Why Are More Men Getting Plastic Surgery?
Men are making appointments at doctor’s offices all over the country to help fight the signs of aging. In fact, this is a growing trend across the U.S. that has continued to gain speed. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more than 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men alone in 2017. …Read More
Breaking Down the Cost of Plastic Surgery
The most frequent question many patients have when considering a plastic surgical procedure is, “how much does it cost?” On the surface, this question may seem easy to answer; however, so much more is involved than the actual price of the procedure when considering a cosmetic surgical procedure. Like most things, plastic surgery follows the …Read More
How to Practice Self-care During the Holidays
The busy time of the holidays can leave many feeling exhausted and emotional. With the added pressures of spending too much money, long-distance family coming into town, and all of the events you have scheduled to attend, it’s easy to not take care of yourself. If you don’t take the time to recharge your body …Read More
Winter Skincare Tips for Healthy Skin
We all know that it’s important to take care of our skin, but did you know that taking care of your skin in the winter is just as important as it is in the summer to prevent sun spots and wrinkles? In honor of National Healthy Skin Month, we’re providing some important skincare tips from …Read More
Renee’s DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction Surgery After Fighting Breast Cancer
Renee was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017 and had to endure chemotherapy, many surgeries, and a multitude of treatments. The radiation from one of the treatments harshly affected her breast, and she needed to have a mastectomy. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re sharing Renee’s breast cancer survival story and how we …Read More
Body Contouring After Dramatic Weight Loss
Losing over 100 pounds is a major accomplishment. However, once you reach your goal weight, you may be left with lingering excess skin around your stomach, legs, or buttocks that could make you feel like your weight loss journey is incomplete. To restore a naturally-shaped figure and achieve a leaner shape, body contouring after massive …Read More
How Much Do You Charge for Botox and Fillers?
Almost daily, my office receives calls about how much we charge per unit of Botox or per syringe of filler. Frequently, callers are confused by our answer. I wanted to take this opportunity to explain a little about my approach. In today’s world, all of us would like a way to look fresher and younger …Read More
Breast Implant Reductions and Removals: What You Need to Know
In 2015, more than 38,000 breast implant removals were performed, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. This number increased to over 49,000 in 2018. Some women asked for their breast implants to be replaced with smaller ones, while others chose to have their implants removed and not replaced. So why are women …Read More
How to Have a Healthy Recovery After Plastic Surgery
For each patient, recovery after surgery is different and truly requires patience. But there is one thing in common — everyone has a recovery journey. Naturally, all of us want the shortest, easiest recovery time that is possible. However, in order to have a positive recovery experience, you have to take care of yourself after …Read More
What Is an ERAS Protocol?
What Does ERAS Stand For? ERAS stands for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery. These protocols are designed to improve the patient’s experience before, during, and after surgery and have increasingly become more common in different surgical specialties during the past 10 years. The end goal is to perform surgery with a rapid recovery and low complication …Read More
Breast Implants and BIA-ALCL
This past week, breast implants were in the headlines: “Breast Implants—Recalled Worldwide.” The New York Times, as well as other news outlets, ran numerous articles about this event. The headlines were in response to Allergan’s recent recall of Biocell textured implants and tissue expanders. Allergan issued this recall based on concerns that textured implants are …Read More