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.(more…)
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.(more…)
If you’re considering breast augmentation, you might have been cautioned about Mondor’s cords, also known as Mondor’s disease or thrombophlebitis. However you refer to it, Mondor’s is considerably rare and likely not something you will have to worry about, especially given its benign nature.
Here, we offer a quick explanation of this condition, which will hopefully provide you with plenty of peace of mind to schedule your consultation or surgery.(more…)
When most of us think of plastic surgery, we tend to envision particular areas of the body like the breasts, buttocks, and belly. While these, along with hips and thighs, are popular target zones for reshaping and sculpting, plenty of people are eager to change other prominent features, like their ears. In this case, they might consider an otoplasty, which is more commonly described as “ear pinning.”
What does an otoplasty entail and who makes a good candidate? Read on for more details…(more…)
When considering a significant surgical procedure like breast augmentation, it can be overwhelming to examine before and after photos, trying to envision what your results might look like. For this reason, Dr. Sterling Provides a broad spectrum of body and breast shapes and sizes. A real-life, busy breast practice isn’t just “perfect small breasts that become perfect bigger breasts”. All breasts are different whether due to age, childbirth, weight change or simply our genetics. Dr. Sterling has treated all of those throughout his career.
It’s critical to remember that individual results do vary from patient to patient, due to body type, symmetry, and the extent of the breast augmentation. For instance, while one patient might be interested in a subtle change, close enough to their natural shape, another could demand a more dramatic and noticeable outcome.
Looking through before and after photos is a smart strategy ahead of your surgery; however, you should know what you’re looking for…(more…)
Dr. Sterling would like to reassure his patients that we have exclusively used Mentor implants for primary breast augmentations since 2012 and approximately 1% of our total patients have textured breast implants. Of the total 573 unique cases of breast Read more…
When most people think of the word “liposuction” they commonly associate it with a procedure designed to remove abdominal fat. While liposuction does target belly fat for a smoother, firmer surface, it can also be performed on other areas of the body for the same purpose and result.
Here, we take a look at some of the top liposuction locations, separate of the abdomen, that can make a major improvement in your physical appearance and, more importantly, your confidence.(more…)
When most of us decide to make a change, that change can’t happen fast enough. This is especially true of cosmetic procedures, which many people deliberate over for quite a while before ever even scheduling a consultation. Once booked, however, the desire to realize results as quickly as possible is very real.(more…)
No matter how popular, cosmetic procedures like liposuction are still sometimes met with skepticism due to a lack of understanding about what’s actually involved. The following will, hopefully, shed some light on liposuction and its power to help women and men successfully shed unwanted fat cells.(more…)