Category Archives Cosmetic Surgery

breast lift scars - removing bra

With age, breasts once perky and full begin to deflate and droop. Creams do very little to help, and exercise can make the problem even worse. Breast lift surgery is the only truly effective solution -- if you can deal with the scars. Mastopexy, also known as breast lift surgery, is a surgical procedure that gives breasts a more youthful appearance by…

Tummy Tuck

Considering a tummy tuck procedure but you're concerned about the recovery time and potential complications? Your fears may be based more in fiction than fact. Tummy tucks, also known as abdominoplasty, are one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the United States, with some 130,000 procedures performed each year. Compared to other procedures, it does have a slightly higher risk of…

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…

Cellfina

As many as 98% of American women will develop cellulite over the course of their lives. Cellfina is a minimally-invasive treatment that attacks the root causes of cellulite. Cellfina has a high level of patient satisfaction in treating cellulite with results lasting 2-4 years. Cellulite is a skin condition characterized by dimpling of the skin, most notably on the thighs…

ThermiTight

ThermiTight is a minimally invasive, skin-tightening treatment with little downtime. It uses heat to melt fat and tighten saggy skin anywhere on the body. This fairly new device is shaping up to be an effective non-surgical rejuvenation treatment. ThermiTight uses a device called ThermiRF to generate heat under the skin using a small, needle-like probe. According to the makers of…

Chin Augmentation

Chin implants can provide a balanced lower face, a square jawline or cleft chin. The procedure is usually performed under local anesthetic with IV sedation. While some patients have a numb sensation in their chin for up to three months, recovery typically only requires one week. What is a chin implant? Chin implants are synthetic materials that are surgically placed…

Panniculectomy

A panniculectomy is a common surgical procedure performed to remove significant excess hanging abdominal skin after major weight loss. It is a safe and effective procedure when performed by a skilled plastic surgeon, but is not without risks and complications It is important to follow the surgeon’s postoperative regimen and instructions to maximize the chances of optimal outcome What is…

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…

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…

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