Breast Augmentation: What do the different profiles of implants mean?
Are you looking to increase your breast size? Breast augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the United States. Breast implants are often used to help enhance women’s breast shape and size so they can have the curves they’re looking for. When looking at implants, what options are available and how do you know which ones…Read more
How Many Procedures Can be Combined in a Mommy Makeover?
If you have multiple cosmetic concerns, you might be wondering how many procedures can be combined in one surgery. A mommy makeover or body contouring after significant weight loss are examples of popular combination procedures where 2-3 areas of the body are addressed safely in one surgery. Is It Safe to Undergo Multiple Plastic Surgeries at Once? It is generally…Read more
Do Silicone Implants or Saline Implants Last Longer?
If you are considering breast surgery with implants, you want to make sure your results last. We will discuss the results you can expect from silicone and saline implants and what to look out for if you are considering breast implant surgery. Different Types of Breast Implants Breast implants come in a variety of shapes, sizes, textures, and materials. Your…Read more
Are My Labia Normal?
Many women nowadays are self-conscious about the appearance of their labia. They are not sure what their labia are “supposed” to look like or wonder if their labia are “normal”. Some women also experience discomfort with certain activities or clothing due to longer length of the labia. Labia come in all shapes and sizes! While most women have completely normal…Read more
How is the Placement of the Nipple Affected by a Breast Lift?
A breast lift is a great procedure for women who are bothered by the appearance of their sagging breasts. Aging, weight fluctuation, childbirth, and breast feeding can all contribute to breast “ptosis” which is sagging of the breast tissue and low nipple position. Many women feel self-conscious about these changes. A breast lift involves removal of excess skin, reshaping of…Read more
Why More Men Are Getting Plastic Surgery
Plastic surgery is most often associated with procedures for women, such as breast augmentation and mommy makeovers. However, plastic surgery has quickly become popular for men who want to enhance their appearance. According to The Aesthetic Society, the number of men receiving plastic surgery has tripled from 1995 to 2015 and it’s expected that numbers will continue to rise based…Read more
Do You Have to Remove Jewelry for Plastic Surgery?
Being asked to remove jewelry for your surgical procedure can be tough – especially if it’s an important wedding ring or favorite body piercing. But it’s also extremely important to ensure your surgical procedure remains safe and low risk. Here’s what to know about removing your jewelry for plastic surgery and what questions you should ask during your private consultation…Read more
How to Prepare for Your Outpatient Surgery
If you are about to undergo your first surgical procedure, you may feel overwhelmed and uncertain about what to expect and how to prepare. These preparation guidelines will help you know what to expect so that you can feel more relaxed and comfortable on your surgery day. What is Outpatient Surgery Outpatient or “same day” surgery is a surgical procedure…Read more
Can You Have Surgery on Your Period?
Many women are concerned about getting their period on the day of their surgery – sometimes it feels like your period starts at the most inconvenient time. However, there is no need to stress since accommodations can be made if you are on your period at the time of surgery. Preparing for Surgery While on Your Period The short answer…Read more
How Did Plastic Surgeons Get Their Name?
If you are new to plastic surgery, you probably have some questions about common terms used in the field. Many patients also have misconceptions about the term “plastic surgery” itself, associating it with the plastic material used in everyday items. Learn more about the history of plastic surgery, how plastic surgeons are trained, and more. The History of Plastic Surgery…Read more