Archive for March, 2017

Frustrated by Excess Skin?

One of the most common and frustrating aesthetic issues that countless people have to deal with is the problems caused by loose excess skin. This unsightly issue can ruin the appearance of areas all around your body, like your arms, neck, thighs, stomach, and face. Excess loose skin can be effectively removed through surgery. In   read more…

Is Loose Skin Giving Your Arms the “Bat Wing” Look?

Excess sagging skin can be a massive detriment to your overall look. Sagging skin can occur anywhere on the body, and the appearance of areas like your neck, face, thighs, stomach, and arms can be significantly disturbed by a moderate amount of skin sagging. Massive changes in your weight, aging, and gravity can give your   read more…

The Difference Between a Breast Lift and a Breast Augmentation

The term “breast enhancement procedure” can be used to categorize the breast lift and breast augmentation procedure, but these two options cater towards different breast issues and offer different forms of aesthetic enhancement. The breast lift procedure is used to correct breast sagging. It is ideal for women who are looking to restore the shape   read more…

Can a dual plane pocket be created during a trans-axillary breast augmentation?

There are a lot of misconceptions about the axillary approach to breast augmentation. In the past the augmentation was done “blindly” or with limited visualization of the breast pocket. This lead to implants that were high or limited release of the inferior portion of the pectoralis muscle as is done in a dual plane breast   read more…

What is the recovery time for a trans-axillary breast augmentation?

Axillary breast augmentation is a great option for women that want to avoid any incision on their breasts. The incision is well hidden in one of the natural creases in the arm pit. There used to be a myth that silicone implants could not be placed through an axillary incision and that is not true.   read more…

What do I need to do to prepare for my Face and Neck lift?

This is a great question as you want to help make the surgery go as smooth as possible. Every surgeon has their own pre-op routine but they are typically very similar. In my practice, I see patient two or three weeks before the surgery for a pre-op visit. At this visit we go over the   read more…

If you get an areola incision, can the implant be placed under the muscle?

The implant can be placed under the muscle from a peri-areolar, IMF and trans-axillary incision. There a various advantages and disadvantages to each of these approaches. The peri-areolar approach can be very popular as the scar can be hidden at the border of the areola and the natural skin. From this approach, you can place   read more…

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