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.
While it is a bit controversial, thousands of teenagers have plastic surgery every year. Here, we’ll discuss the reasons for teenage plastic surgery and how cosmetic surgery can be helpful for teenagers.
Whether it’s to help with physical pain or with self-esteem, many women who undergo breast reduction surgery are highly satisfied with the results. In addition, breast reduction surgery may be covered by insurance if it is deemed necessary to treat physical conditions, some of which are listed below.
Pregnancy can be tough on our bodies. While we wouldn’t trade motherhood for anything, what woman wouldn’t love to recapture the flat tummy and firm bust she had before children? The good news is, there’s no need to trade. We can get back to our pre-baby bodies with the help of the right doctor and procedures. The operations used in this process—which include abdominoplasty and breast surgeries—are collectively called the “mommy makeover.”
People use the term “facelift” when referring to cosmetic procedures designed to surgically correct creasing, bagging and wrinkling of excess skin around the eyes, mouth, and chin. In reality, there is no standard “facelift” procedure but instead a selection of different procedures that can be performed on the face separately or together in order to achieve a more youthful appearance. (more…)
It can be embarrassing, but it’s also surprisingly common. Roughly half of all men have enlarged male breasts, and while this may go away on its own, it sometimes does not. Male breast reduction surgery aims to correct this issue if it doesn’t resolve itself.
In recent years, dermal fillers and injectables have been touted as the solution for those seeking facial rejuvenation without a face-lift. Dermal fillers such as Botox and the like have become popular because the injection procedure is quick, there is little to no recovery, and the cost is much lower than surgery. But how do the results obtained from injectables compare to that of a face-lift? Before you decide, be sure you have realistic expectations.
Breast augmentation surgery generally uses silicone or saline implants to enlarge the breast. Overall, these have been shown to be safe to use. However, some women might not be entirely comfortable with the notion of inserting foreign material into their bodies for this purpose. (more…)