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.Continue Reading
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?Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading