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Dr. Cat Begovic Plastic Surgery Blog

How to Become a Plastic Surgeon

Published on March 8, 2016 by
Plastic Surgeon

I get many DMs and emails asking me how to become a plastic surgeon. Although there are many ways to get there, here are the basic steps. First, you must complete four years of college. You can major in anything, but there are certain Pre-med classes you have to take (Biology, Physics, Organic Chemistry, etc.), and getting a high MCAT

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Get Instagram-Ready Skin with Laser Treatments

Published on February 29, 2016 by
Laser skin resurfacing

Studies show that aesthetic procedures are on the rise for the Instagram generation. More and more people are looking for a way to get that perfect selfie, and beauty treatments are often their best bet. For clearer skin that’s beautiful and youthful, I often recommend laser skin resurfacing. I’m sure you’ve seen your favorite Instacelebrity getting a laser treatment somewhere

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Ariel Winter Thrilled About Her Breast Reduction Results

Published on February 9, 2016 by
Breast Reduction Beverly Hills

“Modern Family” star Ariel Winter is enjoying a much-improved quality of life ever since she got her breast reduction. Ariel had felt self-conscious about her oversized breasts and had been frequently experiencing a great deal of pain because of them. Ariel’s not alone in these type of symptoms. Women with excessively large breasts frequently come into my office complaining of

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Chrissy Teigen Announces Her 40DD Bra Size with Pregnancy!

Published on January 18, 2016 by
Chrissy Teigen

A few days ago, pregnant Chrissy Teigen opened up about all the changes her body has been going through with her pregnancy. She said that her breasts were now a 40DD and her nipples were “all kinds of weird.” As any mom knows, pregnancy does change the breasts (they usually get huge). Then, in the post-pregnancy phase, with or without

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What Creates the Perfect Side Boob?

Published on December 30, 2015 by
Perfect Side Boob

When discussing breast augmentation with my patients, one of the considerations is “side boob.” Side boob isn’t a medical term, but it is referring to the slight extension of the breast past the anterior axillary line – the vertical line drawn down from the armpit crease. It’s the extra show of breast curve you can see in bikinis, tank tops,

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Goodbye Camel Toe, Hello Designer Vagina

Published on December 14, 2015 by
Genital surgery

Fashion trends have gone towards tighter and more revealing clothing. More and more women spend a lot of time in leggings, workout pants, or tight capris as part of their daily wear. Because even the smallest contour fullness can be visible in these clothes, there has been an increase in popularity in procedures to make the groin area flat and

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Liposuction – Not Just for Iggy Azalea

Published on November 13, 2015 by

Hollywood star Iggy Azalea has been recently spotted going in for a cosmetic procedure speculated to be liposuction. Even for stars like her, cosmetic procedures like liposuction can be a big help in taking away and shaping pockets of fat. Even if you aren’t a pop star, you may be struggling with your shape or pockets of fat that just

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The Plastic Surgery Consultation – why it’s important and why it’s not free

Published on November 5, 2015 by
The Plastic Surgery Consultation

The first step when you are thinking of having plastic surgery is the consultation. The consultation is when you first meet with your surgeon, discuss the the things you want to fix or the surgeries you are considering. When people call into the office, some of them wonder why the consultation isn’t free, why it takes almost an hour, and

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Breast Augmentation – One size doesn’t fit all!

Published on October 29, 2015 by
Breast Augmentation

Every year, hundreds of thousands of patients choose to undergo breast augmentation. As one of the most popular procedures performed, breast augmentation offers patients an opportunity to achieve the body of their dreams. I personally had breast augmentation about 15 years ago and remember wishing I had done it sooner. I remember before my surgery, always having to wear padded

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Plastic Surgery – Do it for yourself!

Published on October 23, 2015 by
Plastic Surgery

A recently published study has revealed that nearly a quarter of Americans are interested in undergoing cosmetic surgery. Therefore, if you are considering getting “work” done – there is no need to feel embarrassed or ashamed. Let’s face it! We live in a world where we are often judged by our appearance, so it can be a major boost to

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Cosmetic Surgery – Breast Augmentation

Published on September 4, 2015 by
Cosmetic Surgery

The most beautiful people in the world – and even the most beautiful people I know – have to put in quite a bit of work to care for their appearance. I read recently that Tom Brady’s wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, underwent breast augmentation. Even for women as beautiful as she is, cosmetic surgery can help achieve aesthetic goals. Breast

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Facebook Facelift – Cosmetic Rejuvenation

Published on September 2, 2015 by
Facebook Facelift

  I’ve seen some articles going around about a so-called “Facebook facelift.” In our social-media-driven world, it’s easy to see the appeal of a cosmetic procedure like a facelift. Today, there is more pressure than ever to make sure you look your best. With a procedure like a facelift, there are a lot of things you can do to reduce

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Butt Lift – Buttock Augmentation

Published on August 21, 2015 by
Butt Lift

Reality TV shows like the Lifetime series Atlanta Plastic have touched on the growing popularity of procedures like the Brazilian butt lift. There have also been recent articles about horror stories where patients try to cut corners and get this procedure done on the cheap. Like any cosmetic procedure, it is absolutely vital to go to the right place and

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Khloe Kardashian – Cosmetic Surgery – Rhinoplasty

Published on August 14, 2015 by
Khloe Kardashian

As always, the Kardashians have a knack for making the news. This time, it’s Khloe, and it seems like she’s gotten herself a new look with a rhinoplasty and other cosmetic procedures. For Khloe and many others, a procedure like rhinoplasty can really make a difference in restoring balance to your facial harmony. A rhinoplasty is consistently one of the

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Liposuction – Body Sculpting Summer Time

Published on June 26, 2015 by

Summer is rolling around, and with temperatures rising, it’s time to show off your bikini body. Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kim Zolciak recently tweeted a picture of her bikini body and she looked fantastic! She’s also upfront about the fact that’s she had work done. One of the most popular cosmetic procedures that has helped many of my patients

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Breast Lift – Dieting, Weight Loss, Plastic Surgery

Published on June 18, 2015 by
Breast Lift

Many of my patients have expressed how frustrating it can be to still be unsatisfied with your body after losing weight. If this sounds familiar, I assure you that you aren’t alone. A recent study has shown that more and more patients are turning to some form of cosmetic surgery after weight loss. For women, a breast lift can help

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Butt Lift – Body-Contouring Cosmetic Procedures

Published on June 10, 2015 by
Butt Lift

There have been rumors flying around about Iggy Azalea’s bottom. Some people think she’s received butt implants. So far, Iggy’s only confirmed that she’s happy with her new looks. As a woman, I can understand how much of a boost it can be to have confidence in your butt. A shapely butt can have a real impact on your figure.

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Arm Lift – Cosmetic Surgery After Weight Loss

Published on June 5, 2015 by
Arm Lift

  I work hard to take of my body and look my best. From the gym to eating right, I know how much work it can take to achieve your aesthetic goals. It’s always great news when I hear about a patient who has been able to achieve their goals of losing weight and living healthy. However, many people who

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Botox – Facial Wrinkles – Anti-Aging Treatment

Published on May 29, 2015 by

If you’re like me and work hard in everything you do, then Botox could be right for you. Stress, whether it’s mental or physical (like when you’re pushing yourself at the gym!), is often expressed on your face as you grimace, smirk and strain. Unfortunately, the repetitive motions that crease our faces can also permanently cause wrinkles. Botox is a

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Labiaplasty – Summertime Perfect Bikini Body

Published on May 22, 2015 by

Summertime goes hand-in-hand with sunshine, the beach and bathing suits. As a woman, I understand how wearing revealing swimsuits and other clothing can be an uncomfortable and sensitive issue. For many women, labial asymmetry, protuberance and excessive labial show can make the idea of wearing form-fitting clothing unpleasant. The labiaplasty is a resculpting procedure that has grown in popularity. The

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Abdominoplasty – Tummy Tuck Cosmetic Procedure

Published on May 15, 2015 by

As a mother, I know how pregnancy can cause a lot of physical changes. In fact, one of the most common causes for sagging skin and excess flab around the abdomen is pregnancy. There are many mothers who are looking to regain a flatter, tighter stomach. With an abdominoplasty, you can make that goal come true.   Most people will

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Brazilian Butt Lift – Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery

Published on May 1, 2015 by
Brazilian Butt Lift

I, like many women, work very hard to look my best. Healthy living and a dedication to an active lifestyle are all part of what it takes to look good. Even after hours in surgery, I strive to get to the gym whenever I can, because there really is no substitute for healthy dieting and exercise. However, for some of

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Is Jen Selter’s butt real?

Published on April 27, 2015 by

After posting some pictures of Brazilian Butt Lift on Facebook and Instagram, I got a bunch of questions online about popular celebrities who have very full butts and skinny legs, especially Jen Selter.  They wanted to know whether or not her butt was real! 

I have never met or examined Jen myself, and she is not a patient of mine

Botox for Men – Anti-Aging – Anti-Wrinkle Injections

Published on April 24, 2015 by
Botox for Men

I’m hearing from more and more of my male friends and patients that in this day and age, it’s become increasingly important for men to take care of their appearance. I’ve heard stories about friends getting passed over for the job for a younger, more “energetic”-looking applicant. Botox for men has grown in popularity because it is a great tool

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Kylie Jenner Challenge

Published on April 22, 2015 by

Many young people have started to follow a new Instagram trend #kyliejennerchallenge. By creating extreme suction with a shot glass or similar device to plump their lips. This can cause pain, bruising, and scarring around the mouth. If you are looking for fuller and poutier lips, there are many FDA approved procedures that are safe and effective.