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Liposuction, Tummy Tuck, or Both?

Many patients seek to improve the appearance of their abdominal area, whether it’s to remove excess fat, tighten skin and muscles, or achieve a more defined waistline. Due to the number of plastic surgery options available, some may be unsure of which procedure would benefit them most. The two main surgical alternatives include liposuction, which targetsRead More


Considerations in Breast Enhancement: Silicone or Saline Implants and Fat Injections

We’ve come a long way since the initial introduction of breast implants. Today’s new implants include numerous different saline and silicone gel filled options. In addition to implants, autologous fat injections – also known as fat grafting, fat transfer or lipoinjection – offer a complementary procedure or may be used as a natural alternative inRead More


Facial Fixes – Something For Everyone

In years past, facial plastic surgery procedures comprised a menu of lifts – eyelid lift, brow lift, midface lift, facelift, and necklift – as well as rhinoplasty, chin implants and liposuction, which might be coupled with a skin resurfacing treatment. These days, almost each surgical procedure has one or more noninvasive alternatives to address theRead More


Do’s and Don’ts of Breast Beauty

We often think about beauty in terms of certain parts of our bodies, such as our noses, eyes, or faces. As plastic surgeons, we also consider the appearance of a woman’s breasts, and there are various procedures designed to beautify the breasts. You may be surprised to learn which factors contribute to enhancing the beautyRead More


Social Media Influences on Plastic Surgery

Technological advances have paved the way for us to spend more time on our cell phones, surfing the web, and engaging in social media interactions. Increasingly, we are seeing that these trends influence the types of plastic surgery procedures patients are requesting. For instance, recent statistics show that the popularity of chin augmentation procedures hasRead More


Considerations In Breast Augmentation

Many women think their breasts are too small and would like them enhanced; if you’re considering breast augmentation, you have plenty of company. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), Americans spent more than $1 billion on breast augmentation last year. Not only are breast implants extremely popular, we now have aRead More


Fat Grafting to the Breasts

One of the techniques available to plastic surgeons for improving the appearance of the breast in breast reconstruction patients is fat grafting. This modality, which involves removing fat from another area of a patient’s body, such as the abdomen or thighs, and injecting it into the breast, has been used for years to fill inRead More


Feminine Beautification: Labiaplasty

The appearance of a woman’s genital area may cause her significant discomfort, self-consciousness or embarrassment. Addressing women’s concerns about this anatomical area with various types of labiaplasty has become a more common aspect of plastic surgery. There are numerous reasons why women may want to improve the appearance of their labia (vaginal lips) or clitoralRead More


Many Options For Breast Augmentation

If you’re thinking about getting breast implants, there are a number of important questions you must ask. The answers depend on the ultimate appearance you are trying to achieve, the specific characteristics of your breasts, and the likelihood of potential complications associated with each type of implant. With your plastic surgeon, you may now chooseRead More


Silicone Breast Implants – Which Are Best?

Breast augmentation now offers myriad possibilities in terms of shape, size, and final appearance. Numerous options have emerged since the original round soft silicone gel filled implants were initially cleared by the FDA in 2006. We now have 3 different manufacturers providing multiple options in size, shape, projection, shell surface texture and cross-linking of theRead More


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