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What Price, Beauty?

October 25, 2010 by Center for Plastic Surgery

Should we be trading off dollars for safety and/or results? You don’t have to trade off one for the other; however, most of us know deep down that “you get what you pay for”.

Key Questions to Ask as You Consider Breast Augmentation Surgery

The taboo surrounding cosmetic surgery has evaporated like Heidi Montag’s waistline.  In our practice we are seeing women of all ages are signing up to add curves in lieu of vacationing this summer.  So what does one look for when shopping for a breast augmentation?  Here are some tips to consider: Training: Has the Surgeon… Read more »

“A Gift Just for Me”

For 63 year old Susan, needles are a terrifying thought – so much so that she even delivered her son naturally.  She said, “I wanted to give a gift to myself to take care of the turkey neck I had always hated. I inherited it from my father, and it got even more exaggerated after… Read more »

What Makes a Mommy Makeover?

April 3, 2014 by Samir S. Rao, MD

If you’re a mom, chances are your body looks somewhat different after having children. Earlier generations may have called stretch marks, loose abdominal muscles, and sagging breasts “badges of motherhood,” but today more women are choosing to combat these changes and restore their bodies more closely to what they looked like before having children. A… Read more »

Breast Augmentation + Breast Lift = Breast Shaping

It is completely natural for the appearance of the breasts to change over time. Your breasts can lose their shape and fullness for a variety of reasons: the aging process can create sagging breasts; weight fluctuations can deflate the breasts; breastfeeding and pregnancy can lead to similar changes. If you’re concerned about the size of… Read more »

Are You Looking at a Real “Result” in Before-and-After Photos?

February 28, 2014 by James H. French Jr., MD, FACS

“If it looks too good to be true, it probably is.” We’ve all heard this adage. But what about dramatic before-and-after photos that are so often shown to advertise a plastic surgery procedure? Aren’t we supposed to see dramatic results from plastic surgery? Men and women understandably want noticeable results from cosmetic surgery, and photos that… Read more »