Top 5 Tips for Expert Post-Op Care

Top 5 Tips for Expert Post-Op Care

When you book a plastic surgery with Sterling, our team will make every effort to ensure a
smooth and speedy post-op experience. Before you go home, we will educate you on some tips
and strategies to help the post-op process along.

Whether you’re prepping for your appointment or already home and could use a few reminders,
here are our top five tips for expert post-op care. Of course, you’re welcome to call our office
anytime you have questions or concerns.

Male face

Not “Just” a Nose Job – Understanding the Physical Motivations for Rhinoplasty

If you’re considering rhinoplasty, we understand you might feel sensitive about the misconceptions and stereotypes surrounding “nose jobs.” The truth is, while rhinoplasty can do wonders to correct or enhance the appearance of your nose, there are other — perhaps more significant — physical benefits that motivate some people to consider a nose job in the first place. 

Bare chest

Dare to Bare this Summer

Get Over Gynecomastia and Get Out There!

Even those of us who eagerly await the summer season might experience a crisis of confidence when it comes to donning a bathing suit and hitting the beach. This is especially true of any fellas who have been diagnosed with a condition called gynecomastia, commonly known as “man boobs.” 

If you’re in this camp, there is no need to miss out this summer. In fact, following a consultation with Dr. Sterling, we’re sure you’ll feel confident to get out there, grinning and bearing a firmer, smoother chest in the process. 


Why Compression Garments are Critical, Post-Surgery

One of the topics concerning many of our patients when scheduling a procedure is whether or why they need to wear compression garments after their surgery. There are several important reasons why compression garments are so critical post-surgery. We’ll explain them here and are always happy to answer any additional questions you have over the phone or during a consultation.

So, why wear compression garments while you recover from cosmetic surgery? 

Filler in the lips

Top 3 Cosmetic Procedure Trends for 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has many of us ready to ring in a new year in the hopes that life will return to some version of the “normal” we were used to. Until it does, we will continue conducting our personal and professional lives over Zoom, FaceTime, and social media. Which means we will continue to hone in on those aesthetic issues that drive us crazy. 

Not surprisingly, cosmetic procedures are as popular as ever, pandemic aside. These are the top three cosmetic procedures trending in 2020.

Surgical Instruments

Understanding Cosmetic vs. Reconstructive Surgery

When you’re considering plastic surgery of any kind, it helps to know the difference between cosmetic vs. reconstructive surgery. Although the surgical procedures involved in both are similar enough, the purposes behind the two are significantly different. Check out our quick breakdown and feel confident understanding the difference between these two types of plastic surgery.