Everyone is Different: So is the Price for Plastic Surgery Procedures
Are you wanting to feel more confident, but just can’t lose those extra 10 pounds? Are you seeking out cosmetic surgery? Then you may want to know how much these procedures are going to cost you. Although that’s smart, there might be some frustration because there is no set price. Understanding the price of a …Read More
How to Gift a Cosmetic Procedure
Love is in the air and what better way to show that special someone how much you care for them than by helping them get the cosmetic procedure or treatment that’s been on their wish list? The new year brings new opportunities for partners to take adventures together, to make their relationships stronger, and to …Read More
Why I got the FemTouch laser….
This statement can be taken two ways – as a personal testimonial as to why I had the laser treatment and as a business testimonial about why I chose to purchase the laser for my practice. The answer to the question actually applies to both aspects. First, what is the FemTouch? FemTouch is non-surgical treatment …Read More
Can I do push-ups after a breast augmentation?
by Anu Bajaj, M.D Recently, a patient asked me this question. The other related question that I’ve also been asked is, “Can you do a Chaturanga after a breast augmentation?” The question may be a concern if the implants are placed underneath the pectoralis (or chest) muscle. I remember that as a resident, I would …Read More
DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction
Many different techniques are available for breast reconstruction. These include implant-based reconstruction, and autologous tissue-based reconstruction techniques (breast reconstruction using your own tissue). While an implant-based reconstruction offers patients a shorter surgery and recovery period, implants are temporary devices and will not last a patient for her lifetime. Also, most studies have shown that implants …Read More
Risks vs Benefits
What happens when the outcome of a surgery isn’t what you had expected or hoped for? I hear (or rather see) this question all the time — I can scroll through Real Self and read the questions which others have posted about what is normal, what can be expected from surgery, and if a revision …Read More
Ariel Winter Exudes Confidence After Revealing Her Breast Reduction
Ariel Winter, the 17 year old star of the TV hit, Modern Family, recently revealed that earlier this summer, she underwent breast reduction surgery. In her interview with Glamour Magazine, Ariel talks candidly about her decision to undergo breast reduction. Struggling with the emotional and physical burden of her size 32F breasts, Ariel made the …Read More
Arm Yourself with Confidence
Loose, dangling upper arm skin is a common concern for many individuals. Targeting the dreaded “bat wing”, Brachioplasty gives your arms a thinner, more toned appearance. Brachioplasty, more commonly known as an arm lift, removes excess skin from the upper arm. At Bajaj Plastic Surgery, Brachioplasty has been an ever popular procedure. Dr. Anu Bajaj …Read More
3 Breast Reconstruction Myths We Need to Set Straight
When I see a new consult, I strive to ensure that my patients and their families have realistic expectations and a clear understanding of the risks involve with any surgical procedure. Managing patient expectations can be the most difficult and important aspect of a successful surgical procedure. In my practice as a plastic surgeon, I …Read More
Smoking and Plastic Surgery: Just Don’t Do It
We all know that smoking is bad. As physicians, most of us routinely counsel our patients to stop smoking. However, I have found that many patients referred to me don’t understand why I will refuse to perform a surgical procedure unless they have quit smoking – before and after surgery. Occasionally, a patient may become …Read More
TumTape: A Genius Tummy Tuck Alternative or an Over-Hyped Bandage?
We all have sat through ridiculous infomercials claiming to be the solution to hiding that extra flab around the tummy, however, a new creation by 45-year-old mother of four, Karen Macauley, has been getting a lot of attention from the media. Introducing the brand new TumTape. Now, I have to admit, when I was watching …Read More