7 Ways to Reduce Your Pain After Your Facelift

October 9, 2010

Facelift procedures are not the most painful procedures in plastic surgery , and knowing what to expect may help reduce your anxiety. Some hints and tweaks will help to reduce your pain, especially in the immediate recovery period. As a matter of routine, I inject long-term numbing medicine into the areas of facelift surgery at […]

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What Kind of Bra Should You Wear After Breast Augmentation?

June 1, 2010

Generally, you will be given a surgical compression bra right after surgery. This type of bra is not that attractive, but will give compression so that you will have less swelling and little movement of your breast implants after surgery. Obviously, right after breast augmentation surgery, your surgical site will swell and potentially bruise. Wearing […]

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Are You a Candidate for Liposuction?

May 11, 2010

Liposuction is a great plastic surgery procedure to remove fat in your problem areas. In general, you’re a great candidate for liposuction if you have – stable weight for the past 6 months – smaller, localized areas of fat – areas of fat resistant to diet and exercise – areas with little or no loose […]

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What Is Liposuction?

May 3, 2010

Liposuction is a procedure where fat is broken up and then extracted. The fat cells are generally removed by suction. The fat cells are removed FOREVER, but there is a catch! Fat cells that you can feel or pinch are generally plumped up. If you look at those fat cells under a microscope, they are […]

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Breast Augmentation – Which Incision is Best for You?

April 29, 2010

In general, there are 4 breast augmentation incisions. All of them have advantages and disadvantages, and you should always talk to your operative plastic surgeon for the best option for you. The 4 incisions are – breast fold or IMF/ inframammary fold – areolar incision – underarm, or axillary incision – belly button, or umbilicus […]

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How Do I Know if I Need a Breast Lift?

April 19, 2010

To be very brief- the position of your nipple, in relation to your breast fold and the rest of your breast tissue, determines if you need a breast lift. Generally, a youthful, aesthetically pleasing breast has relatively tight tissue, and the nipple is in the center of the breast. As you age and have kids, […]

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