Back pain and shoulder pain, ill-fitting clothes, low self-esteem are just some of the reasons large-breasted women undergo breast reduction or mammoplasty. The surgery removes excess skin and tissue, reducing the weight of the breasts so they project outward, not downward. One hurdle stands in the way of a good breast reduction result – the integrity of the skin.
Breast augmentation, or augmentation mammaplasty, is a popular and routine outpatient procedure that generally takes no more than a couple of hours to complete. Afterwards, patients are allowed to return home without staying overnight. Breast augmentation surgery is the most common plastic surgery procedure in the United States.
All reputable plastic surgeons have “before and after” photos. These serve as their portfolio, much in the same way an artist shares their work. Before selecting a plastic surgeon, it is important to view these images. Here are five things to note when viewing plastic surgery before and after photos.
Also called rhytids, facial wrinkles may be cute on this little guy, but not so much on us humans. Women, especially, know the first sign of wrinkles to be our preview to inevitable aging, and the quest to remove them begins. In order to arrest the rascally wrinkle formation, it helps to know what causes them. Then we can begin to get rid of them.
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery gathers data yearly providing a snapshot of the most popular surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedure trends for the previous year. Taking a look at the numbers for 2016 and the data supplied in 2017, predictions for the top six cosmetic procedure trends for men in 2018 put the focus on nonsurgical treatments; Botox, dermal fillers and IPL skin rejuvenation and surgical procedures; liposuction, male breast reduction for gynecomastia and eyelid surgery.
Set your radio frequency dial to great skin! The latest advancement in skin rejuvenation adds controlled heat to fractional resurfacing. Fractora (by InMode) combines radio frequency and fractional resurfacing to remodel deep collagen. The result, improved skin tone, texture, wrinkles and fine lines. Fractora is versatile so your practitioner can adjust the treatment for all skin types, making it easy to dial in great skin.
Are they different? The answer is absolutely YES. While the difference appears to be in nomenclature or terminology, the actual difference lies in the training, qualifications, and capabilities of the surgeons.
Double chins are getting the spotlight these days. Thanks to technology really. Even though you can’t look down and see your own neck, selfies, Facetime and shiny I-phone surfaces put your double chin right back in your face. Perhaps, this is why the preferred selfie pose is one where the camera is above. In any event, people are clamoring to rid themselves of this extra neck baggage tout suite.