, and they often present with more aggressive forms […]

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Using Fillers to Simulate Instagram Filters


After downloading Instagram for the first time, author Brennan Kilbane realized the power and popularity of beautifying oneself through filters and apps like Facetune. He reached out to a cosmetic dermatologist in New York City […]

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What’s the Difference Between Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin?


The leading wrinkle treatment, Botox, has been joined by other injectable botulinum toxins, Dysport and Xeomin. One Charlotte’s Book reader wanted to know the real reason to ask for Botox by brand name or if […]

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Plastic Surgery Trends of 2017


The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery has released their annual report on plastic surgery and non-invasive cosmetic treatment trends. The ASAPS works with an independent research firm to compile the national data for procedures […]

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Dr. J. J. Wendel Earns Respected RealSelf 100 Award For Ongoing Commitment to Consumer Education and High Patient Ratings


RealSelf Names Nashville Plastic Surgeon Among Leading Doctors of Cosmetic and Aesthetic Medicine Nashville, TN – April 25, 2018 – J. Jason Wendel, M.D. has been announced as one of 100 board-certified doctors worldwide to […]

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How to Prepare Your Skin for Aesthetic Treatments


When it comes to laser skin resurfacing, chemical peels, or fillers, it’s crucial that your skin is primed for the aesthetic treatment you will undergo to achieve the best possible results. Alcoholic beverages, supplements, and […]

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Could Botox Help Erase Scars?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 19, 2018 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Botox is already the utility player for cosmetic procedures, including minimizing wrinkles, easing migraines, lessening underarm sweat, treating overactive bladders, and more. Now, medical experts are using Botox to treat or reduce scars from facial […]

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They Tried Kybella Injections To Smooth A Double Chin

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 11, 2018 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Ani Palen, a community contributor at Charlotte’s Book, was obsessed with the idea of diminishing fullness under the chin with a nonsurgical procedure. Ani goes on to tell readers about her experience with Kybella and […]

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Belly Button Plastic Surgery Is Trending

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 3, 2018 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

There is likely a plastic surgery procedure available to improve the appearance of any imperfections an individual may have. Dr. Darren Smith, a board-certified plastic surgeon in New York City, has noticed an increase in […]

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Salt Lake City Startup Has Stem Cell Treatment to Regenerate Skin


A Salt Lake City startup called PolarityTE, Inc. believes they have created a better treatment for burn victims. Their invention, SkinTE, is a stem cell mixture in a thick paste that would be spread onto […]

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7 Reasons Why Breast Fat Transfer Is On The Rise


In the last couple of years, breast fat transfer has been growing in popularity compared to breast augmentation or implant procedures. From 2015 to 2016, choosing to use one’s own fat for breast enhancement increased […]

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Summer Skin Is Made In Winter


March has come in like a lion, true to form. These chilly winds have me longing for warm summer days at the beach. Although I’ve been spending most of my days covered up and drinking […]

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The Changing Shape of Plastic Surgery


New data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows continued growth in cosmetic procedures in 2017. According to the annual report, there was a 2% increase in the number of surgical and […]

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5 Acne-Busting Treatments Recommended by Top Experts

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 27, 2018 | Category: | Tags: , , , , ,

Acne is tough to treat, and each individual’s skin is different, so it requires a treatment unique to their skin. If you’ve tried every type of product available at your local drugstore and still have […]

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An Alternative to Botox?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 23, 2018 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

Botox, as we all know, is used to diminish fine lines, wrinkles, crows feet, and much more. However, a new alternative could hit plastic surgeons’ offices across the world and may last longer than Botox […]

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Breast Reconstruction Studies Examine ADM, TRAM and DIEP Flap

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 12, 2018 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

The most commonly used technique for breast reconstruction is tissue expander with implant. A recent study conducted by the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of South Florida investigated the use of […]

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FDA Approves First Treatment for Breast Cancer with a Certain Inherited Genetic Mutation

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 25, 2018 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. According to the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health, approximately 252,710 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this […]

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Cosmetic Procedures Can Improve Selfies and Take the Years Away

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 19, 2018 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

(Photo: Sarasota Magazine) According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Americans spent more than $13.5 billion – a record-breaking amount – on a variety of surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures in 2017. For Millennials, skin […]

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How Women in Comedy Are Destigmatizing Plastic Surgery


(Image: Getty Images/Design: Ashley Britton/SheKnows) Some comediennes and actresses don’t shy away from talking about their bodies and the plastic surgery procedures they have underwent. In Take My Nose…Please!, a new documentary by director Joan Kron, the viewer […]

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Debunking Myths: Physicians’ Incomes Are to Blame for Rising Healthcare Costs

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | January 5, 2018 | Category: | Tags: ,

In the debate over rising healthcare costs, some critics will inevitably cite physicians’ incomes and fees as contributing factors. Experts like Walker Ray, MD and Tim Norbeck are working to debunk this false narrative and put to rest these […]

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High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Treatment May Cause Nerve Injury

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 28, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , ,

A 33-year-old woman from Thailand recently underwent a high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) treatment for skin laxity. According to a recent case study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, this treatment caused a facial nerve injury. […]

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Plastic Surgery’s Overlooked Health Benefits

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 19, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

(Photo: Shutterstock via KSL.com) Historically, plastic surgery has been viewed as vain. However, for many patients, cosmetic surgery may not only boost their quality of life but also their overall health. For example, a popular […]

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‘Wonder’ Carries Message Hope Craniofacial Surgery Patients

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 14, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

(Photo: Slash Film) Dr. Scott Bartlett, a craniofacial surgeon from Philadelphia, shares his joy for the film Wonder, which gives viewers a greater understanding of children’s experiences with congenital deformities. Wonder tells the story of a fictional 10-year old boy named […]

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This App Will Bring Plastic Surgery To Your TV

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 5, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

Streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu have dramatically changed the way we watch television. Now, The Plastic Surgery Network has created an Apple TV app, bringing to screens what it calls “the first and only proficient, content-driven arena for […]

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Why The Holiday Season Is The Perfect Time for Aesthetic Procedures

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 28, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , , , ,

The holiday season is the perfect time for aesthetic treatments such as fillers, Botox and Dysport, laser treatments and much more. Why? Many patients come to plastic surgery offices to feel primed for holiday parties and photos. Some of the most popular […]

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Have You Heard About The Latest Celebrity-Inspired Plastic Surgery Trend?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 22, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , , , ,

(Photo: Samir Hussein/Getty Images via The Hollywood Reporter) Some of the hottest fitness and fashion trends are shining the spotlight on legs. The shape, size and length of the legs can make a dramatic difference on a woman’s overall […]

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Face Transplant Recipient: ‘I Bet It All’ and Won

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 13, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , ,

(Photo: Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal via USA Today) Pat Hardison, a volunteer fireman, recently spoke about his experience undergoing the world’s most extensive face transplant. After deciding to go through with it, Hardison waited 6 years and […]

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What A Breast Reduction Surgery Is Really Like

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 7, 2017 | Category: | Tags: ,

Dana, a woman from New York, underwent breast reduction surgery and shared her experience leading up to it with the world. She explains, “You’re supposed to want big boobs,” but Dana’s case, her breast size was causing […]

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Are Lip Fillers Safe During Pregnancy?

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 30, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

With the recent news of Kylie Jenner’s reported pregnancy, many individuals are asking their doctors if it is safe to receive lip injections while pregnant. According to Dr. Alan Matarasso, president-elect of the American Society of Plastic […]

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Halloween’s Trending Procedure? PRP Breast Lifts

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 24, 2017 | Category: |

We are all familiar with the PRP Facial trend (thanks to celebrities like Kim Kardashian West), but there’s another procedure making waves this Halloween. PRP Breast Lifts are the latest non-invasive “it” treatment for boosting women’s breasts. Just like with facials, PRP […]

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Las Vegas Plastic Surgery Practice Offers Free Surgery for Shooting Victims

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 18, 2017 | Category: |

In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, three plastic surgeons – Goesel Anson, MD, Michael Edwards, MD, and Terry Higgins, MD – along with the rest of their practice are donating their time and […]

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Dr. J. J. Wendel Voted Best Cosmetic Surgeon

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 12, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. J. J. Wendel has WON the 2017 TOAST Readers’ Choice Award for Best Cosmetic Surgeon in Nashville for the second year in a row! Thank you to each and every one of you […]

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Formerly Conjoined Twins Make Their Journey Home

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 10, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Jadon and Anias McDonald underwent a 27-hour separation surgery – led by a pediatric neurosurgeon and a craniofacial plastic surgeon – in October of 2016 and have been in extensive rehabilitation ever since. At the […]

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Drug Maker Wants to Use Botox Technology to Cure Opioid Addiction

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 4, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Opioid addiction experts are thinking outside the box to develop new treatment strategies to be used in place of prescription painkillers and other opioids. Many who suffer from opioid addiction become dependent after being legally […]

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For A BOOtiful Halloween


Autumn, my favorite season, has finally arrived! It’s so beautiful with its changing leaves and festive decorations. With Halloween right around the corner, there are plenty of parties to attend. I love being out and […]

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Social Media Decides Who Gets To Perform Plastic Surgery

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 27, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

In a socially driven society, plastic surgeons and general surgeons alike are taking their talent to social media channels such as Instagram and Facebook for potential clients to see their work. Millennials are the prime audience for these efforts; 40% […]

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Former Bachelor Contestant Shares Her Filler Treatment Results

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 20, 2017 | Category: | Tags: ,

Former Bachelor contestant, Leah Costa, was fed up with looking exhausted. She saw a plastic surgeon for filler injections in the tear troughs (under eye area) and cheeks. Now, Leah feels confident, refreshed, looks well-rested and has […]

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Why It Could Be Risky to Find a Plastic Surgeon on Instagram

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 13, 2017 | Category: | Tags: ,

Many plastic surgeons are using Instagram to promote their work in the operating room. This social media platform is often used as a search tool for many individuals seeking a plastic surgery. But is this […]

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Recovering from Fun in the Sun


Summer is coming to an end. Lazy days spent at the pool, weekends on the boat and our family trip to the beach have been incredible. I’ve made so many great memories, and I see […]

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What Every Man Should Know About Plastic Surgery

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 28, 2017 | Category: | Tags: ,

As more and more men are opting in to receive plastic surgery and non-surgical treatments, it’s important to keep in mind that procedures are tailored differently for men than women. Since every individual’s features differ, it’s […]

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The Age-defying Benefits of Forever Young BBL™

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 23, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Forever Young BBL™ is helping many men and women retain a youthful appearance without surgery. This system uses infrared invisible light technology (BroadBand Light) to provide visible complexion improvements. The Forever Young BBL laser has the […]

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Body Painting Teaches Plastic Surgeons the Art of Injection

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 15, 2017 | Category: | Tags: ,

Did you know? Body painting is a new tool that can help plastic surgeons better understand how underlying muscles contribute to facial lines and wrinkles. According to Ricardo Frota Boggio, MD PhD, this innovative method has the potential […]

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Safety Tips for the Total Eclipse

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 10, 2017 | Category: |

We can’t wait to watch the solar eclipse in Nashville on Monday, August 21st with our friends at the Green Hills Family YMCA! Totality is set to start at 1:27pm CDT and last for 1m 55s. Even […]

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Plastic Surgeon Performs Unique Skin Graft Procedure On Unlikely Patient

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 9, 2017 | Category: | Tags:

Dr. Shrader, a plastic surgeon in Omaha, Nebraska, successfully replaced the charred bone of a wounded bald eagle with a skin graft. He took feathers and skin from the eagle’s groin and customized them to […]

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Boy With First Double Hand Transplant Can Now Hold A Baseball Bat

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 2, 2017 | Category: | Tags: ,

Zion Harvey was the world’s first child to undergo a double hand transplant. After an 11-hour bilateral surgery and 18 months of recovery, Zion has exceeded previous adapted abilities and can write, feed and dress himself, […]

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Plastic Surgery for Men on The Rise

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 24, 2017 | Category: | Tags:

Since 2000, male cosmetic surgery has increased dramatically – by 28% – and it’s only the beginning. With plastic surgery and aesthetic treatments requiring less downtime, men of all ages, ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds are flocking to cosmetic […]

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The World’s Cosmetic Surgery Capitals

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 17, 2017 | Category: | Tags:

Could you guess the top five countries that make up for almost half of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures? They are America, Brazil, Japan, Italy, and Mexico. Not the countries you had in mind? Us […]

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Freedom From A Double Chin With Guybella

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | | Category: | Tags: , ,

3Maybe you’ve heard about Kybella, one of the most buzzed about cosmetic treatments on the market. This FDA-approved injectable melts submental fullness, aka fat deposits under the chin. I tried it and was shocked by […]

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Plastic Surgery Organizations Unite for Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness Month


July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month, and special plastic surgery foundations are joining forces in an effort to raise awareness. In a recent survey done by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, nearly […]

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Help Dr. J. J. Wendel Get TOASTED

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 11, 2017 | Category: | Tags:

For the third consecutive year, Dr. J. J. Wendel has been nominated for Best Cosmetic Surgeon in the TOAST Readers’ Choice Awards! Please help support us and other local businesses by CLICKING HERE and voting now through August 1. We […]

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PRP, Fillers and Injections Are the Biggest Plastic Surgery Trends in 2017

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 27, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Many individuals are opting-in for quick trips to the plastic surgeon’s office for, as some like to call it, “tweakments.” These are primarily non-surgical procedures such as fillers and injections (i.e. Botox, Volbella, Kybella, etc.). According to the American Society of Plastic […]

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Why Dad Might Be Interested In Plastic Surgery

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 21, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Moms aren’t the only ones seeking a Makeover to refresh their looks post-childbirth. Now more than ever, dads are signing up for cosmetic procedures to turn back the clock and turn up their self-confidence. According to the American Society […]

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Inform Your Plastic Surgeon If You’re Taking Psychoactive Drugs

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 13, 2017 | Category: | Tags:

If you are a plastic surgery patient, it is important to share information about your psychoactive and prescription drug usage with your plastic surgeon prior to surgery. Not disclosing this information can lead to complications in surgery. […]

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Maintaining Results After Liposuction

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 6, 2017 | Category: | Tags:

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer. Many individuals choose to undergo liposuction to improve their appearance and boost their self-esteem just in time for swimsuit season. It’s important to remember that while liposuction is a solution, […]

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All About Brotox

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 1, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

Botox is not just for the ladies. In fact, according to the ASAPS, Botulinum Toxin was the #1 nonsurgical cosmetic treatment for women and men in 2016. In fact, since the year 2000, the number of men […]

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Workplace Competition Leads More Men To Botox

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 30, 2017 | Category: | Tags: ,

Women aren’t the only ones trying to minimize the wrinkles and frown lines. Men are also fighting ageism, competing to stay relevant especially in the workplace. Determined to do something about the signs of aging on his face, David, […]

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How Plastic Surgery Can Relieve Pain

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 22, 2017 | Category: | Tags:

In this video, plastic surgeon Dr. Phil Haeck shares that many women receive a breast reduction due to pain in the neck, shoulders and back. These patients have tried everything from chiropractic care to massage therapy, but they ultimately […]

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Know This If You Have Breast Implants

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 18, 2017 | Category: | Tags: ,

Nearly every case of rare cancer being traced back to breast implants, called anaplastic large-cell lymphoma or ALCL, has been linked to textured implants. Symptoms including breast pain, lumps, fluid buildup, and swelling should be […]

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Defy Signs of Aging with Dermal Fillers

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 9, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Did you know that our facial muscles work closer to the skin’s surface as we age, which makes smile lines and crow’s feet more visible? And on top of that, facial skin starts to stretch, adding […]

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FDA Update on Breast Implants Causing Cancer

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 3, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Since 2011, the FDA and a board of experts in plastic surgery, epidemiology, pathology and oncology have worked together to dive deep into the reports of anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) in patients with saline and […]

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Get Your Fill of Fillers This Spring

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 1, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , , , ,

This spring, the team at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery got some exciting news: the US FDA approved the newest member of the Juvédermfamily. Designed to treat deep wrinkles, Vollure can help keep you looking fresh and […]

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What Surgeons & High Performance Athletes Have In Common

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 25, 2017 | Category: | Tags: ,

Athletes and surgeons are not that different. Many characteristics of an athlete can be found in plastic surgeons around the world. Heightened focus and anticipation, as well as quick decision-making and coordination are a few […]

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Fresh Products April 2017

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 21, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , , , ,

We are adding some fantastic new products to our arsenal this month! Read on to learn more about the latest beauty heavyweights to hit Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery!  Meet JUVÉDERM VOLLURE, the newest member of Allergan’s […]

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Fillers and Injections are the Biggest Trends in Plastic Surgery This Year

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 17, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

By no surprise are dermal fillers and facial injections the latest trends in plastic surgery. These simple ‘tweakments’, as some surgeons like to call them, require no downtime and can easily be done over a lunch break or during a […]

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Why Millennials Are Flocking to Botox

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 11, 2017 | Category: |

For many years, Botox has been highly requested by boomers to reverse the signs of aging. However, Millennials are taking the baton on using Botox for wrinkles, but as a preventative measure. Botox improves the appearance […]

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How A Tummy Tuck Can Get You Ready For Summer

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 27, 2017 | Category: | Tags:

Beach season is quickly approaching and more clients are thinking about tummy tuck. Recovery time is an important factor in the decision, as they want to make sure that they are healed and will look great before […]

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Mommy Makeovers Make A Comeback

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 20, 2017 | Category: |

For many new moms, it’s difficult to lose post-pregnancy fat, remove loose skin, and magically make everything appear perky and full once again. Enter: Mommy Makeover. The overall goal of a Mommy Makeover is to restore […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Never Be Ashamed For Undergoing Plastic Surgery

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 13, 2017 | Category: |

According to Elite Daily, there are two types of individuals who undergo plastic surgery. One being the person who tells everyone they know about their transformation and the other being the person who never tells […]

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Let’s Get Cheeky For Spring

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | March 6, 2017 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

Spring is just around the corner, and the warm breezes, blue skies, and flowers that come with it make the whole world seem new. It’s the perfect time to get a little cheeky. After all, […]

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Face Transplants Becoming More Routine

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | February 27, 2017 | Category: | Tags:

Recently, Mayo Clinic has been pressing the question of whether or not insurers should be covering the cost of a face transplant. Face transplants are taking place more regularly in the operating room, so should […]

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Everyone Wins When You Do Your Christmas Shopping at the Allē Mall

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | December 1, 2016 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s time to tackle your Christmas list. If you’re anything like me, you may find the task both invigorating and exhausting. Even when you do it online, shopping […]

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Say Goodbye to Your Turkey Neck This Thanksgiving

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 15, 2016 | Category: | Tags: , ,

Some family traditions are meant to last… a double chin isn’t one of them. Kybella® is the first and only FDA-approved injectable that permanently melts chin fat without surgery or downtime and with minimal side effects, so […]

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Volbella: A Promising New Answer for All of Your Lip Problems

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | November 1, 2016 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

If you’re anything like me, you want your lips to be perfect. After all, your mouth is one of your most expressive features. Smiles, kisses and playful pouts just aren’t the same if you have […]

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Fixing Noses without the Fuss

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | October 1, 2016 | Category: | Tags: , , , ,

In October, a lot of folks are looking for ways to make their noses look misshapen and ugly for Halloween. I’d rather make mine look runway perfect. Getting a nose job is a big deal. […]

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Ace Back to School Shopping with Allē

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | September 1, 2016 | Category: |

Whether you’re back to school or gearing up for the first day of classes, get ready to ace Shopping 101 with Allē! Some of my favorite national retailers and brands – think Target, Gap, Victoria’s […]

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Win Your Own Gold Medal for World-Class Beauty

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | August 1, 2016 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

August is here, and I’m so excited to watch the world’s greatest athletes compete in the beautiful, culturally-rich city of Rio de Janeiro. Some will bring home gold medals and some won’t, but thanks to […]

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Flags, Fireworks, Fun, Faces and Fillers

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | July 1, 2016 | Category: | Tags: , ,
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Father’s Day Tip: If Your Dad Rocks, Get Him Brotox

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | June 1, 2016 | Category: | Tags: , ,

My dad has always been my rock, so I want to make sure that he knows how special he is. After I took my mom to Dr. J. J. Wendel’s clinic for Mother’s Day, I […]

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The Most Beautiful Mother’s Day Ever

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | May 1, 2016 | Category: | Tags: , , ,

My mom has always been there to give me a pep talk whenever my confidence waned, so this year, I decided to return the favor. When I heard her complain about how her facial features […]

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Kiss Your Double Chin Goodbye with Kybella®

By Dr. J.J. Wendel | April 1, 2016 | Category: | Tags:

If you’re like most people, suddenly noticing that you have a double chin is a real downer. The clinical term for that bit of unwanted pudge is a “submental fat pad.” It develops when excess […]

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