Being board certified in any profession sounds great, but does anybody—other than the board-certified individual—know what this means? Naturally, board certification criteria differ with each profession. If you are considering plastic surgery and are not sure if it is all that important to use a board-certified surgeon, consider the following.
Plastic surgery is an investment and, like all investments, you’ll want to maintain its value for as long as possible. The following tips will help (more…)
Does your daily routine might include taking vitamins, multi-vitamins, or herbal supplements? While taking vitamins and other herbal supplements seems like a great step to take for your health, many of these dietary supplements can seriously interfere with the success of your plastic surgery. (more…)
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.