What Can You Include in Your Mommy Makeover?

Are you done having kids and ready to get your pre-pregnancy body back? If so, it might be time for a mommy makeover procedure. A mommy makeover can involve virtually the whole body and combine procedures for a customizable, full-body rejuvenation. Here are a few common procedures that can be included in your mommy […]

Aesthetic Breast Surgery

Breast augmentation remains one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. Many times a breast augmentation is done with OTHER cosmetic procedures. After augmentation, the most common was mastopexy (lift) with augmentation and lastly breast reduction. Overall major complications occurred in 1.46% of the patients with hematoma and infection being the most common. The two […]

Vampire Breast Lift

For a while everyone was talking about the vampire face lift.  The media were enamored with it – it was big in Hollywood.  I can’t help but think is was due to its catchy name.  Now we have a vampire breast lift.  Basically all you do is spin the patient’s blood down to get […]

Breast Augmentation and Breast Feeding

Breast augmentation remains one of the most popular operations we do.  Many potential patients are younger and unmarried so many will question about the effects of breast implants and nursing. I always tell patients getting pregnant and nursing children will have certain long term effects of your breasts, with our without implants.  In my […]

Antibiotic Irrigation in Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation continues to be a much sought after operation.  The most common complication associated with breast augmentation is capsular contracture.  Everyone who gets an augmentation will develop two capsules.  This is your bodies response to a foreign body, but the key is to keep it soft and natural.  I routinely irrigate my augmentation […]

Sub-Pectoral Breast Augmentation – What Happens to the Muscle?

When doing a breast augmentation, there are usually two areas into which we place the implant – sub-glandular (below the gland) or sub-pectoral or (below the muscle). Some surgeons employ one or the other technique exclusively where as I will decide based on the type of implant, the patients desires and their anatomy. But […]

Newer Trends in 2016

The statistics are in and 2016 is now in the record books.  We saw 17.1 million surgical and minimally invasive procedures performed with breast augmentation and Botox leading the way.  Overall the 2016 statistics saw a 3% increase over 2015. Facial cosmetic procedures saw a sharp rise and once again are one of the […]

Breast Implants – Round or Anatomical?

This is a question I always get asked and for the most part I don’t think it matters.  There was a study done comparing round implants versus anatomical implants on several breast augmentation patients.  Several received mammogram’s either 3 or 6 months post op and guess what?  They were all round.  A recent study […]

Interesting Trends in Breast Surgery

When we think of breast surgery I guess in most people’s mind we think of breast augmentation or breast enlargement.  It still remains one of the most requested cosmetic procedures we do but things are changing.  Comparing 2015 to 2014 breast aug’s are down2%.  I know in my practice I see more and more […]

Does Implant Shape Matter?

Many times women come in to see me for breast augmentation and in many cases the conversation turns to implant shape – round or anatomical (tear drop). On the surface one might readily say the more natural tear drop shape. A recent study was done to see if in fact shape really does matter. […]