Mastectomy

Reconstruction Surgery After Your Mastectomy

You're faced with the diagnosis of breast cancer and you feel overwhelmed. That's completely understandable. Your oncologist suggests a mastectomy and the surgery date is set. But before you head to the hospital, be sure to talk to a plastic surgeon who specializes in breast reconstruction. A consultation will calm you and reassure you about life after your mastectomy. Read on to learn more. Choosing to Have Reconstruction Surgery Oncology surgeons will often inform their…

plastic surgery

Plastic Surgery Helps Victims Of Animal Bites

Wild animal bites, and the scars that can result from them, are particularly common. Whether they are wild animals or domesticated animals, the bites that can result from them can not only expose humans to the possibility of severe infection, they can leave behind some pretty significant scarring. Cosmetic surgery (or plastic surgery), and hand surgeons specializing in cosmetic surgery, are helping these kinds of victims. Serious Complications Can Arise From Animal Bites Imagine being…

spring plastic surgery

Spring Tuning: Getting Cosmetic Surgery During The Spring Season

Spring is in the air and we all know what that means – time for Spring Cleaning and Spring Tune Ups. Whether you are looking at surgical, minimally invasive procedures or nonsurgical solutions, there are various options to tweak your problem areas and prepare yourself for the summer season. This is a busy time of year for cosmetic enhancement – so make sure you get your consult locked in if you want to take advantage…

opioid addiction

Today’s Cosmetic Surgeons Helping Win the Fight Against Opioid Addiction

Following plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, the pain management method is sometimes prescribed opioid medications. Unfortunately, in America today, we are experiencing an opioid addiction crisis. These two factors can put cosmetic surgery patients, or others in their households, at risk. But plastic surgeons are not blind to the situation. They are, in fact, doing everything they can to help manage the opioid addiction risk. Prescribing practices that are improved from days of old…

skin care

Warm Weather Skin Care

Spring has sprung, and the temperature is rising! Peel off your dark winter clothes, put away your heavy moisturizers and cosmetics, and lighten up! Sunshine and outdoor activities are right around the corner so be prepared to look your best. Read on to learn more about warm weather skin care. Protect Your Skin Although you may want to head to the beach with your friends and start working on your tan – don't! Premature wrinkling…

plastic surgery

The Plastic Surgery Most Popular with Millennials

Brace yourself folks – those wild and crazy millennials are investing in plastic surgery, but it's not the kind that you probably assumed it would be. Surely, you've seen stick-on beauty marks, freckles, and such. Apparently, there wasn't a stick-on dimple, so someone thought that it would be a good idea to create one through plastic surgery. Such a good idea, in fact, that millennials are flocking to plastic surgeons for a "dimpleplasty". That is…

tummy tucks

Tummy Tucks: More Than Just Cosmetics

Many women, after having a baby, seek help from plastic surgeons through a tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty. They want the flat stomach they had before they got pregnant. But reports now show that the procedure, when it involves muscle repair, can help with post childbearing urinary incontinence and even improve back pain many patients. A Mere Matter of Cosmetics? Though previously considered a cosmetic procedure, an abdominoplasty can also assist women after labor and delivery…

lips

More Men Are Getting Their Lips Plumped!

With untold numbers of women getting lip plumping procedures done, that particular aspect of plastic surgery may have seemed like it was a "girl thing". Who would've thought that men having the same procedure done would be on the rise? Introducing the Macho Mouth. Men are getting it at an astonishing rate. Lip augmentation is no longer just for the ladies. What's Happening? Don't worry ladies, you still receive more lip injections than do men;…

plastic surgery

I Still Want To Look Like Me… But Better!

At last, more people are looking at plastic surgery as less of a Photo Shop app, and more of a filtering effect on a picture. They still want to look like themselves… just a nicer version. There are fewer “I want to look like Angelina Jolie" requests, and more “I'd just like to get rid of some of these lines (because ladies don’t have wrinkles) and sagging.” Apps and Social Networks Social networks such as…

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2018 Is The Year For Plastic Surgery On Belly Buttons

In years past, people went under the knife in order to shorten their nose, gain larger breasts, or erase lines on their faces. Today, however, no body part is immune from the possibility of change or improvement. Earlobes, armpits, calves, and even belly buttons are reported to be the next big thing in cosmetic surgery. In order to achieve the ideal stomach, cosmetic surgeons are reporting an increase in demand for a procedure known as…