“New Year, New You” and Plastic Surgery: Is There Something to This Slogan?

ASPS member Dr. Karen Horton highlights a few plastic surgery procedures available in 2016 that can help your exterior reflect your very best self and reach your New Year's resolutions.  Read more

Breast Reduction Takes a Load Off Your Back

I am often asked, “What operation has the happiest post-op patients?” The answer is easy – Breast Reduction.  Read more

Mommy Makeovers: How Soon Is Too Soon?

Through the lens of paparazzi photos, we may be under the illusion that celebrity moms return to their pre-baby selves instantaneously; however, it is important to understand that all transformations take time. After the birth of a child, it takes several months for your body to return to its pre-pregnancy form.  Read more

Reduction of the Female Breast: Obtaining Insurance Coverage of Reduction Mammaplasty

As I explained in my previous post, large breasts (macromastia) can cause physical problems that interfere with a woman’s daily functioning. If you are considering breast reduction surgery, first read your insurance policy. If your insurer lists reduction mammaplasty as a policy exclusion, you may not even get coverage for a consultation to discuss whether surgery is appropriate for your symptoms.  Read more

Female Breast Reduction: When Less is More

One of the most commonly requested and most predictably successful plastic surgery procedures is female breast reduction. Many women suffer from symptoms caused by the weight of their breasts. Unfortunately, non-surgical treatments often provide little or no relief.  Read more