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Fix diastasis recti and umbilical hernia in one operation please?

Tummy Tuck

I have up to a 4 finger width abdominal separation under my belly button as well as an umbilical hernia, with a bit of skin laxity below and above my belly button, with little/no fat present. Is there a surgeon out there that can tell me if they are able to fix these three things in one operation? If so, will a FAB or extended mini abdominoplasty be possible? Or is a full abdominoplasty needed?

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4 Months Post Lower Bleph - What are These Creases?

Eyelid Surgery

Four months ago I had a transcutaneous blepharoplasty with canthopexy (along with a Facelift/Neck lift and fat grafting). Everything is looking good except I now have these lines/creases/rolls? under both lower eyelids. They improved dramatically between weeks 2 and 6 but really haven't improved at all from week 6 -16 and my Dr. seems perplexed. What are these lines and will they go away?

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Local Anesthesia Breast Implant Removal WITHOUT Capsulectomy/Lift

Breast Implant Removal

I feel that I am a good candidate to have my 300 cc silicone implants removed as an office procedure under local anesthesia. I do NOT want a capsulectomy or a mastopexy (had three in the past). My sternal notch to nipple distance is 20 cm. I have pretty good skin elasticity and subcutaneous tissue (120 lbs, 5’ 1”). I am happy to travel south for this minimally invasive procedure.

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Fix diastasis recti and umbilical hernia in one operation please?

Tummy Tuck

I have up to a 4 finger width abdominal separation under my belly button as well as an umbilical hernia, with a bit of skin laxity below and above my belly button, with little/no fat present. Is there a surgeon out there that can tell me if they are able to fix these three things in one operation? If so, will a FAB or extended mini abdominoplasty be possible? Or is a full abdominoplasty needed?

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4 Months Post Lower Bleph - What are These Creases?

Eyelid Surgery

Four months ago I had a transcutaneous blepharoplasty with canthopexy (along with a Facelift/Neck lift and fat grafting). Everything is looking good except I now have these lines/creases/rolls? under both lower eyelids. They improved dramatically between weeks 2 and 6 but really haven't improved at all from week 6 -16 and my Dr. seems perplexed. What are these lines and will they go away?

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Local Anesthesia Breast Implant Removal WITHOUT Capsulectomy/Lift

Breast Implant Removal

I feel that I am a good candidate to have my 300 cc silicone implants removed as an office procedure under local anesthesia. I do NOT want a capsulectomy or a mastopexy (had three in the past). My sternal notch to nipple distance is 20 cm. I have pretty good skin elasticity and subcutaneous tissue (120 lbs, 5’ 1”). I am happy to travel south for this minimally invasive procedure.

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Hard lump

Cosmetic Surgery

I have a hard solid lump on the left side of my forhead that does not move and it does not hurt it feels like bone under the skin I have had this ever since I was a child when I questioned my parents as to how I got this they was not to sure but said it could be as a result of me falling over when I was a child. I would like to know if this could be removed or shaved down Kind regards

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Chronic Pain

Brow Lift

I had a brow lift almost a year ago. I now have chronic pain all around the incisions on each side. Every day I have headaches and such bad pain that I cannot sleep. The plastic surgeon says he doesn't know why. I went to a neurologist who also said she doesn't know why but nerve pain has been ruled out. Both the original surgeon and the neurologist said that they can't help me. What should I do?

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MTF

Breast Augmentation

Hi my name is Alex and I'm looking to go Male to Female on a breast augmentation surgery and I would like to know the pros and cons and if insurance will pay for that for if I have to pay out of pocket I would also like to know if starting with a breast augmentation is the best roufht for a beginner then over time do another part of my body until I'm fully female what are yalls opinions and answer

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57yrs wants liposuction/ ? Tummy tuck

Liposuction

I’m 57 yrs and woul like to have liposuction on my abdomen. I’ve tried to loose weight in order for the fat to go away but it’s just not moving. I’m concerned because of my age, I’m hypertensive and asthmatic. It’s really knocking my confidence. I’ve worked hard to pay for my daughter’s college tuition out of pocket and feel that it’s time to take care of me. Any advice?

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Chronic Pain

Brow Lift

I had a brow lift almost a year ago. I now have chronic pain all around the incisions on each side. Every day I have headaches and such bad pain that I cannot sleep. The plastic surgeon says he doesn't know why. I went to a neurologist who also said she doesn't know why but nerve pain has been ruled out. Both the original surgeon and the neurologist said that they can't help me. What should I do?

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MTF

Breast Augmentation

Hi my name is Alex and I'm looking to go Male to Female on a breast augmentation surgery and I would like to know the pros and cons and if insurance will pay for that for if I have to pay out of pocket I would also like to know if starting with a breast augmentation is the best roufht for a beginner then over time do another part of my body until I'm fully female what are yalls opinions and answer

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57yrs wants liposuction/ ? Tummy tuck

Liposuction

I’m 57 yrs and woul like to have liposuction on my abdomen. I’ve tried to loose weight in order for the fat to go away but it’s just not moving. I’m concerned because of my age, I’m hypertensive and asthmatic. It’s really knocking my confidence. I’ve worked hard to pay for my daughter’s college tuition out of pocket and feel that it’s time to take care of me. Any advice?

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Patient Testimonials & Vlogs

How Facial Recognition Technology Is Improving Your Plastic Surgery

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Facial recognition technology can quantify how effectively your procedure has refreshed your appearance. It may also help a surgeon assess a patient's pain level during surgery. Ask your plastic surgeon how your procedure may impact life in the digital world.


Why a Breast Reduction Includes a Lift

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

DYK a breast reduction includes a breast lift? It's true. Taking away tissue helps, but the lift aspect can provide tremendous relief to neck, back and should pain. Also, the areola will get smaller. How's that? It's all in the video.


The Miseducation of Plastic Surgery

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Watch Drs. Karen Horton and Jamie Moenster debunk the myths. Plastic surgery isn't always scarless (but we know where to hide and treat them). It isn't vain (taking care of yourself never is). It isn't fake (you'll look like yourself, just refreshed).


Blogs From Our Members

Body positivity and plastic surgery

Ashley Amalfi, MD | Rochester, NY Tuesday, October 19, 2021

When tastefully done, plastic surgery is a way to optimize someone's body to make them as comfortable as possible in their own skin.


How working from home is fueling a desire for facial plastic surgery

Drew J. Davis, MD | Folsom, CA Thursday, October 7, 2021

Since the pandemic began and people started working from home rather than the office, there has been a sharp increase in individuals seeking facial cosmetic procedures. This includes both med spa options and plastic surgery.


Can stress affect our skin?

Sara R. Dickie, MD | Skokie, IL Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Over and over again, medicine and media remind us to protect our skin by applying sunscreen, and, of course, this is vital, but what about protecting our skin from internal stress and illness?


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