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Urgent Warning About Allergan Textured Breast Implants

The FDA has released an urgent warning about Allergan’s textured breast implants following research proving a link between the company’s textured implants and BIA-ALCL (breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma). Allergan followed that warning by issuing a voluntary recall of their BIOCELL® textured breast implants and tissue expanders. These recalled models include textured Natrelle silicone-filled […]

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Breast Implant Illness

Any surgical procedure carries the risk of complications. Breast augmentation with implants is no different. Breast implants enhance the size, shape, and projection of the breasts for women with naturally small breasts, women whose breasts have flattened with age, weight loss, or pregnancy, or women who have lost their breasts due to mastectomy. When patients […]

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Your Breast Recovery Guideline

A common question that women have after their breast enhancement surgery is, “How long before I am back to normal?” While the recovery period varies from woman to woman, there are specific guidelines you can and should follow to ensure that you are not only healing but healing correctly. Breast enhancement is either breast augmentation, […]

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Give Your Midsection A Total Makeover

With the holidays over, now is the time to look forward to the warmer spring and summer months. Many women see the early part of the year as motivation to get the physique they want in time for bikini season, and while some individuals can achieve smooth contours through diet and exercise, not everyone is […]

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Fight Back Against Sun Damage

Sun exposure is the primary cause of visible aging on your skin. It’s estimated that the sun is responsible for up to 80 percent of fine lines and wrinkles that form over the course of your life. Beyond the lines, sun damage also causes changes in your skin’s pigmentation, rapid reduction in your skin’s elasticity, […]

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Hidden Benefits of Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty, or nose surgery, is known for its ability to adjust the size and shape of an aesthetically displeasing nose. Whether it is a large hump, wide nostrils, misshapen tip or bridge, or any other nose-related issue, rhinoplasty can improve the overall nasal appearance. While rhinoplasty traditionally focuses on the aesthetic of a nose, this […]

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Minimal Incisions Can Make Big Differences

We all live busy lives. Often, it feels as though we can’t find five minutes to sit down and breath, let alone enough time to make it through a recovery period for facial cosmetic surgery. For patients who fall into this category, endoscopic facial procedures are available as alternatives to the traditional brow lift. Endoscopic […]

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What to Know Before Liposuction

Liposuction has been a gold standard in plastic surgery for so many years that many people who have never considered the surgery still know what it entails. Liposuction can target and remove even the most stubborn pockets of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. These pockets and their resilience would frustrate anyone; It’s […]

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Looking More Awake With Eyelid Surgery

We have all walked into work or a family gathering only to have someone note that we “looked tired” or even sad. Eyes age faster than any other area of the body. The reason for this is that the skin on the eyelids is amongst the thinnest anywhere; when combined with constant blinking, sleeping, and […]

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Freeze Away Fat Before the Cold Weather Leaves

With winter’s cold weather blasting through most of the country, you may be wondering if any good can come from “freezing” temperatures. And although your immediate answer may be no, you might be pleasantly surprised by the benefits a little cold can bring. What Is CoolSculpting®? CoolSculpting® is a revolutionary, FDA-approved treatment to rid you […]

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Why Should I Combine Cosmetic Procedures?

Many patients consider cosmetic surgery because they are dissatisfied with some aspect of their appearance and would like to improve their face or body. Aging, genetics, pregnancy, and lifestyle changes are all motives for considering plastic surgery, and as everyone knows, aging doesn’t merely affect one area on the body or face. While specific areas […]

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A Closer Look at Otoplasty

There was a good chance growing up that you’ve seen or heard of a classmate teased and bullied for having “Dumbo” ears. This teasing can lead to confidence issues and poor self-esteem for many young children at a time in their life when they’re already insecure and worried about what others will think of them. […]

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The Impact of Breast Reconstruction

Breast cancer is a diagnosis that no woman should have to receive. However, these two words affect roughly one in eight women, and after a year of grueling treatments and emotional stress, many women are forced to make a difficult decision. While breast reconstruction after mastectomy or lumpectomy can prove to be an incredibly rewarding […]

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No Love for Love Handles

You may eat right, spend hours at the gym, and still be unable to get rid of those annoying fat pockets that pop out above your jeans. Does this sound familiar? No matter how hard we try to exercise and eat the way we should, there are still some parts of our bodies that seem […]

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Why Labiaplasty?

Labiaplasty is becoming a very common procedure to improve the appearance and discomfort of enlarged labia. Some might wonder why anyone would get elective surgery in an extremely sensitive area that few people will ever see. In fact, this area is difficult for even you to see unless you have a hand mirror. “The procedure […]

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