tummy tuck

HERNIA REPAIR WITH TUMMY TUCK

The primary purpose and goals of a tummy tuck or abdominoplasty are to remove excess skin and fat. This most commonly occurs in women or men who have had significant weight loss. For women, this can also be in relation to multiple pregnancies. Also, in addition, skin and fat removal, or weaknesses in the abdominal wall or the belly button …

liposculpting

LIPOSCULPTING FOR MEN

The concept of applying suction to the body to remove fat goes back to the eighties. Furthermore, over the years several different types of liposuction have come to fruition. The standard tumescent technique injects fluid into the site. After waiting a period of time suction cannulas of varying sizes are put to use to contour and remove fat. And, this …

breast cancer

OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER  AWARENESS MONTH

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast Cancer Awareness month is in October and began in 1985. It is a partnership between the American Cancer Society and Astra Seneca pharmaceutical company. Since that time, we dedicate October to raising awareness of this form of cancer in the world. The pink ribbon is emblematic of this commitment to encourage all of us to …

bbl

CAN I HAVE A BBL?

The term BBL  is not a surgical medical term. It refers to the transfer of fat from one area of the body to the buttocks. BBL is called a Brazilian butt lift because one of the initial surgeons who first used fat to increase buttock volume was on a patient from Brazil. It has been popularized the last several years …

filter dysmorphia

SNAPCHAT FILTER DYSMORPHIA

How many selfies do you take each day? Our phones have become an integral part of our lives. They help us search for data, research information, interact with our friends and family. And, generally speaking, are a great addition to the quality of our lives. Most phones today are like a small computer. However, lurking in the shadows there exists …

Can I have BREAST AUGMENTATION WITHOUT A LIFT?

BREAST AUGMENTATION WITHOUT A LIFT

Breast augmentation or breast enlargement is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures probably in the world. Breast implants have profoundly become safer and better quality than in the past. The silicone gel implant, with its silicone coating, are as safe as possible. There was a scare with the texture implants causing a blood disorder. These implants are no …

rhinoplasty

WILL MY NOSE CONTINUE TO CHANGE AFTER SURGERY

During my consultation for rhinoplasty, I cover very many topics. All of which intend to explain to the patient the process required for rhinoplasty surgery. My vision and the patient’s vision will merge after detailed conversation and examination of various photos of the nasal structure. Most of these wish pics are photoshopped and we address that issue. However, I believe …

eyelid lift

EYELID LIFT AND BAGS

Patients often seek advice regarding their eyelids. Eyelid sagging can begin in the 30s and 40s. The upper eyelid skin can actually increase in surface area as well as succumb to the weight of the brow as we age. That is to say, the eyelids sag is not only extra skin but also pushes down upon by the falling brow. …

cosmetic ear surgery

COSMETIC EAR SURGERY

Cosmetic ear surgery is a very significant element of plastic surgery. The most common request of plastic surgeons is to reduce the prominence of the patient’s ears. Children with prominent ears are subject to bullying and insults at an early age. This can be disheartening for young children. Therefore the most common age group for prominent ear correction is preteen. …

male breast

GYNECOMASTIA LIPOSUCTION AND MALE BREAST

The male breast can be a very attractive element of the male body. If however, a man has breasts that sag, are excessively large or in short look like a woman’s this will cause a significant psychological problem for the patient. No amount of muscle exercise, no matter how large the pectoralis muscle can become will fill out the extra …