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What Happens if You Stop Getting BOTOX®?


Chances are you know what to expect when you come in for a BOTOX® Cosmetic appointment. Frown lines will fade, forehead creases will soften, and lip wrinkles will become less noticeable.

However, there may come a time in your life — like during pregnancy or breastfeeding — when you need to take a break from BOTOX®. You may even decide that you’re done with the treatment for good. What happens then?
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How Painful Is Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal patient
If you’re tired of shaving, waxing, or tweezing, laser hair removal could be the perfect thing to simplify your routine and help you achieve smooth skin. But before you book your first appointment, you should know that not all lasers are created equal.

Older technologies can cause discomfort during treatment. When you choose Pain-Free, Hair-Free™ laser hair removal in Tampa Bay, you’ll enjoy quick and painless results. More »

A Guide To Getting BOTOX® Cosmetic Around Your Eyes

Woman after botox for eyes
Are you paying more attention to your eyes these days? You’re not alone. Between mask-wearing and video calls, many people feel that the wrinkles on their upper face are always on display. That has led to increased interest in BOTOX® Cosmetic for the eye area. Here’s what you need to know.
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What Is the Lollipop Breast Lift?

Lollipop breast lift patient in Tampa Bay
A variety of incision patterns and techniques can be used during breast lift surgery, depending on your breast characteristics and personal goals. These include a vertical or “lollipop” lift, a peri-areolar or “donut” lift, an “anchor” lift, and a crescent lift. Here’s how they compare:
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How Do You Know If You Need a Breast Lift?

Breast lift patient in Tampa Bay
There are several different types of cosmetic breast surgery. If you’d like to change something about your breasts, it can be hard to know which procedure will offer the results you want. Here are a few things to consider when determining if getting a breast lift is the right decision. More »

What Can Injectable Fillers Do for Me?

Injectable dermal fillers are becoming more popular every year. In 2019, a staggering 2.7 million soft tissue filler injections were administered in America.

It’s easy to see why these gel-like formulas are so appealing. By adding volume to the skin, fillers can improve numerous aesthetic issues — without the downtime or commitment of surgery. More »

What to Expect From Mommy Makeover Recovery

Woman after mommy makeover
The process of recovering from a mommy makeover is a little different for every woman. Your experience will depend on factors such as the number and type of procedures included in your surgical plan, your body’s natural rate of healing, and your adherence to pre-operative and post-operative guidelines. Keep reading for a general idea of what to expect.
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Dos and Don’ts After Breast Surgery

Breast surgery patient in Tampa BayBoard-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Stan Castor proudly offers breast augmentation, breast lift, and breast reduction procedures. These procedures help enhance the confidence and self-image of women who are unhappy with certain aspects of their breasts.

As you prepare for your breast surgery, know that you’ll need to take steps to enjoy a smooth recovery and optimal results. Every patient at our Tampa practice receives a detailed list of postoperative instructions. In the meantime, here are the most common dos and don’ts following a breast procedure. More »

Do Breast Implants Look Different at First?

Woman with breast implants
The final outcome of breast augmentation isn’t visible right away. It’s normal for women to experience changes to their breast appearance during the recovery process.

A variety of factors, ranging from muscle tightness to residual swelling, may obscure your results. Keep reading to learn what you can expect. More »

What’s the Ideal Age to Start Using BOTOX® Cosmetic?


Are you too young to enjoy the anti-aging benefits of BOTOX® Cosmetic? Probably not. There’s no perfect age to begin using this injectable and the timing largely depends on your personal preference. That said, here are a few factors to consider when scheduling your first appointment.
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