Category Archives Cosmetic Surgery

Uneven Breasts

Symmetry is something of a myth when it comes to breast size. All breasts, including those that are symmetrical, fluctuate in size during ovulation, pregnancy, and menstruation. Surgical options for uneven breasts include fat transfer, mastopexy, and breast implant surgery. Maybe one of your breasts appears perkier than the other, or perhaps one sags a bit more or one nipple…

Tummy Tuck Scars

Scars are inevitable following tummy tuck surgery but will often fade over time. Different tummy tuck procedures produce different types of scars. Numerous factors can affect how tummy tuck scars form, heal, and fade. There are steps you and your surgeon can take to speed the healing process. If you underwent tummy tuck surgery, you’re probably thrilled with certain aspects…

liposuction vs. tummy tuck

Quick Facts About Abdominal liposuction is a surgical procedure. It removes localized fatty tissue from the abdomen. A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is a surgical procedure. Tummy tucks remove loose skin and produce a flatter abdominal wall by tightening slack abdominal muscles. Candidates Abdominal liposuction may be appropriate for those wishing to address localized deposits of fat around their abdomen.…

Calf Raises

Solid silicone and silicone gel implants are the most common types of calf implants Almost everyone returns to their full normal activities within four to six weeks of their operation The average cost for calf implant surgery in the United States falls between $4,500 and $6,500 Augmenting one's calves typically calls for implants to be inserted, and while most patients…

laser liposuction

Liposuction is the top cosmetic surgery in the United States, with some 400,000 procedures performed every year on various parts of the body. Laser liposuction is one of several relatively new technologies that are now offered as a way to replace or enhance this classic body contouring procedure. Laser liposuction might seem like a great option on the surface. However, many plastic surgeons warn that…

Seroma Treatment

Seromas are fluid collections that can appear under the skin following a surgical procedure. It is important to recognize the early signs and to alert your doctor to help to prevent more serious issues like a secondary infection. A seroma, which is generally considered benign, is not to be confused with a hematoma which in some cases can be life-threatening.…

Compression Garments

Compression garments are most commonly associated with body contouring procedures, but they are also used after facial plastic surgery. By providing increased comfort and circulation, surgical compression garments help speed up the healing process. Popular brands include Marena, Caromed, and Isavela, but in some cases a simple roll of ACE bandage is all it takes. Most invasive cosmetic procedure, like…

Malar Festoon

Festoons are areas of swollen skin in the cheek region that are typically associated with aging, sun exposure, and genetics. Eyelid bags and festoons are both age-related and often exist together, which can make it difficult to distinguish them. Laser skin resurfacing, radiofrequency, and some creams may improve the appearance of festoons, although surgery has a higher success rate. According to the…

drop and fluff

Since every patient is different, understanding the drop and fluff process is an important part of breast augmentation recovery. "Drop and fluff." It may sound like something out of a pillow care guide, but it refers to a process breast implants go through after breast enhancement. As the breast skin stretches and the muscles relax, the implants slowly shift downward…

Breast Augmentation Recovery Stages

Before undergoing breast augmentation, it's important to know that the procedure itself is only the start. The surgical procedure is relatively straightforward, but full recovery does take several weeks. Breast augmentation surgery can be performed on an outpatient basis by a qualified plastic surgeon, but requires careful attention during recovery to ensure the best possible outcome. Depending on various factors,…

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