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New lasers now at Swetnam Cosmetic!

Dr. Swetnam is excited to now offer new treatments at his office in Fayetteville! His team is fully trained and is amazed by results!  Our first new laser is the Quanta Systems EVO Light.  The Evo Light is a state-of-the-art …

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Finding a Surgeon You Can Trust

Have you ever heard the saying “when you only have a hammer, everything looks like a nail”? In Cosmetic surgery, you must look for someone who has had training in many forms of treatment. If your surgeon is Board-Certified in …

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Facial Fillers

Facial fillers, the good, the bad, and the ugly.. Facial fillers are used to rejuvenate the face where facial fat and volume have decreased with the aging process. They can also be used to rejuvenate skin and correct facial defects …

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Will My Breast Augmentation Last Forever?

One of the most common questions I get regarding breast implants is “How long will they last?” The answer depends on a variety of factors, such as age, skin laxity, size of implant, etc. Removal or revision of breast implants …

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3 Things To Know About Xeomin

Xeomin is quickly becoming a favorite treatment for wrinkle and fine line reduction by both Dr. Swetnam and our patients. Since it is newer to the market than Botox, many patients wonder whether it is as safe and effective. We …

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Male Breast Reduction.. Who Is A Candidate?

Gynecomastia is a condition where the breast tissue in a male becomes enlarged and sometimes tender.  It can be confused or combined with lipomastia, which is excess fatty tissue on the chest.  Both of these conditions can cause cosmetic and …

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Five Questions You Must Ask Your Cosmetic Surgeon

With so many different certifications and levels of experience for doctors, I know patients can get confused about how to choose the right doctor. Here I’ve laid out five questions you need to ask your cosmetic surgeon 1 Are you …

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Update on Breast Implant associated Lymphoma

If you are a bottom-line kind of person, skip to the end.  If you like details, start here.  A few months ago, I wrote a blog about a malignancy associated with breast implants.  Over the past several months, there has …

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Aesthetic Surgery?

Aesthetic Surgery? Is there such a thing?  If you use Google and search the term you will find there is Aesthetic surgery, there are Aesthetic Procedures, there is an AMA definition addressing Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeons doing Aesthetic surgery, but …

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The Relationship Between Breast Implants & Breast Cancer

There has been a rumbling over a new cancer associated with breast implants.  If you have not yet heard of implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, you probably will.  It is actually a cancer associated with immune cells and not …

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What Treatment Is Right For You?

As a board-certified Cosmetic surgeon, I have a ton of experience with multiple facial and body procedures and have used all of the technology out there.  My job is to know what works and what won’t work for every patient …

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Vaginal Rejuvenation

Vaginal Rejuvenation — This is a wastebasket term for correction of a number of problems or changes occurring to the female genitalia.  It can be uncomfortable to talk about at times but the problems, and the discussion of them, are …

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Why Choose A Cosmetic Surgeon?

Choosing the right surgeon for you should be an important decision. Your surgeon should be experienced, knowledgeable, discerning, someone you are both comfortable with and trust. Here in Northwest Arkansas, you have options, but not all who do the same …

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Uses for InMode BodyTite Part 3 // Breasts

Breast Tite: Have you ever thought, “I wonder if I need a breast lift?”  If you are a woman who would like to have some nipple elevation without a lot of scarring on the breast, then the BreastTite may be …

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Uses for InMode BodyTite Part 2 // Arms

This is a second installment for the In-Mode BodyTite/FaceTite series. Remember from the last blog we discussed the technology and how the technology can now be used in a much safer fashion for much better results. Today we want to …

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Uses for InMode BodyTite Part 1 // FaceTite

There is a time in most of our lives, if cosmetic appearance is important to us, where Botox and fillers just don’t cut it anymore. Usually between the ages of 50 to 60, where a face lift is too much, …

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Body Tite and Face Tite.. What Is It, Does It Work?

We have added a new technology at Swetnam Cosmetic Surgery!  It is the Body Tite and Face Tite, manufactured by InMode!  This technology is a new spin on the older radio frequency technology.  InMode has developed a way to heat …

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What is the difference between a Cosmetic Surgery board certification and a Plastic Surgery board certification?

There is considerable confusion about board certification when it comes to Cosmetic Surgery.  Recently there has been a great deal of disinformation about “Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery” and I would like to shed some light on where the differences …

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How Limited Will I Be After A Breast Augmentation and For How Long?

This is a question that is asked quite a bit and if not asked, it is always being thought about by those wanting a breast augmentation.  It goes without saying that with any surgery, there is a convalescent period where …

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Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction vs. CoolSculpting – How Do I Decide?!

Hi all and Happy 2018!!  Let us help you become the best you ever THIS year. If you are looking at fat reduction options, the time to start is now.  You don’t want to get that great summer body during …

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What can I do for my face??

That’s a great question! I hear it all the time and my answer is always, “it depends”. On what, you might ask. Other than your general medical health, here is a list: 1. How old are you? The answer to …

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What is a PRP facial?

As a matter of fact, it is. Popularized in the past few years by the Kardashian’s and then patented this treatment has become very popular. So….what is it?? The PRP stands for Platelet Rich Plasma. Plasma, as you know, is …

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Hydrafacial now available at Swetnam Cosmetic!

Why Hydrafacial??? If you are into a relaxing and lengthy facial with soft music and the zen atmosphere, you’ll need to go a local salon. And men, are you more afraid of a salon than going into a cage with …

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Open House | Special One-Day Pricing | Sept. 21, 2017

Attend our Open House and pre-pay for a year’s worth of products and services at a fraction of the cost. These are big discounts you won’t want to miss! Book & keep a cosmetic surgery consultation to receive $50 toward …

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Why would you want to use Platelet Rich Plasma for facial rejuvenation?

Many patients want to know about the newer things that are being done in Cosmetic Surgery. It used to be a slow trickle of information to patients Doctors about anything new. Today, with the abundance of social media, patients often …

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What is a “body lift” and when is it appropriate?

Whether you have lost weight with diet and exercise, or with a weight loss procedure, what eventually happens to the skin is dependent on a number of factors.  First, how much weight was gained and lost.  Obviously, the more weight …

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Is CoolSculpting right for Me???

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Jeff Swetnam, MD So…first of all what is CoolSculpting? CoolSculpting is a way to eliminate fat in a non-invasive way using cold, AKA, cryo (cold) lipolysis (rupture of fat cells). The idea came about as a lot of good ideas …

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Save-the-date: Swetnam Cosmetic to host open house Oct. 18, 2016

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Special pricing available one day only! Dr. Jeffrey Swetnam and his staff will host their official open house event Thursday, Oct. 18, 2016 from 4 – 7 p.m. to celebrate the opening of Swetnam Cosmetic in Fayetteville, Arkansas. This event …

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Abdominoplasty

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A tummy tuck, otherwise known as an abdominoplasty, is when excess skin and stretch marks are removed from the lower abdomen and the muscles are tightened. The procedure makes the abdomen flatter and removes skin that has been stretched by …

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Body contouring after dramatic weight loss at Swetnam Cosmetic

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Many patients struggle with confidence after losing a significant amount of weight. Even though it is a major feat to overcome obesity, some become frustrated or discouraged with the aftermath: excess skin, stretch marks, and stubborn fat in unwanted areas. …

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Full service body contouring at Swetnam Cosmetic

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Whether you are looking for minimal body contouring or a complete overhaul, Swetnam Cosmetic in Fayetteville, Arkansas specializes in full-service body contouring. Body contouring encompasses much less invasive options for those who only need a little extra help with stubborn …

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Swetnam Cosmetic celebrates stunning, new office

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Dr. Jeffrey Swetnam and his employees, along with close friends and family, celebrated their open house Thursday evening and officially showcased the stunning, new office. It served as a come-and-go event with a champagne toast and a ceremonial ribbon cutting. …

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Swetnam Cosmetic will feature sleek, new look

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Dr. Jeffrey Swetnam will soon boast a state-of-the-art office with a sleek, new look. The facility will feature modern furniture and light fixtures, beautifully stained concrete floors and cutting-edge technology for clientele. The office will also house special waiting areas for …

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Swetnam Cosmetic to host open house June 9, 2016

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Dr. Jeffrey Swetnam and his staff will host an open house Thursday, June 9, 2016 from 4 – 6 p.m. to celebrate the opening of Swetnam Cosmetic in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The facility was recently under construction and the new digs …

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Considering laser hair removal?

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Laser hair removal is a service offered as a way to reduce unwanted body hair. Most common areas for treatment include: underarm hair, bikini and buttock area, arms, legs, abdomen and facial hair. At Swetnam Cosmetic, our goal is to …

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Meet the surgeon

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Dr. Jeffrey Swetnam graduated from Richmond High School in Missouri with aspirations for medical school. He attended the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine where he received his Bachelor of Arts and medical degrees. He then completed …

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Mark your calendars: Swetnam Cosmetic will host an open house June 2, 2016

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Dr. Jeffrey Swetnam and his staff will host an event the evening of Thursday, June 2, 2016 to celebrate the opening of Swetnam Cosmetic in Fayetteville. The facility’s expected completion date is set for late May. Swetnam Cosmetic has offices …

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Dermapen

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The Dermapen micro needling therapy system naturally stimulates the skin to produce collagen and elastin. How does the Dermapen work? During the procedure, Dermapen stamps over the skin creating micro-point punctures in the skin. This process simply opens your pores …

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What is CoolSculpting?

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If you desire a leaner figure and are within 20 pounds of your ideal weight, CoolSculpting might be the answer. CoolSculpting is a procedure that freezes away fat, and it is available at Swetnam Cosmetic in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The CoolSculpting …

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Modern Vein Therapy

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Chronic vein problems affect approximately 50 percent of the adult population, so if you are suffering from restless leg syndrome, spider or varicose veins or leg swelling, you may be a candidate for vein therapy. At Swetnam Cosmetic, Dr. Jeffrey …

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Thinking about Botox?

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Thinking about BOTOX? Millions of Americans have enjoyed the benefits of Botox Cosmetic, an injectable that helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Botox is utilized to treat a number of medical and cosmetic issues and has been …

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What is a tummy tuck?

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At Swetnam Cosmetic, we understand that as we age, our bodies often times have a hard time keeping up. We offer many procedures and treatment options to help you regain your confidence and the youthful appearance you desire. As a …

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When to Re-Do…Swetnam Cosmetic Surgery

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Re-do what?  I have lots of patients that ask about how long a cosmetic procedure will hold up or “last”.  I think that is a fair question in most instances. First, the face.  When people ask me the question before …

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Breast augmentation Without implants? Swetnam Cosmetic Surgery

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  We talk about placing breast implants all the time.  Saline, silicone, what approach to placement, sizing, and everything that goes along with it.  Are there any other options, and are they good ones??  Many women don’t want to have …

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Skin Cancer and you…Swetnam Cosmetic

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What does skin cancer have to do with you?  Quite a bit actually.  Skin cancers are the most common cancers and that is when compared to ALL other cancers.  There are 3.5 million skin cancers diagnosed each year and another …

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Veins…Start thinking about it! Swetnam Cosmetic

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Why is winter time the time to worry about those pesky leg veins??  Well, it’s because you are already wearing pants.  In spring and summer we want to wear shorts, or other more revealing clothing, it is then too late …

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Have Fun With This! Swetnam Cosmetic

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Let’s have some fun today.  It’s been a little while since we had a little audience participation and I think it is time to change that.  Sooo, it’s test time again!! Here are the rules: 1.  Look at the picture …

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From Weight Loss to Skin Excision: The Entire Journey

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As a surgeon that wears many different hats during the week (Cosmetic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, and General Surgery), I am faced with constant challenges; and it is a significant challenge to keep everyone satisfied.  As one of my favorite …

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Lip Lines and what to do about them, Swetnam Cosmetic

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Do your lips look like you’ve been sucking on a sour pickle, even when you haven’t??  Did you used to smoke (back when it was cool) and have the lips to prove it now?? This is a common problem that …

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Welcome to Swetnam Cosmetic Blog!

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At Swetnam Cosmetic we strive to provide the BEST experience possible, including sharing helpful articles and information with our customers through our blog. We hope you find this resource to be a valuable tool and come back regularly to see …

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