Fat Transfer to the Breast, or “The Natural Breast Augmentation”
During the past several months, I have observed an increase in the number of calls and inquiries from prospective patients regarding fat transfer for breast augmentation. Because of the increased interest in this procedure, I wanted to take this opportunity to discuss this procedure in more detail. What is fat transfer to the breast? Fat …Read More
The Importance of Self-Care/Maintenance
I recently asked my husband to drop off my bike for a routine maintenance. It wasn’t that anything was wrong — I just felt that it needed a tune-up. The bike mechanic assured my husband that “it would be like having a new bike.” And yes, it was! I bought my bike in 2016, and …Read More
Will We Always Wear Masks?
A few weeks ago, the CDC issued new guidance stating that individuals who have been fully vaccinated no longer need to wear a mask in most settings. For many of us, this change elicited an instantaneous sense of relief and a shedding of our masks – it meant the ability to return to “normal” life. …Read More
Being a Patient
As a surgeon, I perform surgery almost daily and have done so for over twenty years. Most weekdays, I walk into the pre-op area, greet my patient, mark my patient, change into scrubs, and prepare for surgery. I watch my anesthesiologist put my patient to sleep, and I watch my patient wake up after surgery. …Read More
What Can You Expect During a Consultation with a Plastic Surgeon?
I have been in practice for over 15 years. During that time, I never questioned what happens during a plastic surgery consultation. Like many of my patients, I go to the doctor, expect to be weighed, have my blood pressure taken, and be given an awful gown to wear. Then I undress and wait …Read More
Liposuction Myths: Answered
Liposuction is the second most popular body shaping procedure in the United States. Following close behind breast augmentation, liposuction has shown a 5% increase (258,558 procedures) from 2017, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. It has also increased in popularity following the shutdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic. With so many Americans seeking to …Read More
What Are Gummy Bear Breast Implants?
Frequently I hear patients ask about “gummy bear” implants. This term creates confusion because it isn’t a medical term. Rather, it can mean different things to different people. Today I’m going to help clear things up about the so-called gummy bear implants and discuss why it’s important to discuss your implant options with your doctor. …Read More
Mommy Makeover Surgery: Patient Success Story
Nichole dreamed of getting mommy makeover surgery for years after having her children. She felt in her heart that this is something she wanted to do for herself and no one else. “What helped me decide to move forward with surgery is my husband telling me that he would support me in whatever decision I …Read More
7 Cosmetic Procedures Just for Men
Too often, men assume cosmetic procedures are only for women, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Now is the perfect time to treat yourself to a manly makeover. Learn more about our cosmetic procedures designed just for men and schedule a consultation with Dr. Bajaj at Bajaj Plastic Surgery.