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Which breast surgery is right for you? Explaining augmentations, lifts and reductions

Lawrence Iteld, MD | Chicago, IL Friday, September 13, 2019

Knowing what kind of procedure is needed for a specific situation can be the tricky part, especially for people who are new to the idea of cosmetic plastic surgery.


Are you a good candidate for breast reduction?

Cristiane Ueno, MD | Tacoma, WA Tuesday, September 10, 2019

If you ask a plastic surgeon who are the most satisfied patients, they will almost unanimously say that it's breast reduction patients.


Breast lift with fat grafting can be beneficial for mothers after breastfeeding

Cindy Wu, MD | Cary, NC Tuesday, August 20, 2019

When it comes to breastfeeding, the combination of time, gravity and weight changes can cause the breast tissue to sag, resulting in a shape that is more elliptical than round.


What you need to know about your liposuction recovery

Shahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Friday, August 16, 2019

Did you know that liposuction is the second most popular cosmetic surgery treatment? So if you're considering liposuction, you're in good company.


What to expect at every stage of your labiaplasty

Jennifer Harrington, MD | Minneapolis, MN Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that can improve both cosmetic and health concerns in your vaginal area by reshaping or resizing the vaginal lips, or labia.


Investing in your safety when choosing to have plastic surgery

Heather Furnas, MD, FACS | Santa Rosa, CA Friday, August 9, 2019

Before embarking on elective plastic surgery, you have choices to make. Who will perform your surgery? Where will your surgeon operate? How much will you pay? If your top priority is low cost, you might not be making the best decision.


Five common questions everyone has about getting a facelift

Daniel Kolder, MD | Camarillo, CA Friday, August 2, 2019

A surgical facelift remains an excellent option for many women and men who want better facial definition, smoother skin and an overall younger appearance.


Three popular options for male body contouring

Sean Doherty, MD | Boston, MA Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Gynecomastia is a condition that causes enlargement of male breast tissue, and the number of men seeking out surgery for gynecomastia has continued to increase over the years.


Two types of rhinoplasty explained – cosmetic vs functional

Laura Gowen, MD | Bryn Mawr, PA Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Rhinoplasty may involve altering the size and shape of the nostrils, bridge, nasal tip and/or other structures. The goal is harmonizing the shape and proportion of the nose with the entire face.


What you need to know about your tummy tuck recovery

Shahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Friday, July 19, 2019

A tummy tuck is a common plastic surgery procedure that has remained popular for years. In fact, the most recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show that this was one of the top five cosmetic procedures performed for both men and women last year.


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