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…)
As a plastic surgeon, I often encounter a number of misconceptions about my practice. The most common is the assumption that plastic surgeons only perform cosmetic surgery. In reality, plastic surgery involves cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. While I tend to focus my efforts on aesthetics, I have and do perform critical reconstructive surgeries.
What is the difference between reconstructive and plastic surgeries? Are you a candidate for either?(more…)
Many men suffer from what is commonly referred to as “man boobs,” but clinically diagnosed as gynecomastia. This condition can make men feel less self-confident, often to the point of avoiding certain activities, specific types of fitted clothing, and even restricting intimacy. The toll gynecomastia can take on a man’s livelihood and relationships is not worth the stress and suffering, especially when there is a simple and safe surgical solution available. Most are actually pseudogynecomastia caused mainly by fatty excess. However, the treatment remains the same. (more…)
For a number of reasons, many women feel like gravity has taken over their bodies, specifically their breasts. Sagging breasts, often accompanied by enlarged areolas can be confidence- crushers, not to mention physically uncomfortable.
We look at how you can get back at gravity with a breast lift, which will reduce the size of both your breasts and areolas. If you’re ready to fight back against gravity’s persistent pull, check out what’s involved with a safe and effective breast lift. (more…)
If you’ve recently lost weight, you might notice that your chin suddenly seems out of place. Significant weight loss can be something to celebrate, but sometimes comes with unforeseen consequences. In this case, and in order to put your best face forward, you might consider a chin implant, also known as chin augmentation, mentoplasty, or simply chin surgery.
No matter what you call it, this procedure was created to change the contour of your chin. Although you can elect to just have a chin implant, sometimes patients opt to combine their chin surgery with a nose job to achieve a greater overall effect.
Check out what’s involved with a chin implant and consider whether you might be the perfect candidate for this popular procedure. (more…)
Many women consider having a labia reduction, or labiaplasty, in order to find relief from the discomfort experienced because of a common condition that occurs when the labia minora stretches below the labia majora. Often this includes pain or irritation from twisting, itching, or the overall irritation of the labia during daily or routine activities, like exercise or intercourse. A simple labia reduction is a very common and effective procedure designed to decrease the length of the labia minora and provide relief from these painful symptoms.
Is a labia reduction right for you? What can you expect from this popular procedure? Check out the following overview of what a labia reduction involves and how pursuing one might put an end to any suffering you’re experiencing. (more…)
One of the most popular body contouring procedures is an abdominoplasty, more commonly known as a “tummy tuck.” Although women, particularly postpartum, are more likely to have an abdominoplasty, men also explore this avenue to remove loose abdominal skin.
To give you a better idea of this procedure’s popularity, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, a total reported 129,753 abdominoplasties were performed in 2017, up 2% from 2016, making this a top five cosmetic surgery in the U.S. (more…)
A common concern expressed by our patients is the saggy appearance of their upper arms, and whether or not arm lift surgery, or brachioplasty, would be a good solution. Both men and women have shared frustrations with the excessive skin on their upper arms, even despite following a healthy diet and committing to a workout regimen.
Fortunately, body contouring has come a long way and arm lift surgeries are increasingly common, thanks to their overall effectiveness in improving the appearance and tone of the upper arm area. (more…)
Liposuction, also known as suction-assisted lipectomy or lipo, is a popular cosmetic procedure that removes fat from hard-to-lose areas of the body. I perform tumescent Liposuction which is the most commonly performed type of liposuction and has been providing excellent, Read more…