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Surgical options for uneven breasts

Shahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Uneven breasts, also known as breast asymmetry, is a condition in which a woman's breasts are noticeably different in size, shape or position. It can be fairly common and can affect a significant number of women.


Brazilian butt lift reversals and buttock restoration

Siamak Agha, MD, PhD, FACS | Newport Beach, CA Thursday, May 16, 2024

The Brazilian butt lift (BBL) is still a popular procedure for buttock enhancement and augmentation, but there is a growing number of patients that wish to reverse their BBL results. In recent years, more and more patients have been looking to reverse their BBL procedures to achieve a more natural look.


What is ear pinning and what does it do?

Jeffrey J. Roth, MD, FACS | Las Vegas, NV Wednesday, April 24, 2024

While there are many procedures that will reshape the ear for a variety of deformities, otoplasties concentrate on treating protrusion of the ear. This procedure is also commonly called "ear pinning," as it appears that one wishes to "pin their ears back" into the proper position.


Adding a clitoral hood reduction to your labiaplasty procedure

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, & Emmanuel Emovon | Santa Monica, CA Monday, April 8, 2024

A labiaplasty is a plastic surgery procedure that reduces the size and proportions of the labia minora, or inner vaginal lips. During a labiaplasty, your plastic surgeon may also recommend a clitoral hood reduction, which reduces excess skin around the clitoris.


A plastic surgeon’s guide to brow lift recovery

Shruti C. Tannan, MD, FACS | Raleigh, NC Wednesday, April 3, 2024

A brow lift is a cosmetic surgery procedure that elevates the eyebrows and forehead, creating a more youthful and refreshed appearance. There are three main types of brow lift procedures – open, endoscopic and temporal.


High-definition liposuction: Sculpt your body with precision

Moises Salama, MD | Hollywood, FL Tuesday, March 19, 2024

In the ever-evolving world of plastic surgery, patients are continually seeking advanced procedures that provide more refined and sculpted results. High-definition liposuction has emerged as an exciting innovation that takes body contouring to the next level.


What is diastasis recti? And how can a tummy tuck help?

Frank E. Campanile, MD | Denver, CO Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Diastasis recti is a condition where the abdominal muscles separate down the middle of the stomach. While anyone can develop this condition, it is most often seen in women who are or have been pregnant.


A parental guide to cleft lip and palate surgery

Samuel J. Lin, MD & Elizabeth Laikhter | Boston, MA Wednesday, February 7, 2024

As a parent, it can be scary when your little one needs surgery. Cleft lip and palate often necessitate surgery early in life. Fortunately, the outcome after surgery and additional therapies is usually excellent.


Be aware of the risks and complications of silicone fillers

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS, Levon Karamanoukian & Emmanuel Emovon | Santa Monica, CA Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Silicone-based fillers may seem appealing because they last longer than other types of fillers; however, they have never been approved by the FDA for use as cosmetic dermal fillers. Despite this, many licensed and unlicensed practitioners in the United States have used silicone gel as a filler for the face and body.


Why laser skin resurfacing is a powerful facial rejuvenation tool

Sean T. Doherty, MD | Brookline, MA Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Many patients undervalue the importance of skin texture, but it is a critical component of a vital-looking face. The human eye equates smooth skin with youth, sometimes without us even realizing it


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