Category Archives Cosmetic Surgery

Nose plastic surgery

A nose job is a procedure carried out on the nose to change its shape, size, improve its function, or enhance the nose's appearance. The results are permanent. The procedure can be performed for medical reasons, such as to correct breathing problems, disfigurement resulting from trauma, or congenital abnormalities. It also can be done for cosmetic reasons, which will modify…

Hooded eyelid

Hooded eyelid is a facial feature in which there appears excess skin and fat muscles under the eyebrow. They are also referred to as droopy eyelids. Hooded eyelids surgeries remove the excess skin and fat tissue from the levator muscles on the eyelids.  Eyelid surgeries include both invasive and non-invasive procedures. A hooded eyelid surgery gives you a welcoming aesthetic…

Nasal cartilage

A lot of things occur under the surface of the nose. The bone and cartilage give the nose most of its size and shape. Various other structures inside and behind the nose help you breathe. To be precise, the bone supports the nose bridge, the upper cartilage supports the side of the nose, and the lower cartilage adds support, width,…

Considering cosmetic procedures to enhance existing physical appearance may be overwhelming, but choosing the right plastic surgeon matters. Generally, many people spend a lot of time discussing and researching the procedure and the potential results, but seldom about the plastic surgeon. In plastic surgery, the crucial factor is selecting the right plastic surgeon. Not only does this choice determine your…

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…

Gummy Smile

If you’re self-conscious about your gummy smile, you’ll be grinning from ear-to-ear when you discover that there are several cosmetic treatments available to address the issue. Most people incorrectly assume that the only options to correct excess gum tissue are surgical procedures performed either by a periodontist, a cosmetic dentist or an oral surgeon. However, there are less invasive and…

Breast Augmentation Surgery

What is a breast augmentation? A breast augmentation is a surgical procedure performed to increase the size and volume of the breasts, either by inserting implants under the breast tissue, or by grafting fat harvested from other parts of the body into the breast tissue, itself. Breast augmentation with breast implants is by far the most popular method. Is it…

Gummy bear implants promise to give breast augmentation patients a more natural look with fewer complications. Form-stable implants, also known as gummy bear or teardrop-shaped implants, are a compelling option for women seeking a low-risk breast augmentation technique, with a wide range of natural-looking shapes and sizes to choose from. Here are the pros and cons of this increasingly popular approach to…

Saline vs. Silicone Breast Implants

Most surgeons use silicone breast implants, which provide a more natural look and feel than saline implants. Saline implants are sometimes perceived as being safer, although exhaustive studies have validated the safety and reliability of modern silicone implants. On average, silicone implants cost twice as much as saline implants. Saline or silicone? It’s one of the most important choices a woman…

Capsular Contracture

Capsular contracture can happen at any time, even years after surgery. There are many non-surgical methods for treating capsular contracture, but not all of them are effective. Surgery may be necessary to remove scar tissue. What is capsular contracture? Whenever there is a foreign object inside of your body -- a breast implant or pacemaker, for example -- your body…

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