Your Facelift Recovery: From Day 1 to Day 30

July 10, Dr. Susan MacLennan

The facelift remains the gold standard in facial rejuvenation and achieving your youngest, most refreshed self. This makes it an excellent option for achieving your cosmetic goals, but it’s common to have questions about your recovery period. If you’re wary about undergoing surgery— especially when it comes to your face— then it can be helpful to know what to expect….

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Everything You Need to Know about Breast Reduction

June 18, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Breast reduction surgery is a relatively common procedure which is popular for both medical and cosmetic reasons. Many patients find that their large breasts cause problems for their comfort and self-confidence. Breast reduction surgery is an effective solution for these patients, helping them to feel empowered and confident. What is Breast Reduction? Breast reduction surgery is exactly as it sounds…

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What You Should Know About Recovering from Breast Augmentation

April 23, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Breast augmentation is one of our most popular procedures; every office day we see women who want to reshape, resize, or recontour their breasts. Our patients report more self-confidence and improved body image postop. It’s important to us that our patients are fully educated about what to expect from their breast surgery and the recovery period. How Long is the…

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Do I Need a Blepharoplasty?

March 9, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Aging eyelid appearance is a common part of the aging process. The eyelids begin to sag, and fat pads behind the eyes can loosen to create bags under the eyes. Vision can be affected if the upper eyelid skin sags over the eye, and puffiness can create a tired appearance. Blepharoplasty can help with these concerns. What is Blepharoplasty? Blepharoplasty,…

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Choosing to Have Breast Implants Removed

February 4, Dr. Susan MacLennan

More and more patients have been coming to me for breast implant removal. Even among those choosing a first-time breast augmentation, the trend is for smaller, subtler breasts that are easier to manage where fitness routines and other activities are concerned. Regardless of the reason, the choice to have breast implants is incredibly personal. Your implant removal options Many patients…

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What You Should Know Before Trying Dermal Fillers

January 13, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Dermal fillers are becoming more and more popular. They are a great, non-surgical way to enhance your appearance by smoothing fine lines and wrinkles or adding volume to the lips, cheeks, or temples. Before you try them for the first time, here are a few things you should know. Dermal Fillers are Made With Naturally Occurring Ingredients Most dermal filler…

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Six Reasons Eyelid Surgery May Be Right for You

January 13, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Sagging, puffy or wrinkled eyelids are a common sign of aging that can make you look tired, sad, or angry. In addition, you may also experience vision troubles as a result. To address these issues, you can consider eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty. If any of the following issues are affecting you, eyelid surgery may be a suitable procedure…

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What is Otoplasty?

January 13, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Large ears that stick out from the head can be a source of insecurity for many people. Prominent ear surgery (“otoplasty”) can be an option to address this concern. Otoplasty is a surgical procedure used to change the shape or position of the ear. This surgery can be performed on children as young as 5 or 6, but we also…

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Can Breast Implants Cause Cancer?

October 14, Dr. Susan MacLennan

You may have heard recent media reports about textured breast implants and an uncommon form of cancer called anaplastic large-cell lymphoma. BIA-ALCL is not a breast cancer, but rather a rare type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma that can develop around breast implants. ALCL is found in scar tissue or fluid around the implant, not in the breast tissue itself. These findings…

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Healing after a Labiaplasty

September 30, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Whatever your reason for considering a labiaplasty, most women have questions about the healing process. Dr. Susan MacLennan can discuss any individual concerns you have during your consultation. The following healing timelines are common for most of our patients. The healing process after labiaplasty includes about one week of rest followed by 2-4 weeks before you return to all activity….

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