Do you have “bat wings”? Those large, hanging sections of skin on your upper arms are embarrassing and make life more difficult. An arm lift gets rid of bat wings and leaves your arms looking youthful and fantastic. How do bat wings happen in the first place? Age, genetics, and major weight loss can cause …Read More
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Monthly Archives: February 2017
To combat drooping, sagging excess facial skin, many people get facelifts. These procedures regularly make patients look and feel years younger. To begin a traditional facelift procedure, your plastic surgeon will create an incision along your hairline, stretching from ear to ear. This incision will travel down the area in front of the ear and …Read More
Brachioplasty surgery can restore shape and tone to the upper arms, removing that unpleasant drooping skin and flab and recontouring the underlying tissues. If brachioplasty seems like it might be beneficial for you, read on to learn more. Various types of brachioplasty incision may be employed depending on the patient’s aesthetic goals and the plastic …Read More
When you look online for photos of individuals who have had cosmetic surgery on their face, you usually see the before and after pictures. In the vast majority of cases, the after picture is a lot better than the before picture. However, what is interesting is that very rarely do you see the in between …Read More
When we think about a facial treatment, we usually conjure up images of abrasive resurfacing, chemical peels or facelifts. These are, of course, popular means of rejuvenating the facial skin, either by ablation methods, repositioning of the dermis or scrubbing away dead or damaged surface skin cells. A photofacial involves none of these techniques, however. …Read More
Children Reading Pratham Books and Akshara, by Pratham Books on Flickr Many plastic surgeons prefer using a patient’s own tissues for corrective ear surgery, according to a recent survey by the ASPS. The survey, which asked a range of questions about corrective ear surgery, aimed to determine if new and emerging tissue products might …Read More
When you look in the mirror, you are not happy with what you see. Your skin no longer has that glow that drew everyone in when you were younger. You’re starting to see fine lines and other blemishes that take away from your appearance. Scarring from acne may be an issue as well. You try …Read More
Stem cells are in the news a lot lately, especially in the world of plastic surgery, where bodily stem cells are changing the field of autologous fat grafting. A new fat grafting breast reconstruction procedure has now been added to the growing list of successful procedures centered on the use of bodily stem cells. The …Read More
Your plastic surgeon may recommend a DIEP flap breast reconstruction procedure to follow your mastectomy. During a flap reconstruction procedure, the plastic surgeon reconstructs the breast mound with donor tissue from another location on the patient’s body.DIEP flap breast reconstruction involves the transfer of a flap of fat and skin tissue from the abdomen to …Read More