plastic surgery

CAN CHIN LIPO ADDRESS MY SAGGING JOWLS AND FAT?

The application of vacuum under controlled conditions to various parts of the body has developed into a very useful tool for body contouring in the field of aesthetic medicine. This technique is not new. It was first brought to America in the late 70s and early 80s. Over time this method of body contouring has become much more sophisticated and …

plastic surgery

WHAT IS THE TOP PLASTIC SURGERY FOR MEN?

All cultures, throughout the world have aesthetic principles that govern behavior within that culture. Western culture places great emphasis on physical fitness, physiologic health, overall hygiene, and best appearances. For the most part beauty products and services are marketed to women. However, men are becoming more conscious of their physical appearance and overall health. Cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption have …

breast

HOW SOON AFTER BREAST AUGMENTATION CAN I TRAVEL?

Travel after cosmetic surgery, including breast augmentation, varies widely with the procedure. However, certain principles must be addressed related to this topic. This issue depends on several factors. First of all, some patients are within driving distance of the surgical facility. Some patients come from further away and may need to fly into the area and fly home. Travel exposes …

facelift

DOES LIMITED INCISION FACELIFT WORK?

The aging face usually responds very effectively to a facelift. The facelift term is a slight misnomer. The real benefit of facial rejuvenation surgery occurs below the jawline. This does not address the eyes or the forehead. The upper phase is separate. That is to say, the neck is the real telltale sign that most patients wish to reverse with …

cat eye look

CAN I ACHIEVE THE CAT EYE LOOK?

The area around the eyes has always been a focal point for aesthetics and beauty. The position of the lateral brow and the position of the junction of the eyelids goes back to ancient Egypt. The Egyptians –– both men and women supported and embraced the so-called cat eye look. Why this was important is the subject of many theories …

IS THICK SKIN A CHALLENGE FOR RHINOPLASTY?

All operations especially for rhinoplasty cosmetic surgery require procedures that result in an immediate increase in skin thickness. This is referred to as edema or post-operative swelling. The increase in blood flow associated with the healing process increases the thickness of the skin temporarily. Add to that the inherent preoperative skin thickness that a patient exhibits and the answer to …

WILL MY SKIN SHRINK AFTER PREGNANCY?

Skin appearance and shrinkage after pregnancy and or profound weight loss is a very important topic. Skin appearance gets great attention from surgical and nonsurgical points of view. The elements that assist in the hydration of the dermis – which is the functioning portion of the skin- giving it its appearance and providing a mechanism for shrinkage after stretching will …

WHAT IS THE QUICKEST NON-SURGICAL JAWLINE AND CHIN CONTOUR FILLER?

The aging face presents a variety of challenges to achieve and maintain a youthful look. In terms of the jawline – filler has become more desirable and popular over the last several years. We must be aware of and focused on what the best look is for the jaw and chin. Some individuals prefer a more subtle result and avoid …

CAN I HAVE A FLAT BELLY WITHOUT SURGERY AFTER MASSIVE WEIGHT LOSS?

Massive weight loss is considered a range of greater than 100 pounds or 40% or more of your excess weight. Many factors contribute to the flatness or contour of the human abdominal wall. The most significant factor is visceral fat. Visceral fat is the adipose tissue or fatty tissue inside the abdominal cavity surrounding the internal organs. It includes an …

neck

IS THERE A QUICK FIX TO ADDRESS LINES ON MY NECK?

It is essential to keep in mind that plastic surgery is a medical specialty. This means that we are governed by diagnosis, thorough evaluation, assessment of the situation, and implementing a treatment plan. This is the basis for plastic surgery as well as all of medicine. Lines in the neck can be present at a very early age. They are …