Silicone, Saline and Structured (Ideal) Breast Implants

You have options when it comes to breast augmentation. Now you can choose from silicone, saline or structured breast implants. Continue reading to understand the differences.   Breast implants: Know your options Even though you may be more familiar with silicone and saline, we’ll still review these. Silicone implants are sturdier and stronger than they were in the past.   In the 1990’s there was......
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The Skinny BBL (Brazilian Butt Lift)

safe bbl
As plastic surgeons, we hear it from patients all the time…do I have to gain weight for a Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL). For those not familiar, a BBL is a procedure wherein your plastic surgeon takes fat from the torso via liposuction and injects the fat back into the buttocks. And the answer is “no,” you don’t have to gain weight. You can get great...
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3 types of a Mommy Makeover [video]

Mommy Makeover
The term Mommy Makeover is thrown around quite a bit amongst plastic surgeons and patients considering the procedure. But what is it? At its most basic meaning, a Mommy Makeover is a procedure to the breasts and abdomen to give a woman back her pre-pregnancy body. But there are several variations as you will see below.   Types of Mommy Makeover In our practice, a...
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3 options for financing cosmetic surgery and other healthcare services [video]

options for financing cosmetic surgery
If you’re considering any type of procedure that will be paid out of pocket because it’s considered cosmetic or because it’s medically necessary and you haven’t met your deductible, you want to read this first! Here are 3 options for financing cosmetic surgery or any healthcare service.   Options for Financing cosmetic surgery or other healthcare services If you don’t have the cash flow to...
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Which breast lift technique is right for you? [video]

breast lift technique
In this post, you’ll read about the breast lift and which breast lift technique may be right for you. The video below provide visual examples of each. They have their pros and cons but most importantly, the type of incision isn’t your “choice.” It’s a matter of how much breast droop or ptosis you have. That translates into how much excess skin you have. The...
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Perfect patient experience? The doctor has to have their own operating room

perfect patient experience
Want to offer patients the perfect patient experience when it comes to their surgical procedure? Then there’s one thing the doctor must do: be in 100% control of the perioperative (pre-, intra-, and postop-) experience. And to do that, the doctor must have their own office-based operating room.   That time I just missed providing the perfect patient experience While I do have my own...
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Three ways to treat your abdominal bulge after pregnancy

abdominal bulge after pregnancy
Anyone that’s had a child (one or multiple) is familiar with the upper abdominal bulge after pregnancy. This may resolve a few months after pregnancy or it may remain. That bulge is due to three things and therefore, requires three procedures done at the same time to address all of them.   Abdominal bulge after pregnancy The upper abdominal bulge, shown above, that occurs after...
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