The most important choice a patient ever makes prior to having cosmetic surgery is the plastic surgeon she chooses. Patients will sometimes intensively research the price of a procedure, when more emphasis should go to the surgeon?s results, experience, and qualifications.
Lengthier operations in plastic surgery more frequently lead to complications. Minimizing operative time, often with a qualified assistant, is a worthy goal.
Tummy tucks have long provided the solution to hanging skin, but cumbersome drains were part of the surgery, No more! Read about a tummy tuck without drains.
What board is the doctor certified by? If you?re looking for a plastic surgeon, make sure he?s certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery; if you?re looking for a dermatologist, make sure he?s certified by the American Board of Dermatology.
When we do a breast augmentation, we can use either silicone gel or saline implants. There was a time when we used saline implants almost exclusively, but not anymore.
One of our most popular operations is a tummy tuck, officially known as an ?abdominoplasty,? and recent advances, like having no drains after surgery, have been met with cheers from our patients.
Arm lifts have grown in popularity over the past few years, with an increase of 4000% since the year 2000. Driven mostly by patients who have lost massive amounts of weight, the procedure has received a shot in the arm by celebrities’ sleeveless physiques (hello, Michelle Obama!).