Liposuction vs weight loss: What are the differences?Nneamaka A. Nwubah, MD | Nashville, TN Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Liposuction is not designed to be a weight loss tool, and it won't convey the health benefits of a good exercise routine and diet, but it does have numerous benefits.
What kind of breast surgery should you get?Shahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Thursday, December 1, 2022
For many patients considering breast surgery, choosing the right procedure can be confusing given the variety of cosmetic procedures available. Understanding each type of breast surgery can help patients choose the surgery that helps them achieve their aesthetic goals.
Six reasons to get your breast implants replacedPaul Vitenas, Jr., MD | Houston, TX Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Breast implants don't have an expiration date, but they also won't last a lifetime. However, how often you replace your implants and why you decide to change them out will depend on individual factors.
How much does a mommy makeover cost?Camille G. Cash, MD | Houston, TX Tuesday, November 8, 2022
When it comes to the cost of a mommy makeover, a few factors come into play. Knowing what may affect your cost and understanding the financial resources available to you is a great place to start your research.
Benefits of breast reconstruction after fighting cancerDaniel Y. Maman, MD | New York, NY Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Breast reconstruction offers many women the opportunity to regain control of their body and self-image following the emotional journey through breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.
What a nose job can and cannot fixKevin J. Cross, MD | Philadelphia, PA Friday, October 21, 2022
Since the nose occupies such a central and important part of the entire face, it's only natural that people would want to address aspects of it they don't like. And a rhinoplasty can do just that.
What to expect after your breast reduction surgerySara R. Dickie, MD | Skokie, IL Tuesday, October 4, 2022
So, you've decided to have a breast reduction. Congratulations! But now comes the real deal and you need to know what to expect after surgery.
High-definition liposuction vs liposuction – what's the difference?Ravi Somayazula, DO | Houston, TX Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Although it is a classic procedure, the various techniques and technologies used to perform liposuction have evolved over the last few decades.
Seven signs you need a breast implant revisionDaniel Y. Maman, MD | New York, NY Wednesday, August 10, 2022
While it is expected for patients to replace their breast implants after 10-20 years, there are several reasons they may need to be replaced sooner.
What to do if your Botox gets "botched"Eric R. Mariotti, MD | Concord, CA Thursday, July 21, 2022
What can you do to fix a botched injectable treatment, and is there any way to prevent being unhappy with your results in the first place?
What will your mommy makeover scars look like?Scot A. Martin, MD | Las Cruces, NM Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Mommy makeover procedures continue to be a popular option for women who want to tone, tighten and reshape their bodies after pregnancy.
What does "drop and fluff" mean after breast augmentation?Eric R. Mariotti, MD | Concord, CA Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Although you will undoubtedly be anxious to see your results immediately after breast augmentation, there are a few processes that need to happen during recovery in order to reveal your final look.
Scar Treatment 101: What are the first steps?Samuel J. Lin, MD & Eric Shiah, BA | Boston, MA Thursday, June 9, 2022
Scar formation is a natural part of the skin healing process. It results from accidents, diseases, skin conditions and surgery. There are a variety of treatment options available that can help improve the appearance of scars and reduce associated discomfort.
What you need to know about a neck liftsShahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Friday, June 3, 2022
Having a graceful, well-defined neckline is a small thing that can make a dramatic difference in your appearance. Yet factors like age, weight loss and genetics can all contribute to problems like loose neck skin, sagging jowls or a double chin.
Can you speed up your recovery after plastic surgery?David L. Kaufman, MD | Folsom, CA Thursday, May 26, 2022
While recovery times can vary from person to person and will depend on the procedure(s) performed, here are some general tips you can follow to help speed up your plastic surgery recovery.
Med spa treatments to consider if your plastic surgeon is bookedBrian Kobienia, MD | Plymouth, MN Friday, May 20, 2022
With an increased demand for surgical facial procedures, many board-certified plastic surgeons find their surgical schedule completely booked out for several months. People looking for a quicker fix for signs of aging can and should consider nonsurgical aesthetic treatments.
Facial feminization surgery improves gender dysphoria in trans womenJosef Hadeed, MD, FACS | Beverly Hills, CA Thursday, April 28, 2022
Facial feminization surgery is a combination of procedures designed to soften the facial features and feminize the face. There are many procedures that are available to feminize the face.
When is the right time to consider a breast reduction?Kevin J. Cross, MD | Philadelphia, PA Friday, April 22, 2022
Breast reduction is a common goal for patients who feel that their large breasts are affecting their personal or professional life in a negative way. It is also a good option for patients whose breast size is causing them physical discomfort, like back pain or neck strain.
The perfect pair: Your research and your plastic surgeon's adviceFrank E. Campanile, MD | Denver, CO Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Doctors love informed, empowered patients. For the best plastic surgery results, patients should do their own homework but come to their consultation with an open mind to discuss their options and hear what their plastic surgeon thinks will be the best approach.
What is LED light therapy and what are the benefits?Josef Hadeed, MD, FACS | Beverly Hills, CA Friday, April 8, 2022
LED light therapy is mainly focused on skincare, promoting anti-aging effects and reducing inflammation. The purported benefits include an increase in the amount of collagen in the skin, which can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and other stigmata of aging.
Brotox: What is it and why is it popular?Shahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Cosmetic procedures aren't just for women anymore. More men are now turning to Botox to help boost their confidence, sex lives and careers.
What's new in plastic surgery? A move toward individuality, not celebrityDrew J. Davis, MD | Folsom, CA Wednesday, March 9, 2022
In past years, it was not uncommon for people to see the changes in their favorite celebrities after a plastic surgery and think about how they would look with the same changes and procedures.
Is it time for a breast implant exchange?Sean T. Doherty, MD | Brookline, MA Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Today's silicone gel and saline breast implants are long-lasting devices. However, no breast implant is a lifetime device.
Spider vein treatment – now you see them, now you don'tSamuel J. Lin, MD & Eric Shiah, BA | Boston, MA Friday, February 25, 2022
If you have symptoms or are concerned about the appearance of spider veins, there are several options available to treat them.
Four questions to ask before you consider body contouringDavid L. Kaufman, MD | Folsom, CA Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Whether you have achieved a significant weight loss goal, are struggling with separated abdominal muscles or are simply looking to fine-tune your workout results, you may be considering body contouring treatments.
Better breasts after pregnancy and breastfeedingShahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Tuesday, February 8, 2022
It's not uncommon for mothers who are no longer breastfeeding to feel that their bodies no longer look as voluptuous and youthful as they did pre-pregnancy.
Combining plastic surgery with nonsurgical treatmentsRoy Kim, MD | San Francisco, CA Thursday, February 3, 2022
Plastic surgery is still the gold standard to achieve aesthetic results, especially in the face. However, there are some things that plastic surgery can't actually do!
How the tummy tuck has improved over the decadesEric R. Mariotti, MD | Concord, CA Tuesday, January 25, 2022
The tummy tuck, also called abdominoplasty, has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the United States in recent decades, but did you know that this procedure has been around since the early 1800s?
Take a load off your back with a breast reductionSara R. Dickie, MD | Skokie, IL Monday, January 10, 2022
Breast reduction surgery is rated amongst the highest out of all plastic surgery procedures when it comes to patient satisfaction. Not only can it reduce or eliminate upper back, shoulder and neck pain from heavy breasts, a reduction can also help enhance self-esteem, get you back to exercise and improve the fit and shape of off-the-rack clothing and bras.
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