July 7, 2017

Five Questions to Ask Your Surgeon About DIEP Breast Reconstruction

The possibility of total breast reconstruction following a mastectomy has increased exponentially within the past few decades. The trend for immediate breast reconstruction, performed at the very same time, is now more likely than ever before. In fact, the trend has grown from 10% in the 1980s to 90% today. More women are opting for reconstruction surgery than ever before. However, many have questions beforehand.......

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March 30, 2017

Bilateral Brachioplasty Skin Tightening Procedures After Weight Loss

If you’ve recently lost a substantial amount of weight and you’re concerned that your arms are sagging, you might want to consider having a bilateral brachioplasty performed. This is, in a nutshell, an “arm lift” that tightens the upper portion of both arms. A brachioplasty is a procedure performed on one arm. Why You Might Want a Bilateral Brachioplasty There are a lot of reasons why......

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Female torso Showing White Cut Lines Along Breast Crease and Abdomen

March 8, 2017

Extreme Plastic Surgery – Taking Things Too Far

When patients seek plastic surgery, they’re usually looking for a solution to an understandable problem area. A tummy tuck for a new mom, liposuction for a mid-40s account executive, or breast augmentation for college graduate — these are all related to common modern concerns. Sometimes however, a patient wants their doctor to take one more look at an area that already has benefited from a...

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March 7, 2017

Tummy Tuck – Exercise to Get the Most Out of Your Abdominoplasty

Following your tummy tuck, it’s important to stay in good physical shape to get the most benefits from your surgical procedure.  Your goal was to achieve a slimmer, fitter waistline, and you want to keep it. Thankfully, you can safely exercise after your abdominoplasty, and stay in the best possible shape. First, you have to remember that a tummy tuck is an invasive surgical procedure. Your......

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February 25, 2017

Breast Lift Surgery Procedure and Recovery

Women across the country are considering a breast lift for a more youthful appearance. This incredibly popular procedure is quite simple with a relatively short recovery period. Your plastic surgeon can provide you a detailed consultation to evaluate whether you are a good candidate for a breast lift, or mastopexy. There are a few things you should know about breast lifts before making your decision.......

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January 30, 2017

Strategies for Concealing Tummy Tuck Scars

Abdominoplasty surgery, otherwise known as ‘tummy tuck’ surgery is one of the most common procedures that happen in plastic surgery. Despite being one of the more popular surgeries tummy tucks typically leave behind visible, and hard to cover scars. Luckily, there are a few ways to minimize the scars so that they’re less visible. Minimize Scars Right After Surgery Compression Garments One of the easiest ways......

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January 24, 2017

How Does an Upper Body Lift Differ From a Lower Body Lift?

If you’re in the market to contour your body via plastic surgery, you may be wondering what the difference between and upper body lift and lower body lift. Knowing the differences between the two will help you indicate which procedure works best for you. Upper Body Lift An upper body lift is exactly what it sounds like. It involves removing excess skin, fat, and tissue from:......

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December 30, 2016

A Comparison Between the Laser Eyelid Surgery and Traditional Eyelid Surgery

Blepharoplasty otherwise known as eyelid surgery has come a long way. In fact, many patient’s are opting for laser eyelid surgery as opposed to traditional scalpel eyelid surgery. However, there are a lot of pros and cons related to each surgical procedure that should be taken into account before going under the knife. Traditional Eyelid Surgery Vs. Laser Eyelid Surgery Traditional eyelid surgery is typically......

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