Abdominoplasty, or the tummy tuck, is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures performed today. This procedure is for women who have distention in the abdomen made up of fat and excess skin that may have developed as a result of pregnancy and childbirth. (more…)
Choosing a surgeon to perform your procedure is the most important part of your decision to have plastic surgery. Choosing the right surgeon can be the crucial step that determines whether or not your procedure is successful, (more…)
There are many claims made on commercials, in magazines, and on late-night infomercials that claim their creams and lotions can remove stretch marks.
One of the first questions patients ask when consulting with their cosmetic surgeon is, “How soon can I exercise after plastic surgery?” (more…)
When it comes to any surgical procedure, frequently asked questions usually fall into one of three categories:
- Is it effective?
- Is it safe?
- How long is the recovery time?
Patients often ask, “What should I expect during breast augmentation recovery?” Since each operation is unique to the individual, the recovery process will be different for each patient as well. Recovery times will vary depending on the patient’s age, their health prior to surgery, and the extent to which they follow their surgeon’s post-operative instructions. But the basic surgical recovery process will be fairly similar for any breast augmentation surgery so we will review that process here.
You want to look great for that upcoming special occasion, whether it’s a class reunion, family reunion, or your own wedding. If you plan on having plastic surgery, it’s best to prepare well in advance—often several months ahead.
The desire for an improved appearance motivates many to seek the services of a plastic surgeon, yet the concern over the location and severity of scarring can be a serious hurdle that many simply cannot overcome. (more…)
Most people think that plastic surgery is for women, but that is not the case. An increasing number of American men are having the procedures done, and they are not shy to admit it. (more…)
Plastic surgeon vs. cosmetic surgeon. What’s the difference? Many people are under the impression that plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery are one and the same. However, there are significant differences between the two that are important to note. If you or someone you know is considering a procedure, consider these important factors.