Double Chin: Causes And Treatment Options

Patients who suffer from extra fat or loose, sagging skin in the neck area often seek solutions for a slimmer profile. Many people choose to have neck lift surgery, liposuction or Ultherapy® to help reduce the appearance of a double chin. Common Causes of a Double Chin Obesity: The most common cause of double chins […]

Are You a Candidate for Liposuction?

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons recently released their 2017 plastic surgery statistics, and liposuction came in at number two behind breast augmentation. With an increase in the number of procedures performed as compared to 2016, there’s a reason almost 250,000 women and men opted to undergo liposuction last year. Despite the rise of non-invasive […]

Breast Reconstruction Is All About Choices

The many decisions women face after receiving a breast cancer diagnosis are intensely personal. Finding out about breast reconstruction should ideally begin when you are first diagnosed to avoid making decisions that may limit your future options. The advanced procedures available for breast reconstruction can help women restore their bodies and return to their lives […]

Body After Baby

Pregnancy has a major impact on a woman’s body, and it can be difficult for your abdomen to bounce back, even after losing weight and getting on the treadmill regularly. Though it is possible to lose the excess fat that accumulates over the course of pregnancy in the abdomen, hips and waist, over-stretched muscles and […]

You Don’t Have To Hate Your Neck Anymore

A double chin is a very common concern for women and men alike, and this area of stubborn fat is often due to genetics and resistant to diet and exercise. Until recently, liposuction was the only way to eliminate a double chin, but many patients weren’t willing to undergo invasive surgery for such a small […]

Top Plastic Surgery Procedures For Men

More than ever before, men are choosing to enhance and improve their appearance with cosmetic surgery procedures. In 2013, more than 1.2 million men in the United States had at least one cosmetic procedure, according to a comprehensive study released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. With advances in technique and technology, cosmetic surgery […]

Surgical Drains Demystified

Many of my patients are understandably concerned when I tell them they may need to have a drain after their surgery.  There are concerns about how they work, how long they will need  to remain in place, how they will be concealed, and how they are removed.  They are commonly used after tummy tucks, facelifts, […]

Plastic Surgery for Men: More Common Than You Think

Women are not the only ones who want to look in the mirror and like what they see.  Men are just as interested (if not more so) in the way they look.  The motivating factors for men are not much different than women.  Some want to look more attractive and youthful for personal fulfillment, while […]

The Top Five Plastic Surgery Procedures of 2011

With more than 1.5 million cosmetic surgery procedures performed in 2011 in the United States, plastic surgery is clearly trusted and embraced by many people. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the most popular procedures performed last year were: ∙ Breast augmentation (“augmentation mammaplasty”): 307,000 ∙ Nose reshaping (“rhinoplasty”): 244,000 ∙ Liposuction […]