Look for These Things in Before and After Breast Augmentation Pictures

July 15, Dr. Susan MacLennan

If you are considering breast augmentation surgery, then you are probably wondering about the process. You’ll want to make sure that the surgeon has undergone the proper training and has excellent credentials before you trust them with your body. In order to do so, it’s important to look at their past work to get a feel for what they offer….

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The Difference Between a Breast Reduction and a Breast Lift

February 2, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Breast procedures are great options for women who would like to change the size, shape, or position of their breasts. Breast reduction and breast lift are both very popular, and can alter your breasts to your desired shape. How do you know which one is right for you? Read on to learn more about these breast surgery options and how…

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Gynecomastia: What to Expect

January 18, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Gynecomastia is a common condition that causes an enlargement of glandular breast tissue in boys and men. No matter your age, gynecomastia can take a negative toll on your self-confidence. While some patients’ gynecomastia may go away on its own, sometimes it does not. At Mountain Lake Plastic Surgery, we offer Gynecomastia surgery to help treat this condition for a…

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Tips to Prepare for Body Contouring Surgery Post Weight Loss

January 5, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Losing a large amount of weight through weight loss surgery or a healthy lifestyle is a big achievement! However, significant weight loss often results in loose skin in many areas of the body such as the abdomen, thighs, arms, and buttocks. Body contouring procedures can be a great option for eliminating this excess skin for a more proportionate body contour….

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What to Expect at Mountain Lake Plastic Surgery

December 12, Dr. Susan MacLennan

To help you begin your plastic surgery experience with trust and confidence, we’d like to provide an overview of our services, so you know what to expect every step of the way.   The Consultation Initial consultations with Dr. MacLennan take place at our beautiful, comfortable and private office on Watertower Hill in Colchester. You’ll meet our warm and knowledgeable…

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Breast Augmentation 101

November 6, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Breast augmentation is one of the fastest-growing and most popular procedures I do at Mountain Lake Plastic Surgery, so here’s a primer on breast augmentation to get you started. There are 4 primary decisions to make when planning a great breast augmentation: Implant size Implant type Incision location Implant pocket- under vs over the muscle Size This is the big…

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A Simple Procedure Can Correct Your Inverted Nipples

November 6, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Women often ask for our help with treating inverted nipples. Sometimes only one nipple is inverted, and your breasts may look asymmetric. When both sides are inverted, you may be embarrassed about the appearance of your breasts. In many cases, a simple office procedure can help.   What Causes Nipple Inversion? Inverted nipples often develop when the ducts and tissues…

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Breast Implants: Over or Under the Muscle?

November 6, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Now that you’ve decided to have breast augmentation, you may be wondering how to decide about implant placement. Will you implant go over or under the muscle? Here, I’ll talk about the pros and cons of each approach and help you understand the terminology.   Under the Muscle Placement The pectoralis major muscle is the large, triangular muscle in the…

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