Mommy Makeover- What’s Involved?

In honor of the kids going back to school, I thought I would write a few words about a growingly popular procedure—The Mommy Makeover.  A mommy makeover is a surgery, usually done in a single stage, that involves surgery on a woman’s breasts and abdomen.  The goal of the procedure is to achieve, and often […]

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Brazilian Butt Lift… What’s that about?

One of the procedures that is becoming more popular across the country and world is the Brazilian Butt Lift.  This surgery involves liposuction of fat from areas outside the buttocks, such as the flanks, thighs, and lower back, and injecting the fat into the buttock muscles.  So in essence, we are removing volume or fat […]

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Silicone vs Saline Breast Implants?

One of the early decisions that a breast augmentation patient must make is saline versus silicone implants.  Silicone implants are going to give a patient a more natural result, both with appearance and feel than saline implants.  Silicone implants are going to be less likely to result in rippling, which is a deformity seen on […]

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How to pick breast implant size

When a patient comes to me for a breast augmentation consult, we have to decide what size implant will achieve the patient’s desired results.  One of the first decisions a patient must decide is whether she wants a natural appearing breast or an augmented appearing breast.  More specifically does the patient want to have natural […]

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How to Pick Your Plastic Surgeon

Make sure he/she is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon and is a member of the American Board of Plastic Surgery.  This is very different from a Board-Certified Cosmetic Surgeon.  Board-Certified Plastic Surgeons must complete a 6 year residency in Plastic Surgery or they must complete a 5 year residency in General Surgery and a 3 year […]

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