mommy makeover

THE MOMMY MAKEOVER

HOW MUCH IS A MOMMY MAKEOVER? Within the past decade, a term has been invented to describe a very complex set of surgical procedures. This term, mommy makeover doesn’t really do justice to the complexity of the surgical procedures necessary to attempt to reclaim the changes created by multiple pregnancies. These changes occur also in patients who have had massive …

Post Bariatric Surgery

POST BARIATRIC SURGERY ORLANDO

For those of us who have difficulty achieving and maintaining the ideal weight, there is a way to shed the pounds surgically. Surgical procedures for weight loss are bariatric surgery. The word bariatric is a compound word that describes medical and surgical treatment for weight. More specifically bariatric treats massively overweight individuals. Furthermore, a BMI of 40 or higher also is …

Revision Rhinoplasty

THE CHALLENGE OF REVISION RHINOPLASTY

Perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of plastic surgery is the revision rhinoplasty. There are almost 300,000 rhinoplasties performed just in the USA each YEAR. Of all the procedures plastic surgeons offer, revision rhinoplasty requires the greatest skill. Revision rhinoplasty requires vision and attention to the smallest details. Whenever I see a patient with an unsatisfactory rhinoplasty result, and …

NON-SURGICAL FACIAL REJUVENATION

The concept of non-surgical facial rejuvenation is a recent development in the world of aesthetic medicine. Botox and fillers are not a substitute for surgery but their proper use can enhance the results of surgery. Also when we use this properly we may be able to postpone surgical procedures for a later time in life. Botox is the trade name …

cosmetic consumers

MILLENNIALS ARE THE NEW AESTHETIC/COSMETIC CONSUMERS

Every year the plastic surgery organizations conduct surveys. Also, every year plastic surgery organizations analyze the previous years in terms of treatments  – which are divided into non-surgical and surgical procedures. The non-surgical procedures usually always win out. These include Botox and all of its derivatives and competitors as well as fillers and other injectables. It seems as though the …

WHAT’S AGE GOT TO DO WITH IT?

AGE AND PLASTIC SURGERY What does age have to do with plastic surgery? It’s never too early or too late to look your best. Modern society and the development of surgical techniques gives us all the opportunity to improve those areas of the body that we wish to improve. It’s a general belief that the human mind prior to age …

Tummy Tuck before and after

THE TUMMY TUCK

TUMMY TUCK or ABDOMINOPLASTY The tummy tuck or ABDOMINOPLASTY in the right hands is a very beneficial and exciting procedure. The main people who benefit from a tummy tuck have made a commitment to a lifestyle change. Lifestyle change includes a commitment to diet and exercise. Usually, these individuals have spent the majority of their adult life overweight. Constantly looking …

SCARY WEEK FOR TEXTURED IMPLANT PATIENTS

This week was exceptionally stressful for women out there who have breast implants. There are several hundred patients each year just in America who have breast implant surgery. As you know from your surgical consent forms, there are risks to having these foreign objects put into your body. However, the benefits of fuller, shapelier and perkier breasts outweigh those risks …

mommy makeover

BBL AND FAT TRANSFER

BBL or Brazilian Butt Lift is the layman’s term for fat transfer from an area of the body with an abundance of fat to the buttocks. Celebrities made this procedure popular, which is a profoundly oversized buttock, within the past 20 years or so. It is the transfer of fat from one’s own body to the breasts and face. The …

REVISION RHINOPLASTY

Revision is an interesting word. The most immediate synonym is to correct. If you look at synonyms for” correct ” you will see – rectify, remedy, reform.   It generally means you have to fix something. In plastic surgery the word revision usually applies in my  practice, someone is requesting me to correct someone else’s less than optimal result.  Therefore revision …