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 […]

The 411 on Fat Grafting/Fat Transfer

To me the ability to graft or transfer fat from one part of the body to another has been a tremendous tool I use almost daily to eliminate some of the stigma of aging.  This has been a remarkable advance in cosmetic surgery.  I tell my patients this is “liquid gold”.

One of the sure […]

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 […]

Fat Grafting in Breasts

I recently read a great article about the use of fat grafting in primary breast augmentation.  I am utilizing more and more fat in breast augmentation surgery.  I call this a composite aug.  Another title is a two-fer like two for one because I take fat from where you don’t want it and put […]

2015 Statistics on Cosmetic Procedures

Last year 2015, Americans spent over 13.5 billion dollars on wanting to look their best.  Of the most popular surgical procedures, liposuction led the way followed by breast augmentation, tummy tuck, eyelid surgery and mastopexy (breast lift).  Cracking the top 10 for the first time was fat transplantation.  90% of patients are women.  Women […]

Breast Augmentation – Exciting New Option

One of the most exciting things to happen in plastic surgery is the development of techniques where we use a patient’s own fat to rebuild their breasts.  This is a win win.  On many of my breast aug patient’s I recommend what I call  a COMPOSITE AUG.  I use an implant, preferably silicone and […]

New Trends in Aesthetic Medicine

Last year we reached a milestone.  Americans spent more than $13.5 billion dollars on surgical and non-surgical procedures.  About 58% were for surgical procedures and 42% were for non-surgical.  With such hit TV shows like Nip & Tuck and Botched, it’s no wonder plastic surgery remains in the mainstream.  For many men and women […]

Cosmetic Surgery: What Are The Risks?

GENERAL RISKS

Facelift
Liposuction
Breast Augmentation
Breast Lift/Reduction
Blepharoplasty
Coronal Lift or Brow Lift
Mastopexy/Augmentation

There are certain risks that are part and parcel to any operation. I tell all my patients that bruising, swelling, scarring, infection and bleeding are potential problems as with any operation whether it is a cosmetic procedure or functional such as hernia repair. People occasionally ask me […]

What Are The Risks With Breast Lift/Breast Reduction

Both of these operations are very popular. Both involve reshaping of the breast by removing excess skin and relocation of the nipple. However, in a breast reduction we go one step further in that we remove excess breast tissue to take extra weight off of a patient’s neck, back & shoulders. In some cases […]