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Dr. Katherine Ahn Featured in Laguna Beach Independent

dr ahnDid you know that approximately 35% of Orange County kindergartners have untreated tooth decay? For many parents, there is a natural tendency to focus on the necessity of immunization and preventive health measures for their children. These are all extremely important, of course. But often overlooked in their children’s formative years is how critically essential early and regular dental care is to long-term dental health, childhood development, and overall health.Hold on a minute, you may be thinking: Continue reading

LoveYourLook.com Gives Great Insight on the Decision to Go Bigger

Nicole (98)Breast enhancement surgery offers remarkable benefits for women, yet those who are dissatisfied with the shape and size of their breasts may not immediately recognize the advantages that implants provide.

Instead, they may believe that padded bras – which are worn underneath clothes for support – are a better choice because they can give the illusion of a fuller, more balanced chest without surgery. Continue reading

Dare to be Bare | Hair Removal

The natural look is very subjective. It has long been said that men prefer the natural look when it comes to women. But when you consider coloring, waxing, plucking, buffing, most men have no idea the hard work and effort necessary to look “natural.” According to a recent online article a new survey reported that 90% of men believe that their partners are natural beauties with less than a third believing that to be the case with their counterparts. One quarter of the women surveyed Continue reading

Breast Health and Beauty | Image Plastic Surgery

Breast health and beauty is part of the overall  health of every women. Although October was designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, breast health and the prevention of breast cancer is a concern that all woman carry with them throughout the year. A recent industry article reported on a study that was published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal. The main point of the article was that the study highlighted changes in the breast as women age. The study was based on twins and assumed environmental factors Continue reading

The Image Center Supports Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

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The Image Center staff joined thousands of people to participate in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k Walk held annually in Costa Mesa, California. Every Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is a powerful and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about steps we can take to reduce the risk of getting breast cancer, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society lead the fight against this disease with groundbreaking breast Continue reading

Brides and Cosmetic Surgery | An International Trend

The growing popularity of cosmetic surgery before the big wedding day is undeniable. This comes with the not only the advancing of procedures but also with the beautiful results to last a lifetime. Brides choosing plastic surgery have become a phenomenon that has international appeal. According to recent online international article cosmetic surgery for brides– to- be has become extremely popular and for many, an automatic part of their wedding plans.Having a perfect appearance is at the top of the list for Continue reading

Should You Ask or Tell About Cosmetic Surgery?

Have you ever ran into a friend or family member that you have not seen for a long time and they look so much younger or their figures are so much more amazing than you last remembered? You are curious to know if they have had cosmetic surgery done, but don’t know how to ask them without being offensive.  According to a recent article, Mary Mitchell, the Seattle-based author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Etiquette,” — and recent face-lift patient — recently wrote about today’s new cosmetic Continue reading

Impression Dental Care Supports Mrs. Globe Pageant

mrsglobeThe Image Center’s own Impression Dental Care was happy to Sponsor two delegates for the 2012 Mrs. Globe Pageant. Impression Dental Care’s Dr. Katherine Ahn has been a passionate supporter for the W.I.N. Foundation and welcomed the invitation to also be a judge for the event which is held annually. Mrs. Globe is the largest international pageant for Misses in the world. Mrs. Globe is both a celebration of beauty and culture, as well as the largest charitable event for the WIN Foundation, a non-profit outreach that specializes Continue reading

Allergan Wins Ruling; Blocking Sales of Botox Alternatives

Botox has remained one of the most popular cosmetic injectable products over the past 10 years. Most of those years have been unchallenged by any competitors. According to recent online industry article a new competitor made a strong effort to enter the competitive Botox marketplace. According to the article the manufacture of Botox, Allergan, has won a court case that was filed against the company thatmakes a Botox alternative geared toward the treatment of fine lines and wrinkles on the face. Continue reading

Plastic Surgery | Retouching in Magazines.. How Much is To Much?

Plastic surgery and celebrities seem to go together especially in Southern California. Photoshop and other retouching software packages have come under heavy scrutiny in recent years specifically when they’re used to promote models in advertising.  According to recent Glamour.com article, the heavy criticism against advertisers who frequently Photoshop their models is becoming an increasing trend.According to the article important health organizations, like the American Medical Continue reading

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