Financing Options for Your Plastic Surgery Procedure

May 10, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Many people believe that plastic surgery is unaffordable for them because they are unaware of the many options that are available to help finance a procedure. We believe that cost should not be a barrier to achieving your cosmetic goals, reducing uncomfortable symptoms, or boosting your self-confidence. This is why Mountain Lake Plastic Surgery accepts various payment options including medical…

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What Does a Mommy Makeover Consist Of?

January 24, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Pregnancy and breastfeeding take a toll on the body and can result in unwanted changes in your appearance. However, these changes can vary from patient to patient, which is why a mommy makeover is not one-size-fits-all. At Mountain Lake Plastic Surgery, we offer customizable mommy makeover procedures to meet each patient’s unique needs. Continue reading to learn more about this…

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What is the Difference Between a “Cosmetic surgeon” and a “Plastic Surgeon”?

October 29, Dr. Susan MacLennan

If you’re new to plastic surgery, understanding different terms can be confusing. Many people mistakenly believe that a “cosmetic surgeon” and a “plastic surgeon” are the same, for example. While they are somewhat similar, there are some differences in training and the procedures performed for cosmetic surgeons vs. plastic surgeons. Cosmetic Surgery vs. Plastic Surgery Plastic surgery is a general…

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The Ultimate Guide to Compression Garments

August 10, Dr. Susan MacLennan

If you’re considering having cosmetic surgery, you have likely done your research about the procedure itself, seen before-and-after photos, and read about what to expect during recovery. During that time, you’ve likely stumbled across instructions for wearing compression garments, which is often a point of confusion among plastic surgery patients. In this post, I’ll walk through why we use compression…

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Why is it called “Plastic Surgery”? I don’t want to look plastic!

July 6, Dr. Susan MacLennan

Many people have misconceptions about the term “plastic surgery”, associating it with the plastic material we know in everyday life. Learn more about the history of plastic surgery, how we are trained, and more.   The History of Plastic Surgery The English word “plastic” comes from the Greek word “plastikos” which refers to modeling or sculpting like an artist. Plastic…

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Your Guide to General Anesthesia

May 24, Dr. Susan MacLennan

If you’re looking into cosmetic surgery options to help you feel more like the person you are on the inside, you’re probably feeling a wide range of emotions. Hope and apprehension are usually intertwined when thinking about plastic surgery procedures, especially when it comes to the surgery itself. If you are anxious about the idea of going under anesthesia for…

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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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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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